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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

DOT’s contractor is doing mechanical equipment upgrades to the bridge which includes replacing the center and tail locks on the drawbridge. The bridge will close this weekend and five additional upcoming weekends.

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

The Gwynns Falls trash wheel will be the largest trash wheel ever built. It will have a grappling arm to help move large debris and a canopy covered by 72 solar panels. It will use solar and hydro power to turn a water wheel that powers a series of rakes and a conveyor belt that will lift trash from the water and deposit it into a dumpster barge.

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

Last week, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $603,930 in new grants to support 26 community projects in South and Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods. Nearly a third of the recipients are new grantees. SBGP is a nonprofit which manages half of South Baltimore’s casino Local Impact Grants.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary closures of the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge are scheduled to occur this weekend for repair work. 

| October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will temporarily close this weekend for repair work. Get info on the hours it will be closed and the detours.

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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More Than Three Million Oysters Planted in the Patapsco River Today

More Than Three Million Oysters Planted in the Patapsco River Today

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) planted about 3.4 million juvenile oysters, known as spat on shell, at the Campbell Family sanctuary reef in the Patapsco River Wednesday.

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Dutch Architecture Firm West 8 Wins Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Dutch Architecture Firm West 8 Wins Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Dutch architecture firm West 8 received the highest ranking in the Middle Branch Waterfront design competition. The City of Baltimore will begin contract negotiations with West 8 as part of its planning for a phased, multi-year design and construction project for the 11-mile-plus park system along the shoreline of the Patapsco River in South Baltimore.

| July 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Hanover Street Gallery Brings Artwork to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

The Hanover Street Gallery Brings Artwork to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Maryland Art Place (MAP) has partnered with the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBG), the Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI), Fusion Partnerships, and Weller Development to curate the newly-established “Hanover Street Gallery: Reframing Pathways,” an outdoor gallery space on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge (Hanover Street Bridge) façade

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks To Take Place at the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch Park

Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks To Take Place at the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch Park

Fireworks, bands, food trucks, art activities, and more to celebrate Independence Day on Baltimore’s waterfront.

| June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Kevin was a Police Cadet  from 1981- 1983 followed by his dedicated service to the people of Baltimore as a Police Officer.  He retired in 2015.  During his time as a Policeman, Kevin made a substantial impact on the community and all he came in contact with.  He is notably remembered for earning the Award for Heroism with a “V” for valor, when he selflessly entered a burning building and rescued the occupants.

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District. Officer ButterBean passed away on Thursday after a battle with stage four liver cancer at the age of 57. He was diagnosed with cancer in March 2018 and was undergoing treatments at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) presents the SoBo Summer Music Series through Saturday, August 24, 2019. The series features live music concerts and special events throughout South Baltimore. Widely known and emerging Baltimore-based musicians perform various genres including blues, brass band, funk, jazz, R&B, reggae and timba.

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Last night, concepts were revealed for a competition that aims to turn the Middle Branch Waterfront into a more than 11-mile park system in South Baltimore along the shoreline of the Patapsco River.

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port of Baltimore Welcomed Its Largest Ship Ever Last Week

Port of Baltimore Welcomed Its Largest Ship Ever Last Week

The Evergreen Triton, with a capacity to handle 14,424 Twenty-foot Equivalent (TEU) containers, arrived today at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore becoming the largest container ship to ever visit Maryland.

| May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
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100-Plus Members of Baltimore’s Tourism Industry Clean Green Space on Hanover Street

100-Plus Members of Baltimore’s Tourism Industry Clean Green Space on Hanover Street

Volunteers from Baltimore’s tourism industry completed a cleanup on Wednesday of the “South Baltimore Gateway at Potee & S Hanover Streets / Middle Branch Trailhead” at 3001 S. Hanover St. The large green space sits between MedStar Harbor Hospital and Reedbird Park.

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Portion of MD-295 to Close this Weekend for Annapolis Road Bridge Demolition

Baltimore Portion of MD-295 to Close this Weekend for Annapolis Road Bridge Demolition

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a weekend closure of MD-295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway) and traffic pattern changes are scheduled to begin Friday, April 26th, 2019 as part of the Triple Bridges Replacement Project.  A complete closure of MD-295 is necessary for the demolition of the Annapolis Road Bridge superstructure.

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Bald Eagles Land at Masonville Cove in Brooklyn

Bald Eagles Land at Masonville Cove in Brooklyn

Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maryland Environmental Service (MES) today announced a pair of adult bald eagles have been discovered nesting on the 52-acre cove property. It’s the first time eagles have nested on the campus since environmental restoration efforts there began in 2007.

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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