| Apr 6, 2015
| 12:03 PM
Let's stipulate from the start that there's more to being a City Council member than voting in committee hearings. They need to help constituents with everything from getting potholes filled to navigating the city's permit process. They mediate...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to make bolstering small business a focus of Monday's State of the City speech, pledging more funding for the city's Small Business Resource Center and $1 million for an "innovation fund" to help small firms acquire...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 1:03 PM
With development booming in Baltimore, the city's property wealth grew by more than $1.3 billion last year — by far the fastest rate in Maryland.
But those gains have come with a cost: deep cuts in state aid to city schools.
The proposed state...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Tribune Media Co. said Monday it sold its 60-acre Port Covington parcel known as Sun Park, which includes The Baltimore Sun's printing plant, to an undisclosed buyer for $46.5 million.
The sale — the second major land deal in the waterfront area...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:42 PM
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank started discussing expansion plans for the Baltimore-based sport apparel company seven years ago.
With just over $600 million in revenue, Under Armour was looking for sites for a new corporate campus.
"The Under Armour...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Dave Stahl, the owner of Pete's Grille in Waverly, is fed up with the bewildering array of fees the city of Baltimore has charged his restaurant every year.
The city billed $393 for the three flower boxes. The outdoor lights cost $35. And the electric...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Two of Baltimore's most prominent developers want to build an arena on piers in the Inner Harbor, a new idea that has revived perennial debate about how to replace the aging arena on the city's west side.
The proposal to locate a 15,000-seat venue on...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Some Carroll County Republicans are livid over the county GOP central committee's nomination of former commissioner Robin Frazier to fill the seat being vacated by state Sen. Joseph Getty, who is resigning to become an aide to Gov.-elect Larry Hogan. Ms....
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:37 AM
If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:21 PM
New Baltimore Development Corp. president William H. Cole IV wants to increase incentives for small and midsize businesses by $4 million annually, boost small city loans for start-up firms by $500,000, and attract 13 international companies to the city....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel.