Pigtown

Weekend Road Closures for Pigtown Festival and HampdenFest

Weekend Road Closures for Pigtown Festival and HampdenFest

Friday and Saturday road closures on Falls Rd., Chestnut Ave., Washington Blvd., and Scott St.

| September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

Independent Book Store ‘Charm City Books’ Coming to Pigtown

Pigtown is getting a book store as Charm City Books is opening next month in 782 Washington Blvd. Charm City Books is a new business from husband and wife Joe Carlson and Daven Ralston. Charm City Books is taking the place of a Baltimore Police substation that recently left the two-story, 1,200 sq. ft. retail space.

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival is on September 21st

The 18th Annual Pigtown Festival returns to Washington Boulevard on Saturday, September 21, from 12–7PM. Enjoy live music, food trucks, craft beer, arts & crafts, Kids Zone and the highlight of the day-live pig races, and much more!

| August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A national tenant is leaving Harborplace, a big lease for the BioPark, Downtown gets a major federal grant, a bank is going to Cherry Hill, a Federal Hill company expands, and a closing in Pigtown.

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

The following is an overview of the median real estate sale price over the past year for the different South Baltimore neighborhoods covered by Redfin. SouthBMore.com will take a look at these numbers every quarter.

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: New Two-Bedroom Rehab with Parking Near Carroll Park

Tuesdays Under 250: New Two-Bedroom Rehab with Parking Near Carroll Park

This newly-renovated, two-bedroom rowhome near Carroll Park in Pigtown features hardwood floors, exposed brick, high-end kitchen finishes, subway tile bathrooms, basement storage, and a parking pad.

| July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Pigtown Bar to be Offered at Auction on Wednesday

Pigtown Bar to be Offered at Auction on Wednesday

A Pigtown bar that has been named The Spot Bar & Lounge and Touch Down II in recent years will be offered in an A.J. Billig & Co. foreclosure auction on Wednesday at 11am.

| July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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War Horse to Convert Former Montgomery Ward Building in Hollins Market into Offices

War Horse to Convert Former Montgomery Ward Building in Hollins Market into Offices

Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities is continuing its investment in Hollins Market as it will take on the redevelopment of a 46,710 sq. ft. former Montgomery Ward shirt factory at 1020 W. Pratt St. The three-story brick building dating back to 1925 was also the former home to Baltimore Envelope Factory.

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Chant Down Baltimore: Free Roots Reggae Concert in Carroll Park Today from 1pm-7pm

Chant Down Baltimore: Free Roots Reggae Concert in Carroll Park Today from 1pm-7pm

ChantDown Baltimore is a free concert, but the artists have asked if people can bring articles of clothing or canned food items to donate at the entrance for Paul’s Place, an amazing local community program working to uplift those in need.

| June 22, 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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Emergent BioSolutions Undertaking a $50-Million Expansion of its South Baltimore Facility

Emergent BioSolutions Undertaking a $50-Million Expansion of its South Baltimore Facility

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. is under construction on a $50-million expansion of its fill/finish facility at 1111 S. Paca St. in Pigtown/Carroll-Camden Industrial Area. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2021 and is anticipated to create up to 60 new jobs in the next couple of years.

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Pigtown Home with a Parking Pad

Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Pigtown Home with a Parking Pad

This renovated Pigtown home features hardwood floors, a high-end kitchen with granite countertops and white cabinets, subway tile bathrooms, and a parking pad.

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill’s SCRAP B-More Relocating to a Larger Pigtown Space

Federal Hill’s SCRAP B-More Relocating to a Larger Pigtown Space

SCRAP B-More, which is nearing its three-year anniversary in Federal Hill, is outgrowing its 1,200 sq. ft. retail space at 925 S. Charles St. and will be relocating to a larger space Pigtown in August.  The store will remain open in Federal Hill until about mid-August and then will close for a few days during the move to Pigtown before reopening.

| April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Mayor Pugh’s ‘2 Chic Boutique’ Closes in Pigtown

Mayor Pugh’s ‘2 Chic Boutique’ Closes in Pigtown

Consignment shop 2 Chic Boutique has closed at 761 Washington Blvd. on Pigtown Main Street. The boutique, which opened more than seven years, was owned by Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh, Baltimore City Comptroller Joan Pratt, and Baltimore City Director of External Relations Afra Vance-White.

| April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Facade Improvements Underway on Pigtown Main Street Using $100,000 State Grant

Facade Improvements Underway on Pigtown Main Street Using $100,000 State Grant

New facades, new signs, new awnings, new murals, new lighting, new paint jobs along Washington Blvd. Plus, business update along Pigtown Main Street.

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated, Four-Bedroom Rowhome on Cross Street

Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated, Four-Bedroom Rowhome on Cross Street

This newly-renovated, four-bedroom rowhome in Pigtown features laminate flooring, crown molding, new carpet, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and high-end bathrooms.

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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