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  • Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor
    For the first time in about a decade, outdoor ice skating could return to the Inner Harbor with the creation of a temporary rink at McKeldin Square. Baltimore's spending panel approved an agreement Wednesday with the Waterfront Partnership, which...
  • Baltimore's Water Wheel goes viral [Commentary]

    Baltimore's Water Wheel goes viral [Commentary]
    A seemingly endless flow of trash has plagued the Inner Harbor for years, and the problem only gets worse in the aftermath of downpours like the one that washed through the area in early May. Baltimore's hardworking fleet of trash-skimming boats scoops...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor

    Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts walked from Howard Street to the Inner Harbor on Wednesday night to promote safety in the city's downtown area. Escorted by several police cars, the group meandered from The...
  • If we only loved water as much as the waterfront

    If we only loved water as much as the waterfront
    Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...
  • Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]

    Harbor 2.0 planners didn't consult local residents and businesses [Letter]
    When Inner Harbor 2.0 was first rolled out, I was appalled that plans called for dismantling the Seven-Foot Knoll Lighthouse, relocating the Coast Guard cutter Taney to a dumpster area and doubling the size of the Pier V parking garage ("Baltimore's...
  • Baltimore's three tyrannies [Commentary]

    Baltimore's three tyrannies [Commentary]
    Since coming to Baltimore nearly 35 years ago to work for the Goldseker and, later, Baltimore Community foundations, I have had the good fortune to observe and participate in the city's civic and philanthropic life during a period of profound change in...
  • Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens

    Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens
    For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center's sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction will be the start of a deeper connection with...
  • A clean sweep [Commentary]

    A clean sweep [Commentary]
    Expanded street sweeping is a win-win for neighborhoods and the environment. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake deserves a lot of credit for the recently announced expansion of Baltimore's street sweeping program (City street-sweeping expansion to rely on...
  • Apartment tower proposed for Inner Harbor site

    Apartment tower proposed for Inner Harbor site
    A Pikesville developer will present plans to the city next week to build one of Baltimore's tallest buildings on the site of the former McCormick & Co. spice factory at the Inner Harbor, transforming the skyline with a luxury apartment tower. The Questar...
  • Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months

    Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months
    Police found a decomposing body floating in an industrial area Thursday at the mouth of the Inner Harbor, a grim discovery that marks the ninth time since October a person has turned up dead in the waters of Downtown Baltimore. Investigators say they...
  • Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades

    Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades
    Baltimore's harbor earned a failing grade for water quality in the latest assessment of its ecological health, despite fewer reported sewage overflows last year. Though the harbor's overall grade for 2013, to be released Wednesday, is down from a C-...