The Baltimore Sun

A response to the conventional thinking about demolitions as the antidote to blighted, vacant properties and the negative effects that follow.
Oct 1, 2015   The Baltimore Sun
Along Baltimore's waterfront, the Fells Point neighborhood has long been a popular destination for late night entertainment. New residential and commercial developments signal a rebirth of the historic neighborhood as a thriving urban community.
Nov 5, 2012   The Baltimore Sun
A local marina owner's plan to build a floating marsh in Baltimore's Inner Harbor to help clean up the city's main tourist attraction is being viewed skeptically by officials, who have raised a number of questions and concerns.
Oct 16, 2012   The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore has ridden out the recession better than most metropolitan areas. However, in advance of a study to be released this week, Jennifer S. Vey outlines the ways in which it can better align workers' skills with economic opportunities.
Apr 24, 2012   The Baltimore Sun
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