Pigtown

Checkerspot Brewing Buys New Building, Will Move a Few Blocks West

Checkerspot Brewing Buys New Building, Will Move a Few Blocks West

After four years at 1399 S. Sharp St. in Stadium Area, Checkerspot Brewing Company will move a few blocks west to 1421 Ridgely St. in Carroll-Camden Industrial Area. Checkerspot Brewing Company owners and married couple Judy and Rob Neff purchased the 24,000 sq. ft. building yesterday and will soon begin a renovation to convert the new space into a brewery.

| September 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A South Baltimore business is adding a second location, an event space opens in Federal Hill, a cannabis business comes to Light St., a Cross St. business opens its kitchen, a Pigtown business relocates and one closes, a barber shop celebrates 25 years, and an iconic bar is transported to Second Chance.

| August 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Pickett Brewing Company Opening This Summer in Pigtown

Pickett Brewing Company Opening This Summer in Pigtown

Pickett Brewing Company will open in the coming weeks at 1130 S. Paca St. in Pigtown. Pickett takes over a 6,500 sq. ft. warehouse that was previously used for industrial storage.

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Developer Ernst Valery Wins RFP for Pigtown Library Redevelopment

Developer Ernst Valery Wins RFP for Pigtown Library Redevelopment

Developer Ernst Valery of SAA/EVI told SouthBMore.com his firm won the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) request for proposal (RFP) to redevelop the Pigtown Library at 856 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown.

| March 15, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Milk & Honey Market Closes in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market Closes in Pigtown

Milk & Honey Market by Vagrant Coffee closed last week at 906 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The 1,700 sq. ft. coffee shop at SAA/EVI’s Bath House Square development opened in September 2020.

| March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Tim Regan Named New Executive Director of Paul’s Place

Tim Regan Named New Executive Director of Paul’s Place

Paul’s Place announced today that Tim Regan will lead the nonprofit organization as its new executive director, effective March 21st. Regan, who was most recently the executive director of FoodWorks.

| February 28, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Zeke’s Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Zeke’s Coffee Opens in Pigtown

Zeke’s Coffee opened its new coffee shop at 784 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown this week. Zeke’s fills a space that has been vacant in recent years, but was once the longtime home of Café Jovial and then briefly Honey’s Café.

| February 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two local businesses team up, an Inner Harbor restaurant closes, a new office Downtown, new businesses in Pigtown and Federal Hill, a Pigtown program graduates its first class, and a local company launches compostable coffee pods.

| January 20, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Townhomes in Pigtown

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Townhomes in Pigtown

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a project it is undertaking on the 1100 block of Ward St. in Pigtown. The project includes three new-construction homes, two rowhome rehabs, a community green space, and some parking spaces for the adjacent Paul’s Place.

| December 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Zeke’s Coffee Opening Shop in Pigtown

Zeke’s Coffee Opening Shop in Pigtown

Popular Baltimore coffee brand Zeke’s Coffee is opening a shop at 784 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. Zeke’s fills a space that has been vacant in recent years, but was once the longtime home of Café Jovial and then briefly Honey’s Café.

| December 14, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Brewery ‘Wico Street Beer Co.’ Coming to Pigtown

Brewery ‘Wico Street Beer Co.’ Coming to Pigtown

Cousins Jordan McGraw and Michael Richardson are opening Wico Street Beer Co. at the 1100 Wicomico building in Pigtown. The brewery will be located in a 4,200 sq. ft. first-floor space that will be part of a new two-story marketplace concept in the building.

| December 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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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