Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Crane Watch update: BWI announces $60M expansion; Meeting set to discuss Penn Station re-do

Construction plans at two of Greater Baltimore’s transportation hubs were announced in the last week, amid some other smaller updates to ongoing development stories. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport plans to build a $60 million expansion onto concourse A for the growing Southwest Airlines. The project includes 55,000 square feet of new construction, including five new gates and holding areas, space for new retail and food concessions and an apron level for storage. BWI…



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T. Rowe Price leads $30M funding round in Framebridge

T. Rowe Price has led a $30 million Series C funding round in online custom-framing company Framebridge. The investment, announced Wednesday, was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. and included participation from existing investors SWaN & Legend Partners, Revolution Ventures and New Enterprise Associates. Framebridge, headquartered in Washington, D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood, has raised $67 million to date with the latest investment. Henry Ellenbogen, portfolio…



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Higher ed veteran named president of University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The University System of Maryland has appointed Heidi M. Anderson as the new president of University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Anderson comes to the school from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she was a provost and vice president for academic affairs. She replaces Juliette B. Bell, who announced earlier this year she would step down from the president’s seat July 1. Former Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim was appointed to lead the Princess Anne university in the interim.…



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Patrons return to Northeast Market a day after rat-related shutdown

Stalls at the city-owned Northeast Market reopened Wednesday morning after it was closed for a day-long effort to rid it of rats. The nearly 24-hour shutdown started at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after a patron videotaped a pair of rats in the aisles. It was the second time this week that a city market was ordered closed by the Baltimore Public Markets Corp. for a rodent infestation. Lexington Market was shut down Friday after a large rat was videotaped inside a display case of lemon cookies and cakes…



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Ravens' value rises 9 percent to $2.5 billion

The value of the Baltimore Ravens rose by 9 percent in the last year to $2.5 billion, according to a new Forbes analysis, despite a rocky 2017 for the franchise. Forbes estimates the Ravens are the 27th most valuable franchise in the world, unchanged from the last two years. Forbes’ ranking continues to be dominated by the NFL, with 29 of the league’s 32 teams making this year’s list of the 50 most valuable franchises in the world. The publication notes that despite a decline in NFL ratings…



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Sinclair proposes buying WGN in latest move to win FCC approval of Tribune deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. wants to buy Chicago’s WGN-TV outright as part of its latest effort to win the Federal Communications Commission’s approval for its proposed acquisition of Tribune Media Co. In addition to buying WGN, Sinclair said Wednesday it also plans to put stations in Dallas and Houston into a divestiture trust to be operated by an independent third-party trustee. Hunt Valley-based Sinclair has been trying to get its $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune approved for more than a…



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20 percent off Refresher drinks at Starbucks inside Target stores

Save on Starbucks Refresher drinks at Starbucks shops inside Target stores. 

Use a Cartwheel coupon in Target’s free mobile app to get 20 percent off drinks to enjoy as you shop around the store. Find Cartwheel offers in the free Targe app, load the offers to your account and then show the offers at…



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