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Franklin’s Market and Mulberry’s Bar Open in Hollins Market

Franklin’s Market and Mulberry’s Bar Open in Hollins Market

Two new businesses, Franklin’s Market and Mulberry’s Bar, have opened inside the newly-renovated Hollins Market at 26 Arlington Ave. Both concepts are from The Back Yard co-owners Lara Sumerson and Mike Cavanagh.

| December 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Lowe’s Announces $2 Million-Commitment to Southwest Baltimore for Repairs and Workforce Development

Lowe’s Announces $2 Million-Commitment to Southwest Baltimore for Repairs and Workforce Development

The three-year project, which represents a commitment of more than $2 million,will include completing critical home repairs for 45 homeowners, increasing workforce development efforts and improving local recreation centers, parks and green areas.

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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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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Entire Block of Union Square Up for Auction Next Week

Entire Block of Union Square Up for Auction Next Week

An online Alex Cooper auction begins next week for an entire block of homes in Union Square. The auction features 10 homes that are a mix of occupied, vacant, and shells in need of full renovation on the 1600 block of Lemmon St.

| November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Nine Retail Buildings Demolished on West Baltimore Street

Nine Retail Buildings Demolished on West Baltimore Street

Nine retail buildings on the southern side of the 1100 block of W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton are being demolished by the City of Baltimore after being deemed unsafe. These vacant rowhomes from 1105 to 1121 W. Baltimore St. were built between 1870 and 1900 according to tax records. They are owned by multiple LLCs from the Washington, D.C. suburbs.

| November 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Bmore Flea & Craft Market Comes to Hollins Market this Month

Bmore Flea & Craft Market Comes to Hollins Market this Month

Bmore Flea & Craft Market will take place every Saturday in October from 11am to 4pm at the Hollins Market parking lot. The event kicked off last Saturday and will pop up four more times this month.

| October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Hollins Market Reopens After $1.25-Million Renovation

Hollins Market Reopens After $1.25-Million Renovation

Baltimore Public Markets reopened Hollins Market last week following a $1-million interior renovation. The market was supposed to stay open during the renovation, but has been closed since March 19th due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

| October 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Comfort Food and Seafood Cafe ‘England Eatery’ Opens in Hollins Market

Comfort Food and Seafood Cafe ‘England Eatery’ Opens in Hollins Market

England Eatery opened last month at 31 S. Arlington St. in Hollins Market. The first-floor retail space, which is located across the street from the Hollins Market, was vacant for more than a year. The space was previously home to a couple of coffee shops.

| October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Sofusion Cafe’ Opening This Weekend in Hollins Market

Restaurant Sofushion Cafe’ will open this Sunday at 6 S. Poppleton St. in Hollins Market. The two-story restaurant space is in a free-standing building that has been vacant in recent years.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Union Square Hosting Sunday Sounds in the Park This Weekend

Union Square Hosting Sunday Sounds in the Park This Weekend

“Our 2 and 1/2 half-acre park will allow for social distancing. Please bring a blanket or chair and enjoy your beverage of choice while listening to this amazing, local band. This is a kid-friendly, free concert.”

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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‘University of Maryland, Baltimore’ Opposes the Elimination of the Baltimore Police Mounted Unit

‘University of Maryland, Baltimore’ Opposes the Elimination of the Baltimore Police Mounted Unit

Last month, the Baltimore City Council voted to strip Baltimore Police Department’s (BPD) Mounted Unit of its $533,735 yearly budget. This move was supported by City Council President Brandon Scott, who recently won the Democratic primary for mayor, and Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said he would let the cuts stand. Opposition to this decision is growing in Southwest Baltimore where the Mounted Unit was slated to move into a new $3.5-million facility. The latest to voice its opposition is the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
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B&O Railroad Museum Reopens Today, Announces New Partnership with Northeast Maglev

B&O Railroad Museum Reopens Today, Announces New Partnership with Northeast Maglev

The B&O Railroad Museum reopened today with schedule of events and new safety procedures in place. The B&O also has a new educational partnership at Northeast Maglev.

| June 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Disappointment in Mount Clare as Baltimore’s City Council Strips Funding for Baltimore Police Department’s Mounted Unit

Disappointment in Mount Clare as Baltimore’s City Council Strips Funding for Baltimore Police Department’s Mounted Unit

“I do support shifting some [BPD] funds, but I’m am not in support of this,” Councilman Bullock told SouthBMore.com. “Hopefully we can get those funds restored.”

| June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Work Underway on Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building in Union Square

Work Underway on Ethiopian Restaurant and Apartment Building in Union Square

Work is underway to convert three buildings at 1515 to 1519 W. Baltimore St. into an apartment building with first-floor retail. The retail space will include an Ethiopian restaurant and one additional suite.

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A big new “Welcome to Baltimore” mural, a relocation in Federal Hill, a new car detailing shop in Pigtown, and a historic building lit blue.

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Plans Revealed for an Eight-Story Garage at the UM BioPark

Plans Revealed for an Eight-Story Garage at the UM BioPark

Wexford Science & Technology, a developer of The University of Maryland BioPark, revealed plans yesterday for a new eight-story garage to serve its two-phase project at the corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and W. Baltimore St

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

Ways to Help the Local Restaurant Industry While Dining Rooms are Closed

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, the restaurant industry is among one of the hardest hit as people social distance and quarantine. Here are some ways you can help the local restaurant industry during this challenging time.

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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