Press Coverage

Press Coverage

See below for recent coverage of the Central Baltimore Partnership. From TV news stories, to newspapers, to blogs, you can track media coverage of CBP from this page.

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(Stories are listed chronologically by publication, and title (or specific reference to CBP in the story). The links below are to online versions, or PDFs, or both, for the stories posted.)
WJZ TV Evening News, Feb. 20., 2021, “Central Baltimore Partnership, Corner Team Boxing And Fitness Join Forces For Initiative To Promote Healthy Lifestyles.”  — Sean Streicher
PressBox, December 16, 2020. “Best of 2020.. as part of the Central Baltimore Partnership’s Square Meals initiative, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and his wife, Ingrid, funded two meals a day across four weeks for all emergency and critical-care workers at Union Memorial Hospital.”— PressBox Staff
Baltimore Sun, December 9, 2020, “Joe Squared’s owner gives significant credit  to one local nonprofit …’we probably wouldn’t have gotten back open without the persistence of the Central Baltimore Partnership,’ says owner Joe Edwardsen.'”   –Christina Tkacik
Baltimore Business Journal, October 8, 2020, “Several organizations teamed up …to make the Charles Street Promenade happen, including the Central Baltimore Partnership” — Joanna Sullivan  
Baltimore Sun, July 25,  2020, “$1.2 million sale of the 1921 Boulevard movie theater… to the Central Baltimore Future Fund… [the] fund works closely with the Central Baltimore Partnership.”— Jacques Kelly
WJZ  (CBS Local), July 16 2020, “Johns Hopkins University is teaming up with Central Baltimore Partnership and Code in the Schools to help provide computers and internet access to those in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.”—  Nicole Baker
Baltimore Magazine, June 26, 2020, “The duo debuted their cleverly named “BUB [Bottons Up Bagel] Hub” at 2731 Greenmount Avenue…they found the old 1940s commercial building through a connection with Central Baltimore Partnership.”
The Hub, May 30, 2020, Staff Report, “Seventeen local nonprofit organizations have received grants totaling $51,000 from the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund…the agencies receiving COVID-19-related funding include:..Central Baltimore Partnership.”— Hub Staff Report, April 14, 2020, “John Harbaugh donates to Central Baltimore Partnership.”—  Charean Williams 
Baltimore Fishbowl, February 11, 2020, “Friends of the Jones Falls, Union Collective plan to implement green infrastructure with $50K grant…The Central Baltimore Partnership is currently acting as the fiscal sponsor” — Marcus Dieterle
Baltimore Business Journal February 5, 2020,  “Penn Station redevelopment gets opportunity zone funding from local investor… You’ll see emerging out of this an ambitious plan for community impact involving the Central Baltimore Partnership’  — Melody Simmons  
Broadway World, February 3, 2020, “Four Key North Avenue Projects…Central Baltimore Partnership’s work with Partners in Government, and the community members of Baltimore received approval.” — BWW News Desk 
Next City, February 3 2020,  “Central Baltimore Partnership Executive Director Ellen Janes…coordinates with nonprofits, businesses, universities and artists to help revitalize the area. Janes says her group is working with two property owners to develop at least 50 affordable artist studios”  — By  Juleka Dash
Baltimore Sun, January 9, 2020 “Baltimore’s old North Avenue Market gets another new use as restaurant and arcade…[owners worked with] the Central Baltimore Partnership, a nonprofit working to revitalize the corridor.”— Meredith Cohn
MD Department of Planning, May 7, 2019, Front & Center Equity Plan Recognized with 2019 MD Sustainable Growth Award Watch the Video here
Baltimore Times, April 12, 2019, If Your Central Baltimore Community Needs Sprucing Up, CBP Is Willing To Give Helping Hand –Ursula Battle
The Daily Record, March 15, 2019, Wooing DC Workers to Live in Baltimore –Pete Pichaske
The National, February/March 2019, Destination: Baltimore –Daniel Wellbelove
Baltimore Times, February 8, 2019, Helping Make the City More Attractive, Safe and Vibrant — Ursula Battle
Baltimore Times, January 18, 2019, CBP Names Program After Minority-Business Advocate and Pioneer — Ursula Battle
Baltimore Times, October 19, 2018, “Organization Showcases Merchandise ‘Made in Baltimore’ ” — Stacy M. Brown
Baltimore Sun, October 5, 2018, On North Avenue, ‘Made in Baltimore’ store is the latest sign of resurgence  — Meredith Cohn
October 1, 2018, WBAL TV, Baltimore partnership uses arts to revitalize city  — Kim Dacey
