A walk for tourists could pay off big for city
O.C. as upscale resort Image: The taffy and funnel-cake image of downtown Ocean City isn't cutting it anymore. Now the beach resort is trading its cheap T-shirt for the cool look of upscale rivals.
Hotel decision came naturally BDC members felt that Paterakis had met their concerns; Gambling wasn't a factor; 5 say Wyndham site isn't too far from convention center
'Duh': some more ideas if wrong hotel site wins
Mayor seeks hotel deal Compromise is goal as Schmoke meets with two developers; Smaller Wyndham possible; Adding Paterakis to Hyatt team with Angelos is considered
Mayor budges on Angelos hotel project Schmoke will meet with rival developers before setting timetable; Sooner than 2002?; Executive still favors Inner Harbor East over Camden Yards site
Mayor gave his word, Angelos says Orioles owner requests go-ahead for Grand Hyatt; Hotel dispute grows; City Hall spokesman says BDC decision won't be reversed; Downtown development
Wyndham plan is city group's pick Development agency says Inner Harbor East hotel should proceed; Price exceeds 1st estimate; BDC also votes to delay Camden Yards Hyatt proposed by Angelos
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Friends compete for city hotel deal Alike in many ways, Angelos, Paterakis differ over downtown
Dixon asks support of Hyatt plan State treasurer urges Schmoke to alter pick for convention hotel; Protecting tax dollars; Angelos is expected to file proposal soon; mayor vows review
Tiny warriors are huge Games: In the age of cyberspace, a tabletop war game has captured the hearts and minds of adolescents, young and old.
Convention Center becomes a nightclub for charity gala
Energetic 'pit bull' promotes BWI area Partnership mirrors overwhelming style of its untiring leader
Mayor invites proposals for Camden Yards hotel Schmoke says city aid would be limited
June party calendar
Selling Charm City Conventions: Baltimore is aggressively marketing itself to get bookings for the expanded convention center. It's a tough, costly effort against many other cities.
Convention center water line bursts 350,000 gallons soak into fixtures, ceilings, carpets; 'An insignificant leak'; City will seek $500,000 from installer or maker of pipe; cause unknown
Hotel location could be crucial Other cities building rooms handy to their convention centers; 'It's a major red flag'; Visitors could decide that they'd rather be in Philadelphia; Tourism
SCHMOKE CHOICE OF HOTEL SITE ASSAILED; DEVELOPMENT OFFICIAL SAYS PATERAKIS PROJECT COULD END IN BAILOUTS
'I don't pull any punches' Indians: The Baltimore American Indian Center has an energetic new director whose first eight months at the helm are drawing mixed reviews.
Educators' four-day meeting puts the issues on the board Privatizing schools, teaching self-esteem among session topics
Don't be confused by 'HotSpot' Not just police: Effort requiring local, state and federal cooperation sounds familiar.
City, state police join in 'hot spot' patrol Targeted areas in state to get backup, funds in violent-crime program
Eisner firm's radio ads win top award Local ad association bestows highest ADDY on city ad agency; It also wins 11 other awards; Prize-winning spots used deadpan humor to sell mall in Virginia
Coin collectors urge youths to buy into hobby Show: Hobbyists browsed rare coins at the Baltimore Convention Center during a show that includes activities to interest children in collecting.
$240 million in bonds sold by Md. at 4.9%
Mayor defends hotel decision He says Paterakis plan easily surpassed the 2 alternatives
A tour of the crafts fair Preview: A walk through the Convention Center impresses curator of Renwick gallery.
Inner Harbor East hotel plan gains Paterakis' proposal gets a key city nod; mayor liked location
Back to nature For several years, artists experimented with vivid hues and startling shapes, but now they are returning to the natural world for inspiration.
Dynatech's dynamic team Entrepreneurs: Earl Scott and Andrew Woods are being honored this weekend with the 1997 Entrepreneur Award as part of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference.
Minority role models in science, technology Message: Baltimore communications firm introduces black, Hispanic youth to achievers of color.
Historic hotel sold for about $30 million Lord Baltimore to become Hilton Hotel & Towers
Africian and American Remembrance: Black HIstory Month is celebrated in historical and art art exhibits, contests, dramatic and musical presentations, storytelling and more.
Man who battered his wife is handed 12 years in prison Sentencing focuses on fate of woman, who is partly paralyzed
Expanded fair site facilities proposed Timonium hall viewed as boon, but harmful to Convention Center
A bid for more than just a hotel City leaders looking at its spinoff effect
City has various plans for celebration
Inviting visitors out into the cold New ad campaign seeks to lure tourists to Baltimore in winter; Targeting Pennsylvania; Effort is result of convention bureau's increased budget
Barbara G. Balter, 68, president of consulting firm
Convention Center official quits, then assails his boss Kelley claims director prevented him from disciplining supervisors
Battered wife wants husband to keep job She needs insurance after he stabbed her
A bounty of free Thanksgiving meals
Mount Hebron marchers win first prize in parade
Free Thanksgiving dinners offered
Hotel project passes hurdle with the state The exclusive right to negotiate a deal is won by Cordish Co.; Key step is lease in Dec.; Firm plans to build biggest hotel in city, plus a retail complex
Just So Celebrity: There's nothing like Martha Stewart coming to lunch to launch feelings of inadequacy. But Baltimore was well-prepared, and the most obnoxiously ideal homemaker on the planet was on her best behavior.
Math games test students Teamwork: Middle-school students apply their mathematics skills as they compete for gold medals.