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Weekend Road Closures for Downtown and Riverside

Weekend Road Closures for Downtown and Riverside

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary lane closures will be implemented along the northbound Jones Falls Expressway for street lighting work.

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Federal Hill-Based Business The codex club Wins Remington Storefront Challenge

Federal Hill-Based Business The codex club Wins Remington Storefront Challenge

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The codex club sells locally-made clothing, home goods, stationery, and jewelry. Chen, who is a film actor and graphic designer, founded the store in 2015. She began selling goods online with a focus on greeting cards and printed clothing with original illustrations by her and other local artists out of her home in Federal Hill, and the company expanded from there.

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Annoula’s Kitchen Opens at Cross Street Market

Annoula’s Kitchen Opens at Cross Street Market

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

SoBo Cafe and SoBo Market owner Anna Leventis opened her new concept Annoula’s Kitchen this month at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market. The Annoula’s stall is a fast-casual concept, but continues the theme of Leventis’ other restaurants by serving many scratch-made items and local products.

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School 33 Art Center Announces Art Exhibit to Celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Light Street

School 33 Art Center Announces Art Exhibit to Celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Light Street

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Presented by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, School 33 Art Center’s 40th Anniversary Exhibition celebrates the history of the nonprofit art space’s ongoing commitment to local, regional and national contemporary artists. Using the entire building’s gallery spaces, the anniversary exhibition features more than 40 regional visual artists who have shown in the galleries over the years.

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Gangster Vegan Organics Opens at Cross Street Market

Gangster Vegan Organics Opens at Cross Street Market

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gangster Vegan Organics opened its stall today at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. This is the fourth location for the 100% plant-based, organic, and free of gluten and soy restaurant.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Vegan Restaurant Week, Maryland State Fair, Black Panther at Flicks, O’s/Rays, three MECU Pavilion concerts, cleanups, Australian Rules Football, St. Elizabeth’s Summer Carnival, Volo Summer Fest, Camp Sandlot, Family Movie Night at Riverside Pool, Classic Car Show, Sunday Sounds in Union Square Park, beer releases, farmers markets, fitness, and more. Have fun!

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BARCS Adoptable Dogs: Meet Betsy Ross

BARCS Adoptable Dogs: Meet Betsy Ross

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hi friends! My name’s Betsy Ross. You may know Betsy Ross as the historical woman who sewed America’s first flag; I promise to make history by being the most loving dog you’ve ever known!I’m 7-years-old, but don’t let my age fool you—I can still romp around with the best of them. In fact, I LOVE going on walks and exploring the world around me! There’s just so much to sniff out there. When I’m ready to settle down for the evening, you can find me relaxing on the back porch or a comfortable sofa.

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Construction Begins on Three Large New Townhomes in Locust Point

Construction Begins on Three Large New Townhomes in Locust Point

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Construction has started on three large new townhomes at 1441 Haubert St. in Locust Point.  The homes are replacing a row of 16 one-story garages located behind the Marine Corps League Detachment 565 that were recently demolished.

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Downtown Traffic Modifications for the Shriner’s Parade Today

Downtown Traffic Modifications for the Shriner’s Parade Today

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine parade which will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m.  

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Tuesdays Under 250: Charming Two-Bedroom Home with a Bonus Room on Cross Street

Tuesdays Under 250: Charming Two-Bedroom Home with a Bonus Room on Cross Street

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

This two-bedroom home is just a couple blocks from the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill Park, and Federal Hill Main Street. It features original hardwood floors, a renovated kitchen with a backsplash and quartz countertops, a second-story bonus room, and a fenced-in back yard with a garden.

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Major Byron Conaway Named New Commander of the Southern District, Monique Brown Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Major Byron Conaway Named New Commander of the Southern District, Monique Brown Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Southern District of the Baltimore Police Department is under new leadership after the promotion of former Commander Monique Brown to Lieutenant Colonel. Major Byron Conaway is now the Commander of the Southern District.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

A robbery in Stadium Area, a robbery in Port Covington, a robbery in Carroll-Camden, two assaults in Pigtown, and several stolen cars in the area.

