The owner of the former General Motors Corp. factory site in southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city's planning department.
About 75 to 100 concerned residents of Joppatowne and their supporters crowded under the pavilion at Mariner Point Park Wednesday in order to learn more about what could be done to save the community pool at Mariner Point Swim Club.
The city's housing department has awarded exclusive negotiating rights to Baltimore Free Farm, an urban farming group, buy two vacant, city-owned lots that border the group's community garden in Hampden. Baltimore Free Farm beat out a developer who wanted to build housing on the lots.
Baltimore Free Farm, a Hampden-based organization that does urban farming and community gardening, has been running community gardens on Ash Street in Hampden, but now, the city wants to sell two of the lots that the group uses. Baltimore Free Farm iscomplaining about the sale, but has also put in a bid to buy those lots.
Rick Walker, jilted developer of a Remington shopping center with a Walmart, claims in court papers that Bruce Mortimer, owner of the land, conspired to terminate the sale to Walker, so that Mortimer could sell to another suitor instead. Mortimer has asked a judge to OK the termination, and announced he is now selling the land to Seawall Development Corp.
When Charm City Builders' model home is completed later this year, the top two floors will be finished and furnished and the lower level will be a sales and design center, where buyers can look through carpet samples and select bathroom fixtures.
Anderson Automotive's Bruce Mortimer, who pulled the plug on the sale of the 25th Street Station land in Remington to developer Rick Walker, now says he has a new buyer for the 11-acre site. Meanwhile, his lawsuit is still pending against Walker.
General contractor John Brooks has a contract to buy the Crittenton House, a historic property in Hampden, and says he wants to build 11 apartments and 19 townhouses on the site. But the Maryland Historical Trust would have to waive an easement that prohibits new construction, and area residents, backed by City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, are opposing the project.
In less than a month, Havre de Grace voters will decide whether to potentially extend the city's public waterfront holdings north of the Concord Point Lighthouse through the $1.29 million purchase of a home and surrounding property belonging to a former city councilman's family.
If you want to live in Howard County, one of Maryland¿s fastest-growing jurisdictions, where it¿s competitive ¿ and can be pricey ¿ to buy a home, consider attending the 7th Annual Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair.
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.
The seller of an 11-acre site in Remington, where developer Rick Walker was planning to build a shopping center with a Walmart called 25th Street Station, has terminated the sale and filed a legal complaint against Walker, casting into doubt the future of the development.
The Bel Air town commissioners honored two local men Monday for their work with the Greater Bel Air Community Foundation, a nearly 15-year-old nonprofit which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars toward community projects in Bel Air and the surrounding areas.
Baltimore County homeowners would pay between $18 and $36 a year for storm water management under a plan by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration to meet new state environmental requirements for reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity gets a $1 million grant to build houses in the Woodbourne-McCabe neighborhood in north/northeast Baltimore, and Pigtown and Mount Winans in south Baltimore. The money will help fund the rehabbing of 21 dilapidated row houses in the 600-800 block of McCabe Avenue off York Road and construction of a park. The city is supporting the project.
Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement.
Two summer cabins were broken into by burglars in the Lapidum area. A large quantity of fishing gear was stolen from both of them. Rods, reels and other fishing equipment, valued at $550, was stolen from one cabin and similar items were stolen from a second cabin whose value was estimated at $18. A body was found near the Route 7 bridge along the railroad tracks in Havre de Grace. The 68-year-old man, identified as W. Morgan Holloway, was lying between two Pennsylvania Railroad tracks. The