Under Amour to Lay Off 600 Employees Globally as Part of New Restructuring Plan

Under Amour to Lay Off 600 Employees Globally as Part of New Restructuring Plan

In a United States Securities and Exchange Commission report this week, Under Armour announced it will be laying off 600 employees of its global workforce as part of a modification of its 2020 restructuring plan. According to Baltimore Business Journal, Under Armour has 2,400 employees in the Baltimore area and 14,500 employees globally.

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Like many businesses, Federal Hill pizza shop TinyBrickOven’s sales were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic which made paying some bills difficult for owner Will Fagg. This led to him reaching out to his email and social media subscribers last month letting them know about a $2,000-plus electric bill that he was struggling to pay. He wanted to see if they could come in to support him by buying some pizza.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

The State of Maryland entered the first phase of Stage Three of ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’ from COVID-19 last week, but the City of Baltimore did not loosen any restrictions at the time. Today, however, Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced he is moving the City into Stage Two which will increase the capacity at retail, restaurant, entertainment, recreation, and religious facilities.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

Pasadena, California-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is planning a six-story, 169,812 sq. ft. lab and office building in Port Covington. The project is a collaboration between Alexandria and The Port Covington Development Team.

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Two burglaries and a robbery in Federal Hill; a robbery on Light St.; a robbery and aggravated assault at Inner Harbor; a robbery in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and an aggravated assault in Hollins Market.

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Field at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill

Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Field at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill

The 83,000 sq. ft. field is part of the larger redevelopment of Reedbird Park by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP).

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

‘Moo Moo Cows’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Federal Hill

Moo Moo Cows ice cream shop opened last month at 926 Light St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor space was formerly part of the Marcus-Boyd Realty office which is still open in a separate suite in the building.

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tabrizi’s Reopens its Restaurant at HarborView

Tabrizi’s Reopens its Restaurant at HarborView

Tabrizi’s has reopened its restaurant at 500 HarborView Dr. in the HarborView development of Federal Hill. Tabrizi’s, which first opened as a restaurant in 2007, became so popular for weddings and corporate events over the years that it couldn’t consistently operate its dining room for walk-in business. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down its events business, Tabrizi’s has returned back to its roots.

| September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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ForwardPMX Opens an Office at Stadium Square

ForwardPMX Opens an Office at Stadium Square

“Global brand performance agency” ForwardPMX has opened a 3,945 sq. ft. office at the 145 W. Ostend St. office building in South Baltimore’s Stadium Square development. In December, ForwardPMX acquired Baltimore-based The Search Agency, which previously had a smaller office in the Harbor Court building in Otterbein/Inner Harbor.

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Violent Assault Caught on Film in Sharp-Leadenhall

Violent Assault Caught on Film in Sharp-Leadenhall

An assault occurred on the 100 block of W. Hamburg St. in Sharp-Leadenhall on Sunday at approximately 635pm. The incident was filmed and posted on Instagram before being removed, but copies of the video have been shared thousands of times on social media.

| August 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
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City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of the Pigtown Library at 856 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The City’s objectives for the project include a mixed-use building which includes a new library; job creation; tax generation; and a redevelopment that fits within the context of the Washington Village/Pigtown Urban Renewal Area.

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A stolen vehicle in Otterbein, a robbery on Hanover St., an aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor, an aggravated assault in Locust Point, a stolen auto in Hollins Market, and a burglary in Union Square.

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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New Graffiti Murals Added to Industrial Properties in Carroll-Camden

New Graffiti Murals Added to Industrial Properties in Carroll-Camden

Adam Berg, who owns a couple of properties in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area, met some graffiti artists who were looking to find walls for murals. They told Berg they were experienced artists and were looking for a canvas.

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen, which remains open for carry-out, will be transitioning its small dining room into a Mediterranean market. Baba’s Owner Farid Salloum said the transition is starting to take place and the market will open on September 10th.

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

An armed robbery in Federal Hill; a burglary in Riverside; an aggravated assault in SBNA; two aggravated assaults and two stolen cars in Pigtown; an aggravated assault in Carroll-Camden; and an aggravated assault in Hollins Market.

| August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 4

Podcast: This Week in South Baltimore Episode 4

On Episode 4 of This Week in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin discuss the latest changes involving the COVID-19 pandemic; the potential for a high-speed train station in South Baltimore; opening, closings, and business news around South Baltimore; real estate updates in Pigtown; and Baltimore’s pitch for the World Cup.

| August 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Baltimore’s Bid to Host the 2026 World Cup

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Baltimore’s Bid to Host the 2026 World Cup

In this Episode of SoBo Spotlight Nathan and Kevin are joined by Terry Hasseltine, the Executive Director of Maryland’s Sports Commission. He is leading Baltimore’s efforts to be a host city in the 2026 FIFA World Cup which is taking place in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. We discuss Baltimore’s chances to be one of the 10 American hosts cities, why M&T Bank Stadium and the surrounding area are such an asset to the bid, what the festivities would be like if the World Cup came to Baltimore, and additional sporting events eyed for the City.

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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