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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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Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

 Waterfront Partnership unveiled its Harbor Heartbeat Report. This brand-new report expands the scope of the report card issued in previous years to cover seven key indicators of harbor health: fecal bacteria, sewer repairs, pollution tracking, litter and debris, restoration projects, ecosystem health, and volunteering.

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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BOPA Announces 16 Free Concerts in New SoBo Summer Music Series

BOPA Announces 16 Free Concerts in New SoBo Summer Music Series

The SoBo Summer Music Series is a sequence of free concerts at various locations throughout South Baltimore featuring jazz, blues and contemporary house music.

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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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Councilmen Costello and Reisinger Call for Immediate Repairs to the Hanover Street Bridge

Councilmen Costello and Reisinger Call for Immediate Repairs to the Hanover Street Bridge

In a letter to DOT Director Michelle Pourciau the Councilmen said, “We believe the bridge must be “re-decked” immediately, regardless of estimated cost or existing priority.”

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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