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Downtown (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • Liquor board issues fines to Canton's Portside, the Chesapeake and Phillips Seafood

    Liquor board issues fines to Canton's Portside, the Chesapeake and Phillips Seafood
    Thursday's docket for the board of liquor license commissioners for Baltimore City was mostly concerned with infractions of the liquor board code. Among the establishments penalized by the board, all for first-time offenses, were Canton's Portside...
  • Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district

    Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district
    City police announced another shake-up of senior staff Monday, replacing both the recently appointed head of the high-profile downtown district and the longer-tenured leader in troubled West Baltimore. Maj. William Marcus will take over from Maj....
  • Downtown Baltimore skywalk over Pratt Street to come down

    Downtown Baltimore skywalk over Pratt Street to come down
    The city plans to remove a skywalk between the Baltimore Convention Center and Bank of America at 100 S. Charles St. in the next few weeks, according to the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, a nonprofit. The goal is to increase pedestrian traffic for...
  • 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...
  • Temperatures surge into 90s, with heat index near 100

    Temperatures surge into 90s, with heat index near 100
    Temperatures surged into the 90s, with high humidity making it feel like 100 degrees and above, for a second consecutive day in the Baltimore area Wednesday. Temperatures were forecast to reach 96 degrees in downtown Baltimore, with dew points in the...
  • Baltimore must take steps to help pedestrians

    Baltimore must take steps to help pedestrians
    Downtown Baltimore's transportation network has made great progress in recent years, with improvements like the Charm City Circulator, the completion of the Jones Falls Trail on Pratt Street and an expanding network of bike lanes. Those investments make...
  • BBB warns against Baltimore job referral business

    The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning consumers against Work Info Center that promises to connect contractors and other workers with commercial and residential job contracts. The BBB said this “alleged business” charges...
  • Baltimore residents trade guns for computers

    Baltimore residents trade guns for computers
    In the past few months, as Renee Wright prepared to open a bakery in Highlandtown, she fretted that she didn't have a computer for her business — a necessity in today's modern world, she thought. On Saturday, she solved that problem by digging out...
  • Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore

    Day care shortage frustrates parents in Baltimore
    In five months, the downtown Baltimore day care attended by Celine Plachez's youngest son is slated to close, yet she's not looking for a backup. She can't stomach it. She searched before he was born, calling about a dozen places, some of which said...
  • Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing

    Council gives preliminary OK to Harbor Point financing
    After weeks of protests, the Baltimore City Council granted preliminary approval Monday evening to more than $100 million in public financing for the upscale Harbor Point development. In an 11-3 vote, the council authorized bonds to pay for the project'...
  • Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal

    Critics, supporters clash over Harbor Point deal
    Critics of city subsidies for the $1 billion Harbor Point project clashed Wednesday with supporters of the waterfront development that the mayor has called a "once-in-a-generation opportunity." About 100 demonstrators, some wearing baseball-style "Tax...