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The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Latin Spot Grill has opened at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

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Community Cleanup Planned Today for Morrell Park

Community Cleanup Planned Today for Morrell Park

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Scott Presler, a Northern Virginia-based political activist who has been coordinating large community cleanups in Baltimore and other cities around the country since last year, has another one planned today for the Morrell Park community of South Baltimore.

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The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Local Oyster, a seafood bar with locations at Mount Vernon Marketplace and Arlington, VA, is opening its third location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of Rallo’s Restaurant and Big Matty’s Diner, but it has been vacant since 2015.

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Mid-Week Five: Listings in South Baltimore with a Private Garage

Mid-Week Five: Listings in South Baltimore with a Private Garage

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Mid-Week Five, a SouthBMore.com feature showcasing five homes in a certain category in South Baltimore. Showcased are five homes in South Baltimore with private garages.

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Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dulceology, a bakery inspired by El Salvadorian and Latin American desserts, has opened at 1138 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor retail space was previously a real estate office and mental health services business in recent years. Dulceology owners and sisters Alejandra and Nicole Leiva spent recent months transforming the space into the retail and commercial bakery.

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Fulton Bank to Open in Federal Hill at the Former Unleashed by Petco Space

Fulton Bank to Open in Federal Hill at the Former Unleashed by Petco Space

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Fulton Bank will open at the former Unleased by Petco space at 1100 Light St. in Federal Hill. The prominent 3,600 sq. ft. retail space, which is at the corner of Light St. and E. Cross St., is adjacent to Cross Street Market. It has been vacant since October 2018.

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Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

“As difficult as it has been for everyone to navigate their lives through the past 6 months, it has been tough for small businesses too to figure out how to operate under these new restrictions. As a result, and while we remain restricted to less than 50% capacity in our spin rooms, we have had to make some tough decisions.”

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Demolition Begins in Preparation for a 950-Unit ‘Beyond Self Storage’ Facility in Carroll-Camden

Demolition Begins in Preparation for a 950-Unit ‘Beyond Self Storage’ Facility in Carroll-Camden

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Demolition of a collection of properties on the 1500 block of Ridgely St. in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area began in recent weeks to make way for a 950-unit Beyond Self Storage facility. According to a Baltimore City Department of Works Application for Redevelopment Waiver, the project has an approximate area of 1.14 acres and is bounded by Worcester St. to the north, Denver St. to the east, Ridgely St. to the west, and an existing commercial use property to the south.

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American Visionary Art Museum to Reopen on Friday

American Visionary Art Museum to Reopen on Friday

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

After temporarily closing its doors in March in observance of government guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Visionary Art Museum enthusiastically reopens its doors to public visitors on Friday, September 25, 2020 with new hours

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the $23.1-Million Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the $23.1-Million Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

A groundbreaking ceremony took place today to kick off the Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill. This follows a groundbreaking earlier this month for the BGE Field presented by KELLY, which is a new turf field being constructed at Reedbird Park. Both projects are part of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) redevelopment of the Cherry Hill park which was once the location of a landfill.

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Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Restaurant Sofushion Cafe’ will open this Sunday at 6 S. Poppleton St. in Hollins Market. The two-story restaurant space is in a free-standing building that has been vacant in recent years.

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Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

| September 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last week, The Daily Meal published an article titled “The 101 Best Pizzas in America” and Federal Hill’s Pizza di Joey came in at #80. This is the second honor for the Cross Street Market pizza shop this year as it also won best pizza in The Baltimore Sun’s Readers’ Choice poll.

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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for some great dishes to get around South Baltimore? Here are a few recent favorites which include two pizzas in Riverside, Pit Beef in Federal Hill, fried chicken in Federal Hill, and snowballs in Locust Point.

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Featured Listing: Stunning Industrial Chic Silo Point Condo with Waterfront Views, a Private Terrace, and Luxury Kitchen

Featured Listing: Stunning Industrial Chic Silo Point Condo with Waterfront Views, a Private Terrace, and Luxury Kitchen

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Silo Point, an industrial chic, amenity rich, award winning condominium in beautiful Locust Point!  Elevate your thinking and your views from unit #1511, a spacious 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath retreat in the sky!  This amazing unit features 2200 square feet of single level living with 14-foot ceilings and massive windows that provide jaw dropping skyline views of Downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

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South Baltimore’s Stephen J. Tant Plumbing Can Solve Your Plumbing and HVAC Needs

South Baltimore’s Stephen J. Tant Plumbing Can Solve Your Plumbing and HVAC Needs

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stephen J. Tant has lived in South Baltimore his whole life and now he is helping many in the area with their plumbing and HVAC needs. His South Baltimore-based company, Stephen J. Tant Plumbing, LLC, has seven employees who are almost all South Baltimoreans like himself. Stephen J. Tant Plumbing can work on residential, commercial, retail, and multi-family projects ranging from small projects, such as a clogged sink, to large projects, such as whole-property renovations

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St. Mary Star of The Sea Raises Money to Reinstall its Star-Cross

St. Mary Star of The Sea Raises Money to Reinstall its Star-Cross

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

In April, a hail and wind store knocked down the iconic symbol at St. Mary Star of The Sea Catholic Church in Federal Hill – the steeple’s cross with a lighted star in the middle. The Catholic Community of South Baltimore was able to immediately get a crane contractor to remove the star while it figured out the next steps to get it reinstalled.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Update on a man prohibited from Riverside Park due to lewd behavior, an aggravated assault in Federal Hill, three robberies and two burglaries in Pigtown, and larcenies around the area.

