35-Unit, “All-Inclusive” Apartment Building Planned for Ridgely’s Delight

35-Unit, “All-Inclusive” Apartment Building Planned for Ridgely’s Delight

Zahlco Development is planning its second apartment building on the 700 block of W. Pratt St. in Ridgely’s Delight with a new 35-unit, “all-inclusive” building. Zahlco is currently under construction on a 54-unit building at 719 to 725 W. Pratt St. and the new project will be next door at 733 to 737 W. Pratt St.

| January 21, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Preliminary Work Begins on Topgolf and Gwynns Falls Trail Park Renovation

Preliminary Work Begins on Topgolf and Gwynns Falls Trail Park Renovation

Preliminary soil work began this week on a project that will bring a Topgolf and a renovated waterfront park to the “Warner Street District” between Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and M&T Bank Stadium. The master developer for this new entertainment district is Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s owner CBAC Gaming, which is a partnership of Caesars, Rock Gaming, and Caves Valley Partners (CVP).

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Indoor and Outdoor Dining to Reopen in Baltimore City on Friday with Restrictions

Indoor and Outdoor Dining to Reopen in Baltimore City on Friday with Restrictions

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott announced today that the shutdown of dining in Baltimore City will be lifted this Friday at 6am. Restaurants and bars can reopen indoor seating at 25 percent and outdoor dining at 50 percent. Indoor and outdoor dining has been prohibited in Baltimore City since December 11th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Large ‘Hole-in-the-Ground’ Construction Site at the UM BioPark Converted into a Parking Lot

Large ‘Hole-in-the-Ground’ Construction Site at the UM BioPark Converted into a Parking Lot

An office and lab building was planned for 873 W. Baltimore. St. at the University of Maryland BioPark in Hollins Market, but it has not yet moved forward after pre-development work left it as a large hole in the ground. In recent weeks, the large hole has been filled in with dirt and an 80-space parking lot is now being completed.

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Local Entertainment Venues Receive Aid From Governor Hogan’s RELIEF Act

Local Entertainment Venues Receive Aid From Governor Hogan’s RELIEF Act

Yesterday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced $30 million in stimulus funds for more than 90 live music and performance venues around Maryland. Many South Baltimore and Downtown venues were recipients of this aid.

| January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Sliders and Shotti’s To Receive Aid from Jimmy’s Famous Seafood’s Fundraising Campaign

Sliders and Shotti’s To Receive Aid from Jimmy’s Famous Seafood’s Fundraising Campaign

Jimmy’s Famous Seafood has launched a GoFundMe fundraising effort to support local restaurants struggling due to the current dining shutdown in Baltimore City implemented by Mayor Brandon Scott. Beneficiaries of this fundraiser will be South Baltimore bars Shotti’s Point Charm City and Sliders Bar & Grille, in addition to The Chasseur, G&A Restaurant, and The Angle Inn.

| January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Live Baltimore Study Projects Baltimore City Could Absorb 5,000+ New or Renovated Homes Each Year

Live Baltimore Study Projects Baltimore City Could Absorb 5,000+ New or Renovated Homes Each Year

Overall, the analysis projects that between 5,300 and 7,100 households would rent or buy new or significantly renovated homes each year over the next five years if such homes were added to the City’s housing stock. Those would be in addition to those households renting or buying units now.

| January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Vacant Commercial Property Collapses in Pigtown

Vacant Commercial Property Collapses in Pigtown

On Sunday morning at approximately 830am a vacant commercial building at 1000 block W. Cross St. collapsed. The building is a triangular corner property that also fronted Wyeth St.

| January 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Sees Surge in Home Sales and Median Purchase Price in 2020

Baltimore City Sees Surge in Home Sales and Median Purchase Price in 2020

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic hurt a large number of businesses and sectors of the economy in 2020, many real estate markets around the country had a banner year. Baltimore City was one of those markets as it had more home sales than at any point in the last 10 years. There was also a large increase in the median purchase price of homes in the city.

| January 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Public Schools Announces Plan to Expand In-Person Learning in February

Baltimore City Public Schools Announces Plan to Expand In-Person Learning in February

For the second semester, City Schools will expand optional learning to traditional and transformation school students in kindergarten through 5th grade as well as 9th-grade students and high school seniors. The program will be open to all traditional K-5 students who attend an elementary/middle school or all 9th and 12th-grade students who attend traditional and transformation high schools.  

| January 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great plates around South Baltimore including pizza, nachos, short rib, burritos, and tacos.

| January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Diamondback Brewery Places Bet with Buffalo Brewery in Anticipation of the Ravens/Bills Playoff Game

Diamondback Brewery Places Bet with Buffalo Brewery in Anticipation of the Ravens/Bills Playoff Game

In anticipation of this Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round game between the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills, Diamondback Brewery has placed a friendly wager with Buffalo’s Thin Man Brewery.

| January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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MindGrub Purchases 8,000 Sq. Ft. of Warehouse and Office Space in Pigtown

MindGrub Purchases 8,000 Sq. Ft. of Warehouse and Office Space in Pigtown

Locust Point digital agency MindGrub recently purchased 8,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space at 1412-1418 S. Carey St. in Pigtown. The company plans to use the space for its robotics business and movie car rental business, as well as for other uses such as warehouse space for its apparel.

| January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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522,675 Sq. Ft. of New Warehouse Space and 58,075 Sq. Ft. of Office Space Planned for Curtis Bay

522,675 Sq. Ft. of New Warehouse Space and 58,075 Sq. Ft. of Office Space Planned for Curtis Bay

The project is by Indianapolis-based Scannell Properties, which has built many distribution, warehousing, transportation, and logistics centers around the county. It has done build-to-suit projects for companies such as Amazon, FedEx, GE, and Best Buy.

| January 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Abbey Burger Bistro Receives Aid from Barstool Sports

Abbey Burger Bistro Receives Aid from Barstool Sports

Abbey Burger Bistro will be the second business from Federal Hill to receive aid from Barstool Sports’ The Barstool Fund, which was started with a $500,000 donation by Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy and now has raised more than $22.4 million. The fund has received donations from celebrities such as Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Guy Fieri, Dana White, and Kid Rock.

| January 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Updated Plans Presented for the Westport Waterfront Redevelopment

Updated Plans Presented for the Westport Waterfront Redevelopment

Stonewall Capital made changes to the master plan from the feedback of the panelists and comments from the Westport community. The plan still includes 1,575 housing units, retail, innovation/office space, parks, trails, and green spaces.

| January 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Don’t Know Tavern Receives Aid From Barstool Sports

Don’t Know Tavern Receives Aid From Barstool Sports

Barstool Sports and its founder Dave Portnoy recently started The Barstool Fund to support small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was started with a $500,000 donation by Portnoy and it has now raised more than $20 million with donations from celebrities such as Tom Brady, Guy Fieri, and Kid Rock.

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments
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