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Archdiocese Plans to Close Two of the  South Baltimore Peninsula’s Catholic Churches

Archdiocese Plans to Close Two of the South Baltimore Peninsula’s Catholic Churches

| April 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Under the plan, St. Mary Star of the Sea in Federal Hill and Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point will close. Holy Cross in Federal Hill will remain a worship site for the Catholic Community of South Baltimore (CCSB) and Pigtown’s Transfiguration Catholic Community will remain open and merge into CCSB. A community effort is underway to save Our Lady of Good Counsel. There is additional community support for St. Mary Star of the Sea.

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Temporary Shipping Channel to Open at Francis Scott Key Bridge on Thursday

Temporary Shipping Channel to Open at Francis Scott Key Bridge on Thursday

| April 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has announced that a 35-foot deep channel called the Fort McHenry Limited Access Channel will open on Thursday, April 25 until 6 am on Monday, April 29 or Tuesday, April 30 if weather impacts transits.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

Two aggravated assaults in Federal Hill, a robbery and aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor, and burglaries and auto thefts around the area.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

A donut shop closes, a brewery expands to the county, a tanning salon reopens, a salon celebrates 20 years, a tattoo shop opens, and a new title company on Fort Avenue.

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Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

The menu features wing platters ranging from five to 50 pieces with the option of regular wings, boneless wings, and whole wings. Wet flavors are wet ghost pepper, hot, mild, Japanese teriyaki, tikka masala, Asian sweet chili, mango habanero, honey mustard, and BBQ. Dry rub flavors are al pastor, chipotle, dry ghost pepper, garlic pepper, Old Bay, lemon pepper, jerk, ranch, and cajun.

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Herc Rentals Leases 30,892 Sq. Ft. in Fairfield

Herc Rentals Leases 30,892 Sq. Ft. in Fairfield

| April 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Heavy equipment rental company Herc Rentals Inc. has signed a lease with Alterra Property Group for 30,892 sq. ft. of space at 1200 Chesapeake Ave. in Fairfield in South Baltimore. Herc, which expects to occupy the 8.19-acre site by the end of year, is based in Florida and has more than 400 branches in the United States and Canada.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

| April 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, guest host Jen Walker interviews Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens. Gene’s Greens has a farm in Westminster, hosts a farmers market at Silo Point in Locust Point, and has a home delivery CSA that serves different communities including South Balitmore. Edwards talks about his evolution from a gardener to a farmer, how he delivers his produce to the community, and the day-to-day life a small-business farmer in Maryland.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Beethoven Symphony, Mamma Mia, Sagamore Spirit Anniversary, Old Time Music Festival, Nate Jackson, Chelsea Handler, Super Freak, and lots of live music and anniversary parties.

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Photo Tour of the Riverside Park Renovations

Photo Tour of the Riverside Park Renovations

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The renovation of the athletic facilities at Riverside Park is near completion and expected to reopen in June. The City’s contractor McDonnell Landscape, LLC is undertaking the $2,360,000 project.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

Two aggravated assaults in Barre Circle, a robbery at the Inner Harbor, three aggravated assaults in Pigtown, an aggravated assault and robbery in Hollins Market, two robberies in Union Square, and burglaries and auto thefts around the area.

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‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The name Batter Up is a play on words that honors Baltimore’s love for sports (the Orioles in this case) and pancake batter as pancakes are “the star of the show” at this new restaurant. The decor will be baseball-themed, and the staff working the counter will have umpire-themed uniforms.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

O’s/Brewers (Jackson Holiday T-Shirt, Early Bird Saturday, Kids Opening Day, Peninsula Schools Day), The Legwarmers, Glass Art, BSO Prohibition, Mini Makers Market, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market is back, and lots of live music!

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Councilman Eric Costello

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Councilman Eric Costello

| April 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, Kevin Lynch interviews District 11 Councilman Eric T. Costello. Councilman Costello has been in office for almost 10 years and is seeking reelection next month. He is being challenged by Federal Hill resident Zac Blanchard. Lynch and Councilman Costello discuss Councilman Costello’s arrival in South Baltimore following an upbringing in Binghamton, New York; his ascend to Councilman after being President of Federal Hill Neighborhood Association; the day-to-day joys and challenges of being on the City Council; his quest for reelection; and his thoughts on topics such as Digital Harbor High School, crime, development, and local business.

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German-Style Wine Village Returning to the Inner Harbor in May

German-Style Wine Village Returning to the Inner Harbor in May

| April 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

Wine Village in Baltimore is modeled after wine villages that pop up in villages across Germany’s wine regions starting every April and May. Wine Village takes inspiration from Germany’s authentic and casual wine traditions, while also featuring some other crowd favorites that come every holiday season from Baltimore’s Christmas Village.

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H&S Bakery’s ‘Kneads Bakeshop’ Hosting Pop-Up on Fort Ave.

H&S Bakery’s ‘Kneads Bakeshop’ Hosting Pop-Up on Fort Ave.

| April 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Kneads Bakeshop, a bakery and cafe by H&S Bakery, is opening a pop-up location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of The Loyal Oyster.

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‘Buffalo Wild Wings’ Carryout Concept Coming to Southside Marketplace

‘Buffalo Wild Wings’ Carryout Concept Coming to Southside Marketplace

| April 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Buffalo Wild Wings Go, the carryout-only version of the popular sports bar chain Buffalo Wild Wings, is opening a location at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point. Buffalo Wild Wings Go takes over a 1,500 sq. ft. space that was formerly a cleaners that relocated to McHenry Row.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 9, 2024 | 0 Comments

A robbery and homicide at the Inner Harbor, an aggravated assault in Pigtown, and auto thefts, burglaries, and larcenies around the area.

