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Taqueria el Rodeo Opens in Federal Hill

Taqueria el Rodeo Opens in Federal Hill

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Taqueria el Rodeo has opened at 1101 Light St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant space at the corner of Light St. and E. Cross St. was the former home of a couple Peruvian chicken concepts. Taqueria el Rodeo has another location in Langley Park, MD.

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Crepe Crazy Opens at Cross Street Market

Crepe Crazy Opens at Cross Street Market

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Crepe Crazy recently opened at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. Crepe Crazy built out its space in a previously unoccupied stall in the east end of the market between Steve’s Lunch and Sobeachy Haitian Cuisine.

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Residential Development Planned for the 43-Acre Westport Waterfront Parcel

Residential Development Planned for the 43-Acre Westport Waterfront Parcel

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Maryland development company Stonewall Capital is under contract to purchase the 43-acre waterfront parcel in Westport and is creating a master plan focused around residential development. Stonewall Capital owner Ray Jackson said planning for the project is already in process and concepts will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Curbside Recycling Collection Suspended Until at Least December 15th

Curbside Recycling Collection Suspended Until at Least December 15th

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) has suspended curbside recycling collection since August 31st. The department originally announced it would reassess the situation on November 1st.

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GoFundMe Launched to Help Save The 8×10 in Federal Hill

GoFundMe Launched to Help Save The 8×10 in Federal Hill

| October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The owners of The 8×10 live music venue in Federal Hill have launched a GoFundMe to raise money to keep this longtime Federal Hill business afloat. The 8×10 has been open in Federal Hill since 1983, but it has been closed since March 13th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Luxury Townhome Project on Haubert Street in Locust Point Sells in 30 Days

Luxury Townhome Project on Haubert Street in Locust Point Sells in 30 Days

| October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

A three-townhome project on the 1400 block of Haubert St. in Locust Point recently sold in 30 days. The four-level, 3,950 sq. ft. homes from developer Chester Street Associates LLC each sold for more than $700,000.

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BGE Makes $1-Million Donation to Rash Field Redevelopment, Will Have Signage at New Site

BGE Makes $1-Million Donation to Rash Field Redevelopment, Will Have Signage at New Site

| October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

After a $1-million donation to support the redevelopment of Rash Field, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) will have signage at the new Inner Harbor park. BGE will have naming rights and signage present on the new pavilion and nature park which are part of Phase I of the project that is currently under construction.

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Ravens Allowed to Have 4,300 Fans at Sunday’s Game Against the Steelers

Ravens Allowed to Have 4,300 Fans at Sunday’s Game Against the Steelers

| October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens will have a home field advantage this Sunday against AFC North rival the Pittsburgh Steelers, albeit a smaller one than they initially anticipated. The Ravens have come to an agreement with the State of Maryland and the City of Baltimore to allow up to 4,300 fans in the stands, which is 10 percent of the capacity of the lower bowl, club level, and suite level. The Ravens will not open the upper level

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Featured Listing: Classic Charm in This Federal Hill Home Featuring a Finished Basement and Three Full Bathrooms

Featured Listing: Classic Charm in This Federal Hill Home Featuring a Finished Basement and Three Full Bathrooms

| October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Must see the remodeled home in desirable Federal Hill. Master bedroom features built-ins, including a decorative fireplace & bathroom with a separate tub & shower. Second bedroom redone in 2018 w/ double mirrored closet doors, built-in desk & wall shelving & a complete new en-suite bath. Exposed brick on 1st & 2nd floors.

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‘Riverside Radio: Halloween Edition’ Community Event This Friday from 5pm to 8pm

‘Riverside Radio: Halloween Edition’ Community Event This Friday from 5pm to 8pm

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

We’re getting in the Halloween spirit with 3 hours of LIVE RADIO featuring local disc jockey DJ NateMare! You can expect some crowd favorites in the music mix, along with some spooky tunes, and your requests, too! Stream our station Friday from 5-8pm from the comfort of your home, your stoop, your roof deck, or wherever you can practice appropriate social distancing!

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Southway Builders Hopes to Expand Its Locust Point Office Into an Adjacent Rowhome

Southway Builders Hopes to Expand Its Locust Point Office Into an Adjacent Rowhome

| October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Southway Builders is hoping to expand its Locust Point office at 1318 E. Fort Ave. into the adjacent rowhome at 1316 E. Fort Ave. Southway is behind a City Council bill that would convert its entire block from 1312 to 1318 E. Fort Ave. into a C1 Zoning which would allow for commercial and residential use.

