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Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

A long-awaited resurfacing of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, will take place over the weekend. The bridge will be closed during this time.

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

South Baltimoreans have a new spot for outdoor fitness as the Port Covington Development Team has installed outdoor fitness equipment at West Covington Park along an existing bike path. This is the newest addition to the 235-acre Port Covington redevelopment project.

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Ruby 8 Closes at McHenry Row, Likely to be Replaced by Two Businesses

Ruby 8 Closes at McHenry Row, Likely to be Replaced by Two Businesses

Ruby 8 has closed its 4,200 sq. ft. restaurant at 1702 Whetstone Way in McHenry Row. Owner Chil Chong has moved his focus to his new restaurant Nori, which opened this month at 850 W. 36th St. in Hampden.

| July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Peninsula Gained an Estimated 1,625 Residents Over a Six-Year Period

South Baltimore Peninsula Gained an Estimated 1,625 Residents Over a Six-Year Period

As development continues at a rapid pace on the South Baltimore Peninsula, the population in the area has grown. South Baltimore has obtained population estimates from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) which breaks down census tracts in South Baltimore neighborhoods. The survey shows an estimated jump in population of 1,625 residents on the peninsula.

| July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Ben Hyman Moves From Pigtown Main Street to Waterfront Partnership

Ben Hyman Moves From Pigtown Main Street to Waterfront Partnership

Hyman joins Waterfront Partnership from Pigtown Main Street, where he spent more than five years as the executive director. During his time with Pigtown Main Street, he more than tripled the organization’s budget, participating merchants and partnerships. Prior to that, he served as a special assistant to the Office of City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and as a mayoral fellow for the City of Baltimore.

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Team from Delia Foley’s Opening New Restaurant at the Former Bluegrass Tavern

Team from Delia Foley’s Opening New Restaurant at the Former Bluegrass Tavern

The yet-to-be-named restaurant from Andrew Carter and Jesse Selke will focus on “new American cuisine” and “upscale pub food.” The new restaurant will be a change of pace for the duo as Delia Foley’s and Smaltimore are more bar-focused establishments. “We are excited to tackle the food aspect of the business and diversify our portfolio,” said Carter.

| July 11, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe serves chai lattes, hot and iced teas, a large selection of espresso drinks, cappuccinos, coffees, and smoothies. It will serve breakfast sandwiches each day with ingredients including egg, cheese, sausage, turkey sausage, and bacon. Sandwiches will come on bagels, croissants, or English muffins.

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park Scheduled to Begin Next Summer

Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park Scheduled to Begin Next Summer

A plan to expand the athletic fields at Riverside Park is finally moving forward now that Baltimore City has completed a $300,000 purchase of the triangular-shaped piece of land located beyond the outfield fences of Hap Hall Memorial Field. The land was purchased in May from CSX.

| July 9, 2018 | 3 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

780 new jobs could be coming to Pigtown between one expansion, and three relocations to the neighborhood; scooter sharing comes to Baltimore; a train station will be rebuilt at Camden Yards; and three South Baltimore restaurants honored for having the best lunch in Baltimore.

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Waterfront Art Installations Coming to Middle Branch Park

Waterfront Art Installations Coming to Middle Branch Park

Art on the Waterfront brings outdoor installations and sculptural works to the Middle Branch section of Gwynns Falls Trail. The public art exhibition features the works of Baltimore-based artists Becky Borlan, Graham Coreil-Allen, Ashley Kidner and Matthias Neumann.

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Riverside Park Pool Opening Delayed Due to Unexpected Repairs

Riverside Park Pool Opening Delayed Due to Unexpected Repairs

“The pool pump room flooded May 25 as a gate valve failed while attempting to fill the pool. We are working with a Contractor and BGE to make a repair.”

| June 29, 2018 | 1 Comments
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38,000 sq. ft. of Office and Retail Coming to Former South Baltimore Slaughterhouse

38,000 sq. ft. of Office and Retail Coming to Former South Baltimore Slaughterhouse

The former slaughterhouse at 1900 Light St. in South Baltimore is currently under renovation and will become office and retail space. The historic building is owned by Stephen Wilhide of Wilhide Draperies Inc. (WDI), which recently relocated from the building. The development team of Wilhide and Michael Abrams is aiming to bring two restaurants to the project.

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Hoof Cafe Opens in Locust Point, Brings Coffee and Ice Cream to the Neighborhood

The Hoof Cafe Opens in Locust Point, Brings Coffee and Ice Cream to the Neighborhood

The Hoof is a coffee shop serving beans roasted at Locust Point’s Pfefferkorn’s Coffee, which has been in the neighborhood for more than 100 years. Coffee drinks include drip coffee, iced coffee, nitro cold brew, espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, Americanos, and more.

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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20,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Sells for $585,000

20,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Sells for $585,000

The building is used for back-office operations for the W.T. Littlepage Furniture Company. The Littlepage Furniture showroom has been a West Baltimore St. staple for more than a century. W.T. Littlepage, which was also the seller, will stay on as a tenant.

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Co-Working Facility and Six Apartments Coming to 10,500 sq. ft. Federal Hill Building

Co-Working Facility and Six Apartments Coming to 10,500 sq. ft. Federal Hill Building

The building will be the home to Vision Co-Working Space, a 6,000 sq. ft. facility for entrepreneurs and small companies that want a small office footprint with shared amenities. Chasen Construction & Development Owner Brandon Chasen told SouthBMore.com that Vision is 65% leased and one of the tenants will be his own company which has nine employees.

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Our House Relocating to Immigrant House in Locust Point

Our House Relocating to Immigrant House in Locust Point

Pizza restaurant Our House recently closed at 1121 Hull St. in Locust Point but is planning a new location within the neighborhood on the first floor of Immigrant House at 1308 Beason St. Immigrant House is a three-story, 5,920 sq. ft. building adjacent to the Locust Point Community United Church of Christ. Also located on the first floor of Immigrant House is the Baltimore Immigration Museum.

| June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

The Hanover Street Corridor Study has been completed and it recommends a $50-million renovation of the 102-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Six options were considered in the study, including demolishing and replacing the bridge, rehabilitating the bridge, and building a separate bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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