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Construction of New Apartment Building Begins on Light Street in Federal Hill

Construction of New Apartment Building Begins on Light Street in Federal Hill

The property, which also includes an adjacent parking lot, will become the home of a new four-story apartment building with a first-floor commercial space. The building will include 21 “efficiency” apartment units and 14 off-street parking spaces within the building.

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Locke Insulators to Close Its 24-Acre Manufacturing Facility in Port Covington

Locke Insulators to Close Its 24-Acre Manufacturing Facility in Port Covington

Locke Insulators announced it will close its 24-acre waterfront manufacturing facility at 2525 Insulator Dr. in Port Covington. The facility is located between Nick’s Fish House and the site of Under Armour’s future world headquarters.

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Neighborhoods Selected for 2018 Light City Art Projects

South Baltimore Neighborhoods Selected for 2018 Light City Art Projects

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts seeks qualified artists, artist teams, and/or arts organizations to submit qualifications for the public artist-in-residency program, Neighborhood Lights. Neighborhood Lights is an immersive community arts program that spreads the magic of Light City to neighborhoods throughout Baltimore City.

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Gordon Ramsay Steak to Open At Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Gordon Ramsay Steak to Open At Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and television personality Gordon Ramsay today announced they will join forces for the first Gordon Ramsay Steak on the East Coast.

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A shopping center is for sale, big moves at Under Armour, a new 8,000 sq. ft. tech facility in Port Covington, a mural is completed, and a South Baltimore Company to build the Guinness brewery. Stay in the know!

| July 10, 2017 | 1 Comments
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Lineup Announced for the Baltimore Book Festival at the Inner Harbor in September

Lineup Announced for the Baltimore Book Festival at the Inner Harbor in September

In addition to the hundreds of author appearances and book signings, the Baltimore Book festival features more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, a full schedule of readings on multiple stages, cooking demonstrations and samplings by renowned chefs, poetry readings, workshops, panel discussions, storytellers, children’s activities, live music and a one hundred percent local food and craft beverage program.

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Work Begins on Victory House Redevelopment in South Baltimore

Work Begins on Victory House Redevelopment in South Baltimore

Interior demolition has started on the redevelopment of the Victory House at 1702-1708 Light St. in South Baltimore. The Victory House is a 7,074 sq. ft., 39-bedroom, two-bathroom residence that was condemned and shut down by Housing and Community Development (HCD) last year due to structural issues.

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
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New Hollins Market Mural Honors the Neighborhood’s Irish History

New Hollins Market Mural Honors the Neighborhood’s Irish History

A new mural commissioned by the Irish Railroad Workers Museum has been added to the 900 block of Lemmon St. in Hollins Market. The mural, which faces a playground and is on the same block as the museum, was completed by neighborhood artist Patrick Harnett, a native of Limerick, Ireland, who moved to Baltimore seven years ago.

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Medicinal Botanical Company Vitreon Relocates from Northern Virginia to Pigtown, Plans Rapid Growth in Baltimore

Medicinal Botanical Company Vitreon Relocates from Northern Virginia to Pigtown, Plans Rapid Growth in Baltimore

Vitreon America, Inc., a growing medicinal botanical company, has relocated from Northern Virginia to a 5,000 sq. ft. office space at 1100 Wicomico St. in Pigtown.

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Video: Kevin Plank Talks to NBC’s Sunday Today About the History of Under Armour and Baltimore

Video: Kevin Plank Talks to NBC’s Sunday Today About the History of Under Armour and Baltimore

Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank sat down with Willie Geist of NBC’s Sunday Today to talk about the history of Under Armour and his plans in Baltimore. In the segment, which aired yesterday, Plank gives Geist a tour of UA Lighthouse at City Garage in Port Covington.

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Trash Wheel Coming To Masonville Cove in South Baltimore’s Middle Branch

Trash Wheel Coming To Masonville Cove in South Baltimore’s Middle Branch

The new trash wheel will intercept trash that collects from storm drains in the Masonville Cove Tributary Watershed. The South Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay are included in this watershed, along with portions of Pasadena in Anne Arundel County.

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Photo Tour of the New McKeldin Square in Downtown Baltimore

Photo Tour of the New McKeldin Square in Downtown Baltimore

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has reopened McKeldin Square following a $4-million renovation. The triangular park sits between Light St. and Pratt St. adjacent to Downtown and the Inner Harbor. The park is named for Theodore McKeldin who served as Mayor of Baltimore from 1943-1947 and 1963-1967, and as Governor of Maryland from 1951-1959.

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Caves Valley Partners Plans a 5.2 Acre Redevelopment Project on Hanover St. Near Port Covington

Caves Valley Partners Plans a 5.2 Acre Redevelopment Project on Hanover St. Near Port Covington

Caves Valley Partners (CVP), a real estate firm with many projects in South Baltimore, announced that it recently completed the final acquisition of a 5.2-acre assemblage on the 1800 and 1900 blocks of S. Hanover St. in South Baltimore. The properties sit a block from Port Covington, which is undergoing a multi-billion redevelopment by Sagamore Development.

| June 21, 2017 | 2 Comments
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Caves Valley Partners Teaming Up with Sharp-Leadenhall on Solo Gibbs Park Redevelopment

Caves Valley Partners Teaming Up with Sharp-Leadenhall on Solo Gibbs Park Redevelopment

Caves Valley Partners (CVP) is teaming up with the Sharp-Leadenhall Improvement Association and the Leadenhall Baptist Church on a redevelopment of Solo Gibbs Park with concepts that include sports fields facilities and community gathering spaces.

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Sagamore Development Makes Open Space Improvements in Port Covington

Sagamore Development Makes Open Space Improvements in Port Covington

New improvements are underway in the West End district of Port Covington, which includes the properties west of S. Hanover St. Sagamore, which now owns West Covington Park, recently removed the fencing separating the park from the parking lot at City Garage.

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Topgolf Submits Proposal for BARCS Site Near M&T Bank Stadium and Horseshoe Casino

Topgolf Submits Proposal for BARCS Site Near M&T Bank Stadium and Horseshoe Casino

Topgolf facilities are a combination of a golf driving range and a sports bar and entertainment venue. Players on the 240-yard driving range can play 10 different games using golf balls with a microchip technology and a digital scoring system. Topgolf says its games are for all skill levels.

| June 19, 2017 | 2 Comments
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New Design, Budget, and Timeline Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

New Design, Budget, and Timeline Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

“The previous plan was accepted by the community, but it didn’t get the type of enthusiasm we aimed to achieve from others and within our own team,” Laurie Schwartz of Waterfront Partnership told SouthBMore.com. Richard Jones of Mahan Rykiel agreed, saying, “We can do better.”

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
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