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Mexico City-Inspired Taqueria Taco Love Grill Opens at Cross Street Market

Mexico City-Inspired Taqueria Taco Love Grill Opens at Cross Street Market

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Taco Love Grill opened last week in the newly-renovated Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. The stall is the second location for the White Marsh-born taqueria from the husband and wife duo of Gelmin and Jimena Portillo.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

An aggravated assault in Sharp-Leadenhall, two robberies in Federal Hill, a robbery in Riverside, two robberies and an aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor, a robbery in Port Covington, three aggravated assaults in Pigtown, and a robbery in Hollins Market.

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Inner Harbor Ice Rink to Return this Winter After Receiving a Meyerhoff Family Grant

Inner Harbor Ice Rink to Return this Winter After Receiving a Meyerhoff Family Grant

| August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore announces the return of the Inner Harbor Ice Rink for the 2019/2020 winter season, thanks to the Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds.   

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BARCS Adoptable Dogs: Meet Hart

BARCS Adoptable Dogs: Meet Hart

| August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! My name’s Hart, and I’m only 5-years-old! My friends at BARCS say I’m a real gem, and I think it’s because I really love cuddling and getting belly rubs. In fact, I’ll flop right onto my side so you have easy access to my belly-no excuses for not petting me!

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Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ to Relocate From Catonsville to the Cross Street Market

Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ to Relocate From Catonsville to the Cross Street Market

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In their new space, directly across from Ceremony Coffee, Rooster & Hen will sell fresh produce and flowers; pantry items including condiments, herbs and spices, baking needs, bulk nuts, and snacks; pickles and ferments; baked goods and snacks; frozen foods; and a selection of house-made prepared foods.

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Demolition Begins on the 1800 and 1900 Blocks of South Hanover Street

Demolition Begins on the 1800 and 1900 Blocks of South Hanover Street

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Caves Valley Partners (CVP) has started demolition of the properties that make up the western section of the 1800 and 1900 blocks of S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore. The properties are comprised of a former one-story warehouse at 1800 S. Hanover St. and the former Middleton & Meads property which occupieAfter clearing the site CVP will be selling the properties to Wood Partners, which is planning two new apartment buildings totaling 525 apartments. 

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A national tenant is leaving Harborplace, a big lease for the BioPark, Downtown gets a major federal grant, a bank is going to Cherry Hill, a Federal Hill company expands, and a closing in Pigtown.

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Scooter Companies Lime, Bolt, Spin, and Jump Now Officially Permitted to Operate in the City

Scooter Companies Lime, Bolt, Spin, and Jump Now Officially Permitted to Operate in the City

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week, Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) Acting Director Steve Sharkey announced Baltimore awarded its first annual dockless vehicle permits to Lime, Bolt, Spin and Jump. Bird, which was the first dockless electric scooter company to arrive in Baltimore, was not selected. Bolt will be a newcomer to Baltimore.

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3.8-Acre Former Auto Body Shop Property for Sale in Sharp-Leadenhall

3.8-Acre Former Auto Body Shop Property for Sale in Sharp-Leadenhall

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 3.842-acre former auto body shop property on W. West St. and Leadenhall St. in Sharp-Leadenhall is up for sale. The listing brochure shows the potential to subdivide the properties into 12 new-construction townhomes.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Restaurant Week, Ravens preseason opener, Flicks from the Hill, Best of Baltimore, Rebelution, SOBO Sunsets, Fun on the Waterfront, Baltimore Jazz Festival, Union Square Crab Feast, Corks and Cocktails, O’s/Astros with a bunch of promotions, Moonrise Festival, AFRAM, Riverside Summer Concert Series, Concert at Paterson park, and Jon Bellion. Enjoy!

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World of Beer Sumer Block Party Featuring Union on Friday, August 16th

World of Beer Sumer Block Party Featuring Union on Friday, August 16th

| August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join us August 16th for our last McHenry Row – Baltimore, MD Block Party of the season with our friends from UNION Craft Brewing. We will be raffling off a gift basket of Union collectors glassware and will be hosting a Union dunk tank all benefiting Special Olympics Maryland! Fun kicks off at 5pm with food truck from Chesapeake Food Works. beer tents, moon bounce for the kids, corn hole, crush tent, and more! The Unofficial will be playing outside on the circle from 6-9pm.

