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Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Kevin was a Police Cadet  from 1981- 1983 followed by his dedicated service to the people of Baltimore as a Police Officer.  He retired in 2015.  During his time as a Policeman, Kevin made a substantial impact on the community and all he came in contact with.  He is notably remembered for earning the Award for Heroism with a “V” for valor, when he selflessly entered a burning building and rescued the occupants.

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port of Baltimore Sets Cargo Record in 2018

Port of Baltimore Sets Cargo Record in 2018

A record 43 million tons of international cargo was handled last year by the combined state-owned public and the privately-owned marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore, breaking the previous high mark of 40.9 million tons that stood for 44 years.

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Bald Eagles Land at Masonville Cove in Brooklyn

Bald Eagles Land at Masonville Cove in Brooklyn

Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maryland Environmental Service (MES) today announced a pair of adult bald eagles have been discovered nesting on the 52-acre cove property. It’s the first time eagles have nested on the campus since environmental restoration efforts there began in 2007.

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

New Acting Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Michael S. Harrison held a meet-and-greet with the Southern District last night at Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School. He introduced himself, listened to comments from community members, and took questions. 

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

South Baltimore may have a new post office, but area residents will no longer be able to pickup certified/registered mail, hold mail, and packages in the neighborhood. The pickups will now take place at the Brooklyn Curtis Bay Post Office at 10 16th Ave. in Anne Arundel County.

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Smoking Swine, The Green Bowl, and Dizzy Cow Pizzeria Opening a Restaurant and Bar in Brooklyn

The Smoking Swine, The Green Bowl, and Dizzy Cow Pizzeria Opening a Restaurant and Bar in Brooklyn

Food trucks The Smoking Swine, The Green Bowl, and Dizzy Cow Pizzeria are teaming up to take over the former O’Flynn’s Crab & Cask House at 3432 S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore’s Brooklyn neighborhood. O’Flynn’s was open for a year and a half after it replaced long-time, Brooklyn-staple O’Brady’s Crab House.

| December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesday’s Under 250: Renovated Four-Bedroom Cape Cod with a Large Backyard

Tuesday’s Under 250: Renovated Four-Bedroom Cape Cod with a Large Backyard

This renovated four-bedroom Cape Cod-style home in Brookyn features new flooring throughout, a high-end kitchen, ceramic tile bathrooms, a finished basement, a front porch, and a large fenced-in back yard.

| November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Friday Evening on Patapsco Ave.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Friday Evening on Patapsco Ave.

At approximately 5:00pm, a motorcycle was traveling westbound in the 1300 block of W. Patapsco Avenue. Investigators believe the operator lost control of the motorcycle just before it crashed.

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

The long wait is over for a smooth new driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge. Over the weekend, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) applied a new asphalt surface on top of the bridge’s concrete deck. Check out pictures of the new look bridge.

| August 20, 2018 | 2 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new doughnut shop and Mediterranean restaurant for Ridgely’s Delight, another poke restaurant is coming to the area, a former Otterbein Swim Club lifeguard signs with the Chicago Bears, the Carolina Panthers were back in South Baltimore, and a large property in Brooklyn is under contract.

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
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This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

Drivers will have to wait a bit longer for a smooth surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the potential for inclement weather.

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

The Hanover Street Corridor Study has been completed and it recommends a $50-million renovation of the 102-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Six options were considered in the study, including demolishing and replacing the bridge, rehabilitating the bridge, and building a separate bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Fairfield Industrial Property Sells for $1.6 Million, Leased to Automobile Business

Fairfield Industrial Property Sells for $1.6 Million, Leased to Automobile Business

A 5.5 acre piece of land at 1940 Chesapeake Ave. in the Fairfield Maritime District recently sold for $1.6 million. The property was a former manufacturing plant that closed more than 10 years ago.

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

 Waterfront Partnership unveiled its Harbor Heartbeat Report. This brand-new report expands the scope of the report card issued in previous years to cover seven key indicators of harbor health: fecal bacteria, sewer repairs, pollution tracking, litter and debris, restoration projects, ecosystem health, and volunteering.

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District.

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Single Family Home in Brooklyn Across From a Large Park

Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Single Family Home in Brooklyn Across From a Large Park

This single family home in Brooklyn features a large yard with a deck, pool, and large driveway. The 1,938 sq. ft. interior features four bedrooms, large spaces, renovated bathrooms, and an updated kitchen.

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: A Renovated Four-Bedroom Single Family Home in Brooklyn

Tuesdays Under 250: A Renovated Four-Bedroom Single Family Home in Brooklyn

This newly-renovated, four-bedroom single family home in Brooklyn features new flooring, a fire place, a first-story office, a high-end kitchen with granite countertops, renovated bathrooms, a finished basement, and a yard.

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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