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Mid-Week Listing: Renovated Rowhome with Luxury Finishes, a Finished Basement, a Rooftop Deck, and a Property Tax Credit

Mid-Week Listing: Renovated Rowhome with Luxury Finishes, a Finished Basement, a Rooftop Deck, and a Property Tax Credit

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

60FT DEEP HOUSE UNDER $400K! HUGE CHAP TAX CREDIT ON THIS PROPERTY FOR 8 YRS! 2BR/2.5 BATH, BRAND NEW HARDWOODS, CUSTOM CABINETRY, AND TILE, CHEFS KITCHEN, GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, ROOFTOP DECK. BRAND NEW HVAC, ROOF, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING. FINISHED BASEMENT WITH VYNL PLANK FLOORS (400+ SQ). QUIET ONE WAY STREET ACROSS FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WITH AMPLE PARKING SCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY!

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Meet Conor and Lucas Hopkins, the Five- and Seven-Year-Olds Who Started a Plant Watering Business in South Baltimore

Meet Conor and Lucas Hopkins, the Five- and Seven-Year-Olds Who Started a Plant Watering Business in South Baltimore

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last summer, Lucas Hopkins, who is now seven, told his mother Amber Hopkins that he wanted money and asked how he could get some. She told him to come up with some kind of simple job that people might want. Lucas Hopkins had watered plants for his Riverside neighbors in the past and thought he could do that same service for more people. He got his mother, who is a teacher in Howard County and off during the summer, and brother Conor Hopkins, who is now five, on board and they launched Green Thumbs Plant Care.

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Vietnamese Pho and Banh Mi Shop ‘Phubs’ Opens at Cross Street Market

Vietnamese Pho and Banh Mi Shop ‘Phubs’ Opens at Cross Street Market

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Phubs focuses on Vietnamese street food favorites pho and banh mi. It also serves rice bowls, salads, sides, and specialty drinks. Chuong Nguyen said recipes come from his family’s take on pho from Northern Vietnam.

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Fatal Crash in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area on Tuesday Night

Fatal Crash in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area on Tuesday Night

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 18, 2019, at approximately 6:20pm, a motorcycle was traveling northbound in the 1300 block of S. Monroe Street when it collided with an MTA bus.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A suspect was arrested after firing a gun and committing a carjacking in Federal Hill before crashing the car near the Inner Harbor. Plus, a murder in Sharp-Leadenhall; robberies in SBNA and Locust Point; assaults at the Inner Harbor and Hollins Market; and several stolen autos.

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Ropewalk To Close for Renovations in July, Will Return as a More “Family-Friendly” Restaurant with Duckpin Bowling

Ropewalk To Close for Renovations in July, Will Return as a More “Family-Friendly” Restaurant with Duckpin Bowling

| June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ropewalk will close on July 1st to start a renovation project that will add mini duckpin bowling lanes and virtual reality, gaming, and arcade systems. It will also include a mostly cosmetic renovation of the existing spaces.

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60,000 Sq. Ft. Office Building on Woodall Street in Locust Point Moves Forward with Community Approval

60,000 Sq. Ft. Office Building on Woodall Street in Locust Point Moves Forward with Community Approval

| June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

This Goodier Properties’ project was protested and heavily debated by the Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA) and Key Hwy. neighbor Domino Sugar for more than a year-and-half, but the three groups reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in recent months allowing Baltimore City Board of Municipal & Zoning Appeals (BMZA) to rezone the property.

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New LED Lights Installed at M&T Bank Stadium

New LED Lights Installed at M&T Bank Stadium

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

“The new LED Sports Lights will provide improved efficiency, a brighter light with less glare, instant on/off capability and the ability to create dynamic light shows at M&T Bank Stadium,” said Ravens Senior Vice President of Stadium Operations Roy Sommerhof in a press release.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

A smoke shop opens in Federal Hill, a convenience store opens on S. Charles St., Tiki Barge is not opening this year, an Annapolis-born seafood restaurant opens on Pratt St., P.F. Chang’s is closing, Gap is closing, a restaurant changes its name in Federal Hill, and Sagamore Spirit teams up with Sierra Nevada.

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The Big Lebowski to Play at Riverside Park on Wednesday

The Big Lebowski to Play at Riverside Park on Wednesday

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of Baltimore City Recreation & Parks Rhythms & Reels lineup, The Big Lebowski will be played this Wednesday at Riverside Park. The movie is Rated R starts at “dusk.”

