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Demolition Begins on the 1800 and 1900 Blocks of South Hanover Street

Demolition Begins on the 1800 and 1900 Blocks of South Hanover Street

Caves Valley Partners (CVP) has started demolition of the properties that make up the western section of the 1800 and 1900 blocks of S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore. The properties are comprised of a former one-story warehouse at 1800 S. Hanover St. and the former Middleton & Meads property which occupieAfter clearing the site CVP will be selling the properties to Wood Partners, which is planning two new apartment buildings totaling 525 apartments. 

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weekend Road Closures Around Downtown and Port Covington

Weekend Road Closures Around Downtown and Port Covington

On Saturday, August 03, 2019, traffic modifications that will be in effect for the Casey Cares Foundation 5K Run and Walk.  The 10th annual 5K event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in South Point at Port Covington.The majority of the race route will be off-road along paved bike paths, but will affect portions of Cromwell Street, Dickman Street, Insulator Drive and Port Covington Drive

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Plan Approved for 258-Unit Apartment Building on the 1900 Block of South Hanover Street

Plan Approved for 258-Unit Apartment Building on the 1900 Block of South Hanover Street

On the 1900 block of S. Hanover St., Wood Partners was approved last week by BMZA for a six-story, 258-unit apartment building with 370 parking spaces, a garage, and 1,000 sq. ft. of ground-floor retail.

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Development Receives Final Design Approval for its First Five Buildings

Port Covington Development Receives Final Design Approval for its First Five Buildings

The Port Covington Development Team started construction on the infrastructure for Chapter 1 of its 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade Port Covington Development in May. Last week, the team received  final design approval from the Baltimore City Planning Commission for the first five buildings that will begin construction in Chapter 1 in “the coming months.”

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tidewater Yacht Service to Close in Port Covington, Hopes to Relocate

Tidewater Yacht Service to Close in Port Covington, Hopes to Relocate

E. Cromwell St. will be realigned into Tidewater’s 7.83-acre property to give the street a straight northeast orientation whereas it currently bends north. Tidewater’s property will also become an extension of East Waterfront Park which is partially open in front of Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Hosts Hometown Sample Sale on July 19th to July 21st

Under Armour Hosts Hometown Sample Sale on July 19th to July 21st

Proceeds from the Hometown Sample Sale will benefit he James McHenry Recreation Center in Hollins Market.

| July 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The Hanover Street Gallery Brings Artwork to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

The Hanover Street Gallery Brings Artwork to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Maryland Art Place (MAP) has partnered with the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBG), the Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI), Fusion Partnerships, and Weller Development to curate the newly-established “Hanover Street Gallery: Reframing Pathways,” an outdoor gallery space on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Bridge (Hanover Street Bridge) façade

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A smoke shop opens in Federal Hill, a convenience store opens on S. Charles St., Tiki Barge is not opening this year, an Annapolis-born seafood restaurant opens on Pratt St., P.F. Chang’s is closing, Gap is closing, a restaurant changes its name in Federal Hill, and Sagamore Spirit teams up with Sierra Nevada.

| June 17, 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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Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Following the popularity of SouthBMore.com’s ‘Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula’ census in 2018, SouthBMore.com has decided to make it a yearly study to provide a complete overview of the state of the dining scene on the South Baltimore Peninsula. SouthBMore.com takes a look at the total amount of places to eat, the occupancy rate, the amount of places that have pizza, alcoholic beverages, sushi, juice, Mexican, and more. Take a look!

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Last night, concepts were revealed for a competition that aims to turn the Middle Branch Waterfront into a more than 11-mile park system in South Baltimore along the shoreline of the Patapsco River.

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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SouthBMore.com Founder and Publisher Talks About Port Covington and Cross Street Market on The Brett Hollander Show Podcast

SouthBMore.com Founder and Publisher Talks About Port Covington and Cross Street Market on The Brett Hollander Show Podcast

SouthBMore.com Founder and Publisher Kevin Lynch was featured on WBAL’s The Brett Hollander Show podcast yesterday discussing the groundbreaking of Chapter 1 of Port Covington and the history of the site, as well as the opening of the Cross Street Market.

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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First Major Phase of Port Covington Development Breaks Ground

First Major Phase of Port Covington Development Breaks Ground

The Port Covington Development Team broke ground today on Chapter 1 of the 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade Port Covington Development. The approximately $700-million phase is planned to include approximately 1.38 million sq. ft. of office, 337,450 sq. ft. of retail, 976,667 sq. ft. of residential, and 285,000 sq. ft. of hotel space across more than 12 city blocks.

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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No “Specific Timeline” for Under Armour’s Expansion of its Port Covington Campus

No “Specific Timeline” for Under Armour’s Expansion of its Port Covington Campus

Under Armour President and Chief Operating Officer Patrik Frisk sat down with SouthBMore.com on Wednesday and said the headquarters at Tide Point fits the company’s current needs. “There will be a time when that will happen,” Frisk said referring to the future Port Covington Campus expansion, but noted that Under Armour is “not ready yet” to move forward. There is no specific timeline at this point as to when Under Armour will begin construction on Phase One.

| May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Under Armour Records a $22-Million Profit in the First Quarter of 2019

Under Armour Records a $22-Million Profit in the First Quarter of 2019

After spending 2017 and 2018 restructuring the company, Under Armour has netted positive results in the first quarter of 2019. Under Armour had its revenues rise 2 percent to $1.2 billion and recorded a net income or profit of $22 million in the first three months of this year.

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Rundown of the Eight Buildings Presented for Chapter 1 of the Port Covington Redevelopment

A Rundown of the Eight Buildings Presented for Chapter 1 of the Port Covington Redevelopment

The eight buildings proposed will total approximately 1,142,100 sq. ft. with 403,000 sq. ft. of office space, 166,885 sq. ft. of retail space, and 548 apartments on five city blocks. All five blocks will be created on the grass lot and parking lots surrounding The Baltimore Sun’s Sun Park. The blocks are across E. Cromwell St. from the already-completed Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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