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Charm City Circulator Needs Money, But SRB Wants to Keep it Free

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 12:37pm

Charm-City-Circulator-bus-01Like most things that are awesome, there’s no money in running the Charm City Circulator.  In fact, the bus service is losing money. Read More →

Money & Power

O’Malley to Allow Fracking in Maryland

2 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 5:11pm

hydrofrackingBefore he departs office in January, Martin O’Malley signaled that one of his final acts as governor will be to green-light fracking in Maryland. Read More →

Lifeline, Money & Power

Star of Bethlehem Steel spared from coming implosion of Sparrows Point blast furnace

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 3:41pm

Bethlehem Steel star (via Sparrows Point Terminal)

Bethlehem Steel star (via Sparrows Point Terminal)

A Sparrows Point blast furnace once known as the “Beast of the East” is set to be imploded in the coming weeks, but its star will still shine. Read More →

Canton, Featured, Money & Power

Canton-Based Haystack Parking App Is Dead

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 7:45am

Haystack parking app

While Boston city officials were getting their ire up over the Canton-developed parking app Haystack — they eventually banned its use — their Baltimore counterparts opted for a wait-and-see approach. City Councilman James B. Kraft explained it like this: “[W]e think it’s going to die an actual death, so at this point we’re letting it go. If it becomes more of a problem we’ll deal with it.” Read More →

Money & Power

Ex-Western High School Principal Stole from Student Fund: Indictment

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 24, 2014 4:32pm


westernighThe former principal of Western High School was indicted Monday for stealing $60,000 from a fund that is designed to provide money for students. Read More →

Lifeline, Money & Power

Thanksgiving Travel Week at BWI Starts with Power Outage

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 24, 2014 1:46pm

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt’s the busiest travel week of the year, and BWI’s terminal started things off with a power outage on Monday morning. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Farrakhan and Sharpton Were in Baltimore Talking About Ferguson

0 Written by: | Monday, Nov 24, 2014 8:15am

Farrakhan and Sharpton in Baltimore

Hon. Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam

As a grand jury decision in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson has got Missouri law enforcement on edge, two national activists and religious leaders were talking about it in Baltimore. But they were at different places, and their messages weren’t exactly the same either. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Money & Power

House of Cards, Veep Tax Breaks Aren’t Worth It, State Report Says

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 21, 2014 3:32pm

casting callYou may love all of the restaurant sightings and fake campaign buses that go along with having political TV shows filming in town, but a state agency says the tax credits that provide incentive for TV producers to film D.C.-set shows in Baltimore aren’t a good investment for Maryland. Read More →

Giving, Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Money & Power

Kevin Plank Ponies Up $25M for Terps’ New Football Facility

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 21, 2014 2:30pm

New Cole Field House rendering (U of Md.)

New Cole Field House rendering (U of Md.)

Those rumors about the University of Maryland’s plans to turn Cole Field House into a football practice facility are true, and, of course, Kevin Plank is in the mix. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Baltimore Is the Best Place in the US to Flip a House

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 21, 2014 7:25am

Baltimore Is the Best Place in the Country to Flip a House

When it comes to return on investment, house flippers are getting a better deal in Baltimore than anywhere else in the country. Read More →

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