Starbucks Opens New Store in Federal Hill

Starbucks Opens New Store in Federal Hill

Starbucks opened its new location at 1100 S. Charles St. at the Wheelhouse development in Federal Hill. The coffee chain is the first business to occupy the 2,200 sq. ft. retail space at the corner of W. Cross St.

| May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Snowball Shop ‘Ice Queens’ Opening This Weekend in Locust Point

Snowball Shop ‘Ice Queens’ Opening This Weekend in Locust Point

Snow Queens will serve New Orleans-style snow balls. Kabia said that “it’s all about the ice.” Snow Queens has a New Orleans-style ice machine from the 1920s that makes a fluffy style of ice that can be filled with all the different flavors.

| May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Former Episcopal School in Pigtown to Become 30 Apartments

Former Episcopal School in Pigtown to Become 30 Apartments

Washington, D.C.-based developers Mike Azimi and Amir Zare have purchased the former St. Paul Episcopal Church complex at 859-861 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown and will be turning the complex’s former school building into 30 market-rate apartments.

| May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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President Trump to Visit Fort McHenry for Memorial Day

President Trump to Visit Fort McHenry for Memorial Day

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit Fort McHenry in Locust Point this Monday for Memorial Day.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Outdoor Bar ‘South Point’ Not Planning to Open this Year

Port Covington Outdoor Bar ‘South Point’ Not Planning to Open this Year

As the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the event industry to a halt, Port Covington’s seasonal outdoor bar South Point at West Covington Park is not planning on opening this year. South Point, which first opened in 2018 and operates during warmer months, added a tent for private and public events last year.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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80,000 sq. ft. Office and Light Industrial Complex ‘Gaslight Square’ Hits the Market

80,000 sq. ft. Office and Light Industrial Complex ‘Gaslight Square’ Hits the Market

Gaslight Square, an 80,000 sq. ft. office, industrial, and flex complex at 1401 Severn St. in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area, has hit the market. Space is currently available for lease and the site is also available for sale.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Light Street Cafe Under New Ownership, Additional Locations Planned

Light Street Cafe Under New Ownership, Additional Locations Planned

Light Street Cafe is under new ownership as Rikki and Ellen Vaughn took over the popular Federal Hill restaurant at the end of February. The Vaughns, who live in Baltimore, own the Vaughn Corporation which has 122 restaurants and 10 food trucks around the country.

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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All Baltimore City Special Events Cancelled Through August 31st

All Baltimore City Special Events Cancelled Through August 31st

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today that the City of Baltimore is cancelling all special events through August 31st due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Five-Story Apartment Building Begins Construction in Sharp-Leadenhall

Five-Story Apartment Building Begins Construction in Sharp-Leadenhall

Developer Alex Mandel has broken ground on a five-story apartment building with 33 units at 115 W. Hamburg St. in Sharp-Leadenhall. The building replaces an existing 8,000 sq. ft., one-story commercial building that was demolished last year on a .237 acre lot.

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

A burglary in Barre Circle, a robbery in Sharp-Leadenhall, a robbery and burglary in Federal Hill, a robbery and stolen auto in Pigtown, a cutting and stolen auto in Carroll-Camden, and a stolen auto in Union Square.

| May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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American Red Cross Blood Drive at Mother’s Federal Hill Grill This Week

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Mother’s Federal Hill Grill This Week

Federal Hill Main Street and Mother’s Federal Hill Grille are hosting a three-day American Red Cross blood drive. The event will take place this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1pm to 630pm at Mother’s at 1113 S. Charles St.

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Work Underway on Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building in Union Square

Work Underway on Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building in Union Square

Work is underway to convert three buildings at 1515 to 1519 W. Baltimore St. into an apartment building with first-floor retail. The retail space will include an Ethiopian restaurant and one additional suite.

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sagamore Spirit Releases Limited-Edition Whiskey to Benefit Baltimore Bartender’s Guild

Sagamore Spirit Releases Limited-Edition Whiskey to Benefit Baltimore Bartender’s Guild

Sagamore Spirit has released a limited-edition whiskey called the Sagamore Spirit Barrel Select Bartender’s Barrel to benefit the local restaurant industry. Sagamore says 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Bartender’s Guild which is helping provide relief to local bartenders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ryleigh’s Oyster Closing its Federal Hill Restaurant

Ryleigh’s Oyster Closing its Federal Hill Restaurant

“It’s been real Federal Hill. THANK YOU to all of our friends for the memories and your loyal support for 20 bold years! #BEBOLD.”

| May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Construction Begins on Phase I of the Rash Field Redevelopment

Construction Begins on Phase I of the Rash Field Redevelopment

A ceremonial groundbreaking took place in January for Phase I of the redevelopment of Rash Field and construction officially started this week. The $16.8-million Phase I will renovate the western side of the 7.5-acre park on the south side of the Inner Harbor.

| May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

An aggravated assault on MLK, a stolen auto in Otterbein, a burglary in Federal Hill, a restaurant robbery at the Inner Harbor, two robberies and two aggravated assaults in Pigtown, two convenience store robberies on Russell St., and a robbery in Hollins Market.

| May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A big new “Welcome to Baltimore” mural, a relocation in Federal Hill, a new car detailing shop in Pigtown, and a historic building lit blue.

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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