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Ruben’s Mexican Food Opens Brooklyn Park Location, Opening Washington, D.C. Location

Ruben’s Mexican Food Opens Brooklyn Park Location, Opening Washington, D.C. Location

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Federal Hill restaurant Ruben’s Mexican Food has opened a second location at 5502 Governor Ritchie Hwy. in Brooklyn Park. The new Ruben’s is inside of an American gas station.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pig Roast at Little Havana, Guinness Open Gate Brewery 3rd Anniversary, Station North Art Walk, The Diamondback Summer Games, I Love the 90’s Bash, Ravens Stadium Practice and Fireworks Show, farmers’ markets, free outdoor fitness, and more!

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Video: Fox45 Hosts a Town Hall on Crime in Federal Hill

Video: Fox45 Hosts a Town Hall on Crime in Federal Hill

| July 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week, Fox45 held a Town Hall focused on crime at Illusions Magic Bar in Federal Hill. The panelists were Ian Neuman, president of the Federal Hill Neighborhood Patrol; former South Baltimore resident Spenser Weidman; and former candidates for mayor and South Baltimore residents Bob Wallace and Thiru Vignarajah.

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Topgolf Construction Opens Up Waterfront Views of The Middle Branch

Topgolf Construction Opens Up Waterfront Views of The Middle Branch

| July 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Topgolf construction at 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area has opened up previously-obstructed views of Ridgely’s Cove of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. The construction demolished the former Animal Control and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) site, and part of the project undertakes improvements to the adjacent trail and park located behind Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s parking garage and along the Gwynns Falls Trail.

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Prepared Meal Service ‘Yes Chef’ Opening Retail Marketplace at McHenry Row

Prepared Meal Service ‘Yes Chef’ Opening Retail Marketplace at McHenry Row

| July 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Prepared meal service Yes Chef is opening a commercial kitchen and retail marketplace at McHenry Row in Locust Point. It fills a 1,700 sq. ft. retail space formerly occupied by The Urban Oyster.

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Groundwork Kitchen by Paul’s Place Opens in Pigtown

Groundwork Kitchen by Paul’s Place Opens in Pigtown

| July 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Groundwork Kitchen, a $10-million, 14,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop at 925 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown, opened its first phase last week. The carryout shop is now open with the rest of the offerings slated to open in the coming months. This is a project by Paul’s Place which as been a part of the Pigtown community for 36 years.

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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $6 Million for Local Park Improvements

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $6 Million for Local Park Improvements

| July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) is excited to announce $6 million of needed investments in neighborhoods across South Baltimore in coordination with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks. This will include long-planned, but until now unfunded, improvements to Carroll Park in Pigtown, Florence Cummins Park in Westport, and Solo Gibbs Park in Sharp-Leadenhall.

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Brooklyn’s ‘Main Street Music Series’ with Caleb Stine this Sunday

Brooklyn’s ‘Main Street Music Series’ with Caleb Stine this Sunday

| July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Listen to Baltimore folk singer Caleb Stone Sunday at noon in Brooklyn.

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SOBO Strength and Performance Open House and Grand Opening on Saturday

SOBO Strength and Performance Open House and Grand Opening on Saturday

| July 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Come join us open house style on Saturday, July 24th from 11am-2pm to tour the facility, get to know our team, and learn about our training values. We will also have food and drink from Barracudas Locust Point. 

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Three New Four-Story Townhomes Approved for the 1800 Block of Marshall Street

Three New Four-Story Townhomes Approved for the 1800 Block of Marshall Street

| July 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

A plan has been approved by the Baltimore City Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals (BMZA) for three new four-story, 2,680 sq. ft. townhomes at 1815 Marshall St. in the South Baltimore Neighborhood. The homes would replace five garages and a grass lot. The plan was submitted by NW2 Engineers.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| July 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

A smoke shop opens in Federal Hill, a collectors shop closes in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Locust Point, a salon relocation in Locust Point, two Pigtown relocations, and a hotel Downtown will become apartments. Get caught up!

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ZeroFox Acquires Phoenix-Based Company, Reopens South Baltimore Office

ZeroFox Acquires Phoenix-Based Company, Reopens South Baltimore Office

| July 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

ZeroFox, the South Baltimore-based external threat intelligence and protection company, has made its second corporate acquisition in the last nine months with its recent purchase of Phoenix-based Vigilante.

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Southrn’ Spice Now Open at Cross Street Market

Southrn’ Spice Now Open at Cross Street Market

| July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Southern food stall Southrn’ Spice is now open at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. Southrn’ Spice, which opened last month, takes over a stall that was vacated by Royal Farms Chicken earlier this year.

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Tech Startup ‘Wire Pulse’ Relocates from Chicago to South Baltimore

Tech Startup ‘Wire Pulse’ Relocates from Chicago to South Baltimore

| July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Wire Pulse Inc., a technology company that provides digital solutions to the utilities, industrial wire supply, and installation industries, has relocated from Chicago to South Baltimore. Wire Pulse’s new offices are at the BGE campus at 1899 Leadenhall St. in South Baltimore.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Beer Week, Domino Sugar Re-Light the Night, Hot Country Nights, Viva La Vida Pop-Up Market, Whiskey on the Waterfront, Wings of Love – Kuwait Adoption event, outdoor fitness, flea markets, and farmers’ markets.

