Dining

Sobeachy, Digital Harbor Student, and Local Resident Win Federal Hill South Chili Cookoff

Sobeachy, Digital Harbor Student, and Local Resident Win Federal Hill South Chili Cookoff

“We laughed, we ate a ton of chili, and we celebrated winners from the community including Judge’s Choice Award winners from Sobeachy Haitian Cuisine, People’s Choice Award winner Alex Supplee, and Young Chili Champ Award winner Degan Maguire from Digital Harbor High School.”

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tony Luke’s to Open in Food Court at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Tony Luke’s to Open in Food Court at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced today that Philadelphia hoagie restaurant Tony Luke’s will be the newest tenant at its Baltimore Marketplace food court, which is currently undergoing a $1-million renovation. Tony Luke’s will take over a space on the north end of the food court where Heavy Seas Burger and B’more Chicken & Donuts previously had restaurants.

| January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Atlas Restaurant Group’s ‘Watershed’ at Cross Street Market to Have Large Rooftop Deck

Atlas Restaurant Group’s ‘Watershed’ at Cross Street Market to Have Large Rooftop Deck

On Thursday, Cross Street Market developer Arsh Mirmiran of Caves Valley Partners (CVP) and architects from Brown Craig Turner (BCT) revealed plans to Baltimore City Planning Department’s Urban Design and Architecture Advisory Panel (UDAAP) for the exterior of Watershed, the seafood restaurant by the Atlas Restaurant Group that will occupy the S. Charles St. entrance to the market. The design features a long rooftop deck that stretches the entire length of Watershed’s 5,200 sq. ft. interior space.

| January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore’s Spencer Horsman Makes Return Appearance on America’s Got Talent

South Baltimore’s Spencer Horsman Makes Return Appearance on America’s Got Talent

South Baltimore native and magician Spencer Horsman, who co-owns Illusions Bar & Theater in Federal Hill, made a return appearance to NBC’s America’s Got Talent (AGT) last Monday. Horsman was a semifinalist on AGT in 2012 and returned to the show last week for a season called “The Champions” where some of the show’s favorite former acts from around the world took the stage.

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new skyscraper planned for the Inner Harbor, a new mural in Brooklyn, a food truck restaurant coming soon to Brooklyn, LaxCon returning to Baltimore next year, and a JP Morgan Chase donation to South Baltimore.

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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12 New Businesses Have Opened on Pigtown Main Street in Recent Months

12 New Businesses Have Opened on Pigtown Main Street in Recent Months

In recent months, 12 new businesses have opened along Pigtown Main Street. Get information on each new business, a business coming soon, and some available commercial spaces.

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two retail businesses leave Federal Hill, a new hair studio opens in Federal Hill, a company is expanding in Port Covington, a theatre is for sale in Union Square, and a new museum exhibit.

| January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill South Chili Cook Off on Sunday, January 26th at Little Havana

Federal Hill South Chili Cook Off on Sunday, January 26th at Little Havana

The Federal Hill South Chili Cook Off is on Sunday, January 26th from 5pm to 9pm at Little Havana. The event is a fundraiser for the Federal Hill South Neighborhood Association (FHSNA) and Digital Harbor High School.

| January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held for Phase I of the Rash Field Redevelopment

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held for Phase I of the Rash Field Redevelopment

Phase I will add a redeveloped pavilion with a café, outdoor patio, overlook with a partially green roof, bathrooms, a shade structure, and amphitheater seating; a skate park called Jake’s Skate Park; a children’s nature park; a children’s kinetic playground; and new plants and landscaping. These new features will replace a small parking lot, a green space, a brick patio with a sandbox, and the western edge of the concrete bleachers.

| January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ Now Open at the Cross Street Market

Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ Now Open at the Cross Street Market

Maryland farm store Rooster & Hen opened last week at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. Rooster & Hen built out the 1,800-plus sq. ft, previously-vacant space at the southeast corner of the market adjacent to the Light St. entrance.

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Courtyard by Marriott Opens at McHenry Row in Locust Point

Courtyard by Marriott Opens at McHenry Row in Locust Point

The South Baltimore Peninsula neighborhoods now have a hotel as Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Downtown/McHenry Row has opened in Locust Point. The hotel caps a final phase of development at McHenry Row which has added a five-story, 75,000 sq. ft. office building; the eight-story, 126-room Courtyard by Marriott; and a dog park at a former parking lot at the southeastern portion of the site.

| December 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Opens in Federal Hill

Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Opens in Federal Hill

Sweet Peaz serves Southern dishes including fried chicken, chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, BBQ ribs, broiled salmon, turkey wings, turkey burgers, oxtails, fried fish, and sides including mashed potatoes, green beans, collard greens, mac and cheese, and candied yams.

| December 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Prep’s PREPwinterFest 2020 at Mobtown Ballroom on January 25th

Federal Hill Prep’s PREPwinterFest 2020 at Mobtown Ballroom on January 25th

This adults-only (21+) event includes open bar, great food prepared by local chefs, raffle prizes, and karaoke culminating in the night’s legendary Power Hour! Don’t miss your chance to get out of the house, meet friends, and hear (or sing!) all your favorite hits. 

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Retail and Office Collective with a Brewery, Grocery Store, Restaurant, Liquor Store, and Coffee Shop Coming to Light Street

Retail and Office Collective with a Brewery, Grocery Store, Restaurant, Liquor Store, and Coffee Shop Coming to Light Street

A 34,500 sq. ft. building at 1900 Light St. in South Baltimore/Riverside will become a new collective comprised of a brewery; a combined restaurant, boutique grocery store, bar, and liquor store concept; a coffee shop; additional retail; a hydroponic agriculture production facility; and office space for startups.

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Renovated ‘Ropewalk’ Reopens with Duckpin Lanes, Arcade Games, and a New Menu

A Renovated ‘Ropewalk’ Reopens with Duckpin Lanes, Arcade Games, and a New Menu

Ropewalk Tavern reopened last week after being closed since July for renovations. Now in its 25th year of business in Federal Hill, Ropewalk returns with a concept the ownership group feels will “cater more to locals and families in South Baltimore.” The restaurant now has mini duckpin lanes, arcade lanes, more low-top tables, more beer taps, and a new menu.

| December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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‘Vagrant Coffee’ Takes Over ‘3 Bean Coffee’ in Federal Hill, Will Also Open a New Pigtown Location

‘Vagrant Coffee’ Takes Over ‘3 Bean Coffee’ in Federal Hill, Will Also Open a New Pigtown Location

Vagrant Coffee started as a traveling pop-up and catering coffee business in 2017 and has since grown to have four brick-and-mortar shops in its portfolio. It opened Cafe @ 1100 in Pigtown in January; took over Milk & Honey Market in August, which has a location in Station North and will be opening a location next year in Pigtown; and took over 3 Bean Coffee in Federal Hill on October 1st.

| December 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Federal Hill business is closing, a Jamaican restaurant opens, a key rail project is now fully funded, a prime Federal Hill property is for lease, new murals added to Hollins Market, a brewery is now open on Thursdays, a presidential campaign office closes in South Baltimore, and a local shop owner is on the cover of Food & Beverage Magazine.

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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