| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Tomorrow City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to hold a hearing on a resolution calling on the developers of the tony Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront to invest at least $15.6 million into the nearby Perkins Homes public housing development. It...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt. Despite an unusual amount...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
There are any number of ways to view last week's raucous City Council committee meeting, where by a 3-0 vote, members approved a $107 million public financing deal for the Harbor Point development.
It was theater, for sure, with drama and high dudgeon...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The 2002 Baltimore Region Rail System Plan envisioned a fully-connected transit system. But budgetary constraints and poor planning have whittled it down to the Red Line — a proposed east-west light rail line whose projected cost has exploded to $2....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Nearly 13 years ago, I moved to Baltimore as a volunteer to work with the underserved population. At that time, I was idealistically dedicated to being part of the city and working with its neediest people. Since then, the city government has offered...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When utility crews dug up the intersection of Eastern Avenue and South High Street a couple of years ago, Gia Blatterman stood nearby and tried to picture Little Italy in 50 years.
Would the low-slung rowhomes and Italian restaurants have given way to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:35 PM
After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development.
In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A group of downtown property owners and managers announced its opposition to the Harbor Point tax increment financing plan Tuesday, a day before the City Council's taxation committee is set to hold another meeting on the legislation.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. has accused City Councilman Carl Stokes of spreading misleading information about the $1 billion Harbor Point development and how it qualified for tax breaks meant for impoverished areas.
Stokes, chairman of the City...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The Harbor East wine bar and restaurant Vino Rosina will close on July 20. But the ownership team, led by Jim Lancaster, is already planning a follow-up concept for the Bagby building space.
Vino Rosina opened in the spring of 2010 with "Top Chef"...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Here’s what's coming up on Baltimore's dining calendar this week.
Clementine in Hamilton is hosting a six-course goat dinner tonight. The menu features goat from Wagon Wheel Farm and dairy from other local farms, along with beer, wine and cider...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust fund is doing something not seen in years: It's beating the stock market.
Under new manager Sam Peters, the fund is up 27.8 percent in the past 12 months, compared with 20.6 percent for the S&P 500 index....