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Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks has started preliminary work for a renovation and expansion of the athletic facilities at Riverside Park. This project was made possible by Recreation & Parks purchasing a triangular-shaped piece of land located beyond the outfield fences of Hap Hall Memorial Field from CSX for $300,000 in May 2018.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

A burglary in Federal Hill; two aggravated assaults at the Inner Harbor; and stolen autos in Pigtown and Union Square.

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Philly Pretzel Factory Is Latest Business to Close at Harborplace as the Complex is in Receivership

Philly Pretzel Factory Is Latest Business to Close at Harborplace as the Complex is in Receivership

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philly Pretzel Factory is the latest business to close at the Harborplace Pavilions. The complex was taken from former owner Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation last June and put into receivership.

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Starbucks Opening at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill

Starbucks Opening at Wheelhouse in Federal Hill

| February 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Starbucks in coming to a prime corner in Federal Hill as it will open at a 2,200 sq. ft. retail space at the corner of S. Charles St. and Cross St. at the newly-built Wheelhouse development. Construction is currently underway and Starbucks hopes to open in late-April or early-May.

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Alma Cocina Latina Team Opening Cielo Verde at American Visionary Art Museum

Alma Cocina Latina Team Opening Cielo Verde at American Visionary Art Museum

| February 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) has a new tenant for its restaurant space as Cielo Verde, a concept from Alma Cocina Latina and Alkimia owner Irena Stein, will open in the coming weeks. Cielo Verde will fill a third-story space previously occupied by Encantada, which closed in January 2019.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wicked at Hippodrome, Belgian Beer Fest, pizza classes, Festival of Laughs, college lacrosse including Loyola/Hopkins, Cupid’s Undie Run, Pajama Brunch, Pinewood Derby, and more.

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Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

| February 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are nine different road closures this weekend around Baltimore City.

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Riverside Taphouse Opening in the former Das Bier Haus

Riverside Taphouse Opening in the former Das Bier Haus

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Social Pub General Manager Ryan Kehoe is opening Riverside Taphouse at 1542 Light St. in the former Das Bier Haus building. With renovations currently underway, Kehoe and his team hope to open the new restaurant in the approximately 2,509 sq. ft. space by March.

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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Named Second Tenant for Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Named Second Tenant for Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Union Bros. development at 37 W. Cross St. in Sharp-Leadenhall has signed its second office tenant as the Madison, Wisconsin-based Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is leasing a 2,058 sq. ft. first-floor space. Developers Len Bush and John Roe have transformed the former 40,000 sq. ft. Union Bros. Furniture and Plymouth Wallpaper property into an office and retail complex.

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L.P. Steamers Currently Closed for Renovations

L.P. Steamers Currently Closed for Renovations

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Locust Point (L.P.) Steamers is renovating its seafood restaurant at 1100 E. Fort Ave. once again, but this time it is closed as construction takes place. L.P. Steamers shut down on February 2nd and hopes to reopen on February 17th.

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Howl at the Moon to Close at Power Plant Live! at the End of February

Howl at the Moon to Close at Power Plant Live! at the End of February

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon, one of the original tenants of Power Plant Live!, is closing at the end of February after 20 years of business.

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Kraken Axes Opens at Power Plant Live!

Kraken Axes Opens at Power Plant Live!

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Power Plant Live welcomed a new business as axe throwing bar Kraken Axes & Rage opened last month at the Downtown retail and office complex in a space formerly occupied by MEX. Kraken Axes & Rage also has a location in Washington D.C.

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Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom, Two-Bathroom Home Across from the Inner Harbor with a Private Courtyard

Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom, Two-Bathroom Home Across from the Inner Harbor with a Private Courtyard

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom Federal Hill home is across the street from the Inner Harbor. It features hardwood floors, fireplaces, built-in shelving, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room, a two-level private courtyard, and spacious bathrooms.

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Washington D.C.’s ‘Ben’s Chili Bowl’ Opening in Food Court at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Washington D.C.’s ‘Ben’s Chili Bowl’ Opening in Food Court at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced that Washington D.C.’s Ben’s Chili Bowl will join the mix of tenants at its Baltimore Marketplace food court, which is currently undergoing a $1-million renovation. Ben’s Chili Bowl will take over a space on the north end of the food court where Heavy Seas Burger and B’more Chicken & Donuts previously had restaurants.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

A robbery and two stolen autos in Pigtown, a stolen auto in Carroll-Camden, a burglary in Hollins Market, and larcenies around the area.

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Councilman Eric Costello Running Uncontested in District 11

Councilman Eric Costello Running Uncontested in District 11

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilman Eric Costello (D) is running for his second full term as District 11 Councilman and he will be the only candidate on the ballot from either party. District 11 includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Downtown, Ridgely’s Delight, Mount Vernon, Mid-Town Belvedere, Seton Hill, Heritage Crossing, Upton, Madison Park, Bolton Hill, and Druid Heights.

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Million Dollar Monday: New Construction Home at Brewer’s Crossing with Two-Car Garage, Rooftop Terrace, and Exquisite Luxury

Million Dollar Monday: New Construction Home at Brewer’s Crossing with Two-Car Garage, Rooftop Terrace, and Exquisite Luxury

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE! This new construction home features four levels of exquisite luxury: a full two car garage, modern open concept living areas, three bedrooms total (including dual owner’s suites), a large rooftop terrace – and all within walking distance to your favorite Brewer’s Hill and Canton locations.

