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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An RFP for a 66,869 sq. ft. retail building, a former Under Armour photography building is for lease, a Riverside Bar is for sale, bar closes at the Inner Harbor, and a new business joins City Garage.

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

In June 2018, a two-year, $1.8 million study was completed that recommended a $50 million renovation of the 104-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Additional National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Army Corps of Engineers, and US Coast Guard studies are required before construction can begin, but those have not started as Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) has not secured funding for the project.

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Downtown sports bar is closed for repairs, the new Lexington Market begins construction, Second Chance wins a grant, and large industrial properties hit the market.

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Philly Pretzel Factory Is Latest Business to Close at Harborplace as the Complex is in Receivership

Philly Pretzel Factory Is Latest Business to Close at Harborplace as the Complex is in Receivership

Philly Pretzel Factory is the latest business to close at the Harborplace Pavilions. The complex was taken from former owner Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation last June and put into receivership.

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Howl at the Moon to Close at Power Plant Live! at the End of February

Howl at the Moon to Close at Power Plant Live! at the End of February

Dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon, one of the original tenants of Power Plant Live!, is closing at the end of February after 20 years of business.

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Kraken Axes Opens at Power Plant Live!

Kraken Axes Opens at Power Plant Live!

Power Plant Live welcomed a new business as axe throwing bar Kraken Axes & Rage opened last month at the Downtown retail and office complex in a space formerly occupied by MEX. Kraken Axes & Rage also has a location in Washington D.C.

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Lanahan Building on Light Street Being Converted to 40 Apartments

The Lanahan Building on Light Street Being Converted to 40 Apartments

The Lanahan Building at 22 Light St. in Downtown will be converted to 40 apartments. The six-story, 51,510 sq. ft. building includes two retail spaces – one is occupied by 7-Eleven and the other, which was most recently The Bun Shop, is vacant.

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new skyscraper planned for the Inner Harbor, a new mural in Brooklyn, a food truck restaurant coming soon to Brooklyn, LaxCon returning to Baltimore next year, and a JP Morgan Chase donation to South Baltimore.

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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