Ravens Adding Field-Level Seats for the Upcoming Season

Ravens Adding Field-Level Seats for the Upcoming Season

| May 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens continue to upgrade M&T Bank Stadium with the latest addition being new field-level seats that will be built and ready for the 2024 season. These new seating sections, which will add two extra rows of seating to the stadium, will be in front of the northwest and southwest corners of the bowl.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Mayoral Candidate Thiru Vignarajah Discusses Bold Ideas for Baltimore

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Mayoral Candidate Thiru Vignarajah Discusses Bold Ideas for Baltimore

| May 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

During the interview, Vignarajah shares insights into his background, including his education at Yale and Harvard Law; his career as a federal and city prosecutor; and his vision for the city of Baltimore. He discusses his plans to address Baltimore’s crime, educational shortcomings, and economic challenges. Vignarajah also talks about the importance of reinvigorating business in Baltimore, proposing substantial reforms in permitting, taxes, and police recruitment.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Spring Updates and Highlights from South Baltimore

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Spring Updates and Highlights from South Baltimore

| April 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

This episode of the South Baltimore Now! Podcast takes listeners on a journey through South Baltimore’s vibrant community life as hosts Nate and Kevin discuss enjoying the spring weather, upcoming neighborhood events, and local sports updates. They give special shoutouts to new sponsors and local businesses, including Don Tigre for its fantastic tacos and happy hour, M8 Beer for its Australian beers and game day specials, and Sparkling Charms for its pediatric dentistry services.

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132 Townhomes and 48 Condos Coming to Center\West Development in Poppleton

132 Townhomes and 48 Condos Coming to Center\West Development in Poppleton

| April 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

La Cité Development, the team developing the Center\West development in Poppleton, announced a deal this week with NVR Ryan Homes to add 180 housing units to the neighborhood. The $60-million investment will include 132 townhomes and 48 condo units on seven acres.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

BSO, Staind, Bike Party, O’s/A’s, Stomp, Sunday Sounds in the Park, Jime Breur, lots of live music, brewery events, outdoor fitness, farmers’ markets, and more fun!

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‘The Movement Team’ Providing Community Assistance During Arrival and Dismissal at Digital Harbor

‘The Movement Team’ Providing Community Assistance During Arrival and Dismissal at Digital Harbor

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

A Federal Hill-based nonprofit called The Movement Team was recently hired by Baltimore City Public Schools to assist in the safe passage of students to and from four high schools, including Digital Harbor High School. The Movement Team provides four to six team members to help with intake and dismissal at Digital Harbor, as well as to help monitor students who may be engaging in disruptive behavior around the community.

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Archdiocese Plans to Close Two of the  South Baltimore Peninsula’s Catholic Churches

Archdiocese Plans to Close Two of the South Baltimore Peninsula’s Catholic Churches

| April 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Under the plan, St. Mary Star of the Sea in Federal Hill and Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point will close. Holy Cross in Federal Hill will remain a worship site for the Catholic Community of South Baltimore (CCSB) and Pigtown’s Transfiguration Catholic Community will remain open and merge into CCSB. A community effort is underway to save Our Lady of Good Counsel. There is additional community support for St. Mary Star of the Sea.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

Two aggravated assaults in Federal Hill, a robbery and aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor, and burglaries and auto thefts around the area.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

A donut shop closes, a brewery expands to the county, a tanning salon reopens, a salon celebrates 20 years, a tattoo shop opens, and a new title company on Fort Avenue.

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Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

The menu features wing platters ranging from five to 50 pieces with the option of regular wings, boneless wings, and whole wings. Wet flavors are wet ghost pepper, hot, mild, Japanese teriyaki, tikka masala, Asian sweet chili, mango habanero, honey mustard, and BBQ. Dry rub flavors are al pastor, chipotle, dry ghost pepper, garlic pepper, Old Bay, lemon pepper, jerk, ranch, and cajun.

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Herc Rentals Leases 30,892 Sq. Ft. in Fairfield

Herc Rentals Leases 30,892 Sq. Ft. in Fairfield

| April 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Heavy equipment rental company Herc Rentals Inc. has signed a lease with Alterra Property Group for 30,892 sq. ft. of space at 1200 Chesapeake Ave. in Fairfield in South Baltimore. Herc, which expects to occupy the 8.19-acre site by the end of year, is based in Florida and has more than 400 branches in the United States and Canada.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

| April 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, guest host Jen Walker interviews Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens. Gene’s Greens has a farm in Westminster, hosts a farmers market at Silo Point in Locust Point, and has a home delivery CSA that serves different communities including South Balitmore. Edwards talks about his evolution from a gardener to a farmer, how he delivers his produce to the community, and the day-to-day life a small-business farmer in Maryland.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Beethoven Symphony, Mamma Mia, Sagamore Spirit Anniversary, Old Time Music Festival, Nate Jackson, Chelsea Handler, Super Freak, and lots of live music and anniversary parties.

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Photo Tour of the Riverside Park Renovations

Photo Tour of the Riverside Park Renovations

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The renovation of the athletic facilities at Riverside Park is near completion and expected to reopen in June. The City’s contractor McDonnell Landscape, LLC is undertaking the $2,360,000 project.

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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

| April 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

Two aggravated assaults in Barre Circle, a robbery at the Inner Harbor, three aggravated assaults in Pigtown, an aggravated assault and robbery in Hollins Market, two robberies in Union Square, and burglaries and auto thefts around the area.

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‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The name Batter Up is a play on words that honors Baltimore’s love for sports (the Orioles in this case) and pancake batter as pancakes are “the star of the show” at this new restaurant. The decor will be baseball-themed, and the staff working the counter will have umpire-themed uniforms.

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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

| April 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

O’s/Brewers (Jackson Holiday T-Shirt, Early Bird Saturday, Kids Opening Day, Peninsula Schools Day), The Legwarmers, Glass Art, BSO Prohibition, Mini Makers Market, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market is back, and lots of live music!

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