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New ‘South Baltimore’ Mural Added in Locust Point

New ‘South Baltimore’ Mural Added in Locust Point

| May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

A new ‘South Baltimore’ mural has been added to the north facade of SOBO Strength and Performance at 1100 Hull St. in Locust Point. The mural was designed and painted by local graphic designer and painter Laura Klipp and her company LaSol Creative.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to the (BPD)  Crime Map, the following crimes were from 5/4/22 to 5/10/22.

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City Pools to Open on May 28th with Expanded Capacity

City Pools to Open on May 28th with Expanded Capacity

| May 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks has announced its pool schedule for this summer. Unlike the past two years with limited capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pools will have expanded capacity and accommodate more walk-up participants.

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Giant Food Taking Over the Shoppers Space at Southside Marketplace

Giant Food Taking Over the Shoppers Space at Southside Marketplace

| May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Regency Centers Vice President Andrew Kabat confirmed to SouthBMore.com today the replacement for Shoppers at Southside Marketplace will be Giant Food. Shoppers is set to close on May 28th and Giant hopes to open by the end of this year.

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‘Waterfront Wellness’ Free Outdoor Fitness Weekly Lineup Announced

‘Waterfront Wellness’ Free Outdoor Fitness Weekly Lineup Announced

| May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

New this season, Waterfront Wellness will host classes every day of the week across three locations – Rash Field Park, Wills Park and West Shore Park – led by Baltimore-based fitness and wellness professionals.  

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Design Plans Unveiled for Under Armour’s Port Covington Campus

Design Plans Unveiled for Under Armour’s Port Covington Campus

| May 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

Today, Under Armour and its design team revealed architectural designs for the first major phase of its new global headquarters campus in Port Covington to Baltimore City Planning Department’s Urban Design & Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP). This phase will add a five-story 280,000 sq. ft. office, retail, and fitness building currently being called Teammate Building 2 (TMB2); a track and field facility; and new green spaces.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| May 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

Chalk it up SoBo, TJEMS PTO Social, Boubon & Bowties, Theresa Caputo, Tattoo Festival, Return of the Jedi in Concert, A Taste of Spring, Sunshine & Flowers Fest, Birth Festival, Bubble Parade, Spring Social, and more fun!

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English Premier League Teams Arsenal and Everton to Play at M&T Bank Stadium this Summer

English Premier League Teams Arsenal and Everton to Play at M&T Bank Stadium this Summer

| May 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens today announced they will host The Charm City Match, a pre-season match between English Premier League clubs, Arsenal and Everton.

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Reflex Functional Fitness Grand Opening at Silo Point This Saturday

Reflex Functional Fitness Grand Opening at Silo Point This Saturday

| May 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

On Saturday May 14th Reflex Fitness will be celebrating our move to Locust Point and would love to see you there. Reflex has been a staple at Southside marketplace for the last seven years and now we’re bringing that same team and community just down the street to Silo Point.

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Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building Project in Union Square Still Moving Forward After Fire

Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building Project in Union Square Still Moving Forward After Fire

| May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

A four-alarm fire last Monday damaged seven commercial buildings, three of which are now demolished, on the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. in Union Square. Three of the four remaining buildings that still stand are part of project to bring Ethiopian restaurant Jabena and six apartments to the block. That project at 1515 to 1519 W. Baltimore St. is still moving forward.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| May 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault in Federal Hill, five aggravated assaults at Digital Harbor, an auto theft in Riverside, two robberies and an auto theft at the Inner Harbor, an auto theft and robbery in Pigtown, and an auto theft and carjacking in Carroll-Camden.

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Shoppers to Close at Southside Marketplace on May 28th

Shoppers to Close at Southside Marketplace on May 28th

| May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Shoppers grocery store at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point will be closing on May 28th. The 44,264 sq. ft. store has been for sale since 2019.

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Spring Social This Sunday at Riverside Park

Spring Social This Sunday at Riverside Park

| May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

“Let’s get social – picnic style!! Join us for an evening of community togetherness with tunes by DJ Nate, the Harbor Que food truck, and, of course, Miss Twist.”

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

First Thursday, Cinco de Mayo Bash, four Orioles games, Ain’t Too Proud, Celtic Illusion, DINOSAURS Opening WEekend, Awadagin Pratt, Chalk it Up SoBo 3, Kinetic Sculpture Race, Belvedere in Bloom, Mother’s Day Market, Spring Fling, Footgolf Classic, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Farmers’ Markets, and more!

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Seven Union Square Commercial Buildings Damaged in Fire

Seven Union Square Commercial Buildings Damaged in Fire

| May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

On Monday afternoon, Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) was on the scene of a four-alarm fire on the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. in Union Square which damaged seven commercial buildings. Of the seven, a partial collapse occurred in three of the buildings and one building fully collapsed. BCFD reported no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| May 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

A burglary in Ridgely’s Delight, a carjacking in Sharp-Leadenhall, an auto theft in Federal Hill, two aggravated assaults at the Inner Harbor, a burglary and auto theft in Port Covington, an auto theft in Pigtown, a robbery in Hollins Market, and an aggravated assault in Union Square.

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Federal Hill Prep + Francis Scott Key ‘Scramble for the Arts Golf Outing’ on June 13th

Federal Hill Prep + Francis Scott Key ‘Scramble for the Arts Golf Outing’ on June 13th

| May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Spring is here, and golf is in the air! Register now for the annual golf event co-sponsored by the Prep PTO and Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle PTO. Golfers (and non-golfer supporters) raise money to support Prep and FSK, one of our fellow peninsula schools.

