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‘Riverside Radio: Halloween Edition’ Community Event This Friday from 5pm to 8pm

‘Riverside Radio: Halloween Edition’ Community Event This Friday from 5pm to 8pm

We’re getting in the Halloween spirit with 3 hours of LIVE RADIO featuring local disc jockey DJ NateMare! You can expect some crowd favorites in the music mix, along with some spooky tunes, and your requests, too! Stream our station Friday from 5-8pm from the comfort of your home, your stoop, your roof deck, or wherever you can practice appropriate social distancing!

| October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

Plan to Add Billboards Along Baltimore Interstates Stalls after Community Opposition

Council Bill #20-0570, which could create the right of way for up to 28 new billboards along I-95, I-695, and I-895 on CSX land, has been “pulled back” by Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott. The plan had letters of opposition from many groups along this corridor including the Riverside Neighborhood Association, Locust Point Civic Association, Citizens of Pigotwn, Pigtown Main Street, Friends of Garrett Park, and South Baltimore Gateway Partnership.

| October 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster is Opening a Seafood Bar at the Former Rallo’s Diner

The Local Oyster, a seafood bar with locations at Mount Vernon Marketplace and Arlington, VA, is opening its third location at 838 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside/Locust Point. The two-story, 3,800 sq. ft. building was the former home of Rallo’s Restaurant and Big Matty’s Diner, but it has been vacant since 2015.

| September 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Looking for some great dishes to get around South Baltimore? Here are a few recent favorites which include two pizzas in Riverside, Pit Beef in Federal Hill, fried chicken in Federal Hill, and snowballs in Locust Point.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen Turning its Dining Room into a Mediterranean Market

Baba’s Kitchen, which remains open for carry-out, will be transitioning its small dining room into a Mediterranean market. Baba’s Owner Farid Salloum said the transition is starting to take place and the market will open on September 10th.

| August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Riverside Home with a Front Porch, Parking, and Rooftop Deck Available at Auction Next Week

Mid-Week Listing: Riverside Home with a Front Porch, Parking, and Rooftop Deck Available at Auction Next Week

Two story brick inside-group porchfront townhome – constructed in 1900, containing 1,134 square feet of living area and 567 square feet of basement space. The home features a rooftop deck with water views.

| August 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Riverside Taphouse Opens on Light Street

Riverside Taphouse Opens on Light Street

Riverside Taphouse opened recently at 1542 Light St. in Riverside/South Baltimore. It was in a soft opening for the last two months doing carry-out, but its menu and bar has been at full operation in the last couple of weeks with some indoor and outdoor seating.

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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