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  • Baltimore Fourth of July to feature heavy police presence

    Baltimore Fourth of July to feature heavy police presence
    Baltimore police ordered every officer to work July 4 and will rely heavily on reinforcements from state law enforcement agencies, an effort intended to keep Inner Harbor visitors safe while maintaining a strong presence in areas besieged by recent...
  • City employees using Zipcar to get around town

    City employees using Zipcar to get around town
    When Baltimore crossing guard supervisors make their rounds, they're apt to be driving cars emblazoned not with the familiar city seal but with a "Z" — for Zipcar, the vehicle-sharing service that allows members to rent cars by the hour for short...
  • Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments

    Mayor plans to introduce tax program for city apartments
    As part of her push to increase Baltimore's population, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to introduce legislation to the City Council next week that will provide generous tax breaks to builders of apartment buildings downtown and in six other...
  • 'Superblock' project in jeopardy

    'Superblock' project in jeopardy
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake won't grant another extension to the developers of the long-stalled "Superblock" project on the city's west side, putting the future of the ambitious plan in jeopardy. Kaliope Parthemos, the city's deputy chief of...
  • Job turnover increases in recovering market

    Job turnover increases in recovering market
    Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
  • Tremont soon to relaunch as Embassy Suites

    Tremont soon to relaunch as Embassy Suites
    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...
  • New farmers' markets for Hampden and Pratt Street

    New farmers' markets for Hampden and Pratt Street
    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...
  • Doubts face a new proposal for prominent downtown parcel

    Doubts face a new proposal for prominent downtown parcel
    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. He...
  • Baltimore's new downtown

    Baltimore's new downtown
    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...
  • Soft-shell crab specials, Birroteca chef moves to Fork & Wrench

    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...
  • Who's serving what at the Washington Monument Lighting

    Who's serving what at the Washington Monument Lighting
    The food offerings at the 41st annual lighting of Mount Vernon's Washington Monument on Thursday will be more diverse than ever, according to Michael Evitts of the Downtown Partnership, one of the event's organizers. Clustered in a holiday village in the...
  • Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences

    Developers eager to convert downtown office buildings to residences
    Nearly 1,000 market-rate apartments would be added to downtown Baltimore in the next few years if three projects announced in recent days are completed. "It seems like it all came to fruition this week, but we've been working for a year, year and a half,...