| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Downtown Baltimore lost 9.4 percent of its jobs in 2011, according to a study to be released today by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.
The partnership's annual State of Downtown report showed that the area had 102,731 jobs last year, down from 113,...
| 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...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:02 PM
A developer has filed for a permit to demolish theMorris A. Mechanic Theatre, a decades-old venue that has sat unused for eight years in the heart of downtown Baltimore, and replace it with a $150 million-to-$200 million mixed-use development.
| May 5, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It's said good things come to those who wait. But somebody still has to pay for them.
On Friday, a contractor commissioned by the city began planting 150 trees around downtown, fulfilling a pledge made – and broken – by the now-defunct...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Baltimore officials said Wednesday that they plan to bring together a panel of experts and hire an outside firm in their search for the city's next police commissioner, even as two potential candidates got an audition of sorts before the City Council....
| May 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Baltimore's Board of Estimates has approved the final variable of a formula that will dictate the amount developers in South Baltimore pay for road improvements.
The new formula replaces time-consuming traffic impact studies and ad hoc negotiations...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:45 PM
On Saturday night, Denise Kostka and her husband, disturbed by loud voices, peered out from their eighth-floor room in the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and saw at least 100 teens massing on the street below.
"I never saw anything like that,...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:11 AM
It looks like the "Kitchen Nightmare" might not be over for Baltimore's Cafe Hon.
A producer for the show has been calling around town, looking to book people for what appears to be an episode that will check in on how the Hampden restaurant has fared...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Baltimore's fifth annual Winter Restaurant Week has been announced for Jan. 25 through Feb. 3, 2013.
During the 10-day event, participating restaurants will offer three-course fixed-price dinner menus for $30.13 or $20.13. Some restaurants will also...