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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new nail salon in Federal Hill, a Federal Hill Mexican restaurant expands again, The Halal Guys coming to the Inner Harbor, a shop is leaving Federal Hill, and a longtime Federal Hill business closes.

| June 29, 2022 | 0 Comments
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‘Waterfront Wellness’ Free Outdoor Fitness Weekly Lineup Announced

‘Waterfront Wellness’ Free Outdoor Fitness Weekly Lineup Announced

New this season, Waterfront Wellness will host classes every day of the week across three locations – Rash Field Park, Wills Park and West Shore Park – led by Baltimore-based fitness and wellness professionals.  

| May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Tall Fence Removed Between Little Havana’s Outdoor Patio and Inner Harbor

Tall Fence Removed Between Little Havana’s Outdoor Patio and Inner Harbor

A tall chain link fence that stood up against Little Havana’s outdoor patio for the past 25 years was removed this week. The team at Little Havana came to an agreement with HarborView, which owns the property where the fence was attached, to get rid of the fence and beautify the area.

| April 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore’s MCB Real Estate to Take Over Harborplace

Baltimore’s MCB Real Estate to Take Over Harborplace

Baltimore-based development company MCB Real Estate LLC will take over the Harborplace Pavilions at the Inner Harbor. The pavilions have been stuck in receivership since June 2019 and the vacancies have been piling up in recent months.

| April 5, 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

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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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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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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The Inner Harbor Ice Rink Opens Today

The Inner Harbor Ice Rink Opens Today

The Inner Harbor Ice Rink opens today at 5pm at the top of the amphitheater at 201 E. Pratt St.

| November 12, 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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Inner Harbor’s ‘The Gallery at Harborplace’ Mall to Close by the End of the Year

Inner Harbor’s ‘The Gallery at Harborplace’ Mall to Close by the End of the Year

The closure of The Gallery at Harborplace is another blow for the retail options at the Inner Harbor as the Harborplace shopping pavilions are in receivership and continue to lose tenants. Large retail tenants Jos. A Bank and Brio Tuscan Grille closed at 100 E. Pratt St. in recent years.

| September 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Digital Harbor High School Principal Dr. Taiisha Swinton-Buck Honored on ‘TODAY’ Show

Digital Harbor High School Principal Dr. Taiisha Swinton-Buck Honored on ‘TODAY’ Show

This morning, Digital Harbor High School principal Dr. Taiisha Swinton-Buck was spotlighted on the popular NBC show TODAY. Dr. Swinton-Buck, who is in her third year at Digital Harbor, was named the Maryland Principal of the Year in 2021.

| September 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Riverside’s Codetta Bake Shop was among the businesses and sites around Baltimore featured on the Good Morning America (GMA) segment called ‘Rise and shine, Maryland!’

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

While Baltimore City continues to lose population, the South Baltimore Peninsula continues to buck the trend with significant population gains. Baltimore City has lost 27,471 residents since 2010, but the South Baltimore Peninsula has gained 4,071 residents in the past decade, according the 2020 Census.

| August 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New Children’s Novel ‘The Renegade Reporters’ Based in Federal Hill

New Children’s Novel ‘The Renegade Reporters’ Based in Federal Hill

Author Elissa Brent Weissman just released her new children’s novel The Renegade Reporters with publisher Penguin. The book is set in Federal Hill where Weissman lived for 15 years before relocating to Christchurch, New Zealand in 2019.

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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