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Fowler to leave Downtown Partnership for Maryland Zoo

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s longtime president Kirby Fowler will leave that organization to take up a new role leading the Maryland Zoo, the zoo’s board announced Friday. Fowler has led the organization promoting business and tourism in downtown Baltimore since 2004, ...

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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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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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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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Howard Street’s fallen arches evoke few cries of nostalgia

The distinctive archways that lined Howard Street and overlooked the light rail tracks in downtown Baltimore are gone, but few tears are being shed for the quirky 1980s-era street decorations. “They were just a very dated feature,” said Kirby Fowler, ...

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Announcement over new Grand Prix manager looming

The mayor’s office plans to announce Wednesday who it has chosen to take over the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix, but two of the three groups who have reportedly expressed interest in managing the event said they have not recently had ...

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Laslo Boyd: The Exelon deal’s implications for downtown

Kirby Fowler definitely has a point. The president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has argued that the Inner Harbor would have received a real boost if the new office building that Exelon is promising to build in Baltimore were ...

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