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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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SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

SoBo Summer Music Series Lineup Announced

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) presents the SoBo Summer Music Series through Saturday, August 24, 2019. The series features live music concerts and special events throughout South Baltimore. Widely known and emerging Baltimore-based musicians perform various genres including blues, brass band, funk, jazz, R&B, reggae and timba.

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Following the popularity of SouthBMore.com’s ‘Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula’ census in 2018, SouthBMore.com has decided to make it a yearly study to provide a complete overview of the state of the dining scene on the South Baltimore Peninsula. SouthBMore.com takes a look at the total amount of places to eat, the occupancy rate, the amount of places that have pizza, alcoholic beverages, sushi, juice, Mexican, and more. Take a look!

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Former Post Office Demolished to Make Way for Offices and Apartments

Former Post Office Demolished to Make Way for Offices and Apartments

The former USPS South Station post office at 1220 Race St. has been demolished to make way for new development. The post office moved to a 1,200 sq. ft. space at 1200 S. Hanover St. on February 4th.

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Five-Story Apartment Building Planned to Replace an Existing Commercial Building in Sharp-Leadenhall

Five-Story Apartment Building Planned to Replace an Existing Commercial Building in Sharp-Leadenhall

Developer Alex Mandel is planning a five-story apartment building with approximately 33 units at 115 W. Hamburg St. in Sharp-Leadenhall. The building will replace an existing 8,000 sq. ft., one-story commercial building on a .237 acre lot.

| May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Two South Baltimore Liquor Store Owners Stabbed on Friday, 58-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Two South Baltimore Liquor Store Owners Stabbed on Friday, 58-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Both victims were transported to University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma and were listed in serious but stable condition, according to BPD documents.

| April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Sign Up Now for Free Spring Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Sign Up Now for Free Spring Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

Registration is open for free spring 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

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

New Acting Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Michael S. Harrison held a meet-and-greet with the Southern District last night at Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School. He introduced himself, listened to comments from community members, and took questions. 

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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