Port Covington

Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

Efforts Underway to Connect the BWI Trail to the Gwynns Falls Trail

MedStar Harbor Hospital, Greater Baybrook Alliance (GBA), and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP) are teaming up on an effort to connect the BWI Trail in Anne Arundel County to the Gwynns Falls Trail in Baltimore City. The Gwynns Falls Trail currently ends just south of MedStar Harbor Hospital’s Cherry Hill Campus and a spur of the BWI Trail currently ends at W. Maple Rd. near N. Camp Mead Rd. in Linthicum Heights.

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

Where to Get Christmas Trees Around South Baltimore

It’s officially the Christmas season, so here are a few places around South Baltimore where you can get a real Christmas tree.

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Weller Development Moving its Offices to City Garage in Port Covington

Weller Development Moving its Offices to City Garage in Port Covington

Weller Development’s new 13,000 sq. ft. office will take over a portion of the 20,000 sq. ft. space vacated by The Foundery earlier this year.

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close This Weekend for Drawbridge Repairs

DOT’s contractor is doing mechanical equipment upgrades to the bridge which includes replacing the center and tail locks on the drawbridge. The bridge will close this weekend and five additional upcoming weekends.

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

South Baltimore Business Roundup

BMI’s crane is now green; a Cross Street Market farm store begins construction; a new dog park opens in Locust Point; a Federal Hill shop adds New York-style slices; a cruise ship returns to Baltimore; a locomotive is restored; and a salon relocates.

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

Trash Wheel Being Added to the Gwynns Falls to Help Keep Litter Out of the Middle Branch

The Gwynns Falls trash wheel will be the largest trash wheel ever built. It will have a grappling arm to help move large debris and a canopy covered by 72 solar panels. It will use solar and hydro power to turn a water wheel that powers a series of rakes and a conveyor belt that will lift trash from the water and deposit it into a dumpster barge.

| October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

New Monument at Swann Park Honors Professional Baseball Players Who Previously Played on the South Baltimore Field

Hall of Famers Al Kaline and Reggie Jackson, as well as 170+ other professional baseball players, played amateur ball at Swann Park. This history is honored in a new monument at the Port Covington field.

| October 16, 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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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Friday Night, Saturday, and Monday for Repairs

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary closures of the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge are scheduled to occur this weekend for repair work. 

| October 11, 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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Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge to Close this Weekend for Repairs

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will temporarily close this weekend for repair work. Get info on the hours it will be closed and the detours.

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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 Four Buildings

Port Covington Development Receives Final Design Approval for its First Four 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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