A Maryland gambling expansion work group was impaneled by Gov. Martin O'Malley to consider gaming expansion and adding a sixth casino in Prince George's County.. During its first meeting June 1, which lasted more than five hours, the panel received a presentation from the Department of Legislative Services and testimony from operators of the state's existing and planned slots facilities.
The short life spans of Cordish's prior gaming undertakings raises the question of how long the developer will maintain a stake in Maryland Live, especially if it fails to stop a large casino from being built in Prince George's County.
Police, city officials and business leaders react to the violence on St. Patrick's Day, which they call an isolated incident that gives people the wrong perception that crime is out of control. Meanwhile, some residents feel city tried to cover up how bad it really was.
Howard County doesn't have the cache of Paris, New York or Tokyo, or even of some of the more local tourist haunts. It's not the sailing capital, as Annapolis bills itself, or home of the Preakness, which Baltimore boasts, nor does it have the wide-selection of museums as Washington.
Downtown Baltimore lost nearly 10 percent of its jobs in 2011, but demand grew for offices, apartments and hotel rooms and more than 700 new residents moved in, statistics unveiled Thursday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore show
Court documents and statements by his family and others provide details of Majid Khan's journey from Baltimore County to Camp 7 at Guantanamo Bay, a detention center so secret that its location within the base is classified.
While Wit & Wisdom has some flaws — price, beer selection — it is overwhelmingly successful. More than other new bars in Harbor East and Fells Point, its elegance and leisurely tempo make it a destination for after-work cocktails, to conduct business, sometimes, simply to linger.
Maryland's slots commission Friday threw out a bid by former state Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Landow to build a casino at the Rocky Gap resort, leaving a single offer on the table to construct a Western Maryland casino
Property taxes on the 10 homes with the biggest bills and the 10 commercial properties at the top of the heap come to an eye-popping $20.5 million, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis. As city officials try to expand Baltimore's tax base, they say they're very glad for these big payers.
Calling it a "difficult" decision that admittedly "takes away an important part of our connection with our fans," Baltimore Ravens owner Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and the team announced on Friday, Dec. 2, that the Ravens will not return to McDaniel College in Westminster for its 2012 training camp, but instead will hold camp at the team's Owings Mills facility.