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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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132 Townhomes and 48 Condos Coming to Center\West Development in Poppleton

132 Townhomes and 48 Condos Coming to Center\West Development in Poppleton

| April 29, 2024 | 0 Comments

La Cité Development, the team developing the Center\West development in Poppleton, announced a deal this week with NVR Ryan Homes to add 180 housing units to the neighborhood. The $60-million investment will include 132 townhomes and 48 condo units on seven acres.

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French-Inspired ‘Rooted Rotisserie’ Now Open in Hollins Market

French-Inspired ‘Rooted Rotisserie’ Now Open in Hollins Market

| October 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

French restaurant Rooted Rotisserie has opened at 1116 Hollins St. in Hollins Market. It is a new concept by husband and wife Chef Joseph Burton and Amanda Ngangana.

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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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B&O Railroad Museum Plans $30 Million Renovation with New Pigtown-Facing Entrance

B&O Railroad Museum Plans $30 Million Renovation with New Pigtown-Facing Entrance

| June 9, 2023 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum announced a $30-million renovation that will add new exhibits and a public plaza called the CSX Bicentennial Garden to the museum, as well as reorient the museum to front the Pigtown neighborhood. B&O has received a $5-million gift from CSX and a $3-million pledge from the State of Maryland for the project.

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40th Annual SOWEBO Arts and Music Festival on Sunday

40th Annual SOWEBO Arts and Music Festival on Sunday

| May 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

The SOWEBO Arts and Music Festival is back on Sunday, May 28th from 12pm to 8pm in the historic Hollins Market neighborhood. “This is the longest-running free outdoor festival in the city, and you don’t want to miss it!”

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Community Cookout to Support Steuart Hill Academic Academy on Thursday at Union Square Park

Community Cookout to Support Steuart Hill Academic Academy on Thursday at Union Square Park

| March 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

The SAVESHAA Coalition announced that they will host a Community Cookout on Thursday, March 16th from 2:30-5:30pm to promote joy and celebrate Steuart Hill Academic Academy (slated to close June 2023) during a hard time for the school and its families and students. The cookout will be held in Union Square Park directly across from SHAA and will have cookout food and drink, activities for kids and a space to celebrate.

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Block Cleared for Future UM BioPark Development

Block Cleared for Future UM BioPark Development

| February 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

A block has been demolished in Hollins Market for a future phase of the UM BioPark. The block includes the southside of the 900 block of W. Baltimore St. and the unit block of S. Poppoleton St. It also borders Booth St. and S. Amity St.

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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

| January 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Great plates include Jamaican food in Brooklyn, ahi tuna in Riverside, pizza in Hollins Market, and burgers in Locust Point.

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37th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour of Historic Homes on Sunday

37th Annual Union Square Cookie Tour of Historic Homes on Sunday

| December 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

The famous Union Square Cookie Tour of Historic Homes began in 1985 as a fall house tour, where residents greeted scores of visitors from all over the Washington-Baltimore region.

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250,000 sq. ft. UM BioPark Lab Building ‘4MLK’ to Break Ground in October

250,000 sq. ft. UM BioPark Lab Building ‘4MLK’ to Break Ground in October

| September 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC announced today that 4MLK, the newest development project in the University of Maryland BioPark, is slated to move forward with the groundbreaking this fall. Delivery is slated for Summer 2024.

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Photo Gallery of New Murals in SoWeBo

Photo Gallery of New Murals in SoWeBo

| September 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

A number of new murals have been added to Mount Clare in the last couple of years. Some of these were made possible due to beautification grants received by the Mount Clare Community Council. Additional murals have been added in Pigtown, Union Square, and Hollins Market.

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Shakespeare in Union Square Park the Next Two Fridays

Shakespeare in Union Square Park the Next Two Fridays

| July 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Grassroots Shakespeare DC is proud to present our upcoming production of THE TEMPEST. Performances are free, though donations to help cover costs and compensate our cast are greatly appreciated.

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Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building Project in Union Square Still Moving Forward After Fire

Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building Project in Union Square Still Moving Forward After Fire

| May 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

A four-alarm fire last Monday damaged seven commercial buildings, three of which are now demolished, on the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. in Union Square. Three of the four remaining buildings that still stand are part of project to bring Ethiopian restaurant Jabena and six apartments to the block. That project at 1515 to 1519 W. Baltimore St. is still moving forward.

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Seven Union Square Commercial Buildings Damaged in Fire

Seven Union Square Commercial Buildings Damaged in Fire

| May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

On Monday afternoon, Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) was on the scene of a four-alarm fire on the 1500 block of W. Baltimore St. in Union Square which damaged seven commercial buildings. Of the seven, a partial collapse occurred in three of the buildings and one building fully collapsed. BCFD reported no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Baltimore Public Markets Issues RFP for Hollins Market Head House Building

Baltimore Public Markets Issues RFP for Hollins Market Head House Building

| April 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Public Markets Corporation has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the redevelopment and long-term lease of the Head House Structure at Hollins Market which is located at 29-37 South Carrollton St. The RFP follows $2 million of improvements, since 2019, at the attached Hollins Market “shed” building.

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