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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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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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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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Alfajores Cookie Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opening in Federal Hill

Alfajores Cookie Bakery ‘Dulceology’ Opening in Federal Hill

Alfajores are a popular cookie in Latin America, especially in Argentina, Chile, and Peru. The shortbread-style cookie sandwiches are filled with a rich dulce de leche filling, and can be dusted with powdered sugar or covered in chocolate. The origin of Alfajores dates back to Northern Africa before the cookies were introduced to Spain and then made their way to Latin America.

| August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Annoula’s Kitchen Opens at Cross Street Market

Annoula’s Kitchen Opens at Cross Street Market

SoBo Cafe and SoBo Market owner Anna Leventis opened her new concept Annoula’s Kitchen this month at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market. The Annoula’s stall is a fast-casual concept, but continues the theme of Leventis’ other restaurants by serving many scratch-made items and local products.

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Gangster Vegan Organics Opens at Cross Street Market

Gangster Vegan Organics Opens at Cross Street Market

Gangster Vegan Organics opened its stall today at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. This is the fourth location for the 100% plant-based, organic, and free of gluten and soy restaurant.

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Mexico City-Inspired Taqueria Taco Love Grill Opens at Cross Street Market

Mexico City-Inspired Taqueria Taco Love Grill Opens at Cross Street Market

Taco Love Grill opened last week in the newly-renovated Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. The stall is the second location for the White Marsh-born taqueria from the husband and wife duo of Gelmin and Jimena Portillo.

| August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ to Relocate From Catonsville to the Cross Street Market

Maryland Farm Store ‘Rooster & Hen’ to Relocate From Catonsville to the Cross Street Market

In their new space, directly across from Ceremony Coffee, Rooster & Hen will sell fresh produce and flowers; pantry items including condiments, herbs and spices, baking needs, bulk nuts, and snacks; pickles and ferments; baked goods and snacks; frozen foods; and a selection of house-made prepared foods.

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A national tenant is leaving Harborplace, a big lease for the BioPark, Downtown gets a major federal grant, a bank is going to Cherry Hill, a Federal Hill company expands, and a closing in Pigtown.

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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World of Beer Sumer Block Party Featuring Union on Friday, August 16th

World of Beer Sumer Block Party Featuring Union on Friday, August 16th

Join us August 16th for our last McHenry Row – Baltimore, MD Block Party of the season with our friends from UNION Craft Brewing. We will be raffling off a gift basket of Union collectors glassware and will be hosting a Union dunk tank all benefiting Special Olympics Maryland! Fun kicks off at 5pm with food truck from Chesapeake Food Works. beer tents, moon bounce for the kids, corn hole, crush tent, and more! The Unofficial will be playing outside on the circle from 6-9pm.

| August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Coming to Federal Hill

Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen Coming to Federal Hill

Sweet Peaz will serve Southern dishes including fried chicken, chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, BBQ ribs, broiled salmon, salmon cakes, fried fish, mashed potatoes, green beans, collared greens, and spinach.

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Local Businesses Sponsoring South Baltimore Cleanup and Weed Pulling Event on August 17th

Local Businesses Sponsoring South Baltimore Cleanup and Weed Pulling Event on August 17th

Federal Hill resident Andrew Carter, who is co-owner of Delia Foley’s and AJ’s on Hanover, is organizing a South Baltimore neighborhood cleanup and weed pulling event on Saturday, August 17th from 9am-12pm. Carter is partnering with local businesses Ace Hardware Federal Hill, Cheese Galore & More, Diablo Doughnuts, Hair of the Dog Pug & Grub, Lakeside Title, and SoBo Market on the event.

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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An Overview of the Continuing Transformation of Wells Street in South Baltimore

An Overview of the Continuing Transformation of Wells Street in South Baltimore

In total, Wells St. has added 529 new apartments, 6,000 sq. ft. of retail and 194,500 sq. ft. of office space since 2004. Currently there are 665 apartments, 8,000 sq. ft. of new retail space, 30,000 sq. ft. of office space, 820 storage units, and expanded athletic facilities planned for Wells St.

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Royal Farms Opens Its Chicken Stall at Cross Street Market

Royal Farms Opens Its Chicken Stall at Cross Street Market

Baltimore-staple Royal Farm has opened its 590 sq. ft. chicken stall at the newly-renovated Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. This new concept from Royal Farms will just focus on the convenience store and gas station’s “world famous chicken,” which will include fried chicken, chicken tenders, chicken on a stick, chicken salad, chicken sandwiches, and sides.

| July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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