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Rosh Hashanah Shofar in the Park This Sunday at Riverside Park and the HarborView Promenade

Rosh Hashanah Shofar in the Park This Sunday at Riverside Park and the HarborView Promenade

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Chabad of South Baltimore is hosting Rosh Hashanah Shofar in the Park on Sunday at Riverside Park and the HarborView Promenade.

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Million Dollar Monday: Brand New Townhome at Brewer’s Crossing with Four Bedrooms, a Garage, Loft, and Rooftop Deck

Million Dollar Monday: Brand New Townhome at Brewer’s Crossing with Four Bedrooms, a Garage, Loft, and Rooftop Deck

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE! This end unit home features a full two-car garage, upgrade finishes throughout the home, and an upgraded fourth level loft area for added living space! Not to mention it’s also within walking distance to your favorite Brewer’s Hill and Canton locations.

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Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new focaccia business called Solo Focaccia has launched out of a home in Locust Point. Solo sells focaccia on its website that can be picked up at different pop-up locations around the city.

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Man Shot and Killed Sunday Night in Federal Hill Park

Man Shot and Killed Sunday Night in Federal Hill Park

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

On September 13, 2020, at 11:03 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Warren Avenue for a report of gunshots being heard in the area. When officers arrived, they found a 39-year old man with gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 6

Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 6

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Episode 6 of This Week in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin discuss the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions; new businesses in South Baltimore including an ice cream shop and a crepe shop; businesses modifying concepts to keep up with the times; real estate developments in Pigtown, Port Covington, Sharp-Leadenhall, and Cherry Hill; the Ravens getting the season started as the Orioles are still competing for the playoffs; and our favorite plates around South Baltimore.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| September 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

An anchor tenant closes at Power Plant, a local businesses is expanding, an apartment building is planned for Downtown, and the Best of Baltimore winners from South Baltimore.

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SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

SoBo Café has launched a chicken wrap concept called Fowl Play Wraps. The wraps are available for carryout from SoBo Café or for delivery through GrubHub.

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Under Amour to Lay Off 600 Employees Globally as Part of New Restructuring Plan

Under Amour to Lay Off 600 Employees Globally as Part of New Restructuring Plan

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a United States Securities and Exchange Commission report this week, Under Armour announced it will be laying off 600 employees of its global workforce as part of a modification of its 2020 restructuring plan. According to Baltimore Business Journal, Under Armour has 2,400 employees in the Baltimore area and 14,500 employees globally.

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Waterfront Partnership Relaunches its Inner Harbor Kayak Tours

Waterfront Partnership Relaunches its Inner Harbor Kayak Tours

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks and the Waterfront Partnership are bringing back the Inner Harbor Kayak Tours.

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Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Like many businesses, Federal Hill pizza shop TinyBrickOven’s sales were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic which made paying some bills difficult for owner Will Fagg. This led to him reaching out to his email and social media subscribers last month letting them know about a $2,000-plus electric bill that he was struggling to pay. He wanted to see if they could come in to support him by buying some pizza.

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Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The State of Maryland entered the first phase of Stage Three of ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’ from COVID-19 last week, but the City of Baltimore did not loosen any restrictions at the time. Today, however, Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced he is moving the City into Stage Two which will increase the capacity at retail, restaurant, entertainment, recreation, and religious facilities.

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California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pasadena, California-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is planning a six-story, 169,812 sq. ft. lab and office building in Port Covington. The project is a collaboration between Alexandria and The Port Covington Development Team.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Two burglaries and a robbery in Federal Hill; a robbery on Light St.; a robbery and aggravated assault at Inner Harbor; a robbery in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and an aggravated assault in Hollins Market.

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Weekend Road Closures Around South Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures Around South Baltimore

| September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lane closes around Baltimore including work on the JFX and closures for outdoor dining in Federal Hill, Fell’s Point, and Canton.

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Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Field at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill

Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Field at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

The 83,000 sq. ft. field is part of the larger redevelopment of Reedbird Park by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP).

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‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Moo Moo Cows ice cream shop opened last month at 926 Light St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor space was formerly part of the Marcus-Boyd Realty office which is still open in a separate suite in the building.

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