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T. Rowe Price Relocating Headquarters from the Inner Harbor to Harbor Point

T. Rowe Price Relocating Headquarters from the Inner Harbor to Harbor Point

| December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. announced today it will relocate from its current headquarters at 100 E. Pratt St. to the Harbor Point development in Fells Point in 2024. T. Rowe Price has signed a 15-year lease for two buildings, totaling 450,000 sq. ft., that will be constructed by Beatty Development Group and Armada Hoffler Construction.

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Photo Tour: New Murals Around South Baltimore

Photo Tour: New Murals Around South Baltimore

| December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is a lot of new artwork around South Baltimore as murals have been painted on rowhomes in Mount Clare, Pigtown, Union Square, Federal Hill, and Riverside.

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Baltimore Issues RFP for a Redevelopment or Replacement of the Baltimore Arena

Baltimore Issues RFP for a Redevelopment or Replacement of the Baltimore Arena

| November 30, 2020

BDC stated in a press release that “the goal of redevelopment is either a major renovation of the existing structure or a newly constructed arena at the current site. BDC’s goal is to create a major transformation of the existing Arena into a first-class, modern, entertainment and event venue through either renovation or new construction.”

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Downtown Partnership Launching Holiday Pop-up Retail Store at Center Plaza

Downtown Partnership Launching Holiday Pop-up Retail Store at Center Plaza

| November 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore will open a pop-up retail store to help local makers increase sales and visibility during a COVID-challenged holiday gift season. The store will be open in a ground floor retail space made available by Artemis Properties on Center Plaza from noon to 8 pm each Wednesday through Sunday, December 2nd to the 23rd.

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Stop by Federal Hill CBD Shop ‘Patorco’ for Great Black Friday Weekend Discounts

Stop by Federal Hill CBD Shop ‘Patorco’ for Great Black Friday Weekend Discounts

| November 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

CBD is a non-psychoactive part of the hemp and cannabis plants. People claim mood-altering, pain-relieving and stress-reducing properties from the molecule. Aside from its calming properties, CBD also provides anti-inflammation effects.

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Banners Painted by Francis Scott Key Students On Display at Rash Field Construction Site

Banners Painted by Francis Scott Key Students On Display at Rash Field Construction Site

| November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

New banners painted by Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School students were hung this week on the construction fence at Rash Field. The banners are part of an initiative by Waterfront Partnership to build excitement for the redevelopment of the Inner Harbor park.

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‘Baltimore Small Business Stories’ Launches with Photo Essays of Local Entrepreneurs

‘Baltimore Small Business Stories’ Launches with Photo Essays of Local Entrepreneurs

| November 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new website called Baltimore Small Business Stories (BaltimoreSmall.com) recently launched to highlight the unique stories of small business owners in the area. Baltimore Small Business Stories is a photo essay project by Federal Hill resident Jon Bregel and New York resident Rocco Campenelli.

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Pet Shop and Groomer ‘D’Luxurious Paws’ Opens in Federal Hill

Pet Shop and Groomer ‘D’Luxurious Paws’ Opens in Federal Hill

| November 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

D’Luxurious Paws has opened at 924 Light St. in Federal Hill. The new pet shop, which offers pet grooming, dog daycare, and dog obedience school, takes over a space that was formerly home to pet shop Pawtimore before it closed in January.

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Detroit-Style Pizza Restaurant ‘Underground Pizza’ Coming to Power Plant Live!

Detroit-Style Pizza Restaurant ‘Underground Pizza’ Coming to Power Plant Live!

| November 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Detroit-style pizza concept Underground Pizza will be opening its first brick-and-mortar location at Power Plant Live! Downtown. Underground Pizza will take over a 1,400 sq. ft. space at the plaza that was formerly the home of Joe Squared and Charm City Pizza.

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BMORE LICKS Now Open in Federal Hill

BMORE LICKS Now Open in Federal Hill

| November 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Popular Canton ice cream shop BMORE LICKS opened its second location at 901 Light St. in Federal Hill over the weekend. The 1,000 sq. ft. storefront was the former home of Pitilis Cleaners which closed earlier this year.

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Shofer’s Furniture Closing in 2021, Properties Listed for Redevelopment

Shofer’s Furniture Closing in 2021, Properties Listed for Redevelopment

| November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 106 years in business, Shofer’s Furniture will be closing its shop at 930 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill next February or March. Shofer’s will begin a close-out sale right after Christmas.

