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Port Covington Properties Enter Maryland Voluntary Cleanup Program

Port Covington Properties Enter Maryland Voluntary Cleanup Program

Though the plans for these properties are not yet known by the public, development appears to be moving forward as the properties have been entered in the Maryland Department of the Environment Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP)

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Senator Bill Ferguson Releases Statement on Use of Impact Funds for Steam Pipe Relocation

Senator Bill Ferguson Releases Statement on Use of Impact Funds for Steam Pipe Relocation

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.

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Public Safety Update from the South Baltimore Communities

Public Safety Update from the South Baltimore Communities

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).

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Four Large Vessels Depart the Baltimore Harbor

Four Large Vessels Depart the Baltimore Harbor

If you spend any time near the waterfront or cruising around in the harbor, you’ve probably seen large vessels stationed in Locust Point, Port Covington, and Canton.

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore City Plans Study to Determine the Future of the Hanover Street Bridge Corridor

Baltimore City Plans Study to Determine the Future of the Hanover Street Bridge Corridor

The different communities surrounding the Middle Branch in South Baltimore share a common frustration: the current condition of the Hanover Street Bridge

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Baltimore Rowing Club and Other City Organizations Receive Ravens’ PLAY 60 Grants

Baltimore Rowing Club and Other City Organizations Receive Ravens’ PLAY 60 Grants

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.

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Liquor License and business news in Pigtown, new life for Westport Waterfront and updates at 1111 Light Street.

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Canoe and Scoop This Saturday at Middle Branch Park and Swann Park

Canoe and Scoop This Saturday at Middle Branch Park and Swann Park

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.

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The National Aquarium’s West Covington Park to Open Soon

The National Aquarium’s West Covington Park to Open Soon

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.

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Begins Implementing Strategies for Casino Impact Money

South Baltimore Begins Implementing Strategies for Casino Impact Money

“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.

| May 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
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46 Bags of Trashed Removed from the Swann Park Shoreline

46 Bags of Trashed Removed from the Swann Park Shoreline

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.

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

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.

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Southern District Public Safety Forum Recap

Southern District Public Safety Forum Recap

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.

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore DPW Launches Neighborhood Street Sweeping

Baltimore DPW Launches Neighborhood Street Sweeping

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.

| March 19, 2014 | 5 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business updates including a new Federal Hill Yoga studio, Port Covington news, a new store for Pigtown Main Street, STX endorsement deals and more.

| February 25, 2014 | 1 Comments
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Chesapeake Craft Brewers Continues Its Search for a Home

Chesapeake Craft Brewers Continues Its Search for a Home

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.

| February 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Poll Question: What Would You Like to See Happen at Port Covington?

Poll Question: What Would You Like to See Happen at Port Covington?

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.

| January 29, 2014 | 14 Comments
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