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  • Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday

    Miracle on Main Streets kicks off Wednesday
    Shoppers who lined up at Sears on Thanksgiving and braved Walmart before dawn on Black Friday might want a change of pace, city officials are hoping. With the Miracle on Main Streets campaign, the city hopes to encourage holiday shopping in Baltimore's...
  • Grading system for Baltimore restaurants proposed

    Grading system for Baltimore restaurants proposed
    Restaurant and bar owners in Baltimore may soon be required to post letter grades rating their performance in city health inspections — a system aimed at informing the public about the cleanliness of neighborhood eateries. Legislation mandating...
  • Steps toward population growth

    Steps toward population growth
    With the city putting together a plan for adding 10,000 families to Baltimore, this is a good time for interested Baltimoreans to weigh in. I'm told that the plan will be driven by the best possible data — a great place to start. But the plan...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • BDC recommends Harbor Point's $107 million tax increment financing request

    BDC recommends Harbor Point's $107 million tax increment financing request
    The board of the Baltimore Development Corp. is recommending the city approve a developer's request for $107 million in tax increment financing to pay for roads, utilities and parks for the $1 billion mixed-use Harbor Point development on the waterfront...
  • City wants $20 million upgrade at Lexington Market

    City wants $20 million upgrade at Lexington Market
    Charles Kelley stands in Baltimore's historic Lexington Market, chowing down on a Faidley's overstuffed crab cake sandwich. It doesn't bother the 37-year-old North Carolina man that the market doesn't have gourmet coffee, wine or cheese shops. He's OK...
  • City says injunction for casino construction not warranted

    City says injunction for casino construction not warranted
    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...
  • Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront

    Bankruptcy suit reveals details about Turner's tries to develop Westport waterfront
    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. By now...
  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city homeowners, officials said. The...
  • Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward

    Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward
    For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
  • City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family

    City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
  • City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers

    City Council committee nixes tax breaks for urban farmers
    A City Council committee on Tuesday killed a bill to grant tax breaks to urban farmers after the mayor's office said it would set a bad precedent. The opposition by the administration of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake outraged Councilwoman Mary Pat...