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Hilton to skip out on taxes to pay its mortgage

February 27, 2013
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Hilton to skip out on taxes to pay its mortgage

The Baltimore Business Journal and the Sun are both reporting that the city will bail out its city-funded Convention Center Hilton Hotel this year to the tune of $1 million. “I expect it’s going to be an ongoing thing for a period of time,” Finance Director Harry Black told the Sun. Adding for the...
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ACORN—Or Just Nuts?

September 10, 2009
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Never been down with the ACORN hatred on the right. Calling community organizers “thugs” for registering poor people to vote is—or should be—out of bounds. But these videos, if they’re legit, kick matters up several notches. They also appear to demonstrate how the city’s shadow economy works—through a weird mix of naivete and omerta....
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