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City Pools to Open on May 28th with Expanded Capacity

City Pools to Open on May 28th with Expanded Capacity

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks has announced its pool schedule for this summer. Unlike the past two years with limited capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pools will have expanded capacity and accommodate more walk-up participants.

| May 18, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Giant Food Taking Over the Shoppers Space at Southside Marketplace

Giant Food Taking Over the Shoppers Space at Southside Marketplace

Regency Centers Vice President Andrew Kabat confirmed to SouthBMore.com today the replacement for Shoppers at Southside Marketplace will be Giant Food. Shoppers is set to close on May 28th and Giant hopes to open by the end of this year.

| May 13, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Shoppers to Close at Southside Marketplace on May 28th

Shoppers to Close at Southside Marketplace on May 28th

The Shoppers grocery store at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point will be closing on May 28th. The 44,264 sq. ft. store has been for sale since 2019.

| May 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Spring Social This Sunday at Riverside Park

Spring Social This Sunday at Riverside Park

“Let’s get social – picnic style!! Join us for an evening of community togetherness with tunes by DJ Nate, the Harbor Que food truck, and, of course, Miss Twist.”

| May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
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HomeSlyce Reopens in South Baltimore

HomeSlyce Reopens in South Baltimore

HomeSlyce opened last month at its new “Federal Hill location” at the 2 East Wells apartment building in South Baltmore. HomeSlyce was previously open at 1741 Light St. for nine years, but closed for dine-in service this past year while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and transitioning to its new location less than two blocks south.

| May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Mexican Restaurant ‘Taco Mama Cantina’ Coming to Anthem House in Locust Point

Mexican Restaurant ‘Taco Mama Cantina’ Coming to Anthem House in Locust Point

Mexican restaurant Taco Mama Cantina is opening in the former Jazz & Soju space at 900 E. Fort Ave. at Anthem House in Locust Point. Taco Mama is a spinoff concept from the owners of Taco Daddy Cantina in Frederick and Taco Bravo in Timonium.

| April 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Great Clips Closes at Southside Marketplace in Riverside

Great Clips Closes at Southside Marketplace in Riverside

Great Clips has closed its barbershop at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point. Great Clips, which occupied a 1,400 sq. ft. retail suite, was a longtime tenant of the shopping center.

| March 23, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Updated Renderings Revealed for ‘Reimagine Middle Branch’ Plan

Updated Renderings Revealed for ‘Reimagine Middle Branch’ Plan

The plan looks to unite the 19 neighborhoods of South Baltimore by connecting them to one another and to the waterfront. Its three building principles are “Protect and Connect the Shoreline; Transform Barriers into Connections; and Strengthen Communities with Parks and Programs.”

| March 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
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MARC Train Heavy Maintenance Facility Under Construction in Riverside

MARC Train Heavy Maintenance Facility Under Construction in Riverside

Maryland Transit Administration is currently under construction on a heavy maintenance facility at the MARC Train yard in Riverside/Locust Point. The MARC property is located behind Southside Marketplace and The Foundry on Fort Ave.

| February 22, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Jazz + Soju Closes at Anthem House in Locust Point

Jazz + Soju Closes at Anthem House in Locust Point

Korean restaurant Jazz + Soju has closed at Anthem House at 900 E. Fort Ave. in Locust Point.

| February 11, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Ekiben Opening Restaurant on Fort Avenue in Riverside

Ekiben Opening Restaurant on Fort Avenue in Riverside

Ekiben has earned its share of media praise with a number of local dining awards, Travel + Leisure named it the best place to get a sandwich in Maryland, and Bon Appétit included Ekeben as one of its Best Restaurant Meals of 2021

| January 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Papi Cuisine Featured on NBC’s ‘TODAY All Day’

Papi Cuisine Featured on NBC’s ‘TODAY All Day’

A recent episode of NBC’s ‘TODAY All Day’ spotlighted Maryland crab cuisine, including some Baltimore dining options. During the episode, host Al Roker covered Faidley’s of Lexington Market, the Black Jacks watermen, and South Baltimore’s Papi Cuisine.

| November 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Skateboarding Interaction in South Baltimore Seen By Millions on TikTok

Skateboarding Interaction in South Baltimore Seen By Millions on TikTok

Last week, Asen Gyenyame, a lifeguard at Riverside Park Pool who can often be seen skateboarding around South Baltimore, posted a video to his TikTok page of local realtor Alyssia Essig giving him some words of encouragement. The video has now been viewed 8.8 million times and has garnered 2.3 million likes.

| October 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Retail and Office Collective ‘Riverside’ Aims to Start Construction this Winter

Retail and Office Collective ‘Riverside’ Aims to Start Construction this Winter

A retail and office collective planned for 1900 Light St. is hoping to begin construction at the end of this year. The project, which is called Riverside, is a partnership between building owners Stephen and Cheryl Wilhide and development company Urban Pastoral Collective. The project team has applied for State and Federal tax credits and are awaiting approval before construction will begin.

| October 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Longtime Bartender Taking Over Shotti’s Point

Longtime Bartender Taking Over Shotti’s Point

Kristie Bukowski, who has bartended for the last 17 years at both Shotti’s Point and Paul’s at 701 E. Fort Ave., will become the new owner of Shotti’s Point. Kristie Bukowski is buying the Riverside building and business with her husband Dan Bukowski, who runs karaoke nights at the bar.

| September 28, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta Opens on Light Street

Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta Opens on Light Street

Shareef’s Pizza & Pasta has opened at 1538 Light St. in Federal Hill. Shareef’s takes over a retail space that was home to Pizza Palace before it closed in the spring.

| September 17, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Codetta Bake Shop and National Aquarium Featured on Good Morning America

Riverside’s Codetta Bake Shop was among the businesses and sites around Baltimore featured on the Good Morning America (GMA) segment called ‘Rise and shine, Maryland!’

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
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