Businesses from Mondawmin Mall to Mount Vernon cleaned up what they could Tuesday after Monday's looting damaged many stores and restaurants across the city.
The extent of the rioting's economic impact may not be known for some time, but some worried it could be significant, affecting everything from lost wages to consumer confidence and tourism.
"There's nothing in the next 24 hours we can do to spin what happened last night and turn lemons into lemonade," said Michael Gill, Maryland's secretary of business and economic development. "It was really, really sad."
City officials and residents alike decried the violence after several days of largely...