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How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

A group of neighbors in Union Square who go by Place for Good People LLC, purchased a commercial property at 1301 Hollins St. in their neighborhood to make sure they controlled its future. The property was previously the home of Top Carry Out and began to attract “unwanted activity and drugs in recent years,” according to Thomas Hams of Place for Good People.

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

The $7 million Camden Station includes an expanded seated waiting area, restrooms and new ticket vending machines, as well as service and informational displays. Bike racks, located conveniently outside the station, provide a multi-modal experience for passengers.

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

Due to the scheduled visit of the President of the United States to Downtown Baltimore during the afternoon *tomorrow, Thursday September 12, 2019*, we anticipate major commute disruptions and heavy traffic downtown, as noted in the Traffic Advisory.

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

Pigtown is getting a book store as Charm City Books is opening next month in 782 Washington Blvd. Charm City Books is a new business from husband and wife Joe Carlson and Daven Ralston. Charm City Books is taking the place of a Baltimore Police substation that recently left the two-story, 1,200 sq. ft. retail space.

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Wayward, UNION Craft Brewing, Local Neighborhood Associations Teaming up on Cleanup This Saturday

Wayward, UNION Craft Brewing, Local Neighborhood Associations Teaming up on Cleanup This Saturday

Participants will get complimentary coffee and doughnuts, a UNION beer or crush, drinks specials, and a Wayward discount card.

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Korean Concept ‘Rice Crook’ Opens at Cross Street Market

Korean Concept ‘Rice Crook’ Opens at Cross Street Market

Owner Scott Chung owns Bun’d Up at Union Market in Washington, DC and Rice Crook at Ballston Quarter in Arlington, VA. Rice Crook’s Cross Street Market location is a marriage of both businesses as it will offer the bao (steamed bun sandwiches) from Bun’d Up and bibimbap (Korean rice bowls) from the Rice Crook in Arlington. It will also sell salads.

| September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two stores close in Federal Hill, a new Caribbean restaurant opens in Locust Point, a new President for Under Armour, a crime fighting team signs a big lease at Montgomery Park, one restaurant closes Downtown, one restaurant opens, and one is coming soon.

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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National Aquarium’s Field Day and Cleanup at Fort McHenry on September 28th

National Aquarium’s Field Day and Cleanup at Fort McHenry on September 28th

Groups will work together to maintain pollinator and rain gardens, remove debris from the wetlands and maintain trails around the park.

| September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Where to Watch Your College Football Team in South Baltimore

Where to Watch Your College Football Team in South Baltimore

For college football fans in the area, SouthBMore.com has compiled a list of which bars to visit to watch your favorite team. Some bars are homes to the official viewing parties of alumni associations and some provide a more casual watch party.

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Outdoor Seating Sidewalk Being Added to Cross Street Market

Outdoor Seating Sidewalk Being Added to Cross Street Market

The Cross Street Market is getting a more permanent outdoor seating area as developer Caves Valley Partners (CVP) has started construction on a new sidewalk along the south side of the market this week. The market had a temporary outdoor seating area with tables and planters on top of the street in recent months.

| September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Love at First Bite Café Opens in Locust Point

Love at First Bite Café Opens in Locust Point

Love at First Bite is open Tuesday to Saturday from 7am to 8pm. It will focus on coffee, all-day breakfast, sandwiches, salads, soul food plates, ice cream, sundaes, and homemade desserts.

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

The new water feature will be a circular pattern and have pores that emit mist. There will also be color-changing lights. “The element is designed to be cooling on hot summer days and offer an interesting visual at night. It’s a hardscape, so it can be activated year-round,” said DPOB Vice President of Communications Michael Evitts.

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Minnow Closes, Reopens as Chinese Concept ‘The Hot Dry’

Minnow Closes, Reopens as Chinese Concept ‘The Hot Dry’

The Hot Dry will offer handmade noodles, dumplings, and buns. The name The Hot Dry is a reference to “Hot Dry Noodles” which is a celebrated street food in the Hubei region of central China, specifically in the city of Wuhan. There will be a focus on “the heat and numbing sensations of hot chilis and Szechuan peppercorns.”

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Extending Protective Netting at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Extending Protective Netting at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

In a continuing effort to create the most fan and family-friendly atmosphere in sports, this week at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, crews are extending protective netting at the same height of the existing backstop netting down each foul line to near each foul pole.

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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MDOT MTA Launching Bus Service to Guinness Open Gate Brewery

MDOT MTA Launching Bus Service to Guinness Open Gate Brewery

As part of its effort to serve emerging centers, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) will begin service to the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore County, effective September 1, 2019.

| August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Donate Your Old Beach Towels To BARCS

Donate Your Old Beach Towels To BARCS

We hate to say it, but Summer is almost over and this might be your final weekend to enjoy some time at the pool. We ask that you please consider donating your old beach towels at one of our convenient drop-off locations. All towels will be washed and donated to the BARCS Animal Shelter.

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival returns to Washington Boulevard on Saturday, September 21, from 12–7PM. Enjoy live music, food trucks, craft beer, arts & crafts, Kids Zone and the highlight of the day-live pig races, and much more!

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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