Business

‘Miss Twist’ Ice Cream Truck Destroyed by a Fire Last Week in Locust Point

‘Miss Twist’ Ice Cream Truck Destroyed by a Fire Last Week in Locust Point

Last Wednesday, one of the Miss Twist ice cream trucks caught fire on E. McComas St. between Locust Point and Port Covington. While the truck was destroyed, there were no injuries.

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
SoBo Spotlight Podcast: How Are Casino Local Impact Grants Being Spent in South Baltimore?

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: How Are Casino Local Impact Grants Being Spent in South Baltimore?

On this episode of SoBo Spotlight, we speak with South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) Executive Director Brad Rogers about the millions of dollars of Casino Local Impact Grants his organization manages. SBGP is behind projects such as a new master plan for the Middle Branch, a redeveloped park in Cherry Hill, a walking bridge in Port Covington, enhanced maintenance at Federal Hill Park, and more. It also helps boost local main streets and community organizations and awards grants to local nonprofits.

| September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Locust Point Office Building To Be Renovated and Leased

Locust Point Office Building To Be Renovated and Leased

Mitch Gold, owner of Gold and Company, and Jim Chivers, senior vice president of Gold and Company and Locust Point resident, have purchased a two-story, 4,500 sq. ft. office building 1104 Hull St. in Locust Point with plans to renovate the space and lease it to new tenants.

| September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market’s Pigtown location is in a former Baltimore City Fire Station. It has 14 ft. ceilings, exposed brick walls, a concrete floor, and a glass garage door on the front facade that opens up to Washington Blvd. The cafe features string lighting and furniture from the former Penn & Quill in Station North.

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Fulton Bank to Open in Federal Hill at the Former Unleashed by Petco Space

Fulton Bank to Open in Federal Hill at the Former Unleashed by Petco Space

Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Fulton Bank will open at the former Unleased by Petco space at 1100 Light St. in Federal Hill. The prominent 3,600 sq. ft. retail space, which is at the corner of Light St. and E. Cross St., is adjacent to Cross Street Market. It has been vacant since October 2018.

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill has opened at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster, a seafood bar with locations at Mount Vernon Marketplace and Arlington, VA, is opening its third location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of Rallo’s Restaurant and Big Matty’s Diner, but it has been vacant since 2015.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Demolition Begins in Preparation for a 950-Unit ‘Beyond Self Storage’ Facility in Carroll-Camden

Demolition Begins in Preparation for a 950-Unit ‘Beyond Self Storage’ Facility in Carroll-Camden

Demolition of a collection of properties on the 1500 block of Ridgely St. in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area began in recent weeks to make way for a 950-unit Beyond Self Storage facility. According to a Baltimore City Department of Works Application for Redevelopment Waiver, the project has an approximate area of 1.14 acres and is bounded by Worcester St. to the north, Denver St. to the east, Ridgely St. to the west, and an existing commercial use property to the south.

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

Latin American Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opens in Federal Hill

Dulceology, a bakery inspired by El Salvadorian and Latin American desserts, has opened at 1138 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The first-floor retail space was previously a real estate office and mental health services business in recent years. Dulceology owners and sisters Alejandra and Nicole Leiva spent recent months transforming the space into the retail and commercial bakery.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

“As difficult as it has been for everyone to navigate their lives through the past 6 months, it has been tough for small businesses too to figure out how to operate under these new restrictions. As a result, and while we remain restricted to less than 50% capacity in our spin rooms, we have had to make some tough decisions.”

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
American Visionary Art Museum to Reopen on Friday

American Visionary Art Museum to Reopen on Friday

After temporarily closing its doors in March in observance of government guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Visionary Art Museum enthusiastically reopens its doors to public visitors on Friday, September 25, 2020 with new hours

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the $23.1-Million Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the $23.1-Million Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center

A groundbreaking ceremony took place today to kick off the Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill. This follows a groundbreaking earlier this month for the BGE Field presented by KELLY, which is a new turf field being constructed at Reedbird Park. Both projects are part of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) redevelopment of the Cherry Hill park which was once the location of a landfill.

| September 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Restaurant Sofushion Cafe’ will open this Sunday at 6 S. Poppleton St. in Hollins Market. The two-story restaurant space is in a free-standing building that has been vacant in recent years.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Last week, The Daily Meal published an article titled “The 101 Best Pizzas in America” and Federal Hill’s Pizza di Joey came in at #80. This is the second honor for the Cross Street Market pizza shop this year as it also won best pizza in The Baltimore Sun’s Readers’ Choice poll.

| September 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
South Baltimore’s Stephen J. Tant Plumbing Can Solve Your Plumbing and HVAC Needs

South Baltimore’s Stephen J. Tant Plumbing Can Solve Your Plumbing and HVAC Needs

Stephen J. Tant has lived in South Baltimore his whole life and now he is helping many in the area with their plumbing and HVAC needs. His South Baltimore-based company, Stephen J. Tant Plumbing, LLC, has seven employees who are almost all South Baltimoreans like himself. Stephen J. Tant Plumbing can work on residential, commercial, retail, and multi-family projects ranging from small projects, such as a clogged sink, to large projects, such as whole-property renovations

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
St. Mary Star of The Sea Raises Money to Reinstall its Star-Cross

St. Mary Star of The Sea Raises Money to Reinstall its Star-Cross

In April, a hail and wind store knocked down the iconic symbol at St. Mary Star of The Sea Catholic Church in Federal Hill – the steeple’s cross with a lighted star in the middle. The Catholic Community of South Baltimore was able to immediately get a crane contractor to remove the star while it figured out the next steps to get it reinstalled.

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
×
Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

Focaccia Business Launches in Locust Point

A new focaccia business called Solo Focaccia has launched out of a home in Locust Point. Solo sells focaccia on its website that can be picked up at different pop-up locations around the city.

| September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
×