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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Snug & Evil Tavern Closes in Locust Point

Snug & Evil Tavern Closes in Locust Point

A sign on the door reads, “Sorry we are closed indefinitely. Thanks for supporting us over the years. We  U LP.”

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Light Street Home with a Front Yard, Back Yard, and Parking Pad

Tuesdays Under 250: Light Street Home with a Front Yard, Back Yard, and Parking Pad

This two-bedroom home in South Baltimore features a grass front yard, a concrete back patio, a parking pad, laminate and tile floors, and a brick fireplace and vaulted ceilings in the master bedroom.

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

An indecent exposure at Riverside Park leads to an arrest; robbery arrests; an aggravated assault and robbery in Riverside; two aggravated assaults at the Inner Harbor; two robberies, an aggravated assault, and a stolen auto in Pigtown; and, a burglary in Union Square.

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

Earlier this month, Verte Opportunity Fund announced the completion of its investment in Galen Robotics, a medical device company which recently moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to 1100 Wicomico St. in Pigtown. With this expansion, Galen Robotics plans to add 100 to 125 employees to its team.

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Aladdin, The Polar Express Train Ride, Chili Cookoff, Wine & Dinosaurs, Stoop Soiree, Chris Young, Oyfest 6, Wedding Expo, Ravens/Texans, Skate with a Superhero, Middle Branch Park Cleanup, and more.

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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CBD and Wellness Shop ‘Your Remedies’ Now Open in Federal Hill

CBD and Wellness Shop ‘Your Remedies’ Now Open in Federal Hill

Your Remedies Boutique opened this month at 1049 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. Your Remedies sells wellness products made with CBD including oils, topicals, ointments, balms, chocolate and gummies, hemp flowers, dog biscuits, and more.

| November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Development Site in Federal Hill to be Offered at Auction

Development Site in Federal Hill to be Offered at Auction

The site was eyed for a mixed-used development in recent years. The buildings were the former home of the Shofer’s Clearance Center, which was a part of the Shofer’s Furniture business located across the street.

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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MindGrub Buys Former ‘Rachel’ Building on Fort Avenue for Coworking Pub Space

MindGrub Buys Former ‘Rachel’ Building on Fort Avenue for Coworking Pub Space

MindGrub President and CEO Todd Marks and wife Nikki Marks, who owns MindGrub Cafe and ShareKitchen, have purchased a three-story, 3,792 sq. ft. building at 554 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside. The building has been many restaurants over the years, most recently being Rachel New American Cuisine.

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

This newly-renovated, three-bedroom home is across the street from Hollins Market, which is undergoing a first phase of redevelopment. The home features hardwood floors, subway tile, granite countertops, a breakfast bar, and a back yard with a deck.

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A cutting in Sharp-Leadenhall; three robberies in Federal Hill; a stolen auto in SBNA; a robbery and stolen auto at the Inner Harbor; a robbery an aggravated assault in Pigtown; an arson at a Russell St. gas station; and an aggravated assault in Union Square.

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Demolition Begins for Storage Building at 1900 South Charles Street

Demolition Begins for Storage Building at 1900 South Charles Street

Demolition began today at 1900 S. Charles St. in South Baltimore to make way for a five-story, 90,000 sq. ft, 820-unit ExtraSpace Storage facility. The former one-story warehouse occupied by pipe, fitting, valve, and gauge business Pratt Thompson Company is being demolished at the site

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

DOT’s contractor is doing mechanical equipment upgrades to the bridge which includes replacing the center and tail locks on the drawbridge. The bridge will close this weekend and five additional upcoming weekends.

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Brazilian Navy Ship ‘NE Brasil’ Arrives at the Inner Harbor Tomorrow

Brazilian Navy Ship ‘NE Brasil’ Arrives at the Inner Harbor Tomorrow

NE Brasil, a 431-foot Brazilian Navy ship, will arrive in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor tomorrow and dock at Broadway Pier in Fells Point. It will stay for six days and depart on Thursday, November 14th.

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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National Aquarium Secures $11 Million for Floating Wetlands Project

National Aquarium Secures $11 Million for Floating Wetlands Project

Yesterday, the National Aquarium announced it has secured $11 million in funding for its floating wetland projects. The project, which will be located between Piers 3 and 4 adjacent to the aquarium’s Inner Harbor facility, features wetlands and a pier system.

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Light City, Starrcast IV, Lit City, Federal Hill Safety Forum with Commissioner Harrison, Harvest Festival, All Things Apple, Bacon Fest, Wing Fling, Reclaimed Furniture Sale, All Elite Wrestling, Patton Oswalt, Ravioli Dinner, and Trash Bash.

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Paul’s Place Begins Construction on $6.1-Million Restaurant and Culinary Arts Training Center in Pigtown

Paul’s Place Begins Construction on $6.1-Million Restaurant and Culinary Arts Training Center in Pigtown

Paul’s Place began construction last month on Groundwork Kitchen, a $6.1-million, almost 15,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop. The project replaces a surface parking lot at 925 Washington Blvd. at the intersection of W. Cross St. in Pigtown.

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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