A family of four is back on dry land after a scary accident involving a paddle boat they had rented to use on the Potomac River.
Taxes and gaming. Governor Martin O’Malley appears to be lining up not one but two special sessions in coming weeks. One for taxes, and the other for expanded gambling.
A billion-dollar casino being proposed by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker for the National Harbor development is worrying the District of Columbia’s lottery and gaming board.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s administration outlined support Thursday to build a luxurious Las-Vegas-style casino on the Potomac River at National Harbor near the nation’s capital that would cost about $1 billion.
On the day the Peterson Cos. began building National Harbor, the real estate market was booming and the future seemed bright. In a ceremony featuring a who’s who of Maryland leaders, then-Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson predicted a “paradigm shift in how the business community will view us.”
When the seven-year anniversary of that groundbreaking arrived last week, the economy had changed. And so had the project.
Walt Disney Co. is scrapping plans for a resort hotel at the 500-room National Harbor development in Prince George’s County.
They were the first black Americans to fly for the U.S. military. Despite segregation, the Tuskegee airmen served with honor. And they were honored at BWI-Marshall airport.
Wal-Mart has a tentative agreement to build a new store in Prince George’s County with the developer
behind the National Harbor complex.
The 84th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is underway.
Prince George’s County shoppers could soon have a new outlet mall.
Development plans for a once-thriving plantation site near the National Harbor resort on the Potomac River’s Maryland shore are drawing scrutiny from preservationists who say slave quarters left at the site could be destroyed.