Sharp Leadenhall

Federal Hill Christmas Party and Baltimore Drone Videos Go Viral

Federal Hill Christmas Party and Baltimore Drone Videos Go Viral

Two Baltimore videos had quite the rise on the web this week and both featured a lot of South Baltimore, as well as some incredible cinematography.

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Crossbar Files New Liquor License Transfer Application

Crossbar Files New Liquor License Transfer Application

Crossbar der Beirgarten has applied to transfer the liquor license from 1015-1019 S. Charles St., the former Banjara/The Hill/Joey B’s, to its property at 18 E. Cross St.

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Local Musicians Launch Federal Hill International Guitar Series

Local Musicians Launch Federal Hill International Guitar Series

Federal Hill residents and local musicians Mia Pomerantz-Amaral and Jorge Amaral, known professionally as Duo Amaral, are launching a series of recitals and master classes in the neighborhood.

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Ravens’ Tackle Eugene Monroe Announced as Partner in Stadium Square Development

Ravens’ Tackle Eugene Monroe Announced as Partner in Stadium Square Development

4th Down Partners – a company comprised of Keith Payne Jr., a former New York Giants and University of Virginia (UVA) running back, and Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Eugene Monroe have joined the project.

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Photos from South Baltimore’s Stoop Night

Photos from South Baltimore’s Stoop Night

In part because of the recent violence in our community, a stoop night was held on the evening of Thursday, August 28th. It provided a chance for neighbors to get outside and meet other neighbors, as well as local police officers.

| August 29, 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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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

Business updates in Federal Hill, Carroll-Camden, Locust Point, South Baltimore and Hollins Market.

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Photos: Area of the Proposed Stadium Square Development in Sharp-Leadenhall

Photos: Area of the Proposed Stadium Square Development in Sharp-Leadenhall

A photo tour around the area of the proposed Stadium Square Development located in Sharp-Leadenahll and adjacent to Federal Hill and the South Baltimore Neighborhood.

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Caves Valley Partners Plans $250 Million Sharp-Leadenhall Development

Caves Valley Partners Plans $250 Million Sharp-Leadenhall Development

The plan calls for several hundred residential units, 300,000-square feet of office space, 60,000- to 70,000-square feet of retail, and close to 2,000 parking spaces.

| June 10, 2014 | 7 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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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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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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Real Estate Overview: South Baltimore to Gain 598 New Housing Units

Real Estate Overview: South Baltimore to Gain 598 New Housing Units

Population growth is seen as a key to improving Baltimore, lowering property taxes, and improving city services. However, in an area like the South Peninsula, where occupancy rates are near 100%, new construction is needed for significant population growth. From 2000 to 2010, the area saw a population growth of 1,116 residents going from 18,145 to 19,261.

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore News and Business Roundup

South Baltimore News and Business Roundup

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.

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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