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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Check out the new grades and see what local school earned a four-star rating.

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New Neighborhood Signs Installed in Brooklyn

New Neighborhood Signs Installed in Brooklyn

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brooklyn’s two neighborhood signs on the northern and southern end of the neighborhood have been replaced. The project was spearheaded by the Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), a community development corporation that looks to revitalize Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park, and Curtis Bay, and neighborhood association Concerned Citizens for a Better Brooklyn (CCBB).

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

A cheerful weekend of events including the Federal Hill’s Moonlight Madness with special deals, kids activities, holiday treats, carolers, and a tree lighting. Additional events include Miracle on 34th Street, Monument Lighting, tree lightings, Station North Art Crawl, A Christmas Carol, Mainheim Steamroller Christmas, FSK’s Holiday Extravaganza, Dollar or Less Days, Patterson Park 5k and Homebrew Tasting, Parade of Lighted Boats, Union Square Cookie Tour, the Mayors Christmas Parade, and much more.

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$15-Million Gaming Terrace Opens at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

$15-Million Gaming Terrace Opens at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore hosted a grand opening today for its new 10,000 sq. ft. outdoor gaming space called The Terrace. The $15-million project started in April and hosted a soft opening last week.

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30,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Building Sells, Will Be Renovated and Offered to New Tenants

30,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Building Sells, Will Be Renovated and Offered to New Tenants

| December 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The former The Burch Company building at 1303 Carroll St. in Pigtown/Carroll-Camden Industrial Area was sold on November 25th for $642,000 to a company called 1303 Carroll St. LLC. The two-story, brick building, which also fronts Cleveland St., is 30,000 sq. ft.

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Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s officially the Christmas season, so here are a few places around South Baltimore where you can get a real Christmas tree.

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Downtown Museums and Attractions Offer $1 Admission This Weekend

Downtown Museums and Attractions Offer $1 Admission This Weekend

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Downtown Dollar or Less Days, produced by Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, provides families and visitors the opportunity to experience Baltimore’s museums and attractions at an affordable price, making Baltimore’s most popular cultural destinations accessible to all. 

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A fatal crash on Annapolis Rd., a burglary in Otterbein, an aggravated assault in Locust Point, a burglary in Pigtown, a robbery in Carroll-Camden, and larcenies around the area.

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Trial Begins for the Murder of Federal Hill Resident Timothy Moriconi

Trial Begins for the Murder of Federal Hill Resident Timothy Moriconi

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The trial for the September 27, 2018 murder of Federal Hill resident Timothy Moriconi is underway. Deandre Devon Sleet, a 24-year-old Baltimore resident, is being tried in the case. Jury selection concluded and opening arguments will begin today.

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Ronnie’s Sub Shop Closes After Being Sold, Will Come Back as New Concept

Ronnie’s Sub Shop Closes After Being Sold, Will Come Back as New Concept

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ronnie’s Sub Shop closed in recent weeks at 1 W. Barney St. in South Baltimore. The building and business were sold on November 21st to local developers Iconic Builders.

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Funds Being Raised for Pigtown Veteran Whose House Was Damaged by Fire

Funds Being Raised for Pigtown Veteran Whose House Was Damaged by Fire

| December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 20th, the Pigtown home of disabled Vietnam veteran Frank May was damaged by an electrical fire on the home’s second floor. Frank May and his daughter Shirley May, as well as their cats, have been forced to vacate the home by Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development until repairs are made.

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34th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour This Sunday

34th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour This Sunday

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Union Square Association will be holding our 34th  Annual Cookie Tour on Sunday, December 8th  from Noon – 4:30 pm. That represents some  500,000  cookies baked and enjoyed over the past 33 years

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FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Save the Date for FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza! Get all your holiday shopping done in one stop, all while supporting Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School. Continue to check this page for updates and please spread the word!

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| November 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault in Otterbein; a robbery on Cross St.; a stolen auto in SBNA; an aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor; two aggravated assaults and a robbery in Pigtown; a stolen auto in Carroll-Camden; and a robbery and two stolen autos in Hollins Market.

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Portion of Light Street to Close Overnight on Monday and Tuesday for Paving

Portion of Light Street to Close Overnight on Monday and Tuesday for Paving

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a portion of southbound Light Street will close overnight for paving work.

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Phase Two at CenterWest in Poppleton to Include 400 Apartments, a Grocery Store, and a Hotel

Phase Two at CenterWest in Poppleton to Include 400 Apartments, a Grocery Store, and a Hotel

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

With Phase One of CenterWest partially open and nearing completion, La Cité Development is in design and development on Phase Two. This phase will bring more apartments, a hotel, and a grocery store to the Poppleton neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore.

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First Apartment Building Opens in the CenterWest Development in Poppleton

First Apartment Building Opens in the CenterWest Development in Poppleton

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The CenterWest development in Poppleton opened its first new building last month. Avra, a five-story, 176-unit apartment building at 101 N. Schroder St., is now open and welcoming residents. The CenterWest development has been in planning for about 15 years and has been under construction on the first phase of development over the last few years.

