Cherry Hill

Q&A With the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club

Q&A With the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club

SouthBMore.com caught up with Chris O’Keefe of the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club which rows out of Middle Branch Park. The team recently competed in the 5,000-meter course at the Head of Charles regatta in Boston where they competed against the likes of Harvard, Boston University, George Washington University, and other clubs and colleges from around the world.

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $1.4 Million for Parks and $650,000 in Community Grants

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $1.4 Million for Parks and $650,000 in Community Grants

This week, South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $650,000 in grants to support community projects across South and Southwest Baltimore, along with a separate investment of $1.4 million toward local parks and public spaces.

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
12,000 Sq. Ft. Cherry Hill Warehouse to Receive $500,000 Investment

12,000 Sq. Ft. Cherry Hill Warehouse to Receive $500,000 Investment

The renovation is expected to take about four months. The ownership team and Gold & Company will then lease the building and target auto repair, construction, and industrial services companies with a need for drive-in space.

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
Hit and Run in Ridgely’s Delight Leaves Man Hospitalized with Significant Injuries

Hit and Run in Ridgely’s Delight Leaves Man Hospitalized with Significant Injuries

On June 3, 2017, at approximately 2:30am, a 23-year old man was struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of Russell Street. The vehicle did not remain at the scene after the crash occurred.

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
Healthy Harbor Report Card Shows Water Off Fort McHenry is Swimmable 89% of the Time

Healthy Harbor Report Card Shows Water Off Fort McHenry is Swimmable 89% of the Time

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor Initiative, in partnership with Blue Water Baltimore, recently released the 2016 Healthy Harbor Report Card. While the overall grades for the water quality of the harbor remain poor, there are some improvements as well as some interesting results.

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

GBC concerned about a cutback to police budget, a large property hits the market, the carousel leaves the Inner Harbor, a former Digital Harbor student signs with Under Armour, drinking beer to help blue crabs, a McHenry Row team up, and big growth at the Port of Baltimore.

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Created as Benefits District to Manage Casino Impact Grants

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Created as Benefits District to Manage Casino Impact Grants

With an expected yearly budget of $7 million, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership will focus on community development and revitalization, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness in neighborhoods near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
Updates Provided at Public Meeting about the Condition – and Future – of the Hanover Street Bridge

Updates Provided at Public Meeting about the Condition – and Future – of the Hanover Street Bridge

The Hanover Street Corridor Study, which is examining the condition and use of the 1.4 mile stretch of Hanover St. from Wells St. in South Baltimore to Reedbird Ave. in Cherry Hill, is currently underway. The $1.8 million study is funded by a $1.1 million federal TIGER Grant and $700,000 from Baltimore City.

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
×
Arena Football League Franchise Coming to Baltimore

Arena Football League Franchise Coming to Baltimore

Ted Leonsis’ Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) has announced the acquisition of an Arena Football League (AFL) team which will play in Baltimore starting next spring at Royal Farms Arena.

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Affordable Housing and Local Hiring at Port Covington Highlight New MOU with Baltimore City

Affordable Housing and Local Hiring at Port Covington Highlight New MOU with Baltimore City

Last Thursday, executives from Sagamore Development (Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank’s real estate company), Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Council members, and local activists gathered at City Garage in South Baltimore to announce a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sagamore and the City of Baltimore for the 260-acre Port Covington redevelopment project.

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Ventures Taking Over Baltimore Water Taxi Services

Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Ventures Taking Over Baltimore Water Taxi Services

The first new boat will be in service later this year, custom-built in Baltimore by MAPC, a maritime design and manufacturing company located near the South Baltimore neighborhood of Brooklyn that will hire 30 new welders and craftsmen thanks to this deal.

| August 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
×
Sagamore Reaches Community Benefits Agreement with Neighborhoods South of Port Covington

Sagamore Reaches Community Benefits Agreement with Neighborhoods South of Port Covington

Yesterday, Sagamore Development, the team behind the proposed 260-acre Port Covington Master Plan, reached a community benefits agreement with the South Baltimore Six Coalition (SB6).

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Port Covington Master Plan Receives Unanimous Approval from Planning Commission

Port Covington Master Plan Receives Unanimous Approval from Planning Commission

The Baltimore City Planning Department’s Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the 260-acre Sagamore Development Master Plan last evening. This follows the recommendation by the staff of the Planning Department to approve the plan.

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Port Covington Master Plan Receives Overwhelming Support at Public Hearing

Port Covington Master Plan Receives Overwhelming Support at Public Hearing

Sagamore Development’s Port Covington Master Plan received overwhelming support on Wednesday at its Presentation and Public Testimony at the Baltimore City Planning Department.

| June 3, 2016 | 2 Comments
×
Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Yesterday Democrats and Republicans voted as part of the primary process. Individuals could only vote for candidates from the party they are registered to.

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Election Day Ballot Preview

Election Day Ballot Preview

The polls are open tomorrow from 7am to 8pm. Find your polling location and what district you belong to here (note, South Baltimore and Southwest Baltimore have different City Council and congressional districts.)

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
×
Breaking Down the Infrastructure Proposal for Port Covington

Breaking Down the Infrastructure Proposal for Port Covington

Sagamore is proposing $534,795,000 in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) from Baltimore City to finance public infrastructure including roads, bridges, utilities, sewers, waterlines, shoreline remediation, walkways, and parks.

| March 14, 2016 | 1 Comments
×