Sagamore Spirit Launches Canned Craft Cocktails

Sagamore Spirit Launches Canned Craft Cocktails

Port Covington rye whiskey distillery Sagamore Spirit has launched new canned cocktails. The cocktails will be available in four-packs and sold at liquor stores in Maryland, New Jersey, and Washington, DC.

| August 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

While Baltimore City continues to lose population, the South Baltimore Peninsula continues to buck the trend with significant population gains. Baltimore City has lost 27,471 residents since 2010, but the South Baltimore Peninsula has gained 4,071 residents in the past decade, according the 2020 Census.

| August 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Children’s Novel ‘The Renegade Reporters’ Based in Federal Hill

New Children’s Novel ‘The Renegade Reporters’ Based in Federal Hill

Author Elissa Brent Weissman just released her new children’s novel The Renegade Reporters with publisher Penguin. The book is set in Federal Hill where Weissman lived for 15 years before relocating to Christchurch, New Zealand in 2019.

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Dance Studio and Theatre Planned for Former Lord Baltimore Theatre

Dance Studio and Theatre Planned for Former Lord Baltimore Theatre

Southwest Partnership, the owner of the former Lord Baltimore Theater at 1110 W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton, is planning to convert the 14,000 sq. ft. building into a dance studio and theatre.

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Southwest Partnership Opens Office at Former Littlepage’s Furniture

Southwest Partnership Opens Office at Former Littlepage’s Furniture

Southwest Partnership moved into its new office building at 1317 W. Baltimore St. in Union Square/Franklin Square in July. The nonprofit organization is a coalition of seven neighborhood associations and six anchor institutions in Southwest Baltimore.

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Pitamore Reopens Light Street Location

Pitamore Reopens Light Street Location

Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Pitamore, which as been closed at 30 Light St. in Downtown since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has reopened. It is now open Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm. The Light St. location first opened in 2017.

| August 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

A great platter at Cross Street Market, good burgers in Federal Hill and Locust Point, and a powerhouse sandwich on Fort Ave.

| August 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Ace Hardware Now Employee Owned

Federal Hill Ace Hardware Now Employee Owned

Federal Hill Ace Hardware, which is part of the A Few Cool Hardware Stores (AFCHS) group, is now employee owned. AFCHS owns 13 stores in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area including Canton Ace Hardware and Waverly Ace. All 13 AFCHS stores are moving to the employee-owned model.

| August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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TWISB Episode 15: Discussing New Restaurants, Local Business News, and Real Estate Investments

TWISB Episode 15: Discussing New Restaurants, Local Business News, and Real Estate Investments

On Episode 14 of This Week in South Baltimore, Kevin and Nate discuss new COVID-19 mandates; new restaurants that have opened in South Baltimore adding barbecue, Mexican food, and southern cuisine; local business news including a new gym, new dog training studio, and a change of ownership at Federal Hill Ace Hardware; and real estate investments that include park improvements, new townhomes, and a theatre project.

| August 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Vegan Restaurant Week; Rays vs. O’s; Peach and Blackberry Festival; Chesapeake Crab, Wine & Beer Festival; Baltimore Wine and Food Festival; Mo Gaba Hall of Fame Induction Party; Riverside Summer Concert; farmers’ markets; free outdoor fitness; and more.

| August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott Implements New Indoor Mask Mandate Starting Monday

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott Implements New Indoor Mask Mandate Starting Monday

During a press conference today, Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott announced a new mask mandate starting Monday at 9am. Both vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals will have to wear masks indoors.

| August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Smokin Joe’s Smokehouse Cafe Coming to Federal Hill

Smokin Joe’s Smokehouse Cafe Coming to Federal Hill

Smokin Joe’s Smokehouse Cafe is opening an 800 sq. ft. space at 1448 Light St. in Federal Hill. It was former home of Blooming Deli, which closed in April. Smokin Joe’s is a BBQ restaurant from eastern North Carolina native Jacqueline Murphy.

| August 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

According to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD)  Crime Map, the following crimes were reported in the last 30 days.

| August 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Speed Humps Added to Warren Avenue in Federal Hill

Speed Humps Added to Warren Avenue in Federal Hill

New speed humps were recently added to the100, 200, and 300 blocks of Warren Ave. in Federal Hill. Warren Ave. is one of the main thoroughfares to get to Federal Hill Park.

| August 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Tree Falls in Federal Hill Business District

Tree Falls in Federal Hill Business District

Amid a day of rain storms, a large tree fell on the 1000 block of Light St. in the Federal Hill Business District on Sunday afternoon. The tree was located in front of Brendali Italian Ristorante and Rhea Eyebrow Threading.

| August 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Tonight: National Night Out Events in South Baltimore

Tonight: National Night Out Events in South Baltimore

National Night Out, which takes place tonight, is “an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.”

| August 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Ruben’s Mexican Food Opens Brooklyn Park Location, Opening Washington, D.C. Location

Ruben’s Mexican Food Opens Brooklyn Park Location, Opening Washington, D.C. Location

Federal Hill restaurant Ruben’s Mexican Food has opened a second location at 5502 Governor Ritchie Hwy. in Brooklyn Park. The new Ruben’s is inside of an American gas station.

| July 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
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