New Restaurant Building Eyed for Cross Street in Pigtown

New Restaurant Building Eyed for Cross Street in Pigtown

Daniel Myers, who just opened Store It All Self Storage in Pigtown, is hoping to build a new restaurant building at a vacant lot at the corner of W. Cross St. and Sterrett St. The former parking lot was most recently used as a staging area for the construction Store It All, which sits adjacent to the lot.

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Store It All Self Storage Opens in Pigtown

Store It All Self Storage Opens in Pigtown

Store It All Self Storage opened at 1018 S. Paca St. in Pigtown for a soft opening. Store It All renovated an existing three-story brick building dating back to 1906 and built an adjacent six-story addition.

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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High-Speed MAGLEV Train Hopes to Build Baltimore Station in Cherry Hill

High-Speed MAGLEV Train Hopes to Build Baltimore Station in Cherry Hill

Northeast Maglev, the company aiming to bring the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) to the northeast corridor of the United States, aims to build its Baltimore station in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of South Baltimore. Phase I of the project will start downtown in Washington, D.C., make a stop at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport, and then arrive in Baltimore City.

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Stolen autos in Barre Circle, Otterbein, Federal Hill, and Pigtown; an aggravated assault in Hollins Market; and a robbery in Union Square.

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A salon and real estate office in Federal Hill closes, a Pigtown bar becomes office space, a former Light St. bar is under renovation, a hotel is sold, and Fort Ave. has a new soccer supporters club.

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Sports Super Fan Mo Gaba Dies From Cancer at the Age of 14

Baltimore Sports Super Fan Mo Gaba Dies From Cancer at the Age of 14

Baltimore Orioles and Ravens super fan and Orioles Hall of Famer Mossila “Mo” Gaba died yesterday at the age of 14 after a life-long battle with cancer. Gaba became well known from his calls into The Scott & Jeremy Show on 105.7 The Fan and went on to become a fixture in Baltimore sports. He got to know countless players and staff from the Orioles and Ravens organizations as well as fans, business owners, and media personalities around Baltimore.

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Two burglaries in Ridgely’s Delight; an armed robbery and aggravated assault in Sharp-Leadenhall; a burglary in Federal Hill; a cutting, armed robbery, and two burglaries in Pigtown; and an aggravated assault in Carroll-Camden.

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Schedule Reshuffled as Miami Marlins Face COVID-19 Outbreak

Orioles Schedule Reshuffled as Miami Marlins Face COVID-19 Outbreak

The Miami Marlins, who the Orioles were supposed to play this Monday through Thursday, are facing a COVID-19 outbreak as there are 17 positive cases on the team, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. All four games of the Marlins vs. Orioles series were postponed, and now the Orioles will instead play the New York Yankees on Wednesday and Thursday.

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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World of Beer Closes at McHenry Row in Locust Point

World of Beer Closes at McHenry Row in Locust Point

After six years of business at McHenry Row in Locust Point, World of Beer is closing. World of Beer vacates a large corner suite with an outdoor patio on the southern end of the mixed-use development.

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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BMORE LICKS Opening a Federal Hill Location

BMORE LICKS Opening a Federal Hill Location

Popular Canton ice cream shop BMORE LICKS is opening a second location at 901 Light St. in Federal Hill. The business owners and married couple Barbara Maloney and Kimberly Proctor bought the three-story building, which also includes three apartments, earlier this year. The 1,000 sq. ft. storefront was the former home of Pitilis Cleaners which closed in recent months.

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Atlas Restaurant Group Breaks Ground on Seafood Concepts at Cross Street Market

Atlas Restaurant Group Breaks Ground on Seafood Concepts at Cross Street Market

Atlas Restaurant Group announced today the company’s two concepts at Cross Street Market—Watershed and Atlas Fish Market—are now under construction. Watershed is a Maryland seafood restaurant taking over the 5,200 sq. ft. space on the west side of the market that was once Nick’s Inner Harbor Seafood. Atlas Fish Market will be an adjacent oyster bar and retail seafood market situated across the interior walkway from Pizza di Joey.

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Book Escape Relocating to Charles Street in Federal Hill

The Book Escape Relocating to Charles Street in Federal Hill

Today on Facebook, The Book Escape announced it is moving, but only a few blocks away. The bookstore, which has been in Federal Hill for 17 years, is relocating from 805 Light St. to 925 S. Charles St.

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 3

Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 3

On Episode 3 of This Week in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin discuss some business openings and closings around South Baltimore, including two new vacancies at McHenry Row; expanded outdoor dining in Federal Hill; new COVID-19 restrictions in the area which include schools going virtual and dining rooms shutting down; and the restart of sports news as the O’s and Ravens are facing a reality without fans in the stands, and the Blue Jays could potentially move to Baltimore temporarily.

| July 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Urban Oyster is Closing at McHenry Row

The Urban Oyster is Closing at McHenry Row

The Urban Oyster has announced it is closing its 1,400 sq. ft. restaurant at McHenry Row in Locust Point. The fast-casual seafood restaurant opened in 2019.

| July 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Toronto Blue Jays Hoping to Play Home Games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this Year

Toronto Blue Jays Hoping to Play Home Games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this Year

The Orioles have granted the Blue Jays permission to play at Oriole Park, but both teams are waiting on a decision from the Maryland government.

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A burglary in Ridgely’s Delight; a stolen auto in Federal Hill; a robbery at the Inner Harbor; an aggravated assault, three burglaries, and a stolen auto in Pigtown; and an aggravated assault in Union Square.

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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