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GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District.

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Returns This Sunday

Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar Returns This Sunday

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the return of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar for its 41st season on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The market runs Sundays from 7am until noon through December 23, 2018. To celebrate opening day, the band Ebb & Nova performs their acoustic stylings live at the market starting at 10am.

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Iron Rooster is putting on a Build a Better Burger competition that offers a chance to win 100 burgers, four South Baltimore restaurants named in Baltimore Magazine’s 50 Best, a new IHOP is coming, a Downtown restaurant closes, and reggae group The Original Wailers are coming to Port Covington.

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Makes Final 23 Cities in North America’s World Cup Bid

Baltimore Makes Final 23 Cities in North America’s World Cup Bid

The North American bid, which includes Canada, Mexico, and the United States, submitted its formal bid last Friday and will compete against Morocco in FIFA’s June 13th vote to decide the host of the 2026 World Cup.

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Army/Navy Baseball Doubleheader Coming to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on March 25th

Army/Navy Baseball Doubleheader Coming to Oriole Park at Camden Yards on March 25th

The Orioles and the United States Naval Academy announced a partnership that includes an Army vs. Navy doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Navy Day at the ballpark, and an Orioles exhibition game in Annapolis.

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Preliminary Designs Revealed for Jake’s Skatepark at the Inner Harbor’s Rash Field

Preliminary Designs Revealed for Jake’s Skatepark at the Inner Harbor’s Rash Field

The preliminary design shows a concrete park with bowls, a halfpipe, banks, a set of stairs with a hand rail, ledges, flat ground areas, and benches. The park is surrounded by a black metal fence. Learn about the budget for this project, when it could start, and how it is fundraising.

| February 28, 2018 | 3 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two Federal Hill businesses are closing; a Federal Hill company’s products featured in PyeongChang; a proposal to build Baltimore’s new tallest building Downtown; Under Armour makes donations to Baltimore City recreation; and a new exhibit at BMI.

| February 23, 2018 | 5 Comments
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Baltimore City Offering Amnesty from Parking Citation Penalties Today and Tomorrow

Baltimore City Offering Amnesty from Parking Citation Penalties Today and Tomorrow

On February 1 and 2, 2018, the City will offer a 2-day Parking Amnesty from the payment of penalties associated with unpaid parking citations. Get the details.

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection Begins

Reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection Begins

After seven years of planning and community meetings, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) began work this month on the reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. intersection.

| January 31, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Ravens Begin Construction on Escalators and New Suites at M&T Bank Stadium

Ravens Begin Construction on Escalators and New Suites at M&T Bank Stadium

The Ravens and Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA) have begun construction of Phase 2 of a $144-million investment in M&T Bank Stadium. Get the details of what’s included in this round of construction.

| January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Federal Hill carryout restaurant closes; a Federal Hill boutique expands; two Annapolis restaurants are opening locations Downtown; a large retailer closes at Harborplace; and a chance to get a big grant for a home in SoWeBo.

| January 15, 2018 | 1 Comments
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The Baltimore Sun to Move 300 Employees to Its Port Covington Building

The Baltimore Sun to Move 300 Employees to Its Port Covington Building

In 1988, The Baltimore Sun built Sun Park in Port Covington for its printing facility. Now in 2018, the newspaper is finalizing a deal to move most of its operation to the South Baltimore facility. The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced last Thursday that it is looking to move its approximately 300 employees to a renovated space at Sun Park this summer.

| January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Ebenezer Ethiopian Restaurant Relocating to the Former Camden Pub in Ridgely’s Delight

Ebenezer Ethiopian Restaurant Relocating to the Former Camden Pub in Ridgely’s Delight

After 10 years at 821 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown, Ebenezer Ethiopian Restaurant is moving to the former Camden Pub space at 647 W. Pratt St. in Ridgely’s Delight/Downtown. Camden Pub closed last year after 25 years at the location.

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Professional and World Cup Soccer games could be coming to South Baltimore; a new train station to begin construction soon at Camden Yards; a new business for Pigtown; a restaurant closes in Federal Hill; and a South Baltimore business adds a D.C. location.

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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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