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Year in Review 2018

  • Amid closing of old favorites, Baltimore's dining world welcomed new entrants in 2018

    Amid closing of old favorites, Baltimore's dining world welcomed new entrants in 2018

    The past year brought a slew of changes to Baltimore’s food landscape. That meant welcoming a crop of new upstarts while bidding adieu to some familiar faces. Additions Patterson Public House, a sleek new American restaurant, opened in July in the former Bistro Rx space on the edge of Patterson...

  • Year in Review: Winners and losers in Maryland politics

    Year in Review: Winners and losers in Maryland politics

    Winners: Gov. Larry Hogan. You don’t get to be the second Republican re-elected governor in Maryland — and we mean ever — by accident. Governor Hogan did nearly everything right in 2018 to set himself up for his victory in November, from his masterful management of his relationship (or, rather,...

  • Notable deaths in 2018

    Notable deaths in 2018

    In addition to the five employees killed in June in the shootings at the Annapolis Capital, the region lost a number of notable citizens in 2018. Here, we recall some of those who left a lasting mark. Kevin Kamenetz At the funeral of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in May, his wife, Jill,...

  • 2018 in Baltimore business: Broken deals, layoffs and closings, but also new development and hope for future

    2018 in Baltimore business: Broken deals, layoffs and closings, but also new development and hope for future

    Businesses in the Baltimore area weathered failed deals, layoffs, closings and restructuring in 2018. But some started new chapters by expanding or merging, new development sprouted all over and one new industry spread like a weed. One of the biggest and most closely watched deals of the year,...

  • For Baltimore arts groups, 2018 was a year of transition

    For Baltimore arts groups, 2018 was a year of transition

    Borrowing a page from Baltimore’s big-time professional sports teams, for which the past year proved a time for major changes (the Ravens in the form of a new young quarterback, the Orioles in the form of just about everything), the local arts scene settled on 2018 as a year of transition. From...

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