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Monday Traffic Modifications for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Monday Traffic Modifications for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the street closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.  The parade will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 beginning at 12:00 noon.   

| January 17, 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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Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

MedStar Harbor Hospital, Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) are teaming up on an effort to connect the BWI Trail in Anne Arundel County to the Gwynns Falls Trail in Baltimore City. The Gwynns Falls Trail currently ends just south of MedStar Harbor Hospital’s Cherry Hill Campus and a spur of the BWI Trail currently ends at W. Maple Rd. near N. Camp Mead Rd. in Linthicum Heights.

| December 11, 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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Downtown Museums and Attractions Offer $1 Admission This Weekend

Downtown Museums and Attractions Offer $1 Admission This Weekend

Downtown Dollar or Less Days, produced by Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, provides families and visitors the opportunity to experience Baltimore’s museums and attractions at an affordable price, making Baltimore’s most popular cultural destinations accessible to all. 

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Orioles’ Chris Davis and Wife Jill Davis Donate $3 Million to University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

Orioles’ Chris Davis and Wife Jill Davis Donate $3 Million to University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

Chris and Jill Davis have given a $3 million gift to help fund an expansion of the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH) at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). Their generous gift is the largest philanthropic donation from a Baltimore sports figure to UMMC.

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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IKE Smart City Kiosk Added to Federal Hill

IKE Smart City Kiosk Added to Federal Hill

A new Interactive Kiosk Experience (IKE) by IKE Smart City was installed this week on the new sidewalk in front of Cross Street Market at Light St. and E. Cross St. in Federal Hill. The installation of IKEs around Downtown is a collaboration between Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Baltimore City officials, and IKE Smart City.

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 19th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Approximately 20,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event. 

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary closures of the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge are scheduled to occur this weekend for repair work. 

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Road Resurfacing Project Begins Tomorrow on Baltimore Street in Downtown

Road Resurfacing Project Begins Tomorrow on Baltimore Street in Downtown

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that roadway resurfacing will soon begin along a portion of Baltimore Street.

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Construction Underway to Remove Berms and Expand Sidewalk on Pratt Street

Construction Underway to Remove Berms and Expand Sidewalk on Pratt Street

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPOB) has begun construction to remove another berm from a Pratt St. sidewalk. This $150,000-project is taking place on the north side of the 400 block of E. Pratt St. in front of The Gallery on Pratt Street and Renaissance Harborplace Hotel.

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Road Closures in Downtown and South Baltimore

Weekend Road Closures in Downtown and South Baltimore

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 traffic modifications will be implemented for the Donate Life Family Fun Run.  The run begins and ends along Ravens’ Walk at the Camden Yards Sports Complex and kicks off at 9:00 a.m. 

| September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

Photo Tour of the New Camden Station

The $7 million Camden Station includes an expanded seated waiting area, restrooms and new ticket vending machines, as well as service and informational displays. Bike racks, located conveniently outside the station, provide a multi-modal experience for passengers.

| September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

Heavy Volume of Traffic Expected Around Downtown on Thursday Afternoon During President Trump’s Visit

Due to the scheduled visit of the President of the United States to Downtown Baltimore during the afternoon *tomorrow, Thursday September 12, 2019*, we anticipate major commute disruptions and heavy traffic downtown, as noted in the Traffic Advisory.

| September 11, 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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South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary traffic modifications will be in effect this Sunday for the Run to Remember 11K/5K/1 Mile Fun Run & Walk.  The event will begin on Pratt Street in front of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on Sunday, September 08, 2019. 

| September 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

Construction Underway on New Water Feature at McKeldin Square

The new water feature will be a circular pattern and have pores that emit mist. There will also be color-changing lights. “The element is designed to be cooling on hot summer days and offer an interesting visual at night. It’s a hardscape, so it can be activated year-round,” said DPOB Vice President of Communications Michael Evitts.

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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