Baltimore Business Journal: Saving Harborplace

By Melody Simmons  Dec. 13, 2019 In a small conference room at City Hall, 12 city leaders met recently to scrutinize the mess unfolding at Harborplace. The marketplace — once Baltimore’s heartbeat which heralded a legendary urban renaissance — is half vacant and overloaded with debt, default and image problems....
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Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts Accepting Applications for the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The parade celebrates the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with community-based civic organizations, high stepping bands, colorful cheer and dance squads, military units, equestrian groups and decorative floats.
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Baltimore Neighborhoods to be Illuminated with Art and Events During Combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City Celebration

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA)  announced a reinvented Neighborhood Lights Program and the 11 recipients of the Neighborhood Lights Community Grant, which together will create an immersive arts experience that will illuminate the city during the combined Baltimore Book Festival and Light City celebration, now united...
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, of ‘historic’ agreement to keep Preakness in Baltimore

This is a historic agreement that preserves two iconic traditions in the State of Maryland - the running of the Preakness at Pimlico and the horse racing industry.
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Audacious Inquiry Partners with the Texas Health Services Authority to Enable Real-Time Notification Services

EDEN will provide a single, standard platform for notification alerts throughout Texas. This will leverage infrastructure developed to provide more comprehensive data to their participants.
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Baltimore Attorney, Career Educator Named to BCCC Board of Trustees

Baltimore City Community College announces Lelia Parker, Esq. and Leonor Tannhauser Blum were recently appointed to the college’s Board of Trustees by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Parker is a member of the Litigation Department of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP’s Baltimore office, where she has a general litigation practice...
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Johns Hopkins University-Branded Hotel Planned Near Homewood Campus

Plans are taking shape for a university-branded hotel to open across North Charles Street from Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus by summer 2021. The 11-story Blackstone building at the corner of North Charles and East 33rd streets, which currently includes 99 apartments, is set to be converted into The Study...
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Top Transit Experts to be Featured at Event Hosted by GBC and GWP

Join us on October 1, 2019 for the second in a series of events to discuss the development of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan by the Maryland Transit Administration with: John Porcari, President, WSP Advisory Services Alicia Wilson, Vice President, Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University Moderator: Scot Spencer, Associate...
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GBC’s Donald C. Fry ‘heartened by growth in high-paying jobs’

The Daily Record: Baltimore Area Apartment Demand Stays Strong Despite Slower Job Growth Slow job growth proved a slight drag on the Baltimore metro area’s multifamily rent growth, but demand for rental properties remained solid, according to a report released by CBRE on Sept. 24. Rents year over year are...
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