Press Releases

Mayor Young, Governor Hogan Kick-Off Revitalization of Baltimore’s Historic Lexington Market

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by Governor Larry Hogan, Councilman Eric Costello, Baltimore Public Markets Chair Colin Tarbert, along with Seawall Development and Lexington Market officials and vendors, as well as other partners integral to the project, to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the redevelopment of Baltimore's historic Lexington Market.

Mayor Young and Director Sharkey Launch the 50-Day Pothole Challenge

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore City Department of Transportation Director Steve Sharkey officially launched the Mayor’s 50-day Pothole Challenge to smooth and improve city roadways.  As part of Mayor Young’s Clean It Up! Campaign, the city will use data-driven cleaning initiatives to collaborate with residents and community partners for a cleaner, safer city. 

Mayor Young Launches Clean It Up! Campaign

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by department heads and agency leaders to launch the Clean It Up! Campaign. 

Mayor Young Signs Comprehensive Bag Reduction Act

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by local and state elected officials, as well as community advocates to sign CCB19-0401, Comprehensive Bag Reduction Act, highlighting Baltimore City’s leadership on environmental issues and building momentum for a statewide push to ban single-use plastic bags.

Mayor Young Establishes Office of Equity on Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the establishment of a new Office of Equity in Baltimore City government. 

Mayor Young Announces Artspace Projects’ Acquisition of Historic Ambassador Theater in the City of Baltimore

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that the Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization, Artspace Projects, Inc., has closed on the historic Ambassador Theater on Liberty Heights Avenue, and plans to redevelop it into a vibrant arts hub in Northwest Baltimore City.

Mayor Young Announces New Director for the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced Tamika C. Gauvin as the new director for the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, effective December 17, 2019.

Mayor Young Announces Discounted Parking During the Holiday Season

The City of Baltimore will offer free and discounted parking during the holiday season from November 30, 2019 through January 19, 2020.

Mayor Young and Lyft Announce Grocery Access Program Launch to Reduce Transportation Barriers to Healthy Food for Baltimore Residents

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today the launch of the Baltimore Grocery Access Program, an initiative in partnership with Lyft, the City of Baltimore, Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership. 

Mayor Young Makes Appointment to School Board

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young this morning welcomed Shantell Roberts to the Baltimore Board of School Commissioners. 

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