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Downtown (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • 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...
  • Americana trio Lone Bellow on 'surreal' trip

    Americana trio Lone Bellow on 'surreal' trip
    "Hold on. I'm in a weird place," said Zach Williams, leader of The Lone Bellow, as he lost reception while passing through a mountain range over the phone on Wednesday. That "weird place" could also be applied to his music career at the moment. The...
  • Baltimore est dangereux, non?

    Looks like the French may not be flocking to Charm City any time soon. Seems Baltimore's not really a safe destination, at least as far as the French foreign ministry is concerned. Just as our state department warns about Americans traveling to certain...
  • Edward J. McNeal Sr., credit executive who served in General Assembly, dies at 86

    Edward J. McNeal Sr., credit executive who served in General Assembly, dies at 86
    Edward Joseph "Ned" McNeal Sr., who served in the General Assembly and who later headed the Credit Bureau of Baltimore, died at Sinai Hospital on Wednesday after suffering a fall at his home. The Timonium resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Fresh & Green's to close stores in Maryland, Washington

    Fresh & Green's to close stores in Maryland, Washington
    Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...