| May 23, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The Baltimore Development Corp.'s board on Thursday morning approved the sale of a warehouse site in the neighborhood just north of Little Italy and east of downtown so that a $45 million apartment complex can be built.
The property, at 1107 E....
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Wednesday, Baltimore's Board of Estimates approved a property tax break that would save a typical homeowner $140 a year — good news, to be sure. But that may have failed to impress many Baltimoreans in light of Monday's decision by the city's...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I applaud The Sun for its recent editorial on income inequality ("Labor reawakens," April 27). The increasing income inequality in this country affects the ability of families to survive, much less thrive, on what they earn from minimum wage jobs.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:13 PM
T. Rowe Price, a fixture in downtown Baltimore since its founding 76 years ago, is considering moving its headquarters once its current lease expires in 2017, the company said Wednesday.
The Baltimore-based money manager is weighing several options,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:57 AM
With the city putting together a plan for adding 10,000 families to Baltimore, this is a good time for interested Baltimoreans to weigh in. I'm told that the plan will be driven by the best possible data — a great place to start. But the plan...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Meeting behind closed doors, the city's Board of Finance on Monday approved more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a massive, waterfront development project that will host energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:44 AM
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.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:57 PM
A survey by the Innovation Alliance found that a vast majority of participants in Baltimore's technology community are interested in a "hub" — akin to similar spaces in New York City and San Diego — that could be used for meetings, conferences...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:15 AM
MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake's office recently issued a press release applauding the restoration and preservation of the Baltimore Battle Monument honoring the sacrifices of Baltimore's citizens through the War of 1812.
But overlooking the Inner...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month — a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:10 PM
With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration.
Since the fall, the city's budget director,...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The Baltimore City Council on Monday approved a new map for the city's enterprise zone that significantly realigns and diminishes its footprint, from 22,000 acres to 14,000 acres.
The zone is designed to support investment in and improvement of...