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Youfit Gym Closing in Pigtown

Youfit Gym Closing in Pigtown

National gym chain Youfit Health Clubs is closing its Pigtown location at 1205 W. Pratt St. at the Mount Clare Junction Shopping Center. Today will be the last day of operation for the 18,411 sq. ft. health club.

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

The Maryland State Department of Education recently released a new grading system for Maryland’s public schools. The Maryland Public Schools Report Cards rates schools between one and five stars.

| December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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CubeSmart Opens 1000-Unit Storage Facility on Washington Blvd.

CubeSmart Opens 1000-Unit Storage Facility on Washington Blvd.

CubeSmart purchased the 1.78 acre property from DeBois in 2017 for $2 million. DeBois had a two-story, 32,886 sq. ft. building on the property, which is located across the street from the Montgomery Park Business Center.

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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‘This Little Piggy Foot Spa and Nails Etc.’ Opens in Pigtown

‘This Little Piggy Foot Spa and Nails Etc.’ Opens in Pigtown

This Little Piggy is owned by Carol Blakeney who relocated to Pigtown from Maine five months ago. She noticed there were no other nail shops in the neighborhood and decided she would open one herself after learning about the soon-to-be-vacant retail space while attending the Pigtown Festival.

| December 18, 2018 | 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. This overview also lists the median sale price dating back five years ago to November 2013. Each median statistic calculated by Redfin is from a 90-day period that ends on the last day of the stated month.

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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‘Back Yard Baltimore’ Opens in Hollins Market at the Former ‘Patrick’s of Pratt Street’

‘Back Yard Baltimore’ Opens in Hollins Market at the Former ‘Patrick’s of Pratt Street’

Earlier this fall, Back Yard Baltimore opened at 131 S. Schroeder St. (corner of Schroeder St. and Pratt St.) in the longtime home of Patrick’s of Pratt Street. Patrick’s closed in 2017 after 169 years of ownership by the same Irish family. It was considered by many as one of the oldest Irish pubs in the country.

| December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Paul’s Place Planning a 21,000 Sq. Ft. Culinary Arts Training Center and Restaurant on Washington Blvd. in Pigtown

Paul’s Place Planning a 21,000 Sq. Ft. Culinary Arts Training Center and Restaurant on Washington Blvd. in Pigtown

Paul’s Place has been a part of the Pigtown community for 36 years, starting out as a small soup kitchen and forming into a community resource center at 1118 Ward St. providing hot meals, a food pantry, a nurses clinic, clothing, showers, laundry services, peer recovery, support groups, and other resources for those in need in Southwest Baltimore. Now, Paul’s Place is jumping into workforce development and the restaurant industry with the launch of a culinary arts training program, catering company, and restaurant.

| November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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9/10 Condition Sneaker Boutique Relocating from Pigtown to Federal Hill

9/10 Condition Sneaker Boutique Relocating from Pigtown to Federal Hill

9/10 specializes in sneakers and offers apparel, jerseys, vintage clothes, and streetwear brands. The majority of the inventory at the store is previously-owned items that are in very good condition. Customers can buy, sell, and trade at 9/10. Owner Roberto Fontanez said that much of his inventory comes from his clients and noted that many of the sneakers were worn just a few times.

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Updated Two-Bedroom Home Near the Stadiums with a Screened Porch and Large Yard

Tuesdays Under 250: Updated Two-Bedroom Home Near the Stadiums with a Screened Porch and Large Yard

This two-bedroom, end-of-row Pigtown home is just a couple blocks from the stadiums. It features hardwood floors, lots of natural light, a modern eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a screened porch, a large backyard with grass and landscaping, a full bathroom with a tub, and a partially-finished basement that also includes storage.

| October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Saturday Traffic Advisory for the Baltimore Running Festival

Saturday Traffic Advisory for the Baltimore Running Festival

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures, parking restrictions and commercial vehicle restrictions in effect for the 18th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held tomorrow, Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Approximately 20,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event. 

| October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Nick’s Rotisserie Moves to a Larger Space in Pigtown

Nick’s Rotisserie Moves to a Larger Space in Pigtown

Nick’s new space was the former home of Charm City Wings & Waffles which closed in 2017 and relocated its business to the Washington, D.C. area. The new space will allow Nick’s to offer dine-in service as well as carryout and catering.

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Three-Level Washington Boulevard Rowhome with Multiple Decks, an Expansive Master Suite, and Parking

Mid-Week Listing: Three-Level Washington Boulevard Rowhome with Multiple Decks, an Expansive Master Suite, and Parking

Wonderful Home on Pigtown Main Street. Finished Basement/ Off Street Parking/ 3 Tier rooftop deck and much more. Expansive Master suite with jet tub and separate shower. Hardwood floors and exposed Brick throughout. Ground rent amount to be verified.

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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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Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Pigtown Rowhome with a High-End Kitchen and Finished Basement

Tuesdays Under 250: Newly-Renovated Pigtown Rowhome with a High-End Kitchen and Finished Basement

This brand-new renovation in Pigtown features hardwood, polished concrete, and tile floors; painted exposed brick; a high-end kitchen with white cabinets and a quartz breakfast bar; subway tile bathrooms; a finished basement; and a back deck. 

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Vegan Deli and Incubator ‘The Greener Kitchen’ Coming to Pigtown

Vegan Deli and Incubator ‘The Greener Kitchen’ Coming to Pigtown

Co-owner Brenda Sanders said the menu will be a vegan take on “traditional American fare.” Items will include waffles, vegan chicken and waffles, and breakfast sandwiches in the morning using tofu as an egg replacement. For lunch and dinner, The Greener Kitchen will offer its vegan cheese steak, which Sanders says has been a big hit at festivals, using wheat gluten as a steak replacement.

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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17th Annual Pigtown Festival on September 22nd

17th Annual Pigtown Festival on September 22nd

Live music by regional bands including Players Band, The Crawdaddies, and from Clarksdale, Mississippi Terry “Big T” Williams, festive food, local brews, pie-eating contests, and more! The highlight of the event will be the annual “running of the pigs,” which will take place throughout the day. 

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Bath House Square Development Begins Construction in Pigtown

Bath House Square Development Begins Construction in Pigtown

Bath House Square will bring eight “high-end” one-bedroom apartments and about 1,700 sq. ft. of retail to Washington Blvd. The retail space will be filled by Milk & Honey Market, which is owned by Dana Valery,  who is the wife of SAA/EVI Principal Ernst Valery.

| August 22, 2018 | 1 Comments
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