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Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Coming to Federal Hill

Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Coming to Federal Hill

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sweet Peaz will serve Southern dishes including fried chicken, chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, BBQ ribs, broiled salmon, salmon cakes, fried fish, mashed potatoes, green beans, collared greens, and spinach.

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Tuesday Storm Causes Damage Around South Baltimore

Tuesday Storm Causes Damage Around South Baltimore

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

An intense thunder storm on Tuesday evening produced high winds and heavy downpour in the area. This caused extensive damage around South Baltimore including downed trees, several of which landed on cars, and light poles. Included are images of some of the damage.

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Tuesdays Under 250: 99-Year-Old, Three-Bedroom Colonial with a Large Yard and a Pool

Tuesdays Under 250: 99-Year-Old, Three-Bedroom Colonial with a Large Yard and a Pool

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

This 99-year-old, three-bedroom home in Lakeland is located on a 7,497 sq. ft. lot. The home features hardwood floors; a large living room with a fireplace; stainless steel appliances; two first-floor bedrooms and a second-floor bedroom; a large fenced yard with a deck and a pool; and a front porch.

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Local Businesses Sponsoring South Baltimore Cleanup and Weed Pulling Event on August 17th

Local Businesses Sponsoring South Baltimore Cleanup and Weed Pulling Event on August 17th

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Federal Hill resident Andrew Carter, who is co-owner of Delia Foley’s and AJ’s on Hanover, is organizing a South Baltimore neighborhood cleanup and weed pulling event on Saturday, August 17th from 9am-12pm. Carter is partnering with local businesses Ace Hardware Federal Hill, Cheese Galore & More, Diablo Doughnuts, Hair of the Dog Pug & Grub, Lakeside Title, and SoBo Market on the event.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A list of South Baltimore activities tonight for National Night Out. Plus, last week’s crimes include an armed robbery in Federal Hill, three robberies at the Inner Harbor, two aggravated assaults in Pigtown, an armed robbery in Pigtown, and aggravated assaults in Riverside and SBNA.

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Million Dollar Monday: 3,030 sq. ft., Four-Bedroom Home in Federal Hill with a Property Tax Credit

Million Dollar Monday: 3,030 sq. ft., Four-Bedroom Home in Federal Hill with a Property Tax Credit

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

This large Federal Hill home was renovated by Building Character and has five years left on a CHAP Tax Credit. It features hardwood floors, exposed brick, high-end finishes throughout, a finished basement, a wet bar that leads out to a two-level rooftop deck with skyline views, and a parking-pad underneath a first-story deck.

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BARCS Aiming to Raise $500,000 for its New Facility in Cherry Hill

BARCS Aiming to Raise $500,000 for its New Facility in Cherry Hill

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a nonprofit organization, BARCS depends on the support of our community through private donations, volunteerism and fostering. While BARCS is fortunate that Baltimore City is providing the funding to cover the structure of the new building, BARCS will be raising private funds, in addition to our annual operating budget, in order to build or enhance the following areas of the new facility.

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BARCS’ ‘Working Cats’ Are Looking for Jobs

BARCS’ ‘Working Cats’ Are Looking for Jobs

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our working cats, who aren’t suited for indoor living, would love to spend their lives helping to control your barn, warehouse, corporate campus, plant nursery or other places of business’ rodent and pest population.

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Philanthropist Bill Pulte Offers to Pay for a Baltimore City Student’s Tuition

Philanthropist Bill Pulte Offers to Pay for a Baltimore City Student’s Tuition

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philanthropist Bill Pulte, who is the grandson of the late billionaire and Pulte Homes founder William Pulte, and who is the managing partner of Pulte Capital Partners, has taken to Twitter to offer to pay for tuition for a Baltimore City student.

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5th Annual Union Square Crab Feast on Saturday, August 10th

5th Annual Union Square Crab Feast on Saturday, August 10th

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

An all-you-can-eat crab and fried chicken event at Union Square Park to benefit Steuart Hill Academics Academy.

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