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Annapolis Housing Authority's 2018 inspections score low by Housing and Urban Development

The Morris H. Blum Senior Apartments are one of the facilities mentioned in the federal Federal lawsuit against the city and Housing Authority of Annapolis. (Joshua McKerrow / Capital Gazette) The most recent federal inspections of Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis properties from 2018 showed poor scores of most properties with some, including Newtowne 20 and Morris H. Blum, showing no improvement from prior inspections. According to the

A dismembered body found in Baltimore leads to arrest, more questions

Lawrence Banks Lawrence Banks is charged only with illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition, but the probable cause affidavit against him in the gun case focuses almost exclusively on his daughter’s death. (Baltimore Police Department) A weekslong quest to identify a woman who was found covered in garbage inside a Baltimore shopping cart — her hands, feet, lower legs and head all missing — led police to the woman’s father:

Stephen L. Levinson, real estate manager, restaurateur, dies

Stephen Levinson also had a career in commercial real estate. (Handout) Stephen L. Levinson, a real estate manager and restaurateur whose properties included the popular Café des Artistes alongside the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre, died May 21 at his home in Blythewood in North Baltimore. He was 77. Mr. Levinson, whose interests ranged from restoring old cars to playing a wicked game of croquet, opened the Café des Artistes in

Ravens sign linebacker Shane Ray, receiver Michael Floyd

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens addressed two needs on Friday by signing free agent linebacker Shane Ray and veteran receiver Michael Floyd. Baltimore also signed free agent Pernell McPhee, an outside linebacker who played with the Ravens from 2011-14. Ray and Floyd were former first-round draft picks. Drafted 23rd overall by Denver in 2015, Ray had eight sacks in 2016. Over the next two seasons, however, he

Is T. Rowe Price Real Estate (TRREX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

Shutterstock photo Sector – Real Estate fund seekers should consider taking a look at T. Rowe Price Real Estate (TRREX). TRREX holds a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank of 2 (Buy), which is based on nine forecasting factors like size, cost, and past performance. Objective Zacks categorizes TRREX in Sector – Real Estate, which is a segment packed with options. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a popular income vehicle thanks

Find the Best Real Estate Agents in Baltimore, MD

In Baltimore, no matter what real estate needs you have, you’ll need one of the best real estate agents to get you the price you want. There are a total of 6,434 real estate agents active in Baltimore, but the top real estate agents in the area are proven to get better outcomes for their clients. According to real estate transaction data analysis, the top 5% of seller’s agents in

Blind fan, 13, to make Ravens' pick in Braille

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Mo Gaba, a blind 13-year-old fan of the Baltimore Ravens who is battling cancer, will make draft history this week. Gaba will become the first person ever to announce an NFL draft pick off a card written in Braille. He’ll call out the Ravens’ fourth-round pick (No. 123 overall) from the Ravens’ Draft Fest on Saturday. Gaba, who lost his sight at 9 months old, received

Stanley Janofsky, who sold real estate, dies

Stanley Janofsky loved puns and wordplay, a grandson recalls. Stanley Janofsky, who sold homes and became a real estate office manager, died of a heart attack March 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Burleith Avenue in Liberty Heights, he was the son of Morton Janofsky, a member of a family real estate firm, and his wife, Ray Rand,

Massive former Martin Aircraft plant in Middle River to be sold to Baltimore real estate developer

A rendering of Aviation Station, Blue Ocean’s plan to repurpose the massive former Martin Aircraft plant in Middle River. (Blue Ocean Realty) Blue Ocean, a Baltimore-based real estate firm, announced plans this week to buy and redevelop the massive former Martin Aircraft manufacturing plant in Middle River. Blue Ocean said it has a contract to buy the 1.9 million-square-foot structure that sprawls across 49 acres adjacent to Martin State Airport

State, Local Officials Tour Laurel Park Dormitories, Call For New Housing

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — State and local officials say new housing is needed for workers at Laurel Park racetrack after touring the dormitories. Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and state Delegate Nick Mosby, a Democrat from Baltimore, toured the dormitories at Laurel Friday in response to concerns about their level of disrepair. News outletsreport that both Pittman and Mosby said after touring the dorms that they need to be