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Under Armour to Lay Off 400 Employees

Under Armour to Lay Off 400 Employees

As part of its 2018 restructuring plan, Under Amour announced today it will be reducing its global workforce of approximately 13,500 employees by 3% which equates to roughly 400 employees. These layoffs will be completed by March of next year.

| September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Police Department Mounted Unit Equestrian Facility Coming to B&O Railroad Museum Property

Baltimore Police Department Mounted Unit Equestrian Facility Coming to B&O Railroad Museum Property

The new 13,000-sq. ft. equestrian facility sits on a 2.4-acre plot of museum property that is located in the grass area adjacent to B&O Railroad Museum’s train tracks that run west of the museum. The site is just north of Carroll Park, and just south of the Traci Adkins Park and Mount Clare neighborhood.

| September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Braille Uniforms Up for Auction to Benefit National Federation of the Blind

Orioles Braille Uniforms Up for Auction to Benefit National Federation of the Blind

Orioles players and coaches wore specially-designed jerseys with Braille lettering, becoming the first American professional sports team to wear Braille-lettered jerseys.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

DPW says the cans have several advantages including their ability to confine litter and prevent it from overflowing, keep rodents away, and transmit data that lets DPW staff know when trash needs to be picked up. The large, black cube cans have a Baltimore City seal, a “Keep Baltimore Clean” panel, and a currently-vacant space for advertisements.

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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New Townhomes Coming to a Mostly-Abandoned Area Near Carroll Park

New Townhomes Coming to a Mostly-Abandoned Area Near Carroll Park

“We are trying to bring back this community to the way it was in the 1970s and 1980s,” said Bill West of Stavrou Construction Inc. and Baltimore Redevelopment LLC . “It’s a risk, but these properties can’t keep sitting like this.”

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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New Mural on Light Street in Federal Hill

New Mural on Light Street in Federal Hill

A new mural is now on display on the side wall of 1125 Light St. in Federal Hill. The mural, which was painted by Spanish mural artist Sabek, features a large panther sitting down and looking back towards the street.

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Former Schuster Concrete Building in Port Covington to Become an Events Space

Former Schuster Concrete Building in Port Covington to Become an Events Space

Prior to Weller Development beginning its renovations, it had peeling and faded paint on the metal exterior surface, some graffiti, and broken and missing windows on both sections of the building. Weller Development painted the roof of the metal warehouse red, painted the sides black, and replaced the windows on the warehouse section with new Plexiglass.

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Former ‘Rachel’ Building and Restaurant Space in Riverside Does Not Sell at Auction

Former ‘Rachel’ Building and Restaurant Space in Riverside Does Not Sell at Auction

An auction today at the former ‘Rachel’ building and restaurant space in Federal Hill/Riverside did not result in a sale. Matt Cooper of Alex Cooper Auctioneers, who was leading the auction that took place at the property and online, said a high bid of $475,000 was rejected by the owner.

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Chapter 1 of Port Covington to Include 3 Million Sq. Ft. of Office, Retail, Residential, and Hotel Properties

Chapter 1 of Port Covington to Include 3 Million Sq. Ft. of Office, Retail, Residential, and Hotel Properties

Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Development Company and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group are underway on a 235-acre redevelopment of Port Covington and have now released detailed plans for the first major phase of construction which it will call Chapter 1. This chapter will tackle the eastern section of Port Covington in the grass lots just east of The Baltimore Sun’s Sun Park along E. Cromwell St. and will have 3.025 million sq. ft. of new buildings.

| September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A Food Market, Apartments, and Office Buildings Planned for First Phase of Port Covington

A Food Market, Apartments, and Office Buildings Planned for First Phase of Port Covington

The first phase of Chapter 1 will be called Rye Street Market, which is a multi-block, mixed-used development across from the Sagamore Spirit Distillery on E. Cromwell St. Rye Street Market is highlighted by a large food market sharing the same name.

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Das Bier Haus to Open Its New Second-Floor Dining Room This Saturday

Das Bier Haus to Open Its New Second-Floor Dining Room This Saturday

After a couple years of planning, construction, and permitting, Das Bier Haus will open its second-level dining and bar room this Saturday. The new space will approximately double the size of the South Baltimore German restaurant and increase its capacity by 90.

| September 6, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Locust Point Residents Oppose Proposed Nine-Story Building on Woodall Street

Locust Point Residents Oppose Proposed Nine-Story Building on Woodall Street

The Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA), Councilman Eric Costello, Domino Sugar, and many residents on the 1400 blocks of Woodall St. and Stevenson St. have teamed up to oppose a proposed nine-story building and adjacent parking garage at 1401-1407 Woodall St. The proposed development from Goodier Properties would take the place of two less than two-story industrial buildings and a vacant lot that face E. Key Hwy., Woodall St. and Stevenson St. 

| September 5, 2018 | 3 Comments
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Orioles to Honor National Federation of the Blind on September 18th with Braille Jerseys

Orioles to Honor National Federation of the Blind on September 18th with Braille Jerseys

The Orioles will honor Riverside’s National Federation of the Blind by becoming the first American sports team to incorporate Braille lettering into the gameday uniforms.

| September 5, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Lime Scooters Now Available For Rent in Baltimore

Lime Scooters Now Available For Rent in Baltimore

Lime scooters are now available for rent in Baltimore as 400 were dropped off in the city over Labor Day Weekend, according to Baltimore Fishbowl. Lime is the second dockless, rechargeable, scooter program in Baltimore. It joins Bird which arrived earlier this summer.

| September 4, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Riverside Park Pool to Stay Open Two Additional Weeks

Riverside Park Pool to Stay Open Two Additional Weeks

Due to unexpected repairs, the Riverside Park Pool did not open its doors this year until August 11th. But, Baltimore Recreation and Parks has now agreed to keep the pool open an additional two weeks until September 16th. The pool was scheduled to close on September 3rd.

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new pizza shop opens in Pigtown, a hair salon comes to Washington Blvd., a 400,000 sq. ft. expansion eyed for the Baltimore Convention Center, Volo City named as a top 1,000 company, a new Starbucks is coming, and a Federal Hill boutique closes.

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Wedding and Event Venue Opens at The Winslow Parker Metal Building Next to M&T Bank Stadium

Wedding and Event Venue Opens at The Winslow Parker Metal Building Next to M&T Bank Stadium

The Winslow Parker Metal Building was built in 1900. Its historic features include polished concrete floors, rustic brick walls and columns, steel beams and columns, concrete ceilings, restored beams, rolling doors, and a reclaimed marble bar. The venue is highlighted by a two-story main gathering area with a mezzanine level, pitched wood ceilings, steel staircases, string lighting, and many windows and skylights. The space also has a full kitchen for catering.

| August 29, 2018 | 1 Comments
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