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The Hall – 2016 Global Awards for Excellence Finalist

Location: San Francisco, California Developer: War Horse and Tidewater Capital Site Size: 0.35 acres Siting at the intersection of the burgeoning Mid-Market district and the historic Tenderloin neighborhood, The Hall seeks to foster a connection among members of the community by creating a space for them to convene, hold events, and enjoy small, local food…

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SF job fair puts Tenderloin residents on track to employment

There were no resumes, suits or business cards among prospective employees at a job fair in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. But there was a homeless outreach organization, police officers and a lawyer on standby to help the formerly incarcerated expunge criminal records. The event, at 1028 Market St., was just blocks away from technology companies…

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Tessemae’s Announces $5M Investment

Baltimore, MD – Tessemae’s All Natural, the fastest growing condiment company in the U.S., is pleased to announce a $5M investment led by Sagamore Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Plank Industries. This financing round, which also includes a significant investment by Baltimore-based War Horse, will allow Tessemae’s to further scale their national footprint…

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Renovations open the doors at Eastern District police station

When the Rev. Deacon Michael Bishop went to Baltimore’s Eastern District police station to take part in a ride-along, he found the front doors locked. He had to enter the building through a door in the back. “I really did not like that,” said the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church cleric, a community chaplain with…

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$2.4M private investment hopes to turn Western District police station into community hub

At the West Baltimore police station where fed-up residents confronted police last April, local business leaders see room for a playground and a food truck. What is currently a locked-down building with mirrored windows soon will offer public space for community programs. The plans are part of a $2.4 million project poised to get underway…

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$2.4M Renovation of Baltimore Police Department’s Western Station

At the West Baltimore police station where fed-up residents confronted police last April, local business leaders see room for a playground and a food truck. What is currently a locked-down building with mirrored windows soon will offer public space for community programs. The plans are part of a $2.4 million project poised to get underway…

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Unique Food Destination Featuring Arts and Innovation Coming to College Park

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Scott Plank’s development company War Horse is partnering with the University of Maryland to create a dedicated place that will encourage impactful collaboration and the commercialization of ideas among students, young professionals, entrepreneurs, and the community through food, arts and innovation. Plans for the 15,000-square-foot project include a premier restaurant with an indoor-outdoor stage…

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Baltimore considers designs for project by Scott Plank

Developers presented designs to the city Thursday for a more affordable apartment project in South Baltimore. The developers said they want it to complement a large luxury building they are building on one side of Lawrence Street, helping to complete the corridor’s transformation into a more pedestrian-friendly path to the waterfront. Dubbed Anthem House II…

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National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts

The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafoodefforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday. The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood options and will work to expand those options by creating new partnerships between local fishermen and local restaurants, according to the aquarium.…

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Preakness Wind Down Party: Warhorse

Feats partnered again with Scott Plank, Principal at War Horse, LLC, and Spike Gjerde, Baltimore restaurateur (Woodberry Kitchen, Shoo-Fly Diner) to throw the second annual post-Preakness party at Belvedere Square Market in North Baltimore. A little rain and cooler temps didn’t affect our ability to create a stylish and fun event for guests. For the…

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