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The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill Opens in Federal Hill

The Latin Spot Grill has opened at the former home at Zuzu’s at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. The restaurant is a concept from Arnoldo Ulloa who has owned a catering business called Don Julio’s Kitchen for 12 years. He also owns food trucks and has a restaurant construction company called CA Restaurant Services.

| September 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza di Joey Named One of the Top 101 Best Pizzas in America

Last week, The Daily Meal published an article titled “The 101 Best Pizzas in America” and Federal Hill’s Pizza di Joey came in at #80. This is the second honor for the Cross Street Market pizza shop this year as it also won best pizza in The Baltimore Sun’s Readers’ Choice poll.

| September 18, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore

Looking for some great dishes to get around South Baltimore? Here are a few recent favorites which include two pizzas in Riverside, Pit Beef in Federal Hill, fried chicken in Federal Hill, and snowballs in Locust Point.

| September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Update on a man prohibited from Riverside Park due to lewd behavior, an aggravated assault in Federal Hill, three robberies and two burglaries in Pigtown, and larcenies around the area.

| September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

SoBo Café Launches ‘Fowl Play Wraps’ Concept 

SoBo Café has launched a chicken wrap concept called Fowl Play Wraps. The wraps are available for carryout from SoBo Café or for delivery through GrubHub.

| September 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Waterfront Partnership Relaunches its Inner Harbor Kayak Tours

Waterfront Partnership Relaunches its Inner Harbor Kayak Tours

Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks and the Waterfront Partnership are bringing back the Inner Harbor Kayak Tours.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Pay-It-Forward Program at Tinybrickoven Leads to Upcoming Pizza Event for the Homeless

Like many businesses, Federal Hill pizza shop TinyBrickOven’s sales were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic which made paying some bills difficult for owner Will Fagg. This led to him reaching out to his email and social media subscribers last month letting them know about a $2,000-plus electric bill that he was struggling to pay. He wanted to see if they could come in to support him by buying some pizza.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

Baltimore City Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments

The State of Maryland entered the first phase of Stage Three of ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’ from COVID-19 last week, but the City of Baltimore did not loosen any restrictions at the time. Today, however, Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced he is moving the City into Stage Two which will increase the capacity at retail, restaurant, entertainment, recreation, and religious facilities.

| September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

California Developer Plans 169,812 Sq. Ft. Lab and Office Building in Port Covington

Pasadena, California-based Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is planning a six-story, 169,812 sq. ft. lab and office building in Port Covington. The project is a collaboration between Alexandria and The Port Covington Development Team.

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

Two burglaries and a robbery in Federal Hill; a robbery on Light St.; a robbery and aggravated assault at Inner Harbor; a robbery in Pigtown; a robbery in Carroll-Camden; and an aggravated assault in Hollins Market.

| September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

City Offers Pigtown Library Site for a Mixed-Use Development

The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of the Pigtown Library at 856 Washington Blvd. in Pigtown. The City’s objectives for the project include a mixed-use building which includes a new library; job creation; tax generation; and a redevelopment that fits within the context of the Washington Village/Pigtown Urban Renewal Area.

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Updates

South Baltimore Crime Updates

An armed robbery in Federal Hill; a burglary in Riverside; an aggravated assault in SBNA; two aggravated assaults and two stolen cars in Pigtown; an aggravated assault in Carroll-Camden; and an aggravated assault in Hollins Market.

| August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Baltimore’s Bid to Host the 2026 World Cup

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Baltimore’s Bid to Host the 2026 World Cup

In this Episode of SoBo Spotlight Nathan and Kevin are joined by Terry Hasseltine, the Executive Director of Maryland’s Sports Commission. He is leading Baltimore’s efforts to be a host city in the 2026 FIFA World Cup which is taking place in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. We discuss Baltimore’s chances to be one of the 10 American hosts cities, why M&T Bank Stadium and the surrounding area are such an asset to the bid, what the festivities would be like if the World Cup came to Baltimore, and additional sporting events eyed for the City.

| August 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Vice President Mike Pence to Give RNC Speech Today at Fort McHenry

Vice President Mike Pence to Give RNC Speech Today at Fort McHenry

Vice President Mike Pence will be giving his Republican National Convention (RNC) speech today from Fort McHenry in Locust Point. The national park will be closed today in preparation for the event and for security reasons.

| August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Mid-Week Listing: Well-Maintained Four-Bedroom Locust Point Townhome with a Garage and Rooftop Deck

Mid-Week Listing: Well-Maintained Four-Bedroom Locust Point Townhome with a Garage and Rooftop Deck

Fantastic townhouse in McHenry Pointe! Well maintained 3-4 bedroom 2 full and 2 half baths in a premier Locust Point location. Main level with 9′ ceilings, hardwood floors, large living room with gas burning fireplace, separate dining room and large kitchen with breakfast room or seating area. Upper level features master bedroom with tray ceiling, walk-in closet and double doors to large bath with separate tub, shower and water closet.

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
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World of Beer Closes at McHenry Row in Locust Point

World of Beer Closes at McHenry Row in Locust Point

After six years of business at McHenry Row in Locust Point, World of Beer is closing. World of Beer vacates a large corner suite with an outdoor patio on the southern end of the mixed-use development.

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Expanded Outdoor Seating and Street Closures with Federal Hill Main Street

SoBo Spotlight Podcast: Discussing Expanded Outdoor Seating and Street Closures with Federal Hill Main Street

In the first episode of SoBo Spotlight, a podcast featuring interviews with people in South Baltimore, Nate and Kevin talk with Federal Hill Main Street Executive Director Cathy Rosenbaum (taped last Friday). She discusses Federal Hill’s large expansion of outdoor seating that includes the closure of the north side of the unit block of E. Cross St. and parklet outdoor dining areas in place of street parking. She also talks about the work of the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
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