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Traffic Modifications for This Saturday’s Baltimore Running Festival

Traffic Modifications for This Saturday’s Baltimore Running Festival

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 17th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Rash Field Skatepark to Honor Memory of South Baltimore Resident Jake Owen

Rash Field Skatepark to Honor Memory of South Baltimore Resident Jake Owen

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore will begin work on the redevelopment of Rash Field next summer. Last week, Waterfront Partnership announced the skatepark at Rash Field will be named “Jake’s Skatepark” in memory of Jake Owen, a South Baltimore resident, avid skater, and sports lover, who was killed in 2011 when he was five years old by a cell phone-distracted driver.

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Construction to Begin on the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection in November

Construction to Begin on the Key Hwy. and Light St. Intersection in November

After seven years of planning and community meetings, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin the reconstruction of the Key Hwy. and Light St. intersection in November.

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

South Baltimore Business Roundup

I Heart the 90’s Party is back from Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, highly-anticipated restaurants open in Locust Point and Port Covington, a new sports bar coming to the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Bike Share suspended, and two Pigtown businesses close.

| September 20, 2017 | 1 Comments
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M&T Bank Moving to 155,000 sq. ft. Office at New 28-Story Building on Light Street

M&T Bank Moving to 155,000 sq. ft. Office at New 28-Story Building on Light Street

M&T Bank announced last week that its Mid-Atlantic headquarters will move to a new 28-story building being constructed at 1 Light St. in Downtown. M&T Bank will occupy 155,000 sq. ft. on six floors of the building – called One Light Street – and will open a full-service branch on the building’s ground floor at the corner of Light and Redwood St.

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Hosts ‘I Heart the 90’s Dance Party’ on September 22nd

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Hosts ‘I Heart the 90’s Dance Party’ on September 22nd

Get jiggy with us on September 22, 2017 at Power Plant LIVE! We’ll be kicking it old school with live music from 90’s cover band, the Bayside Tigers! Costume contests, dance contests, food and drink, a VIP lounge, and 90’s memories galore, the event will bring together supporters far and wide to celebrate UCF’s founding in 1997 and raise awareness for the young adult cancer fight.

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
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New Pavilion and Café Designs Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

New Pavilion and Café Designs Revealed for Rash Field Redevelopment

Richard Burns of UDARP said “development of this project has been really terrific and this could be one of the biggest attractions in the City.” He also compared its potential to that of Millennium Park in Chicago and The High Line in New York City.

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A new restaurant Downtown, a fundraiser for Texas, construction begins on the new post office, a long-vacant Downtown building get new life, award-winning South Baltimore businesses, a pizza place is expanding, and a Federal Hill business is acquired.

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Blast Moving Its Home Games to Towson University

Baltimore Blast Moving Its Home Games to Towson University

The Baltimore Blast announced that it is relocating its home games next season from the Royal Farms Arena in Downtown to SECU Arena at Towson University. Royal Farms Arena holds 11,286 fans for indoor soccer and SECU Arena will hold 4,000.

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

Vote for the Finals of SouthBMore’s Best!

The selections receiving the most votes during the multiple choice round will be crowned SouthBMore’s Best. All winners will be announced at SouthBMore’s Best Bash on Thursday, September 14th from 7pm to 10pm at Little Havana.

| August 29, 2017 | 0 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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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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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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Come Celebrate SouthBMore’s Best 2017

Come Celebrate SouthBMore’s Best 2017

Come celebrate all that South Baltimore has to offer at our annual Best Bash on Thursday, September 14th from 7pm to 10pm at Little Havana! The planning has begun for this year’s bash and we are excited to introduce some *NEW* highlights to this year’s event, including special ticket prices throughout the summer.

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration Lineup Announced

Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration Lineup Announced

Beach volleyball, live music, navy ships, fireworks, and more events celebrating the Fourth of July.

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Development Rundown

South Baltimore Development Rundown

Check out our new page where SouthBMore.com will keep track of all of the development projects in South Baltimore. There are 1,614 apartment units, 81 townhomes, 152,000 sq. ft. of office space, 97,600 sq. ft. of retail space, and a bike path currently under construction.

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
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44-Story Tower at 414 Light Street Announces Opening Date, Begins Leasing

44-Story Tower at 414 Light Street Announces Opening Date, Begins Leasing

The site was formerly a McCormick & Company spice factory, and each of the building’s 41 floor plans will be named after a spice.

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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