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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

A stolen auto in Barre Circle; an aggravated assault and stolen auto in Federal Hill; a burglary in Riverside; a robbery in the Inner Harbor; a burglary in Locust Point; a robbery in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and a Robbery in Union Square.

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Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom Home Near Riverside Park with a Finished Basement and Garage

Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom Home Near Riverside Park with a Finished Basement and Garage

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home is located a block from Riverside Park. It features hardwood floors, a kitchen with doors opening out to a deck, a finished basement, and a detached one-car garage.

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Million Dollar Monday: Locust Point Townhome with Six-Car Parking and a Rooftop Deck

Million Dollar Monday: Locust Point Townhome with Six-Car Parking and a Rooftop Deck

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

This 2,340 sq. ft., three-bedroom townhome in Locust Point features a two-car garage and four additional parking spaces adjacent to the home. It also has a large deck off the living room, a rooftop deck with skyline views, hardwood floors, a fireplace, high-end kitchen finishes, a formal dining room, and two master suites.

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United Way, COPT, and Partnering Businesses Open Interactive Play Space in Brooklyn

United Way, COPT, and Partnering Businesses Open Interactive Play Space in Brooklyn

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The playground was the brainchild of COPT’s President and CEO, Stephen E. Budorick, former United Way of Central Maryland campaign chair. Budorick enlisted the support of other local companies to bring the children of the Ben Center the new outdoor space that will also be used as an outdoor classroom.

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How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of neighbors in Union Square who go by Place for Good People LLC, purchased a commercial property at 1301 Hollins St. in their neighborhood to make sure they controlled its future. The property was previously the home of Top Carry Out and began to attract “unwanted activity and drugs in recent years,” according to Thomas Hams of Place for Good People.

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Weekend Road Closures in Downtown and South Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures in Downtown and South Baltimore

| September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 traffic modifications will be implemented for the Donate Life Family Fun Run.  The run begins and ends along Ravens’ Walk at the Camden Yards Sports Complex and kicks off at 9:00 a.m. 

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Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The $7 million Camden Station includes an expanded seated waiting area, restrooms and new ticket vending machines, as well as service and informational displays. Bike racks, located conveniently outside the station, provide a multi-modal experience for passengers.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Holy cow what a weekend! Natural Products Expo, Downtown Partnership Annual Meeting, O’s/Dodgers, Defender’s Day at Fort McHenry, Ed Reed Gala, Dane Cook, Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day, SBNA Block Party, Seafood Festival, Rock and Rye, Wine on the Water, the Ravens home opener, a bunch of concerts, brewery events, fitness events, farmers’ markets, and more. Enjoy!

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Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Due to the scheduled visit of the President of the United States to Downtown Baltimore during the afternoon *tomorrow, Thursday September 12, 2019*, we anticipate major commute disruptions and heavy traffic downtown, as noted in the Traffic Advisory.

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Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pigtown is getting a book store as Charm City Books is opening next month in 782 Washington Blvd. Charm City Books is a new business from husband and wife Joe Carlson and Daven Ralston. Charm City Books is taking the place of a Baltimore Police substation that recently left the two-story, 1,200 sq. ft. retail space.

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Wayward, UNION Craft Brewing, Local Neighborhood Associations Teaming up on Cleanup This Saturday

Wayward, UNION Craft Brewing, Local Neighborhood Associations Teaming up on Cleanup This Saturday

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Participants will get complimentary coffee and doughnuts, a UNION beer or crush, drinks specials, and a Wayward discount card.

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Korean Concept ‘Rice Crook’ Opens at Cross Street Market

Korean Concept ‘Rice Crook’ Opens at Cross Street Market

| September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Owner Scott Chung owns Bun’d Up at Union Market in Washington, DC and Rice Crook at Ballston Quarter in Arlington, VA. Rice Crook’s Cross Street Market location is a marriage of both businesses as it will offer the bao (steamed bun sandwiches) from Bun’d Up and bibimbap (Korean rice bowls) from the Rice Crook in Arlington. It will also sell salads.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

A burglary in Federal Hill, a burglary in Pigtown, two assaults at the Inner Harbor, two aggravated assaults in Carroll-Camden, aggravated assaults in Union Square and Hollins Market.

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South Baltimore Homes and Properties Vandalized with Graffiti Overnight

South Baltimore Homes and Properties Vandalized with Graffiti Overnight

| September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many of the homes were located along Randall St., while some were on Fort Ave., Battery Ave., and near Key Hwy. All of the homes SouthBMore.com documented with tags were end units with the graffiti located on the side of the homes.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two stores close in Federal Hill, a new Caribbean restaurant opens in Locust Point, a new President for Under Armour, a crime fighting team signs a big lease at Montgomery Park, one restaurant closes Downtown, one restaurant opens, and one is coming soon.

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National Aquarium’s Field Day and Cleanup at Fort McHenry on September 28th

National Aquarium’s Field Day and Cleanup at Fort McHenry on September 28th

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Groups will work together to maintain pollinator and rain gardens, remove debris from the wetlands and maintain trails around the park.

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South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

| September 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary traffic modifications will be in effect this Sunday for the Run to Remember 11K/5K/1 Mile Fun Run & Walk.  The event will begin on Pratt Street in front of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on Sunday, September 08, 2019. 

