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Restaurants rise from the rubble in historic buildings

Local developers are turning historic Baltimore properties into unique restaurant spaces. We take a look at some projects that have recently been converted or are underway. 

Civic Duty: Nonprofit Provides Green Jobs Training

Civic Works is making Baltimore City homes more energy efficient and training underemployed young men and women for the next wave of green careers. It plans to service 300 Baltimore homes in the next two years. 

Photo Essay: the Beehive at InterContinental Harbor Court

For this month's photo essay, Bmore Media's Arianne Teeple went behind the scenes on the roof of downtown's InterContinental Harbor Court Hotel, where their recently installed beehive is bringing the green roof concept to life.

Green Space Takes, and Makes, the Stage at Irvine Nature Center

Though it sits just outside the northwest corner of the Beltway, Irvine Nature Center could be a different world -- one in which the city that is in reality only a few miles away might as well not exist at all. Bmore's Renee Libby Beck goes behind the scenes at Irvine to discover what it has to offer and find out how it's weathering difficult economic times.

Green For a Day: Bmore Metered Parking Enjoys a Temporary Boost In Curb Appeal

PARK(ing) Day gives Baltimore's urban landscape a fresh touch of green.

Baltimore's Green Masterminds

Green. It's about more than recycling or shopping at one of the area's farmers markets. For some it's not only a way of life, it's their full-time passion and they're working hard to help make Baltimore one of the greenest cities in the U.S. You might not know their names, but they're Baltimore's Green Masterminds!

Building Up Baltimore -- Joe Holland

Part of the Highlandtown Development LLC team that received the Urban Land Institute's inaugural WaveMaker Award for Baltimore Medical System's Highlandtown Healthy Living Center on Fleet Street, Joe Holland talks about building green and what sees in Baltimore's future.

Green growth a natural for Merritt Properties

Merritt Properties responded to the recent slowdown by taking a different road and doing more in-house work and retraining � they gave their project managers time to learn all they could about green construction, creating a team of experts in LEED Certification.

Are Baltimore's Green Initiatives More Than Just Talk?

In Baltimore there has been a lot of green talk, a lot of green white papers and a lot of green promises. Talk, as they say, is cheap; so, is the city making good on its green agenda? And are there jobs in it for Baltimore residents?

Video: Blue is the New Green at the Aquarium

The National Aquarium is a forerunner of GREEN practices in the city of Baltimore. Laura Bankey, the manager of conservation, describes the many eco-friendly aspects of the National Aquarium.
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