| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Developers have proposed building a $19 million apartment tower in an area slated for revitalization on downtown's west side that would include 92 affordable and market-rate rentals but would require city and state tax subsidies.
The board of the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeis asking the City Council to grant generous property tax breaks for the developers of the long-stalled Superblock project on the west side of downtown, calling it a linchpin of her long-term strategy to grow the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Maryland's highest court has cleared the way for the city to move forward with its plans for the long-delayed $152 million Superblock project.
The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Lawyers for Baltimore say a group of Westport residents seeking an injunction to stop construction of the Horseshoe Casino along Russell Street have no legal standing and are being used by a shadowy organization more concerned with delaying the facility...
| Mar 2, 2013
The only residents of the Westport waterfront last week were a gaggle of geese that commandeered a large puddle amid the brush and broken asphalt. The only structure was a battered chain-link fence, capturing wind-blown litter along the perimeter.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Tidewater Yacht Service Center in Port Covington was named winner of the 2012 Maryland Clean Marina contest in the large boatyard category. The business was commended by the Department of Natural Resources for taking steps to protect the environment...
| Jan 12, 2013
Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Until last month, M.J. "Jay" Brodie was the only person to hold the title of president of the Baltimore Development Corp. since it was organized in the mid-1990s into its current form, with a largely private-sector board of directors.
What the city's...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:56 PM
The Baltimore City Council on Monday granted preliminary approval to more than $20 million in tax breaks for the long-stalled "Superblock" development.
The council's unanimous vote provides for $22.1 million in tax breaks to the developer, Lexington...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed.
"It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Any business that gets a city contract or major financial help from City Hall could be required to hire 51 percent of new workers from within the city limits or face a criminal sanction.
Those are the terms of a new bill proposed by City Council...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Whenever Allyn Simon thought she needed to get a better deal on her electricity bill, she would visit various Maryland energy suppliers' websites, take notes and sometimes call customer service. The process could take hours.
But the 56-year-old North...