New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The Archdiocese of Baltimore held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the future Mother Mary Lange Catholic School facing Martin Luther King Blvd. in Poppleton. The 65,000 sq. ft. Pre-K-8 school will occupy two currently-vacant lots at 732 W. Lexington and 763 Dr. Benjamin Quarles Pl. and will be surrounded on three sides by The Townes at the Terraces development.

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A burglary in Ridgely’s Delight; five stolen cars on the South Baltimore Peninsula; a robbery and carjacking in Federal Hill; a robbery at the Inner Harbor; a burglary in Locust Point; two robberies and an aggravated assault in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and three robberies in Hollins Market.

| October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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French Navy Ship FS Garrone Arrives at the Inner Harbor Tomorrow

French Navy Ship FS Garrone Arrives at the Inner Harbor Tomorrow

French Navy Ship FS Garrone will arrive in Baltimore tomorrow and dock at Broadway Pier in Fells Point. The ship will be available for public deck tours on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm.

| October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Southside Diner Team Opens ‘Southside Burger Bar’ at Cross Street Market

Southside Diner Team Opens ‘Southside Burger Bar’ at Cross Street Market

Brothers Nick and Steve Karvounis opened their second restaurant in South Baltimore in recent weeks with the launch of Southside Burger Bar at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market. Nick and Steve Karvounis have owned Southside Diner at Southside Marketplace, which started out as Big Matty’s Diner before relocating, since 2012.

| October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Southside Marketplace Rite Aid is now a Walgreens

The Southside Marketplace Rite Aid is now a Walgreens

The Rite Aid at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point is now a Walgreens. The Rite Aid’s pharmacy became a Walgreens pharmacy in March of last year and the entire store became a Walgreens in recent days.

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Daycare Center to Open at the Former SunTrust in Federal Hill

Daycare Center to Open at the Former SunTrust in Federal Hill

Alpha and Omega Quality Childcare will open in the former SunTrust Bank space at 1037 Light St. in Federal Hill. The 2,340 sq. ft. retail space has been vacant since SunTrust closed in Fall 2014.

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Fire Department Property on Hanover Street to House Medic Units After Renovation

Baltimore City Fire Department Property on Hanover Street to House Medic Units After Renovation

In partnership with the Department of General Services, the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) has begun renovating the former Truck 6 building at 1227 S. Hanover St. BCFD is proposing the station will have two medic units vehicles and an EMS officer.

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

A nice weekend of fall events including Hoodstock charity music fest Saturday at AVAM, Baltimore Running Festival, THE PHANTON OF THE OPERA, .05k, Maryland Food Truck Week, Pierogi Sale, OktoBEARfest, Trash Bash, brewery events, farmers’ markets, outdoor fitness, and more. Have fun!

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) died Thursday morning at the age 68 due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. Congressman Cummings’ district included Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods including Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square, along with additional sections of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County.

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Home on Riverside Park with Three Bedrooms and Parking

Mid-Week Listing: Home on Riverside Park with Three Bedrooms and Parking

This home is across the street from Riverside Park and features hardwood floors, a fireplace, an open layout first floor, stainless steel appliances, exposed brick, three bedrooms on the second floor, a back deck, and a parking pad. 

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

Hall of Famers Al Kaline and Reggie Jackson, as well as 170+ other professional baseball players, played amateur ball at Swann Park. This history is honored in a new monument at the Port Covington field.

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Two-Bedroom Condo in Otterbein

Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Two-Bedroom Condo in Otterbein

This two-bedroom condo is a block from the Inner Harbor and in a community with shared green spaces and a parking lot. The condo features new flooring, a fireplace, a spacious dining room, an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, and updated bathrooms.

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A man shot during a carjacking next to Federal Hill Park; a stolen auto in Ridgely’s Delight; two robberies in Sharp-Leadenhall; a robbery at Federal Hill Park; two robberies and an aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor; a stolen auto in Locust Point; a robbery and three stolen vehicles in Pigtown; two robberies in Carroll-Camden; and a robbery and stolen auto in Hollins Market.

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

Coptic Orthodox Church St. Barnabas & St. Susanna (SBSS) will be taking over the historic church building at 938 S. Hanover St. in Federal Hill/Sharp-Leadenhall that was the former home to Sts. Stephen and James Evangelical Lutheran Church. SBSS purchased the building in recent weeks, has started renovations, and hopes to host its first service in January.

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

Last week, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $603,930 in new grants to support 26 community projects in South and Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods. Nearly a third of the recipients are new grantees. SBGP is a nonprofit which manages half of South Baltimore’s casino Local Impact Grants.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The new 10-story building at 4 MLK will be mostly glass and will have multiple retail spaces along Martin Luther King Blvd. The first two stories of 4 MLK will be a lobby, cafe, co-working space, and events space called District Hall.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Weekend Events Around Baltimore

Charm City Fringe Festival, Phantom of the Opera, Greek Festival, Disney on Ice, Steve Aoki, Canton Fall Festival, Fells Point Fun Festival, Oysterfest, DIY Fest, Morgan State Homecoming, Vince Gill, Bengals Ravens, and more fun. Enjoy!

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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