For the last 35 years, the Sowebo Arts and Music festival has marked the start of Betsy Waters’ summer.The 62-year-old resident of Southwest Baltimore has attended the event every year since it began in 1983. She and her husband have operated booths at the festival. Their daughter, now 30, was just three weeks old when…

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Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities is planning a three- to five-year, multi-phase housing development in Hollins Market called Hollins Square Homes. War Horse is now rolling out Phase One which will include 11 new-construction townhomes and five renovated rowhomes. All of the homes in Hollins Square Homes are within a block of the Hollins Market.…

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Is Southwest the next neighborhood in Baltimore to prosper? Washington Boulevard looks better than it has in many years, the La Cite development is sprouting, the largest new residential development west of the Martin Luther King Boulevard  since the redevelopment of Lexington Terrace and the UM Biotech is adding building after building. Bill Struever’s Cross…

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