| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:22 PM
In October, Waterfront Partnership's Healthy Harbor Initiative released the State of Baltimore's Harbor Report, an assessment of the current health of Baltimore's Inner Harbor and its surrounding tributaries. According to the study, the water quality...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Hurry up and finish, willya?
That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open.
| Jun 3, 2013
Despite a foul-smelling algae bloom and fish kill this time last year, Baltimore's ailing harbor actually earned a C-minus grade overall for water quality in 2012, according to the latest ecological report card issued by the Healthy Harbor campaign.
| May 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Baltimore teens Rickya'h Brooks and Marquise Robinson never really feel welcome at the Inner Harbor. They say police cast a judgmental eye on all kids who go there, especially African-Americans. And they're frustrated that the waterfront mall provides...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
At the behest of business owners — and using their financial contributions — the Waterfront Partnership is extending its safety and cleaning services into the heart of Fells Point.
"It's really a great example of a community coming...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland.
But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
City leaders hope that by this time next year they'll have returned from Annapolis with funds to put toward making the Inner Harbor what its original designers intended it to be — "a playground for Baltimoreans."
"The city has changed so much...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Baltimore's ailing harbor remains fouled by trash and pollution that make it largely unfit for swimming, but cleanup efforts are starting to pick up steam, according to the latest report card on the urban water body's health.
The Waterfront Partnership,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore's weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration in June drew more than 1.5 million people — some 435,000 from out of state — and had an estimated $166 million in economic impact on the metro area, according to a study released Thursday by...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The city expects to start construction this fall on one of the final sections of the seven-mile Inner Harbor promenade.
The $6.6 million project will replace a temporary wooden walkway with brick to match the rest of the promenade. It will connect to the...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
The algae blooms fouling Baltimore area waters apparently have claimed more victims, as more dead fish have been spotted floating in the Inner Harbor and washing ashore at Fort McHenry just south of downtown.
Investigators with the Maryland Department of...