| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The prior owner planned to convert a 37-story hotel towering over St. Paul Street into apartment and long-term stay suites, but a new owner decided to invest $14 million in a renovation and keep it a hotel.
The Tremont Plaza Hotel, which has been called...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Baltimore is getting two new weekly farmers’ markets.
Starting June 7, Woodberry Kitchen will host Union Graze, a Friday night farmers' market at Union Mill behind Artifact Coffee.
The debut Union Graze market has been postponed until June 14...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Developer J. Joseph Clarke has come up with a half-dozen ideas over the past 20 years — a hotel, corporate headquarters, residences, office space — for a prominent downtown site three blocks from the Inner Harbor. But none took hold.
| May 13, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Harbor East is moving farther east with baker-cum-developer John Paterakis Sr.'s announcement Friday that he will break ground this summer on a new, mega-Whole Foods and later on a new residential/retail building across Central Avenue from the...
| May 14, 2013
Some dozen Baltimore restaurants will be adding soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual Soft-Shell Crab Celebration.
The restaurant promotion, sponsored by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, will run May 24 through June...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Some two dozen Baltimore restaurants are adding special soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual Soft-Shell Crab Celebration.
The restaurant promotion, sponsored by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, will run Friday...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:24 PM
John Paterakis Sr. didn't believe it when Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke told him nearly two decades ago that Harbor East's Marriott Waterfront Hotel would spur revitalization from the Inner Harbor to Canton.
The city had picked Paterakis' H&S Properties...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Downtown Towson is on the cusp of a building boom that will transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic, cosmopolitan communities in Maryland.
All the elements are in place for this transformation. Towson has two institutions of...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:12 AM
David Garbarino, of Sparks, was appointed in September to a three-year term to the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Central Maryland.
With more than 13 years in the finance industry, Garbarino serves as the Baltimore area executive and senior...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake intends to introduce legislation to the Baltimore City Council that would provide a 15-year tax break to apartment developments in downtown.
The mayor announced the news at the annual meeting of the Downtown Partnership...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has named the members of a powerful new body that will oversee most legal gambling in Maryland, retaining five members of the current Lottery Commission and adding two prominent Baltimore-area business leaders.
Among the new...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:45 PM
As much of the Baltimore region shut down, some businesses made sure they could stay open — come hurricane and high water.
The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel brought in sandbags, ordered $30,000 in extra food and arranged for employees...