Baltimore Times, May 25, 2018, “Wells Fargo awards five-year $500,000 grant to Jubilee Baltimore” –Stacy M. Brown
Maryland Daily Record, May 18, 2018, “$500,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation to support… Central Baltimore Partnership Front and Center Plan: A Comprehensive Equity Strategy” — Record Staff
Baltimore Business Journal May 16, 2018, Wells Fargo is providing $500,000 grant to help Jubilee Baltimore implement the Central Baltimore Partnership’s plan for revitalizing six city neighborhoods. — Holden Willen
Baltimore Sun, May 9, 2018 “Hub planned at Baltimore Penn Station — Yvonne Wenger
Baltimore Business Journal, May 9, 2018, “The $100,000 project is being led by the Pugh administration, the Central Baltimore Partnership, the University of Baltimore…”— Joanna Sullivan
Baltimore Sun, February 8, 2018 “Working with the Central Baltimore Partnership, BARCO also helped to secure $400,000 in state funds — Amy Bonitz
Baltimore Brew, February 1, 2018, “Ellen Janes, CEO of Central Baltimore Partnership, the non-profit awardee of the grants, said…’Our goal is to improve the safety and functionality of these artists’ spaces while keeping them affordable.’” —  Mark Reutter
Baltimore Sun, December 29, 2017 “The [Goldseker] Foundation gave the [Central Baltimore] Partnership $150,000 in March to continue to build a community development strategy for Central Baltimore with neighborhood leaders, anchor institutions, businesses, nonprofits and governments.”— Yvonne Wenger
Baltimore Sun, December 2, 2017 “Vacant bank building in Station North becomes Made in Baltimore holiday pop-up shop… Support for the project came from the Central Baltimore Partnership.” — Lorraine Mirabella
Baltimore City Paper, Oct 24, 2017  “Along with Central Baltimore Partnership, BARCO helped the Compound apply for two state grants, Project CORE and BRNI (Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative), to fund part of the identified necessary renovations.” –Brandon Block
WBAL NewsRadio  Local News, August 9, 2017 , CBP hosts RFP for City Schools who consider costs, benefits of relocating North Avenue headquarters:
Baptist Press, July 6, 2017  “Planning a Centre City Arts Academy in cooperation with numerous groups including, he said, the Central Baltimore Partnership” — Diana Chandler 
City Paper,  Jan 12, 2017, “’Collaborative effort’ between the city and CBP with four buildings that house DIY spaces ” — Rebekah Kirkman
Baltimore Sun, Dec 14, 2016, “Officials announce $10 million fund for projects in Central Baltimore,” — Natalie Sherman (HTML Version) (PDF Version)
Baltimore Sun, Dec 12, 2016 “The Central Baltimore Partnership, local foundations and nonprofits are also already at the table.” — Fred Lazarus IV
“’Exploring the Core’ of (Central Baltimore): Does It Produce the Change It Hopes to Be?” —  Joseph Goldkamp
Baltimore Sun, Oct 25, 2016, “The Nelson Kohl building, by developer Ernst Valery and other partners, would add market-rate residential units to the burgeoning arts district, where a housing plan released earlier this year by the Central Baltimore Partnership calls for increased density,” — Natalie Sherman
Inceptor Project Newletter, Oct 25 2016, “‘collaboration of a broad range of public, private, and non-profit groups,’ details the Central Baltimore Partnership website” –Anonymous
Baltimore Sun, Oct 3, 2016,”Why the Central Baltimore Partnership is launching the ‘Explore the Core'”, Op Ed, — Karen Stokes, Connie Ross
Baltimore Sun ,September 17, Oct 3, 2016, “Explore the Core’ campaign aims to draw 3,000 new residents to Central Baltimore neighborhoods.” — Jessica Anderson (HTML Version) (PDF Version)
Daily Record, September 14, 2016 “Explore The Core Campaign aims to attract 3K residents to city.” Adam Bednar, PDF Version
Community Architect Daily, August 10, 2016, “‘underscored by Ellen Janes of the Central Baltimore Partnership…three exceptional possibilities, a center with vitality that is a destination, a proud gateway to Baltimore and an opportunity for entrepreneurs and young workers.” — Klaus Phillipsen
Railway Age, August 10, 2016, “‘We are delighted with the strong market support on this critical project for Central Baltimore,’ said Ellen Janes, Executive Director of the Central Baltimore Partnership,” — Ben Vient
“Baltimore Business News July 13, 2016″A group of community associations in Central Baltimore are set to embark on a planning mission with residents in six neighborhoods to establish job training, housing and transportation programs under a $90,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation…administered by the Central Baltimore Partnership.”  — Melody Simmons
