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  • Chicago firm buys three West Baltimore apartment buildings

    A Chicago-based real estate investment trust that wants to rehab up to 3,000 apartments in Baltimore has made its first acquisitions in the city, the company said Wednesday. Pangea Properties has purchased 42 rental units in three apartment buildings...
  • Illinois AG wants hearing on Constellation merger

    The Illinois Attorney General's Office has renewed its request to federal energy regulators for a hearing on Constellation Energy Group's plan to sell itself to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. In a brief filed Tuesday, Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the...
  • Constellation to buy Oklahoma natural gas company

    Constellation Energy Group has agreed to acquire a Tulsa, Okla., natural gas company for $22.5 million, the Baltimore company announced Thursday. The proposed purchase of ONEOK Energy Marketing Co. would be the third acquisition this year that helps...
  • New restaurant: Chicago sending Townhouse Kitchen & Bar to Baltimore

    New restaurant: Chicago sending Townhouse Kitchen & Bar to Baltimore
    Townhouse Kitchen & Bar is coming to Harbor East. "Proudly serv(ing) great gastro-pub food in an elegant yet casual setting," Townhouse is in the portfolio of the Chicago-area Restaurants America group, a multi-concept restaurant operator with about...
  • Chicago-based frozen yogurt chain plans Baltimore expansion

    Chicago-based frozen yogurt chain plans Baltimore expansion
      Baltimore needs more frozen yogurt. That’s the assessment of two frozen yogurt shop owners from Chicago who are bringing their self-serve concept, Forever Yogurt, to the East Coast. Within the next six months founder Mandy Calara wants to open...
  • Baltimore's green necklace

    Baltimore's green necklace
    When people think of Baltimore, things such as the aquarium, Camden Yards, the Ravens, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Chesapeake Bay, blue crabs and perhaps past crime shows immediately come to mind. But I believe we have another asset that is unappreciated...
  • Education notes: Head of the Class

    The following students from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa., have been named to the fall 2011 dean's list: Samantha Stickevers and Elizabeth Thomasian, of Cockeysville; Elizabeth Elliott, of Timonium; Julia Mitchell, of Baltimore and Suzanne Roberts,...
  • Mount Hebron teacher nominated for NAACP Image Award

    Mount Hebron teacher nominated for NAACP Image Award
    Children's book author Jerdine Nolen remembers the first time she saw her name in print. As a second-grader, she wrote a Thanksgiving poem that was published in the school newspaper, and she kept her eyes glued to the pink publication while walking home....
  • Electric choice: Know your rights

    Electric choice: Know your rights
    The pitch from the door-to-door salesman sounded appealing: a deal to lock in a lower electricity rate with Constellation Energy Group and get a better gas price with Constellation's BGE Home for the next 12 months. But Baltimore County resident Michelle...
  • Monkton internist opens St. Joseph Health Park in Hereford

    Monkton internist opens St. Joseph Health Park in Hereford
    There's a new doctor in Hereford, but Hereford isn't new to the doctor. George LaRocco, a Monkton resident since 1979, has opened St. Joseph Health Park on Mt. Carmel Road. LaRocco is an internist who is now seeing patients, ages 16 and older, in his...
  • Customers protest fund switch by Constellation suitor Exelon

    The dismantling of Exelon Corp.'s Zion Station nuclear power plant near Chicago is setting several remarkable precedents. It's the biggest-ever nuclear decommissioning job in the United States, says Exelon, which is seeking permission to buy...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...