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.
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 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.
SouthBMore.com has calculated that since 2015 2,066 housing units have been added or are currently under construction. More than 800 housing units have been proposed, not counting up to 14,000 future units at Port Covington.
The Saturday morning tradition of ESPN’s College Gameday, which travels to the cities and towns of the most anticipated college football games, will be at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor this week for the Army/Navy game.
There will be 50 stations throughout South Baltimore, Southeast Baltimore, Southwest Baltimore, Downtown, Mount Vernon, and Station North, as well as stations at Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Druid Hill Park.
“The holiday season is one of our favorite times to get everyone out and about and enjoying the Waterfront,” said Laurie Schwartz, president of the Waterfront Partnership. “The return of the PANDORA Ice Rink is just one of the many opportunities to celebrate with friends and loved ones.”
Information about Maryland Fleet Week is from VisitMaryland.org. Visit the site for complete details.
A redevelopment of Rash Field is scheduled to begin in Fall of 2017. It will include volleyball courts, a skatepark, a sports field, game and reading areas, and a climbing wall. Looking to add public art to the project, The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has put out a call for artists to participate.
On Wednesday, Federal Hill restaurant The Local Fry had a fun day as it went head-to-head against Orioles Center Fielder Adam Jones in the CareFirst Fan Challenge cooking competition. Highlights of the cook-off appeared on Mid-Atlantic Sports Network’s O’s Xtra, as well as other media outlets in the area.