| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:27 AM
City economic development officials will hear from the public Tuesday night on a proposal to reduce the size of a city zone in which businesses or developers get property tax breaks for making investments.
The Baltimore Development Corp. has scheduled...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Of Love & Regret, Brian Strumke's upcoming bar in Brewer's Hill, got an endorsement from the Baltimore Liquor Board Thursday.
The board conditionally approved the bar's liquor license, pending a meeting with the Canton Community Association. Of Love &...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Maryland Film Festival would transform the historic and long-shuttered Parkway Theatre into a venue for small independent films and concerts under one of three proposals to enliven a key intersection in Baltimore's Charles North neighborhood.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 12:51 PM
The Emerging Technology Center, Baltimore's main incubator for technology firms, is hopping onto the latest trend in cultivating startups by launching its own accelerator program.
Modeled after similar programs across the country, the ETC's "Accelerate...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Baltimore's Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a four-month extension of a land sale agreement between the city and developers of the Superblock, a West Side redevelopment project long tangled in legal challenges.
The five members of the spending...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Johns Hopkins Health System plans to open a $35 million expanded emergency department at Bayview Medical Center by January 2014, followed by a new oncology wing for its lung cancer treatment program.
Preliminary plans for the expansion at the eastern...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:05 AM
The embarrassing and unfortunate financial failure of the Baltimore Grand Prix was caused by a pervasive culture of secrecy and privilege within City Hall and at Baltimore Racing Development.
Had more facts been available to the press and the public,...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note.
The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Several groups are angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race.
At least two teams — each headed by a...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I take exception to those who feel demolishing blight won't create new and better housing opportunities ("Market forces alone can't produce more affordable housing in Baltimore," Dec. 30).
In 1980, the city demolished several acres of land in Upper Fells...
| Jan 10, 2012
Financing is in place for the redevelopment of the old Mount Vernon Mill in Hampden as a $43 million complex of apartments, condominiums, offices and restaurants overlooking the Jones Falls, the developer said.
David Tufaro's company, Terra Nova Ventures...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:22 AM
There's a new Carolina cuisine joint in Baltimore. It's called, appropriately enough, Low Country Kitchen — but just try to find it. Unless you had a good reason to be walking past Hannah Williams' new takeout place, you might never see it.