Lawyers for Baltimore say a group of Westport residents seeking an injunction to stop construction of the Horseshoe Casino along Russell Street have no legal standing and are being used by a shadowy organization more concerned with delaying the facility opening than environmental factors.
Now that Brenda McKenzie, a economic development officer from Boston, has taken on the title of president and CEO, she faces the same challenge Brodie confronted 17 years ago: What should the BDC's priorities be and what are the best ways to achieve them?
PointClickSwitch.com was founded two years ago by a trio of real estate development professionals in Baltimore who saw a need to offer a website that allows easy price comparison — and bill-switching — for Maryland residents.
The developers of Baltimore's casino will pay the city at least $11 million in their first year of operation — significantly less than terms proposed in 2009, but enough to help fund a small property tax cut for city residents, officials said Tuesday
By By Luke Broadwater and Steve Kilar and The Baltimore Sun
Restaurant and bar owners in Baltimore may soon be required to post a letter grade on the front of their establishments rating their performance in city health inspections — a system aimed at informing the public on the cleanliness of neighborhood eateries.
One year after the nationwide Occupy protest movement stormed the nation's consciousness and placed income inequality at the center of the nation's political discourse, members of the local Occupy Baltimore chapter said they are still working for change in local communities.
With the future of its top leadership uncertain, the directors of the Baltimore Development Corp., the city's influential, quasi-public economic development arm, met Thursday — the first time in 16 years that M.J. "Jay" Brodie was not in charge.
Pixelligent Technologies is scaling up production of a pair of nanocrystal additives made with zirconia and hafnia, which promise to boost the performance of products in a wide range of industries, from electronics to plastics.
A planned conversion of the Tremont Plaza Hotel to an Embassy Suites, a Hilton Worldwide brand, would threaten the city-owned Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel as it struggles to reach stability, city development say.
After she wrote city officials, and as The Baltimore Sun investigated the matter, the city announced Tuesday that it would partner with the nonprofit Pride of Baltimore, Inc. to repair the ship's memorial.
With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration.
As Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III announced retirement plans Thursday, Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the Police Department and the mayor's office, also said she would resign.
A survey by the Innovation Alliance found that a vast majority of participants in Baltimore's technology community are interested in a "hub" – akin to similar spaces in New York City and San Diego — that could be used for meetings, conferences and continuous education and networking for entrepreneurs.
The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed Friday a lawsuit by Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos that challenged the city's plans for the long-delayed Superblock project, a decision that officials said would allow it to move forward with the redevelopment.