The Baltimore-based Whiting-Turner Contracting Company has been chosen as general contractor to build Maryland's sixth casino at National Harbor, a nearly $1 billion project on the Potomac River expected to get under way in weeks and be completed in about two years
Loyola Blakefield is one of 10 teams in Team Project, an annual event of ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Baltimore, a national organization with local chapters. For the five-member Loyola team, it is part of a year-long course on architecture at Loyola Blakefield during which they are coming up with a plan for the $1 billion Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront.
Even though the Baltimore City school system is making progress at keeping students in school, in each of the last three years one quarter of all city school students and nearly one third of its special education students have been chronically absent. That's far too many.
The wills of Maryland's most affluent shed light on their wealth and, many times, their hobbies. The wills, obtained by The Baltimore Sun from the Baltimore County Register of Wills, can often be illuminating.
In a move to enhance what is one of the nation's most robust African penguin breeding colonies, Maryland Zoo officials are preparing to break ground on a $10.4 million state- and grant-funded project to build a new, 1.5-acre exhibit for the birds to call home.
A consequence of the Presidents Day blizzard of 2003 that swept into Maryland and dumped 26.8 inches of snow on Baltimore before blowing itself out, was the partial collapse of the roof of the B & O Railroad Museum's 1884 roundhouse that also damaged part of its historic collection of locomotives and cars.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
They've been married just over two years, but Andy and Seanne Herbick have already exchanged vows three times, most recently Sunday morning at their alma mater, Loyola University Maryland, with about 80 other steadfast lovebirds.
When President Barack Obama comes to Baltimore for a fundraiser Tuesday at an Inner Harbor hotel, he'll first stop at the home of an Owings Mills developer who has kept a remarkably low profile despite having poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into Democratic campaigns over the past decade.
Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center.
Jay Hancock: Willard Hackerman and his partners aren't in this for charity. The case for doubling convention-center space in Baltimore is not inarguable. Even if the project makes sense and gets built, it raises new questions about downtown development and taxpayer investment.
If Baltimore manages to build the $900 million convention center expansion and arena proposed for the Inner Harbor, business and civic leaders say, the city will join a growing list of destinations competing to woo lucrative convention business with bigger, better facilities.