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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Two retail businesses leave Federal Hill, a new hair studio opens in Federal Hill, a company is expanding in Port Covington, a theatre is for sale in Union Square, and a new museum exhibit.

| January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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A&C Pack and Ship Opens in Union Square

A&C Pack and Ship Opens in Union Square

A&C Pack and Ship opened this month at 1400 W. Lombard St. in Union Square. It is owned by Calvin Orr and C. Nicole Orr who bought the 3,642 sq. ft. building in February and renovated its storefront and four apartments.

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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34th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour This Sunday

34th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour This Sunday

The Union Square Association will be holding our 34th  Annual Cookie Tour on Sunday, December 8th  from Noon – 4:30 pm. That represents some  500,000  cookies baked and enjoyed over the past 33 years

| December 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Phase Two at CenterWest in Poppleton to Include 400 Apartments, a Grocery Store, and a Hotel

Phase Two at CenterWest in Poppleton to Include 400 Apartments, a Grocery Store, and a Hotel

With Phase One of CenterWest partially open and nearing completion, La Cité Development is in design and development on Phase Two. This phase will bring more apartments, a hotel, and a grocery store to the Poppleton neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore.

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
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First Apartment Building Opens in the CenterWest Development in Poppleton

First Apartment Building Opens in the CenterWest Development in Poppleton

The CenterWest development in Poppleton opened its first new building last month. Avra, a five-story, 176-unit apartment building at 101 N. Schroder St., is now open and welcoming residents. The CenterWest development has been in planning for about 15 years and has been under construction on the first phase of development over the last few years.

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

This newly-renovated, three-bedroom home is across the street from Hollins Market, which is undergoing a first phase of redevelopment. The home features hardwood floors, subway tile, granite countertops, a breakfast bar, and a back yard with a deck.

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

The Price Rite at Mount Clare Junction in Pigtown was rebranded as Price Rite Marketplace and hosted its grand opening on Friday. The 38,843 sq. ft. grocery store stayed open during the transition as the space was being remodeled.

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Sign Installed in the Mount Clare Neighborhood

New Sign Installed in the Mount Clare Neighborhood

A new “Welcome to Mount Clare” sign was installed earlier this month at the roundabout median at S. Mount St. and Wilkins Ave. The new sign project was led by the Mount Clare Community Council in partnership with Southwest Partnership (SWP) and Image 360 Baltimore Downtown.

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Construction Underway on 20,000 Sq. Ft. University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center

Construction Underway on 20,000 Sq. Ft. University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) held a ceremonial groundbreaking today to celebrate construction of its new 20,000 sq. ft. Community Engagement Center (CEC) in Hollins Market, which is part of its growing BioPark campus.

| October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The Archdiocese of Baltimore held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the future Mother Mary Lange Catholic School facing Martin Luther King Blvd. in Poppleton. The 65,000 sq. ft. Pre-K-8 school will occupy two currently-vacant lots at 732 W. Lexington and 763 Dr. Benjamin Quarles Pl. and will be surrounded on three sides by The Townes at the Terraces development.

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

After nearly three decades moving railcars at the Domino Sugar Baltimore Refinery, the facility’s 1950 Plymouth locomotive, “Sweet Toot,” will be moving to its new home at the B&O Railroad Museum.

| October 21, 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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Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) died Thursday morning at the age 68 due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. Congressman Cummings’ district included Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods including Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square, along with additional sections of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County.

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The new 10-story building at 4 MLK will be mostly glass and will have multiple retail spaces along Martin Luther King Blvd. The first two stories of 4 MLK will be a lobby, cafe, co-working space, and events space called District Hall.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Locust Point restaurant closes, new LED signs in Port Covington, a business is leaving Brooklyn, Peyton Manning stops by Nick’s Fish House, an award for Masonville Cove, a furniture store closes on Baltimore St., and a Pigtown business changes its name.

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

There are only six homes remaining on the eastern side of the unit block of S. Schroeder St. in Hollins Market, but they are now all under renovation. The project is being taken on by Hollins Market resident Venroy July.

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

The Southwest Partnership (SWP), a nonprofit that is a coalition of seven neighborhood associations and six anchor institutions in Southwest Baltimore, has purchased the former Lord Baltimore Theater at 1110 W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton with hopes of bringing it back to life as a cultural arts and education center.

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
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