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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A salon and real estate office in Federal Hill closes, a Pigtown bar becomes office space, a former Light St. bar is under renovation, a hotel is sold, and Fort Ave. has a new soccer supporters club.

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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City Pools to Reopen on July 13th With New Guidelines

City Pools to Reopen on July 13th With New Guidelines

“We are excited to welcome you back to our pools! Due to COVID-19, pool service will look a little different this summer. We’ve made changes including; FREE admission, revised hours, reduced capacity, new health guidelines, code red days and a new registration process.”

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to Make Announcement on Pools This Week

Baltimore City has entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic. Stage Two allows pools to open at 50 percent capacity. While some private pools in the city have already opened, the public pools in the city have not yet opened.

| June 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore restaurants named in The Sun’s ‘Baltimore’s Best Food and Drinks 2020,’ a new restaurant opens in Brooklyn, a new barber shop opens in Federal Hill, a new salon opens in Riverside, and a local store celebrates 25 years.

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pure Raw Juice Opens Its Anthem House Location in Riverside/Locust Point

Pure Raw Juice Opens Its Anthem House Location in Riverside/Locust Point

Pure Raw Juice, which first opened in an approximately 800 sq. ft. space at 1401 Riverside Ave. in Federal Hill in 2015, opened its second location in the area this Wednesday at A2 by Anthem House at 1430 Lawrence St. in Riverside/Locust Point. Pure Raw Juice is the first business to occupy the 1,304 sq. ft. first-floor retail space at A2, which was completed in 2018.

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

Couple Walks 50 Miles Covering Every Residential Block of the South Baltimore Peninsula

With the current COVID-19 pandemic eliminating Kyle and Rose W.’s commutes to work, they decided to use the extra free time to get some exercise and walk every single residential block of the South Baltimore Peninsula. The Federal Hill residents, along with their dog Brooklyn, accomplished their goal in about 10 to 12 trips, racking up 50.76 miles in the process.

| May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Takes Additional Measures to Keep People Off Playground and Fitness Equipment

Baltimore City Takes Additional Measures to Keep People Off Playground and Fitness Equipment

“Today, Baltimore Recnparks will begin securing playgrounds and exercise equipment at all Baltimore City parks. After seeing people use this equipment despite the need to practice social distancing while in public, I asked Director Moore to secure these locations.”

| April 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Work Begins on ‘Alta Federal Hill’ Apartment Building on Hanover Street

Work Begins on ‘Alta Federal Hill’ Apartment Building on Hanover Street

Work is now getting started on Phase I of the Alta Federal Hill project on the 1800 block of S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore. Phase I is a six-story, 267-unit apartment building with a 367-car garage and 1,000 sq. ft. of retail by Wood Partners.

| April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pick Up Chalk Today at South Baltimore Parks for ‘Chalk Your Walk’

Pick Up Chalk Today at South Baltimore Parks for ‘Chalk Your Walk’

Looking for an activity while social distancing? We invite you to Chalk Your Walk and spread some joy! Come pick up a free package of chalk tonight!

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Councilman Costello Warns Parks Could be Closed If Temporary Rules are Not Followed

Councilman Costello Warns Parks Could be Closed If Temporary Rules are Not Followed

“I am pleading with everyone one last time, please follow the temporary rules in our parks. I visited several parks in my district over the past two hours, and nothing was as horrible as what I saw at Riverside Park, Latrobe Park, and Wilson & Etting Park.”

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An RFP for a 66,869 sq. ft. retail building, a former Under Armour photography building is for lease, a Riverside Bar is for sale, bar closes at the Inner Harbor, and a new business joins City Garage.

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, the restaurant industry is among one of the hardest hit as people social distance and quarantine. Here are some ways you can help the local restaurant industry during this challenging time.

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

Database of South Baltimore Restaurants Offering Food and Packaged Goods

In an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Monday stating all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms must close. However, restaurants are still allowed to offer delivery and carryout, and now alcohol packaged goods can also be delivered too.

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

Rehabilitation of the Hanover Street Bridge Still Years Away as Funding Has Not Been Secured

In June 2018, a two-year, $1.8 million study was completed that recommended a $50 million renovation of the 104-year-old Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, often referred to as the Hanover Street Bridge. Additional National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Army Corps of Engineers, and US Coast Guard studies are required before construction can begin, but those have not started as Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) has not secured funding for the project.

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Recreation & Park’s New ‘Sports Turf Management Unit’ Moving into Riverside Park Service Building

Baltimore City Recreation & Park’s New ‘Sports Turf Management Unit’ Moving into Riverside Park Service Building

The service building and maintenance yard in the southeast corner of Riverside Park is getting reactivated as Baltimore City Recreation & Parks’ (BCRP) new Sports Turf Management Unit will move into the building. The building is currently under renovation and didn’t have an active use in recent years.

| February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

Preliminary Work Begins for Athletic Facility Renovations at Riverside Park

Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks has started preliminary work for a renovation and expansion of the athletic facilities at Riverside Park. This project was made possible by Recreation & Parks purchasing a triangular-shaped piece of land located beyond the outfield fences of Hap Hall Memorial Field from CSX for $300,000 in May 2018.

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Riverside Taphouse Opening in the former Das Bier Haus

Riverside Taphouse Opening in the former Das Bier Haus

Social Pub General Manager Ryan Kehoe is opening Riverside Taphouse at 1542 Light St. in the former Das Bier Haus building. With renovations currently underway, Kehoe and his team hope to open the new restaurant in the approximately 2,509 sq. ft. space by March.

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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