The owners of the Holiday Inn Express on Russell Street, as well as other businesses in the area, said they are betting on the Horseshoe casino to put Carroll-Camden on the map, and hope it will bring spillover economic development to the largely industrial zone.
He started out as a teenager washing dishes during summer nights at the Jersey Shore, but these days Jordan Miller is busy planning the fancy Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week menu at the French Kitchen inside downtown's Lord Baltimore Hotel.
Margaret Cecelia Zimmerman, a descendant of founding Towson families who was an accomplished family seamstress, died of complications of gastric disease and hypertension Jan. 3 at Manor Care Ruxton. The North Baltimore resident was 101.
By the end of December, the location of the state's newest casino will be determined in Prince George's County, and one of three companies will begin spending hundreds of millions of dollars to build it.
Online travel company Orbitz has reached a confidential agreement with Baltimore and Montgomery counties over claims it improperly avoided paying some taxes, according to court records and the company's attorney.
Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp., and are gathering information.
Baltimore tourism leaders will have to find another way to draw visitors over Labor Day weekend after the Grand Prix of Baltimore was canceled. They are focused on more sporting events and filling up the dead time of winter.
Otakon, the Japanese and East Asian anime and culture convention that has drawn tens of thousands of people to Baltimore since 1999, will be held in Washington D.C. beginning in 2017, organizers announced Sunday.
Over the past year or two, the big hotel chains, Marriott included, have been rethinking and revamping their properties' restaurants. Guiding these redos are several somewhat overlapping ideas, most of which are in play at the Yard, the recently renovated restaurant at The Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a vast emptiness that is envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's waterfront. But some question whether the taxpayer help is needed, especially with Harbor Point already in line for $113 million in tax breaks.
Cary Gray plans on covering 22,000-plus miles crossing Central and South America. The campaign he calls "One Wheel, Two Continents" will begin Tuesday and will support charities and is sponsored in part by Dick's Last Resort, where he's worked the past three years as a waiter at the Inner Harbor location.
Baltimore officials are reviewing ways to improve the finances of the city's money-losing convention center hotel as they brace for the likelihood that they will be forced to dip into the city's general fund to cover debt payments next year.