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O’Malley gives speech at ‘Sailabration’ announcement

Gov. Martin O'Malley came to Baltimore Thursday morning to speak at the announcement of the Star-Spangled Sailabration, which is part of the state's War of 1812 bicentennial celebration next year. 'We carry with us in our hearts the great idea of America," O'Malley told the crowd. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz were also in attendance.

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City announces Star-Spangled Sailabration for 1812 bicentennial

City and state officials - and some dressed up in early 19th-century garb - gathered at Baltimore's Inner Harbor on Thursday as plans were announced for the "Star-Spangled Sailabration," an international maritime festival to launch Maryland's three-year War of 1812 bicentennial festivities.

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Veterans honored at War Memorial Plaza

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown hosted a ceremony and parade at the city's War Memorial Plaza Friday. The ceremony included a citywide moment of silence and ringing of the bells to mark the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month, on Nov. 11, 1918, when the world agreed that World War I must be the war to end all wars.

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Middle East residents line up to testify at second EBDI hearing

At the second investigative hearing on East Baltimore Development Inc. in the Baltimore City Council chambers, EBDI's CEO Christopher Shea touted transparency and job creation, while residents complained of the need for better access to jobs. The packed meeting was led by Councilman Carl Stokes, and Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young was also in attendance.

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A walking tour of the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore

Daily Record photographer Maximilian Franz takes you on a tour of the new Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. The $200 million Harbor East property is set to officially open Nov. 14, and teams of workers are busy preparing the site and putting up finishing touches on project where rooms and suites cost between $279 and $1,500 per night.

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Couture boutique caters to curvier brides

Yukia Harris-Walker came up with the idea for a plus-size bridal shop after having trouble finding the dress of her dreams for her wedding. Two years later, Curvaceous Couture in Columbia is a hot spot for full-figure brides who want to try before they buy their designer gowns. Harris-Walker gave it the tagline, "Because the love of his life isn't always a size six."

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Rawlings-Blake, Bealefeld announce results of shooting investigation

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III and James K. "Chips" Stewart from the independent review board held a press conference Thursday afternoon announcing the results of an investigation into a January shooting incident that left an officer and a civilian dead.

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Beloved Mt. Washington restaurant to return after two-alarm fire

Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday afternoon that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long it will take, but Frisch is confident the 32-year-old institution in northwest Baltimore will be back to serve its loyal patrons.

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Fire nearly destroys Mt. Washington Tavern

An early morning fire at The Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore brought several firetrucks and dozens of firefighters to the scene on Newbury Street. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but Rob Frisch, the bar’s owner, vowed to rebuild the bar and restaurant and had posted an emotional message to patrons on the Tavern’s website by noon.

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