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Tag Archives: Department of Business and Economic Development

Editorial: Summertime and the movies are showin’

There are many welcome signs of summer in Baltimore – steamed crabs, snow cones and the Orioles, to name a few – and one of them has come to be the Little Italy Outdoor Film festival. The 2012 season began ...

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Sadowski’s group putting focus on area’s businesses

The game has changed, and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore has changed with it. Praising the expansion of Morgan Stanley and T. Rowe Price, J. Thomas Sadowski, president and CEO of the Economic Alliance, said his group is focusing ...

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Lower Shore leaders working together for development

SALISBURY — Maryland’s secretary for business and economic development rallied Lower Shore leaders behind a state venture capital initiative that seeks to invest millions of dollars into companies and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. The state is poised to award a ...

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It’s movie night in Little Italy

What Mary Ann Cricchio wanted was a mural. What she got was a summer film festival that attracts thousands to one of Baltimore’s signature neighborhoods. One of the founders of the Little Italy Outdoor Film Festival, which kicks off Friday ...

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Board of Public Works OKs slots deal for Rocky Gap

ANNAPOLIS — After years of delay stemming from a lack of interested and quality bidders, a group that will build a slots parlor at the debt-ridden Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort was approved Wednesday by the Board of Public ...

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Towson’s ‘golden triangle’ facing scrutiny

The 14-acre strip of land that some regard as the entry to Towson is under the microscope for possible redevelopment these days. Called the “golden triangle,” this small collection of food spots, small businesses and the Towson American Legion Post ...

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New law extends job creation tax credit program

ANNAPOLIS — The duration of a job creation tax credit program was doubled Tuesday, as legislation authorizing the credit’s extension was among the dozens of bills signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly. HB ...

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Johansson: ‘The economy is getting better’

If you’re still living in financial fear, you may have appreciated the pep talk given by the secretary of the state’s Department of Business and Economic Development on Tuesday morning. “Take a deep breath,” Christian S. Johansson said. “The economy ...

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China getting giant roller coaster made in Baltimore

A Baltimore company says it’s building the world’s tallest indoor roller coaster for a shopping mall in China. Maryland’s Department of Business and Economic Development touted the project Thursday as one of the state’s exporting achievements. Premier Rides Inc. says ...

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