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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A roundup of business in South Baltimore including a space filled after 12 years, SoBo restaurants honored by the Baltimore Sun, Pub Dog now serving lunch and much more!

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Southern District Public Safety Forum With Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts on April 17th

Southern District Public Safety Forum With Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts on April 17th

The Southern District Public Safety Forum will take place on Thursday, April 17 at the National Federation of the Blind led by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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BMZA Releases Decision on Crossbar Hearing

BMZA Releases Decision on Crossbar Hearing

After reviewing the board’s decision, David C. Tanner, executive director of the BMZA, issued the zoning board’s decision last Friday. The decision supported the denial of variances on the parking requirement and open air courtyard for outdoor table service, but determined that the rear yard variance was not required.

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business updates including new construction, new management, relocations, new menus and a tax break for Marylanders.

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Southern District Crime Down 17% To Date in 2014

Southern District Crime Down 17% To Date in 2014

The Baltimore City Police Department Southern District, which includes the South Peninsula, Pigtown, SoWeBo, Cherry Hill, Curtis Bay, Morrell Park and areas around Middle Branch, has experienced a 17% decrease in crime this year through March 15, 2014 compared to the beginning of last year through March 15, 2013.

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Baltimore Immigration Memorial Coming to Locust Point

Baltimore Immigration Memorial Coming to Locust Point

In the 19th and early 20th century, Baltimore was the third largest immigration port in the United States behind New York City and Boston. The Baltimore Immigration Memorial (BIM) is planning a museum to honor this rich heritage.

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Southern District Explorers Raising Money for Summer Trip

Southern District Explorers Raising Money for Summer Trip

The Southern District Explorers program is raising money for a summer trip to the 2014 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. Through the Explorers program, youth are partnered with police officers who serve as mentors and teach them about good citizenship, community involvement, and leadership skills.

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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M&T Bank Stadium and 1901 South Charles Win Green Building Awards

M&T Bank Stadium and 1901 South Charles Win Green Building Awards

The U.S. Green Building Council Maryland Chapter (USGBC Maryland) presented 14 awards, as part of its 9th Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building, last week. Taking home awards were 1901 South Charles and M&T Bank Stadium.

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Boulevard of Chic Fashion Truck Rally Coming to Key Hwy. on April 26th

Boulevard of Chic Fashion Truck Rally Coming to Key Hwy. on April 26th

Baltimore’s first fashion truck rally, Boulevard of Chic (BOC), will be taking place at the parking lot at 1220 Key Hwy. on April 26th from 12pm to 6pm.

| March 19, 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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Under Armour Plans Renovations to Tide Point Offices

Under Armour Plans Renovations to Tide Point Offices

Under Armour presented renovation plans for their Tide Point campus on Wednesday, March 12th to the Locust Point Civic Association (LPCA). The renovations fall within the requirements of the planned unit development (PUD) passed in early 2012 which allows for 400,000 square feet of future expansion at Tide Point.

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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House on Cooksie Street in Locust Point Collapses

House on Cooksie Street in Locust Point Collapses

At approximately 7 pm on Wednesday, March 12th, 1418 Cooksie St. in Locust Point, which was currently being rebuilt, collapsed to the ground. No injuries were reported in the incident, but a Chevrolet Trailblazer that was parked adjacent to the house was crushed by the debris.

| March 13, 2014 | 6 Comments
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Traffic-Calming Medians Coming Soon to South Hanover Street

Traffic-Calming Medians Coming Soon to South Hanover Street

As soon as the weather warms consistently above 40 degrees, likely by the end of March, construction will begin on a new traffic-calming plan for South Hanover St. from Wells St. to Heath St. that includes the installation of two medians. Frustration has been expressed for years about the speed of cars on Hanover St. as well as illegal truck traffic.

| March 12, 2014 | 8 Comments
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CAA Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

CAA Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Championship is making its Baltimore debut this weekend, featuring local teams such as top-seeded Delaware and second-seeded Towson. The tournament gets started on Friday at the Baltimore Arena with the championship game on Monday.

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Candidates for Local Maryland State Elections

Candidates for Local Maryland State Elections

The deadline passed on Tuesday night to file candidacy for the 2014 Maryland state elections. Key elections that will impact this area are District 46 (map here) State Senator, District 46 State Delegates, and Baltimore State’s Attorney. The primary election will be held on June 24th and the general election will be held on November 4th.

| February 27, 2014 | 0 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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Reflecting on Two Amazing Years at SouthBMore.com

Reflecting on Two Amazing Years at SouthBMore.com

When I came up with the idea for a hyper-local website covering South Baltimore news in early 2012, I wasn’t sure how it would be received, but I knew I would get the chance talk – and learn more – about the community I love. As SouthBMore.com turns two years old today, I have to say it has been an experience beyond all expectations.

| February 10, 2014 | 6 Comments
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