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Top Stories: Kevin Spacey’s Manager Buys Inner Harbor Condo, State Authorizes Big Expenses to Cover Metallica Show, Woodland-Bordered Victorian for Sale in Mount Washington

0 Written by: | Friday, May 19, 2017 5:15pm

Out top story this week was the subject (and result) of much speculation: Who bought that $6.25 million Inner Harbor condo at 622 Ponte Villas North this past February?

Speaking with local real estate agents and others with knowledge of the transaction, Ed Gunts got word that actor Kevin Spacey, known most recently for his starring role as Frank Underwood on “House of Cards,” had purchased the property.

Those sources were close. It was actually Spacey’s manager, Evan Lowenstein, who reportedly bought the property. A search of local tax records also revealed the purchase price was $5.65 million – lower than previously reported – and that Lowestein had bought it undercover by putting a company dubbed Clear Toaster LLC on the deed.

This doesn’t mean Spacey won’t be appearing around the harbor, though. As we wrote:

It’s not uncommon for talent managers and agents to purchase properties for famous clients, as noted previously by real estate site Zillow and The New York Times.

Here were the other most popular stories on the Fishbowl this week:

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Culture, Money & Power

State Authorized $150,000 to Defray Costs of Bringing Metallica to Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, May 12, 2017 12:10pm

If you enjoyed the Metallica concert this week, you might want to thank Gov. Larry Hogan.

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Culture

Metallica to Livestream its Rehearsal at M&T Bank Stadium Ahead of Tour Kickoff in Baltimore

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 02, 2017 4:54pm

Metallica at The O2 in London in 2008. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Many, many metalheads’ eyes were already going to be fixed on Baltimore during Metallica’s tour kickoff appearance at M&T Bank Stadium next Wednesday. Now, they’ll also be watching just for the mere rehearsal.

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Culture, Featured

Metallica to Kick Off 2017 Tour at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 13, 2017 2:15pm

Metallica plays in London in 2008, via Wikimedia Commons

To celebrate the release of its first album in eight years, the legendary band Metallica is taking on a full North American tour this year. As fate would have it, Baltimore is the thrash metal group’s very first stop.

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