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  • A Cerberus Carol?

    A Cerberus Carol?
    Paging Mr. Fezziwig. One might get the notion that Charles Dickens' good-hearted fictional employer was back in business after the announcement this week by a private equity firm, Cerberus Capital Management, that it intends to sell Freedom Group Inc.,...
  • Gas tax gets a second look

    Gas tax gets a second look
    Anyone who believes that political stalemate over raising taxes or a preference for deferring hard choices were problems unique to Congress has probably never been to Annapolis. Even when one party dominates both chambers, as the Democrats do in the...
  • U.S. stocks end higher despite negative news much of year

    U.S. stocks end higher despite negative news much of year
    Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • COPT offering 7.5 million new stock shares

    Corporate Office Properties Trust, a real estate investment and development firm based in Columbia, is offering 7.5 million new common stock shares for $24.75 apiece, the company announced Thursday. An additional 1.1 million shares have been offered to...
  • We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution

    We all must be part of the fiscal cliff solution
    I am a military veteran, a local legislator and the CEO of a company that works with the Department of Defense. I deeply understand the virtue of sacrifice, the benefit of a hard-won compromise and the dire situation that our national debt and the "fiscal...
  • Harborplace sold to New York real estate firm

    Harborplace sold to New York real estate firm
    The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace has been sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday. Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which is...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, high near 82. Wednesday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 60. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues. TOP NEWS Harborplace sold to N.Y. real estate firm: The Baltimore...
  • Heavy Seas Alehouse to open location in Rosslyn, Va.

    Heavy Seas Alehouse to open location in Rosslyn, Va.
    Heavy Seas Alehouse is opening a second location in Rosslyn, Va. The new Heavy Seas will occupy nearly 6,000 square feet at the base of an office tower at 1501 Wilson Boulevard in Rosslyn, two doors down from Roti Mediterranean Grill. The restaurant...
  • With opening of Mill No. 1, the Jones Falls Valley's makeover is nearly complete

    With opening of Mill No. 1, the Jones Falls Valley's makeover is nearly complete
    Standing amid his $44 million refurbished textile mill, now nearing completion, developer and one-time mayoral candidate David Tufaro observed a bird wading in the Jones Falls nearby. "That's our great blue heron," Tufaro said. Water birds fly up...
  • Three companies win $100,000 prizes in Md. start-up contest

    Three companies win $100,000 prizes in Md. start-up contest
    A pharmaceutical company, a corporate-data analytics firm and a lighting company learned Monday night that they won the top prizes at the state's inaugural competition for start-up firms — $100,000 each. The InvestMaryland Challenge drew entries...
  • Harborplace changes hands

    Harborplace changes hands
    When Harborplace first opened, it was hailed as one of the crown jewels of Baltimore's renaissance, and millions of visitors from across Maryland and around the country beat a path to its door. On a typical Saturday afternoon, the Light and Pratt street...