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.
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 new Under Armour Performance Center features the largest and most advanced strength and conditioning space in the Cactus League. Players have year-round access to a two-story weight and cardiovascular facility with elite training equipment, a hydrotherapy room, 120-seat theater, video room and cafeteria.
Under Armour and US Speedskating today announced an eight-year extension of their initial partnership, which had been set to expire this year.
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.
Baltimore Sun’s Justin Fenton tweeted a buzz-worthy photo yesterday of signs welcoming former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel to their campus. Manziel, known as ‘Johnny Football,’ has been arguably the most popular college football player in the last two years.
The University of Notre Dame and Under Armour today announced their new partnership at a press conference on the school’s Indiana campus. As part of the 10-year agreement, Under Armour will exclusively design and supply the footwear, apparel and equipment for training and game-day uniforms for each of the university’s men’s and women’s varsity athletics teams.
Ole Federal Hill Liquors has completed their move from 1238 Light St. to 1232 Light St. in the former home of Bay Vanguard Federal Savings Bank. The new store is smaller in size but has a second floor for storage. They vacated a three-rowhome wide, one-story property that could be ideal for redevelopment.
Although 2013 ended with a homicide in Sharp-Leadenhall on December 31st, South Baltimore’s Sector 4 saw a significant decrease in crime in 2013. Sector 4 includes the neighborhoods of Otterbein, Sharp-Leadenhall, Federal Hill, Federal Hill South, SBNA, Riverside, Locust Point, Ridgely’s Delight, Stadium Area, and portions of Barre Circle.
Caves Valley Partners recently told SouthBMore.com that more than 25,000 sq. ft. of office space had been leased to one major tenant at their Riverside Wharf Development. It is now confirmed that tenant will be MedStar Health, a major health care organization in the Baltimore area that runs local hospitals including Harbor Hospital and Union Memorial.
As always, covering the business community in South Baltimore keeps us busy here at SouthBMore.com. There are thousands of businesses in the area with many always coming and going. While we saw some favorite neighborhood businesses close their doors, 2013 was another year where the small business community of South Baltimore took a big step forward overall.
1035 Light St., which Trattoria Annamaria occupied for 12 years, is now the home of Felici Café. The owners of Felici performed an extensive renovation of the space and will serve fresh salads, flatbread sandwiches, as well as coffees, espressos and more in their new space.