Come on out this year on March 29th at Delia Foley’s and help us reach our 2014 fundraising goal of $5,000. Local bands, Hunger Strike and Amateur Hour, will be kicking it off starting at 8:00 pm. T-shirts made by Bmore Threads will also be available for purchase. A prize will be awarded to the person voted to have the best stache, so come show us what you can grow.
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Creator of SouthBmore.com and resident of SoBo. Graduate of Towson University and owner of Incept Multimedia, a full service video production company. Diehard Ravens and O's fan, beach volleyball enthusiast, dog lover and "bar food" foodie. Email me at Kevin@InceptMM.com and follow me on Twitter at @SoBoKevin.
This weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Baltimore Arena will be a homecoming for University of Delaware Senior Davon Usher, who has been on a long journey since graduating from Digital Harbor High School in 2010.
Here’s a round-up of the most-read SouthBMore.com articles from February including Crossbar news, business updates, a snowboarding session, and Port Covington news.
For those looking to eat meat-free for religious purposes this time of year, or for those who practice a vegetarian lifestyle year-round, here is a compilation of meat-free recommendations from SouthBMore.com’s ‘Great Plates of Late Around South Baltimore’ feature.
JR’s Bar & Grill at 1229 Hull St. in Locust Point has recently undergone some fairly extensive changes. Interior renovations include a new downstairs dining room, an updated kitchen, and a soon-to-open upstairs game room with a pool table and other games.
The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Championship is making its Baltimore debut this weekend, featuring local teams such as top-seeded Delaware and second-seeded Towson. The tournament gets started on Friday at the Baltimore Arena with the championship game on Monday.
Charm City Yoga will be moving their Federal Hill studio at 37 E. Cross St. to a new 4,000 square foot space on the second floor of 1024 Light St. in early March. The new center will feature two large yoga studios, one of which will be equipped for heated yoga, as well as changing rooms and a curated boutique.
The deadline passed on Tuesday night to file candidacy for the 2014 Maryland state elections. Key elections that will impact this area are District 46 (map here) State Senator, District 46 State Delegates, and Baltimore State’s Attorney. The primary election will be held on June 24th and the general election will be held on November 4th.
The Ryleigh’s restaurant group’s plans for Crossbar were approved on Thursday, February 20th by the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) thus expanding the liquor license from 12-14 E. Cross St. to 12-18 E. Cross St. However, the drawings for the plan, which included several zoning variances, were denied at the Baltimore City Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board (BMZA) yesterday, February 25th. The plan was approved by a 3-2 vote, but a 4-1 decision of approval is needed for projects to move forward.
After ten months of discussions, two proposals, hundreds of hours of negotiations, two liquor board hearings totaling more than eight hours, and three attempts to challenge the validity of the liquor license, the plan for Crossbar der Biergarten has been approved by the BLLC.
Let’s take a look at some of the dishes I’ve had recently in South Baltimore that really stood out from Thai Yum, Barracudas, Shoyou Sushi, Blue Agave, and Primo Chicken. And, please don’t hesitate to share some of your favorites in the comments section!
Population growth is seen as a key to improving Baltimore, lowering property taxes, and improving city services. However, in an area like the South Peninsula, where occupancy rates are near 100%, new construction is needed for significant population growth. From 2000 to 2010, the area saw a population growth of 1,116 residents going from 18,145 to 19,261.
Ropewalk Tavern, which has been a part of the Federal Hill bar and restaurant scene for eighteen and a half years, is excited about some upcoming changes. Riding the success of Ropewalk Fenwick at the Delaware shore, owner Marc McFaul is looking to bring some of the concepts that made the Fenwick restaurant so popular.