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Kevin Plank Addresses Immigration, Investment in Baltimore in Open Letter After Fallout Over Trump

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Still from video via CNBC

The last time Kevin Plank took out an ad in the Baltimore Sun, it was to tout the economic viability of a city-backed $660 million investment in his planned redevelopment of Port Covington ahead of a crucial City Council vote. Now, he’s done it again to respond to a wave of backlash he received for voicing support of our new president.

National Aquarium Begins Construction on $20M Animal Care and Rescue Center in Jonestown

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National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli points to an artist’s rendering of the planned new animal rescue and care center.

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is preparing to lift the veil from a facet of its operation that most people never see.

Top Stories: Trump Adviser Cordish Has History of Lawsuits, a Restored Blue Mt. Vernon Townhouse and a Glowing Bike Path in Port Covington

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All eyes this week were on Donald Trump, but by extension, they also homed in on his new presidential adviser, Baltimore developer Reed Cordish. Following the news of Cordish’s official appointment to Trump’s team, news outlets dug up some of his checkered history of plaintiffs alleging racial discrimination against his company. Our new president responded to one of those outlets with a statement defending his decision to hire Cordish.

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The New Port Covington Bike Path Will Glow in the Dark

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Sagamore Development has begun construction of a bike path through Port Covington “connecting South Baltimore, City Garage and West Covington Park to points east of Hanover and eventually to Key Highway.” And it’s going to glow.

Sagamore Starts ‘Manufacturing Bootcamp’ to Spur Workforce Development

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Photo courtesy Baltimore Foundery

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s development firm appears to be trying to make good on its promise to give back to Baltimore while transforming Port Covington. Sagamore Development shared today that it has partnered with several other companies and organizations in Baltimore on a workforce training program for city residents based out of The Foundery in Port Covington.

Mayor Pugh Shares Letter to Trump About Baltimore’s Infrastructural Needs

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Courtesy Mayor Catherine Pugh/Twitter

When Mayor Catherine Pugh handed off a letter to Donald Trump at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, she was making an appeal for help from Trump’s incoming administration for several of Baltimore’s most pressing infrastructure issues.

Winner Announced in ‘Next Great Baltimore Bench’ Design Competition

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Sagamore Development CEO Marc Weller (left) and designer Dean Brown. Courtesy Sagamore Development/Maroon PR.
Sagamore Development CEO Marc Weller (left) and designer Dean Brown. Courtesy Sagamore Development/Maroon PR.

The Cleat, it is. A nautically inspired entry by South Baltimore resident Dean Brown was selected as the winner of a national competition held to find the “Next Great Baltimore Bench” for Port Covington.

Finalists Selected in Competition to Find ‘The Next Great Baltimore Bench’ for Port Covington

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The classic Baltimore bench, which won't be used in Port Covington.
The classic Baltimore bench, which won’t be used in Port Covington.

Will Baltimore get The Cleat? Could it be The Stoop? What about The Riga?

Under Armour Plans to Begin Headquarters Construction in 2017

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UA headquarters rendering
Under Armour is on target to begin construction next year on the first phase of its new global headquarters in Port Covington.

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