Photo Tour of the Nearly-Completed Reconstruction of the Key Highway and Light Street Intersection

Photo Tour of the Nearly-Completed Reconstruction of the Key Highway and Light Street Intersection

Baltimore City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. intersection is nearly complete and is now being used by cars and pedestrians. The project started in January 2018 and will be 99% complete by the end of December, according to DOT Public Relations Officer Kathy Dominick.

| December 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Christmas Village, Jesus Christ Superstar, brewery parties, ugly sweater parties, Mistletoe Mayhem, Hampden Holiday Market, Charles Village Flea Market, TUBAChristmas, Locust Point Community Church’s Christmas Play, and more. Happy Holidays!

| December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Improvements Coming to Garrett Park in Brooklyn

Improvements Coming to Garrett Park in Brooklyn

Improvements are coming to Garrett Park in Brooklyn thanks to $830,000 in grants from public and private sources. These improvements are being coordinated by the Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), a community development corporation that looks to revitalize Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park, and Curtis Bay; along with Concerned Citizens for a Better Brookyn (CCBB), and Friends of Garrett Park. 

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Harak Law Firm Relocates to Federal Hill

The Harak Law Firm Relocates to Federal Hill

Harak said he was looking around Baltimore for a new office and fell in love with the Federal Hill neighborhood. He said it’s safe and that “people say hello here.” While he has clients all over the state and often works on the road, he said he loves Baltimore and the gravitas of having a firm located in the city.

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A&C Pack and Ship Opens in Union Square

A&C Pack and Ship Opens in Union Square

A&C Pack and Ship opened this month at 1400 W. Lombard St. in Union Square. It is owned by Calvin Orr and C. Nicole Orr who bought the 3,642 sq. ft. building in February and renovated its storefront and four apartments.

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom Home on Battery Avenue for Under $200,000

Tuesdays Under 250: Two-Bedroom Home on Battery Avenue for Under $200,000

This two-bedroom home in Federal Hill features hardwood floors, exposed brick, white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a double vanity, a subway tile shower/tub, vaulted ceilings, and a back patio.

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Retail and Office Collective with a Brewery, Grocery Store, Restaurant, Liquor Store, and Coffee Shop Coming to Light Street

Retail and Office Collective with a Brewery, Grocery Store, Restaurant, Liquor Store, and Coffee Shop Coming to Light Street

A 34,500 sq. ft. building at 1900 Light St. in South Baltimore/Riverside will become a new collective comprised of a brewery; a combined restaurant, boutique grocery store, bar, and liquor store concept; a coffee shop; additional retail; a hydroponic agriculture production facility; and office space for startups.

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Renovated ‘Ropewalk’ Reopens with Duckpin Lanes, Arcade Games, and a New Menu

A Renovated ‘Ropewalk’ Reopens with Duckpin Lanes, Arcade Games, and a New Menu

Ropewalk Tavern reopened last week after being closed since July for renovations. Now in its 25th year of business in Federal Hill, Ropewalk returns with a concept the ownership group feels will “cater more to locals and families in South Baltimore.” The restaurant now has mini duckpin lanes, arcade lanes, more low-top tables, more beer taps, and a new menu.

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A burglary in Ridgely’s Delight, two burglaries in Riverside, a burglary in Locust Point, and two robberies in Pigtown.

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Greenspring Realty Partners Buys 5.5-Acre Former Power Plant in Port Covington

Greenspring Realty Partners Buys 5.5-Acre Former Power Plant in Port Covington

Greenspring Realty Partners, Inc. (GRP), a Baltimore-based commercial real estate and investment company, announced today it has acquired the former Gould Street Generating Station at 2105 Gould St. in Port Covington. GRP purchased the 5.5-acre waterfront site for $3,525,000 from the Exelon Corporation.

| December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Miracle on 34th Street, Ravens/Jets on TNF, Ugly Sweater Fun Run, Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker, Orioles Winter Warm Up, holiday markets, Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl, SantaCon, Woodsy Winter Wonderland, 92Q’s Winterfest, Cross Street Christmas, Frost Fest, and more. Happy Holidays!

| December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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‘Vagrant Coffee’ Takes Over ‘3 Bean Coffee’ in Federal Hill, Will Also Open a New Pigtown Location

‘Vagrant Coffee’ Takes Over ‘3 Bean Coffee’ in Federal Hill, Will Also Open a New Pigtown Location

Vagrant Coffee started as a traveling pop-up and catering coffee business in 2017 and has since grown to have four brick-and-mortar shops in its portfolio. It opened Cafe @ 1100 in Pigtown in January; took over Milk & Honey Market in August, which has a location in Station North and will be opening a location next year in Pigtown; and took over 3 Bean Coffee in Federal Hill on October 1st.

| December 13, 2019 | 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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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Federal Hill business is closing, a Jamaican restaurant opens, a key rail project is now fully funded, a prime Federal Hill property is for lease, new murals added to Hollins Market, a brewery is now open on Thursdays, a presidential campaign office closes in South Baltimore, and a local shop owner is on the cover of Food & Beverage Magazine.

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Man Found Guilty of Murder of Federal Hill Resident Timothy Moriconi

Baltimore Man Found Guilty of Murder of Federal Hill Resident Timothy Moriconi

Yesterday, Deandre Devon Sleet, a 24-year-old Baltimore resident, was found guilty by a jury of murdering 25-year-old Federal Hill resident Timothy Moriconi on September 27, 2018 on the 1200 block of Riverside Ave. Sleet was found guilty of first degree murder, as well as guilty of additional robbery and firearm-related charges.

| December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Arsons lead to an arrest in Carrollton Ridge, a stolen auto in Otterbein, a school robbery in Federal Hill, a stolen auto at the Inner Harbor, a robbery in Union Square, and some larcenies around the area.

| December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Neighborhood Signs Installed in Brooklyn

New Neighborhood Signs Installed in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s two neighborhood signs on the northern and southern end of the neighborhood have been replaced. The project was spearheaded by the Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), a community development corporation that looks to revitalize Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park, and Curtis Bay, and neighborhood association Concerned Citizens for a Better Brooklyn (CCBB).

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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