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  • The port: Baltimore's gateway to opportunity

    The port: Baltimore's gateway to opportunity
    With each passing week, the Port of Baltimore, the region and the entire state of Maryland edge closer to an opportunity that will give our market a major advantage in the competition for jobs and economic development. The expansion of the Panama Canal,...
  • Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013

    Prepared text of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City Address 2013
    Mr. President, Madam Comptroller, Senators and Delegates, members of the City Council, clergy, colleagues in public service, committed people of Baltimore—thank you for the opportunity to report on the progress of our city and to renew our...
  • City train yard tentatively selected as site of port transfer station

    The state, city and CSX Transportation have tentatively selected the Mount Clare train yard in Southwest Baltimore for a roughly $90 million facility where containerized cargo would be transferred from trucks to trains, a project designed to improve the...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'
    Remember last week? When there were waffles? And some cars and boats, but mostly waffles!? Now there are four teams racing to the finale, and this week I get to introduce you to the friendliest taxi drivers in the world. First, we must bid farewell to...
  • New shipping service to boost port container traffic by 10%

    One of the world's largest container companies chose Baltimore over other East Coast cities as its first U.S. stop for direct shipping from Northern Europe after a long courtship by Maryland officials and private business leaders. The service by Hapag-...
  • Baltimore's high-end coffee scene is not your average Joe

    Baltimore's high-end coffee scene is not your average Joe
    Armed with score sheets to rate nine coffee samples, barista Allie Caran holds court in the morning quiet of Woodberry Kitchen's normally bustling dining room. At the farm-to-table restaurant's free Friday coffee "cupping," she guides visitors as they...
  • To boost Baltimore and the region, support the port

    To boost Baltimore and the region, support the port
    As we talk to business leaders about ways to grow the Baltimore region's economy and ask where they see the greatest opportunities, the Port of Baltimore is mentioned at the top of everyone's list. Throughout the nation's recent economic challenges,...
  • Huge containership calls at Baltimore's port

    Huge containership calls at Baltimore's port
    The port of Baltimore has played host to some massive containerships in its time, but none larger than the MSC Sindy, which paid a call Monday at the Seagirt Marine Terminal. More than 31/2 football fields long and capable of hauling 9,200 20-foot...
  • Balto. Co. hopes to take advantage of port expansion

    With the Sparrows Point steel mill preparing for a shutdown next week and a possible sale, Baltimore County officials began looking Wednesday for ways to redevelop the peninsula, bringing new jobs and businesses to the area around the ailing plant. In...
  • The right fix for I-95 travel plazas

    Pot holes are not liberal or conservative. Nor are bridges, sewer lines, roads, airports or tunnels. They are our infrastructure. And much of it is deteriorating, in Maryland and across the nation. There is simply not enough money. At least, not enough...
  • Operation Christmas Joy-Panama Mission Sponsored, in part, by the Church of Christ of Aberdeen

    About 200 gift boxes, plus school supplies with backpacks, at least 40 little girl's dresses sewn by the ladies of the congregation, and medical supplies are being shipped from the Church of Christ, 90 Mount Royal Avenue in Aberdeen, to Panama. These...
  • Giant cranes arrive in port, marking new era for cargo handling

    Giant cranes arrive in port, marking new era for cargo handling
    The future of the port of Baltimore eased through the morning haze Wednesday, limboed under the Bay Bridge with room to spare, ducked under the Key Bridge and arrived dockside at Seagirt Marine Terminal just in time for dinner. Fourteen stories tall...