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‘On Brazilian Time’ Food Truck Patio Coming Soon to Key Highway in Federal Hill

‘On Brazilian Time’ Food Truck Patio Coming Soon to Key Highway in Federal Hill

| November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Brothers David Braun and Alexandre Silva are opening the On Brazilian Time food truck which will stay parked at 1302 Key Hwy. in Federal Hill. Braun and Silva built an attached patio with picnic tables, bar tops, and string lighting for patrons to enjoy on the former gas station property.

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Car Crashes into Blue Agave’s Parklet Dining Space

Car Crashes into Blue Agave’s Parklet Dining Space

| November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday morning around 430am, a speeding car crashed into Blue Agave’s outdoor dining parklet on Light St. and destroyed it. No one was injured.

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Afters Café to Reopen on Friday Following Renovation

Afters Café to Reopen on Friday Following Renovation

| November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Afters will have the same layout, but Hahn completely rebuilt the inside of the space by tearing out the existing flooring and replacing it, building new counters, and painting the walls. It will soon have a defined kids area with games and an adults section as well.

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Ravens Will Not Have Fans This Sunday vs. the Titans

Ravens Will Not Have Fans This Sunday vs. the Titans

| November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

After consulting with the offices of Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, in addition to public health officials – including MedStar Health – the decision has been made not to host fans for this Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans.

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Electrolyte-Enhanced Vodka ‘Lytos’ Launches in Baltimore

Electrolyte-Enhanced Vodka ‘Lytos’ Launches in Baltimore

| November 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new electrolyte-enhanced vodka called Lytos launched this week in Baltimore. Lytos was started by South Baltimore resident Bill Fanshawe and former South Baltimore residents Nicholas DiSanti and Andrew Jones, who both now live in Canton. All three of the founders grew up in the Baltimore area and graduated from Towson University.

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Baltimore-Themed Shirts for Sale to Benefit the Tim Moriconi Endowment Scholarship Fund

Baltimore-Themed Shirts for Sale to Benefit the Tim Moriconi Endowment Scholarship Fund

| November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The family of Tim Moriconi, who was tragically murdered in Federal Hill in 2018, has launched new shirts, bottle openers, and stickers to raise money for the Tim Moriconi Endowment Scholarship Fund at Fishburne Military School in Virginia.

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‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Variety Show to Take Place Virtually on December 4th

‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Variety Show to Take Place Virtually on December 4th

| November 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The program, which will be hosted by Downtown Kevin Brown, will feature entertainment by:Baltimore’s favorite trumpet player from Dat Feel Good band, Clarence Ward III; singer Lia Songbird; guitar player and songwriter Darren Dugan; Baltimore born-and-raised comedian Dave Butler; Komal Bhagat; Janice Rosado; Aaron Hill; and more…

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The Late Tom Clancy’s 12,000 Sq. Ft. Condo at The Ritz-Carlton Residences Heads to Auction

The Late Tom Clancy’s 12,000 Sq. Ft. Condo at The Ritz-Carlton Residences Heads to Auction

| November 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The late Tom Clancy’s former 12,000 sq. ft. condo at The Ritz-Carlton Residences will be offered at auction on December 12th at 11am by Angel Stevens of Cummings & Co Realtors.

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Cielo Verde Opens for Catering Events at American Visionary Art Museum

Cielo Verde Opens for Catering Events at American Visionary Art Museum

| November 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cielo Verde, a cafe and event space at American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM), has opened for catering events. Cielo Verde was first announced in February, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its café has not yet opened. The third-story space was previously occupied by Encantada which closed in January 2019.

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Veteran-Owned Businesses in South Baltimore

Veteran-Owned Businesses in South Baltimore

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Happy Veterans Day to all the veterans and active duty military members in South Baltimore and beyond. Here’s a list of some of the veteran-owned businesses in the area.

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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated 1,404 Sq. Ft. Townhome on Cross Street with a Rooftop Deck

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated 1,404 Sq. Ft. Townhome on Cross Street with a Rooftop Deck

| November 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

No need to look any further! This Baltimore City charmer is perfect for investors and first time home owners alike!!! This newly renovated 2 BED/ 1.5 BATH row home with private roof top deck is conveniently located in the heart of Pig Town, just minutes from all that Baltimore has to offer!

