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UM arena now Xfinity Center

(AP) The basketball arena at the University of Maryland has been renamed the Xfinity Center. The arena was previously known as Comcast Center. Xfinity is Comcast’s high-speed Internet brand. Comcast owns naming rights to the arena and has the right ...

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Assembly restores $2.5M for Baltimore Convention Center project (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — After several furious hours of maneuvering, a panel of lawmakers restored $2.5 million to the capital budget to fund the planning and design for a project that includes an expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center plus a new ...

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Donald C. Fry: Report makes strong case for convention center project (access required)

The recently released feasibility study of the concept of a combined arena-convention center expansion project near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor deals head-on with key issues raised and debated in the wake of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s announcement last May to champion ...

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Week in review: 6/16/11 (access required)

Convention center project continues Overshadowed by plans for an expansion and a new hotel and arena, a $24.4 million renovation of the Baltimore Convention Center continues. The upgrade includes features to make it more energy- and water-efficient. Interior changes include new ...

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MSA wants city money for arena study (access required)

The Maryland Stadium Authority wants Baltimore City to help pay for a feasibility study on a proposed expanded convention center, new arena and hotel for downtown Baltimore. The MSA voted Tuesday to approve conducting a feasibility study on a proposed ...

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