Federal Hill

R. House fried chicken stall BRD expanding to Fed Hill

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The Bmore BRD sandwich. Photo via BRD/Facebook.

After two years of serving up well-sauced, too-big-for-the-bun fried chicken sandwiches from a stall inside Remington food hall R. House, BRD is joining the party down in Federal Hill.

City approves $318K for temporary fixes to Federal Hill park

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Photo via Councilman Eric Costello’s Facebook page.

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates this morning approved $318,000 for the repair of Federal Hill Park after a part of the eastern slope eroded away in December.

Of that, $150,000 comes from the state and $118,000 from the Baltimore Casino Local Development Council, an advisory board in the mayor’s office that consults on spending local impact funds and other casino revenue.*

A portion of Federal Hill erodes into the street below

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Photo via Councilman Eric Costello’s Facebook page.

A portion of the eastern side of Federal Hill slid down to the 900 block of Covington Street at the base of the park. Crews with the Departments of Recreation and Parks and Transportation are now working with the engineering firm RK&K to stabilize the area and put in place a long-term plan to prevent further erosion at the site.

$1 Million Former Garage In South Fed Hill: Giant Roof Deck, All-Weather Pool Table

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Hot House: 37 Birckhead Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

Former garage, circa 1920, complete renovation, 2011. Original brick construction with recent rubber roof, interior courtyard and two decks. Four bedrooms, four full, two half baths over 3,610 sq. ft. and two levels. Twelve-foot ceilings, Brazilian cherry floors, custom lighting. Double-paned, energy efficient, wood frame windows. Open plan kitchen and living area plus bedroom/office on main level. Central bluestone courtyard with water feature. Large gourmet kitchen with Sub Zero fridge, Wolf range, four-seat granite counter. Second level family room with gas fireplace, custom wet bar, deck off family room. Four en-suite bedrooms, master with 11′ ceilings, custom cabinetry and moldings, spa bath with double vanities, oversized shower. 23′ x 24′ roof deck with wet bar and all-weather pool table. Two-car garage. Zoned heat and central air: $1,000,000 (ask about CHAP tax credit)

Event Pick: Enjoy all things pumpkin, including carving, at Don’t Know Tavern

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Unless you are a child–in which case, hello, thanks for reading–the days of trick-or-treating have passed you by. But nobody is too old to enjoy Halloween-related activities like dressing up, carving a pumpkin or eating candy, even if you’re too old to go door to door soliciting for it.

10 vendors, including some old favorites, announced for redeveloped Cross Street Market

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Rendering via Caves Valley Partners

As we approach the two-year anniversary of the city reaching a deal with Caves Valley Partners to re-do Cross Street Market in Federal Hill, the market today announced 10 new and returning vendors, ranging from longtime tenants to a shiny new coffee shop, plus Korean and Vietnamese options.

Smaller home, bigger life: Fed Hill is a playground for empty nesters who have outgrown the ‘burbs

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When Faith and Ted Millspaugh moved from The Orchards to Federal Hill in 2016, they did more than simply change homes. They also updated their lifestyle.

The Millspaughs closed on their new home — a two-story, 2,300-square-foot condo at the top of Federal Hill Park — in the summer of 2016. They were sold on the quiet luxury of the building, the light and the wrap-around terrace with its views of the stadiums on one side and the harbor on the other. “And the parking!” adds Faith. The condo came with two deeded parking spaces, which the Millspaughs appreciate on a daily basis.

Event Pick: Have some drinks to celebrate Baltimore’s sister city Rotterdam

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Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Maybe you knew that Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, is one of Baltimore’s sister cities, but did you know just how similar they are? They “have approximately the same geographical and population size.

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