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M&T Bank Stadium Opens Today as a COVID-19 Vaccination Site

M&T Bank Stadium Opens Today as a COVID-19 Vaccination Site

In a span of just 18 days, the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), working in close collaboration with state and private partners, transformed the Club Level of M&T Bank Stadium into a 55,000 square-foot COVID-19 vaccination site that will begin providing vaccinations on Thursday.

| February 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Orioles and Maryland Stadium Authority Agree to Two-Year Lease Extension at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles and Maryland Stadium Authority Agree to Two-Year Lease Extension at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Through this Amendment, the MSA and the Baltimore Orioles (Orioles) established that the Term of Lease now extends through December 31, 2023, with the Orioles right to exercise a one-time, five-year extension by February 1, 2023.

| February 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
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COVID-19 ‘Mass Vaccination Sites’ To Open Next Week at M&T Bank Stadium and the Baltimore Convention Center

COVID-19 ‘Mass Vaccination Sites’ To Open Next Week at M&T Bank Stadium and the Baltimore Convention Center

Governor Larry Hogan today announced new actions to expand the state’s COVID-19 vaccination network, including the opening of at least six mass vaccination sites at central locations, and new pharmacy partners in targeted areas.

| January 27, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Work Begins on Phase One of Hammerjacks Project

Work Begins on Phase One of Hammerjacks Project

Demolition began last week to prepare for phase one of the Hammerjacks project at 1300 Russell St. in Stadium Area. The properties are comprised of the former Paradox music club; a currently-vacant warehouse facing Ostend St., which was most recently the home to a ceramic tile company; and a smaller building connecting Paradox to the warehouse.

| January 25, 2021 | 0 Comments
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Preliminary Work Begins on Topgolf and Gwynns Falls Trail Park Renovation

Preliminary Work Begins on Topgolf and Gwynns Falls Trail Park Renovation

Preliminary soil work began this week on a project that will bring a Topgolf and a renovated waterfront park to the “Warner Street District” between Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and M&T Bank Stadium. The master developer for this new entertainment district is Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s owner CBAC Gaming, which is a partnership of Caesars, Rock Gaming, and Caves Valley Partners (CVP).

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
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West Street Near M&T Bank Stadium Renamed ‘Mo Gaba Way’

West Street Near M&T Bank Stadium Renamed ‘Mo Gaba Way’

Today, the 600 to 800 blocks of W. West St. in Stadium Area near M&T Bank Stadium were renamed Mo Gaba Way. The street is named for Baltimore Orioles and Ravens super fan and Orioles Hall of Famer Mossila “Mo” Gaba who died in July at the age of 14 after a life-long battle with cancer.

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore’s World Cup Bid Launches Promo Video Narrated by Mike Rowe

Baltimore’s World Cup Bid Launches Promo Video Narrated by Mike Rowe

The video has shots of M&T Bank Stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Russell St., Fort McHenry, the M&T Bank Stadium Light Rail Station, the Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium, Domino Sugar, the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, the Edgar Allen Poe Grave, AVAM’s Kinetic Sculpture Race, Pier Six Pavilion, the Gwynns Falls Trail, Baltimore Water Taxi, and Sagamore Spirit, as well as different shots around the city. It focuses on the resilient spirit of Baltimore, portraying Baltimore as an underdog versus more glamorous cities looking to host the event.

| November 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ravens Allowed to Have 4,300 Fans at Sunday’s Game Against the Steelers

Ravens Allowed to Have 4,300 Fans at Sunday’s Game Against the Steelers

The Baltimore Ravens will have a home field advantage this Sunday against AFC North rival the Pittsburgh Steelers, albeit a smaller one than they initially anticipated. The Ravens have come to an agreement with the State of Maryland and the City of Baltimore to allow up to 4,300 fans in the stands, which is 10 percent of the capacity of the lower bowl, club level, and suite level. The Ravens will not open the upper level

| October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ravens Hope to Have Fans in the Stands for the Next Home Game Against the Steelers

Ravens Hope to Have Fans in the Stands for the Next Home Game Against the Steelers

Like many football teams in the NFL and NCAA, the Ravens are hoping to start allowing fans back into the stadium. The Ravens have received approval from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to limit the in-person stadium capacity to 10 percent or about 7,100 fans, however the organization is waiting on a decision by Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young.

| October 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Ravens to Start 2020 Season Without Fans in the Stands

Ravens to Start 2020 Season Without Fans in the Stands

“After consulting with government officials and public health experts, we will not host fans at M&T Bank Stadium for at least the initial part of the 2020 season.”

| August 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Makes Its Pitch to FIFA to Host 2026 World Cup

Baltimore Makes Its Pitch to FIFA to Host 2026 World Cup

Led by Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford and Maryland Sports Executive Director Terry Hasseltine, the Baltimore-Maryland 2026 World Cup Host Destination Delegation met virtually with representatives from FIFA and the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Monday, July 20, to present their plans to secure and execute the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Release 60-Game Schedule, No Fans at Home Games for Now

Orioles Release 60-Game Schedule, No Fans at Home Games for Now

The Orioles today announced that their updated 2020 season will open on Friday, July 24, at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox, as part of a season-opening, five-game road trip against the Red Sox (three games) and Miami Marlins (two games).

| July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Demolition Begins at Future Site of ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Across from M&T Bank Stadium

Demolition Begins at Future Site of ‘The Paramount Baltimore’ Across from M&T Bank Stadium

Demolition is underway at 1300 Warner St. in Stadium Area, which is the future site of music venue The Paramount Baltimore. The proposed $50-million, 92,975 sq. ft., 4,000-seat facility will take the place of an existing 91,744 sq. ft. brick building and warehouse on a two-acre lot.

| July 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Horseshoe Casino to Reopen on Sunday

Horseshoe Casino to Reopen on Sunday

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced today that it will reopen to the general public at 8am on Sunday. However, Caesars Rewards Seven Stars and Diamond card holders will be able to start gaming at the casino starting this Friday at 8am.

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Renderings Revealed for Horseshoe Casino’s ‘Warner Street District’

Renderings Revealed for Horseshoe Casino’s ‘Warner Street District’

The master plan also shows a 320-room hotel built at the site of bar Game; a 30,000 sq. ft. bar called Yards Social Bar which will replace an industrial building at 1301 Warner St.; and 34,620 sq. ft. of additional retail. The plan also includes a plaza with a waterfront feature adjacent to Topgolf and streetscape improvements to the Gwynns Falls Waterfront which leads out to Ridgely’s Cove.

| June 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Orioles Hosting Blood Drive This Saturday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Hosting Blood Drive This Saturday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

All fans who donate blood will receive two free ticket vouchers redeemable for a future Orioles home game in 2020 or 2021.

| May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Construction Completed on New BARCS and Animal Services Facility in Cherry Hill

Construction Completed on New BARCS and Animal Services Facility in Cherry Hill

Today, the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) announced the completion of the new $12-million, 37,000 sq. ft. Baltimore City Animal Services and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) facility located at 2490 Giles Rd. in Cherry Hill. Animal Services and BARCS will begin relocating from 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area today.

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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