| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request to auction off its Baltimore bank quickly, a process that drew heated objections from creditors and the U.S. trustee.
Judge David E. Rice set the deadline to bid on 1st Mariner Bank for April 7,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mariner Finance will move its corporate headquarters to Baltimore County later this year, part of a broader planned expansion of the Baltimore-based consumer-loan company.
The recovering economy has boosted the growth of the company, founded in 2002...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Actor Woody Harrelson, known for his characters in the TV show "Cheers" and movies such as "No Country for Old Men" and "The Hunger Games," has a new role: landlord of Fells Point's Inn at the Black Olive.
The celebrity joined John "Jack" Dwyer,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:51 PM
First Mariner Bancorp faces a year-end deadline to pay millions in interest or risk default.
The company's weak finances and the regulatory constraints on its bank, 1st Mariner Bank, leave the Baltimore-based holding company with few options, said...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:57 AM
First Mariner Bancorp, parent of 1st Mariner Bank, said it is closing two branches early next year, leaving the Baltimore-based bank with 16 branches.
The bank plans to merge its Arbutus branch into one at Woodlawn, while consolidating an Easton...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:06 PM
First Mariner Bancorp on Friday reported a $7.4 million loss in the third quarter, which the Baltimore-based company blamed on a steep increase on interest rates that dampened its mortgage business.
The loss amounts to 38 cents per share, compared...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Joe Flacco woke up groggy Monday after partying late into the night, hanging out with Jay-Z and Beyonce as he celebrated the game of his career.
Early in the day, the Ravens quarterback received keys to a 2014 Corvette Stingray, the prize for being...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:46 PM
First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company.
"Circumstances of the bank have...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Good thing they held on to that baltimorearena.com Web address.
What until this week had been known as 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore's largest concert and indoor sports venue, is officially dropping the reference to 1st Mariner Bank from its name and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
First Mariner Bancorp blamed rising interest rates and a slowdown in refinancings for its $1.48 million second quarter loss.
On a per share basis, the Baltimore-based parent of 1st Mariner Bank, lost 8 cents in the quarter ended June 30. For the April-...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
M&T Bank Corp. executive Atwood "Woody" Collins III has succeeded Edwin F. Hale Sr. as chair of the Baltimore Convention and Tourism Board, city officials said Monday.
The appointment of Collins, an executive vice president of M&T, became effective...