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Downtown (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • Forno tries to find footing across from Hippodrome

    Forno tries to find footing across from Hippodrome
    As in any major city, Baltimore and its bars benefit from a hot ticket. Whether it is the Orioles' opening day or a Justin Timberlake and Jay Z concert downtown, these events rarely fail to draw large crowds. In the process, many attendees find time...
  • Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings

    Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings
    The city Wednesday approved the $2.2 million sale of six long-vacant properties close to the Inner Harbor to a developer proposing to turn them into market-rate apartments.   PMC Property Group, Inc., which owns and operates about 700 apartments in...
  • Howard Co. suing downtown Columbia developer for $106,161

    Howard Co. suing downtown Columbia developer for $106,161
    Howard County government has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking $106,161 in damages against Howard Hughes Corp., the principal developer of downtown Columbia, after the developer allegedly failed to pay a county application fee.  The suit, which...
  • FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say

    FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say
    — An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
  • Stack running uncontested in Owen Brown

    Stack running uncontested in Owen Brown
    Columbia Association Board of Directors chair Andy Stack will run uncontested for his seat as the board representative for Owen Brown village in the upcoming Columbia elections. With Stack running uncontested, that makes for only three contested races...
  • Remaking of downtown Towson subject of discussion

    Remaking of downtown Towson subject of discussion
    Downtown Towson is changing and just how profound the change will be was the subject of a panel discussion Tuesday during the "It's Towson's Time" event sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Baltimore and hosted by Goucher College. "This is a...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment

    Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment
    Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore. "We're...
  • State Center unbound [Editorial]

    State Center unbound  [Editorial]
    A decade ago, the redevelopment of the state office complex in midtown Baltimore — now known as State Center — looked like a no-brainer. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, the five buildings in the 28-acre complex, which hadn't exactly been...
  • Westminster's Restaurant Week begins Friday

    Westminster's Restaurant Week begins Friday
    If Westminster's third annual Restaurant Week goes as planned, city officials believe it will be "bigger and better" than ever. Missie Wilcox, a marketing consultant with the city, said Westminster is looking for a marked increase in attendance this...
  • Brookshire Suites relaunches as 'urban playground'

    Brookshire Suites relaunches as 'urban playground'
    The owner of an aging downtown Baltimore hotel hopes to breathe new life into the property with a gritty, cool makeover that incorporates graffiti, sleek, white couches and a chain link fence. The multi-million dollar upgrade of the Brookshire Suites at...
  • Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]

    Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]
    The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners is currently interviewing for a new CEO. On behalf of downtown parents with children in city schools, I'd like to suggest a few traits the new hire should not have: Patience: Our school system made...