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Downtown (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • Brookshire Suites relaunches as 'urban playground'

    Brookshire Suites relaunches as 'urban playground'
    The owner of an aging downtown Baltimore hotel hopes to breathe new life into the property with a gritty, cool makeover that incorporates graffiti, sleek, white couches and a chain link fence. The multi-million dollar upgrade of the Brookshire Suites at...
  • Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]

    Patience is not always a virtue [Commentary]
    The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners is currently interviewing for a new CEO. On behalf of downtown parents with children in city schools, I'd like to suggest a few traits the new hire should not have: Patience: Our school system made...
  • Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes

    Snow puts damper on destination wedding, adds to travel woes
    Melanie Over and Josh Rosella had been planning this day for over a year. Only their plan was to be spending it on a Jamaican beach, getting ready for their wedding, not sweating it out at the airport with most of their wedding party and guests, stuck...
  • Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore

    Find a little Hollywood in Baltimore
    If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...
  • 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...
  • Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings

    Apartments planned for long-vacant downtown buildings
    The city Wednesday approved the $2.2 million sale of six long-vacant properties close to the Inner Harbor to a developer proposing to turn them into market-rate apartments.   PMC Property Group, Inc., which owns and operates about 700 apartments in...
  • FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say

    FBI headquarters would be boon for Md., economists say
    — An effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy, but the benefits could take years to materialize and the eventual impact would hinge on the way local officials handle the project, several of the state'...
  • Remaking of downtown Towson subject of discussion

    Downtown Towson is changing and just how profound the change will be was the subject of a panel discussion Tuesday during the "It's Towson's Time" event sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Baltimore and hosted by Goucher College. "This is a...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment

    Top court throws out challenge to State Center redevelopment
    Maryland's top court cleared the way Thursday for the long-stalled State Center redevelopment — a planned $1.5 billion "village" of offices, homes, a supermarket and shops on the site of a 1950s-era government complex in midtown Baltimore. "We're...
  • State Center unbound [Editorial]

    State Center unbound  [Editorial]
    A decade ago, the redevelopment of the state office complex in midtown Baltimore — now known as State Center — looked like a no-brainer. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, the five buildings in the 28-acre complex, which hadn't exactly been...