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Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

Smart Cans Added to South Baltimore

DPW says the cans have several advantages including their ability to confine litter and prevent it from overflowing, keep rodents away, and transmit data that lets DPW staff know when trash needs to be picked up. The large, black cube cans have a Baltimore City seal, a “Keep Baltimore Clean” panel, and a currently-vacant space for advertisements.

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

Smooth New Driving Surface Complete on Hanover Street Bridge

The long wait is over for a smooth new driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge. Over the weekend, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) applied a new asphalt surface on top of the bridge’s concrete deck. Check out pictures of the new look bridge.

| August 20, 2018 | 2 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge Scheduled to be Paved This Weekend

Hanover Street Bridge Scheduled to be Paved This Weekend

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) will make its third attempt to resurface the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, this weekend. Two previous attempts were postponed due to rain. The 0.4 mile bridge will be closed beginning on Friday, August 17th at 8pm and will reopen Monday, August 20th at 5am. DOT will also make structural improvements to the bridge this weekend. 

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Update: Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed Again

Drivers in the area will have to wait a little bit longer for a smoother driving surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, which is also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the possibility of inclement weather. The Baltimore City The Department of Transportation (DOT) is working to reschedule the project. 

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Scheduled for this Weekend

Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Scheduled for this Weekend

A long-awaited smoother driving surface will be coming to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, by the start of next week. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) will be closing the bridge from Friday at 8pm to Monday at 5am to resurface and make structural adjustments to the 0.4 mile bridge.

| July 30, 2018 | 1 Comments
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Westport Warehouse Sells for $410,000, Receives Renovation

Westport Warehouse Sells for $410,000, Receives Renovation

The heavy industrial building at 2701 Manokin St. in Westport sold in April for $410,000. A commercial real estate investor named 2636, LLC purchased the 15,000 sq. ft. building and has been renovating the space. Check out the before and after photos.

| July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
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This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

This Weekend’s Hanover Street Bridge Resurfacing Project Postponed

Drivers will have to wait a bit longer for a smooth surface on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, also known as the Hanover Street Bridge, as this weekend’s scheduled resurfacing has been postponed due to the potential for inclement weather.

| July 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

Study Recommends a $50-Million Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge

The Hanover Street Corridor Study has been completed and it recommends a $50-million renovation of the 102-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Six options were considered in the study, including demolishing and replacing the bridge, rehabilitating the bridge, and building a separate bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

Harbor Heartbeat Report Shows Most of the Inner Harbor and Middle Branch is Swimmable More Than 60% of the Time

 Waterfront Partnership unveiled its Harbor Heartbeat Report. This brand-new report expands the scope of the report card issued in previous years to cover seven key indicators of harbor health: fecal bacteria, sewer repairs, pollution tracking, litter and debris, restoration projects, ecosystem health, and volunteering.

| June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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BOPA Announces 16 Free Concerts in New SoBo Summer Music Series

BOPA Announces 16 Free Concerts in New SoBo Summer Music Series

The SoBo Summer Music Series is a sequence of free concerts at various locations throughout South Baltimore featuring jazz, blues and contemporary house music.

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
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GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District.

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Councilmen Costello and Reisinger Call for Immediate Repairs to the Hanover Street Bridge

Councilmen Costello and Reisinger Call for Immediate Repairs to the Hanover Street Bridge

In a letter to DOT Director Michelle Pourciau the Councilmen said, “We believe the bridge must be “re-decked” immediately, regardless of estimated cost or existing priority.”

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Q&A With the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club

Q&A With the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club

SouthBMore.com caught up with Chris O’Keefe of the Baltimore Men’s Rowing Club which rows out of Middle Branch Park. The team recently competed in the 5,000-meter course at the Head of Charles regatta in Boston where they competed against the likes of Harvard, Boston University, George Washington University, and other clubs and colleges from around the world.

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

The selections receiving the most votes during the multiple choice round will be crowned SouthBMore’s Best. All winners will be announced at SouthBMore’s Best Bash on Thursday, September 14th from 7pm to 10pm at Little Havana.

| August 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Healthy Harbor Report Card Shows Water Off Fort McHenry is Swimmable 89% of the Time

Healthy Harbor Report Card Shows Water Off Fort McHenry is Swimmable 89% of the Time

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor Initiative, in partnership with Blue Water Baltimore, recently released the 2016 Healthy Harbor Report Card. While the overall grades for the water quality of the harbor remain poor, there are some improvements as well as some interesting results.

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

GBC concerned about a cutback to police budget, a large property hits the market, the carousel leaves the Inner Harbor, a former Digital Harbor student signs with Under Armour, drinking beer to help blue crabs, a McHenry Row team up, and big growth at the Port of Baltimore.

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Created as Benefits District to Manage Casino Impact Grants

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Created as Benefits District to Manage Casino Impact Grants

With an expected yearly budget of $7 million, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership will focus on community development and revitalization, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness in neighborhoods near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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