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Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures in Baltimore

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Road closures on Eastern Avenue in Little Italy, on the Johns Falls Expressway, and on Hilton Parkway.

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Bullhead Pit Beef to Open a Stall at Cross Street Market

Bullhead Pit Beef to Open a Stall at Cross Street Market

| February 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bullhead’s menu will feature pit beef, pit turkey, pulled pork, pulled brisket and garlic fries. Stall construction will start soon as Bullhead hopes to open before Orioles Opening Day.

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Bullseye Business Center Opens in Sharp-Leadenhall Offering Private Office Spaces

Bullseye Business Center Opens in Sharp-Leadenhall Offering Private Office Spaces

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Himmelrich Associates, Inc. recently opened the Bullseye Business Center on the second floor of the former old Phoenix Manufacturing Building at 190 W. Ostend St. in Sharp-Leadenhall. Bullseye Business Center offers small private offices to small businesses and professionals with shared amenities.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Disney on Ice, Motor Trend Auto Show, Night to Shine, Ceasefire, a BSO Tribute to Charlie Chaplin, Rose All Day, Romeo & Juliet, Tats for Tails, Demetri Martin, and more.

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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) is pleased to host a free one-day conference on April 3rd, 2020 at the Horseshoe Casino. The event, Fostering Vital Neighborhoods: A Community Capacity Building Conference, will bring together grant makers, grant seekers, and community-focused nonprofits, and grassroots advocates across Baltimore City for a chance to network and enhance critical organizational skills.

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Mount Clare Junction in Pigtown Changes Hands, Could Get Redeveloped in the Future

Mount Clare Junction in Pigtown Changes Hands, Could Get Redeveloped in the Future

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mount Clare Junction has been sold to Carlyle Development Group, a private real estate equity firm based in Purchase, NY. The 15.71-acre, 234,036 sq. ft. retail and office complex in Pigtown sits within a block of Hollins Market, Mount Clare, and Union Square.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault in Pigtown; a burglary in Hollins Market; stolen autos in Locust Point and Union Square; and some larcenies around the area.

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Art of Balance Wellness Spa Opening This Month at The Ritz-Carlton Residences

Art of Balance Wellness Spa Opening This Month at The Ritz-Carlton Residences

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Art of Balance Wellness Spa will open on February 14th at The Ritz-Carlton Residences at 801 Key Hwy. in Federal Hill. Art of Balance takes over a 6,000 sq. ft. space formerly occupied by Baltimore Spa and Salon.

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Goodier Properties Recently Acquired the Former Globe Brewing Co. Property on Key Highway

Goodier Properties Recently Acquired the Former Globe Brewing Co. Property on Key Highway

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Adding to its portfolio of properties on Key Hwy., SouthBMore.com learned last week that Goodier Properties purchased the former Globe Brewing Co. property at 1323 Key Hwy. in recent years and hopes to develop it in the future.

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iPhoneAid Closes in Federal Hill

iPhoneAid Closes in Federal Hill

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

You will now have to leave the neighborhood to get your iPhones fixed as iPhoneAid has closed at 1442 Light St. in Federal Hill

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10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard Hopes to Break Ground in April

10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard Hopes to Break Ground in April

| January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of Maryland BioPark and developer Wexford Science & Technology showed updated plans to the Baltimore City Planning Department’s Urban Design & Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP) last Thursday for the $200-plus million, 10-story, 333,000 sq. ft. office and biotech building at the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and W. Baltimore St.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bike Party, Shen Run, Winter Trolley Tour, Baltimore Wedding Experience, Greater Good Market, Cupid’s Undie Run, Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto, Puppet Slamwich, Nerd Prom, Groundhog Day at Parkway Theatre, Super Bowl Chili Cookoff, brewery events, and more.

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The Lanahan Building on Light Street Being Converted to 40 Apartments

The Lanahan Building on Light Street Being Converted to 40 Apartments

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Lanahan Building at 22 Light St. in Downtown will be converted to 40 apartments. The six-story, 51,510 sq. ft. building includes two retail spaces – one is occupied by 7-Eleven and the other, which was most recently The Bun Shop, is vacant.

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Mid-Week Listing: Renovated Home Near Riverside Park with Custom Woodwork and Two-Car Parking

Mid-Week Listing: Renovated Home Near Riverside Park with Custom Woodwork and Two-Car Parking

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

This three-bedroom, custom renovation by New Renaissance is a block from Riverside Park. It features original hardwood floors; polished concrete floors; reclaimed wood walls, window sills, and shelving; exposed brick; high-end bathrooms; a rooftop deck; and a two-car parking pad.

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Little Havana Renovates Its Event Spaces, Plans a Future Cafe Facing Key Highway

Little Havana Renovates Its Event Spaces, Plans a Future Cafe Facing Key Highway

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Little Havana at 1325 Key Hwy. in Federal Hill recently completed some renovations and was approved to expand the footprint of its liquor license to cover its entire 14,981 sq. ft. waterfront building. This is the latest round of investment for the Cuban-themed restaurant that has been open since 1997.

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Annapolis Architecture Firm to Lease 10,000-Plus Sq. Ft. at Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

Annapolis Architecture Firm to Lease 10,000-Plus Sq. Ft. at Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Union Bros. development at 37 W. Cross St. in Sharp-Leadenhall has signed its first office tenant as Annapolis architecture firm CRGA will be relocating to a 10,032 sq. ft. space in the complex. Developers Len Bush and John Roe have transformed the former 40,000 sq. ft. Union Bros. Furniture and Plymouth Wallpaper property into an office and retail complex.

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