| Oct 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The threat of automatic spending cuts by the federal government caused companies to press the pause button on real estate expansion in the Baltimore region during the third quarter, according to analysts.
"It reflects the nature of the economic drivers...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Baltimore-based Vertis Holdings Inc., at one time the largest U.S. producer of advertising inserts in newspapers, plans to sell itself to a Wisconsin printing company for $258.5 million through an auction in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Vertis filed for...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore's weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration in June drew more than 1.5 million people — some 435,000 from out of state — and had an estimated $166 million in economic impact on the metro area, according to a study released Thursday by...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore waterfront's iconic Harborplace has been sold to a New York real estate investment firm that has a reputation for purchasing distinctive retail centers, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., which is...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:59 AM
When Harborplace first opened, it was hailed as one of the crown jewels of Baltimore's renaissance, and millions of visitors from across Maryland and around the country beat a path to its door. On a typical Saturday afternoon, the Light and Pratt street...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Discount retailer Marshalls plans to open in the former Filene's Basement spot at the Inner Harbor early next year.
The national chain, known for selling brand-name apparel at a discount, signed a lease for more than 31,000 square feet at Lockwood...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:15 AM
You still have time to plan a Mother's Day brunch. But you might not have to bother. According to a new survey, your mother might prefer to make the plans herself.
The survey, published by Open Table Inc., says that 65 percent of surveyed mothers...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Methadone clinics are often seen as the bad neighbor nobody wants.
Residents concerned about crime and other quality-of-life issues often protest if they even hear word of a methadone clinic, which treats those addicted to heroin and other opiates, is...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:26 AM
As of 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on U.S. 50 westbound at Ritchie Highway, due to an accident involving five vehicles.
Accidents were slowing traffic on I-95 southbound near O'Donnell Street in Baltimore City, the inner loop of I-695 at I-83...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:34 AM
When Augustus Schwatka launched his blacksmithing shop on West Saratoga Street in 1810, the War of 1812 was on the horizon, locomotives were not yet a transportation option and slavery was thriving.
Two centuries have passed since then, but you can still...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Commuters who've begun using downtown streets because of lane closures on the Jones Falls Expressway might want to think about a backup plan for Thursday evening and Friday.
The Baltimore Department of Transportation will close streets in the Mount...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:56 AM
PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is scheduled to open this week.
The dinner-only restaurant is the first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based restaurant group also developed the concept for Wit &...