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SunTrust Tower in downtown Baltimore sells for $32.8 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Oct 2017 07:55:00 PDT

The 25-story SunTrust Tower in Baltimore’s central business district has sold for $32.8 million.

The building, located at 120 E. Baltimore St., was sold by Massachusetts-based Franklin Street Properties Corp. to Grander Capital Partners, also of Massachusetts.

“The sale is indicative of the increased...


Local, state officials invest hundreds of hours to bid on Amazon’s HQ2
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:00:00 PDT

With a Thursday deadline looming, state and local officials across the country are putting the final touches on their cities’ bids for Amazon’s coveted $5 billion headquarters and the promise of 50,000 jobs.

Baltimore is one of dozens, if not hundreds, of cities that have collectively spent hundreds...


Starbucks will close seven Teavana mall stores in Maryland
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:10:00 PDT

Starbucks Corp. will close all 379 of its Teavana mall stores, including seven in Maryland, the coffee retail giant said Thursday.

Starbucks plans to close the specialty chain that sells teas, tea kettles and other tea-related products over the next year, with most locations closing by spring.

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Baltimore ranked 54th best place to retire in report
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 4 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

Baltimore is in the middle of the pack among U.S. News & World Report’s list of best places to retire.

The city came in 54th out of 100 metropolitan areas ranked by the media organization in a list released Oct. 2.

The report considered housing affordability, retiree taxes, health care quality,...


After Las Vegas shooting, man credits Under Armour compression shirt with helping save brother’s lif
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:40:00 PDT

A Minnesota man told a TV station that an Under Armour compression shirt may have helped save his brother from bleeding to death after being shot in the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Ben Aurich told WCCO, a CBS station in Minneapolis, that his brother, Philip, a St. Paul native, was wearing a compression...


City Paper to publish final issue after four-decade run
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:25:00 PDT

Four decades after a handful of students launched an alternative publication to their college paper, the City Paper will hit the streets in bright yellow boxes for the last time Wednesday.

The free weekly that grew out of that 1977 experiment at the Johns Hopkins University became known for first-person...


Sinclair Broadcast receives TV station bids as it pursues Tribune acquisition
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:50:00 PDT

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has received bids for as many as 10 television stations that could fetch up to $1 billion as it takes steps to win approval of its proposed merger with Tribune Media Co., people familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

Preliminary bids for the stations were submitted...


Rosenstein: Rule of law must take precedence over politics
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 9 Nov 2017 04:40:00 PST

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein did not explicitly mention the continuing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, but he stressed the importance of holding the rule of law above politics during a speech Thursday in Linthicum.

Rosenstein, Maryland’s former...


Baltimore’s Fells Point ZIP code among most expensive rental markets in the state
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:05:00 PDT

Baltimore may be cheaper for renters than Washington, D.C., but part of the city is among the most expensive places in the state to lease a place to live, according to a new report.

With an average rent of $2,187, Baltimore’s 21231 ZIP code, which encompasses Fells Point, Butcher’s Hill and Harbor...


New SunX Wet Lab opens at Eastern Shore Innovation Center
StarDem.com / Wed, 23 Aug 2017 04:00:00 -0400
CAMBRIDGE — The Eastern Shore Innovation Center at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park has added a 1,100-square foot commercial wet laboratory.

A harvest of vintage grapes from a hillside in Carroll County
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:55:00 PDT

Under gray skies on a hillside in northern Carroll County on Saturday morning, three seasonal workers from Mexico picked the last of the 2017 grapes that Bert Basignani, one of Maryland’s veteran vintners, hopes to turn into a cabernet for sale in 2020.

It is harvest season at the state’s 70 vineyards,...


Trump says Apple has plans to build 3 U.S. factories; Apple doesn’t comment
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:28:00 PDT

President Trump said Apple Inc. has committed to build three “big” manufacturing plants in the U.S., a move that would represent a major change in strategy for the world’s most valuable company and boost the White House’s long-held promise to return overseas factory jobs to America.

Trump told...


Black Friday isn’t for two weeks, but some stores are already offering deals
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 9 Nov 2017 05:30:00 PST

Thanksgiving is still two weeks away, but Black Friday has already begun - at least for some retailers.

Best Buy on Wednesday began offering "Black Friday" discounts on hundreds of items, including big-screen TVs, Apple Watches and tablets. Walmart followed a day later, with $6 pajamas and $998...


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