TAXES

Baltimore’s Department of Health announced that effective immediately, the city’s bars and restaurants cannot serve a soda or other drink to a child unless an accompanying adult orders it for them. The only options that can be included on kids’ menus are water, milk and 100 percent fruit juices. Baltimore is the first city on the East Coast to pass such a measure. Read more at KDLT.

 

DEVELOPMENT

The Port Covington Development team announced plans for a new, seasonal waterfront venue, South Point, at 101 W. Cromwell St. Weller Entertainment will operate the site with a grand opening planned for July 28th. Read more at SouthBMore.

 

CONSTRUCTION

The U.S. Navy has awarded a seven-year, $450.7 million contract to Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp. to support construction of its Multi-Mission Surface Combatant is a lethal and highly maneuverable surface warship capable. Read more at The Washington Business Journal.

 

TECHNOLOGY

TierPoint LLC will open its second Baltimore data center at the BWI Technology Park, a 44-acre project off Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Nursery Road. Located at 813 Pinnacle Drive in Linthicum Heights, the property was constructed with custom features to meet industry regulatory compliance standards. Read more at the Baltimore Business Journal.