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Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

| November 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Hanover Street Bridge closure is cancelled, plus additional closures around Downtown.

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Goodier Properties Purchases Waterfront Key Highway Property to Serve as Parking for Office Development

Goodier Properties Purchases Waterfront Key Highway Property to Serve as Parking for Office Development

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodier Properties has purchased 1000 E. Key Hwy. in Locust Point. It intends to use the property as a parking lot for a nine-story, 60,000 sq. ft. office building it is planning a block east at 1401 Woodall St.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aladdin at Hippodrome, Trans Siberian Orchestra, The Polar Express Train Ride, Baltimore Beer Night, Christmas Village, Polish Food Sale, Hops & Vines, plus cleanups, volunteer events, and brewery parties.

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Interactive Murder Mystery Business ‘Hunt A Killer’ Relocates Its Headquarters to Locust Point

Interactive Murder Mystery Business ‘Hunt A Killer’ Relocates Its Headquarters to Locust Point

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every season of Hunt A Killer allows players to solve a fictional homicide. Each season has six boxes, also known as episodes, which are sent each month. The boxes are filled with episode information, case files, autopsy reports, and pieces of evidence.

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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Facing 11-Count Federal Indictment

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Facing 11-Count Federal Indictment

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A federal grand jury has indicted Catherine Elizabeth Pugh, age 69, of Baltimore, Maryland, on the federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, seven counts of wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and two counts of tax evasion.  The indictment was returned on November 14, 2019, and was unsealed today.

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Weller Development Moving its Offices to City Garage in Port Covington

Weller Development Moving its Offices to City Garage in Port Covington

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Weller Development’s new 13,000 sq. ft. office will take over a portion of the 20,000 sq. ft. space vacated by The Foundery earlier this year.

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Covington Street Cycle Track Installed in Federal Hill and Riverside

Covington Street Cycle Track Installed in Federal Hill and Riverside

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Covington Street Cycle Track/Bike Boulevard began installation last week in Federal Hill and Riverside and is mostly completed. The project, led by the Baltimore City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) BikeBaltimore program, is part of the Baltimore City Bike Master Plan. The project is funded by a State Highway Administration grant.

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Snug & Evil Tavern Closes in Locust Point

Snug & Evil Tavern Closes in Locust Point

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A sign on the door reads, “Sorry we are closed indefinitely. Thanks for supporting us over the years. We  U LP.”

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Tuesdays Under 250: Light Street Home with a Front Yard, Back Yard, and Parking Pad

Tuesdays Under 250: Light Street Home with a Front Yard, Back Yard, and Parking Pad

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom home in South Baltimore features a grass front yard, a concrete back patio, a parking pad, laminate and tile floors, and a brick fireplace and vaulted ceilings in the master bedroom.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

An indecent exposure at Riverside Park leads to an arrest; robbery arrests; an aggravated assault and robbery in Riverside; two aggravated assaults at the Inner Harbor; two robberies, an aggravated assault, and a stolen auto in Pigtown; and, a burglary in Union Square.

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Cherry Hill, Lakeland, and Westport Residents Now Eligible for $2.50 Lyft Rides to Grocery Stores

Cherry Hill, Lakeland, and Westport Residents Now Eligible for $2.50 Lyft Rides to Grocery Stores

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Grocery Access Program will provide eligible local families living in parts of south and west Baltimore with a $2.50 flat-rate fare on trips to and from participating grocery stores. Up to 200 eligible residents will receive discounted Lyft rides for up to eight rides per month between November 18, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

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Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Verte Opportunity Fund announced the completion of its investment in Galen Robotics, a medical device company which recently moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to 1100 Wicomico St. in Pigtown. With this expansion, Galen Robotics plans to add 100 to 125 employees to its team.

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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge Closure Cancelled For This Weekend, Additional Traffic Updates

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge Closure Cancelled For This Weekend, Additional Traffic Updates

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge closure originally scheduled for this weekend, November 15-16, 2019 has been CANCELED. 

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Orioles Release 2020 Schedule with Earlier Start Times on School Nights

Orioles Release 2020 Schedule with Earlier Start Times on School Nights

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Orioles Release 2020 Schedule with Earlier Start Times on School Nights

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aladdin, The Polar Express Train Ride, Chili Cookoff, Wine & Dinosaurs, Stoop Soiree, Chris Young, Oyfest 6, Wedding Expo, Ravens/Texans, Skate with a Superhero, Middle Branch Park Cleanup, and more.

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CBD and Wellness Shop ‘Your Remedies’ Now Open in Federal Hill

CBD and Wellness Shop ‘Your Remedies’ Now Open in Federal Hill

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Your Remedies Boutique opened this month at 1049 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. Your Remedies sells wellness products made with CBD including oils, topicals, ointments, balms, chocolate and gummies, hemp flowers, dog biscuits, and more.

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