Distillery prepares to open in Port Covington this spring

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Neil Kenworthy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer With the final additions being placed on a new distillery in Port Covington, Sagamore Spirit is aiming to begin working on its equipment by the start of the new year. The rye whiskey company, founded by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, hopes to welcome [...]

Kenilworth Mall undergoing $20 million renovation, expansion

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor N. Villarreal Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Kenilworth Mall in Towson is currently undergoing a $20 million renovation and expansion until 2018 to attract more people and bring more businesses to the local shopping center. The renovations, which began in 2015, will add 300 jobs and [...]

New vegetarian eatery grows its own veggies

December 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As Baltimore’s veggie lovers eagerly anticipate the opening of Stall 11, a vegetarian/vegan eatery, there is one thing they can be even more thrilled about: its produce is grown with its own hydroponic farm. The farm was conceived by Urban [...]

Mars Supermarket closing impacts local economy

October 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Nick Ferrara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The closing of Mars Supermarkets after serving the Baltimore area for 73 years leaves customers and local businesses without the family owned grocery store they are used to having in their community. Since Mars closed its doors for the final time on [...]

Towson residents urge council to reject York Road gas station

October 11, 2016 // 3 Comments

By Tyler McGee Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson area families asked the Baltimore County Council last week to stop the construction of a Royal Farms gas station in west Towson. Parents and their children told the council during its meeting that the Royal Farms proposal is bad for the [...]

City approved $660 million package for Port Covington project

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hannah Hildebrandt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore City Council approved a $660 million tax increment financing (TIF) package this week that moves Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s $5.5 billion Port Covington project one step closer to being built. The bonds – which will be paid [...]

Wegmans opens at Foundry Row; other stores to follow

September 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Zach Brook Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Wegmans Food Market, Inc., opened a new grocery store at the recently developed Foundry Row shopping center in Owings Mills last week. Wegmans is the first of many retailers that will be opening at the shopping center throughout the next few months. [...]

County approves plan to bring chocolate company to White Marsh

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alicia Reynolds and Amanda Bates Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers The Baltimore County Council approved a measure Monday evening that will help Ruxton Chocolates LLC to consolidate its operations into a new 100,000-square-foot facility in White Marsh. The company, which owns Mary Sue Candies and [...]

Gas prices are on the rise

May 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Just a few weeks ago, local gas prices were under the $2 mark at almost every gas station in Baltimore. Now, the prices are starting to rise. According to AAA, gas prices have risen from about $1.95 in March to about $2.09 today. A 14-cent increase in gas can have its effect on everyday life for [...]

Towson business owners conflicted about proposed overlay district

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Marcus Dieterle Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Councilman David Marks The Baltimore County Council is considering legislation introduced by Councilman David Marks that would develop an overlay district in downtown Towson. The overlay is a special zoning district that would designate the [...]
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