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HomeSlyce Reopens in South Baltimore

HomeSlyce Reopens in South Baltimore

| May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

HomeSlyce opened last month at its new “Federal Hill location” at the 2 East Wells apartment building in South Baltmore. HomeSlyce was previously open at 1741 Light St. for nine years, but closed for dine-in service this past year while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and transitioning to its new location less than two blocks south.

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Washington and Baltimore Merge World Cup Bids, Matches Proposed at M&T Bank Stadium

Washington and Baltimore Merge World Cup Bids, Matches Proposed at M&T Bank Stadium

| April 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

After being rumored for several months, it is now confirmed that Washington, D.C. and Baltimore are teaming up on a bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Events DC and Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland made the announcement on April 21st.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

According to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD)  Crime Map, the following crimes were from 4/13/22 to 4/19/22.

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Federal Hill Prep’s Spring Fling on Saturday, May 7th

Federal Hill Prep’s Spring Fling on Saturday, May 7th

| April 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Spring Fling — PREP PTO’s largest fundraiser — is coming back in person! Fling is a carnival-style community event that celebrates the culmination of a successful school year while featuring a silent auction, games, crafts, moon bounces, food, and raffles.

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710-Room Holiday Inn/Radisson Downtown to be Converted to Apartments

710-Room Holiday Inn/Radisson Downtown to be Converted to Apartments

| May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

El Segundo, California’s Vivo Investment Group (“Vivo”) has acquired the dual-branded Holiday Inn and Radisson Hotel in Downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor at 105 W. Fayette St.  It is planning to convert the twin tower high-rise property into an apartment community.

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Tall Fence Removed Between Little Havana’s Outdoor Patio and Inner Harbor

Tall Fence Removed Between Little Havana’s Outdoor Patio and Inner Harbor

| April 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

A tall chain link fence that stood up against Little Havana’s outdoor patio for the past 25 years was removed this week. The team at Little Havana came to an agreement with HarborView, which owns the property where the fence was attached, to get rid of the fence and beautify the area.

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Commercial Spotlight: Office Building For Sale in the Heart of Locust Point

Commercial Spotlight: Office Building For Sale in the Heart of Locust Point

| April 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

This 6,200 sq. ft. office building on Hull St. in Locust Point is ideal for an owner user. It has an open office layout with executive offices.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Benefit Concert for Ukraine, Stoop Soiree, Chris Rock, Trolls LIVE, Hampden Bash, Pasta Palooza, Star Wars in Concert, Big Science Bike Party, Homerun for Recovery, Bue Water Bash, Cleanup at Federal Hill Prep, The Keepers Book Signing, and more.

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Large Building in Casino Entertainment District Prepped for Demolition

Large Building in Casino Entertainment District Prepped for Demolition

| April 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

1400 Warner St., a large warehouse and retail building in the footprint of Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s Warner Street District, is being prepped for demolition. The one-story section of the building was recently home to sports bar Game. The three-story section was previously used as an artist space and a tailgating bar called Gameday Warehouse.

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Topgolf Slated to Open this Fall in South Baltimore

Topgolf Slated to Open this Fall in South Baltimore

| April 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Topgolf, which has been under construction since May 2021 at 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area, is slated to open in the fall according to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Senior Vice President and General Manager Randy Conroy. Topgolf is located on Ridgely’s Cove of the Patapsco River and is part of Horseshoe Baltimore ownership group CBAC’s Warner Street District development.

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Latrobe Park Longhouse Restoration Begins This Weekend

Latrobe Park Longhouse Restoration Begins This Weekend

| April 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

A Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA) effort to restore the historic Longhouse structure at Latrobe Park will kick off this Saturday. Both sides of the structure, which is 63 ft. long and 15 ft. high, will receive a new mural.

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Maryland Bill Laying Groundwork for Up to $1.2 Billion in Baltimore Stadium Upgrades Passes Overwhelmingly

Maryland Bill Laying Groundwork for Up to $1.2 Billion in Baltimore Stadium Upgrades Passes Overwhelmingly

| April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

A bill called HB896 that lays the groundwork for up to $1.2 billion in future renovations at Camden Yards Sports Complex stadiums Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium was passed by an overwhelming vote.

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The Goddard School Coming to Locust Point

The Goddard School Coming to Locust Point

| April 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Goddard School®, which has more than 570 early childhood education centers in the United States, is coming to 1111 Key Hwy. East in Locust Point. The two-story, 15,000 sq. ft. school will be built at a site once approved for a nine-story, 60,000 sq. ft. office building.

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Bull Head Pit Beef Closes at Cross Street Market, New Tenants Close to Deals

Bull Head Pit Beef Closes at Cross Street Market, New Tenants Close to Deals

| April 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

Bull Head Pit Beef has permanently closed its stall at Cross Street Market. It opened in July of 2020.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

A shooting in Sharp-Leadenhall, a shooting in Pigtown, and several larcenies around the area.

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‘DMV Empanadas’ Coming to Cross Street Market

‘DMV Empanadas’ Coming to Cross Street Market

| April 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

Baltimore farmers’ market-staple DMV Empanadas is opening its first brick-and-mortar location in the city at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. DMV Empanadas takes over a space Ono Poké vacated last year.

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