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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A taco restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives coming to Downtown, a holiday circus in Pigtown, a beer made by two South Baltimore companies, a burrito-eating competition for a good cause, the Christmas Village returns, and high praise for a Riverside restaurant.

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
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414 Light Street Skyscraper in the Inner Harbor Reaches Final Height of 44 Stories

414 Light Street Skyscraper in the Inner Harbor Reaches Final Height of 44 Stories

Questar announced the topping-out of 414 Light Street, its luxury apartment building that is currently under construction in Otterbein/Inner Harbor. The 44-story tower has reached its final height of 500 feet, making it the tallest residential tower in the state of Maryland.

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Downtown Partnership and Waterfront Partnership Launch Peace Ambassador Program for Teenagers

Downtown Partnership and Waterfront Partnership Launch Peace Ambassador Program for Teenagers

Two local nonprofits, the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, have teamed up to support a Peace Ambassador program at the Inner Harbor and in Charles Center, two neighborhoods that draw large numbers of students throughout the year.

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

“We need to strengthen the juvenile justice system in Maryland, and I know our Delegates here tonight will help me in Annapolis,” said Commissioner Davis. “Juvenile justice was written at a time when juveniles got involved with mischief. They maybe stole a car, that was the worst thing they would do. Today’s juveniles are involved in far more serious crimes, and the consequences just aren’t there for them to face.”

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Current and Future Park Improvements in South Baltimore

Current and Future Park Improvements in South Baltimore

South Baltimore has many parks which are popular gathering places for sports, fitness, dog walking, children’s activities, events, relaxing, and learning about Baltimore history. Many park improvements, which are either underway or in planning, will take many of these parks to the next level. Here’s a look at the plans for these local parks/

| October 26, 2017 | 1 Comments
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Before and After Overhead Maps of South Baltimore Development

Before and After Overhead Maps of South Baltimore Development

A look at some before and after shots of South Baltimore redevelopment projects that have been in process or completed over the last few years using the overhead shots from Apple Maps as the before shots and the overhead shots from Google Maps for the after shots.

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Traffic Modifications for This Saturday’s Baltimore Running Festival

Traffic Modifications for This Saturday’s Baltimore Running Festival

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 17th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Rash Field Skatepark to Honor Memory of South Baltimore Resident Jake Owen

Rash Field Skatepark to Honor Memory of South Baltimore Resident Jake Owen

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore will begin work on the redevelopment of Rash Field next summer. Last week, Waterfront Partnership announced the skatepark at Rash Field will be named “Jake’s Skatepark” in memory of Jake Owen, a South Baltimore resident, avid skater, and sports lover, who was killed in 2011 when he was five years old by a cell phone-distracted driver.

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Construction to Begin on the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection in November

Construction to Begin on the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection in November

After seven years of planning and community meetings, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin the reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. intersection in November.

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

I Heart the 90’s Party is back from Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, highly-anticipated restaurants open in Locust Point and Port Covington, a new sports bar coming to the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Bike Share suspended, and two Pigtown businesses close.

| September 20, 2017 | 1 Comments
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M&T Bank Moving to 155,000 sq. ft. Office at New 28-Story Building on Light Street

M&T Bank Moving to 155,000 sq. ft. Office at New 28-Story Building on Light Street

M&T Bank announced last week that its Mid-Atlantic headquarters will move to a new 28-story building being constructed at 1 Light St. in Downtown. M&T Bank will occupy 155,000 sq. ft. on six floors of the building – called One Light Street – and will open a full-service branch on the building’s ground floor at the corner of Light and Redwood St.

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Hosts ‘I Heart the 90’s Dance Party’ on September 22nd

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Hosts ‘I Heart the 90’s Dance Party’ on September 22nd

Get jiggy with us on September 22, 2017 at Power Plant LIVE! We’ll be kicking it old school with live music from 90’s cover band, the Bayside Tigers! Costume contests, dance contests, food and drink, a VIP lounge, and 90’s memories galore, the event will bring together supporters far and wide to celebrate UCF’s founding in 1997 and raise awareness for the young adult cancer fight.

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
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New Pavilion and Café Designs Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

New Pavilion and Café Designs Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

Richard Burns of UDARP said “development of this project has been really terrific and this could be one of the biggest attractions in the City.” He also compared its potential to that of Millennium Park in Chicago and The High Line in New York City.

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new restaurant Downtown, a fundraiser for Texas, construction begins on the new post office, a long-vacant Downtown building get new life, award-winning South Baltimore businesses, a pizza place is expanding, and a Federal Hill business is acquired.

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Blast Moving Its Home Games to Towson University

Baltimore Blast Moving Its Home Games to Towson University

The Baltimore Blast announced that it is relocating its home games next season from the Royal Farms Arena in Downtown to SECU Arena at Towson University. Royal Farms Arena holds 11,286 fans for indoor soccer and SECU Arena will hold 4,000.

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

The selections receiving the most votes during the multiple choice round will be crowned SouthBMore’s Best. All winners will be announced at SouthBMore’s Best Bash on Thursday, September 14th from 7pm to 10pm at Little Havana.

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Lineup Announced for the Baltimore Book Festival at the Inner Harbor in September

Lineup Announced for the Baltimore Book Festival at the Inner Harbor in September

In addition to the hundreds of author appearances and book signings, the Baltimore Book festival features more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, a full schedule of readings on multiple stages, cooking demonstrations and samplings by renowned chefs, poetry readings, workshops, panel discussions, storytellers, children’s activities, live music and a one hundred percent local food and craft beverage program.

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
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