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  • Shopping for electricity just a PointClickSwitch away

    Shopping for electricity just a PointClickSwitch away
    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...
  • Mayor launching micro-loan program for Baltimore small businesses

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is launching a micro-loan fund for small businesses in Baltimore, to help them hire and stabilize their businesses. The effort, called BaltimoreMICRO, will enable small businesses with under $1 million in annual revenue...
  • Rawlings-Blake names new Rec and Parks director

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities. Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday

    Senator Theatre sale, for $500,000, to be approved Wednesday
    Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of the Senator Theatre to its current operators Wednesday for $500,000. Senator Theatre LLC, a company controlled by James “Buzz” Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, has...
  • Tide Point and taxes

    Tide Point and taxes
    The Baltimore City Council made the right choice Monday in unanimously approving an important provision in the deal that will retain Under Armour's corporate headquarters at Tide Point and allow the maker of branded performance apparel to greatly expand...
  • City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss

    City sells Senator Theatre at $310,000 loss
    Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller. "I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
  • Two plans considered for Parkway Theatre

    Two plans considered for Parkway Theatre
    The Baltimore Development Corp.'s board considered two proposals for the restoration of the historic Parkway Theatre at their monthly meeting Thursday morning. The BDC, the city's economic development arm, received three proposals to redevelop the...