Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar returns April 23 with 10 new vendors

The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar will return to the Jones Falls Expressway underpass on Sundays starting April 23. The city's most popular market will re-open that weekend and run every Sunday through Dec. 17. The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, hosted by the city's Office of Promotion and the Arts, is open from 7 a.m. until noon. The market is located on Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay streets. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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March 21 // Maryland Comptroller publishes list of top tax evaders

The Maryland Comptroller's office has published a list of the state's top tax evaders, who owe the state a combined $15.7 million in unpaid taxes, penalties and interest. The list includes 25 individuals and 25 businesses who owe the most in overdue taxes and who have not responded to the liens filed against them, according to the Comptroller's office. The lists, available on the Comptroller's website, aims to get them to pay by publicizing their names and how much they owe the state. (Balt. Sun)

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Renewed hope for Maglev line between Baltimore and D.C.

Once considered a pie in the sky, a high speed Maglev train between Baltimore and D.C. may become a down-to-earth reality. When President Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal he thinks there’s a place for high speed rail to improve infrastructure, Wayne Rogers was listening. “We’re very encouraged the President is looking at high speed rail,” he said. As chairman of The Northeast Maglev, LLC advocacy group, Rogers isn’t talking about the speed of Amtrak’s Acela trains. He’s talking about the power of magnetic levitation, which allows trains to fly about the ground, not held back by the friction that wheels and tracks produce. (WJZ-TV)

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Tradepoint Atlantic CEO announces retirement

The CEO of Tradepoint Atlantic, which is redeveloping the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County, is stepping down for family reasons. Michael Moore came out of retirement to join Tradepoint in 2015, bringing with him experience at port operators. He said he is proud of the team's growth and added commercial business during his tenure, as the 3,100-acre site was selected as a base for FedEx and Under Armour, among other new tenants. (Balt. Sun)

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Under Armour will sell footwear at DSW

Under Armour plans to start selling its athletic shoes at Designer Shoe Warehouse, or DSW, stores in July. The brand's training and running shoes and slides in women's, men's and youth sizes will be sold at all 480 DSW stores, the company said Monday. Jason LaRose, president of Under Armour North America, said in an email that the expansion into "family channels" such as  Kohl's and DSW are part of the Baltimore-brand's long-term strategic plan as it pursues growth in the footwear category. (Balt. Sun)

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As season looms, Orioles fans balk over streaming blackout

Baseball season is approaching, but ardent Orioles fan Julie Saxenmeyer won't be paying to watch major-league games on her phone because the package is missing an essential ingredient: her favorite team. "I don't pay for the package because I don't get to see the O's," she said. As sports have become increasingly accessible on smart devices, the Cockeysville resident and other Baltimore fans wonder why a $112.99 MLB.TV subscription allows them to stream Orioles' games only when they are outside the team's Baltimore-Washington television market, which stretches from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. (Balt. Sun)

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Anne Arundel hit jobs milestone in 4Q of 2016

Anne Arundel County hit an employment record in the final quarter of 2016, with an average of 270,103 jobs, new state number show. A report released this month by the Maryland Department of Labor and Licensing shows the peak number of jobs in the county was actually record in September, when the in-county employment number hit 270,922. (Capital)

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Woody Harrelson's Inn at the Black Olive being turned into apartments

Almost three years after Hollywood star Woody Harrelson and local banker Jack Dwyer bought the Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point, the hotel is being converted into apartments. The hotel, bought by Harrelson and local businessman John "Jack" Dwyer in 2014, has remained unprofitable despite the efforts of operator Dimitris Spiliadis. Dwyer, the founder of Capital Funding Group, and Harrelson purchased the boutique inn for $4.5 million in after it declared bankruptcy. (Balt. Bus. Journal)

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