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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new spa opens in Federal Hill, a Federal Hill shop upgrades to a bigger space, a restaurant leaves Pigtown, and two local restaurants close out-of-town locations.

| February 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill and Pigtown Main Streets Receive Grants for Small Businesses from the State of Maryland

Federal Hill and Pigtown Main Streets Receive Grants for Small Businesses from the State of Maryland

Federal Hill Main Street and Pigtown Main Street are among the 41 main street programs across the state that will receive funding from the State of Maryland. Governor Larry Hogan today announced $7 million in awards for these programs.

| February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Commercial Spotlight: Cold Storage/Refrigerated Space Building Available for Sale

Commercial Spotlight: Cold Storage/Refrigerated Space Building Available for Sale

This property in Carroll-Camden has a 2,000 sq. ft. walk-in cooler and refrigerated space, a second-floor office space, and fenced-in parking. It’s located near the stadiums and Baltimore’s new “entertainment district.”

| February 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Local Entertainment Venues Receive Aid From Governor Hogan’s RELIEF Act

Local Entertainment Venues Receive Aid From Governor Hogan’s RELIEF Act

Yesterday, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced $30 million in stimulus funds for more than 90 live music and performance venues around Maryland. Many South Baltimore and Downtown venues were recipients of this aid.

| January 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Vacant Commercial Property Collapses in Pigtown

Vacant Commercial Property Collapses in Pigtown

On Sunday morning at approximately 830am a vacant commercial building at 1000 block W. Cross St. collapsed. The building is a triangular corner property that also fronted Wyeth St.

| January 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
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MindGrub Purchases 8,000 Sq. Ft. of Warehouse and Office Space in Pigtown

MindGrub Purchases 8,000 Sq. Ft. of Warehouse and Office Space in Pigtown

Locust Point digital agency MindGrub recently purchased 8,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space at 1412-1418 S. Carey St. in Pigtown. The company plans to use the space for its robotics business and movie car rental business, as well as for other uses such as warehouse space for its apparel.

| January 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Variety Show to Take Place Virtually on December 4th

‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Variety Show to Take Place Virtually on December 4th

The program, which will be hosted by Downtown Kevin Brown, will feature entertainment by:Baltimore’s favorite trumpet player from Dat Feel Good band, Clarence Ward III; singer Lia Songbird; guitar player and songwriter Darren Dugan; Baltimore born-and-raised comedian Dave Butler; Komal Bhagat; Janice Rosado; Aaron Hill; and more…

| November 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated 1,404 Sq. Ft. Townhome on Cross Street with a Rooftop Deck

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated 1,404 Sq. Ft. Townhome on Cross Street with a Rooftop Deck

No need to look any further! This Baltimore City charmer is perfect for investors and first time home owners alike!!! This newly renovated 2 BED/ 1.5 BATH row home with private roof top deck is conveniently located in the heart of Pig Town, just minutes from all that Baltimore has to offer!

| November 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Outdoor Climbing Facility Planned for Pigtown Main Street

Outdoor Climbing Facility Planned for Pigtown Main Street

An outdoor climbing facility called Pigtown Climbs is planned for a 4,400 sq. ft. empty lot in Pigtown at 938 Washington Blvd. Pigtown Climbs, which will be a nonprofit, was launched by Pigtown resident Bri’Anna Horne in partnership with the property owner 930 Properties LLC.

| November 4, 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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New ‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Hosting a Casting Call

New ‘Pigtown’s Got Talent’ Hosting a Casting Call

Pigtown Main Street is looking for the best & brightest local talent to be featured in an upcoming “Virtual Variety Show.”

| October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market’s Pigtown location is in a former Baltimore City Fire Station. It has 14 ft. ceilings, exposed brick walls, a concrete floor, and a glass garage door on the front facade that opens up to Washington Blvd. The cafe features string lighting and furniture from the former Penn & Quill in Station North.

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of the Pigtown Library at 856 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The City’s objectives for the project include a mixed-use building which includes a new library; job creation; tax generation; and a redevelopment that fits within the context of the Washington Village/Pigtown Urban Renewal Area.

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Store It All Self Storage Opens in Pigtown

Store It All Self Storage Opens in Pigtown

Store It All Self Storage opened at 1018 S. Paca St. in Pigtown for a soft opening. Store It All renovated an existing three-story brick building dating back to 1906 and built an adjacent six-story addition.

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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New Restaurant Building Eyed for Cross Street in Pigtown

New Restaurant Building Eyed for Cross Street in Pigtown

Daniel Myers, who just opened Store It All Self Storage in Pigtown, is hoping to build a new restaurant building at a vacant lot at the corner of W. Cross St. and Sterrett St. The former parking lot was most recently used as a staging area for the construction Store It All, which sits adjacent to the lot.

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Carroll Skate Park Cleanup on Sunday

Carroll Skate Park Cleanup on Sunday

Looking for a way to give back this weekend? The skate community at  Carroll Skate Park is hosting a Skate & Clean-Up this Sunday, 8/9, from 6PM-8PM!  Social distancing and masks are required for all volunteers.

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A salon and real estate office in Federal Hill closes, a Pigtown bar becomes office space, a former Light St. bar is under renovation, a hotel is sold, and Fort Ave. has a new soccer supporters club.

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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