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Photo Tour: New Murals Around South Baltimore

Photo Tour: New Murals Around South Baltimore

There is a lot of new artwork around South Baltimore as murals have been painted on rowhomes in Mount Clare, Pigtown, Union Square, Federal Hill, and Riverside.

| December 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Electrolyte-Enhanced Vodka ‘Lytos’ Launches in Baltimore

Electrolyte-Enhanced Vodka ‘Lytos’ Launches in Baltimore

A new electrolyte-enhanced vodka called Lytos launched this week in Baltimore. Lytos was started by South Baltimore resident Bill Fanshawe and former South Baltimore residents Nicholas DiSanti and Andrew Jones, who both now live in Canton. All three of the founders grew up in the Baltimore area and graduated from Towson University.

| November 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Bumper Globe in Federal Hill Now Has a Mechanical Repair Shop

Bumper Globe in Federal Hill Now Has a Mechanical Repair Shop

Bumper Globe has slowly expanded its mechanical department to keep up with demand by adding a top-of-the-line Hunter HawkEye Elite® Alignment Machine, a tire changer and balancer for suspension work, dealer-level diagnostic tools for error codes and recalibration, multiple two-post lifts, and equipment for A/C and cooling system repairs. Bumper Globe can also perform Maryland State Inspections. 

| October 19, 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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ZeroFOX Acquires Virginia-Based Business Cyveillance

ZeroFOX Acquires Virginia-Based Business Cyveillance

South Baltimore’s ZeroFOX, a social media and public platform cybersecurity company, announced today the acquisition for Reston, Virginia-based business Cyveillance.

| October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Cross Street Market Announces ‘Friday Night Frights’ Movie Series

Cross Street Market Announces ‘Friday Night Frights’ Movie Series

This Friday, Cross Street Market is launching Friday Night Frights, “a spooky, socially-distanced dinner and a movie series,” featuring “fright bites and booooze.”

| October 1, 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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ForwardPMX Opens an Office at Stadium Square

ForwardPMX Opens an Office at Stadium Square

“Global brand performance agency” ForwardPMX has opened a 3,945 sq. ft. office at the 145 W. Ostend St. office building in South Baltimore’s Stadium Square development. In December, ForwardPMX acquired Baltimore-based The Search Agency, which previously had a smaller office in the Harbor Court building in Otterbein/Inner Harbor.

| September 2, 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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Atlas Restaurant Group Breaks Ground on Seafood Concepts at Cross Street Market

Atlas Restaurant Group Breaks Ground on Seafood Concepts at Cross Street Market

Atlas Restaurant Group announced today the company’s two concepts at Cross Street Market—Watershed and Atlas Fish Market—are now under construction. Watershed is a Maryland seafood restaurant taking over the 5,200 sq. ft. space on the west side of the market that was once Nick’s Inner Harbor Seafood. Atlas Fish Market will be an adjacent oyster bar and retail seafood market situated across the interior walkway from Pizza di Joey.

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Book Escape Relocating to Charles Street in Federal Hill

The Book Escape Relocating to Charles Street in Federal Hill

Today on Facebook, The Book Escape announced it is moving, but only a few blocks away. The bookstore, which has been in Federal Hill for 17 years, is relocating from 805 Light St. to 925 S. Charles St.

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Expanded Outdoor Seating and Street Closures with Federal Hill Main Street

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Expanded Outdoor Seating and Street Closures with Federal Hill Main Street

In the first episode of SoBo Spotlight, a podcast featuring interviews with people in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin talk with Federal Hill Main Street Executive Director Cathy Rosenbaum (taped last Friday). She discusses Federal Hill’s large expansion of outdoor seating that includes the closure of the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. and parklet outdoor dining areas in place of street parking. She also talks about the work of the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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New Outdoor Dining in Federal Hill, Including a Partially-Closed Cross Street

New Outdoor Dining in Federal Hill, Including a Partially-Closed Cross Street

As regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an increased demand for outdoor dining, Federal Hill has rolled out a lot of new spaces for patrons to dine al fresco. In the last couple of weeks the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. has been closed to vehicular traffic for expanded outdoor dining, and parklets, which are outdoor dining spaces in place of on-street parking, have been added to Cross St., Charles St., and Light St.

| July 21, 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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Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

Cross Street Market to Reopen on Thursday

Baltimore restaurants, malls, and casinos were allowed to open at 50 percent capacity as of last Friday as Baltimore City entered Stage Two of the State of Maryland’s “Roadmap to Recovery.’ Federal Hill’s Cross Street Market, which has been open for curbside and carryout window service during the COVID-19 pandemic, will allow customers back inside starting this Thursday at 11am.

| June 22, 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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The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Coming Soon to Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill will be opening at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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