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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
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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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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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Trash Wheel Coming To Masonville Cove in South Baltimore’s Middle Branch

Trash Wheel Coming To Masonville Cove in South Baltimore’s Middle Branch

The new trash wheel will intercept trash that collects from storm drains in the Masonville Cove Tributary Watershed. The South Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay are included in this watershed, along with portions of Pasadena in Anne Arundel County.

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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
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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
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The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership Surpasses 2.5 Million Oysters Planted in the Patapsco River

The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership Surpasses 2.5 Million Oysters Planted in the Patapsco River

A surging number of business representatives, students and other volunteers have successfully raised thousands of oysters in the Inner Harbor as part of the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership. In less than two years, the partners are more than halfway toward a five-year goal of planting 5 million oysters at Fort Carroll sanctuary reef in the Patapsco River.

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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
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Meeting the Team of Veterans Running Baltimore BikeShare

Meeting the Team of Veterans Running Baltimore BikeShare

The Corps Logistics’ team is comprised of 12 employees from The Baltimore Station. “Helping homeless veterans is the most rewarding thing,” said Duffney. “I want them to know they are loved and cared for. Over the years so many people have offered to help them and have let them down.”

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
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New “Baltimore” Signs Installed at City/County Lines in South Baltimore and Around City

New “Baltimore” Signs Installed at City/County Lines in South Baltimore and Around City

Bold new signs have been installed around Baltimore City at various locations where the city meets Baltimore County and Anne Arundel County. The 15 new “Baltimore” signs, which have vertically-stacked letters that let drivers and pedestrians know they have entered the city, are inspired by the iconic Baltimore sign at the entrance of Baltimore City on I-295.

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
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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
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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
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An update on DiPasquale’s, renovations to begin at Harborplace, closings in Federal Hill, new jobs in Morrell Park, and a restaurant begins construction.

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Blue Moon on Food Network, a major investment in Hollins Market, two new businesses for Federal Hill, and the First Lady visits The Baltimore Station.

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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
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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
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