Federal Hill

The Sweet Shoppe Closes at Cross Street Market, Taharka Brothers to Replace It

The Sweet Shoppe Closes at Cross Street Market, Taharka Brothers to Replace It

After 32 years at Cross Street Market, The Sweet Shoppe closed as owner Pete Pittas is planning to retire. The Cross Street Market team of Caves Valley Partners and CANAdev announced today the candy stall will be replaced by Taharka Brothers, a Baltimore-based ice cream business, this summer.

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Bartending Academy “Gorgitenders” Opening in Federal Hill

Bartending Academy “Gorgitenders” Opening in Federal Hill

Bartending academy Gorgitenders is opening at 912 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. Gorgitenders is taking over an approximately 1,000 sq. ft. space that was recently the home of vintage shop SIX2SIX Society.

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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YogaWorks Closes in Federal Hill

YogaWorks Closes in Federal Hill

YogaWorks has closed its second-floor studio at 1024 Light St. in Federal Hill. This YogaWorks location, which used to be Charm City Yoga before it was acquired by YogaWorks, moved to this location in 2014.

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Maryland Science Center to Reopen Next Week at 25% Capacity, IMAX Remains Closed

The Maryland Science Center to Reopen Next Week at 25% Capacity, IMAX Remains Closed

The Science Center will welcome guests at 25% capacity Thursdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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AVAM Cancels Flicks From the Hill in 2020, Pet Parade Goes Virtual, Museum Remains Closed

AVAM Cancels Flicks From the Hill in 2020, Pet Parade Goes Virtual, Museum Remains Closed

Two of the American Visionary Art Museum’s much-anticipated annual summer events have changes for 2020: July 4th Visionary Pets on Parade goes virtual for this year, and The Hughes Family Flicks from the Hill movie series has been canceled.

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Order & Chaos to Serve THB Bagels as Part of Marketing Partnership with Planit

Order & Chaos to Serve THB Bagels as Part of Marketing Partnership with Planit

Planit, a Federal Hill-based communications, marketing, and digital agency, had added THB Bagelry + Deli to its roster of clients. Planit owns Order & Chaos Coffee, which is attached to its Key Hwy Headquarters, and the cafe is now selling THB’s bagels as part of the marketing partnership.

| June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

Baltimore restaurants, malls, and casinos were allowed to open at 50 percent capacity as of last Friday as Baltimore City entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s “Roadmap to Recovery.’ Federal Hill’s Cross Street Market, which has been open for curbside and carryout window service during the COVID-19 pandemic, will allow customers back inside starting this Thursday at 11am.

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

Baltimore City has entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic. Stage Two allows pools to open at 50 percent capacity. While some private pools in the city have already opened, the public pools in the city have not yet opened.

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill will be opening at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Charmery to Open this Friday in Federal Hill

The Charmery to Open this Friday in Federal Hill

Popular Baltimore ice cream shop The Charmery is opening its new location at 46 E. Cross St. in Federal Hill this Friday. The Charmery has been renovating the small first-floor retail space, which was formerly a salon, in recent years.

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tinybrickoven Owner Will Fagg Invents Portable Hand Washing Sinks for the Public

Tinybrickoven Owner Will Fagg Invents Portable Hand Washing Sinks for the Public

When COVID-19 hit the United States, Tinybrickoven owner Will Fagg immediately began to think of ways he could use his skill set to help out. In addition to being a pizza maker and business owner, Fagg has worked in infection control as a petty officer with the United States Navy at the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station hospital in Puerto Rico and was an operating room nurse at Johns Hopkins.

| June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Man Arrested in Shooting of Police Officer in Federal Hill

Baltimore Man Arrested in Shooting of Police Officer in Federal Hill

On June 1, 2020 at approximately 8:20 P.M., members of the Warrant Apprehension Task Force along with Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Antonio Janifer in Prince Georges County, Maryland without incident.

| June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore restaurants named in The Sun’s ‘Baltimore’s Best Food and Drinks 2020,’ a new restaurant opens in Brooklyn, a new barber shop opens in Federal Hill, a new salon opens in Riverside, and a local store celebrates 25 years.

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Two Shot, One Killed Saturday Morning on Key Highway

Two Shot, One Killed Saturday Morning on Key Highway

The 31 year-old male was pronounced dead by doctors. The female’s condition is unknown at this time.

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of Vitamin’s New Federal Hill Headquarters

Photo Tour of Vitamin’s New Federal Hill Headquarters

Though it can’t fill the building with its staff at this time, the digital-first, integrated marketing agency Vitamin has completed the relocation of its headquarters from Highlandtown to 720 Light St. in Federal Hill. Vitamin co-owners and wife and husband Amanda Karfakis and Mike Karfakis purchased the 6,000 sq. ft. building in January 2019 and completed a full renovation of the space.

| May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Police Officer Shot in Federal Hill After Car Pursuit

Baltimore Police Officer Shot in Federal Hill After Car Pursuit

On May 26, 2020 at approximately 9:25 P.M., an officer was on routine patrol when he spotted a vehicle that was driving erratic near the intersection of E. Pratt and Light Streets. The officer believed the driver of that vehicle was possibly driving under the influence.

| May 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Starbucks Opens New Store in Federal Hill

Starbucks Opens New Store in Federal Hill

Starbucks opened its new location at 1100 S. Charles St. at the Wheelhouse development in Federal Hill. The coffee chain is the first business to occupy the 2,200 sq. ft. retail space at the corner of W. Cross St.

| May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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