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Goodwill Industries Moving Its Baltimore Headquarters to Violetville

Goodwill Industries Moving Its Baltimore Headquarters to Violetville

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. will relocate its Baltimore City headquarters to the Baltimore Gateway building at 3700 Koppers St.  in Violetville. The non-profit organization will lease 14,662 sq. ft. of the 100,000 sq. ft. St. John Properties, Inc. building.

| September 29, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Homebrew and Chili Competition ChiliBrew Returns this Year

Homebrew and Chili Competition ChiliBrew Returns this Year

Baltibrew’s event Chilibrew is returning this year after a two year hiatus the past two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event takes place October 8th from 7pm-10pm at Zion Church of Baltimore City Downtown.

| September 26, 2022 | 0 Comments
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15-Year-Old Charged with First-Degree Murder Following July 7th Homicide Near the Inner Harbor

15-Year-Old Charged with First-Degree Murder Following July 7th Homicide Near the Inner Harbor

Today, Baltimore Police Department announced a 15-year-old was arrested and charged as an adult for first-degree murder following the homicide that took place on July 7th at the intersection of Light St. and Conway St. The suspect was arrested at 6:35am today at a home in Essex in Baltimore County. The suspect was transported to the homicide section to be interviewed by detectives and then transported to the Central Booking Intake Facility where the suspect was charged.

| July 14, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Bruce Springsteen to Play at the New Baltimore Arena in April

Bruce Springsteen to Play at the New Baltimore Arena in April

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band will be one of the first events at the newly-renovated Baltimore Arena. Springsteen announced his 2023 United States tour yesterday and it includes a stop in Baltimore on Friday, April 7th. This show is being marketed as the “grand opening performance” at Baltimore Arena.

| July 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Man Shot and Killed After Altercation with “Squeegee Workers” at Inner Harbor

Man Shot and Killed After Altercation with “Squeegee Workers” at Inner Harbor

Yesterday at approximately 4:38 pm, a 48-year-old man was shot and killed after an interaction with “squeegee workers” at the intersection of Light St. and Conway St. next to the Inner Harbor. This victim was identified this morning by Baltimore Police Department (BPD) as Baltimore resident Timothy Reynolds.

| July 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
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710-Room Holiday Inn/Radisson Downtown to be Converted to Apartments

710-Room Holiday Inn/Radisson Downtown to be Converted to Apartments

El Segundo, California’s Vivo Investment Group (“Vivo”) has acquired the dual-branded Holiday Inn and Radisson Hotel in Downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor at 105 W. Fayette St.  It is planning to convert the twin tower high-rise property into an apartment community.

| May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Bill Laying Groundwork for Up to $1.2 Billion in Baltimore Stadium Upgrades Passes Overwhelmingly

Maryland Bill Laying Groundwork for Up to $1.2 Billion in Baltimore Stadium Upgrades Passes Overwhelmingly

A bill called HB896 that lays the groundwork for up to $1.2 billion in future renovations at Camden Yards Sports Complex stadiums Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium was passed by an overwhelming vote.

| April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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New Baltimore Arena to Have an Approximately 15,000-Person Capacity

New Baltimore Arena to Have an Approximately 15,000-Person Capacity

Oak View Group (OVG) is currently underway on its $150-plus million renovation of the Baltimore Arena which, when completed, will have a significantly higher capacity. The capacity will go from 12,289 for basketball games to approximately 15,000.

| April 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Historic Downtown Office Building to Convert to 220 Apartments

Historic Downtown Office Building to Convert to 220 Apartments

The historic Fidelity & Deposit Building at 210 N. Charles St. Downtown will be converted to 220 apartments. The eight-story building was recently purchased by 210 N. Charles Owner, LLC, a joint venture partnership formed by residential developer Trademark Properties and local investor Prab Thangarajah.

| March 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Arena Renovations Begin

Baltimore Arena Renovations Begin

Oak View Group’s (OVG) renovation of the Baltimore Arena has started. This $150-plus million project will take just under a year to complete. The goal is for the arena to reopen for the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments on February 20, 2023.

| March 14, 2022 | 0 Comments
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H&M and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Close at Harborplace

H&M and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Close at Harborplace

The Light Street Pavilion of Harborplace at the Inner Harbor is left with only two tenants as H&M and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. closed in recent weeks. The only two businesses that remain open in the once-filled pavilion, which is stuck in a receivership, are Hooters and Neighborhoods Urban Goods.

| March 10, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the Harborplace Pavilions at the Inner Harbor

Photo Tour of the Harborplace Pavilions at the Inner Harbor

The Harborplace pavilions at the Inner Harbor have been stuck in receivership since June 2019 and the vacancies are starting to pile up. The Light Street Pavilion now just has two tenants left. There are also a number of vacancies in the Pratt Street Pavilion. Here is a photo tour of the current state of the Harborplace pavilions.

| March 11, 2022 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A salon replaces a restaurant, a seafood restaurant is undergoing a renovation, The Baltimore Sun printing press closes, a new business for Port Covington, a Locust Point yoga studio gets publicity, and two hotels to close.

| February 28, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Paul McCartney to Perform at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in June

Paul McCartney to Perform at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in June

The Orioles today announced that legendary singer-songwriter PAUL McCARTNEY will perform the second-ever major concert at Camden Yards on Sunday, June 12, as part of his 2022 GOT BACK tour.

| February 18, 2022 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two local businesses team up, an Inner Harbor restaurant closes, a new office Downtown, new businesses in Pigtown and Federal Hill, a Pigtown program graduates its first class, and a local company launches compostable coffee pods.

| January 20, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Release Renderings of New Left Field Dimensions at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Release Renderings of New Left Field Dimensions at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

On Friday, the Orioles released renderings of the renovation project, and Orioles Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Elias and Assistant General Manager and Vice President of Analytics Sig Mejdal spoke about the decision to move the fence back.

| January 17, 2022 | 0 Comments
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New Baltimore News Outlet ‘The Baltimore Banner’ Leases Inner Harbor Space

New Baltimore News Outlet ‘The Baltimore Banner’ Leases Inner Harbor Space

The Baltimore Banner, a Baltimore news website that will launch later this year, has signed a lease for a newsroom at the Pier IV office building at 621 E. Pratt St. at the Inner Harbor. The Baltimore Banner is part of newly-formed nonprofit organization The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism.

| January 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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