| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
An inner-city Baltimore grocery chain is closing its stores, delivering a blow to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's efforts to eliminate the city's "food deserts" and provide more residents with healthy eating options.
An official of Stop Shop Save, a...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Residents of one of Baltimore's many "food deserts" will gain more access to fresh meats and produce when what officials say is the city's largest grocery store opens Thursday in Howard Park.
The 67,000-square-foot ShopRite store reflects a push to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University. He returned Wednesday as the head of an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to build out Jordan's lone waterfront city into...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The state has approved bigger tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore, including the site of a new Amazon warehouse. Designed to spur job creation, the benefits took effect Tuesday.
The new "focus areas" provide property owners with a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
A listless west-side block of downtown Baltimore will undergo an energetic makeover if an idea generated by DIY-style theater troupes and local developer Winstead "Ted" Rouse comes to fruition.
Their plan, submitted earlier this year when the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move that reflects growing confidence in the city's fiscal health and will lead to potentially millions of dollars in savings for the city budget.
The city's new AA...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Pandora soon will add its logo to the city's skyline as the company relocates its regional headquarters for the Americas and about 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia by early 2015.
The Danish jeweler known for its charm bracelets announced...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Ernest L. Caldwell Jr., a retired senior city planner and urban designer who did early studies for what became Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died of complications of Parkinson's disease July 8 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Stoneleigh resident was 74....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Baltimore County received $1.5 million Wednesday to assist small businesses and those owned by minorities and women through the Maryland Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund, according to a county-issued statement.
Baltimore County was...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office said Friday she has replaced her chief of staff Alexander M. Sanchez with her longtime friend and colleague Kaliope Parthemos, the deputy mayor for economic development since 2010.
"It was a mutual agreement...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93.
After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he'll eliminate 212 officer positions — all vacant — from the department, marking the first significant reduction in the ranks in decades.
Shrinking the size of the police...