Riverside

Riverside Park Pool and Druid Hill Park Pool to Stay Open This Week

Riverside Park Pool and Druid Hill Park Pool to Stay Open This Week

| September 5, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Riverside Park Pool and Druid Hill Park Pool were scheduled to close after Labor Day, like all other City pools, but both will now stay open another week due to the current heat wave.

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French Pastry Shop ‘La Cosette’ Coming to Fort Avenue

French Pastry Shop ‘La Cosette’ Coming to Fort Avenue

| August 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Kechrid family of Locust Point is bringing French pastry shop La Cosette to 745 E. Fort Ave. in Riverside. La Cosette fills a space that was the longtime home of Baba’s Mediterranean Kitchen before it closed in May.

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Overhead Shots and Updates on the Riverside Park Athletic Fields Renovation

Overhead Shots and Updates on the Riverside Park Athletic Fields Renovation

| August 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

The renovation of the athletic facilities at Riverside Park is in process and is expected to be completed sometime next year. The City’s contractor McDonnell Landscape, LLC is undertaking the $2,360,000 project.

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South Baltimore Little League Wins District Championship with 10U and 11U Teams

South Baltimore Little League Wins District Championship with 10U and 11U Teams

| July 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

It’s been a banner year for the South Baltimore Little League as its 10u team won the District 4 Championship for the first time in 20 years and its 11u team won the District 4 Championship for the second straight year. The 12u team additionally made it to the district championship before falling to South Maryland 6-2.

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New Stop Signs Added to Fort Avenue and Randall Street in Riverside

New Stop Signs Added to Fort Avenue and Randall Street in Riverside

| June 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Two new stop signs were recently added in the Riverside neighborhood to improve pedestrian safety. On June 13th, a stop sign was added to E. Randall St. at Jackson St. and, on June 14th, a stop sign was added to E. Fort Ave. at Covington St. Both intersections are now four-way stops.

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Francis Scott Key Middle School Wins City Championship in Soccer

Francis Scott Key Middle School Wins City Championship in Soccer

| June 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

The newly-formed Francis Scott Key Middle School (FSK) outdoor soccer team won the Baltimore City championship this spring. FSK defeated Graceland Park-O’Donnell Heights Elementary Middle School in the championship game.

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Dates Set for Riverside Summer Concert Series

Dates Set for Riverside Summer Concert Series

| June 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Riverside Summer Concert Series, presented by Domino Sugar, is back each Second Sunday June – September at 5pm!

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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

| May 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Birria tacos and Jamaican food in Brooklyn, brunch in Riverside, and Italian food in Federal Hill.

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Riverside Pool and Other Baltimore City Pools Open this Weekend

Riverside Pool and Other Baltimore City Pools Open this Weekend

| May 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Park Pools (Druid Hill, Cherry Hill Splash, Lake Clifton, Patterson, Riverside and Roosevelt Park) will open and operate on a Saturday-Sunday/weekend schedule. Pools will also open for Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27-29 from 11AM-3PM and 4PM-8PM. 

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‘Wine Hunter’ Documentary About Riverside’s Russ Lorber Premieres Tonight on YouTube

‘Wine Hunter’ Documentary About Riverside’s Russ Lorber Premieres Tonight on YouTube

| May 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

Lorber started wine importing company Wide Roots in 2021. He came up with the idea for Wide Roots while sipping Chartreuse at Idle Hour. He worked for 25 years in the chemical manufacturing industry in operations and finance, but had been thinking about doing something entrepreneurial in the wine space for many years.

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South Baltimore Little League Parade Featured on WJZ TV

South Baltimore Little League Parade Featured on WJZ TV

| April 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

The 66th annual South Baltimore Little League Parade was featured in a WJZ TV segment on Wednesday night. WJZ Sports Director Mark Viviano captured footage of the parade and games, as well as interviewed some of the players and coaches.

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Baba’s Mediterranean Kitchen Closing on May 14th

Baba’s Mediterranean Kitchen Closing on May 14th

| April 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart I announce that Baba’s will be closing for good on Sunday, May 14. The business changes in a post-Covid world have given us little choice.”

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Riverside Park Gazebo Renovations Underway

Riverside Park Gazebo Renovations Underway

| April 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

This project funded by South Baltimore Gateway Partnership will result in a new roof, woodwork and ironwork repairs, and a fresh coat of paint.

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Riverside Home Honored for 100 Years of Same Family Ownership

Riverside Home Honored for 100 Years of Same Family Ownership

| February 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Centennial Homes project, developed in collaboration between Baltimore Heritage and City Councilman James Kraft, recognizes families that have been in the same house for 100 years or more.

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New York’s ‘Bob’s Pizza Tour’ Launches in Baltimore

New York’s ‘Bob’s Pizza Tour’ Launches in Baltimore

| February 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Bob’s Pizza Tour, a pizza tour company that started in New York City in 2019, is now doing tours in Baltimore. Bob Hanlon, founder of Bob’s Pizza Tour, relocated to Baltimore last year and spent recent months getting more familiar with the pizza scene in Baltimore.

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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

| January 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Great plates include Jamaican food in Brooklyn, ahi tuna in Riverside, pizza in Hollins Market, and burgers in Locust Point.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty Closes South Baltimore Office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty Closes South Baltimore Office

| January 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty has closed its 6,600 sq. ft. brokerage at Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point after its lease ended at end of 2022. The company plans to open another office in the area.

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