| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Baltimore officials approved a $3.4 million deal Wednesday to sell a Fells Point pier for development of a luxury hotel after chiding a developer for trying to include campaign contributions to local politicians as part of the project's costs....
| May 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Maybe that $200,000 handout from Baltimore to bakery czar John Paterakis would have been better spent if directed to the needed replacement of that collapsed 125-year-old retaining wall on 26th Street ("Landslide takes part of a street," May 1).
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to give H&S Bakery $200,000 to move its Harbor East distribution center as part of a deal officials say will help keep the business in the city.
The Board of Estimates approved the agreement without...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I almost gagged on my morning coffee when I read the headline in The Baltimore Sun ("City plans to give H&S $200K boost," April 30). Thank you Luke Broadwater for reporting the story. Irrespective of the appropriateness or morality of giving hundreds of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Rawlings-Blake administration is set to give $200,000 to help H&S Bakery move its Harbor East distribution center to an industrial area of East Baltimore — sparking discussion of whether subsidies should be needed to help a successful business...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ralph Moore's letter to the editor ("Must pools be closed to pay Paterakis?" May 1) and Dan Rodricks' column the same day ("Paterakis has another slice of city pie") said it all.
Why is John Paterakis back at the pig trough again after we rewarded him...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The developer of Harbor East has dipped its toes back into Baltimore's tenuous condominium market, presenting the city with new plans for long-stalled luxury residences atop the Four Seasons Hotel.
The design calls for 63 condominiums instead of the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:46 PM
A development group backed by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank could breathe new life into a stalled plan to transform the landmark and long-vacant Recreation Pier in Fells Point into a luxury hotel.
A representative of Sagamore Development LLC presented...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
When developer Michael Beatty comes home from a hard day of reshaping the city's skyline, first with Harbor East and now with its neighbor, Harbor Point, he relaxes by cooking.
"I love seeing projects through, but they take so long to get done,"...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In 1982, Mayor William Donald Schaefer persuaded state lawmakers to try a different approach to urban revitalization. To lure companies to poorer parts of Baltimore and elsewhere in Maryland, the government would dangle a 10-year property tax discount and...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:13 PM
William N. Gill Sr., founder of the Village Sub Shop chain that had numerous sites in the city and Baltimore County and later included the Steak & Rib Restaurant, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Lutherville home. He was 82.
William Norton Gill Sr....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Close to 300 commercial properties in Baltimore are getting a property tax break this year thanks to the city’s Enterprise Zone program, which has a stated purpose of attracting development and jobs to poorer areas.
But while the benefits were...