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  • Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program

    Mayor comes to Hampden to promote micro-loan program
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came to The Charmery on Wednesday to promote Hampden's new ice cream parlor as a success story of the city's fledgling micro-loan program for small businesses — and to try the new "S.R.B." flavor , a swirl of...
  • City broke laws by meeting in secret, state board rules

    City broke laws by meeting in secret, state board rules
    For the third time in six months, a state board has ruled that Baltimore's government engaged in closed-door meetings that violated Maryland's transparency law. In an opinion released this week, the Open Meetings Compliance Board ruled that the Baltimore...
  • Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns

    Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
    A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until last year was barred from construction because of the risk of flooding. City officials' high hopes for casino...
  • Panel conditionally OK's Exelon tower design with apartments

    Panel conditionally OK's Exelon tower design with apartments
    The addition of apartments to Beatty Development Group's planned Exelon Corp. tower at Harbor Point took another step forward after a city panel recommended qualified approval Thursday for its design. The Baltimore City Urban Design and Architectural...
  • City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe

    City writes $1,105 check for rent it didn't owe
    The Baltimore housing department recently tried to give away some money — $1,105 to be exact. That was the amount of a check sent to retired lawyer Constance Putzel in June, with a notation that the city was paying her for ground rent she held on...
  • Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing

    Crowd expected for hearing on Harbor Point's financing
    Hundreds of people are planning to protest tonight against a city proposal to provide $107 million in tax increment financing to the Harbor Point development near Harbor East. The protest will begin at 4 p.m. at City Hall before the 5 p.m. work...
  • Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point

    Council committee approves aid for Harbor Point
    After hearing from scores of citizens opposed to the deal, a Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan Wednesday night to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The 3-0 vote came over the objections of...
  • Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill

    Stokes says he won't sign Harbor Point subsidy bill
    City Councilman Carl Stokes, chairman of the taxation committee, says he is refusing to physically sign legislation needed to approve public subsidies for the $1.8 billion Harbor Point development. The city's taxation committee voted 3-0 Wednesday night...
  • The jury's still out on Harbor Point

    The jury's still out on Harbor Point
    The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt.  Despite an unusual amount...
  • Harbor Point deal goes to full council Monday

    Harbor Point deal goes to full council Monday
    Opponents of more than $100 million in public financing for an upscale waterfront development say they plan to continue to fight the proposal as it goes before the full City Council for a vote Monday evening. But City Council President Bernard C. "Jack"...
  • No more Harbor Point surprises

    No more Harbor Point surprises
    Those who are dead set against the proposed $107 million in tax increment financing bonds to cover roads, parks and other infrastructure associated with the Harbor Point project are bound to find disquieting the news that developer Michael Beatty plans to...
  • Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds

    Harbor Point developer to buy project's city-issued bonds
    The developer of Harbor Point plans to buy the initial offering of city-issued bonds for the $1.8 billion project, accruing millions in interest from the controversial public financing deal, city officials confirmed Thursday. Developer Michael S. Beatty'...