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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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Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District. Officer ButterBean passed away on Thursday after a battle with stage four liver cancer at the age of 57. He was diagnosed with cancer in March 2018 and was undergoing treatments at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will temporarily close this weekend for repair work. 

| June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) presents the SoBo Summer Music Series through Saturday, August 24, 2019. The series features live music concerts and special events throughout South Baltimore. Widely known and emerging Baltimore-based musicians perform various genres including blues, brass band, funk, jazz, R&B, reggae and timba.

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Last night, concepts were revealed for a competition that aims to turn the Middle Branch Waterfront into a more than 11-mile park system in South Baltimore along the shoreline of the Patapsco River.

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Awards Up to $300,000 to Cherry Hill Development Corporation to Spur Investment

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Awards Up to $300,000 to Cherry Hill Development Corporation to Spur Investment

“Cherry Hill has one of the largest concentrations of public housing units serving low-income renters on the East Coast,” said CHDC Executive Director Michael Middleton. “Years of disinvestment in our community has had pernicious, long-lasting effects on the economic and social wellbeing of our residents. With SBGP’s support, we can continue our progress toward making home ownership a reality, attracting new investments to our community, and stabilizing our neighborhoods.”

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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100-Plus Members of Baltimore’s Tourism Industry Clean Green Space on Hanover Street

100-Plus Members of Baltimore’s Tourism Industry Clean Green Space on Hanover Street

Volunteers from Baltimore’s tourism industry completed a cleanup on Wednesday of the “South Baltimore Gateway at Potee & S Hanover Streets / Middle Branch Trailhead” at 3001 S. Hanover St. The large green space sits between MedStar Harbor Hospital and Reedbird Park.

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Sign Up Now for Free Spring Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Sign Up Now for Free Spring Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration is open for free spring youth sports leagues! The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, with funding from Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and other Maryland casinos, is excited to partner with Volo City Kids Foundation and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks  to provide eight weeks of free youth sports programs for kids aged 6 to 12

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Fatal Accident on Friday Involving an MTA Bus

Fatal Accident on Friday Involving an MTA Bus

On February 22, 2019, at 4:30pm, officers were called to the 800 block of W. Patapsco Avenue for a report of a crash. When officers arrived, they found an MTA bus and a Hyundai sedan that had collided.

| February 25, 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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Employee Shot During Robbery at Restaurant Depot in Cherry Hill

Employee Shot During Robbery at Restaurant Depot in Cherry Hill

On December 5, 2018, at 4:52am, officers were called to the Restaurant Depot located in the 3400 block of Annapolis Road for a report of a shooting.

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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$1.34-Million Stormwater Runoff and Greening Project Underway at Harbor Hospital

$1.34-Million Stormwater Runoff and Greening Project Underway at Harbor Hospital

Gray told SouthBMore.com that future improvements in the works include installing two trash-collecting water wheels on the campus. He said there are not currently any plans for a large expansion and redevelopment of Harbor Hospital’s properties.

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Nunnally Brothers Closing at Cross Street Market as Focus Shifts to Hanover Street Store

Nunnally Brothers Closing at Cross Street Market as Focus Shifts to Hanover Street Store

After 143 years at the Cross Street Market, Nunnally Brothers Choice Meats will close its stall and focus on another family business, Package Deals Plus, located at 2830 S. Hanover St. The 4,000 sq. ft. store is adjacent to the Vietnam Veterans Bridge, Harbor Hospital, and Middle Branch Park. Nunnally Brothers’ last day at Cross Street Market will be on Saturday.

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Cherry Hill Industrial Property Sells for $950,000

Cherry Hill Industrial Property Sells for $950,000

“The industrial real estate market continues to be active in the Baltimore metro area, including the South Baltimore industrial submarket,” said Jim Chivers of Gold and Company. “We continue to see a high demand, mostly because it gives any construction company easy access to serve both the Baltimore and D.C. markets, but not pay the D.C. real estate prices for industrial real estate.”

| October 25, 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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Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

DPW says the cans have several advantages including their ability to confine litter and prevent it from overflowing, keep rodents away, and transmit data that lets DPW staff know when trash needs to be picked up. The large, black cube cans have a Baltimore City seal, a “Keep Baltimore Clean” panel, and a currently-vacant space for advertisements.

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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