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Banners Painted by Francis Scott Key Students On Display at Rash Field Construction Site

Banners Painted by Francis Scott Key Students On Display at Rash Field Construction Site

New banners painted by Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School students were hung this week on the construction fence at Rash Field. The banners are part of an initiative by Waterfront Partnership to build excitement for the redevelopment of the Inner Harbor park.

| November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Prep’s ‘Fling in the Fall’ Virtual Auction This Weekend

Federal Hill Prep’s ‘Fling in the Fall’ Virtual Auction This Weekend

Don’t miss Fling in the Fall: the Federal Hill Preparatory School PTO’s virtual auction, running from Friday, November 13th at 6pm to Sunday, November 15th at 8pm

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Public Schools to Start School Year Virtually, Archdiocese to Start In-Person

Baltimore City Public Schools to Start School Year Virtually, Archdiocese to Start In-Person

Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) announced today that it will start the 2020-2021 school year virtually. This comes as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the United States and countries around the world.

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Most Maryland Daycare Centers Must Close by the End of Today

Most Maryland Daycare Centers Must Close by the End of Today

Beginning at the end of the day on Friday, March 27, 2020, all child care programs are to be closed.During this State of Emergency, child care programs have been established by the State to serve only designated essential personnel.

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Digital Harbor High School Coat Drive Currently Underway

Digital Harbor High School Coat Drive Currently Underway

Digital Harbor High School is collecting socks, coats, scarves, hats, gloves, and black sweaters for students this winter.

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

Check out the new grades and see what local school earned a four-star rating.

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

Save the Date for FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza! Get all your holiday shopping done in one stop, all while supporting Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School. Continue to check this page for updates and please spread the word!

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The SOBO Halloween Bash on October 26th at Riverside Park

The SOBO Halloween Bash on October 26th at Riverside Park

Join neighbors and friends at Riverside Park for the 8th Annual SOBO Halloween Bash! At the gazebo and surrounding fields, enjoy fun for all ages! Live music, food, beer and wine, lawn games, crafts, book nook, and a costume contest with great prizes… Don’t miss the parade at 4pm when judging takes place!

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
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United Way, COPT, and Partnering Businesses Open Interactive Play Space in Brooklyn

United Way, COPT, and Partnering Businesses Open Interactive Play Space in Brooklyn

The playground was the brainchild of COPT’s President and CEO, Stephen E. Budorick, former United Way of Central Maryland campaign chair. Budorick enlisted the support of other local companies to bring the children of the Ben Center the new outdoor space that will also be used as an outdoor classroom.

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Philanthropist Bill Pulte Offers to Pay for a Baltimore City Student’s Tuition

Philanthropist Bill Pulte Offers to Pay for a Baltimore City Student’s Tuition

Philanthropist Bill Pulte, who is the grandson of the late billionaire and Pulte Homes founder William Pulte, and who is the managing partner of Pulte Capital Partners, has taken to Twitter to offer to pay for tuition for a Baltimore City student.

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Riverside Third Space Coming to Salem Lutheran Church After Receiving Casino Impact Grant

Riverside Third Space Coming to Salem Lutheran Church After Receiving Casino Impact Grant

Salem Lutheran Church Baltimore is renovating its basement Fellowship Hall at 1530 Battery Ave. in Riverside and renaming it Riverside Third Space. The project was made possible because of a $49,995 Community Grant from South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, which manages South Baltimore’s Local Impact Grants from Maryland casinos.

| June 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Meet Conor and Lucas Hopkins, the Five- and Seven-Year-Olds Who Started a Plant Watering Business in South Baltimore

Meet Conor and Lucas Hopkins, the Five- and Seven-Year-Olds Who Started a Plant Watering Business in South Baltimore

Last summer, Lucas Hopkins, who is now seven, told his mother Amber Hopkins that he wanted money and asked how he could get some. She told him to come up with some kind of simple job that people might want. Lucas Hopkins had watered plants for his Riverside neighbors in the past and thought he could do that same service for more people. He got his mother, who is a teacher in Howard County and off during the summer, and brother Conor Hopkins, who is now five, on board and they launched Green Thumbs Plant Care.

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Ropewalk To Close for Renovations in July, Will Return as a More “Family-Friendly” Restaurant with Duckpin Bowling

Ropewalk To Close for Renovations in July, Will Return as a More “Family-Friendly” Restaurant with Duckpin Bowling

Ropewalk will close on July 1st to start a renovation project that will add mini duckpin bowling lanes and virtual reality, gaming, and arcade systems. It will also include a mostly cosmetic renovation of the existing spaces.

| June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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19th Century B&O Railroad-Themed Toddler Train Opens at Federal Hill Park

19th Century B&O Railroad-Themed Toddler Train Opens at Federal Hill Park

SHR’s “Campaign for the Train” raised $55,000 for foundation work and the newest playground piece that replicates a B&O engine and dining car. The green and gray piece features a slide and areas for toddlers to climb and sit. The train was designed and built by Playground Specialists.

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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An Improved Riverside Park Pool Opens This Saturday

An Improved Riverside Park Pool Opens This Saturday

The swim season is already off to a much different start for Riverside Park Pool this year. Last year, due to a gate valve failure that led to electrical damage, the pool didn’t open until August 11th. This year the pool will open almost three months earlier and visitors will notice several new improvements thanks to a $49,500 grant from the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) and a volunteer effort

| May 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Egg Hunts Schedule for Federal Hill Park and Riverside Park

Egg Hunts Schedule for Federal Hill Park and Riverside Park

Egg Hunts on April 13th at Riverside Park and April 20th at Federal Hill Park. Get the details.

| April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

The Maryland State Department of Education recently released a new grading system for Maryland’s public schools. The Maryland Public Schools Report Cards rates schools between one and five stars.

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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