BBJ: Baltimore City Council bills aim to help laid-off hospitality workers reclaim their jobs

Representatives of local hotels and hospitals pushed back against the proposal, saying it would create another burden on businesses in an already challenging economic climate.
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Baltimore Brew: Bills would put laid-off Baltimore hospitality workers first in line to get jobs back

Bill 20-0544 would require employers to bring back workers they laid off because of the pandemic as their businesses recover.
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The Daily Record: As construction continues, Seawall tweaks Lexington Market plan

Lexington Market past and future
Seawall Development told Baltimore business leaders during a Greater Baltimore Committee Newsmaker event that Lexington Market's new building’s foundation is complete.
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BBJ: Racanelli, other industry leaders share insights during GBC panel

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium, along with attractions and businesses across Baltimore, shut down in March as cases of the novel coronavirus rose in Maryland. It reopened July 1 after Gov. Larry Hogan moved the state into the second phase of a three-part reopening plan.
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The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders detail ongoing fallout from coronavirus pandemic

National Aquarium
Business leaders took part in a virtual forum July 15 hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee to discuss the state of the city’s restaurant, tourism and travel industries.
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What does the future hold for the hospitality and tourism industry?

National Aquarium and Hotel Pendry
Al Hutchinson, President & CEO of Visit Baltimore; Jim Kinney, Managing Partner of The Capital Grille; John Racanelli, President & CEO of the National Aquarium; and Juan Webster, General Manager of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore participated in the conversation.
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COVID-19 Resources: Planning for a Safe Reopening

Open sign
It is important to remember that although we are progressing into reopening, that we continue to fight this deadly virus. It is imperative to follow issued guidelines and adhere to strict safety protocols to protect our employees, our customers, and our communities.
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