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Affordable Housing and Local Hiring at Port Covington Highlight New MOU with Baltimore City

Affordable Housing and Local Hiring at Port Covington Highlight New MOU with Baltimore City

Last Thursday, executives from Sagamore Development (Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank’s real estate company), Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Council members, and local activists gathered at City Garage in South Baltimore to announce a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Sagamore and the City of Baltimore for the 260-acre Port Covington redevelopment project.

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

An update on DiPasquale’s, renovations to begin at Harborplace, closings in Federal Hill, new jobs in Morrell Park, and a restaurant begins construction.

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Ventures Taking Over Baltimore Water Taxi Services

Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Ventures Taking Over Baltimore Water Taxi Services

The first new boat will be in service later this year, custom-built in Baltimore by MAPC, a maritime design and manufacturing company located near the South Baltimore neighborhood of Brooklyn that will hire 30 new welders and craftsmen thanks to this deal.

| August 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
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Port Covington Master Plan Receives Unanimous Approval from Planning Commission

Port Covington Master Plan Receives Unanimous Approval from Planning Commission

The Baltimore City Planning Department’s Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the 260-acre Sagamore Development Master Plan last evening. This follows the recommendation by the staff of the Planning Department to approve the plan.

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Port Covington Master Plan Receives Overwhelming Support at Public Hearing

Port Covington Master Plan Receives Overwhelming Support at Public Hearing

Sagamore Development’s Port Covington Master Plan received overwhelming support on Wednesday at its Presentation and Public Testimony at the Baltimore City Planning Department.

| June 3, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Breaking Down the Financial Details of Port Covington: TIF, Infrastructure, Paths, and Parks

Breaking Down the Financial Details of Port Covington: TIF, Infrastructure, Paths, and Parks

Described as one of the “largest urban renewal projects in America,” Sagamore Development’s 266-acre Port Covington Master Plan on the South Baltimore Peninsula will require many infrastructure improvements to achieve its full build-out which is expected to take more than 20 years.

| May 18, 2016 | 6 Comments
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The Biggest South Baltimore Stories of 2015

The Biggest South Baltimore Stories of 2015

A transformation of Port Covington begins, lots of new homes, retail spaces filling up, a new vision for Cross Street Market, a reboot for the Inner Harbor, office market movement.

| January 4, 2016 | 2 Comments
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Check Out This South Baltimore Drone Video

Check Out This South Baltimore Drone Video

Check out this awesome drone video on YouTube, titled “I Love 21230,” produced by Upper Chesapeake Insurance Agency. The video features great shots of South Baltimore’s parks, waterfronts, bridges, cruise ships, buildings, and just about everything you can think of on the peninsula.

| December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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SouthBMore’s Best 2015

SouthBMore’s Best 2015

SouthBMore’s Best 2015, SouthBMore.com’s inaugural competition and celebration of the best of South Baltimore, kicks off today. Readers will vote in 30 different categories and select the best restaurants, businesses, foods, drinks, attractions, and professionals in South Baltimore.

| August 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
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South Baltimore Photo of the Week Gallery

South Baltimore Photo of the Week Gallery

Check out some amazing shots of South Baltimore that have been featured on SouthBMore.com’s Photo of the Week in our eNewsletter and on our Facebook page.

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Westport Announces New Thursday Farmers’ Market

Westport Announces New Thursday Farmers’ Market

Westport Market, a weekly farmer’s market that will bring more fresh food options to people living in South Baltimore, will launch on Thursday, June 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the intersection of Waterview Avenue and Annapolis Road.

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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MTA Launches ‘My MTA Tracker for Bus’ to Track Bus Arrivals on Smartphones and Tablets

MTA Launches ‘My MTA Tracker for Bus’ to Track Bus Arrivals on Smartphones and Tablets

A GPS-based system that enables customers to determine the estimated arrival time of their Local Bus via computer, tablet, smartphone and standard phone.

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Decreases Again in 2014

South Baltimore Crime Decreases Again in 2014

For the second straight year, South Baltimore’s Sector 4 saw a significant decrease in crime.

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Beach Volleyball Gains Community Support for Future at Rash Field

Baltimore Beach Volleyball Gains Community Support for Future at Rash Field

Beach volleyball has been a staple of the Inner Harbor’s Rash Field for the last 15 years, with league play for the last 13 years, but its future remains in the air as the city looks to implement the Inner Harbor 2.0 plan.

| January 14, 2015 | 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 | 4 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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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 | 5 Comments
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