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Revival at Inner Harbor blooms

The Inner Harbor’s revival is starting to come to fruition as the curtain lifts on the biggest changes at the Light Street Pavilion since it opened three decades ago. Several new restaurants and attractions will open in the pavilion this ...

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Bill would boost film tax credit program

ANNAPOLIS — John Latenser missed his family while working out of state, but the film location manager with 18 years of experience had to make a living. So after Maryland tax credits for film production companies were eliminated in 2008, ...

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Board of Estimates hears testimony before Grand Prix vote

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday heard testimony — both positive and negative — from IndyCar, Visit Baltimore, citizens and others before taking its vote on whether to approve the contract for Downforce Racing to assume control of the city's Grand Prix.

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Coin show threatens to leave Baltimore over O’Malley budget

ANNAPOLIS — An Atlanta company threatened to uproot three annual coin shows from Baltimore and move them out of state Thursday after Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to cut a tax break for precious coins and bullion sales. David Crenshaw, general ...

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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 ...

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GBC wants to ask state for $2-3 million for downtown project

The Greater Baltimore Committee will seek state funds next year to advance the downtown convention center and arena proposal if a Maryland Stadium Authority study supports the plan. The entire project carries a price tag of about $900 million, but ...

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