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Demolition Begins at Future Site of ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Across from M&T Bank Stadium

Demolition Begins at Future Site of ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Across from M&T Bank Stadium

| July 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Demolition is underway at 1300 Warner St. in Stadium Area, which is the future site of music venue The Paramount Baltimore. The proposed $50-million, 92,975 sq. ft., 4,000-seat facility will take the place of an existing 91,744 sq. ft. brick building and warehouse on a two-acre lot.

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The Sweet Shoppe Closes at Cross Street Market, Taharka Brothers to Replace It

The Sweet Shoppe Closes at Cross Street Market, Taharka Brothers to Replace It

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

After 32 years at Cross Street Market, The Sweet Shoppe closed as owner Pete Pittas is planning to retire. The Cross Street Market team of Caves Valley Partners and CANAdev announced today the candy stall will be replaced by Taharka Brothers, a Baltimore-based ice cream business, this summer.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault at an Inner Harbor hotel; a burglary on Pratt St.; an aggravated assault in Locust Point; two stolen autos in Pigtown; and a robbery in Hollins Market.

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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home on Cross Street 

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home on Cross Street 

| June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just listed! Renovated 3-story rowhome in the heart of Pigtown! This move-in ready home features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and an updated kitchen with new granite counter tops.

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Bartending Academy “Gorgitenders” Opening in Federal Hill

Bartending Academy “Gorgitenders” Opening in Federal Hill

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bartending academy Gorgitenders is opening at 912 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. Gorgitenders is taking over an approximately 1,000 sq. ft. space that was recently the home of vintage shop SIX2SIX Society.

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YogaWorks Closes in Federal Hill

YogaWorks Closes in Federal Hill

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

YogaWorks has closed its second-floor studio at 1024 Light St. in Federal Hill. This YogaWorks location, which used to be Charm City Yoga before it was acquired by YogaWorks, moved to this location in 2014.

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SouthBMore.com Launches Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 1

SouthBMore.com Launches Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 1

| June 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Guess what? SouthBMore.com is launching a podcast! Kevin Lynch has teamed up with Nate Carper, an audio engineer and 10-year resident of South Baltimore, to bring you “This Week in South Baltimore.” The new podcast will cover the weekly news and the latest and greatest in South Baltimore. 

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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge Closed on Saturday for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge Closed on Saturday for Repairs

| June 26, 2020 | 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 Saturday for maintenance work. 

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Tour Brand New 3,950 sq. ft.,Three-Car Garage Townhomes This Sunday in Locust Point

Tour Brand New 3,950 sq. ft.,Three-Car Garage Townhomes This Sunday in Locust Point

| June 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

3 Spectacular new construction 4-level luxury townhomes with 3 car garages in Locust Point! The huge 3-car garage encompasses the entire ground level, has plenty of storage space and walks out to a small rear patio.  The 2nd floor living level is where you’ll find the living room, dining room, powder room and kitchen all with wood floors, recessed lighting and tons of natural light. 

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The Maryland Science Center to Reopen Next Week at 25% Capacity, IMAX Remains Closed

The Maryland Science Center to Reopen Next Week at 25% Capacity, IMAX Remains Closed

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Science Center will welcome guests at 25% capacity Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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AVAM Cancels Flicks From the Hill in 2020, Pet Parade Goes Virtual, Museum Remains Closed

AVAM Cancels Flicks From the Hill in 2020, Pet Parade Goes Virtual, Museum Remains Closed

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Two of the American Visionary Art Museum’s much-anticipated annual summer events have changes for 2020: July 4th Visionary Pets on Parade goes virtual for this year, and The Hughes Family Flicks from the Hill movie series has been canceled.

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B&O Railroad Museum Reopens Today, Announces New Partnership with Northeast Maglev

B&O Railroad Museum Reopens Today, Announces New Partnership with Northeast Maglev

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

The B&O Railroad Museum reopened today with schedule of events and new safety procedures in place. The B&O also has a new educational partnership at Northeast Maglev.

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Rally Held to Save Baltimore City Fire Department Engine 55 in Pigtown

Rally Held to Save Baltimore City Fire Department Engine 55 in Pigtown

| June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A large crowd gathered on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to save Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) Engine 55 which is housed at 1229 Bush St. in Pigtown/Carroll-Camden Industrial Area. Engine 55 has been cut from Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s budget in 2021.

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Bright Horizons Closes Daycare Center at Tide Point in Locust Point

Bright Horizons Closes Daycare Center at Tide Point in Locust Point

| June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Our center has supported childcare needs in the community for over 9 years, however due to the impact of COVID-19 and low demand, the center is unable to operate at a sustainable financial level.”

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Order & Chaos to Serve THB Bagels as Part of Marketing Partnership with Planit

Order & Chaos to Serve THB Bagels as Part of Marketing Partnership with Planit

| June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Planit, a Federal Hill-based communications, marketing, and digital agency, had added THB Bagelry + Deli to its roster of clients. Planit owns Order & Chaos Coffee, which is attached to its Key Hwy Headquarters, and the cafe is now selling THB’s bagels as part of the marketing partnership.

