Horseshoe Baltimore will be hosting a table games hiring event on Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22 at M&T Bans Stadium.
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.
It’s probably safe to say that there isn’t another Major League Baseball (MLB) player who grew up closer to their team’s home stadium than Steve Clevenger. The backup catcher for the 2014 Baltimore Orioles, who will turn 28 this Saturday, grew up on the 1200 block of James St. in South Baltimore’s Pigtown neighborhood, less than a mile away from Camden Yards.
This year’s two main stages will be anchored by alternative rock legends JANE’S ADDICTION and punk rock favorite’s RISE AGAINST. Adding to the eclectic festivities will be Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Fishbone, Halestorm, Lucero, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Larry and His Flask, The Mahones, The Bots, Charm City Devils, Bad Seed Rising and a local artist TBA.
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.
Here’s a round-up of the most-read SouthBMore.com articles from February including Crossbar news, business updates, a snowboarding session, and Port Covington news.
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.
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.
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.
The real estate industry suffered an epic crash in the late 2000s, but 2013 was clearly another strong year for South Baltimore real estate. This year, large projects were announced, started and later completed.
Department of Public Works crews continue working to restore water service to approximately 200 homes, one school and several businesses in Pigtown. A break occurred on a 20 inch water main late Sunday afternoon in the 1200 block of Washington Boulevard. This water line has been mostly shut down, but adjustments to valve closures continue in an attempt to reduce the area of low water pressure and total water outage.
With an abundance of construction underway in South Baltimore, let’s take a look at some of the progress. Horseshoe Baltimore Casino Baltimore’s first casino, Horseshoe Baltimore, is under construction in between Warner and Russell St. in the Camden Carroll Industrial Area. Hoping to open in the fall of 2014, the $400 million construction project is […]