The Locust Point Festival has been schedule for Saturday, September 20th from 11am-6pm at Latrobe Park.
District 46 Senator Bill Ferguson is Chair of the Baltimore Casino Local Development Council (BLDC). The BLDC advises Mayor Rawlings-Blake and future Baltimore mayors on how the community impact funds should be spent.
Leadership from the neighborhood associations of Federal Hill, Federal Hill South, Riverside, and South Baltimore, along with Delegates Clippinger and McHale, and Councilman Cole’s office, met with Southern District (SD) Police leadership on Thursday (8/21).
The different communities surrounding the Middle Branch in South Baltimore share a common frustration: the current condition of the Hanover Street Bridge
The 2014 PLAY 60 Grant helped fund a variety of projects, such as interscholastic athletic programs for students with disabilities, running clubs, boxing training and after school intramurals.
Join Baltimore Beach & SouthBmore.com in cleaning trash from our park shorelines! We have joined with the Dept. of Rec & Parks, who will be providing certified staff and equipment for paddling and cleaning up all the rain leftovers from the shorelines of Middle Branch and/or Swann Park.
Development around the Middle Branch in South Baltimore has been slow to take off, but the National Aquarium is hoping the completion of West Covington Park will be the first step in reversing the area’s fortunes.
“Almost unprecedented” was the term continually used by Anirban Basu of Sage Policy Group, a subcontractor of McCormick Taylor, and Wesley Mitchell of McCormick Taylor when describing the $10-$18 million per year in casino impact funds that will be coming to the South Baltimore communities.
After more than two hours of cleaning, 46 bags of trash were removed from the shoreline. This was a major improvement and a great step toward improving one of South Baltimore’s waterfront spaces.
News about Port Covington always attracts a large amount of interest in South Baltimore, and curiosity has been high since three waterfront parcels were recently purchased, including the Port Covington Shopping Center. Marc Weller purchased the properties, but little has been revealed about the real estate background of the Chevy Chase resident. However, we now know that his team has been in communication with Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder and CEO.
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, a public safety forum was held for the Southern District of Baltimore City at the National Federation of the Blind in Riverside. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, Major Ian Dombroski, Fire Chief Niles Ford, and many police officers from the Southern District were on hand to address the safety concerns from residents of South Baltimore neighborhoods.
Starting in April, the Baltimore Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin mechanical street sweeping for all of Baltimore’s neighborhoods. This is great news for those who have been frustrated by the cleanliness of the streets throughout the city.
Chesapeake Craft Brewers, the group that was once eyeing a move to the Pabst Castle at 1834 S. Charles St. for a production brewery and brewpub, is still searching for a home. Led by South Baltimore residents Spike Owen and Mike McDonald, Chesapeake Craft Brewers began looking for a new space.
Port Covington is one of the biggest hot button issues in South Baltimore. And, it gets an incredible response every time SouthBMore.com provides any news about the waterfront property.
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the 59-acre Port Covington shopping center in South Baltimore has been sold for $35 million. The condition of the shopping center, which includes a Walmart and an out-of-business Sam’s Club, has long been a source of frustration for the community and is the subject of the most read article in the history of SouthBMore.com.