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Featured Listing: Three-Bedroom Federal Hill Home with Original Details, Two-Car Parking, and a Rooftop Deck

Featured Listing: Three-Bedroom Federal Hill Home with Original Details, Two-Car Parking, and a Rooftop Deck

| July 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

WELCOME HOME TO 1513 S. CHARLES STREET. THE HOME FEATURES 2 CAR PARKING, A ROOF DECK, ORIGINAL HARDWOOD FLOORS, AND AN EXTRA WIDE 14’9 FT LOT MAKING FOR A WONDERFUL LIVING SPACE THROUGHOUT. IT IS CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON CHARLES STREET JUST A SHORT WALK TO THE BARS AND RESTAURANTS OF CROSS STREET MARKET, THE ORIOLES AND RAVENS STADIUM, AND THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

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Ravens Announce Free Stadium Practice and Fireworks and Laser Show on July 31st

Ravens Announce Free Stadium Practice and Fireworks and Laser Show on July 31st

| July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ravens have scheduled a free/open practice at M&T Bank Stadium on July 31. The practice, which starts at 6 p.m., will conclude with a fireworks/laser show at 9 p.m.

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Five Black-Owned Retail Businesses to Receive Grant Funding and Open Downtown

Five Black-Owned Retail Businesses to Receive Grant Funding and Open Downtown

| July 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore today announced the first group of five entrepreneurs selected for an innovative new program to attract and support Black-owned retail businesses in Downtown Baltimore neighborhoods.

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Garth Brooks to Perform at M&T Bank Stadium on October 2nd

Garth Brooks to Perform at M&T Bank Stadium on October 2nd

| July 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour, presented by Amazon Music, is bringing the No. 1 selling solo artist in U.S. history to Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium for the first time. The concert – to be held rain or shine – is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.

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New Mural Added to Cross Street Market Facade

New Mural Added to Cross Street Market Facade

| July 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

The colorful mural features elements of the Baltimore and Maryland flags, Federal Hill Park, food and drinks, a section reading “The Heart of Federal Hill,” and the Stella Artois logo.

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One Tennis Court Resurfaced at Solo Gibbs Park, One Tennis Court Removed

One Tennis Court Resurfaced at Solo Gibbs Park, One Tennis Court Removed

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Improvements are beginning at Solo Gibbs Park in Sharp-Leadenhall as Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP) is investing in the tennis courts on the northern section of park.

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Federal Hill Fire Damages Six Homes

Federal Hill Fire Damages Six Homes

| July 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

All occupants managed to escape while firefighters worked to extinguish the fire. No injuries reported and the cause is under investigation.

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Weekend Events Around Town

Weekend Events Around Town

| July 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

O’s vs. Blue Jays and White Sox, Yoga at the Zoo, Maryland German Festival, B&O Rail Sale, Margarita Madness, Riverside Summer Concert Series, cocktail events, free outdoor fitness, and farmers’ markets. Have fun!

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‘Buck Wild Dog Training’ Opens Studio in Federal Hill

‘Buck Wild Dog Training’ Opens Studio in Federal Hill

| July 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

Buck Wild Dog Training has opened a store and studio at 1126 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The approximately 1,000 sq. ft. space was previously the home of Espirt de Couture.

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Barracudas Planning its Comeback, Thankful for Neighborhood Support

Barracudas Planning its Comeback, Thankful for Neighborhood Support

| July 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

“Our staff and community really came together. It’s us and our customers that make Barracudas. And, as long as we have all of us here, we’ll be okay,” said Barracudas General Manager Samantha Stinchcomb. 

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Riverside Summer Concert Series Returns This Sunday

Riverside Summer Concert Series Returns This Sunday

| July 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Riverside Summer Concert Series, presented by Domino Sugar, is back each Second Sunday July – September at 5pm!

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Barracudas Closes Temporarily After Fire

Barracudas Closes Temporarily After Fire

| July 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, July 4th, a fire started at Barracudas in Locust Point. The Baltimore Fire Department arrived at the scene to extinguish the fire, and the restaurant closed immediately after. There were no injuries.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| July 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD)  Crime Map, the following crimes were reported in the last 30 days in South Baltimore.

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4th of July Weekend Events Around Baltimore

4th of July Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Great weekend events to celebrate Independence Day including parades in Federal Hill, Catonsville, Dundalk, and Towson; a light show and sign relighting at Domino Sugar, plus Jazzy Sumer Nights, whiskey events, free fitness, and farmers’ markets.

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Domino Sugar Light Show and Sign Relighting Scheduled for July 4th

Domino Sugar Light Show and Sign Relighting Scheduled for July 4th

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Domino Sugar is relighting its new sign for the first time on the 4th of July. The lights will go on for the first time at 930pm.

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Culinary Incubator and Event Space Planned for West Baltimore Street in Union Square

Culinary Incubator and Event Space Planned for West Baltimore Street in Union Square

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Siblings Ashley and Kenneth Watson are planning a culinary incubator and event space at 1411 W. Baltimore St. in Union Square/Franklin Square. The Watsons have acquired the vacant three-story, 4,500 sq. ft. building and will be completing a $350,000-renovation. The building will be called Project 1411.

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TWISB Podcast Episode 14: Discussing Real Estate Development and New Restaurants in South Baltimore

TWISB Podcast Episode 14: Discussing Real Estate Development and New Restaurants in South Baltimore

| June 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

On Episode 14 of This Week in South Baltimore, Kevin and Nate discuss all the development projects around South Baltimore including One Westport, Port Covington, Baltimore Arena, and Banner Row Townhomes. They also cover restaurant news including the new Hammerjacks concept, No Way Rose from Ashish Alfred, new businesses at Cross Street Market, vegan restaurants for the Inner Harbor, and changes at Sagamore Spirit.

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Culinary Architecture Expands its Specialty Grocery Store in Pigtown

Culinary Architecture Expands its Specialty Grocery Store in Pigtown

| June 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Pigtown specialty grocery store Culinary Architecture at 767 Washington Blvd. has expanded into the adjacent retail space at 765 Washington Blvd. This retail space, which adds about 1,800 sq. ft. to Culinary Architecture’s footprint, was the former home of HomeFree USA.

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