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GoFundMe Launched for Garden American Eatery Following ‘Smash-and-Grab’ ATM Theft

GoFundMe Launched for Garden American Eatery Following ‘Smash-and-Grab’ ATM Theft

To help the  Garden American Eatery, or the Garden Restaurant as it was known for many years, Riverside resident Larry Vogel and his wife Joanne started a GoFundMe to help the Lee family, who owns the restaurant and building.

| January 11, 2022 | 0 Comments
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‘Smash-and-Grab’ ATM Theft Occurred Overnight at ‘Garden American Eatery’ in Federal Hill

‘Smash-and-Grab’ ATM Theft Occurred Overnight at ‘Garden American Eatery’ in Federal Hill

A “smash-and-grab” ATM theft occurred last night at approximately 321am at the Garden American Eatery at 1501 Light St. in Federal Hill.

| January 10, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Greek Restaurant ‘Yeeros’ Opens on Cross Street in Federal Hill

Greek Restaurant ‘Yeeros’ Opens on Cross Street in Federal Hill

The Yeeros menu features appetizers and soups such as tzatziki, hummus, spanakopita, and Greek chicken soup. Meats at Yeeros include chicken gyro, pork gyro, lamb gyro, chicken souvlaki, pork souvlaki, lamb souvlaki, and bifteki. It also offers vegan proteins such as falafel, and vegan bifteki and keftedakia balls.

| January 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Ekiben Opening Restaurant on Fort Avenue in Riverside

Ekiben Opening Restaurant on Fort Avenue in Riverside

Ekiben has earned its share of media praise with a number of local dining awards, Travel + Leisure named it the best place to get a sandwich in Maryland, and Bon Appétit included Ekeben as one of its Best Restaurant Meals of 2021

| January 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Korean Fried Chicken Stall ‘The Chicken Lab’ Opens at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill

Korean Fried Chicken Stall ‘The Chicken Lab’ Opens at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill

The Chicken Lab was launched by husband and wife Daehee Wi and Hye Jeon. Wi was a chef in South Korea before moving to Baltimore two years ago to help his brother launch restaurant Kong Pocha in Charles North.

| December 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Main Street Jeweler Opens in Federal Hill

Main Street Jeweler Opens in Federal Hill

Longtime jeweler Tarek Ahmed has opened Main Street Jeweler at 1129 Light St. in Federal Hill. The storefront has been vacant in recent years.

| December 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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7-Eleven Closes in Federal Hill

7-Eleven Closes in Federal Hill

The 7-Eleven at 1111 Light Street in Federal Hill has closed. This 7-Eleven franchise opened in a 2,700 sq. ft. space at 1111 Light Street in 2012. It was previously at 1024 Light St. for many years prior to the move.

| December 22, 2021 | 0 Comments
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TWISB Podcast: Discussing the New Rash Field with Laurie Schwartz of Waterfront Partnership

TWISB Podcast: Discussing the New Rash Field with Laurie Schwartz of Waterfront Partnership

On Episode 18 of This Week in South Baltimore, Kevin interviews Waterfront Partnership President Laurie Schwartz. Waterfront Partnership recently opened phase one of the Rash Field redevelopment, a project that added a skatepark, playgrounds, an overlook, cafe space, and green spaces. Laurie discusses the coming phase two of the project, the future of the Harborplace pavilions, and other projects around the Inner Harbor.

| December 8, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Southrn’ Spice Closes at Cross Street Market

Southrn’ Spice Closes at Cross Street Market

Southrn’ Spice has closed at Cross Street Market after just a few months in Federal Hill. Southern’ Spice still has a food truck and catering business.

| December 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Today is Phubs Last Day at Cross Street Market

Today is Phubs Last Day at Cross Street Market

Vietnamese pho and banh mi restaurant Phubs announced today that it’s closing its two locations. Phubs opened at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill in 2019 and opened in Hanover, MD in 2014. Phub previously had a location in Wilmington, DE.

| November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Crown Royal Commercial Filmed at The Outpost American Tavern in Federal Hill

New Crown Royal Commercial Filmed at The Outpost American Tavern in Federal Hill

Canadian whiskey company Crown Royal has a new “Kick Off With Crown Royal” series of commercials that has a very Baltimore feel to it. It stars former Ravens Hall of Fame Safety Ed Reed and was filmed inside The Outpost American Tavern in Federal Hill.

| November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A bar honors its longtime owner, a bank opens at a prominent corner in Federal Hill, a beer garden opens, an office space is leased, and a building at a busy intersection is painted.

| November 29, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Trial By Fire Candle Co. Opens Production Space in Federal Hill

Trial By Fire Candle Co. Opens Production Space in Federal Hill

Trial by Fire was started by Federal Hill resident Mike Hoffman in April 2020. Hoffman has been the singing piano player at Ropewalk Tavern and its other locations at the beach since 2014.

| November 15, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Blowfish Poke Opens at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill

Blowfish Poke Opens at Cross Street Market in Federal Hill

Blowfish Poke is owned by Na Yi and Jennie Kwon. Yi formerly owned two Hunan Taste locations and started the Jasmine Smoothie World and Bubble Tea franchise. Yi and Kwon took a trip to Hawaii to learn more about poke and Hawaiian food before launching Blowfish Poke

| November 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Ownership for Harborplace “Hopefully by the End of the Year”

New Ownership for Harborplace “Hopefully by the End of the Year”

Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation took over ownership of the Light Street and Pratt Street Pavilions at Harborplace in 2013 and began renovations in 2017. But, the renovations dragged on and tenants began to leave the complex in recent years.

| November 8, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the New Rash Field at the Inner Harbor

Photo Tour of the New Rash Field at the Inner Harbor

Phase one added two play areas – an adventure park with a pair of 30-ft. wooden towers and the BGE Nature Play area; Jake’s Skate Park named in memory of Jake Owen, an avid skater and sports lover who was killed when he was five years old by a cell phone-distracted driver in 2011; a shade lawn; a green overlook; and, the BGE Pavilion.

| November 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Prep’s School Cleanup and Restaurant Night at Cross Street Public House Happening This Week

Federal Hill Prep’s School Cleanup and Restaurant Night at Cross Street Public House Happening This Week

The new Cross Street Public House is partnering with Prep for a restaurant night, with 15% of proceeds going to the school. You can dine-in (with outside or inside options) or carry out.

| November 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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