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  • Efforts to help renters become homeowners continue

    Efforts to help renters become homeowners continue
    As high prices, rising rents and tight credit requirements continue to make homeownership difficult for many families, some private and nonprofit developers are trying to find ways to make homeownership more accessible for renters. At least three...
  • Transportation, tourism officials preparing for debut of Horseshoe casino

    Transportation, tourism officials preparing for debut of Horseshoe casino
    About 10,000 gamblers, well-connected guests and curious local residents are expected to come to the city a week from tonight for the grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, launching what city officials hope will be a powerful economic engine....
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 9

    Note: There was no blotter last week because data was not uploaded to Open Baltimore. Across Baltimore, 58 robberies were reported by police for the week ending Aug. 9, with the Northeastern and Southeastern districts the hardest hit, according to...
  • The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center

    The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center
    In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future. The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...
  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore

    The many faces of Otakon in Baltimore
    Otakon is many things, all of them having to do with Japanese and East Asian popular culture. But most of all -- at least to outsiders -- it’s all about the costumes. Check out the area around the convention center Friday morning, before the fan...
  • Inner Harbor P.F. Chang's had credit and debit card security breach

    Inner Harbor P.F. Chang's had credit and debit card security breach
    Customers who dined at P.F. Chang's China Bistro at the Inner Harbor during two months this spring may be victims of debit and credit card data theft, the Scottsdale-based chain warned Monday in an announcement of a widespread security breach at 33 U.S....
  • John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney

    John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney
    John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71. Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
  • Pandora moving headquarters and 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia

    Pandora moving headquarters and 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia
    Pandora soon will add its logo to the city's skyline as the company relocates its regional headquarters for the Americas and about 250 employees to Baltimore from Columbia by early 2015. The Danish jeweler known for its charm bracelets announced...
  • Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better

    Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better
    My good walk began after an early supper: a short Jersey Boy from Isabella's in Little Italy. The Jersey Boy is an incredible little sandwich (grilled Italian sausage with rapini, and peppery cheese on six inches of baguette) heated in the brick oven in...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26

    Police blotter: Robberies for the week of July 26
    Reported robberies in Baltimore for the week ending July 26 rose 11 percent compared with the previous week, according to statistics posted by the city. The incidents include the previously disclosed hold-up of the Harbor East Whole Foods store, as well...
  • Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

    Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013
    The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013. The report, which was released Tuesday, found that visitors to Baltimore were up 2.6 percent from...