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  • Pity the poor Harbor Pointers

    Pity the poor Harbor Pointers
    The next time you're out for a pleasant evening stroll on Lancaster Street in Harbor East, make sure you realize that you're in one of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods. The man in the Armani suit walking out of a green glass office building and...
  • Harbor Point and Perkins Homes

    Harbor Point and Perkins Homes
    Tomorrow City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to hold a hearing on a resolution calling on the developers of the tony Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront to invest at least $15.6 million into the nearby Perkins Homes public housing development. It...
  • Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning

    Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning
    It's been a good year for the 1 percent. The protesters who occupied public spaces in cities across the country, beginning with Wall Street on Sept. 17, 2011, garnered a great deal of attention for the idea that our democracy is being hijacked by the...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
  • Affordable-housing requirement waived for Superblock

    Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development has waived the affordable-housing requirement for the Lexington Square "Superblock" project, a development discussed Thursday at a meeting of the City Council's Taxation, Finance and Economic...
  • Accelerate Baltimore readies for second class of startup dreamers next year

    Big news today for startup dreamers: The Accelerate Baltimore program, run out of the Emerging Technology Center in Baltimore, is going to launch its second program next year, and will over spots to six companies. The first Accelerate Baltimore class...
  • 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...
  • Caesars gets 30 more days to cut deal with city

    The Caesars Entertainment-backed group with a license to build a casino in Baltimore will have an additional 30 days to work out the details of a needed legal agreement with the city, Maryland's slots commission said Thursday. The extension means that...
  • Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator

    Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator
    It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...