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  • Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year

    Harrah's casino to pay city at least $11 million in first year
    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. The...
  • Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward

    Without Brodie, BDC projects, tax incentives move forward
    For the first time in 16 years, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp. met Thursday without M.J. "Jay" Brodie at the helm of the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, who has...
  • City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family

    City plans to sell Senator Theatre to Cusack family
    The Baltimore Development Corp. has agreed to sell the historic Senator Theatre to its current operators, officials said Thursday. The BDC's acting president, Kimberly A. Clark, announced the sale to Kathleen Cusack and her father James "Buzz" Cusack...
  • Inner Harbor carousel could be replaced with another

    Inner Harbor carousel could be replaced with another
    A new merry-go-round — possibly with Maryland-themed figures such as a blue crab and Baltimore oriole — could be brought in to replace the antique carousel that for a generation entertained children visiting Baltimore's Inner Harbor but was...
  • Plans for old Port Discovery balloon-ride site revised again

    The developer of city-owned land over the Shot Tower Metro station wants to again revise its plans for the parcel, which has sat unused since 2004, the city's development corporation said Wednesday. The Cordish Cos., which gained development rights to...
  • City opposes conversion of Tremont Plaza to Embassy Suites

    City opposes conversion of Tremont Plaza to Embassy Suites
    A new owner's planned conversion of the Tremont Plaza Hotel in downtown Baltimore to an Embassy Suites, a Hilton Worldwide brand, would threaten the city-owned Hilton Baltimore hotel as it struggles to reach stability following the recession, city...
  • Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina

    Tidewater Yacht Service named state 2012 Clean Marina
    Tidewater Yacht Service Center in Port Covington was named winner of the 2012 Maryland Clean Marina contest in the large boatyard category. The business was commended by the Department of Natural Resources for taking steps to protect the environment...
  • Healthy zoning

    Healthy zoning
    Baltimore City health officials are right to view the over-concentration of liquor stores in poor and predominantly African-American neighborhoods as a threat to public well-being. They point to academic research showing statistically significant...
  • With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.

    With new leader, opportunity to change for Baltimore Development Corp.
    Until last month, M.J. "Jay" Brodie was the only person to hold the title of president of the Baltimore Development Corp. since it was organized in the mid-1990s into its current form, with a largely private-sector board of directors. What the city's...
  • New carousel coming to Inner Harbor

    New carousel coming to Inner Harbor
    Nearly a year after the Inner Harbor's historic carousel was ordered to move over unpaid bills, the city has struck a deal with a new merry-go-round operator. Charm City Carousel Entertainment LLC, of Stevensville, will bring a new carousel to the city'...
  • 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...