Liberty Tsakalos, a former corporate treasurer who managed the retail shop of the H&S Bakery, the Southeast Baltimore family-owned business that was co-founded by her husband, brother and father, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease complications at her Harbor East home. She was 94.
Baltimore officials on Wednesday approved a $3.4 million deal to build a luxury hotel on a Fells Point pier after chiding a developer for trying to include campaign contributions to local politicians as part of the project's costs.
Baltimore's spending panel agreed on Wednesday to give H&S Bakery $200,000 to relocate its distribution center from Harbor East, as part of controversial agreement officials say will help keep the business in the city.
The Rawlings-Blake administration is set to give $200,000 to help H&S Bakery move its Harbor East distribution center to an industrial area of East Baltimore — sparking discussion of whether subsidies should be needed to help a successful business expand.
William N. Gill Sr., founder of the Village Sub Shop chain that stretched from Northeast to West Baltimore and later included The Steak & Rib Restaurant, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Lutherville home. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
After a contentious series of hearings, the City Council is expected on Monday to grant developer Michael Beatty $107 million in public financing for Harbor Point, the capped hazardous waste site envisioned as home to a new office tower as well as housing, shopping and parks.
A group of downtown property owners and managers announced its opposition to the Harbor Point tax increment financing plan Tuesday, a day before the City Council's taxation committee is set to hold another meeting on the legislation.