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Federal Hill Prep’s ‘Fling in the Fall’ Virtual Auction This Weekend

Federal Hill Prep’s ‘Fling in the Fall’ Virtual Auction This Weekend

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Don’t miss Fling in the Fall: the Federal Hill Preparatory School PTO’s virtual auction, running from Friday, November 13th at 6pm to Sunday, November 15th at 8pm

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Entire Block of Union Square Up for Auction Next Week

Entire Block of Union Square Up for Auction Next Week

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

An online Alex Cooper auction begins next week for an entire block of homes in Union Square. The auction features 10 homes that are a mix of occupied, vacant, and shells in need of full renovation on the 1600 block of Lemmon St.

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Collectors Shop ‘Elseworlds Emporium’ Opens in Federal Hill

Collectors Shop ‘Elseworlds Emporium’ Opens in Federal Hill

| November 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Elseworlds Emporium is a new business from Jason Petrini, who lives in the area and is a veteran of the United States Army. It specializes in a “wide range of product lines which cater to collectors, table-top/RPG gamers, hobbyists, pop-culture aficionados, and geek-chique enthusiasts.”

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The Port Covington Development Team Contributes to Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake’s Mount Winans Project

The Port Covington Development Team Contributes to Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake’s Mount Winans Project

| November 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake completed a nine-townhome project earlier this year on the 2600 block of Huron St. in Mount Winans. Each of the townhomes were sold to and are now occupied by new homeowners who qualified with 30 percent to 80 percent of Area Median Income.

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Baltimore City Places New COVID-19-Related Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars, Gyms, and Churches

Baltimore City Places New COVID-19-Related Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars, Gyms, and Churches

| November 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced on Friday that new COVID-19-related restrictions will begin on Thursday, November 12th at 5pm as a result of the rising number of cases around the city, state, and country.

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Christmas Village Not Returning to the Inner Harbor This Year

Christmas Village Not Returning to the Inner Harbor This Year

| November 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

“It is with deep regret that Christmas Village in Baltimore, the authentic open-air and indoor German-style Christmas market at the Inner Harbor, is announcing its postponement of the 2020 in-person market due to the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Nine Retail Buildings Demolished on West Baltimore Street

Nine Retail Buildings Demolished on West Baltimore Street

| November 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Nine retail buildings on the southern side of the 1100 block of W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton are being demolished by the City of Baltimore after being deemed unsafe. These vacant rowhomes from 1105 to 1121 W. Baltimore St. were built between 1870 and 1900 according to tax records. They are owned by multiple LLCs from the Washington, D.C. suburbs.

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Holiday Inn Baltimore – Inner Harbor Closes, Property Under New Ownership

Holiday Inn Baltimore – Inner Harbor Closes, Property Under New Ownership

| November 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

The hotel was built in 1964 and once had an revolving restaurant on the top floor with 360-degree views of Baltimore.

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Outdoor Climbing Facility Planned for Pigtown Main Street

Outdoor Climbing Facility Planned for Pigtown Main Street

| November 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

An outdoor climbing facility called Pigtown Climbs is planned for a 4,400 sq. ft. empty lot in Pigtown at 938 Washington Blvd. Pigtown Climbs, which will be a nonprofit, was launched by Pigtown resident Bri’Anna Horne in partnership with the property owner 930 Properties LLC.

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Pet Valu to Close in Locust Point as the Regional Retailer Goes Out of Business

Pet Valu to Close in Locust Point as the Regional Retailer Goes Out of Business

| November 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Southside Marketplace in Locust Point/Riverside is losing a popular pet store as Pet Valu U.S. has announced it is closing all of its 358 stores and warehouses in the northeastern and midwestern part of the country, as well as its corporate office in Wayne, PA. Pet Valu has been a longtime tenant of the South Baltimore shopping center and relocated to its larger 4,354 sq. ft. space within the complex in 2012. 

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2020 Election Results in South Baltimore

2020 Election Results in South Baltimore

| November 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Voting has completed for the 2020 General Election and, while the race for President of the United States is too close to call as votes are still being counted, all local election results have been called and won by Democrat candidates.

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