Locust Point

Fort McHenry Channel Reopens at Full Width and Depth

Fort McHenry Channel Reopens at Full Width and Depth

| June 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Fort McHenry Channel to commercial vessel traffic for 24-hour availability. This channel has been fully restored to its original depth of 50-feet, its 700-foot horizontal clearance, and a vertical clearance of 214-feet due to the adjacent BGE powerlines.

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Sparkling Charms Pediatric Dentistry Now Hiring a Dental Assistant

Sparkling Charms Pediatric Dentistry Now Hiring a Dental Assistant

| June 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

Join the Sparkling Charms Team and be part of a community that cherishes the importance of pediatric dental health. We are a premier pediatric dental clinic in Maryland, known for our commitment to providing outstanding dental care to children.

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Francis Scott Key Wins Third Straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship

Francis Scott Key Wins Third Straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship

| June 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School (FSK) won its third straight Baltimore City Middle School Soccer Championship on Monday. The FSK Fish Hawks defeated fellow South Baltimore school Morrell Park Elementary/Middle School 8-2 in the championship game.

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Three ‘Extended Hour’ Nights Planned This Summer at Fort McHenry

Three ‘Extended Hour’ Nights Planned This Summer at Fort McHenry

| June 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

The extended hour nights are back again this summer! The park will be open for extended hours to 8:00 pm with special activities planned for three nights! Look for more details as summer approaches.

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Fast-Casual Chicken Tender Concept ‘CHX’ Coming to McHenry Row

Fast-Casual Chicken Tender Concept ‘CHX’ Coming to McHenry Row

| June 3, 2024 | 0 Comments

CHX, a fast-casual chicken tender restaurant that started in Minneapolis, MN in 2020, but later shuttered, is restarting its brand in Locust Point. CHX, which is a concept from longtime friends Shawn Edwards and Frederick Huballa, will open at 1724 Whetstone Way at McHenry Row.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Youth Soccer League Enters Its 20th Season

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Youth Soccer League Enters Its 20th Season

| May 31, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, Kevin Lynch interviews outgoing South Baltimore Youth Soccer League (SBYSL) Vice President Cindy Curley and new President Matt Shudtz. SBYSL will start its 20th season this fall at Latrobe Park in Locust Point. Curley talks about the founding of the league, its growth to 600 young athletes, success stories over the years, and the partnerships needed to run a soccer league. Shudtz talks about his love for soccer, his goals for the organization moving forward, how to handle the growth, the new futsal program, a budding middle school rivalry, and opportunities for local athletes to play for club teams.

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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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‘Miss Twist’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Locust Point

‘Miss Twist’ Ice Cream Shop Opens in Locust Point

| May 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

Popular local ice cream truck Miss Twist has opened its brick-and-mortar shop at 1433 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point. Miss Twist takes over a  750 sq. ft. retail space, which was previously Southeastern Roastery, just feet from Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School.

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Tree Planting and Latrobe Park Maintenance Events in Locust Point This Weekend

Tree Planting and Latrobe Park Maintenance Events in Locust Point This Weekend

| May 13, 2024 | 0 Comments

Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore! Join Living Classrooms Foundation along with Friends of Fort McHenry, Project SERVE, and the Locust Point Civic Association as we plant street trees! Novice volunteers and expert Tree Keepers are welcome.

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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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‘A Taste of Spring’ This Sunday at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point

‘A Taste of Spring’ This Sunday at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Locust Point

| April 30, 2024 | 0 Comments

You’re invited to A Taste of Spring event! This will be a day of spring fun outdoors for the South Baltimore 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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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens

| April 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, guest host Jen Walker interviews Gene Edwards of Gene’s Greens. Gene’s Greens has a farm in Westminster, hosts a farmers market at Silo Point in Locust Point, and has a home delivery CSA that serves different communities including South Balitmore. Edwards talks about his evolution from a gardener to a farmer, how he delivers his produce to the community, and the day-to-day life a small-business farmer in Maryland.

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H&S Bakery’s ‘Kneads Bakeshop’ Hosting Pop-Up on Fort Ave.

H&S Bakery’s ‘Kneads Bakeshop’ Hosting Pop-Up on Fort Ave.

| April 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Kneads Bakeshop, a bakery and cafe by H&S Bakery, is opening a pop-up location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of The Loyal Oyster.

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