Recent Posts

Daycare Center to Open at the Former SunTrust in Federal Hill

Daycare Center to Open at the Former SunTrust in Federal Hill

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alpha and Omega Quality Childcare will open in the former SunTrust Bank space at 1037 Light St. in Federal Hill. The 2,340 sq. ft. retail space has been vacant since SunTrust closed in Fall 2014.

×
Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 19th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Approximately 20,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event. 

×
Baltimore City Fire Department Property on Hanover Street to House Medic Units After Renovation

Baltimore City Fire Department Property on Hanover Street to House Medic Units After Renovation

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

In partnership with the Department of General Services, the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) has begun renovating the former Truck 6 building at 1227 S. Hanover St. BCFD is proposing the station will have two medic units vehicles and an EMS officer.

×
Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

A nice weekend of fall events including Hoodstock charity music fest Saturday at AVAM, Baltimore Running Festival, THE PHANTON OF THE OPERA, .05k, Maryland Food Truck Week, Pierogi Sale, OktoBEARfest, Trash Bash, brewery events, farmers’ markets, outdoor fitness, and more. Have fun!

×
Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) died Thursday morning at the age 68 due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. Congressman Cummings’ district included Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods including Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square, along with additional sections of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County.

×
Mid-Week Listing: Home on Riverside Park with Three Bedrooms and Parking

Mid-Week Listing: Home on Riverside Park with Three Bedrooms and Parking

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

This home is across the street from Riverside Park and features hardwood floors, a fireplace, an open layout first floor, stainless steel appliances, exposed brick, three bedrooms on the second floor, a back deck, and a parking pad. 

×
New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hall of Famers Al Kaline and Reggie Jackson, as well as 170+ other professional baseball players, played amateur ball at Swann Park. This history is honored in a new monument at the Port Covington field.

×
Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Two-Bedroom Condo in Otterbein

Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Two-Bedroom Condo in Otterbein

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom condo is a block from the Inner Harbor and in a community with shared green spaces and a parking lot. The condo features new flooring, a fireplace, a spacious dining room, an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, and updated bathrooms.

×
South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man shot during a carjacking next to Federal Hill Park; a stolen auto in Ridgely’s Delight; two robberies in Sharp-Leadenhall; a robbery at Federal Hill Park; two robberies and an aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor; a stolen auto in Locust Point; a robbery and three stolen vehicles in Pigtown; two robberies in Carroll-Camden; and a robbery and stolen auto in Hollins Market.

×
St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Coptic Orthodox Church St. Barnabas & St. Susanna (SBSS) will be taking over the historic church building at 938 S. Hanover St. in Federal Hill/Sharp-Leadenhall that was the former home to Sts. Stephen and James Evangelical Lutheran Church. SBSS purchased the building in recent weeks, has started renovations, and hopes to host its first service in January.

×
The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $603,930 in new grants to support 26 community projects in South and Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods. Nearly a third of the recipients are new grantees. SBGP is a nonprofit which manages half of South Baltimore’s casino Local Impact Grants.

×
Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The new 10-story building at 4 MLK will be mostly glass and will have multiple retail spaces along Martin Luther King Blvd. The first two stories of 4 MLK will be a lobby, cafe, co-working space, and events space called District Hall.

×
Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary closures of the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge are scheduled to occur this weekend for repair work. 

×
Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Charm City Fringe Festival, Phantom of the Opera, Greek Festival, Disney on Ice, Steve Aoki, Canton Fall Festival, Fells Point Fun Festival, Oysterfest, DIY Fest, Morgan State Homecoming, Vince Gill, Bengals Ravens, and more fun. Enjoy!

×
Mid-Week Listing: Beautifully-Renovated Federal Hill Rowhome with a Parking Pad

Mid-Week Listing: Beautifully-Renovated Federal Hill Rowhome with a Parking Pad

| October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

117 East Randall Street is a beautifully renovated Federal Hill rowhome with 1 CAR PARKING! This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home features an open floor plan with exposed brick, crown molding, recessed lights, and recently refinished hardwood floors. The kitchen is well equipped and offers stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops.

×
Amalfi Coast-Inspired Italian Restaurant ‘Limoncello’ Sets Opening Date at Anthem House

Amalfi Coast-Inspired Italian Restaurant ‘Limoncello’ Sets Opening Date at Anthem House

| October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

This will be Limoncello’s first Baltimore area location and second location in Maryland. The first location in St. Michaels opened in September 2016. Limoncello is an Italian food restaurant and wine bar specializing in dishes from the Amalfi Coast of Southern Italy and homemade limoncello.

×
BARCS’ 1-Year-Old Cat ‘Dotalina’ Looking for Her Forever Home

BARCS’ 1-Year-Old Cat ‘Dotalina’ Looking for Her Forever Home

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

My name’s Dotalina. I’m just 1 year old, so I’m full of energy and kitten mischief! As you can see, I’m gorgeous—but there’s more to me than just a pretty face. I could spend HOURS playing with my favorite feather toys. And when I’m tired, you should feel lucky that I’ll grace you with my presence for a post-play nap.

×
Plans Revealed for 3,750-Seat ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Music Venue Across From M&T Bank Stadium

Plans Revealed for 3,750-Seat ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Music Venue Across From M&T Bank Stadium

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The proposed $50-million, 80,000 sq. ft., 3,750-seat venue will take the place of an existing 91,744 sq. ft. brick building and warehouse on a two-acre lot.