Baltimore Sun, April 15, 2016,”Central Baltimore Partnership housing plan calls for thousands more units” — Natalie Sherman (HTML Version) (PDF Version)
City Paper,  April 12, 2016, “the Central Baltimore Partnership, a community development organization, had formed a ‘Saturation of Metropolitan Services Agencies’ task force to deal with the problems it saw clustered around methadone clinics” — Lawrence Lanahan
Baltimore Business Journal, March 23, 2016 “Businesses and nonprofits have opened offices including Sparkypants Studios, a video game studio, Jubilee Baltimore and the Central Baltimore Partnership” — Melody Simmons 
Baltimore Business Journal, Feb 28, 2016, “Amtrak mum on details, timeline surrounding Penn Station overhaul” — Jonathon Munshaw
Baltimore Sun: Feb 27, 2016, “Cummings presses Amtrak on Penn Station redevelopment” — Natalie Sherman  (HTML Version)
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City Paper Jan 15, 2016 “the Central Baltimore Partnership was awarded $1.485 million through the initiative to help fund 12 projects,”– Brandon Weigel
Baltimore Business Journal, Dec 29, 2015, “State Grant Funds: ‘$100,000 to the Central Baltimore Partnership'” — Melody Simmons
Baltimore-Post Examiner, December 15, Motor House welcomes building’s first performances in three years — Anonymous 
Baltimore Business Journal, Nov 23, 2015, “Centre Theater will open Dec. 1 with full slate of tenants” —  Sarah Gantz
Baltimore Business Journal, Sept 24, 2015,  “Station North : ‘And the Central Baltimore Partnership, formed 10 years ago, has played a key role in finding common interests among the diversity of the area.’ ” —  Jay Brodie
Baltimore Business Journal, September 5, 2015 People on the Move Spotlight CBP E. D. Ellen Janes: “Working for the benefit of the area” PDF Version
Daily Record, August 24, 2015, Cover Story Ellen Janes Capstone Job, (interview) — Adam Bednar  (HTML Version)(PDF Version)
City Paper: August 20, 2015 ,Coverage of CBP Partners Meeting “DOT plans street improvements for Station North” — Mae Puckett
Baltimore Sun, August 9,2015  “Ellen Janes Named Executive Director of Central Baltimore Partnership” — People on The Move
Washington Post, June 10, 2015, “After the riots, Baltimore’s best shot at redemption may be its arts community,” —(HTML Version)   (PDF Version)
The Hub, March 4, 2015, “Marquee comes to life as long-dormant Centre Theatre nears reopening” — The Hub Staff
Baltimore Business Journal, Jan 20, 2015, “Central Baltimore Partnership founding director Joseph McNeely to step down” — Kevin Litten  (HTML Version)  (PDF Version)
Daily Record, January 19 2015, “McNeely to step down from Central Baltimore Partnership,” — Adam Bednar  (HTML Version)
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Baltimore Sun, January 17,  2015, “Looking back on the efforts of Central Baltimore’s key supporter,” — Jacques Kelly

Charles Villager , Holiday (December) 2014, “DOT Studies St. Paul & N. Calvert as Two Way Streets,” — Joseph McNeely, PDF Version
Meeting of the Minds Blog  December 22,2014,”Revitalizing Cities One Neighborhood at a Time” — Jim Brooks
Baltimore Brew, November 6, 2014, “Residents question city on two-way traffic switch for St. Paul and Calvert,” — Danielle Sweeney
Baltimore Sun: October 27, 2014, “Put Drug Treatment Where it is Needed” — Joseph McNeely  (HTML Version)  (PDF Version)
Daily Record Aug 6, 2014 “Clinic Causes Concern” — Adam Bednar  (HTML Version)  (PDF Version)
Baltimore Sun: August 5, 2014,”Station North looks for apartments”, — Natalie Sherman  (HTML Version)   (PDF Version)
City Paper: August 5, 2014 “Tensions run high as Harwood residents discuss a new clinic,”  — Mary Drabinski,
New Markets Tax Credit Connection – Summer 2014 newsletter.”The financial anatomy of an NMTC deal: the Centre Theater,” — Amy Bonitz  (HTML Version)  (PDF Version)
Baltimore Sun, July 13, 2014, “Planned Drug Treatment Clinic in Harwood Sparks Conflict,” —  Luke Broadwater and Colin Campbell
National Endowment for the Arts, July 2014, “Revitalizing Station North” 
Baltimore Fishbowl June 12, 2014, “This Afternoon! First Art Walk in Old Goucher,” — Marie Claire Bryant (Central Baltimore Sponsored Event)
Baltimore Fishbowl June 12, 2014, “This Afternoon! First Art Walk in Old Goucher,” — Marie Claire Bryant (Central Baltimore Partnership Sponsored Event) PDF Version
Charles Villager May/June, 2014, “CBP’s HCPI Awards $258,000 for Twelve Community Spruce-Up Grants,” — Author Uncredited, PDF Version
WBAL-11’s One Tree Hill, October 2013, Joseph McNeely, Executive Director Emeritus of CBP discusses exciting developments across Central Baltimore — Lisa Robinson Host,
Baltimore Times, August 9, 2013, “Spruce-Up Grants help change the face of Station North Arts Community” — Ursula Battle