| 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 &...
| May 5, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It's said good things come to those who wait. But somebody still has to pay for them.
On Friday, a contractor commissioned by the city began planting 150 trees around downtown, fulfilling a pledge made – and broken – by the now-defunct...