WATERFRFONT BLOG

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ACTIVATING THE WATERFRONT

Ready, Set, Play! at Rash Field Park

As Rash Field Park is under construction, we came up with a creative way to bring some color, joy, and excitement to the construction site. We’ve partnered with local community groups to help paint cheerful banners that will line the construction fence on the south end of the Inner Harbor. Thank you to Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School along with …

Harbor East News & Events – December 2020

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Harbor East News & Events – November 2020

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KEEPING OUR DISTRICT CLEAN, GREEN, & SAFE

New Traffic Pattern to be Installed Along Portion of Thames Street in Fell’s Point

Traffic Advisory Thames Street to be made one way westbound between Caroline and Ann Streets; Lancaster and Thames Streets to close nightly The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a new traffic pattern will soon be installed along a portion of Thames Street. Starting on or about Saturday, November 7, 2020, Thames Street will become one-way westbound between Caroline and Ann …

Pedestrian Bridge Between Piers 4 and 5 to Temporarily Close November 3-4th

Traffic Advisory The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise residents and visitors to the Inner Harbor that the Pedestrian Bridge located between Piers 4 and 5 south of Pratt Street will be temporarily closed for the return of the USS Taney.  Starting at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the pedestrian bridge between Piers 4 and 5 which is …

Weekend Road Closures for October 30-November 1, 2020

Traffic Advisory Lane Closures Along the Southbound Jones Falls Expressway The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) today announced that temporary lane closures will be implemented along the southbound Jones Falls Expressway this Saturday for storm drain cleaning work. On Saturday, October 31, 2020 temporary lane closures will be implemented along the southbound Jones Falls Expressway between the county line …

PRESERVING OUR HEALTHY HARBOR

Thanksgiving at the Waterfront

Thanksgiving is usually a time when families and friends gather around to enjoy a delicious meal and thoughtful conversation. Although COVID-19 may be preventing us from visiting family or entertaining friends, that doesn’t mean the holiday can’t be celebrated. We’ve gathered a list of some of the Waterfront’s best restaurants serving for Thanksgiving, whether they’re offering to-go specials or are …

Announcing the Gwynns Falls Trash Wheel

Public asked to help name newest trash interceptor coming spring 2020 (Baltimore, MD – October 28, 2019)  – The Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative today announced a fourth trash wheel will join Mr. Trash Wheel, Professor Trash Wheel and Captain Trash Wheel by next spring. The to-be-named semi-autonomous googly-eyed trash interceptor will be located at the mouth of the Gwynns …

Take the Green Stoop Challenge

Today we announced the Green Stoop Challenge, a new program calling upon City residents to clean and plant the green spaces near their stoops with native plants and flowers, which provide habitat for pollinators, beautify the community and filter polluted runoff that would otherwise end up in the Harbor. The Challenge will officially kick off on Saturday, April 27th with …

CREATING VIBRANT PUBLIC SPACES

Ready, Set, Play! at Rash Field Park

As Rash Field Park is under construction, we came up with a creative way to bring some color, joy, and excitement to the construction site. We’ve partnered with local community groups to help paint cheerful banners that will line the construction fence on the south end of the Inner Harbor. Thank you to Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School along with …

Mahan Rykiel Associates win award for Rash Field Park design

Mahan Rykiel, Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm, was selected by the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore to re-imagine Rash Field into a location for community members and tourists interested in play, health & wellness, urban nature, education and arts & culture at Baltimore’s Waterfront. Read More at citybizlist

Rash Field redevelopment, now underway, gets $1 million private boost

(October 12, 2020) – A $1 million gift from Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. toward the overhaul of Rash Field has sparked a push to name the modern pavilion now in the works there after the energy company. An ordinance introduced Oct. 5 in the City Council would establish the BGE Pavilion and BGE Nature Park at the Inner Harbor landmark …

NEWS & ALERTS

New Traffic Pattern to be Installed Along Portion of Thames Street in Fell’s Point

Traffic Advisory Thames Street to be made one way westbound between Caroline and Ann Streets; Lancaster and Thames Streets to close nightly The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a new traffic pattern will soon be installed along a portion of Thames Street. Starting on or about Saturday, November 7, 2020, Thames Street will become one-way westbound between Caroline and Ann …

Pedestrian Bridge Between Piers 4 and 5 to Temporarily Close November 3-4th

Traffic Advisory The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise residents and visitors to the Inner Harbor that the Pedestrian Bridge located between Piers 4 and 5 south of Pratt Street will be temporarily closed for the return of the USS Taney.  Starting at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the pedestrian bridge between Piers 4 and 5 which is …

Thanksgiving at the Waterfront

Thanksgiving is usually a time when families and friends gather around to enjoy a delicious meal and thoughtful conversation. Although COVID-19 may be preventing us from visiting family or entertaining friends, that doesn’t mean the holiday can’t be celebrated. We’ve gathered a list of some of the Waterfront’s best restaurants serving for Thanksgiving, whether they’re offering to-go specials or are …