| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Stephanie Bradshaw Inc., the Baltimore-based design company, is moving into the Clipper Mill area of the city from its current Cockeysville location, which was home to the firm for two years.
"I'm excited to bring my business into the city and to be a...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:55 PM
A few years ago I raised my hand at an auction and bought a box of 19th-century sepia-toned landscape photographs. After hours of looking at them, I detected that they had been taken not far away, in the heart of the Jones Falls Valley in Baltimore City,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem.
Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Daniel Reed's flair for decorating and interior design — especially during the holiday season — is immediately evident at the front door of his very modern duplex in Baltimore's Clipper Mill development. To visit this home is to slip into a...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Meeting behind closed doors, the city's Board of Finance on Monday approved more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a massive, waterfront development project that will host energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
| May 12, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The City Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would require businesses receiving large city contracts or major financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore — or face sanctions.
"We have the highest unemployment...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:17 AM
Crush has closed. The last day for the Belvedere Square restaurant was Nov. 28.
Crush, which opened in 2008, was from Daniel Chaustit, who had been the "Daniel" half of Timonium's still-running Christopher Daniel restaurant.
There is no firm word yet on...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:55 AM
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...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
For the next few months, traveling in and out of Baltimore along the I-83 corridor near Hampden is going to be tricky at best, because of heavy infrastructure construction taking place.
But then, that's one the perks of living here. You don't have to...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Among the teased and towering hair, the fluttering boas and the crowd sticky with snowballs Saturday at Hampden's Honfest wound a joyful party who were celebrating more than the neighborhood's quirky character.
"Make way, make way, here come the bride...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The six suspects arrested in a federal sting in Hampden on Thursday planned to kill a co-conspirator in a robbery who was actually an undercover ATF agent, according to court documents.
Unbeknownst to the suspects, the robbery plot was a ruse —...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:41 AM
SocialToaster, a Baltimore startup, is doing something that's not terribly easy to do: it's monetizing social media distribution.
Here's how it works: If you're a brand or digital publisher, you use SocialToaster to register a bevy of "ambassadors", or...