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Orioles Announce Women of Country Music Concert Series Preceding its Friday Fireworks

Orioles Announce Women of Country Music Concert Series Preceding its Friday Fireworks

Beginning June 14 through August 23, Friday Fireworks & Music offers postgame, on-field performances by emerging female country music artists just following the final out of each of the seven Friday home games, preceding a spectacular fireworks display.

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Obituary: Kevin M Vaught, Sr. “ButterBean”

Kevin was a Police Cadet  from 1981- 1983 followed by his dedicated service to the people of Baltimore as a Police Officer.  He retired in 2015.  During his time as a Policeman, Kevin made a substantial impact on the community and all he came in contact with.  He is notably remembered for earning the Award for Heroism with a “V” for valor, when he selflessly entered a burning building and rescued the occupants.

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Former South Baltimore Community Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught Dies of Cancer at the Age of 57

Officer Kevin “ButterBean” Vaught was a popular fixture around South Baltimore during his 18 years working in the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Southern District. Officer ButterBean passed away on Thursday after a battle with stage four liver cancer at the age of 57. He was diagnosed with cancer in March 2018 and was undergoing treatments at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Census 2019: Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula

Following the popularity of SouthBMore.com’s ‘Places to Eat on the South Baltimore Peninsula’ census in 2018, SouthBMore.com has decided to make it a yearly study to provide a complete overview of the state of the dining scene on the South Baltimore Peninsula. SouthBMore.com takes a look at the total amount of places to eat, the occupancy rate, the amount of places that have pizza, alcoholic beverages, sushi, juice, Mexican, and more. Take a look!

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Three International Architecture Firms Reveal Concepts for Middle Branch Waterfront Design Competition

Last night, concepts were revealed for a competition that aims to turn the Middle Branch Waterfront into a more than 11-mile park system in South Baltimore along the shoreline of the Patapsco River.

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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10,500 Sq. Ft. Outdoor Gaming Terrace Under Construction at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

10,500 Sq. Ft. Outdoor Gaming Terrace Under Construction at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is constructing a $15-million, 10,500 sq. ft. outdoor outdoor gaming space called The Terrace. It will connect to the second floor of the casino and span over the porte cochere in between the parking garage and the casino building.

| May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Photos of Pizza Demonstration with Giada De Laurentiis and Baltimore City Students

Photos of Pizza Demonstration with Giada De Laurentiis and Baltimore City Students

Giada De Laurentiis hosted a pizza party and cooking demonstration today with students from Baltimore City’s Harford Heights Elementary School. The event was held to celebrate that patrons under 21 are now allowed at De Laurentiis’ restaurant GDL Italian by Giada at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.

| April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Touring Checkerspot Brewing Company’s New Two-Story Addition

Touring Checkerspot Brewing Company’s New Two-Story Addition

Checkerspot Brewing Company is a lot bigger now that the second phase of construction is now complete at the South Baltimore brewery. Checkerspot, located at 175 West Ostend St., will host the grand opening of its new two-story addition on May 4th.

| April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Entrances to Allow Kids to Dine at Giada De Laurentiis’ and Guy Fieri’s Restaurants at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

New Entrances to Allow Kids to Dine at Giada De Laurentiis’ and Guy Fieri’s Restaurants at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

When Giada De Laurentiis signed on with Caesars to open a restaurant at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, she was disappointed to learn children would not be able to dine with their parents at the restaurant because of Maryland casino laws that have an age restriction of 21

| April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Ravens Walk Undergoing a $5.1-Million Renovation at the Camden Yards Sports Complex

Ravens Walk Undergoing a $5.1-Million Renovation at the Camden Yards Sports Complex

Ravens Walk is being renovated to include enhanced security features, new hardscaping, a new impervious surface, new landscaping, and storm water improvements. The Gilbane Building Company was awarded the contract, and renovations are expected to be completed by August of this year.

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Man Dies Near M&T Bank Stadium After Porta Potty Fire

Man Dies Near M&T Bank Stadium After Porta Potty Fire

A man died yesterday around 3pm after three porta potties were on fire. The fire occurred at 1100 Russell St. in the parking lot just east of M&T Bank Stadium.

| February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Stadium Crossing Development to Bring New Office and Retail Spaces to Ostend Street

Stadium Crossing Development to Bring New Office and Retail Spaces to Ostend Street

Himmelrich Associates manages four large buildings near the intersection of Ostend St. and Sharp St. which have recently been rebranded as Stadium Crossing. Stadium Crossing includes a renovated former industrial building, a flex building which will be expanded and reimagined, an office building undergoing renovations, and a 1.3-acre waterfront property.

| February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

Video: Acting Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Michael S. Harrison Meets with Southern District

New Acting Baltimore Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Michael S. Harrison held a meet-and-greet with the Southern District last night at Cherry Hill Elementary/Middle School. He introduced himself, listened to comments from community members, and took questions. 

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Ravens Wrapping Up $120-Million Renovation of M&T Bank Stadium

Ravens Wrapping Up $120-Million Renovation of M&T Bank Stadium

With the 2018 Ravens season ending in January after an extra home playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium, the team will be completing its $120-million renovation of the stadium this offseason. The focus will be on completing two new escalators and elevators on the northwest corner of the stadium, completing two new luxury suites, expanding the kitchen facilities, and finishing enhancements to the club level.

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

USPS Package Pickups Moved from South Baltimore to Brooklyn Curtis Bay

South Baltimore may have a new post office, but area residents will no longer be able to pickup certified/registered mail, hold mail, and packages in the neighborhood. The pickups will now take place at the Brooklyn Curtis Bay Post Office at 10 16th Ave. in Anne Arundel County.

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Billy Joel to Perform Oriole Park at Camden Yards’ First-Ever Concert on July 26th

Billy Joel to Perform Oriole Park at Camden Yards’ First-Ever Concert on July 26th

The Orioles Charitable Foundation will donate a portion of the proceeds from the concert to support music and arts education programs for kids in Maryland and across the Orioles’ regional territory.

| January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Solo Gibbs Master Plan Proposes Large Athletic Field, Demolished School, and a Development Site

Solo Gibbs Master Plan Proposes Large Athletic Field, Demolished School, and a Development Site

The two biggest obstacles to executing this plan are the demolition of the existing Sharp-Leadenhall Elementary School in order to incorporate that land into the park, and finding funding to construct a new recreation center which could total more than $2 million. Sharp-Leadenhall Elementary School is scheduled to close in 2020.

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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