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Domino Sugar Makes New Investments to its Locust Point Campus

Domino Sugar Makes New Investments to its Locust Point Campus

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery continues to make improvements to its 30-acre campus in Locust Point. The latest projects include a new modular wetland system to clean stormwater, new paint for the walls of its Raw Sugar Shed, and four new sugar silos which will be constructed next year.

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Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School Hosting Two Virtual Open Houses in November

Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School Hosting Two Virtual Open Houses in November

| October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

FSK is a Pre-K thru 8th-grade school located on a sprawling green campus in Locust Point. The school provides outstanding programming and has committed teachers, students, families, staff, and local and nationally renowned community partners.

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Mid-Week Listing: Charming Locust Point Home with Bonus Rooms, a Fireplace, and a Rooftop Deck

Mid-Week Listing: Charming Locust Point Home with Bonus Rooms, a Fireplace, and a Rooftop Deck

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to 1306 Towson St in Locust Point. The main level welcomes you into a large living & dining room, gourmet kitchen, half bath and completed with a rear family room with fire place. Natural light, exposed brick and hardwood floors throughout home. The kitchen boasts granite countertops, custom cabinets and stainless steel appliances.

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The Inner Harbor Ice Rink Not Returning This Year

The Inner Harbor Ice Rink Not Returning This Year

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Inner Harbor Ice Rink operated by Waterfront Partnership will not return to the top of the Inner Harbor amphitheater for the 2020-2021 winter season due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and public health safety concerns.  

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Ravens Hope to Have Fans in the Stands for the Next Home Game Against the Steelers

Ravens Hope to Have Fans in the Stands for the Next Home Game Against the Steelers

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Like many football teams in the NFL and NCAA, the Ravens are hoping to start allowing fans back into the stadium. The Ravens have received approval from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to limit the in-person stadium capacity to 10 percent or about 7,100 fans, however the organization is waiting on a decision by Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young.

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SoBo Café’s Parklet Destroyed by a Car Sunday Morning but Quickly Rebuilt and Reopened

SoBo Café’s Parklet Destroyed by a Car Sunday Morning but Quickly Rebuilt and Reopened

| October 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

SoBo Café’s parklet, which is an outdoor dining area in street parking spaces, was destroyed Sunday morning at 1250am when a car ran through it. Owner Anna Leventis told WBAL TV that about 60 percent of the parklet, which feature shade sails, lattices, and flower pots, was destroyed.

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Bumper Globe in Federal Hill Now Has a Mechanical Repair Shop

Bumper Globe in Federal Hill Now Has a Mechanical Repair Shop

| October 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bumper Globe has slowly expanded its mechanical department to keep up with demand by adding a top-of-the-line Hunter HawkEye Elite® Alignment Machine, a tire changer and balancer for suspension work, dealer-level diagnostic tools for error codes and recalibration, multiple two-post lifts, and equipment for A/C and cooling system repairs. Bumper Globe can also perform Maryland State Inspections. 

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2.7-Acre Cherry Hill Industrial Property Sells for $1.6 Million

2.7-Acre Cherry Hill Industrial Property Sells for $1.6 Million

| October 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

An industrial property at 614 W. Patapsco Ave. in Cherry Hill sold this week for $1.6 million. The 2.7-acre industrial site is located in a Historically Under-utilized Business Zone (HUBZone) and has a partially-leased 7,500 sq. ft. maintenance building.

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Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Council Bill #20-0570, which could create the right of way for up to 28 new billboards along I-95, I-695, and I-895 on CSX land, has been “pulled back” by Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. The plan had letters of opposition from many groups along this corridor including the Riverside Neighborhood Association, Locust Point Civic Association, Citizens of Pigotwn, Pigtown Main Street, Friends of Garrett Park, and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership.

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Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 7

Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 7

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Episode 7 of This Week in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin discuss a barrage of new business news that include The Local Oyster coming to Locust Point, two Latin American businesses opening in Federal Hill, a coffee shop opening in Pigtown, a renovated Hollins Market reopening, and two gyms opening in Locust Point. Plus, we discuss real estate news including two park master plans, more apartments for Downtown, and more storage for Carroll-Camden. We cap it off with some cool stories around the neighborhood, and talk about some great plates around South Baltimore.

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Mid-Week Listing: Two-Bedroom Locust Point Home with Parking and a Finished Basement

Mid-Week Listing: Two-Bedroom Locust Point Home with Parking and a Finished Basement

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom Locust Point home is a block from Latrobe Park. It features hardwood floors, crown molding, exposed brick, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a finished basement, a second-story deck, and a parking pad.