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Where to Watch Your College Football Team in South Baltimore

Where to Watch Your College Football Team in South Baltimore

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

For college football fans in the area, SouthBMore.com has compiled a list of which bars to visit to watch your favorite team. Some bars are homes to the official viewing parties of alumni associations and some provide a more casual watch party.

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Outdoor Seating Sidewalk Being Added to Cross Street Market

Outdoor Seating Sidewalk Being Added to Cross Street Market

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Cross Street Market is getting a more permanent outdoor seating area as developer Caves Valley Partners (CVP) has started construction on a new sidewalk along the south side of the market this week. The market had a temporary outdoor seating area with tables and planters on top of the street in recent months.

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Catholic Community of South Baltimore Oktoberfest on September 28th

Catholic Community of South Baltimore Oktoberfest on September 28th

| September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beer, soda, burgers, brats, potato salad, kraut, polka, White Elephant Sale, raffles, games, wheels, and more at Our Lady of Good Counsel.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

A packed weekend of events that includes the Locust Point Festival at Latrobe Park with 40 vendors, food stands, a kid’s zone, money wheel and more. Additional events includes First Thursday, Fun on the Waterfront, SOBO Sunsets, four Orioles games against the Rangers including giveaways, Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival, Baltimore Ukrainian Festival, Films not he Waterfront, Riverside Summer Concert, 92Q End of Summer Jam, brewery events, outdoor fitness, outdoor movies, farmers’ markets, and more fun!

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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Movie Night at West Shore Park on Saturday

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Movie Night at West Shore Park on Saturday

| September 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join us at West Shore Park for an evening of video games, movies, popcorn, vendors and more. Bring your chairs, blanket and anything else you may need to enjoy the movie – we’ve got FREE popcorn for guests!

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Love at First Bite Café Opens in Locust Point

Love at First Bite Café Opens in Locust Point

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Love at First Bite is open Tuesday to Saturday from 7am to 8pm. It will focus on coffee, all-day breakfast, sandwiches, salads, soul food plates, ice cream, sundaes, and homemade desserts.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A stolen auto and convenience store robbery in Federal Hill; an aggravated assault on Key Hwy.; two robberies at the Inner Harbor; a stolen auto in Locust Point; a robbery, aggravated assault, and stolen auto in Pigtown; and an armed robbery in Union Square.

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Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The new water feature will be a circular pattern and have pores that emit mist. There will also be color-changing lights. “The element is designed to be cooling on hot summer days and offer an interesting visual at night. It’s a hardscape, so it can be activated year-round,” said DPOB Vice President of Communications Michael Evitts.

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Minnow Closes, Reopens as Chinese Concept ‘The Hot Dry’

Minnow Closes, Reopens as Chinese Concept ‘The Hot Dry’

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Hot Dry will offer handmade noodles, dumplings, and buns. The name The Hot Dry is a reference to “Hot Dry Noodles” which is a celebrated street food in the Hubei region of central China, specifically in the city of Wuhan. There will be a focus on “the heat and numbing sensations of hot chilis and Szechuan peppercorns.”

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Orioles Extending Protective Netting at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Extending Protective Netting at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a continuing effort to create the most fan and family-friendly atmosphere in sports, this week at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, crews are extending protective netting at the same height of the existing backstop netting down each foul line to near each foul pole.

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MDOT MTA Launching Bus Service to Guinness Open Gate Brewery

MDOT MTA Launching Bus Service to Guinness Open Gate Brewery

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of its effort to serve emerging centers, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will begin service to the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore County, effective September 1, 2019.

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Donate Your Old Beach Towels To BARCS

Donate Your Old Beach Towels To BARCS

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

We hate to say it, but Summer is almost over and this might be your final weekend to enjoy some time at the pool. We ask that you please consider donating your old beach towels at one of our convenient drop-off locations. All towels will be washed and donated to the BARCS Animal Shelter.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Vegan Restaurant Week, Maryland State Fair, Baltimore Comedy Festival, Baltimore Antique & Jewelry Show, Bark & Brew, The Wiggles, Bike Party, Zoo Bop, Family Movie Night at Riverside Pool, Mother’s Pajama Brunch, Middle Branch Park Cleanup, Dog Swim at Riverside Park Pool, farmers’ markets, outdoor fitness, and more. Enjoy!

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The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival returns to Washington Boulevard on Saturday, September 21, from 12–7PM. Enjoy live music, food trucks, craft beer, arts & crafts, Kids Zone and the highlight of the day-live pig races, and much more!

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Alfajores Cookie Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opening in Federal Hill

Alfajores Cookie Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opening in Federal Hill

| August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alfajores are a popular cookie in Latin America, especially in Argentina, Chile, and Peru. The shortbread-style cookie sandwiches are filled with a rich dulce de leche filling, and can be dusted with powdered sugar or covered in chocolate. The origin of Alfajores dates back to Northern Africa before the cookies were introduced to Spain and then made their way to Latin America.

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Mr. Trash Wheel Heads to General Ship Repair for a Month of Maintenance

Mr. Trash Wheel Heads to General Ship Repair for a Month of Maintenance

| August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

After collecting over 1,000,000 pounds of trash including tires, beer kegs and tree branches, the solar-powered trash interceptor’s conveyor belt will be transported by barge to Clearwater Mills’ marina in Bodkin Creek. While the belt is being repaired, Mr. Trash Wheel will be taken to General Ship Repair in Baltimore to be drydocked for cleaning, painting and any necessary repairs.

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