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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

| May 7, 2024 | 0 Comments

A photo tour of all the construction in South Baltimore, including Under Armour’s new headquarters, hundreds of new townhomes, a biotech building, apartment buildings, pickleball courts, restaurants, and more.

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‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

‘Batter Up Diner’ Coming to Cross Street Market

| April 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

The name Batter Up is a play on words that honors Baltimore’s love for sports (the Orioles in this case) and pancake batter as pancakes are “the star of the show” at this new restaurant. The decor will be baseball-themed, and the staff working the counter will have umpire-themed uniforms.

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Carroll Park Golf Course and Swann Park Selected for Phase 2 of Soccer Stadium Study

Carroll Park Golf Course and Swann Park Selected for Phase 2 of Soccer Stadium Study

| March 6, 2024 | 0 Comments

MLS Next Pro is the third tier of professional soccer in the United States. D.C. United, which would operate the stadium, is also interested in hosting additional professional soccer games, lacrosse games, rugby games, entertainment, and community events at the stadium.

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Cross Street in Federal Hill Reopens to Vehicular Traffic

Cross Street in Federal Hill Reopens to Vehicular Traffic

| February 27, 2024 | 0 Comments

Backed with signatures from Federal Hill businesses, the Federal Hill Main Street (FHMS) board voted unanimously last year in favor of reopening the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. to vehicular traffic. The street was closed and made pedestrian-only in 2020 in response to indoor COVID-19 restrictions for restaurants and retail businesses.

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Thomas Johnson Starts Middle School Volleyball Team

Thomas Johnson Starts Middle School Volleyball Team

| February 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

It was a random encounter that helped lay the groundwork for a girls volleyball team getting started this school year at Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS) in South Baltimore. TJEMS parent Kattie Rogers was passing through the school’s gym with her child in May 2023 and saw some girls casually playing volleyball. She spoke with the girls and told them she’d be willing to help them start a volleyball team if they were interested. They loved the idea and the planning began.

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New Study Examines Carroll Park Golf Course, Reedbird Park, and Swann Park for Soccer Stadium

New Study Examines Carroll Park Golf Course, Reedbird Park, and Swann Park for Soccer Stadium

| January 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA), in partnership with Crossroads Consulting and Populous, completed a study about building a “multi-use soccer stadium” in Baltimore for a Major League Soccer (MLS) Next Pro team owned by D.C. United. MLS Next Pro is the third tier of professional soccer in the United States.

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License Plate Readers Installed at Entrances/Exits to South Baltimore Peninsula

License Plate Readers Installed at Entrances/Exits to South Baltimore Peninsula

| December 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

The electronic camera system provides the Baltimore Police Department with vital, real-time data to track vehicles reported stolen, associated with an outstanding warrant, or reported seen at the scene of a crime.

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South Baltimore Now! Podcast: South Baltimore’s New Australian-Themed Brewery

South Baltimore Now! Podcast: South Baltimore’s New Australian-Themed Brewery

| December 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! Podcast, Nate and Kevin visit M8 Beer in South Baltimore to chat with owner Jeff Osborne. Osborne is a native of Australia who recently moved back to Baltimore to open M8 Beer. He’s a former squash pro and loves a good easy-drinking beer. On the podcast the three discuss the menu and beers at M8, future renovations to the brewery, Australian clichés, and Baltimore sports and their impact on businesses near the stadiums.

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TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

TJEMS, Federal Hill Prep, and FSK Rank in Baltimore’s Top 6 Elementary Schools

| November 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Riverside’s Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS) was ranked as the top elementary school in Baltimore City, according to a new U.S. News & World Report Ranking.

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‘Smoking Joe’s BBQ’ Closes in Federal Hill

‘Smoking Joe’s BBQ’ Closes in Federal Hill

| November 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

Smokin Joe’s Smokehouse Cafe closed its 800 sq. ft. restaurant at 1448 Light St. in Federal Hill in recent weeks. The Eastern North Carolina BBQ carryout restaurant opened in 2021 after being a catering business for 10 years.

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New Stop Sign Coming to Fort Avenue

New Stop Sign Coming to Fort Avenue

| November 2, 2023 | 0 Comments

“A huge thank you to the neighbors who brought this issue to my attention and advocated to help us get this commitment. This intersection has a high volume of pedestrian traffic, specifically parents walking their children to and from Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle School (TJEMS).”

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Thomas Johnson Fall Festival This Saturday

Thomas Johnson Fall Festival This Saturday

| November 2, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Fall Festival will have fun games, activities, and delicious food items for the whole family.  Some of the activities include a moon bounce, a dunk tank, face painting, and fall crafts.

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‘Five Below’ Now Open at Southside Marketplace in Locust Point

‘Five Below’ Now Open at Southside Marketplace in Locust Point

| October 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

First announced in May 2022, the Five Below has opened at Suite 26 of Southside Marketplace in Riverside/Locust Point. Five Below opens in a 9,200 sq. ft. space vacated by Walgreens in November of last year.

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Historic Office and Retail Development ‘Riverside’ Hopes to Start Construction in Coming Months

Historic Office and Retail Development ‘Riverside’ Hopes to Start Construction in Coming Months

| October 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Riverside, an office and retail development at the former Heinz Riverside Abattoir building at 1900 Light St. in Riverside/South Baltimore, hopes to start construction in the next four to six months. The development is a partnership between building owners Stephen and Cheryl Wilhide and development company Urban Pastoral Collective.

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‘Pizza Harbor’ Opens in Place of ‘HomeSlyce’ in South Baltimore

‘Pizza Harbor’ Opens in Place of ‘HomeSlyce’ in South Baltimore

| September 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

Pizza bar HomeSlyce closed in recent weeks after 11 years of business in South Baltimore, but Pizza Harbor has reopened in its space at the 2 East Wells apartment building. Pizza Harbor is a new concept by Ukrainian-born entrepreneur Vladimir Semerey.

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SouthBMore.com Launches New Business Directory, Your Guide to the Best of South Baltimore

SouthBMore.com Launches New Business Directory, Your Guide to the Best of South Baltimore

| September 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

The new directory is a one-stop shop for all your local needs, whether you’re looking for a place to eat, drink, shop, play, or work. You can browse by category, location, rating, or keyword, and find everything from menus and hours to photos and videos. Plus, you can access exclusive coupons, specials, and promotions from our partners, as well as stay on top of the upcoming events in the neighborhood. 

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South Baltimore Now Podcast: SouthBMore.com Launches New Business Directory!

South Baltimore Now Podcast: SouthBMore.com Launches New Business Directory!

| September 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

Kevin and Nate talk about SouthBMore.com launching a new Business Directory, a one-stop shop for finding local services, restaurants, events, and coupons. Whether you need a painter, a roofer, a carpet cleaner, or just a good place to eat or drink, the Business Directory will help you find it. Kevin also shares his passion for covering the stories of South Baltimore and how he wants to make SouthBMore.com more than just a news site or a blog, but a website that celebrates all the aspects of our community.

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