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Past articles by Natalie:

Self-described Uber for lawn care comes to Baltimore

GreenPal, an app that aims to be the Uber of lawn mowing, went live in Baltimore this month, part of the company's expansion into every major market by 2020. → Read More

Lexington Market has seen business plunge since rat video. Merchants say it reflects years of city neglect.

Sales have fallen an average 50 percent across the market — a startling decline even by the standards of slow summer months, merchants say. → Read More

What now for State Center site? Anxious neighbors wait for answers

Since the state moved to cancel State Center in December, no Plan B has been put forward— worrying surrounding neighborhoods who had hoped the redevelopment would help drive city revitalization to the west side. → Read More

Maryland adds 11,500 jobs in February

Maryland employers reported another strong month of hiring, adding 11,500 jobs in February, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday. → Read More

U.S. Census: Baltimore population decline jumps

Baltimore's population fell by 6,700 people in the 12 months that ended July 2016, as the number of people leaving the city for other parts of the U.S. doubled, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday. → Read More

Historic Recreation Pier reopens as Sagamore Pendry Hotel

Officials gather Tuesday at Recreation Pier, which for years stood rotting at the foot of Fells Point, to celebrate the opening of the Sagamore Pendry Hotel, a $350-a-night inn, with a whiskey bar, ballroom and interior garden, backed by brothers Kevin and Scott Plank of Under Armour fame. → Read More

Inn at the Black Olive to change

The Inn at the Black Olive will be converted into apartments, one of the owners of the property said Monday. → Read More

Legg Mason tower sale values building at $296 million

The global real estate firm CBRE Global Investors has taken a majority stake in the Legg Mason tower in Harbor East in a deal that valued the building at about $296 million. → Read More

Gym, two hotels, a grocery and 200 residences planned for PEMCO site

The developer of a former industrial site near Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in East Baltimore is updating its master plan as it works to tie down tenants for the estimated $100 million project. → Read More

Maryland adds 6,700 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 4.2 percent

Maryland employers added 6,700 jobs in January, with the gains from December driven by the retail, hospitality and construction industries, the U.S. Labor Department said Monday. → Read More

Baltimore region home prices rise 2 percent, sales dip

Home prices in the Baltimore region increased in February and sales dipped slightly, as inventory tightened in markets and distressed sales, such as foreclosures, declined. → Read More

Johns Hopkins: Boost to local hiring, buying has paid off

A local hiring and contracting program Johns Hopkins leaders launched after Baltimore's 2015 riot has largely met its goals so far, according to a one-year progress report released Thursday. → Read More

Area residents plan responses to "Day Without a Woman"

For years, Susannah Siger considered her shoe and chocolate business in Hampden a kind of "Switzerland," a place apart from her politics. → Read More

Developer revives talks on Cross Street Market

A month after the developer planning to redevelop Cross Street Market in Federal Hill said it would walk away from the deal with the city, the firm is back at the table and looking at ways to revive the project. → Read More

Maryland looks to boost business incentives

The Hogan administration is asking the General Assembly for more power to attract companies to Maryland — and to keep those that are here from leaving. → Read More

Five minutes with Steven Gondol of Live Baltimore

The tale of how Live Baltimore's executive director landed in Baltimore sounds like one of the success stories the organization likes to promote. Steven Gondol and his wife visited friends in Baltimore and became intrigued by the city's quirky neighborhoods and quality of life. First they rented, then bought a house. They loved city life. But now the family is moving away. → Read More

Man sentenced to 27 months in Baltimore mortgage scheme

A former Baltimore real estate agent, who prosecutors say worked with a rehabber and others to sell properties to inexperienced, out-of-town buyers at inflated prices, defrauding lenders by submitting false information to secure mortgages, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison. → Read More

Trump expresses sympathy for family of children killed in Baltimore fire

In a phone call to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, President Donald J. Trump expressed his sympathy for Cummings' assistant who lost six of her nine children in a deadly fire earlier this month, the Baltimore Democrat said. → Read More

With aging population, a gap in home design

Less than four percent of homes in the U.S. have features that ease visits by a person with a wheelchair — an entry without stairs, wider hallways and doors, and a first floor bathroom, according to a report issued this month by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. But with the U.S. population aging, demand for those kinds of design elements is likely to grow. → Read More

Officials announce $10 million fund for projects in central Baltimore

A new $10 million fund established with investments from about a dozen local banks and philanthropic organizations will provide loans to pay for projects in central Baltimore, starting with the rehabilitation of a dozen vacant homes in Barclay. → Read More