Federal Hill

Ultra Marathon Swimmer Katie Pumphrey to Swim from Bay Bridge to Harborplace in June

Ultra Marathon Swimmer Katie Pumphrey to Swim from Bay Bridge to Harborplace in June

| May 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Artist and Ultra Marathon Open Water Swimmer Katie Pumphrey announced today plans to attempt a history-making 24-mile “Bay to Baltimore” swim from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to Harborplace in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in late June to celebrate the recently announced milestone of a swimmable Baltimore.

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Archdiocese Reverses Decision to Close ‘Our Lady of Good Counsel’ Church in Locust Point

Archdiocese Reverses Decision to Close ‘Our Lady of Good Counsel’ Church in Locust Point

| May 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, the Archdiocese of Baltimore released its Seek The City Final Plan. In the plan, 61 existing parishes in Baltimore City and the immediate suburbs will be merged into 30 worship and ministry sites. While the proposal released to the public in April had St. Mary Star of the Sea in Federal Hill and Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point closing, the final plan will keep Our Lady of Good Counsel open.

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New Charm City Circulator Route Being Added, Federal Hill Stops Being Removed from Purple Route

New Charm City Circulator Route Being Added, Federal Hill Stops Being Removed from Purple Route

| May 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Purple Route stops at Cross Street Market, Ostend St., Fort Ave. (southern most point), West St., and Henrietta St. will be eliminated. However, the Cherry Route will go as far south in Federal Hill as Fort Ave. before veering east into Riverside and to McHenry Row. Following McHenry Row, it will go through Baltimore Peninsula and into Cherry Hill. 

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Free Outdoor Fitness Returns to the Inner Harbor

Free Outdoor Fitness Returns to the Inner Harbor

| May 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

Led by Baltimore-based fitness professionals, the 2024 Waterfront Wellness classes will be held six days a week across three locations on Baltimore’s waterfront – Harbor Point Plaza, West Shore Park and the Broadway Pier in Fells Point.

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Thomas Johnson End-of-Year Social on May 31st

Thomas Johnson End-of-Year Social on May 31st

| May 16, 2024 | 0 Comments

“Join the TJEMS Community to celebrate the end of the school year! This event is for 21+ and includes food, drinks, DJ, dancing and a ton of fun!”

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‘Key Neapolitan’ and ‘Crushed Velvet’ Return to Key Hwy. for Year Two of Business

‘Key Neapolitan’ and ‘Crushed Velvet’ Return to Key Hwy. for Year Two of Business

| May 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

The dual outdoor businesses of Key Neapolitan by Verde and Crushed Velvet have returned for year two of business at 1302 Key Hwy. in Federal Hill. The two businesses completed renovations to the property, which was formerly a gas station, in the offseason.

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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

| May 7, 2024 | 0 Comments

A photo tour of all the construction in South Baltimore, including Under Armour’s new headquarters, hundreds of new townhomes, a biotech building, apartment buildings, pickleball courts, restaurants, and more.

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Details and Traffic Modifications for AVAM’s Kinetic Sculpture Race on Saturday

Details and Traffic Modifications for AVAM’s Kinetic Sculpture Race on Saturday

| May 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

A race of monumental works of art which are human-powered, all-terrain, homemade contraptions that travel over land, water, sand & mud. Watch these kinetic Masterpieces launch at AVAM and follow their journey through the city. Participate, volunteer, witness, or sponsor the historic event

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‘The Movement Team’ Providing Community Assistance During Arrival and Dismissal at Digital Harbor

‘The Movement Team’ Providing Community Assistance During Arrival and Dismissal at Digital Harbor

| April 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

A Federal Hill-based nonprofit called The Movement Team was recently hired by Baltimore City Public Schools to assist in the safe passage of students to and from four high schools, including Digital Harbor High School. The Movement Team provides four to six team members to help with intake and dismissal at Digital Harbor, as well as to help monitor students who may be engaging in disruptive behavior around the community.

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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

A donut shop closes, a brewery expands to the county, a tanning salon reopens, a salon celebrates 20 years, a tattoo shop opens, and a new title company on Fort Avenue.

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Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

Restaurant ‘Fried & Fries’ Now Open in Federal Hill

| April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

The menu features wing platters ranging from five to 50 pieces with the option of regular wings, boneless wings, and whole wings. Wet flavors are wet ghost pepper, hot, mild, Japanese teriyaki, tikka masala, Asian sweet chili, mango habanero, honey mustard, and BBQ. Dry rub flavors are al pastor, chipotle, dry ghost pepper, garlic pepper, Old Bay, lemon pepper, jerk, ranch, and cajun.

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‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The name Batter Up is a play on words that honors Baltimore’s love for sports (the Orioles in this case) and pancake batter as pancakes are “the star of the show” at this new restaurant. The decor will be baseball-themed, and the staff working the counter will have umpire-themed uniforms.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Councilman Eric Costello

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Councilman Eric Costello

| April 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, Kevin Lynch interviews District 11 Councilman Eric T. Costello. Councilman Costello has been in office for almost 10 years and is seeking reelection next month. He is being challenged by Federal Hill resident Zac Blanchard. Lynch and Councilman Costello discuss Councilman Costello’s arrival in South Baltimore following an upbringing in Binghamton, New York; his ascend to Councilman after being President of Federal Hill Neighborhood Association; the day-to-day joys and challenges of being on the City Council; his quest for reelection; and his thoughts on topics such as Digital Harbor High School, crime, development, and local business.

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‘Fed Hill Spring Socials’ Coming to Federal Hill Park in May

‘Fed Hill Spring Socials’ Coming to Federal Hill Park in May

| April 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

“Join Federal Hill Neighborhood Association for Fed Hill Socials – a NEW family-friendly series featuring live music, games, crafts, and more!”

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Featured Listing: Two-Bedroom Condo Overlooking the Inner Harbor

Featured Listing: Two-Bedroom Condo Overlooking the Inner Harbor

| March 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

Million dollar views! Rarely available Del Ray model Harborview condo with large corner balcony. This one won’t last long. Wake up to panoramic views of the entire harbor; spectacular sunrises and sunsets everyday. Enjoy front row seats for the fireworks and boat parades.

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‘South Baltimore Music Academy’ Coming to Federal Hill

‘South Baltimore Music Academy’ Coming to Federal Hill

| March 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

South Baltimore Music Academy, a sister location of the Patterson Park Academy of Music, will open on April 8th in Federal Hill. South Baltimore Music Academy is a co-tenant of the 740 Light St. office building with The Therapy Stop and The Well.

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Cross Street in Federal Hill Reopens to Vehicular Traffic

Cross Street in Federal Hill Reopens to Vehicular Traffic

| February 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

Backed with signatures from Federal Hill businesses, the Federal Hill Main Street (FHMS) board voted unanimously last year in favor of reopening the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. to vehicular traffic. The street was closed and made pedestrian-only in 2020 in response to indoor COVID-19 restrictions for restaurants and retail businesses.

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