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Pro lacrosse all-star to expand his North Baltimore youth nonprofit

A growing Baltimore nonprofit founded by former pro-lacrosse player Matt Hanna has leased a high-profile space at Belvedere Square to grow its program to help city youth strengthen their academics. Next One Up signed a lease to take over the former Brick Bodies gym at Belvedere Square that sits at the corner of York Road…

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Next One Up to Open Transformative Programming Space for Baltimore Youth in North Baltimore

Next One Up (NOU), a Baltimore nonprofit transforming the lives of young men in the City by supporting their academic, athletic and social development, announced plans today for Base Camp, its first full-time programming space.

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War Horse Cities, alongside Monument Marine Group, Build a Bright Future for Lighthouse Point Marina

Under new ownership of Monument Marine Group, Lighthouse Point Marina is expected to be fully replaced, leveraging several years of design, engineering, and geotechnical work conducted by War Horse Cities    BALTIMORE, MD – April 20, 2022 – War Horse Cities, a real estate investment and development firm, today announced the sale of Lighthouse Point…

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At One With Nature

At One With Nature A couple transforms a typical suburban home into a study in sustainable living. By Christianna McCausland | Photography by Jen Chase | November 2021   Drive by the home of Carri Beer and her husband, Michael Hindle, and you see it right away—this house is not like the others. Situated on…

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Environmental Development On The Reston National Golf Course

Lisa Mackem The previous Reston National Golf Course (RNGC) owners fought against Reston residents for the right to develop the golf course into a townhome community.  A four-year court battle resulted in a ruling to preserve the golf course as provided in the Reston Comprehensive Plan. In 2019, new owners bought the golf course. They…

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New Mural at The Hall in College Park Highlights Native Wildlife

A Baltimore street artist is painting a new mural at The Hall CP. Nether, who has done more than 100 murals mostly around Baltimore where he’s from, is using spray paint and paint sprayers to create a mural on the sides of the steel shipping containers that line the exterior of the College Park food hall and music venue.…

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Hollins Market Reopens After $1.25-Million Renovation

Baltimore Public Markets reopened Hollins Market last week following a $1-million interior renovation. The market was supposed to stay open during the renovation, but has been closed since March 19th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The $1-million renovation by Baltimore Public Markets, which owns the market, is in addition to a $250,000 exterior renovation by…

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Prominent Baltimore developers team up for Hollins-Roundhouse project

Two of Baltimore’s top developers have teamed up to continue efforts to redo the area surrounding historic Hollins Market. Scott Plank and Ernst Valery said Thursday they had formed a partnership to bring at least 12 new townhouses to the community by 2022. Plank’s War Horse Cities and the nonprofit War Horse Cities CDC have teamed up with…

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War Horse Cities Announces Key Partnerships In Hollins-Roundhouse Redevelopment Project

BALTIMORE, Maryland — BALTIMORE, Maryland — Scott Plank and the leadership team at War Horse Cities and War Horse Cities CDC are pleased to announce their partnership with Aequo Fund and the Corvus Property Intelligence for the next phase of their multi-year Hollins-Roundhouse community development project. Corvus Property Intelligence is a Baltimore-based real estate intelligence…

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War Horse Cities Announces Steve Jennings as President

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Scott Plank, CEO of War Horse Cities, a real estate development and investment company based in Baltimore, is proud to announce the promotion of Steve Jennings to the role of President. The decision went into effect in March of 2021.  Steve has served as CFO of War Horse Cities since September of…

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