Locust Point

Councilman Costello Warns Parks Could be Closed If Temporary Rules are Not Followed

Councilman Costello Warns Parks Could be Closed If Temporary Rules are Not Followed

“I am pleading with everyone one last time, please follow the temporary rules in our parks. I visited several parks in my district over the past two hours, and nothing was as horrible as what I saw at Riverside Park, Latrobe Park, and Wilson & Etting Park.”

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An RFP for a 66,869 sq. ft. retail building, a former Under Armour photography building is for lease, a Riverside Bar is for sale, bar closes at the Inner Harbor, and a new business joins City Garage.

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, the restaurant industry is among one of the hardest hit as people social distance and quarantine. Here are some ways you can help the local restaurant industry during this challenging time.

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Pledges Up to $2 Million in Donations in Wake of Coronavirus, Launches Home Fitness Challenge

Under Armour Pledges Up to $2 Million in Donations in Wake of Coronavirus, Launches Home Fitness Challenge

As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts the world, Locust Point-based Under Armour is using its resources to help children through donations supporting hunger relief efforts and youth sports leagues. It has also launched a home fitness challenge through its apps.

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

In an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday stating all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms must close. However, restaurants are still allowed to offer delivery and carryout, and now alcohol packaged goods can also be delivered too.

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Mark Sapperstein’s ’28 Walker’ Planning 112-Townhome Development in Locust Point

Mark Sapperstein’s ’28 Walker’ Planning 112-Townhome Development in Locust Point

Mark Sapperstein and his development company 28 Walker has the PQ Corporation plant at 1301 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point under contract and is planning a townhome development that will add approximately 112 homes. PQ, a company based in Valley Forge, PA, closed the plant in January.

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

In June 2018, a two-year, $1.8 million study was completed that recommended a $50 million renovation of the 104-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Additional National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Army Corps of Engineers, and US Coast Guard studies are required before construction can begin, but those have not started as Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) has not secured funding for the project.

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

Here is a photo tour of all the construction projects on the South Baltimore Peninsula that will be adding new apartments, townhomes, offices, retail, and storage to the area.

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port of Baltimore had a Record-Breaking 2019

Port of Baltimore had a Record-Breaking 2019

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore recorded another record-breaking year in 2019. Figures released this week show new high marks for cargo tonnage passing through the Port’s public and private marine terminals, as well as new benchmarks for containers and the number of cars and light trucks handled.

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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L.P. Steamers Currently Closed for Renovations

L.P. Steamers Currently Closed for Renovations

Locust Point (L.P.) Steamers is renovating its seafood restaurant at 1100 E. Fort Ave. once again, but this time it is closed as construction takes place. L.P. Steamers shut down on February 2nd and hopes to reopen on February 17th.

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Courtyard by Marriott Opens at McHenry Row in Locust Point

Courtyard by Marriott Opens at McHenry Row in Locust Point

The South Baltimore Peninsula neighborhoods now have a hotel as Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore Downtown/McHenry Row has opened in Locust Point. The hotel caps a final phase of development at McHenry Row which has added a five-story, 75,000 sq. ft. office building; the eight-story, 126-room Courtyard by Marriott; and a dog park at a former parking lot at the southeastern portion of the site.

| December 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Greenspring Realty Partners Buys 5.5-Acre Former Power Plant in Port Covington

Greenspring Realty Partners Buys 5.5-Acre Former Power Plant in Port Covington

Greenspring Realty Partners, Inc. (GRP), a Baltimore-based commercial real estate and investment company, announced today it has acquired the former Gould Street Generating Station at 2105 Gould St. in Port Covington. GRP purchased the 5.5-acre waterfront site for $3,525,000 from the Exelon Corporation.

| December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

Check out the new grades and see what local school earned a four-star rating.

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

It’s officially the Christmas season, so here are a few places around South Baltimore where you can get a real Christmas tree.

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday

Save the Date for FSK’s 5th Annual Holiday Extravaganza! Get all your holiday shopping done in one stop, all while supporting Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School. Continue to check this page for updates and please spread the word!

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Goodier Properties Purchases Waterfront Key Highway Property to Serve as Parking for Office Development

Goodier Properties Purchases Waterfront Key Highway Property to Serve as Parking for Office Development

Goodier Properties has purchased 1000 E. Key Hwy. in Locust Point. It intends to use the property as a parking lot for a nine-story, 60,000 sq. ft. office building it is planning a block east at 1401 Woodall St.

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Interactive Murder Mystery Business ‘Hunt A Killer’ Relocates Its Headquarters to Locust Point

Interactive Murder Mystery Business ‘Hunt A Killer’ Relocates Its Headquarters to Locust Point

Every season of Hunt A Killer allows players to solve a fictional homicide. Each season has six boxes, also known as episodes, which are sent each month. The boxes are filled with episode information, case files, autopsy reports, and pieces of evidence.

| November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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