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Mother Mary Lange Catholic School Opens in Poppleton

Mother Mary Lange Catholic School Opens in Poppleton

Today, The Archdiocese of Baltimore welcomed its first students at Mother Mary Lange Catholic School at 200 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. in Poppleton. This $24-million, 65,000 sq. ft. Pre-K-8 school broke ground in 2019 and replaced two vacant lots that were once a public school and part of the Lexington Terrace public housing complex.

| August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Before and After Photos of Retail Facade Improvements in SoWeBo

Before and After Photos of Retail Facade Improvements in SoWeBo

Southwest Partnership has helped business owners and commercial properties owners improve facades around Southwest Baltimore since 2019. Southwest Partnership works alongside Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) on this effort and has received funding from the State of Maryland.

| August 17, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Dance Studio and Theatre Planned for Former Lord Baltimore Theatre

Dance Studio and Theatre Planned for Former Lord Baltimore Theatre

Southwest Partnership, the owner of the former Lord Baltimore Theater at 1110 W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton, is planning to convert the 14,000 sq. ft. building into a dance studio and theatre.

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Southwest Partnership Opens Office at Former Littlepage’s Furniture

Southwest Partnership Opens Office at Former Littlepage’s Furniture

Southwest Partnership moved into its new office building at 1317 W. Baltimore St. in Union Square/Franklin Square in July. The nonprofit organization is a coalition of seven neighborhood associations and six anchor institutions in Southwest Baltimore.

| August 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Culinary Incubator and Event Space Planned for West Baltimore Street in Union Square

Culinary Incubator and Event Space Planned for West Baltimore Street in Union Square

Siblings Ashley and Kenneth Watson are planning a culinary incubator and event space at 1411 W. Baltimore St. in Union Square/Franklin Square. The Watsons have acquired the vacant three-story, 4,500 sq. ft. building and will be completing a $350,000-renovation. The building will be called Project 1411.

| July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

South Baltimore Development Photo Tour

There is a lot of construction taking place in South Baltimore, so here is a photo tour of all the real estate developments in the area.

| June 17, 2021 | 0 Comments
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The B&O Railroad Museum Farmers Market Starts This Thursday

The B&O Railroad Museum Farmers Market Starts This Thursday

The B&O Railroad Museum is thrilled to announce that the B&O Farmers Market, in partnership with the Fell’s Point Farmers Market, is back by popular demand!  

| May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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‘Market Fresh Gourmet’ Grocery Store Coming to Center/West Development

‘Market Fresh Gourmet’ Grocery Store Coming to Center/West Development

Market Fresh Gourmet will be opening an 8,000 sq. ft. grocery store at the Avra apartment building located in the Center/West development in Poppleton. Construction is expected to begin in spring at a retail site on northwest corner of the development at Fayette and Schroder St.

| April 19, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Orioles to Open Oriole Park at Camden Yards at 25% Capacity This Season

Orioles to Open Oriole Park at Camden Yards at 25% Capacity This Season

“We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming fans back to Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the 2021 season at 25 percent capacity with updated gameday policies and procedures. In partnership with Major League Baseball, the Baltimore City government, and Maryland state officials, the Orioles will also implement extensive gameday health and safety protocols, including social distancing, pod seating, a mask requirement, contactless digital ticketing and more.”

| March 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Large ‘Hole-in-the-Ground’ Construction Site at the UM BioPark Converted into a Parking Lot

Large ‘Hole-in-the-Ground’ Construction Site at the UM BioPark Converted into a Parking Lot

An office and lab building was planned for 873 W. Baltimore. St. at the University of Maryland BioPark in Hollins Market, but it has not yet moved forward after pre-development work left it as a large hole in the ground. In recent weeks, the large hole has been filled in with dirt and an 80-space parking lot is now being completed.

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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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