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  • Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors

    Possibility of Baltimore Sun sale brings interest from investors
    The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
  • No city representative attends streetcar symposium

    No city representative attends streetcar symposium
    About 50 business, civic and religious leaders attended a streetcar symposium Wednesday, Dec. 5 but the one person they needed most — anyone officially representing the city — was not there. There was one city official there, but only because...
  • City asked to terminate lease with Hollywood Diner operator

    City asked to terminate lease with Hollywood Diner operator
    The Baltimore City department responsible for leasing the Hollywood Diner is asking the Board of Estimates to to terminate the rental agreement with the restaurant’s operator. But Richard T. White, who runs the diner, is vowing to continue at the...
  • Baltimore nanocrystals maker raises $5.1 million in funding

    Baltimore nanocrystals maker raises $5.1 million in funding
    Pixelligent Technologies, a maker of miniscule crystal additives used in electronics and plastics products, said Friday it has raised more than $5.1 million in new funding from the Abell Foundation and others. The funding will allow the Baltimore...
  • A place to call home

    The Baltimore City Police Department employs more people than any other department of city government, yet most of its officers live outside the city. Many residents like the idea of police officers living in their communities because they view them as...
  • Great buildings for a great city

    Great buildings for a great city
    Developers in downtown Baltimore seek tax breaks and infrastructure improvements for their projects. In return for those benefits, Baltimore should require an architectural design competition in an effort to make the city a center for world-class...
  • Think government doesn't do good? Read this

    Think government doesn't do good? Read this
    During this election cycle, it is increasingly popular in some circles to condemn government as wasteful, inefficient and incompetent. While there are thousands of federal, state and local government programs, each with its own index of success or...
  • UB prepares to open new Law Center

    UB prepares to open new Law Center
    Like American jurisprudence, the University of Baltimore's new $114 million law school is complicated and thoughtful. Staircases bridge across and spiral through the 12-story building's vibrant atrium, connecting a labyrinth of classrooms and study...
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company gets boost from Abell Foundation

    Chesapeake Shakespeare Company gets boost from Abell Foundation
    The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's future move to downtown Baltimore got a sizable financial boost from the Abell Foundation, which gave the organization $250,000. The money is for the renovation of the classic Mercantile Trust and Deposit Company...
  • Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers

    Tribune Co. hires banks to manage offers for newspapers
    Tribune Co. has hired two investment banks to manage offers to buy its newspapers, executives said Tuesday, adding that no decisions have been made about whether to sell any properties. JPMorgan Chase and Evercore Partners will oversee a process to...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
  • Armbruster, head of Goldseker Foundation for 34 years, to step down

    Armbruster, head of Goldseker Foundation for 34 years, to step down
    Timothy D. Armbruster oversaw $80 million worth of philanthropic investments in Baltimore neighborhoods and projects during more than three decades steering the Goldseker Foundation, but a small one -- for $3,500 -- stands out as one of his favorites....