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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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New Homes Planned for Clarkson Street and Ropewalk Lane

New Homes Planned for Clarkson Street and Ropewalk Lane

Local developer Aaron Stubbs is planning 11 new townhomes in South Baltimore/Sharp-Leadenhall at 49 W. West St. and 101 W. Ropewalk Ln. at the current site of a vacant warehouse and open lot. The site is located behind the Papa John’s on Hanover St. Of the 11 townhomes planned, six will be facing Clarkson St. and five will be facing Ropewalk Ln.

| February 13, 2014 | 5 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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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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Video Series with Delegate Clippinger: Casino Impact Funds

Video Series with Delegate Clippinger: Casino Impact Funds

| December 12, 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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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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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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With Crime Down 20% in South Baltimore, BCPD Eyes More Progress

With Crime Down 20% in South Baltimore, BCPD Eyes More Progress

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Bets for Vets to Benefit Baltimore Station on October 19th

Bets for Vets to Benefit Baltimore Station on October 19th

| September 24, 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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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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Feature Video:  Horseshoe Breaks Ground In South Baltimore

Feature Video: Horseshoe Breaks Ground In South Baltimore

| May 30, 2013 | 6 Comments
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