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  • New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves

    New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves
    More people are likely to toast this New Year with a glass of French champagne, industry observers say, an optimistic economic sign as consumers look beyond cheaper sparkling wines. Sales of the bubbly beverage from the Champagne region of France have...
  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • The Himalayan House in Locust Point delivers the heat

    The Himalayan House in Locust Point delivers the heat
    Don't judge a book by its cover. That's the lesson we learned when we walked into The Himalayan House on a chilly Thursday night. The Locust Point restaurant was empty, and at first glance it looked more like a corner store than a place to settle in for...
  • Harry Wilgar, railroad foreman

    Harry Wilgar, railroad foreman
    Harry M. Wilgar Jr., a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad foreman at the Riverside roundhouse, died of lung disease Dec. 24 at his Westview Park home. He was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Harlem Avenue, he attended the old St. Martin's School and...
  • Under Armour headquarters locked down after false report of gunman

    Under Armour headquarters locked down after false report of gunman
    Baltimore police responded to a report of an armed person inside Under Armour's headquarters in Locust Point Sunday but later determined that the 911 call was a hoax, officials said. About a dozen Under Armour workers were evacuated after the call came...
  • Most city neighborhoods get little in enterprise tax breaks

    Most city neighborhoods get little in enterprise tax breaks
    Close to 300 commercial properties in Baltimore are getting a property tax break this year thanks to the city’s Enterprise Zone program, which has a stated purpose of attracting development and jobs to poorer areas. But while the benefits were...
  • Baltimore port deemed secure by Coast Guard

    Baltimore port deemed secure by Coast Guard
    The port of Baltimore's public marine terminals have earned a positive security assessment from the Coast Guard for the sixth year in a row, the Maryland Port Administration announced Thursday. The port's public terminals include Seagirt, Dundalk,...
  • Home sales in metro Baltimore rise 16.6 percent in August

    Home sales in metro Baltimore rise 16.6 percent in August
    Sales of homes in metro Baltimore jumped nearly 17 percent in August from a year earlier, with demand pushing up the month's sales prices to the highest levels since 2008, according to a report released Tuesday. The median price for a home sold last...
  • Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle

    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle
    Wedded: Jade Eaves and Christopher McArdle Date: June 8, 2013 Her story: Jade Eaves, 27, grew up in Locust Point. She is a philanthropy associate at Sheppard Pratt. Her mother, Cindy Eaves, lives in Locust Point. Her father, Dan Macatee, is the...
  • Richard P. Hughes

    Richard P. Hughes
    Richard P. Hughes Jr., a port labor leader recalled as a "feared negotiator" who rose to become president of the International Longshoremen's Association, died of heart and lung disease Sept. 11 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Locust Point...
  • Riverboat auction drawing attention up and down coast

    Riverboat auction drawing attention up and down coast
    Potential bidders for a Mississippi-style riverboat that once offered dinner cruises on the Delaware River near Philadelphia are scheduled to arrive this week from up and down the East Coast for a dockside auction in Canton. The 140-foot Liberty Belle...
  • Mount Vernon gets its first food truck rally

    Mount Vernon gets its first food truck rally
    It's the Wacky Races. It's Cannonball Run III. No, it's just The Gathering. More and more, those Baltimore food-truck rallies known as The Gathering are meeting not just on Fridays but two or three times over a weekend. Food trucks will be rallying...