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  • Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]

    Baltimore's narrative is beginning to shift [Commentary]
    The sale of Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore to California-based KBS Realty Advisors represents a watershed moment for economic development in Baltimore. The sale establishes a record price for commercial realty in Charm City. KBS paid $341 per square...
  • Harbor Point's Thames Street Wharf sells for $89 million

    Harbor Point's Thames Street Wharf sells for $89 million
    Beatty Development Group President Michael Beatty has sold the Thames Street Wharf office building in Harbor Point to a California-based real estate company for $89 million. At $341 per rentable square foot, Monday's sale of the 8-story building to...
  • New company names join Baltimore's evolving skyline

    New company names join Baltimore's evolving skyline
    In a sign of renewed interest in Baltimore's downtown business district, more companies are looking to boost their visibility by splashing names and logos atop prominent Inner Harbor office towers. In recent months, R2integrated, Lupin Pharmaceuticals...
  • Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant

    Sondra Harrison McGee, co-owned Pier Five restaurant
    Sondra Harrison McGee, who co-owned and managed her family's Pier Five seafood restaurant on Pratt Street, died of a heart attack March 17 at her Marco Island, Fla., home. She was 71 and had lived in the Hampton section of Towson. Born on Tilghman...
  • City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service

    City-owned Hilton spends most of its occupancy tax set-aside on debt service
    The city-owned Hilton Baltimore spent nearly all of the $2.8 million it generated in hotel occupancy taxes — money the city gave it last year to help the struggling convention center hotel make its debt payments, officials said. The hotel did...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland

    More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland
    Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers. "There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...
  • Three Baltimore firefighters injured fighting fires in vacants

    Three Baltimore firefighters injured fighting fires in vacants
    Three Baltimore firefighters were injured fighting fires that broke out in two different vacant properties early Saturday, though their injuries were described as minor. Both fires reached a single alarm but were under control before they could spread...
  • Two shot in leg, groin in S. Baltimore Sunday

    Two shot in leg, groin in S. Baltimore Sunday
    Two men were shot — one in the leg and the other in the groin — in South Baltimore Sunday afternoon, police said. The men arrived at an area hospital following the shooting, which police said happened around 12:38 p.m. near the 2000 block of...
  • Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show

    Baltimore artisans ready for American Craft Council show
    Every year at the American Craft Council Show in Baltimore, rows and rows of handmade material sit in booths for on-lookers to gaze at and admire. And behind the uniquely crafted jewelry and perfectly glazed ceramic pieces sits an artist, whose work on...
  • T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter

    T. Rowe Price net income up nearly 26 percent for quarter
    Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the first three months of the year, compared with a year earlier, and customers added money to portfolios rather than taking cash out — reversing an...
  • Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]

    Fight crime: legalize pot [Commentary]
    In 1982, the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer was running for his last term as mayor. He held one of those big dinners that politicians are famous for at P.J. Crickets on Pratt St. All the political leaders were there. I was the chef that evening and can...