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Brunch Restaurant ‘Easy Like Sunday’ Coming to McHenry Row

Brunch Restaurant ‘Easy Like Sunday’ Coming to McHenry Row

| April 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

Easy Like Sunday, a breakfast and brunch restaurant, is coming to McHenry Row in Locust Point. Easy Like Sunday takes over the approximately 5,000 sq. ft. retail space vacated by Iron Rooster.

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Baltimore Shipping Channel Expected to Partially Reopen by End of April, Fully by End of May

Baltimore Shipping Channel Expected to Partially Reopen by End of April, Fully by End of May

| April 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District continues working with local, state and federal partners to clear the wreckage along the Fort McHenry Channel following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, engineers have determined a tentative timeline for the restoration for safe navigation in and out of the Port of Baltimore.

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Ravens Pushing to Bring the NFL Draft to Baltimore

Ravens Pushing to Bring the NFL Draft to Baltimore

| April 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

The NFL Draft has evolved into one of the biggest sporting events in America and the Ravens are making a push to bring it to Baltimore. The NFL Draft is a three-day event that takes places every year in late April.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

FSK Night at M8 Beer, Buddy Guy, Pawject Runway, Baltimore Tattoo Festival, The High and Wides, Good Daze Markets, Baltimore Street Food Festival, BSO Star Wars Concert, Matt Fraser, Big Bubble Rave, AJR, lots of live music, brewery events, and much more!

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‘Facci Ristorante’ Opens at 414 Light Street at the Inner Harbor

‘Facci Ristorante’ Opens at 414 Light Street at the Inner Harbor

| April 3, 2024 | 0 Comments

Facci Ristorante, an Italian restaurant with locations in Maple Lawn and Ellicott City, opened its third location at the 414 Light St. tower in Inner Harbor/Otterbein last week. Facci fills a 4,500 sq. ft. space vacated by vegan restaurants Double Zero and Liora.

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Clean Harbors Spends $15.5 Million on South Baltimore Facility, Second Chance Inc. Subdivides Property

Clean Harbors Spends $15.5 Million on South Baltimore Facility, Second Chance Inc. Subdivides Property

| April 3, 2024 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts-based environmental waste management services company Clean Harbors spent $15.5 million on an expanded facility at 1700 Ridgely St. in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area. The company purchased 110,360 sq. ft. of warehouse space and six acres of land from Second Chance Inc., which remains open but has subdivided off this portion of its property.

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‘Fed Hill Spring Socials’ Coming to Federal Hill Park in May

‘Fed Hill Spring Socials’ Coming to Federal Hill Park in May

| April 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

“Join Federal Hill Neighborhood Association for Fed Hill Socials – a NEW family-friendly series featuring live music, games, crafts, and more!”

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

A commercial robbery in Riverside, two robberies and two aggravated assaults in Pigtown, and auto thefts and burglaries around the area.

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South Baltimore Warehouse Sells for $6.9 Million

South Baltimore Warehouse Sells for $6.9 Million

| April 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

A 62,376 sq. ft. warehouse building on 3.44 acres in the Wilhelm Park neighborhood of Baltimore recently sold for $6.9 million. The building was acquired by Faropoint, a Hoboken, New Jersey-based real estate investment group which “focuses on last-mile industrial real estate.”

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National Bohemian Beer Returns to Oriole Park at Camden Yards

National Bohemian Beer Returns to Oriole Park at Camden Yards

| March 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

After an almost 10-year absence, National Bohemian Beer (Natty Boh) will return to Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It will be available at different beer concession areas throughout the stadium. 

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Squires, Deddles, The Local Fry, Fuku Chicken, and Vida Taco Added to Oriole Park Food Lineup

Squires, Deddles, The Local Fry, Fuku Chicken, and Vida Taco Added to Oriole Park Food Lineup

| March 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

Learn about everything new at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this year, plus the return of popular vendors, promos, and ticket specials.

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Featured Listing: Two-Bedroom Condo Overlooking the Inner Harbor

Featured Listing: Two-Bedroom Condo Overlooking the Inner Harbor

| March 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

Million dollar views! Rarely available Del Ray model Harborview condo with large corner balcony. This one won’t last long. Wake up to panoramic views of the entire harbor; spectacular sunrises and sunsets everyday. Enjoy front row seats for the fireworks and boat parades.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| March 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

Krazyie Bone, BSO, The Book of Mormon, Postmodern Jukebox, Shrek Rave, Adult PROM, Overnight at the Science Center, Spring Training Watch Party, Cody Johnson, Guster, PURIM Celebration, Frankie Valli, Outdoor Mass, Easter Egg Hunt, Greek Independence Parade, lots of live music, shows, and more.

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards Earns ‘Best MLB Stadium’ Award

Oriole Park at Camden Yards Earns ‘Best MLB Stadium’ Award

| March 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

The accolades keep coming for the Baltimore Orioles as Oriole Park at Camden Yards was named the Best MLB Stadium by the USA Today readers’ poll.

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German Biergarten Opening Across from Oriole Park at Camden Yards

German Biergarten Opening Across from Oriole Park at Camden Yards

| March 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Boots & Brats, a German biergarten that will only operate Friday to Sunday when the Orioles host games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, will be opening at 367 W. Camden St. The biergarten will take over an outdoor space at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor which is located directly across from the Eutaw St. entrance to the ballpark.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| March 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault in Federal Hill; a robbery, aggravated assault, and shooting in Pigtown; an aggravated assault in Hollins Market; a robbery in Union Square; and burglaries and auto thefts around the area.

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