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Our Responsibility to the National Conversation about Baltimore

Baltimore’s image problem is not a new one. It started way before April 2015. In fact, in the 1800s it was known as Mobtown.   Privateers (pirates) ran the streets of Fells Point. Baltimore is also known as a city of … Read more

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The Importance of the Arts in Economic Development

Recently, Richard Florida of The Atlantic‘s CityLab published a synopsis of a study detailing extensive research that linked arts clustering to widespread economic development in nearly every metropolitan region across the country. The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore elected to … Read more

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Towson Ranked Among 100 Best Places to Live

Livability and the Martin prosperity Institute teamed up to produce Livability’s second annual Top 100 Best Place to Live ranking. The ranking draws on the local economy, health, hosuing, education, infrastructure, and amenities of small and mid-sized cities and towns. … Read more

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EAGB Hosts Executive Mission to San Diego

An inside look at our recent Executive Mission to San Diego and why these Missions are so important to our region’s growth  by: Candace Gill This past week the Economic Alliance headed West for an Executive Mission Trip to San … Read more

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Baltimore One of World’s 15 Best Waterfront Cities

Baltimore is ranked among the World’s 15 Best Waterfront Cities by Huffington Post. The list celebrates cities with “unique personalities centered around their waterfronts.” Baltimore’s busy Inner Harbor - picturesque and popular among locals and tourists alike – and a lively … Read more

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Baltimore Ranked Among World’s Smartest Cities

The IESE Business School in Spain published its annual Cities in Motion Index (ICIM), which ranks the world’s best and smartest cities according to 50 indicators of innovation, sustainability, and quality of place. This year, Baltimore was ranked 20th overall … Read more

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Walters Art Museum to Undergo $5.2 Million Renovation

One of five Walters Art Museum buildings in Mount Vernon is scheduled to undergo an 18-month renovation. The project, costing an estimated $5.2 million, is designed to update fire safety and mechanical systems, refurbish galleries, and repair the exterior of … Read more

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Carnival Pride to Resume Baltimore Cruises in 2015

Carnival Cruise Lines will bring its Pride ship back to Baltimore in 2015. Last year, Carnival announced that it would move its cruise lines leaving Baltimore to Tampa. Pending approval of a plan to reduce their ship’s emissions by the … Read more

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Baltimore One of the Most Walkable Cities

Baltimore City has amassed a 66.2 Walk Score, making it #10 on the list of Most Walkable Cities in the United States. According to Walk Score, the company behind the rankings, the average Baltimore City resident is a five-minut e … Read more

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Baltimore #8 Underrated City for 20-Somethings

Baltimore ranks in the Top 10 Most Underrated Cities for 20-Somethings, according to a new Business Insider study. Similar to a quality of life ranking, this list measures livability for young professionals and millennials using metrics such as parkland, number … Read more

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