| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:55 PM
A few years ago I raised my hand at an auction and bought a box of 19th-century sepia-toned landscape photographs. After hours of looking at them, I detected that they had been taken not far away, in the heart of the Jones Falls Valley in Baltimore City,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem.
Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Daniel Reed's flair for decorating and interior design — especially during the holiday season — is immediately evident at the front door of his very modern duplex in Baltimore's Clipper Mill development. To visit this home is to slip into a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Standing amid his $44 million refurbished textile mill, now nearing completion, developer and one-time mayoral candidate David Tufaro observed a bird wading in the Jones Falls nearby.
"That's our great blue heron," Tufaro said.
Water birds fly up...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Greenbelt-based developer The Bozzuto Group has added another unique property to its portfolio of luxury apartment buildings in Baltimore.
The $72 million complex, called Union Wharf, consists of 281 residential units in a new, waterfront Fells Point...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Stephanie Bradshaw Inc., the Baltimore-based design company, is moving into the Clipper Mill area of the city from its current Cockeysville location, which was home to the firm for two years.
"I'm excited to bring my business into the city and to be a...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Meeting behind closed doors, the city's Board of Finance on Monday approved more than $100 million in taxpayer assistance to help fund a massive, waterfront development project that will host energy giant Exelon Corp.'s regional headquarters.
| May 12, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The City Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would require businesses receiving large city contracts or major financial support to hire 51 percent of new workers from Baltimore — or face sanctions.
"We have the highest unemployment...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:00 PM
M.J. "Jay" Brodie, who has headed Baltimore's economic development agency under four mayors and helped shepherd projects such as the Harbor East redevelopment, said Thursday he plans to retire.
The Baltimore native and former city housing commissioner is...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:15 AM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin visited historic Clifton Mansion in northeast Baltimore recently to unveil new bipartisan legislation that he and U.S.Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine are cosponsoring to create jobs and strengthen "Main Street" commercial districts in...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:25 AM
If the life of furniture maker Robert Ortiz was ever made into a movie, it would be full of adventure and plenty of plot twists.
The opening scene would unfold in New York City in the 1960s, with a Hispanic kid from humble roots leaving home at age 14 to...