| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
The developers of the stalled Westport Waterfront filed a $225 million suit in bankruptcy court Wednesday alleging that out-of-state financiers posed as potential investors in the project and then conspired with others to upend development plans....
| May 8, 2012
| 5:44 PM
A large chunk of waterfront property in Port Covington is set to go on the auction block in June after its previous owner, Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse, defaulted on a multimillion-dollar mortgage.
The now-defunct developer owed BB&T Bank more than $10....
| May 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
He didn't fall — but it looked like he came close.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda made it nearly all the way across a wire over the Inner Harbor, stepping steadily and deliberately, when he stopped to kneel and pump his fist in the air. He was walking...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Baltimore's Board of Estimates has approved the final variable of a formula that will dictate the amount developers in South Baltimore pay for road improvements.
The new formula replaces time-consuming traffic impact studies and ad hoc negotiations...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:00 PM
State officials agreed Wednesday to extend the bidding deadline for the Baltimore slots license by nearly two months, a move that delays the selection process until after the city's contested mayoral primary in September.
The vote by the Maryland slots...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:04 PM
On a Friday night this summer, Seacrets was teeming with people dancing and drinking on its patios and dance floors and at its 18 bars.
By now the 22-year-old venue has eluded easy definition. With a sprawling fiefdom that includes a radio station,...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Two developers say they are planning to submit bids Friday to operate a casino in Western Maryland, and the head of the state slots commission said there are "multiple people interested" in the Baltimore slots license.
Developers with ambitions to run...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
| Nov 6, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:02 AM
Baltimore elections officials predicted very low turnout at the polls Tuesday, as city residents vote in the general election for mayor and other races.
The head of the city Board of Elections said he expected that about half as many ballots would be...