Port Covington

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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Phase 1B Gets Underway at Port Covington

Phase 1B Gets Underway at Port Covington

Work is underway on Phase 1B at the 235-acre Port Covington Development by Sagamore Development Company. This phase will add new infrastructure and buildings on the fields around The Baltimore Sun’s Sun Park facility. The property is bordered by Hanover St., McComas St., and Cromwell St.

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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New Port Covington Bike Path to Run Underneath the Hanover Street Bridge

New Port Covington Bike Path to Run Underneath the Hanover Street Bridge

The Port Covington bike path and trail system continues to expand as construction has begun on an extension of a path that will run underneath the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge on S. Hanover St. The path will connect West Covington Park to the parking lots adjacent to Nick’s Fish House and Locke Insulators.

| April 4, 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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Hanover Street Bridge To Be Resurfaced This Spring

Hanover Street Bridge To Be Resurfaced This Spring

The bridge will undergo short-term repairs to buy time as DOT studies the long-term future which could include more extensive repairs or the construction of a new bridge.

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Fixer-Upper with Parking on Hanover Street Near Port Covington

Tuesdays Under 250: Fixer-Upper with Parking on Hanover Street Near Port Covington

This two-bedroom South Baltimore rowhome is just two blocks from the 235-acre Port Covington redevelopment and across the street from an upcoming two-block, mixed-used development from Caves Valley Partners. This fixer-upper features a large kitchen, a patio that can be opened up into a parking pad, and an unfinished basement with nearly seven-foot ceilings.

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Former Schuster Concrete Building Was Proposed as Amazon’s First Port Covington Office

Former Schuster Concrete Building Was Proposed as Amazon’s First Port Covington Office

The proposal noted that the 97,000 sq. ft. building constructed in 1920 could be expanded up to 500,000 sq. ft. with a four-story addition behind the front facade.

| February 16, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Amazon Emphasizes Tech Talent as Baltimore Misses HQ2 Final 20

Amazon Emphasizes Tech Talent as Baltimore Misses HQ2 Final 20

“We heard a lot of the things Amazon liked, but they didn’t get to the negative,” said Geddes.

| February 15, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Under Armour’s Stock Rises 23% After Stronger-Than-Expected 2017 Fourth Quarter Review

Under Armour’s Stock Rises 23% After Stronger-Than-Expected 2017 Fourth Quarter Review

“After years of rapid growth and building a globally recognized brand, the dynamic landscape of 2017 was a catalyst for us to begin strategically transforming Under Armour into an operationally excellent company,” said Under Armour Chairman and CEO Kevin Plank.

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
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New Path Planned for Underneath Hanover Street in Port Covington

New Path Planned for Underneath Hanover Street in Port Covington

In an effort to improve pedestrian access to Port Covington, Sagamore Development Company, the team behind the 235-acre Port Covington redevelopment, is planning a new bicycle and pedestrian path underneath S. Hanover St. The path will connect to The Baltimore Sun’s Sun Park facility and the surrounding properties.

| February 12, 2018 | 1 Comments
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