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New Outdoor Dining in Federal Hill, Including a Partially-Closed Cross Street

New Outdoor Dining in Federal Hill, Including a Partially-Closed Cross Street

As regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an increased demand for outdoor dining, Federal Hill has rolled out a lot of new spaces for patrons to dine al fresco. In the last couple of weeks the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. has been closed to vehicular traffic for expanded outdoor dining, and parklets, which are outdoor dining spaces in place of on-street parking, have been added to Cross St., Charles St., and Light St.

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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

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.

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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

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.

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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

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.

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

“With a bold future for the Middle Branch in mind, it’s worth pondering whether paying lots of public money to keep vehicles moving on the bridge for only a couple years is really the best option,” SBGP Executive Director Brad Rogers told SouthBMore.com.

| June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Awards $500,000 Grant to Maryland Food Bank

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Awards $500,000 Grant to Maryland Food Bank

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Maryland Food Bank (MFB) to provide food for an estimated 600 families in the South Baltimore Gateway District for the next 90 days.

| May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Construction Completed on New BARCS and Animal Services Facility in Cherry Hill

Construction Completed on New BARCS and Animal Services Facility in Cherry Hill

Today, the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) announced the completion of the new $12-million, 37,000 sq. ft. Baltimore City Animal Services and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) facility located at 2490 Giles Rd. in Cherry Hill. Animal Services and BARCS will begin relocating from 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area today.

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake Planning a Five-Home Project in Pigtown

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake Planning a Five-Home Project in Pigtown

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake is continuing its investment in Pigtown with a five-home project on the 1100 block of Ward St. The project includes three new-construction homes, two home rehabs, a community green space, and some parking spaces for adjacent Paul’s Place.

| April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the New Water Feature at McKeldin Plaza

Photo Tour of the New Water Feature at McKeldin Plaza

A second phase of the McKeldin Plaza is complete as a new water feature opened at the Inner Harbor park. This comes after the $4-million Phase One of the project which included the demolition of a large water fountain and skywalk, as well as the creation of a green space with new tiered bench seating made of materials from the old fountain.

| March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Efforts Underway to Renovate the Athletic Field at Digital Harbor

Efforts Underway to Renovate the Athletic Field at Digital Harbor

Federal Hill residents Vincent Andrews and Donna Price and Digital Harbor High School Athletic Director Alan Holmes are teaming up on an effort to renovate the athletic field at Digital Harbor High School. The 41,000 sq. ft. field is adjacent to east of the high school and borders Covington St., Henry St., and E. Gittings St.

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

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.

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Sponsors Free Community Capacity Building Conference

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.

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

MedStar Harbor Hospital, Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) are teaming up on an effort to connect the BWI Trail in Anne Arundel County to the Gwynns Falls Trail in Baltimore City. The Gwynns Falls Trail currently ends just south of MedStar Harbor Hospital’s Cherry Hill Campus and a spur of the BWI Trail currently ends at W. Maple Rd. near N. Camp Mead Rd. in Linthicum Heights.

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Covington Street Cycle Track Installed in Federal Hill and Riverside

Covington Street Cycle Track Installed in Federal Hill and Riverside

The Covington Street Cycle Track/Bike Boulevard began installation last week in Federal Hill and Riverside and is mostly completed. The project, led by the Baltimore City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) BikeBaltimore program, is part of the Baltimore City Bike Master Plan. The project is funded by a State Highway Administration grant.

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Cherry Hill, Lakeland, and Westport Residents Now Eligible for $2.50 Lyft Rides to Grocery Stores

Cherry Hill, Lakeland, and Westport Residents Now Eligible for $2.50 Lyft Rides to Grocery Stores

The Grocery Access Program will provide eligible local families living in parts of south and west Baltimore with a $2.50 flat-rate fare on trips to and from participating grocery stores. Up to 200 eligible residents will receive discounted Lyft rides for up to eight rides per month between November 18, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

The Gwynns Falls trash wheel will be the largest trash wheel ever built. It will have a grappling arm to help move large debris and a canopy covered by 72 solar panels. It will use solar and hydro power to turn a water wheel that powers a series of rakes and a conveyor belt that will lift trash from the water and deposit it into a dumpster barge.

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

Last week, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $603,930 in new grants to support 26 community projects in South and Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods. Nearly a third of the recipients are new grantees. SBGP is a nonprofit which manages half of South Baltimore’s casino Local Impact Grants.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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