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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

| January 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

A great burger in Locust Point; shawarma, falafel, and Banh mi at Cross Street Market; and a Hungarian-inspired dessert in Federal Hill.

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New Playground Built Behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School

New Playground Built Behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School

| January 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

A new playground has been constructed in the play area behind Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School (FSK) in Locust Point. The playground is a result of FSK Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) fundraising and a new committee tasked with improving the outdoor facilities at the school.

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Fat Patties Closes at McHenry Row, Will be Rebranded by Greene Turtle Ownership Group

Fat Patties Closes at McHenry Row, Will be Rebranded by Greene Turtle Ownership Group

| December 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Smash Burger concept Fat Patties has closed at McHenry Row in Locust Point after being open for less than a year and a half. ITA Group Holdings, the owners of Fat Patties and the parent company of Greene Turtle, will be bringing a different concept to the space.

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‘Dirty Dough Cookies’ Coming to Southside Marketplace

‘Dirty Dough Cookies’ Coming to Southside Marketplace

| December 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Dirty Dough Cookies is coming to Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point. Dirty Dough Cookies is taking over the former 900 sq. ft. suite of PokeOno, which closed in recent weeks.

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‘Advance Auto Parts’ Coming to Southside Marketplace

‘Advance Auto Parts’ Coming to Southside Marketplace

| December 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Advance Auto Parts is coming to Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point. Advance Auto Parts will fill a 6,900 sq. ft. suite that was previously comprised of two different tenant suites.

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Locust Point Community Garden Moving to Latrobe Park

Locust Point Community Garden Moving to Latrobe Park

| December 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Locust Point Community Garden (LPCG) will be moving from its current home at 1134 Hull St. to a new location at Latrobe Park. The new location sits just east of Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School (FSK) and in between the softball field and the alley behind Latrobe Park Terrace.

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‘Miss Twist’ Opening an Ice Cream Shop in Locust Point

‘Miss Twist’ Opening an Ice Cream Shop in Locust Point

| December 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Popular local ice cream truck Miss Twist is opening a brick-and-mortar shop in Locust Point. The business first announced the news on a Locust Point Facebook group last week.

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License Plate Readers Installed at Entrances/Exits to South Baltimore Peninsula

License Plate Readers Installed at Entrances/Exits to South Baltimore Peninsula

| December 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

The electronic camera system provides the Baltimore Police Department with vital, real-time data to track vehicles reported stolen, associated with an outstanding warrant, or reported seen at the scene of a crime.

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Locust Point Holiday Parade This Saturday

Locust Point Holiday Parade This Saturday

| December 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

The holiday parade starts at 5pm and runs until 720pm. There are hot chocolate stands on multiple streets benefitting the Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School PTO.

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TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

| November 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Riverside’s Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS) was ranked as the top elementary school in Baltimore City, according to a new U.S. News & World Report Ranking.

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35th Annual Inner Harbor Lighted Boat Parade on December 2nd

35th Annual Inner Harbor Lighted Boat Parade on December 2nd

| November 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Lighted Boat Parade will circle around the Inner Harbor on December 2nd starting at 5pm.

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Support for an Affordable Housing Project Stirs Debate in Locust Point

Support for an Affordable Housing Project Stirs Debate in Locust Point

| November 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

A proposal to add nine affordable housing studio apartments to the second and third story of the Immigrant House at Locust Point Community Church at 1308 Beason St. is seeking the support of the Locust Point community before moving forward. Locust Point Community Church is partnering with Cornerstone Community Housing (CCH) and Earl’s Place on the project.

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South Baltimore Properties Available for Rent

South Baltimore Properties Available for Rent

| November 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

Looking for a rental in Locust Point or Federal Hill? We have plenty available for rent, and we also manage these properties as well. For more information contact licensed real estate sales person, Kellie Carper, by cell or email to discuss options 443-591-7158/kellie.carper@aol.com.

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Healthy Harbor Members Swim in Inner Harbor, Invite People to Join Next Year

Healthy Harbor Members Swim in Inner Harbor, Invite People to Join Next Year

| November 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

Data from Waterfront Partnership’s 2023 Healthy Harbor Report Card, an annual report released today that tracks water quality, ecosystem health and restoration impacting Baltimore’s Harbor and streams, supports Waterfront Partnerships plans to hold a public swimming event in 2024.   

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Affrdable Housing Project Seeks Letter of Support from Locust Point Civic Association

Affrdable Housing Project Seeks Letter of Support from Locust Point Civic Association

| November 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

A proposal to add nine “transitional housing” studio apartments to the second and third story of the Immigrant House at Locust Point Community Church at 1308 Beason St. is seeking a letter of support from the Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA). Locust Point Community Church is partnering with Cornerstone Community Housing (CCH) and Earl’s Place on the project.

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‘The Local Oyster’ Closing on November 11th

‘The Local Oyster’ Closing on November 11th

| November 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

Yesterday on social media, The Local Oyster announced it will be closing its locations in Locust Point and Mount Vernon. Its last day of service will be Saturday, November 11th.

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Himalayan House Completes Building Renovation, Features New Dining Room

Himalayan House Completes Building Renovation, Features New Dining Room

| November 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

Prabhu Thapa called Locust Point “the best place in Maryland.” He said Baltimore reminds him of Katmandu, one of the cities he resided in in his native Nepal.

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