| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The Greater Baltimore Committee said Wednesday that it will organize a private-sector commission to study Maryland's tax structure after dozens of local CEOs named tax reform the top priority for making the state more business friendly.
The GBC, a...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:36 PM
No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday and waited out a midafternoon downpour to watch Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to capture the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena will host the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball tournament for three years, starting in 2014, officials from the city and league confirmed Wednesday.
The city now offers a centralized location for the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Donald C. Fry, head of the group leading the search for Towson's next athletic director, said Thursday he hopes to have a new leader for the Tigers in place by the middle of August.
"We're going through resumes now, so we're not in the final interview...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Towson announced Thursday afternoon that the university has hired Tim Leonard as athletic director.
Leonard, who will be introduced Friday at 11 a.m. in the Minnegan Room at Johnny Unitas Stadium, comes from Southern Methodist University, where he is...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Within the first 15 minutes of his job interview with Towson president Maravene Loeschke, Tim Leonard knew two things: he wanted to be the university's next athletic director, and the school felt the same way about him.
"It was just this sense, it was...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Even after losing Otakon, the city's biggest convention, Visit Baltimore promoted its success booking future conventions last week.
Baltimore's tourism business ticked up somewhat in fiscal year 2013, which ended June 30. Visit Baltimore, the city's...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
In Timothy Wheeler's article ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rule," June 16), readers are left with the wrong impression about why Gov. Martin O'Malley called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Port of Baltimore. Governor O'Malley...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The City Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve a bill that will require businesses getting large city contracts or financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will let the bill become...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:45 AM
J. Kirby Fowler resigned from the state's gaming commission Thursday, saying that his role as a regulator for Baltimore's downtown casino represented a conflict of interest. Kirby is the president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, an advocacy...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:59 AM
In his remarks to the Greater Baltimore Committee's annual meeting Wednesday night, T. Rowe Price Chairman Brian C. Rogers noted a contradiction in how the world sees Maryland as a place to do business. On the one hand, it is universally recognized for...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
City leaders hope that by this time next year they'll have returned from Annapolis with funds to put toward making the Inner Harbor what its original designers intended it to be — "a playground for Baltimoreans."
"The city has changed so much...