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$1.4M endowment to honor Schaefer’s ‘do it now’ legacy

William Donald Schaefer’s parting gift to his beloved city will help to pay for flowers, neighborhood improvements and even flagpoles.

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New plan to raze Mechanic

A local group is seeking to demolish the 45-year-old Morris A. Mechanic Theatre and replace it with two 30-story towers that would add 600 market-rate apartments to center city, a 150,000-square-foot retail complex and an underground parking garage. The $150 ...

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Businesses see bounce from Schaefer funeral

Onlookers crowded along Charles Street on Wednesday to watch the funeral procession for William Donald Schaefer, snarling traffic but providing a nearly captive audience for some nearby businesses. Police officers in dress uniforms and security personnel for the dignitaries in ...

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Angelos company owes $1.4M for repairs to garage

A judge in Baltimore has ordered companies related to Baltimore Orioles’ owner Peter G. Angelos to pay more than $1.4 million to Graciano Corp., a Pittsburgh-based construction company that renovated an underground parking garage just north of Angelos’ law office. ...

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Fry: The case for the new convention center plan

In my experience, good ideas rarely just happen. Instead, they are often the product of a confluence of compelling needs, opportunities and circumstances that put people in positions to take advantage of an opportunity in effective and, in some cases, ...

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