A 25-year-old woman’s body was recovered from the Inner Harbor on Saturday, the most recent fatality to stem from a fall into the murky waters. Baltimore has long struggled with safety around the harbor, and people have often called for railing to be added.
In years of covering Baltimore's neighborhoods and landmarks, I've often been told I had to put on a hard hat while touring a structure undergoing renovation. This week I was told I had to wear a life jacket, too.
In Baltimore, Under Armour, which styles itself as technology-focused performance sportswear brand, is imitating West Coast tech giants in at least one way — hiring a world-renowned "starchitect" for its new campus in Port Covington.
AOL said Thursday morning it plans to buy Baltimore mobile advertising company Millennial Media for about $248 million in a deal that would create a single hub for the industry known as "ad tech" here.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said Monday he wants to create a new neighborhood on the more than 120 acres that he has assembed in Port Covington, anchored by a central Under Armour headquarters and enlivened by shopping, restaurants, a whiskey distillery — even horse stables.
While not a new issue, the need to emphasize infill and redevelopment continues to increase as Maryland grows. Focusing on redevelopment improves quality of life by increasing access to jobs, shopping and services, and boosts local economies.
Baltimore Housing has launched a marketing campaign for a selected group of so called "eclectic" properties, in an effort to highlight the value hidden in the sea of roughly 1,000 vacants listed for sale.
Started in the late 1970s but rooted in a much older Baltimore tradition, the city's water taxis are shedding their reputation as a summertime option solely for tourists, becoming a viable year-round option for city residents and downtown commuters as well.
As the Terps (3-0) prepared to play West Virginia (2-1) Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium, the hope among their coaches was that a new era has begun in Maryland's relationship with Gilman and other Baltimore schools.