1111 Light Street, which first opened in 2012, offers a vibrant luxury apartment community in the heart of Federal Hill. Located across the street from the Cross Street Market and the Federal Hill Business District, its 96 apartments are steps away from dining, shopping, fitness, offices, and entertainment options.
Sagamore Spirit announced it will open its new Port Covington distillery at 301 E. Cromwell St. to the public on Friday, April 21st. It will offer tours on the opening weekend from 10am to 6pm. The tours will be 45 minutes in length and will include tastings of three different expressions of Sagamore Rye.
The owners of La Cuchara in Woodberry are taking over the 3,723 sq. ft. restaurant space at 2 East Wells in South Baltimore where At Light’s End was previously under construction.
Federal Hill resident Hakim Zubar is opening ZuZu’s Gourmet Donuts, Coffee, and Juice Bar at 1136 S. Charles St. in Federal Hill. Zubar is currently completing a build-out of the storefront that was previously home to MetroPCS.
Crossbar Der Biergarten was first proposed at 12-18 E. Cross St. in Federal Hill at the former home of Turner’s/Billabong and Lanasa Produce in April 2013. Now, almost four years later, it is set to open next month. The Crossbar team of Josh Foti, Brian McComas, and Leho Poldmae are putting the finishing touches on a renovation that cost more than $1 million.
On Friday, SouthBMore.com spent much of the afternoon at Cross Street Market to get a pulse of the existing merchants after last week’s news that Caves Valley Partners (CVP) pulled out of an agreement to redevelop the 31,800 sq. ft. market.
No Idea Tavern is under new ownership as former General Manager Jonathan “Ferg” Ferguson and girlfriend Stacy Lynch have acquired the 1,600 sq. ft. South Baltimore bar that first opened in 2005. Ferguson has worked at bars in South Baltimore since 1999, starting at the former Crazy Lil’s, and Lynch has been a bartender at Ropewalk Tavern for the last 13 years.
Caves Valley Partners (CVP) has pulled out of an agreement with Baltimore Public Markets Corporation (BPMC) to redevelop the Cross Street Market in Federal Hill. BPMC began its effort to find a developer of the market in January 2015 when it issued a request for proposals.
Where does the time go? Today SouthBMore.com celebrates the five-year anniversary of its launch. It’s been an incredible five years covering all the news and events in South Baltimore and meeting so many incredible residents, business owners, and visitors.
A rally, called “Last Stand at the Cross Street Market,” was held yesterday evening at the Cross Street Market. An overflow crowd of neighbors, which SouthBMore.com estimates at more than 200, gathered to show support for the current vendors, and their uncertain future, as the city-owned market is scheduled to close this spring for 8 to 10 months to undergo a $6.5 million redevelopment by Caves Valley Partners (CVP).
The South Baltimore brewing and distilling industry has experienced a lot of growth in the last 12 months and now South Baltimore County is getting in on the act right across the city/county line.
A restaurant closes in Federal Hill, a new retail store in Ridgely’s Delight, an event for Cross Street Market vendors, Kevin Plank joins President Trump’s manufacturing initiative, a big signing for Under Armour, and Baltimore’s AFL team has a name. Stay in the know!
Philly Pretzel Factory, which got its start in 1998 in Northeast Philadelphia, specializes in Philadelphia-style soft pretzels. It began franchising in 2004 and now has locations in 12 states. This will be the first Baltimore location and the fifth Maryland location. Ward is also simultaneously opening a location in Bel Air.
Nick’s Inner Harbor Seafood, which was originally ordered by developer Caves Valley Partners (CVP) to close at the Cross Street Market by the end of January, will now remain open unless a decision is made by the District Court in favor of CVP’s termination of Nick’s lease.
Cheat Day Bar & Grill will open this Saturday at 737 Carroll St. in Pigtown at the former home of Pigtown Tavern, which recently closed, as well as SHAKERS and Jigg’s Tavern. The husband and wife duo of Stacy and Sharina Baker of Masako Group LLC, along with partner Edward Hill and chef Jamal Wilton, are teaming up on the new 2,400 sq. ft. restaurant.
Two-year old company Hungry Harvest has opened its new 1,200 sq. ft. headquarters at City Garage in Port Covington. CEO and Co-Founder Evan Lutz is a Baltimore native and started the business his senior year at the University of Maryland (UM).