×
Road Resurfacing Project Begins Tomorrow on Baltimore Street in Downtown

Road Resurfacing Project Begins Tomorrow on Baltimore Street in Downtown

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that roadway resurfacing will soon begin along a portion of Baltimore Street.

×
Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Garage Townhome in Camden Crossing

Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Garage Townhome in Camden Crossing

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

This home is currently offered at Hubzu auction that ends tomorrow at 3pm. This Camden Crossing townhome, which was built in 2005, features a living room and bedroom on the first floor; a large second floor with a living room, kitchen, and dining room; and three bedrooms on the third floor. It also has hardwood floors, a second-story deck, a one-car garage and one-car parking pad, and a small outdoor space.

×
South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

An armed robbery in Ridgely’s Delight; a robbery and stolen auto in Federal Hill; an armed robbery at Riverside Park; a robbery in South Baltimore; a robbery at the Inner Harbor; two stolen vehicles in Locust Point; a robbery and aggravated assault in Pigtown; two stolen autos in Hollins Market; and a stolen auto in Union Square.

×
Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School Fall Festival on Saturday

Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School Fall Festival on Saturday

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come join us for the 10th Annual Fall Festival!! Enjoy a day of fun, food and games for the whole family. Come home with local treasures from our amazing silent auction!

×
Thai Restaurant ‘Bodhi Federal Hill’ Opens on Light Street

Thai Restaurant ‘Bodhi Federal Hill’ Opens on Light Street

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The team of Nikki Stevens and Jack Wongchalee of Khun Nine Thai in Mount Vernon and Bodhi Corner in Hampden opened Bodhi Federal Hill last month. The Thai restaurant takes over the former home of Liv2Eat and In Bloom at 1444 Light St. in Federal Hill.

×
South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Locust Point restaurant closes, new LED signs in Port Covington, a business is leaving Brooklyn, Peyton Manning stops by Nick’s Fish House, an award for Masonville Cove, a furniture store closes on Baltimore St., and a Pigtown business changes its name.

×
Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

| October 4, 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. Get info on the hours it will be closed and the detours.

×
BRD Opens at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill

BRD Opens at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill

| October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

BRD, a fried chicken sandwich and wings stall at R. House in Remington, will host the grand opening for its new Federal Hill location today at 5pm. BRD is located in an approximately 1,700 sq. ft. retail space at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill.

×
Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

An event-filled weekend that includes Diamondback’s Stein Day // Lagerfest on Saturday with seven lager biers, commemorative mugs, biergarten eats, and live music all day. Additional events include Oktoberfests, SOBO Sunsets, Pinball Festival, Doors Open Baltimore, Charm City Books Grand Opening, Taco Festival, Tails on the Rails, SoWeBo Landmark 5k, Harbor Harvest Festival, and Italian Heritage Festival.

×
BARCS’ Pumpkin is Looking for a Forever Home Before Halloween

BARCS’ Pumpkin is Looking for a Forever Home Before Halloween

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

This petite princess has the cutest wrinkly face that makes her look like she’s always smiling. Looking for the cuddliest of cuddle buddies? Well, look no further! If Pumpkin sees an empty lap, she must climb into it. She is also an excellent little spoon and can’t wait to cuddle up next to everyone.

×
Haitian Food Stall ‘Sobeachy’ Opens at Cross Street Market

Haitian Food Stall ‘Sobeachy’ Opens at Cross Street Market

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Haitian food stall Sobeachy opened last week at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market. Sobeachy is run by the husband and wife Leo and Chanel Fluerimond. Leo Fluerimond was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but eventually moved to Baltimore to join his brother who had started a job with the Baltimore Police Department.

×
Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are only six homes remaining on the eastern side of the unit block of S. Schroeder St. in Hollins Market, but they are now all under renovation. The project is being taken on by Hollins Market resident Venroy July.

×
Mid-Week Listing: Brand New Rehab with Harbor Views, Three Master Suites, a Chef’s Kitchen, and Custom Finishes

Mid-Week Listing: Brand New Rehab with Harbor Views, Three Master Suites, a Chef’s Kitchen, and Custom Finishes

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Amazing renovation with Million Dollar Views of the Baltimore Harbor. Third Floor Owners Suite has wet bar area and walk out to deck with pergola. Custom Iron Railings, Hardwood Floors and Chefs Kitchen. This custom renovation has 3 Bedrooms upstairs each with its own attached full bathroom. Brand New Plumbing, Electric & HVAC. Complete renovation top to bottom.

×
Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Partnership (SWP), a nonprofit that is a coalition of seven neighborhood associations and six anchor institutions in Southwest Baltimore, has purchased the former Lord Baltimore Theater at 1110 W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton with hopes of bringing it back to life as a cultural arts and education center.

×
Angled Parking Not Coming to East Randall Street at This Time

Angled Parking Not Coming to East Randall Street at This Time

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sign, which said the angled parking would take place on Wednesday, turned out be a mistake by DOT as it was placed on the wrong block. The signs were meant for the 100 block of W. Randall St. where its existing angled parking is getting re-striped this week.

×