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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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Rally Held to Save Baltimore City Fire Department Engine 55 in Pigtown

Rally Held to Save Baltimore City Fire Department Engine 55 in Pigtown

A large crowd gathered on Wednesday afternoon in an effort to save Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) Engine 55 which is housed at 1229 Bush St. in Pigtown/Carroll-Camden Industrial Area. Engine 55 has been cut from Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s budget in 2021.

| June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

An aggravated assault on Russell St.; a burglary in Federal Hill; a bank robbery and aggravated assault at the Inner Harbor; a stolen vehicle in Locust Point; and larcenies around the area.

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

Port Covington Updates for Chapter 1B: Affordable Housing Totals, Hotel Added

Last week, the Port Covington Development Team announced its plans for affordable housing in Chapter 1B of the development along with plans to replace an apartment building with a hotel. The Port Covington Development is a 235-acre, $5.5-billion, multi-decade development in South Baltimore.

| June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Allows Gyms, Restaurant Dining Rooms, Places of Worship, Casinos, Museums, and Malls to Reopen

Baltimore City Allows Gyms, Restaurant Dining Rooms, Places of Worship, Casinos, Museums, and Malls to Reopen

Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today that the City is following Maryland’s Stage Two ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ from the COVID-19 pandemic as of 5pm toady. This allows businesses, attractions, and places of worship to reopen at 50 percent.

| June 19, 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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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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Reedbird Park Redevelopment and Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center to Break Ground This Summer

Reedbird Park Redevelopment and Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center to Break Ground This Summer

A $23,134,000 Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) project to redevelop Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill is set to break ground this summer. The park, which was once a trash incinerator and landfill, will be the site of a 40,000 sq. ft. Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center and four new multi-purpose fields.

| June 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Carroll-Camden Historic Building and Industrial Property Sells for $1.75 Million

Carroll-Camden Historic Building and Industrial Property Sells for $1.75 Million

“The new owners are looking to help revitalize Pigtown and Carroll-Camden,” said Jim Chivers of Gold and Company.

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

Planning Underway to Convert a Train Bridge Connecting Port Covington and Westport into a Pedestrian Bridge

A key aspect of the Port Covington Master Plan and the soon-to-be-created Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan is the idea of turning the Spring Gardens Swing Bridge, which once connected Port Covington and Westport by train, into a pedestrian bridge.

| June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Primary Update: Nick Mosby Wins Council President Race, Bill Henry Wins Comptroller, Brandon Scott Widens Mayoral Lead

Primary Update: Nick Mosby Wins Council President Race, Bill Henry Wins Comptroller, Brandon Scott Widens Mayoral Lead

As the Baltimore City Board of Elections is getting close to completing its count of all the mail-in and provisional ballots from the primary elections a week ago, the new leadership of the city is starting to become more clear.

| June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan Aims to Turn Hanover Street Bridge into a Park

“With a bold future for the Middle Branch in mind, it’s worth pondering whether paying lots of public money to keep vehicles moving on the bridge for only a couple years is really the best option,” SBGP Executive Director Brad Rogers told SouthBMore.com.

| June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Charmery to Open this Friday in Federal Hill

The Charmery to Open this Friday in Federal Hill

Popular Baltimore ice cream shop The Charmery is opening its new location at 46 E. Cross St. in Federal Hill this Friday. The Charmery has been renovating the small first-floor retail space, which was formerly a salon, in recent years.

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Eases COVID-19 Restrictions to Allow for Worship, Hair Cuts, and Childcare

Baltimore City Eases COVID-19 Restrictions to Allow for Worship, Hair Cuts, and Childcare

Baltimore City is now almost fully in Maryland’s Stage One recovery phase for COVID-19. Starting today, the City will allow non-essential employees to visit barbershops and salons, childcare can return for non-essential employees, and places of worship can resume services.

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sheila Dixon Leads Democratic Primary Mayor Race for Baltimore City

Sheila Dixon Leads Democratic Primary Mayor Race for Baltimore City

With 79,656 votes counted so far in the Democratic primary for Mayor of Baltimore, Sheila Dixon currently has a 5.8% lead over City Council President Brandon Scott. The Baltimore City Board of Elections is reporting 122,610 Democratic primary ballots have been received, so there are still 42,954 votes to be counted, which equates to 35% of the total ballots.

| June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Tinybrickoven Owner Will Fagg Invents Portable Hand Washing Sinks for the Public

Tinybrickoven Owner Will Fagg Invents Portable Hand Washing Sinks for the Public

When COVID-19 hit the United States, Tinybrickoven owner Will Fagg immediately began to think of ways he could use his skill set to help out. In addition to being a pizza maker and business owner, Fagg has worked in infection control as a petty officer with the United States Navy at the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station hospital in Puerto Rico and was an operating room nurse at Johns Hopkins.

| June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
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The Urban Oyster Owner Jasmine Norton Competes on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games

The Urban Oyster Owner Jasmine Norton Competes on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games

The Urban Oyster owner and chef Jasmine Norton competed on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games (GGG) on May 27th. The Urban Oyster opened at McHenry Row in Locust Point in April 2019. The business has also been appearing at farmers’ markets for the past three years.

| June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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