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  • Longshoremen to vote Tuesday on new contract

    Longshoremen to vote Tuesday on new contract
    Members of a local longshoremen's union are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to accept a contract proposed by employers at the port of Baltimore. The contract covers automobiles, forest products and other break bulk cargo. The union has already...
  • Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]

    Harbor Point a model for brownfield revitalization [Commentary]
    Cities around the world are working to revitalize brownfield sites — areas where redevelopment or reuse may be complicated by some kind of contaminant — particularly in former waterfront industrial zones, where there is often the greatest...
  • County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks

    County, city bills would carry fines for smoking in parks
    Lighting up a cigarette on playgrounds, athletic fields and other areas in public parks could draw a $50 fine in Baltimore County and $500 in the city under legislation being considered in those jurisdictions. Supporters of bans on tobacco use say...
  • Longshoremen again reject Baltimore port contract, with support of national union

    Longshoremen again reject Baltimore port contract, with support of national union
    Unionized longshoremen who work the docks at the port of Baltimore voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to reject a contract proposal from their employers, once again extending a labor standoff that has destabilized the state's primary trade hub for months....
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • 'Major storm' expected to bring ice, up to 8 inches snow

    'Major storm' expected to bring ice, up to 8 inches snow
    A winter that hasn't pulled any punches has started to sock the region again Monday, with as much as 8 inches of snow expected followed by another round or two of single-digit temperatures. As of 5:30 a.m. about an inch has fallen in Reisterstown and...
  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • Salt owner Jason Ambrose to purchase Locust Point bar

    Salt owner Jason Ambrose to purchase Locust Point bar
    Jason Ambrose, the co-owner and founding chef of Salt, has agreed to purchase a tavern on Haubert Street in Locust Point. "It won't be anything restaurant-y like Salt," Ambrose said. "It will be a 'bar with food'." There isn't enough room inside the...
  • Sweet Caroline's brings friendly service, approachable food to Locust Point

    Sweet Caroline's brings friendly service, approachable food to Locust Point
    "Downtown restaurant" and "kid-friendly" are not two concepts that naturally go together. In most cases, they shouldn't go together. But at Sweet Caroline's, they do. The Locust Point restaurant, which opened in August in the former home of Pazza Luna,...
  • Salt owner to open bar in Locust Point

    Jason Ambrose, the co-owner and founding chef of Salt, has agreed to purchase a tavern on Haubert Street in Locust Point. "It won't be anything restaurant-y like Salt," Ambrose said. "It will be a 'bar with food.' " There isn't enough room inside the...
  • Five city projects receive historic tax credits

    Five city projects receive historic tax credits
    A century-old Station North movie theater, an East Baltimore church, a former cotton mill and two downtown office towers are among the renovation projects selected for financing next year under Maryland's historic preservation tax credit program. At a...