| May 17, 2012
| 5:56 PM
There were few laugh lines in U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's Thursday morning address to Baltimore's business community.
But one of the biggest resulted from a bizarre off-script non sequitur Geithner made early in his speech.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Even though there's no promise of construction money, the state is pushing ahead to draft blueprints for Baltimore's $2.2 billion Red Line light rail project.
The Maryland Transit Authority has asked a regional transportation panel to approve $55.6...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Plans to create an upscale hotel with shops and restaurants on the edge of Baltimore's Harbor East neighborhood are reinforcing city leaders' belief that the thriving waterfront community will continue to spur growth east of the Inner Harbor.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:19 PM
A Canadian developer whose bid to build a slots casino in Baltimore was dismissed last year has been rebuffed again by a state appeals court.
Maryland Court of Special Appeals Judge Robert A. Zarnoch wrote Monday that developer Michael Moldenhauer's...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:42 AM
The slots casino that a group led by Caesars Entertainment Corp. wants to build near M&T Bank Stadium will not be complete until the middle of 2014 at the earliest, the company's head said Monday, meaning the proposed facility's timeline would be extended...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to apply Maryland's 6 percent sales tax to gasoline, a change that at current prices would add 18 cents a gallon to the cost at the pump.
The increase — to be phased in over three years —would be on top of the 23....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Companies seeking lucrative state contracts and business deals in Maryland made five- and six-figure contributions in recent months to a Democratic governors group led by Gov. Martin O'Malley, federal records show.
Firms making large gifts to the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Tuesday touted a summer of safe high-profile events in the downtown area — part of a strategy, aides said, to rebut those who have characterized the Inner Harbor as unsafe.
The mayor's remarks were intended to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:11 PM
A hard truth about being Baltimore's mayor is that there is almost never a good time to declare progress. Whenever there is good news to report, it will almost inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy.
That's what happened to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Maryland's casino program gathered momentum Tuesday as officials gave the go-ahead for a two-story casino near the Camden Yards stadium complex in Baltimore, even as the developers of a Western Maryland casino were allowed to scale back plans for Rocky...