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Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

Galen Robotics Moves from Silicon Valley to Pigtown, Receives Opportunity Zone Funding

Earlier this month, Verte Opportunity Fund announced the completion of its investment in Galen Robotics, a medical device company which recently moved its headquarters from Silicon Valley to 1100 Wicomico St. in Pigtown. With this expansion, Galen Robotics plans to add 100 to 125 employees to its team.

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Paul’s Place Begins Construction on $6.1-Million Restaurant and Culinary Arts Training Center in Pigtown

Paul’s Place Begins Construction on $6.1-Million Restaurant and Culinary Arts Training Center in Pigtown

Paul’s Place began construction last month on Groundwork Kitchen, a $6.1-million, almost 15,000 sq. ft. culinary arts training center, restaurant, and carryout shop. The project replaces a surface parking lot at 925 Washington Blvd. at the intersection of W. Cross St. in Pigtown.

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

The Price Rite at Mount Clare Junction in Pigtown was rebranded as Price Rite Marketplace and hosted its grand opening on Friday. The 38,843 sq. ft. grocery store stayed open during the transition as the space was being remodeled.

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

After nearly three decades moving railcars at the Domino Sugar Baltimore Refinery, the facility’s 1950 Plymouth locomotive, “Sweet Toot,” will be moving to its new home at the B&O Railroad Museum.

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) died Thursday morning at the age 68 due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. Congressman Cummings’ district included Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods including Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square, along with additional sections of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County.

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Announces More Than $600,000 in Community Grants

Last week, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) announced $603,930 in new grants to support 26 community projects in South and Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods. Nearly a third of the recipients are new grantees. SBGP is a nonprofit which manages half of South Baltimore’s casino Local Impact Grants.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Garage Townhome in Camden Crossing

Tuesdays Under 250: Four-Bedroom Garage Townhome in Camden Crossing

This home is currently offered at Hubzu auction that ends tomorrow at 3pm. This Camden Crossing townhome, which was built in 2005, features a living room and bedroom on the first floor; a large second floor with a living room, kitchen, and dining room; and three bedrooms on the third floor. It also has hardwood floors, a second-story deck, a one-car garage and one-car parking pad, and a small outdoor space.

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Locust Point restaurant closes, new LED signs in Port Covington, a business is leaving Brooklyn, Peyton Manning stops by Nick’s Fish House, an award for Masonville Cove, a furniture store closes on Baltimore St., and a Pigtown business changes its name.

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Registration Open for Free Fall Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration Open for Free Fall Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration is open for free Fall youth sports leagues! The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, with funding from Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and other Maryland casinos, is excited to partner with Volo City Kids Foundation and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to provide eight weeks of free youth sports programs for kids aged 6 to 12.

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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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