Developer Michael Beatty pressed the City Council Thursday to approve the issuance of $107 million in bonds, saying that Harbor Point would remain a gravel-cover lot without city-financed infrastructure.
A Virginia woman has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after two dogs were found locked in her vehicle at a Baltimore hotel on Saturday, one of them dead from the intense heat in the car, according to Baltimore Police.
J. Joseph Clarke sees the stars finally aligning for One Light Street, a 22-story residential development he hopes to build on a surface parking lot at the corner of Light and East Redwood streets, where the Southern Hotel used to stand, and three vacant buildings fronting East Baltimore Street.
With the deadline just hours away, two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands to reap millions from the project.
H&S Properties Development Corp. is planning a possible department store, an expanded Whole Foods Market and apartments for two sites that would bring its Harbor East development eastward across Central Avenue, baker-turned-developer John Paterakis said.
BOSTON — By 2:42 p.m., eight minutes before the first bomb blast triggered chaos along the marathon course here, Carol Downing's daughters and son-in-law were positioned perfectly to watch her sprint across the finish line.
By By Kevin Rector, Yvonne Wenger and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
More than 440 Marylanders and about 60 people from Baltimore ran on Monday in the Boston Marathon, which became a scene of grisly violence after two explosions at the finish line left at least two people dead and dozens injured.
By By Carrie Wells, Scott Dance and Patrick Maynard and The Baltimore Sun
Hotel organizing efforts in Baltimore and elsewhere, along with campaigns at other tourism-related businesses such as casinos, are part of a larger goal by unions to improve wages, benefits and working conditions in service sector jobs, union representatives and labor experts say.
From 1909 until 1939, marathons were run from Laurel to Washington or Baltimore. After the first few marathons, they not only became AAU-sanctioned, but the race was one of the qualifying marathons for the U.S. Olympic team. There was one constant in all those years: The starting line was in front of the Laurel Hotel on the corner of Main Street and Washington Pike (Route 1southbound).
The family owners of The Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point hope a bankruptcy filing Thursday will give them time to try to attract investors and keep operating the 2-year-old boutique hotel, their bankruptcy attorney said.
For more than a decade the couple has been envisioning the insides of hotels that are as close to home as Hunt Valley. But their company, Cauhaus Design, has a strong connection to another Maryland-based business, Marriott International Inc., and their influence can be seen across North America.
Venus Wiles would rather sleep, tucked away in a tent stuffed with blankets and all her worldly possessions on the side of the JFX with her boyfriend, Michael Spence, than stay the night in an emergency shelter.
The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers at several schools to reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders, who say the program gives a financial incentive to ignore problems and potentially jeopardize school safety.
The wicked winter spell that enveloped the region's ski areas last year has been broken. Snow guns, ably assisted by Wednesday's surprise storm, are turning the brownscape of late fall into the dazzling white of winter.
A local development group plans to open a boutique hotel featuring rooms ranging in price from $350 to $1,500 a night in Mount Vernon. The $16 million project, called The Ivy, is planned to open by spring 2014 inside the former Inn at Government House property at Calvert and Biddle streets.
Unite Here — a labor union trying to organize workers at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore — set up outside the hotel Tuesday to publicize a federal agency's decision to take the company to trial over alleged unfair labor practices.
Despite the disruption of widespread shutdowns Monday and Tuesday, the Baltimore area missed the worst of Sandy's wallop. The overall economic impact should be modest as a result, economists say, even if for some businesses and residents it was anything but.
In federal documents, David Kwiatkowski, accused of spreading hepatitis C to patients at hospitals where he worked by using and thus contaminating needles he then put back into hospital use, is portrayed as a drug addict moving across the country as a contracted medical technician.