Most Read Articles in August (SoBo Cliff Notes!)

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check out’s most read articles in August:

1701 Light Street Seized by State of Maryland, 8/29

This article was only around for three days in August and quickly surged to the top of’s most-read list (it received more views in its first day than any other article in’s history!) 1701 Light St. was seized by the state of Maryland in violation of the Drug Nuisance Abatement Law.  At the time of the seizure, nine people were staying in the property, which will now be auctioned in the near future.

photoSouth Baltimore Development Updates (Photos), 8/12 provided a photo tour of some of the biggest developments going on in SoBo including Harbor Square, 2 East Wells, Horseshoe Baltimore, Riverside Wharf, UM BioPark Proton Treatment Center, Camden Crossing, Under Armour Visitor Center, 1200 Ward and more.

South Baltimore Business and News Updates, 8/16 provided a run-down of the business and news updates in the area, including  Joey B’s and Sweet Caroline’s opening their doors, a new Pigtown bar in the works, and retail and construction updates, as well as information on a new restaurant in Canton opened by Jason Zink, Craig Fields, Rich Chung and MaClean Stevenson of South Baltimore.

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore, 8/20

In this article, I ran down some of my favorite recent meals around SoBo including the seared tuna salad from Barracudas, the grilled artichokes from Hersh’s, the Pizza Prosciutto from Zella’s, the chicken cheesesteak at MaGerks and the lobster mac-n-cheese from Rowhouse Grille.

South Baltimore Business Roundup, 7/31

This article provided updates on the SoBo business world including a fundraiser for Mick T. Pirate’s daughter, a new Sprint store opening at Southside Marketplace, a new Forever Yogurt for Federal Hill, and a new Capital One for Mt. Clare Junction, as well as tech news and updates at the Maryland Science Center.

Pigtown Chosen as a Live Baltimore “One Over” Neighborhood, 8/21

Live Baltimore announced their new “One Over” neighborhoods and Pigtown, along with Reservoir Hill, Waltherson and Highlandtown, was chosen.  These up-and-coming neighborhoods are in the top 25 percent in the number of residential sales and the number of renovation permits.

New Carousel Now Open at the Inner Harbor, 8/6

Charm City Carousel Entertainment officially opened their new carousel at the Baltimore Inner Harbor.  The carousel will be open on weekends and holidays in September and October.

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