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The Urban Oyster Owner Jasmine Norton Competes on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games

The Urban Oyster Owner Jasmine Norton Competes on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games

The Urban Oyster owner and chef Jasmine Norton competed on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games (GGG) on May 27th. The Urban Oyster opened at McHenry Row in Locust Point in April 2019. The business has also been appearing at farmers’ markets for the past three years.

| June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Snowball Shop ‘Ice Queens’ Opening This Weekend in Locust Point

Snowball Shop ‘Ice Queens’ Opening This Weekend in Locust Point

Snow Queens will serve New Orleans-style snow balls. Kabia said that “it’s all about the ice.” Snow Queens has a New Orleans-style ice machine from the 1920s that makes a fluffy style of ice that can be filled with all the different flavors.

| May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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President Trump to Visit Fort McHenry for Memorial Day

President Trump to Visit Fort McHenry for Memorial Day

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will visit Fort McHenry in Locust Point this Monday for Memorial Day.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pure Raw Juice Opens Its Anthem House Location in Riverside/Locust Point

Pure Raw Juice Opens Its Anthem House Location in Riverside/Locust Point

Pure Raw Juice, which first opened in an approximately 800 sq. ft. space at 1401 Riverside Ave. in Federal Hill in 2015, opened its second location in the area this Wednesday at A2 by Anthem House at 1430 Lawrence St. in Riverside/Locust Point. Pure Raw Juice is the first business to occupy the 1,304 sq. ft. first-floor retail space at A2, which was completed in 2018.

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

With the current COVID-19 pandemic eliminating Kyle and Rose W.’s commutes to work, they decided to use the extra free time to get some exercise and walk every single residential block of the South Baltimore Peninsula. The Federal Hill residents, along with their dog Brooklyn, accomplished their goal in about 10 to 12 trips, racking up 50.76 miles in the process.

| May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Coffee Shop and Bean Roaster ‘Southeastern Roastery’ Opens in Locust Point

Coffee Shop and Bean Roaster ‘Southeastern Roastery’ Opens in Locust Point

Coffee shop and bean roaster Southeastern Roastery has opened at 1433 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point. Southeastern Roastery’s approximately 750 sq. ft. first-floor retail space was the former home of Dessert Fantasies, which closed at the end of March and announced it was moving to a new location.

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Saturday Night Online Dance Party to Raise Money for the Ulman Foundation

Saturday Night Online Dance Party to Raise Money for the Ulman Foundation

Baltimore-area DJ Chris Kopec has been hosting virtual dance parties on Facebook Live as social distancing continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. The parties, which are aired from Kopec’s basement, have attracted more than 6 million views and have raised money for local causes. This Saturday’s dance party will benefit Locust Point’s Ulman Foundation.

| April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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City Limits Customers Set Tab Up for First Responders and Healthcare Workers

City Limits Customers Set Tab Up for First Responders and Healthcare Workers

As first responders, healthcare workers, and emergency personnel work hard on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic, customers at City Limits in Locust Point have set up a tab so those workers can get a free meal.

| April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Today’s South Baltimore Business Roundup specifically looks at how some local businesses are helping out during the COVID-19 pandemic from creating face shields, to food donations, grants, and new hospital beds.

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pick Up Chalk Today at South Baltimore Parks for ‘Chalk Your Walk’

Pick Up Chalk Today at South Baltimore Parks for ‘Chalk Your Walk’

Looking for an activity while social distancing? We invite you to Chalk Your Walk and spread some joy! Come pick up a free package of chalk tonight!

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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