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Two Retail Buildings in Federal Hill Available Now at Auction

Two Retail Buildings in Federal Hill Available Now at Auction

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The three-story buildings, which also have apartments on the top two floors, were the former homes of Tradestone Gallery and The Book Escape, respectively. These two businesses, which have the same owner, are relocating to 925 S. Charles St.

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New Traffic Signal Installed at Hanover Street and Henrietta Street

New Traffic Signal Installed at Hanover Street and Henrietta Street

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new traffic signal was installed this month at the intersection of S. Hanover St. and W. Henrietta St. The intersection sits at the cross-section of the Otterbein, Sharp-Leadenhall, and Federal Hill neighborhoods. It is adjacent to Firestone Complete Auto Care’s parking lot.

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Body in Rhythm Training Opens in Locust Point

Body in Rhythm Training Opens in Locust Point

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Locust Point resident and personal trainer Matt Swiger opened Body in Rhythm Training this month at 1000 E. Key Hwy. in Locust Point. Body in Rhythm takes over a 1,400 sq. ft. space in two garages which were once part of Egan Marine Contracting Co. and later Weller Development Company.

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Featured Listing: 3,000 Sq. Ft. Luxury Federal Hill Home with Large Rooms, A Huge Rooftop Deck, and Six-Car Parking

Featured Listing: 3,000 Sq. Ft. Luxury Federal Hill Home with Large Rooms, A Huge Rooftop Deck, and Six-Car Parking

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Opportunities to purchase a 3,000 sqft home in South Baltimore are incredibly rare, however 128 E Fort offers a massive footprint and amenities that are truly unmatched in the neighborhood. Recently built in 2015, this 3bd/4.5ba five-story home features 9′ ceilings, a two car garage plus four additional off-street parking spaces, and one of the largest rooftop terraces in the City.

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Final Master Plan Revealed for Solo Gibbs Park, Could Include Multipurpose Court Funded by The Capitals

Final Master Plan Revealed for Solo Gibbs Park, Could Include Multipurpose Court Funded by The Capitals

| October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

After three years of planning, the final draft for the Solo Gibbs Masters Plan has been revealed by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP). BCRP worked on the master plan of the 2.5-acre park in Sharp-Leadenhall with architecture firm Mahan Rykiel Associates and members of the community.

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SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Learn about the Hoodstock XVII Charity Music Fest

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Learn about the Hoodstock XVII Charity Music Fest

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to a special episode of SoBo Spotlight. In this episode, Nate sits down (from 6 ft. away) with Lauren Bussard, director of development for Unified Community Connections, and Russ Causey, founder of the annual Hoodstock Charity Music Festival, to discuss the upcoming 17th annual Hoodstock “Virtual” event which will air live on the Hoodstock YouTube channel on Saturday, October 17th at 8PM.

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‘Charles Street Promenade’ Shopping and Dining Event Taking Place on Saturday

‘Charles Street Promenade’ Shopping and Dining Event Taking Place on Saturday

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has announced a one-day closure of Charles Street, between Saratoga Street and North Avenue, to facilitate outdoor shopping, dining, and strolling.

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Unified Community Connections to Hold Virtual Hoodstock Fundraiser on October 17th

Unified Community Connections to Hold Virtual Hoodstock Fundraiser on October 17th

| October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Traditionally Hoodstock is the charity event where guests “Just Say No to Black-Tie and Yes to Tie-Dye” while enjoying live music, food and drink. Approximately 350 people attended last year raising more than $93,000.  This year’s 17th annual event will be virtual, due to the COVID pandemic.   

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Mid-Week Listing: Three-Bedroom Federal Hill Home with a Finished Basement and Multiple Outdoor Spaces

Mid-Week Listing: Three-Bedroom Federal Hill Home with a Finished Basement and Multiple Outdoor Spaces

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

This three-bedroom, 1,668 sq. ft. Federal Hill home is a short walk to the stadiums and Cross Street Market. It features hardwood floors, exposed brick, stainless steel appliances, new carpet, a finished basement, a second-story deck, and a back patio.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Three new salons open in South Baltimore, Pop Tacos reopens, more apartments planned for Downtown, a Federal Hill restaurant is expanding to the county, and a Locust Point company is experiencing big growth in 2020.

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$3-Million Study Coming to Improve Seagirt Marine Terminal

$3-Million Study Coming to Improve Seagirt Marine Terminal

| October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) are launching a study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor, with goals of improving capacity, safety and efficiency at the Seagirt Marine Terminal within the Port of Baltimore.

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