Port Covington

Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

The long wait is over for a smooth new driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge. Over the weekend, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) applied a new asphalt surface on top of the bridge’s concrete deck. Check out pictures of the new look bridge.

| August 20, 2018 | 1 Comments
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267-Unit Apartment Building Planned for the 1800 South Hanover Street in South Baltimore

267-Unit Apartment Building Planned for the 1800 South Hanover Street in South Baltimore

Caves Valley Partners is selling what it is calling the northern 40% of the land it assembled at 1800 and 1900 S. Hanover St. to Wood Partners, which is proposing a 267-apartment, 367-parking space building with additional retail.

| August 20, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Middleton & Meads Relocating from South Baltimore Neighborhood to Carroll-Camden Industrial Area

Middleton & Meads Relocating from South Baltimore Neighborhood to Carroll-Camden Industrial Area

Middleton & Meads has been repairing trucks, fire equipment, and buses in Baltimore for more than 100 years, and has made its home at 1900 S. Hanover St. in the South Baltimore Neighborhood since 1969. Last year, the company sold its property to developers Caves Valley Partners (CVP) thus expediting a search for its next home.

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Drivers in the area will have to wait a little bit longer for a smoother driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the possibility of inclement weather. The Baltimore City The Department of Transportation (DOT) is working to reschedule the project. 

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Hometown Sample Sale this Weekend in Port Covington

Under Armour Hometown Sample Sale this Weekend in Port Covington

Proceeds from the Hometown Sample Sale will benefit Bon Secours Community Works, Heart of America, and the Fund for Educational Excellence

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

Drivers will have to wait a bit longer for a smooth surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the potential for inclement weather.

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Waterfront Outdoor Bar and Event Space ‘South Point’ Opening at West Covington Park in Port Covington

Waterfront Outdoor Bar and Event Space ‘South Point’ Opening at West Covington Park in Port Covington

South Point will offer a menu by local chef Patrick Morrow that is focused on “open-air South American barbecue cuisine” as well as fare from a rotating group of local food trucks and vendors. South Point will also serve alcoholic beverages and host Friday and Saturday happy hours.

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

Hanover Street Bridge To Close Over the Weekend for Resurfacing Project

A long-awaited resurfacing of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, will take place over the weekend. The bridge will be closed during this time.

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Installed at West Covington Park in Port Covington

South Baltimoreans have a new spot for outdoor fitness as the Port Covington Development Team has installed outdoor fitness equipment at West Covington Park along an existing bike path. This is the newest addition to the 235-acre Port Covington redevelopment project.

| July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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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Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Entertainment Launches to Bring Events to Port Covington, Matisyahu and Talib Kweli Playing Shows This Weekend

Weller Development Company, which is leading the development of Sagamore Development Company and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group’s 235-acrew Port Covington redevelopment project, announced the launch of Weller Entertainment LLC this week. As an experiential marketing and production company, Weller Entertainment’s mission is to draw people to Port Covington through events and community engagement. 

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Posts Installed on Hanover Street to Prevent Illegal U-Turns onto I-95 South

Posts Installed on Hanover Street to Prevent Illegal U-Turns onto I-95 South

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) has installed flex posts in between the two center lanes on S. Hanover St. near McComas St. in Port Covington to prevent illegal U-turns onto the I-95 South on-ramp. DOT Public Relations Officer Kathy Dominick told SouthBMore.com that DOT has received citizen complaints about this issue.

| May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Census: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Census: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Ever wondered how many places there are to eat in South Baltimore? Us too. SouthBMore.com has compiled an unofficial “census” of all the places to eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula. The census breaks these places into categories and also looks at new places that will be coming to the area. Also, as recent restaurant closures have become a common talking point in Baltimore, the census looks at the area’s vacancy rate too.

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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CSX Transfers Staging from Locust Point Rail Yard

CSX Transfers Staging from Locust Point Rail Yard

CSX closed the Locust Point Yard at the end of April. Open since 1854, the Locust Point Yard stored and switched train cars along I-95 between the South Baltimore and Riverside neighborhoods and Port Covington. The largest space at the Locust Point Yard is just south of Riverside Park.

| May 3, 2018 | 2 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A couple restaurant buildings are on the market, the former Light St. library is up for lease, a local company expands, a Port Covington robotics company is leaving Maryland, and Pier Six has a new name.

| May 2, 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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Goldman Sachs Explains Why It Invested $233 Million in Port Covington

Goldman Sachs Explains Why It Invested $233 Million in Port Covington

“Between the real estate, the team, the impacts, the scale, I think the opportunity is, not to be dramatic, but pretty once-in-a-lifetime. “

| April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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