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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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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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