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Summer Block Party & DuClaw Collaboration Release at World of Beer on Friday, June 21st

Summer Block Party & DuClaw Collaboration Release at World of Beer on Friday, June 21st

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join us June 21st when we kick off this season’s Block Parties with our friends from DuClaw Brewing Co. and we showcase the release of our Key Lime Pie Tart IPA collaboration brew! Fun kicks off at 5pm with with beer tents, Clean Juice tent, oyster tent from The Urban Oyster,moon bounce for the kids, corn hole, crush tent, and Kommie Pig BBQ food truck! Live music playing outside on the circle from 6-9pm.

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Ceremony Coffee Roasters Opens at Cross Street Market

Ceremony Coffee Roasters Opens at Cross Street Market

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Coffee drinks at Ceremony’s Cross Street Market location include espresso, Long Black, Cortado, Cappuccino, Flat White, Latte, Mocha, Americano, Black Shakerato, White Shakerato, nitro cold brew, pour over coffee, and regular coffee. Patrons can also get Ceremony’s canned cold brew to-go.

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Orioles Announce Women of Country Music Concert Series Preceding its Friday Fireworks

Orioles Announce Women of Country Music Concert Series Preceding its Friday Fireworks

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beginning June 14 through August 23, Friday Fireworks & Music offers postgame, on-field performances by emerging female country music artists just following the final out of each of the seven Friday home games, preceding a spectacular fireworks display.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Concert in Middle Branch Park, Fun on the Waterfront, O’s/Red Sox with fireworks and Field of Dreams, Pride, Flag Day at Fort McHenry, Pints in the Park, Summer Sounds, Polkapalooza, Twilight Swim, South Point Soiree, Whiskey on the Waterfront, Movie in the Park, outdoor fitness, and farmers’ markets.

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Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kevin was a Police Cadet  from 1981- 1983 followed by his dedicated service to the people of Baltimore as a Police Officer.  He retired in 2015.  During his time as a Policeman, Kevin made a substantial impact on the community and all he came in contact with.  He is notably remembered for earning the Award for Heroism with a “V” for valor, when he selflessly entered a burning building and rescued the occupants.

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Ramen Utsuke Opens at 414 Light Street

Ramen Utsuke Opens at 414 Light Street

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

414 Light Street in Otterbein/Inner Harbor has its first retail business in operation as Ramen Utsuke opened last month in a 2,071 sq. ft. space. Ramen Utsuke is owned by Shigehiko “Jacky” Okiebisu and is a sister restaurant of Fell’s Point’s Kippo Ramen.

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Serenity Wine Bar Opens in Locust Point with Self-Serve Wine, Pizza, and Pasta

Serenity Wine Bar Opens in Locust Point with Self-Serve Wine, Pizza, and Pasta

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Serenity Wine Bar opened this week in the 2,000 sq. ft. former home of Our House at 1121 Hull St. in Locust Point. Serenity is a new concept from Nneka Bilal, who has worked at Pizza Hut for 23 years.

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Jimmy Buffett’s LandShark Bar & Grill to Open at Harborplace

Jimmy Buffett’s LandShark Bar & Grill to Open at Harborplace

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

LandShark Bar & Grill’s menu includes a large selection of margaritas, tropical drinks, wine, and beers including its namesake LandShark Lager; and food offerings including seafood dishes, burgers, tacos, salads, and desserts.

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Weekend Baltimore Water Taxi Route Being Tested for Locust Point to Fell’s Point

Weekend Baltimore Water Taxi Route Being Tested for Locust Point to Fell’s Point

| June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

This new Locust Point to/from Fell’s Point route would operate Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 10pm with departures every 15 minutes. Baltimore Water Taxi is testing out this route on weekends during the month of June as part of a feasibility study.

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Mother’s Celebrates 21st Birthday with a New Menu, Specials, and Ice Cream, Dressings, and Soups To Go

Mother’s Celebrates 21st Birthday with a New Menu, Specials, and Ice Cream, Dressings, and Soups To Go

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mother’s Federal Hill Grille is celebrating its 21st birthday in South Baltimore with a new menu and new specials, as well as packaging its soups, dressings, and ice creams for customers to go. New items include a Lobster and Shrimp Roll, NOLA BBQ Shrimp, Lobster Cobb Salad, Eastern Shore Rockfish topped with Crabmeat, and Veggie Stir Fry

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two shootings and a homicide in Sharp-Leadenhall; two robberies and an aggravated assault in Otterbein; a robbery, aggravated assault, and stolen car in Federal Hill; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and several stolen cars around the area.

