The Baltimore City Council grilled the leaders of East Baltimore Development Inc. again last week, still looking for answers about the lagging $1.8 billion redevelopment project near Johns Hopkins Hospital. CEO Christopher Shea had more answers than he did at ...Read More »
A city task force examining taxpayer incentives to developers is recommending new criteria for the awards, including profit sharing on all projects, independent monitors and possible use of such inducements to help rebuild Baltimore’s middle class. During a hearing at ...
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At the second investigative hearing on East Baltimore Development Inc. in the Baltimore City Council chambers, EBDI's CEO Christopher Shea touted transparency and job creation, while residents complained of the need for better access to jobs. The packed meeting was led by Councilman Carl Stokes, and Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young was also in attendance.Read More »
Owners of Canton Crossing, the new development now making its way through planning approvals in the city, are gearing up to announce two anchors: Harris Teeter and Target. A city development source said Friday the two chains are ready to ...
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Advocates of preservation for seven historic Baltimore buildings, including the former town hall of the 19th century village of Waverly, expect a City Council committee to approve their designation as landmarks at a hearing next week. If any or all ...Read More »
While much of the talk about restarting the tight job market centers on small businesses, there is a crisis in the works in Federal Hill where such entrepreneurships are concerned. Many small businesses have closed shop over the past six ...
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The Baltimore City Council is expected to consider a request by Under Armour Inc. for tax increment financing bonds to fund a portion of the company’s massive expansion at Locust Point’s Tide Point complex. The sportswear giant would use the ...Read More »
There are those among us who really do keep the faith. They see the problems. They think government can help. They run for office. They brush aside the odds and soldier on through long campaign days. They have passion. They ...Read More »
This week, City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke led a protest to try and halt a plan to close eight Baltimore post offices, now under review by the U.S. Postal Service. The feds say there is a pressing need to stop ...
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The attorney for a Baltimore councilwoman says she will dismiss her libel and defamation suit against a blogger. Councilwoman Belinda Conaway sued Examiner.com political blogger Adam Meister and his publisher for $21 million over a column that alleged she doesn’t ...Read More »