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What Ellicott City businesses are in the buildings slated to be razed under flood plan?
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:50:00 PDT

A plan to try to minimize any damage from future flooding on Ellicott City’s historic Main Street will transform shopping and eating along the strip with the demolition of buildings from the Phoenix Emporium to the old Caplan’s Department Store.

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman outlined...

10 things you need to know about Baltimore’s partnership with Bird and Lime
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:35:00 PDT

Baltimore approved agreements with Bird and Lime this week, allowing them to operate a six-month pilot program in the city while the transportation department studies how, and whether, to regulate the electric scooters and bikes.

We read through the agreements so you don’t have to. (But here they...

Plan to tear down Ellicott City buildings worries those concerned about preserving history
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 12:45:00 PDT

Howard County’s plan to tear down buildings along Ellicott City’s historic Main Street to prevent future flooding sparked objections from preservationists worried about losing pieces of the fabric of the historic mill town.

Preservation Maryland, a statewide advocacy group, issued a statement questioning...

Venmo considers making it harder to see what others are buying
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:35:00 PDT

Tap on the Venmo app on your phone, and chances are you'll greeted with a running list of payments made from one person to another for anything from brunch bills to rent payments. But the real-time ticker of strangers' spending habits could soon go away.

In recent weeks, executives at PayPal Holdings,...

Ray Lewis sells his Reisterstown home for $1.8 million
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:20:00 PDT

It’s been a big year for Ray Lewis.

The retired Ravens linebacker was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last month, and recently, he sold his 28-acre Reisterstown estate for $1.8 million, according to state property records.

The home was initially listed for $2.95 million last year, before...

Three women convicted in organized retail theft ring run out of Baltimore home
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 13:25:00 PDT

Three women pleaded guilty in Baltimore Circuit Court to theft charges in connection to an organized shoplifting ring targeting stores such as Dick’s Sporting Goods and Victoria’s Secret, Maryland’s attorney general announced Friday.

Two of the women, Tyrayah Graham, 23, and Tiara Baker, 20, were...

Baltimore-Washington is fourth largest casino market in U.S.
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:50:00 PDT

The Baltimore-Washington region outpaced New York City last year to become the nation’s fourth largest commercial casino market.

The region, with casino revenue of $1.8 billion, jumped from its previous ranking of fifth place, an industry study shows. The region landed behind the Las Vegas Strip,...

Baltimore officials build case for convention center expansion as another big convention leaves
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:00:00 PDT

When Baltimore loses its biggest annual convention in 2020, it will mark the fourth time in as many years that a large group left the city to find more spacious quarters elsewhere.

Natural Products Expo East, which has met on and off in Baltimore for decades and draws about 30,000 attendees, dealt...

After fires, Baltimore restaurants face a long road to reopening
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 24 Aug 2018 12:05:00 PDT

When Charles Village Pub reopened on Thursday, nearly four months after a grease fire closed the neighborhood hangout, it was more than a relief to owner Tony Weir. It was the end of a logistical nightmare.

“I didn’t think it was going to take this long,” Weir said. “There’s no company you can...

Weis Markets will start grocery delivery in Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 27 Aug 2018 06:30:00 PDT

Weis Markets will start offering same-day grocery delivery in the Baltimore area next month through online service Shipt.

The membership-based delivery service for groceries and household items will start Sept. 6 at Weis stores in Baltimore and some metro areas in Delaware and Pennsylvania, offering...

Caves Valley, B&B Realty are buying former McCormick building in Hunt Valley
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:10:00 PDT

Caves Valley Partners has joined with B&B Realty Services to buy a McCormick & Co. administrative building in Hunt Valley with plans to upgrade the property and bring in new tenants.

McCormick is consolidating its headquarters operations and employees in a rehabilitated building at the corner of...

Amazon plans hiring events for Sparrows Point center
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:50:00 PDT

Baltimore County and Amazon are holding eight hiring events for the e-commerce company's new fulfillment center in Sparrows Point.

Amazon is hiring full- and part-time warehouse workers. Those applying must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or its equivalent.

The hiring events...

Report finds FCC Chairman showed no favoritism toward Sinclair Broadcast
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:55:00 PDT

An internal investigation cleared the head of the Federal Communications Commission of any impropriety or favoritism toward Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group and its now failed merger with Tribune Media.

A report by the FCC’s Office of Inspector General found no evidence that FCC Chairman...

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