Locust Point

Serenity Wine Cafe Receives Donation from The Famous Fund

Serenity Wine Cafe Receives Donation from The Famous Fund

Serenity Wine Cafe in Locust Point is the latest South Baltimore restaurant to receive a donation from Jimmy’s Famous Seafood’s The Famous Fund. Jimmy’s started the fund on GoFundMe to support local restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and dining shutdowns.

| February 22, 2021 | 0 Comments
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‘European Wax Center’ and ‘Mr. Lee’s Dry Cleaning’ Opening at McHenry Row

‘European Wax Center’ and ‘Mr. Lee’s Dry Cleaning’ Opening at McHenry Row

McHenry Row in Locust Point is adding two tenants as European Wax Center and Mr. Lee’s Dry Cleaning are opening at the shopping center. European Wax Center is filling a space previously occupied by Massage Envy and Mr. Lee’s is taking over a space vacated by Fresh Cleaners.

| February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
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SOBO Strength and Performance to Open on Hull Street in Locust Point

SOBO Strength and Performance to Open on Hull Street in Locust Point

A new gym called SOBO Strength and Performance will open at 1104 Hull St. in Locust Point. The 4,500 sq. ft., two-story brick building was previously the home of the International Longshoremen’s Association AFL-CIO which relocated to Dundalk.

| February 15, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Barracudas and Pickles Pub Get Donations from The Famous Fund

Barracudas and Pickles Pub Get Donations from The Famous Fund

South Baltimore restaurants Barracudas and Pickles Pub are the latest businesses to receive donations from Jimmy’s Famous Seafood’s The Famous Fund. Jimmy’s started the fund on GoFundMe to support local restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and dining shutdowns.

| February 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Domino Sugar to Replace its Neon Sign with a New LED Sign

Domino Sugar to Replace its Neon Sign with a New LED Sign

Domino Sugar announced this week that it is replacing its nearly 70-year-old neon sign that lights up the Inner Harbor with a new LED version. Preliminary work on the approximately $2-million project is underway. The current lights will turn off on March 1st and the new sign will be lit for the first time on the 4th of July.

| February 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Diamondback Brewery Places Bet with Buffalo Brewery in Anticipation of the Ravens/Bills Playoff Game

Diamondback Brewery Places Bet with Buffalo Brewery in Anticipation of the Ravens/Bills Playoff Game

In anticipation of this Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round game between the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills, Diamondback Brewery has placed a friendly wager with Buffalo’s Thin Man Brewery.

| January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Locust Point and Riverside Homes Listed with Key Group

Locust Point and Riverside Homes Listed with Key Group

In this feature we’ll showcase three homes in Riverside and Locust Point listed with Key Group at Cummings & Co. Realtors.

| December 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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