Pigtown

Seafood and BBQ Carryout Restaurant ‘Miss Maryland Crab’ Coming to Pigtown

Seafood and BBQ Carryout Restaurant ‘Miss Maryland Crab’ Coming to Pigtown

Chef Veronica El is bringing her seafood and BBQ concept Miss Maryland Crab to 813 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The first-floor retail space on Pigtown Main Street was previously the home of Nick’s Rotisserie before it relocated to a larger space three doors down.

| October 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Groundwork Kitchen Launches Culinary Training Program, In-Person Dining Starts Next Week

Groundwork Kitchen Launches Culinary Training Program, In-Person Dining Starts Next Week

Groundwork Kitchen, a $10-million, 14,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop at 925 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown, welcomed its first cohort of students on Monday. Groundwork’s carryout shop opened in July and the sit-down restaurant will open on October 13th.

| October 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Former Restaurant Building on Pigtown Main Street Currently Up For Auction

Former Restaurant Building on Pigtown Main Street Currently Up For Auction

A former restaurant property at 771 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown is currently available for purchase in an online auction. The property was most recently the home of Breaking Bread, which is relocating. It was also previously the home of the Tilted Pig and Calypso Cafe.

| September 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Pig Weathervane Sculpture Installed at Carroll Park in Pigtown

Pig Weathervane Sculpture Installed at Carroll Park in Pigtown

In the works since 2014, a 35 ft. tall pig weathervane sculpture has been installed in Pigtown. The sculpture, which was designed and fabricated by Pigtown resident and sculptor Rodney Carroll, sits at the entrance to Carroll Park at Bayard St. and Washington Blvd.

| August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Traffic Calming Project Coming to Washington Boulevard in Pigtown

Traffic Calming Project Coming to Washington Boulevard in Pigtown

Planning is currently underway for a traffic calming project along Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The project is a partnership between Pigtown Main Street Design Committee, South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP), Graham Projects, and the Pigtown community.

| August 26, 2021 | 0 Comments
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New ‘Bob the Groundhog’ Mural Added to the Pigtown Community Garden

New ‘Bob the Groundhog’ Mural Added to the Pigtown Community Garden

Local artist Patrick Harnett has added a mural to the shipping container at the Pigtown Community Garden at 145 W. Ostend St. Harnett has completed several other murals around Southwest Baltimore.

| August 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

2020 Census: South Baltimore Peninsula Gains 4,071 Residents, Baltimore City Loses 27,471 Residents

While Baltimore City continues to lose population, the South Baltimore Peninsula continues to buck the trend with significant population gains. Baltimore City has lost 27,471 residents since 2010, but the South Baltimore Peninsula has gained 4,071 residents in the past decade, according the 2020 Census.

| August 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Groundwork Kitchen by Paul’s Place Opens in Pigtown

Groundwork Kitchen by Paul’s Place Opens in Pigtown

Groundwork Kitchen, a $10-million, 14,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop at 925 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown, opened its first phase last week. The carryout shop is now open with the rest of the offerings slated to open in the coming months. This is a project by Paul’s Place which as been a part of the Pigtown community for 36 years.

| July 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $6 Million for Local Park Improvements

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces $6 Million for Local Park Improvements

South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) is excited to announce $6 million of needed investments in neighborhoods across South Baltimore in coordination with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks. This will include long-planned, but until now unfunded, improvements to Carroll Park in Pigtown, Florence Cummins Park in Westport, and Solo Gibbs Park in Sharp-Leadenhall.

| July 22, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A smoke shop opens in Federal Hill, a collectors shop closes in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Federal Hill, an office space is filled in Locust Point, a salon relocation in Locust Point, two Pigtown relocations, and a hotel Downtown will become apartments. Get caught up!

| July 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Culinary Architecture Expands its Specialty Grocery Store in Pigtown

Culinary Architecture Expands its Specialty Grocery Store in Pigtown

Pigtown specialty grocery store Culinary Architecture at 767 Washington Blvd. has expanded into the adjacent retail space at 765 Washington Blvd. This retail space, which adds about 1,800 sq. ft. to Culinary Architecture’s footprint, was the former home of HomeFree USA.

| June 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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‘Early Charm Ventures’ Relocates its Offices to Pigtown

‘Early Charm Ventures’ Relocates its Offices to Pigtown

In March, Early Charm Ventures relocated its executive and business offices from Spark Baltimore at Power Plant Live! in Downtown to the 1100 Wicomico building in Pigtown. Early Charm Ventures already had 2,150 sq. ft. of production and laboratory space in the building, and added 3,000 sq. ft. of office and conference meeting space in this move.

| May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
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The B&O Railroad Museum Farmers Market Starts This Thursday

The B&O Railroad Museum Farmers Market Starts This Thursday

The B&O Railroad Museum is thrilled to announce that the B&O Farmers Market, in partnership with the Fell’s Point Farmers Market, is back by popular demand!  

| May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Carroll Park Community Vision Meeting Scheduled for April 28th

Carroll Park Community Vision Meeting Scheduled for April 28th

“Please join Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Community Engagement Team for a community vision meeting to discuss future park improvements and programming at Carroll Park.”

| April 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
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13,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Under Renovation After Changing Hands

13,000 Sq. Ft. Pigtown Warehouse Under Renovation After Changing Hands

One tenant has already signed a lease for a portion of the building, and and 6,500 sq. ft. of warehouse space and a 3,000 sq. ft. loft space is currently available.

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Bill McLennan to Retire as Paul’s Place Executive Director Next Year

Bill McLennan to Retire as Paul’s Place Executive Director Next Year

“It has been an incredible journey, during which Paul’s Place has grown to help so many people in the community. I’m proud to have played a role in that and excited to watch the organization continue to bring much-needed support services to City residents,” said McLennan

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Public Storage Adding Second Facility Near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Public Storage Adding Second Facility Near Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Public Storage is doubling down on its offerings in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area as it is building a five-story, 940-unit storage facility on the 1500 block of Ridgely St. The project, which has been under construction since the fall, was initially supposed to be a Beyond Self Storage facility, but Public Storage has taken over the project, as well as acquired Beyond Self Storage’s Woodlawn location.

| March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
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