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Grand Prix
Sep 2, 2014

Baltimore businesses: Good riddance, Grand Prix

For Baltimore restaurants and stores, it was back to business last weekend, as the city experienced its first Labor Day weekend since 2010 without the Grand Prix.

May 16, 2012

New Baltimore Grand Prix team to discuss plans

The new team behind the Baltimore Grand Prix will discuss plans to bring the racing event back to the city’s streets. Michael Andretti, the former racer and president of Andretti Sports Marketing, and J.P. Grant of Race On LLC will share details about the Labor Day weekend racing event on Wednesday, including ticket sales, sponsorship […]

Nov 6, 2011

Grand Prix spending far below expectations

When the promoters behind the Baltimore Grand Prix needed to win city support for the race, one of their strongest arguments was an economic impact study showing the event would pump $119 million in direct and indirect spending into the area. But a follow-up study, commissioned by Visit Baltimore, the city’s convention and tourism bureau, […]

Sep 9, 2011

Top 5: ‘Happier customers mean more customers’

Baltimore’s downtown restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions are counting their cash after the Grand Prix, and an unusual museum is considering making a move from Washington, D.C. to the Charm City. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. $750K facelift has Broadway Market’s merchants optimistic – by Melody Simmons As workers […]

Sep 8, 2011

Estimates say Grand Prix boosted Baltimore hotels

Preliminary data show the Baltimore Grand Prix fueled a 44 percent boost in revenue at a sampling of 10 area hotels, city tourism officials announced Thursday. The hotels in the sample represent about 3,000 of the 8,500 rooms at hotels of varying size in the downtown area and one hotel near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall […]

Aug 30, 2011

Del. governor wants beachgoers back for Labor Day

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — Delaware’s governor says he appreciates that beachgoers obeyed an evacuation warning before Hurricane Irene hit, but now he wants them back for the Labor Day weekend. Gov. Jack Markell says he wants to make it clear that business is back to normal in the state’s coastal areas. Carol Everhart, president of […]

Aug 29, 2011

Airlines resuming flights in the Northeast

NEW YORK — Airports in the New York area are open again now that Tropical Storm Irene has left town, but airlines warn it will be days before all stranded passengers find their way home. New York’s John F. Kennedy International and Newark Liberty International airports opened to arriving flights at 6 a.m. EDT. Departing […]

Aug 28, 2011

Howard County Circuit Court postpones move date

The Howard County Circuit Court has scrapped its Labor Day weekend move date because of security issues it could not resolve in the new building. The court is temporarily relocating to the county’s Ascend One building in Columbia while renovations to its HVAC system are completed in its Ellicott City building, at 8360 Court Ave. […]

Aug 25, 2011

Interactive: Downtown Baltimore nearly ready for Grand Prix

One week before Baltimore hosts its first Grand Prix race, preparations along the streets downtown is almost complete. Click on the traffic cones on the map to see racetrack construction at the end of July, and click on the arrows to see how the same section of street appears at the end of August, a […]

Aug 17, 2011

Photo of the Day – Racing down the track

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Aug 15, 2011

Rolley wants city to release Grand Prix docs

Mayoral candidate Otis Rolley is calling for the release of all documents related to the Baltimore Grand Prix. Rolley called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Monday to release all documents related to costs to taxpayers, agreements and operations of the race. Rolley says he does not believe that the Labor Day weekend event will be […]

Aug 2, 2011

Interactive: Baltimore Grand Prix construction a month from the race

Last August, The Daily Record created an interactive map showing images of construction along the track where the Baltimore will host its first-ever Grand Prix race Labor Day weekend 2011. Click on the traffic cones on the map to see the construction as it was at the end of June, and click on the arrows […]

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