Sharp Leadenhall

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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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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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

Here is a photo tour of all the construction projects on the South Baltimore Peninsula that will be adding new apartments, townhomes, offices, retail, and storage to the area.

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Named Second Tenant for Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Named Second Tenant for Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

The Union Bros. development at 37 W. Cross St. in Sharp-Leadenhall has signed its second office tenant as the Madison, Wisconsin-based Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is leasing a 2,058 sq. ft. first-floor space. Developers Len Bush and John Roe have transformed the former 40,000 sq. ft. Union Bros. Furniture and Plymouth Wallpaper property into an office and retail complex.

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Bullseye Business Center Opens in Sharp-Leadenhall Offering Private Office Spaces

Bullseye Business Center Opens in Sharp-Leadenhall Offering Private Office Spaces

Himmelrich Associates, Inc. recently opened the Bullseye Business Center on the second floor of the former old Phoenix Manufacturing Building at 190 W. Ostend St. in Sharp-Leadenhall. Bullseye Business Center offers small private offices to small businesses and professionals with shared amenities.

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Annapolis Architecture Firm to Lease 10,000-Plus Sq. Ft. at Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

Annapolis Architecture Firm to Lease 10,000-Plus Sq. Ft. at Union Bros. in Sharp-Leadenhall

The Union Bros. development at 37 W. Cross St. in Sharp-Leadenhall has signed its first office tenant as Annapolis architecture firm CRGA will be relocating to a 10,032 sq. ft. space in the complex. Developers Len Bush and John Roe have transformed the former 40,000 sq. ft. Union Bros. Furniture and Plymouth Wallpaper property into an office and retail complex.

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

How South Baltimore Public Schools Rated in Maryland’s New Report Card

Check out the new grades and see what local school earned a four-star rating.

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 19th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Approximately 20,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event. 

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

St. Barnabas & St. Susanna Coptic Orthodox Church Taking Over Former Sts. Stephen and James in Federal Hill

Coptic Orthodox Church St. Barnabas & St. Susanna (SBSS) will be taking over the historic church building at 938 S. Hanover St. in Federal Hill/Sharp-Leadenhall that was the former home to Sts. Stephen and James Evangelical Lutheran Church. SBSS purchased the building in recent weeks, has started renovations, and hopes to host its first service in January.

| October 15, 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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Registration Open for Free Fall Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration Open for Free Fall Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration is open for free Fall youth sports leagues! The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, with funding from Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and other Maryland casinos, is excited to partner with Volo City Kids Foundation and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks to provide eight weeks of free youth sports programs for kids aged 6 to 12.

| September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

South Baltimore Traffic Modifications for the Run to Remember on Sunday

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary traffic modifications will be in effect this Sunday for the Run to Remember 11K/5K/1 Mile Fun Run & Walk.  The event will begin on Pratt Street in front of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on Sunday, September 08, 2019. 

| September 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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3.8-Acre Former Auto Body Shop Property for Sale in Sharp-Leadenhall

3.8-Acre Former Auto Body Shop Property for Sale in Sharp-Leadenhall

A 3.842-acre former auto body shop property on W. West St. and Leadenhall St. in Sharp-Leadenhall is up for sale. The listing brochure shows the potential to subdivide the properties into 12 new-construction townhomes.

| August 9, 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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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Two shootings and a homicide in Sharp-Leadenhall; two robberies and an aggravated assault in Otterbein; a robbery, aggravated assault, and stolen car in Federal Hill; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and several stolen cars around the area.

| June 11, 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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