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Tag Archives: Tourism

Grand Prix fixed? Future uncertain

The race is on — and, some say, so is the pressure. As the third Grand Prix of Baltimore approaches, both supporters and opponents of the downtown street race are watching to see whether the three-day event will establish itself as a permanent summer fixture of the Inner Harbor. But J.P. Grant, who is financially supporting as well as helping orchestrate the event, said he is trying not to focus on the scrutiny.

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State approves revised wetlands fees for Inner Harbor restaurants

Phillips Seafood and Hard Rock Café in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor got state approval Wednesday to modify their outdoor dining areas more than a year after they first requested the Board of Public Works’ OK.

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Washington’s headquarters remains a tourism draw in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND — The small log building that served as George Washington’s headquarters at the beginning and end of his military career is located right here in Cumberland. The guest book shows that visitors come from all over the world to ...

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Otakon celebrates 20 years

The 20th annual Otakon, the three-day convention celebrating all things anime and manga, is back in Baltimore. The city's tourism agency projects the roughly 30,000 attendees with have about a $10 million economic impact on the city this year. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

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