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Tag Archives: Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.

Baltimore’s McKeldin Square to reopen to the public

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is reopening McKeldin Square. The public plaza where demonstrations are frequently held will reopen Thursday after a $4 million renovation that includes new landscaping and expanding usable space, as well as more trees, terraced seating and ...

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Downtown Baltimore report portrays ‘city on the rise’

Baltimore’s traditional central business district is the economic engine of “a city on the rise,” according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. The 2016 State of Downtown Baltimore Report highlights the positives of an ...

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Fowler: Economic report shows downtown Baltimore’s contributions

A Downtown Partnership of Baltimore report found that the core of the city more than carries its fair share of the tax burden, the group’s president said. The Economic Impact of Downtown Baltimore report, Kirby Fowler, the organization’s president, rebuts the ...

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Baltimore partnership subsidizes low-income passes for bike share

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore will subsidize memberships in the city’s bike share program for low-income residents starting this spring. Kirby Fowler, the partnership’s president, said the idea for this program came from a staff member who worked at Boston’s bike ...

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Fowler: Don’t double-tax downtown Baltimore for extended Circulator

Kirby Fowler

A key supporter of the Charm City Circulator said Thursday that a sustainable funding source must be found if the free bus system is to continue operating outside the core of downtown. Kirby Fowler, president of the Downtown Partnership of ...

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Small businesses prepared for future trials, wary of further unrest

With Baltimore officials and Freddie Gray’s family urging for calm in the aftermath of a mistrial for one of six police officers charged in Gray’s death, small business owners around the city who had to start over after April’s unrest ...

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