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New Townhomes Coming to a Mostly-Abandoned Area Near Carroll Park

New Townhomes Coming to a Mostly-Abandoned Area Near Carroll Park

“We are trying to bring back this community to the way it was in the 1970s and 1980s,” said Bill West of Stavrou Construction Inc. and Baltimore Redevelopment LLC . “It’s a risk, but these properties can’t keep sitting like this.”

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Hollins Market Redevelopment Delayed Due to a Gap in Project Funding

Hollins Market Redevelopment Delayed Due to a Gap in Project Funding

War Horse CDC’s proposed redevelopment of Hollins Market is currently paused as the team is searching for more funding for the project. War Horse, the non-profit arm of Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities development company, won the Baltimore Public Market Corporation (BPMC) RFP for a redevelopment of the market.

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Ellen’s Cafe serves chai lattes, hot and iced teas, a large selection of espresso drinks, cappuccinos, coffees, and smoothies. It will serve breakfast sandwiches each day with ingredients including egg, cheese, sausage, turkey sausage, and bacon. Sandwiches will come on bagels, croissants, or English muffins.

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

VaporFi opens at Southside Marketplace offering 30,000 juice flavors made in the USA; two new businesses open in Federal Hill; an Irish bar closes; a Federal Hill business raises capital; Horseshoe Casino employees help renovate a local school; a virtual McKeldin Fountain Downtown; and BGE lowers its rates. Stay in the know!

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A Look at the Census Demographics for South Baltimore Neighborhoods

A Look at the Census Demographics for South Baltimore Neighborhoods

The Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance Jacob France Institute (BNIA-JFI) recently released its Vital Signs 16. This report details demographic and socioeconomic data from the United States Bureau of the Census about the people who live in Baltimore’s neighborhoods. Vital Signs 16 looks at 2016 data in comparison to previous years.

| May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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35th Annual Sowebo Arts and Music Festival in Hollins Market on Sunday, May 27th

35th Annual Sowebo Arts and Music Festival in Hollins Market on Sunday, May 27th

The Sowebo Arts and Music Festival has celebrated the arts in Baltimore for 35 years, creating a unique event in the Hollins Market neighborhood. SoweboFest for 2018 will host 3 stages of music, with 24 bands covering a variety of genres, playing every hour throughout the Festival. Additionally, we now have over 100 arts and crafts vendors highlighting Baltimore’s amazing art scene, ranging from handmade jewelry to photography, and illustration to painting.

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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War Horse Plans Housing Redevelopment in Hollins Market

War Horse Plans Housing Redevelopment in Hollins Market

Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities is planning a three- to five-year, multi-phase housing development in Hollins Market called Hollins Square Homes. War Horse is now rolling out Phase One which will include 11 new-construction townhomes and five renovated rowhomes.

| April 16, 2018 | 1 Comments
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War Horse Reveals Plans for Hollins Market Renovation

War Horse Reveals Plans for Hollins Market Renovation

War Horse CDC, the non-profit arm of Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities development company, won the Baltimore Public Market Corporation (BPMC) RFP for a redevelopment of Hollins Market. War Horse revealed renderings and its plan for the market at a community meeting last week.

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

GoFundMe Launched for Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District.

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: Scandinavian-Inspired Home Near Hollins Market

Tuesdays Under 250: Scandinavian-Inspired Home Near Hollins Market

This two-bedroom home is a block from Hollins Market and adjacent to a community garden. It features a “Scandinavian” design with reclaimed hardwood floors, wood paneling, exposed brick and beams, a subway tile bathroom, and two decks.

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

The following is an overview of the median real estate sale price over the past year for the different South Baltimore neighborhoods covered by Redfin. Each median statistic calculated by Redfin is from a 90-day period that ends on the last day of the stated month.

| March 26, 2018 | 3 Comments
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War Horse Cities Planning Overhaul of Hollins Market

War Horse Cities Planning Overhaul of Hollins Market

War Horse has agreed to redevelop the 10,000 sq. ft. “shed” of Hollins Market, but not the large attached three-story brick “head house” at this time (this could be included in a potential Phase 3 of development). War Horse will also activate the City-owned parking lot across the street from Hollins Market and brand it as Hollins Square.

| March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Tuesdays Under 250: 3,600+ Sq. Ft. Mixed-Use Rowhome in Union Square with a Grocery Store and Three Apartments

Tuesdays Under 250: 3,600+ Sq. Ft. Mixed-Use Rowhome in Union Square with a Grocery Store and Three Apartments

This 3,642 sq. ft., mixed-use rowhome in Union Square includes a first-floor grocery store with an attached two-bedroom apartment that currently leases for $1,300/month. The second floor features a vacant recently-renovated apartment with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The third floor has a vacant renovated apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom.

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Bar and Restaurant ‘Old Major’ Coming Soon to Pigtown

Bar and Restaurant ‘Old Major’ Coming Soon to Pigtown

“Having lived in D.C. a while, I’ve invested in neighborhoods people have said ‘don’t do that,’ and then they’ve become popular areas,” said Bruno. “I see certain elements in place for success in Pigtown and hope it will eventually become a destination neighborhood.”

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Offering Amnesty from Parking Citation Penalties Today and Tomorrow

Baltimore City Offering Amnesty from Parking Citation Penalties Today and Tomorrow

On February 1 and 2, 2018, the City will offer a 2-day Parking Amnesty from the payment of penalties associated with unpaid parking citations. Get the details.

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Culinary Architecture Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Culinary Architecture Cafe Opens in Hollins Market

Culinary Architecture (CA), which has a Pigtown market offering artisan groceries, to-go foods, and catering services, opened Culinary Architecture Cafe this month at 875 Hollins St. in Hollins Market. The 350 sq. ft. cafe is in the newly-redeveloped Lion Brothers Building within The Grid, an innovation space from University of Maryland BioPark.

| January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Back Yard to Open in Hollins Market at the Former Patrick’s of Pratt Street

The Back Yard to Open in Hollins Market at the Former Patrick’s of Pratt Street

Patrick’s of Pratt Street closed last year at 934 W. Pratt St. after 169 years of ownership by the same Irish family. It was considered by many as one of the oldest Irish pubs in the country. Now, the Hollins Market bar will start a new tradition as business partners Michael Cavanagh and Lara Summerson will open The Back Yard at this location that is across the street from the B&O Railroad Museum.

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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