| 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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
More than a few East Coast buildings contain a Tiffany stained-glass window or two. But one structure in Baltimore can boast much more — a complete interior created by the famed designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church on St....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:36 AM
As the patient and sympathetic host of shows like "Food 911" and "How to Boil Water," Tyler Florence has been a welcome presence on the Food Network for 16 years. But some fans have trouble pinning him down, Florence said. They'll say, "What do you do?...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Developers converting older office buildings into apartments or building new complexes could get a significant tax break under a measure the Baltimore City Council approved Monday.
The legislation is aimed at addressing a glut of vacancies in office...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The Inn at the Black Olive, a 12-suite boutique hotel in Fells Point known for eco-friendly amenities, will be offered for sale at a foreclosure auction Thursday.
An auction by Alex Cooper Auctioneers Inc. is slated for 9 a.m. at the South Caroline...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Councilman David Marks said this week that a task force charged with assessing the viability of establishing a Business Improvement District in Towson has met three times since it was formed last fall, but that it is not close to issuing a recommendation....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Downtown Baltimore gained 10,000 jobs in 2012 — after losing the same number of jobs in 2011, according to the annual State of Downtown report to be released Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.
"At the very least, this is a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The family owners of The Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point hope a bankruptcy filing Thursday will give them time to try to attract investors and keep operating the 2-year-old boutique hotel, their bankruptcy attorney said.
The Black Olive Development...
| 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...