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  • On Canton's waterfront, the Boathouse is 21st-century casual

    On Canton's waterfront, the Boathouse is 21st-century casual
    The Boathouse Canton is a real beauty. The restaurant and bar, located in the Tindeco Wharf apartment complex, makes excellent use of its waterfront location. From what we saw, people are responding. The restaurant was busy each time we visited, on a...
  • Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes

    Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes
    The Howard County Council on Wednesday passed capital and operating budgets for fiscal year 2015 that together totaled about $1.29 billion and provided funding for a plan that will accelerate the renovation and hand-over of Columbia’s Merriweather...
  • Residents of 26th Street to return this week

    Residents of 26th Street to return this week
    Residents who have been out of their homes since their Charles Village street collapsed in April will be allowed to return this week, city officials said Sunday. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will contact residents today to schedule appointments to...
  • Merriweather renovation plans revealed before Jack Johnson concert

    Merriweather renovation plans revealed before Jack Johnson concert
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and singer Jack Johnson shared the spotlight Thursday to talk about renovation plans for Columbia's Merriweather Post Pavilion. "We've come a long way since in 1967 when Merriweather opened," Ulman said, standing...
  • Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger

    Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger
    Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques. Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
  • Officials ask Dance not to demolish but renovate Loch Raven school

    Officials ask Dance not to demolish but renovate Loch Raven school
    Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building will be saved — and Dance's chief of staff says plans call for...
  • Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood

    Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood
    The scaffolds enshrouding Baltimore's Washington Monument offer passersby a temporary skyline change, but some residents and small-business owners in the Mount Vernon neighborhood worry about the two-year project's impact on their lifestyles and...
  • Howard Hughes, county talk Merriweather upgrades

    Howard Hughes, county talk Merriweather upgrades
    Howard County and Howard Hughes Corp., the principal developer of downtown Columbia, have begun discussions about renovations to Merriweather Post Pavilion and other public improvements in downtown. The talks come less than a week after Howard County...
  • Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis

    Crunch time comes for Harford legislation in Annapolis
    It's less than seven days and counting until the 2014 session of the Maryland General Assembly ends at midnight Monday, and the fates of a number of Harford County-centered bills remain to be decided in those waning days. As of Tuesday afternoon, a...
  • Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board

    Crittenton mansion exterior renovations approved by city's preservation board
    The Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation on Tuesday approved a developer's exterior renovation plans for the conversion of an historic former home for unwed mothers into apartments. CHAP voted 6-1 to approve staff...
  • MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up

    MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up
    The Maryland Department of the Environment has not followed up on at least 900 rental housing units with hazardous lead paint whose owners failed to maintain annual registration with the agency, state auditors have found. In a letter this week to a joint...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species. "Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...