Investment in improving public spaces seen as key to keeping and attracting businesses and residents in Baltimore.
Jan 16, 2012 The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore's City Council has voted to not approve a bill that would provide non-profit urban farmers tax breaks, leaving some officials steamed.
Nov 26, 2011 The Baltimore Sun
Howard County, Maryland's Agricultural Land Preservation Program has taken advantage of the down market to purchase more than 1,000 acres of farmland.
Sep 12, 2011 The Baltimore Sun
Anne Arundel County, Maryland is embroiled in a debate over controversial zoning changes to rural areas that Executive John R. Leopold is calling "egregious spot zoning".
Aug 15, 2011 The Baltimore Sun
A House bill in Maryland that would have created overlay districts around train stations failed to pass, but N.J. Slabbert writes that the ideas were solid and should find new life in a different form.
Apr 15, 2011 The Baltimore Sun
The idea of a magnetic levitation train has been bubbling for decades, but has yet to materialize in the U.S. Some say the idea is a pipe dream, but this column from <em>The Baltimore Sun</em> says the idea just needs the right home.
Aug 25, 2010 The Baltimore Sun
Dan Rodricks has been reading a lot of "good news" about new residential building permits being taken out around Baltimore, and questions whether new development is always a good sign.
Jul 12, 2010 The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake wants to turn the city's west side into an arts district. This article from <em>The Baltimore Sun</em> argues that the city already has enough arts districts and should focus efforts on those.
Apr 11, 2010 The Baltimore Sun
New parking lots and obstructed views of historic buildings would be forbidden under a new set of zoning rules being discussed for downtown Baltimore.
Jan 9, 2010 The Baltimore Sun
Annapolis, Maryland has had a popular beautification program to fill downtown with flowers, but with recent layoffs and cuts, the true value of the program has come into question.
Sep 6, 2009 The Baltimore Sun