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Horseshoe Casino to Reopen on Sunday

Horseshoe Casino to Reopen on Sunday

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced today that it will reopen to the general public at 8am on Sunday. However, Caesars Rewards Seven Stars and Diamond card holders will be able to start gaming at the casino starting this Friday at 8am.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault on Russell St.; a burglary in Federal Hill; a bank robbery and aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor; a stolen vehicle in Locust Point; and larcenies around the area.

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Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Port Covington Development Team announced its plans for affordable housing in Chapter 1B of the development along with plans to replace an apartment building with a hotel. The Port Covington Development is a 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade development in South Baltimore.

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Port Covington Development Approved for $148 Million in TIF Bonds, Construction to Resume This Fall

Port Covington Development Approved for $148 Million in TIF Bonds, Construction to Resume This Fall

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved the sale of the first round of tax increment financing (TIF) bonds for the Port Covington development. This round of TIF bonds, which will be sold on the market by the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), will result in $148 million for infrastructure at the 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade Port Covington project.

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Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore restaurants, malls, and casinos were allowed to open at 50 percent capacity as of last Friday as Baltimore City entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s “Roadmap to Recovery.’ Federal Hill’s Cross Street Market, which has been open for curbside and carryout window service during the COVID-19 pandemic, will allow customers back inside starting this Thursday at 11am.

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Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City has entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic. Stage Two allows pools to open at 50 percent capacity. While some private pools in the city have already opened, the public pools in the city have not yet opened.

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Baltimore City Allows Gyms, Restaurant Dining Rooms, Places of Worship, Casinos, Museums, and Malls to Reopen

Baltimore City Allows Gyms, Restaurant Dining Rooms, Places of Worship, Casinos, Museums, and Malls to Reopen

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today that the City is following Maryland’s Stage Two ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic as of 5pm toady. This allows businesses, attractions, and places of worship to reopen at 50 percent.

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Orioles and Trey Mancini Partner on T-Shirt to Benefit Colorectal Cancer

Orioles and Trey Mancini Partner on T-Shirt to Benefit Colorectal Cancer

| June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

In support of Mancini’s fight and his partnership with the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, the Orioles are selling #F16HT t-shirts to benefit the Alliance. All net proceeds from the t-shirts will benefit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance Patient and Family Support Services.

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Emergent BioSolutions Adding Approximately 300 Jobs After New COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

Emergent BioSolutions Adding Approximately 300 Jobs After New COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

| June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Business is booming for Emergent BioSolutions as it has assisted in the country’s push to create COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. Emergent is developing two plasma-based treatments for COVID-19 and has partnered with four companies on vaccine candidates. It is additionally partnering with the Federal Government to develop and manufacture COVID-19 vaccines.

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Renderings Revealed for Horseshoe Casino’s ‘Warner Street District’

Renderings Revealed for Horseshoe Casino’s ‘Warner Street District’

| June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The master plan also shows a 320-room hotel built at the site of bar Game; a 30,000 sq. ft. bar called Yards Social Bar which will replace an industrial building at 1301 Warner St.; and 34,620 sq. ft. of additional retail. The plan also includes a plaza with a waterfront feature adjacent to Topgolf and streetscape improvements to the Gwynns Falls Waterfront which leads out to Ridgely’s Cove.

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Disappointment in Mount Clare as Baltimore’s City Council Strips Funding for Baltimore Police Department’s Mounted Unit

Disappointment in Mount Clare as Baltimore’s City Council Strips Funding for Baltimore Police Department’s Mounted Unit

| June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

“I do support shifting some [BPD] funds, but I’m am not in support of this,” Councilman Bullock told SouthBMore.com. “Hopefully we can get those funds restored.”

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Reedbird Park Redevelopment and Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center to Break Ground This Summer

Reedbird Park Redevelopment and Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center to Break Ground This Summer

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

A $23,134,000 Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) project to redevelop Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill is set to break ground this summer. The park, which was once a trash incinerator and landfill, will be the site of a 40,000 sq. ft. Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center and four new multi-purpose fields.

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Customers Now Allowed Inside Baltimore City Retail Stores

Customers Now Allowed Inside Baltimore City Retail Stores

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

This move puts Baltimore City fully in Stage One of  Maryland’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic. The roadmap was first introduced on May 14th.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

A burglary in Ridgely’s Delight; an assault in Sharp-Leadenhall; an assault in Locust Point; two burglaries, two stolen autos, an arson, and an armed robbery in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; an assault in Hollins Market; and an aggravated assault in Union Square.

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Carroll-Camden Historic Building and Industrial Property Sells for $1.75 Million

Carroll-Camden Historic Building and Industrial Property Sells for $1.75 Million

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The new owners are looking to help revitalize Pigtown and Carroll-Camden,” said Jim Chivers of Gold and Company.

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Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

A key aspect of the Port Covington Master Plan and the soon-to-be-created Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan is the idea of turning the Spring Gardens Swing Bridge, which once connected Port Covington and Westport by train, into a pedestrian bridge.

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Hanover Street Bridge To Close This Weekend for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge To Close This Weekend for Repairs

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will close again this weekend for repairs to the draw span.

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The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Latin Spot Grill will be opening 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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