In awarding the latest subsidy for development in cash-strapped Baltimore, leaders of the City Council on Monday required the developers to set aside millions for the nearby community — a new standard they plan to begin imposing.
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
In recent years, the revitalization of Sykesville Main Street has brought economic growth and connectivity between residents and the businesses that serve them. However, many business and property owners in the historic downtown area are concerned that the development of the Warfield Complex could hinder growth — and perhaps destroy it altogether.
Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar presence at City Hall, died Sunday morning at Sinai Hospital. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 71.
The Windsor Valley neighborhood has been the scene of a fatal shooting and a nonfatal stabbing during the past two weeks, part of a larger recent pattern of violence in the Edgewood area of Harford County, but that could change with an investment of millions of dollars by its new owner to revitalize Windsor Valley.
Regulations should keep e-cigarettes cheaper and more convenient than conventional cigarettes, but still expensive and inconvenient enough to deter a new generation of nicotine addicts. Banning e-cigarette use inside public buildings would be a great step toward achieving this.
Laurel Health Foods store owner Monika Price is preparing to close the store on Main Street and leave the historic district when her lease expires this month. The good news is that Laurel Health Foods, which Price's mom, Maria Lowe opened 44 years ago, won't disappear completely, but will be downscaled in a much smaller location. Price's sons, Philip and Curtis Price, own a 6,000-square-foot CrossFit gym at 14210 Cherry Lane Court, and are designing a space for the store in the gym's current
On June 10, Caves Valley Partners, a Towson-based development firm, announced a plan to build a $250 million mix of offices, apartments and stores on a three-block stretch of largely commercial properties in Sharp-Leadenhall. News of the project brought excitement to a community long overlooked for investment, while also reviving memories of the history of the broader neighborhood, where about 3,000 people were relocated and more than 300 inhabited homes demolished as part of urban renewal
Agents from the Maryland Comptroller's Office have filed multiple charges against the owner of a Harford County winery after they found the winery was operating without a license, among other alleged violations.
More millennials are creating their own jobs, either as a response to a continually crummy economy in which they can't find work, or because they would rather be their own bosses and run their own businesses.
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors. That's a challenge now being tackled by a new crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping veteran entrepreneurs.
Nearly one year after the collision of a waste truck and a CSX Transportation train not far from Pulaski Highway, business leaders in the surrounding industrial park say they are still sorting out the mess.
Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country. Maryland officials don't want the state to join that list, so Pfizer's proposal to buy AstraZeneca — which employs 3,100 in the state — has prompted local angst.
Berkshire Hathaway's expansion of its residential brokerage is an example of broader consolidation in residential real estate, as the industry works to right itself after the recession and capitalize on changes wrought by the Internet. Despite changes for brokerage firms, analysts said it's also a vote of confidence that the real estate agent – and the standard agent commission extracted from each sale – is here to stay.
A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores, and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each sack, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law.
Board members approved a one-day liquor license behind closed doors for Thomas Fitzpatrick, a school board member running for re-election, who applied for a license just days before a fundraiser last month.
The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced today that it purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and the Maryland publications and websites affiliated with those news organizations from Landmark Media Enterprises.
The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland.