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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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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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Federal Hill Business Roundup

Federal Hill Business Roundup

A roundup of business news in Federal Hill including an award for Red Owl Analytics, a partnership for Betamore, plus a new Jiu-Jitsu studio and child development center.

| March 26, 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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Crossbar Hits Roadblock with BMZA

Crossbar Hits Roadblock with BMZA

The Ryleigh’s restaurant group’s plans for Crossbar were approved on Thursday, February 20th by the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City (BLLC) thus expanding the liquor license from 12-14 E. Cross St. to 12-18 E. Cross St. However, the drawings for the plan, which included several zoning variances, were denied at the Baltimore City Municipal Zoning and Appeals Board (BMZA) yesterday, February 25th. The plan was approved by a 3-2 vote, but a 4-1 decision of approval is needed for projects to move forward.

| February 26, 2014 | 3 Comments
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Crossbar Plan Approved by the Liquor Board

Crossbar Plan Approved by the Liquor Board

After ten months of discussions, two proposals, hundreds of hours of negotiations, two liquor board hearings totaling more than eight hours, and three attempts to challenge the validity of the liquor license, the plan for Crossbar der Biergarten has been approved by the BLLC.

| February 21, 2014 | 1 Comments
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South Baltimore Crime Decreases in 2013

South Baltimore Crime Decreases in 2013

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.

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mayor’s Office Releases Year 1 Casino Impact Funds Spending Plan

Mayor’s Office Releases Year 1 Casino Impact Funds Spending Plan

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Video Series with Delegate Clippinger: South Baltimore and District 46

Video Series with Delegate Clippinger: South Baltimore and District 46

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
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BCPD Preparing for the Opening of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino

BCPD Preparing for the Opening of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Area Improvements Sought in Preparation for Horseshoe Casino

Area Improvements Sought in Preparation for Horseshoe Casino

| September 11, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Liquor Board Denies Crossbar Expansion; Crossbar to Open in Smaller Space

Liquor Board Denies Crossbar Expansion; Crossbar to Open in Smaller Space

| June 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
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Digital Harbor Foundation Launches Baltimore’s First MakerCamp

Digital Harbor Foundation Launches Baltimore’s First MakerCamp

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore News and Business Roundup

South Baltimore News and Business Roundup

| May 22, 2013 | 4 Comments
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The Taste of Two Cities Food Truck Competition on June 1st

The Taste of Two Cities Food Truck Competition on June 1st

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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The Weed Pulling Competition Official Trailer: Part 2

The Weed Pulling Competition Official Trailer: Part 2

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
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SouthBMore.com Launches Its 2013 Weed Pulling Competition

SouthBMore.com Launches Its 2013 Weed Pulling Competition

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
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