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Federal Hill Main Street Launches Daily Street Cleaning, Adds Cross Street String Lighting, and Begins Sidewalk Repairs

Federal Hill Main Street Launches Daily Street Cleaning, Adds Cross Street String Lighting, and Begins Sidewalk Repairs

| June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Federal Hill Main Street (FHMS) is taking on a number of new initiatives in the neighborhood that are mostly being funded by grants from the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP). These include a new five-day-a-week street cleaning crew, string lighting along the unit block of E. Cross St., sidewalk repairs and power washing, and new plantings around the business district.

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M&T Bank Opens a Pop-Up Retail Space on Pratt Street for Baltimore Small Businesses

M&T Bank Opens a Pop-Up Retail Space on Pratt Street for Baltimore Small Businesses

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

M&T Bank has opened its M&T Spotlight Shop at 300 E. Pratt St. at the Inner Harbor. The outdoor pop-up shop, which is situated on a green space in front of a parking lot and closes up like a shipping container, is open Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 2pm.

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Rental Spotlight: 500 Park Avenue in Mount Vernon Offers Inviting Amenities and Convenient Location

Rental Spotlight: 500 Park Avenue in Mount Vernon Offers Inviting Amenities and Convenient Location

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

500 Park Avenue resides in the heart of Mount Vernon, on Park Avenue between West Franklin Street and West Hamilton Street. This property is an integral part of the Mount Vernon Centre, a master planned urban development project encompassing an entire city block and comprised of Mt. Vernon Marketplace, 520 Park Apartments, Bikram Yoga Wellness and Ceremony Coffee. 500 Park Avenue offers studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments with a modern aesthetic and inviting amenities. The oversized apartment windows and the property’s sundeck both provide breathtaking city views.

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Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District. Officer ButterBean passed away on Thursday after a battle with stage four liver cancer at the age of 57. He was diagnosed with cancer in March 2018 and was undergoing treatments at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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Domino Sugar and Chesapeake Bay Foundation Deliver 116,000 Oysters to Sanctuary Reef

Domino Sugar and Chesapeake Bay Foundation Deliver 116,000 Oysters to Sanctuary Reef

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

After seven months of growing more than 116,000 baby oysters in the waters near its Inner Harbor facility, employees from ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar refinery transported the mollusks to their permanent home on a sanctuary reef in the Patapsco River on May 22. Learn more about this and watch the video.

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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will temporarily close this weekend for repair work. 

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Final Design Approved for Rash Field Overlook and Pavilion

Final Design Approved for Rash Field Overlook and Pavilion

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore (WPOB) received approval today from Baltimore City Planning Department’s Urban Design & Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP) for the pavilion and overlook design for the redevelopment of Rash Field. WPOB expects to begin construction on Phase One later this year. This project is expected to cost $16.5 million.

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McHenry Row’s Porter Street Apartments Now Run on 100% Solar Power

McHenry Row’s Porter Street Apartments Now Run on 100% Solar Power

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

McHenry Row’s Porter Street Apartments is now operating on 100% solar power. The 223-unit, five-story apartment building, which includes an outdoor pool and an adjacent parking garage, opened in 2017.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Greek Folk Festival, First Thursday, Floatilla, HONfest, Sunset Fest, Riverside Summer Concert, outdoor fitness, farmers’ market, and more fun.

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Plans Revealed for 6-Story, 267-Unit Apartment Building at 1800 South Hanover

Plans Revealed for 6-Story, 267-Unit Apartment Building at 1800 South Hanover

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wood Partners is hoping its new building will help calm down a very “vehicular-centric” S. Hanover St., which is also known as Route 2, a highway that continues south through Annapolis. Wood Partners wants to line S. Hanover St., as well as the property’s borders of W. Barney St., a new street that will be created between the 1800 and 1900 blocks of S. Hanover St., and the western edge of the property up against train tracks, with lush plantings.

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SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) presents the SoBo Summer Music Series through Saturday, August 24, 2019. The series features live music concerts and special events throughout South Baltimore. Widely known and emerging Baltimore-based musicians perform various genres including blues, brass band, funk, jazz, R&B, reggae and timba.

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Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the popularity of SouthBMore.com’s ‘Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula’ census in 2018, SouthBMore.com has decided to make it a yearly study to provide a complete overview of the state of the dining scene on the South Baltimore Peninsula. SouthBMore.com takes a look at the total amount of places to eat, the occupancy rate, the amount of places that have pizza, alcoholic beverages, sushi, juice, Mexican, and more. Take a look!

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