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‘Baltimore Small Business Stories’ Launches with Photo Essays of Local Entrepreneurs

‘Baltimore Small Business Stories’ Launches with Photo Essays of Local Entrepreneurs

A new website called Baltimore Small Business Stories (BaltimoreSmall.com) recently launched to highlight the unique stories of small business owners in the area. Baltimore Small Business Stories is a photo essay project by Federal Hill resident Jon Bregel and New York resident Rocco Campenelli.

| November 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pet Valu to Close in Locust Point as the Regional Retailer Goes Out of Business

Pet Valu to Close in Locust Point as the Regional Retailer Goes Out of Business

Southside Marketplace in Locust Point/Riverside is losing a popular pet store as Pet Valu U.S. has announced it is closing all of its 358 stores and warehouses in the northeastern and midwestern part of the country, as well as its corporate office in Wayne, PA. Pet Valu has been a longtime tenant of the South Baltimore shopping center and relocated to its larger 4,354 sq. ft. space within the complex in 2012. 

| November 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Charm City Run to Close its McHenry Row Location in Locust Point

Charm City Run to Close its McHenry Row Location in Locust Point

Charm City Run is the sixth business to close at McHenry Row during the COVID-19 pandemic. It joins Rev Cycle Studio, World of Beer, The Urban Oyster, Hair Cuttery, and Fresh Cleaners.

| November 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Luxury Townhome Project on Haubert Street in Locust Point Sells in 30 Days

Luxury Townhome Project on Haubert Street in Locust Point Sells in 30 Days

A three-townhome project on the 1400 block of Haubert St. in Locust Point recently sold in 30 days. The four-level, 3,950 sq. ft. homes from developer Chester Street Associates LLC each sold for more than $700,000.

| October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Southway Builders Hopes to Expand Its Locust Point Office Into an Adjacent Rowhome

Southway Builders Hopes to Expand Its Locust Point Office Into an Adjacent Rowhome

Southway Builders is hoping to expand its Locust Point office at 1318 E. Fort Ave. into the adjacent rowhome at 1316 E. Fort Ave. Southway is behind a City Council bill that would convert its entire block from 1312 to 1318 E. Fort Ave. into a C1 Zoning which would allow for commercial and residential use.

| October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Domino Sugar Makes New Investments to its Locust Point Campus

Domino Sugar Makes New Investments to its Locust Point Campus

The Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery continues to make improvements to its 30-acre campus in Locust Point. The latest projects include a new modular wetland system to clean stormwater, new paint for the walls of its Raw Sugar Shed, and four new sugar silos which will be constructed next year.

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School Hosting Two Virtual Open Houses in November

Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School Hosting Two Virtual Open Houses in November

FSK is a Pre-K thru 8th-grade school located on a sprawling green campus in Locust Point. The school provides outstanding programming and has committed teachers, students, families, staff, and local and nationally renowned community partners.

| October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Charming Locust Point Home with Bonus Rooms, a Fireplace, and a Rooftop Deck

Mid-Week Listing: Charming Locust Point Home with Bonus Rooms, a Fireplace, and a Rooftop Deck

Welcome to 1306 Towson St in Locust Point. The main level welcomes you into a large living & dining room, gourmet kitchen, half bath and completed with a rear family room with fire place. Natural light, exposed brick and hardwood floors throughout home. The kitchen boasts granite countertops, custom cabinets and stainless steel appliances.

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

Council Bill #20-0570, which could create the right of way for up to 28 new billboards along I-95, I-695, and I-895 on CSX land, has been “pulled back” by Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. The plan had letters of opposition from many groups along this corridor including the Riverside Neighborhood Association, Locust Point Civic Association, Citizens of Pigotwn, Pigtown Main Street, Friends of Garrett Park, and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership.

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Two-Bedroom Locust Point Home with Parking and a Finished Basement

Mid-Week Listing: Two-Bedroom Locust Point Home with Parking and a Finished Basement

This two-bedroom Locust Point home is a block from Latrobe Park. It features hardwood floors, crown molding, exposed brick, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a finished basement, a second-story deck, and a parking pad.

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Body in Rhythm Training Opens in Locust Point

Body in Rhythm Training Opens in Locust Point

Locust Point resident and personal trainer Matt Swiger opened Body in Rhythm Training this month at 1000 E. Key Hwy. in Locust Point. Body in Rhythm takes over a 1,400 sq. ft. space in two garages which were once part of Egan Marine Contracting Co. and later Weller Development Company.

| October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Three new salons open in South Baltimore, Pop Tacos reopens, more apartments planned for Downtown, a Federal Hill restaurant is expanding to the county, and a Locust Point company is experiencing big growth in 2020.

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Capacity Fitness Opens in Locust Point

Capacity Fitness Opens in Locust Point

Capacity Fitness opened over the summer at 1000 E. Key Hwy. in Locust Point. The H.I.I.T. and functional fitness gym led by personal local trainer Hugh Green takes over  700 sq. ft. of garage space that was once part of Egan Marine Contracting Co. and later Weller Development Company.

| September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Locust Point Office Building To Be Renovated and Leased

Locust Point Office Building To Be Renovated and Leased

Mitch Gold, owner of Gold and Company, and Jim Chivers, senior vice president of Gold and Company and Locust Point resident, have purchased a two-story, 4,500 sq. ft. office building 1104 Hull St. in Locust Point with plans to renovate the space and lease it to new tenants.

| September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster, a seafood bar with locations at Mount Vernon Marketplace and Arlington, VA, is opening its third location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of Rallo’s Restaurant and Big Matty’s Diner, but it has been vacant since 2015.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

Rev Cycle Studio Closing at McHenry Row

“As difficult as it has been for everyone to navigate their lives through the past 6 months, it has been tough for small businesses too to figure out how to operate under these new restrictions. As a result, and while we remain restricted to less than 50% capacity in our spin rooms, we have had to make some tough decisions.”

| September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Looking for some great dishes to get around South Baltimore? Here are a few recent favorites which include two pizzas in Riverside, Pit Beef in Federal Hill, fried chicken in Federal Hill, and snowballs in Locust Point.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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