The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts announces the permanent relocation of the annual Baltimore Book Festival to the city’s Inner Harbor
On Thursday, November 6th, a new vision for Pigtown Main Street was revealed during the presentation of the Business District Strategic Plan at the Southwest Baltimore Charter School.
Alleys in selected Baltimore neighborhoods will soon get weekly mechanical sweeping. This program is another proactive initiative being launched by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) aimed at keeping City neighborhoods clean.
Let’s take a look at all of the South Baltimore businesses and individuals recognized as 2014 winners of Baltimore Magazine’s ‘Best of Baltimore.’ Congrats all around – make sure to pick up a copy of the August issue and check them out!
Safe Alternative Foundation for Education (SAFE), has partnered with community activists Wendell Shannon “Supreme”, a forthcoming artist, and Davon Wilson “Nova Gray”, an established poet, spoken word artist, and writer, for the second running of “Splash N’ Dash”.
Our Never Say Die, Utterly Unique and Always Free – Arts and Music Festival surrounding Baltimore’s historic Hollins Market is ready to party this Memorial Weekend Sunday.
A massive development is set to begin later this year in Poppleton. The project, which has already been more than ten years in the making, is part of an $800 million master plan that includes 2.3 million square feet of new construction and approximately 1,800 new housing units.
News about Port Covington always attracts a large amount of interest in South Baltimore, and curiosity has been high since three waterfront parcels were recently purchased, including the Port Covington Shopping Center. Marc Weller purchased the properties, but little has been revealed about the real estate background of the Chevy Chase resident. However, we now know that his team has been in communication with Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder and CEO.
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.
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.
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.
On Sunday, March 30th from 4-7pm, area robotics teams will be matched with executives and teach them how to drive their competition robots. The executives will then compete against each other in a bracket-style robotics tournament. Taking place at the Baltimore Robotics Center located at 1001 West Pratt Street.
This weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Baltimore Arena will be a homecoming for University of Delaware Senior Davon Usher, who has been on a long journey since graduating from Digital Harbor High School in 2010.
Taking place at Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School (Baltimore City), Yards for Success will bring together members of the local Law Enforcement, Fire Department, and 25 middle school students for a six week 7 vs. 7 flag football program. With a firm criterion highlighting education, fun, and fitness, this program will keep students off the streets, as well as help them develop healthy relationships with leaders of the community.