Monthly Archives: October 2009

Towson Homeowners: Fall Back on Sunday November 1, 2009 AND Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

October 31st, 2009

The day after Halloween this year brings the long-awaited "extra hour of sleep", the end of Daylight Savings Time. What it also should remind you to do is change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Many newer homes are hard-wired, meaning their smoke detectors are connected to the electrical system, and sometimes even to sprinklers. [...]

Visit Port Discovery in Downtown Baltimore for Halloween Howl on Saturday, October 31, 2009

October 30th, 2009

If you are looking for a spooky good time in Downtown Baltimore during the day on Saturday, look no further than Port Discovery's "Halloween Howl". Kids can dress in costume and decorate cupcakes, do crafts, get their faces painted, play at the museum -- and enjoy a fun moonbounce too! Add onto that, the very [...]

Oregon Ridge in Cockeysville ‘s “Spooky Forest Fact Frolic” this Saturday and Sunday October 31 & November 1, 2009

October 29th, 2009

Oregon Ridge Nature Center in Cockeysville, MD, has so much to offer for people of all ages. This Saturday and Sunday they will be hosting the "Spooky Forest Fact Frolic", a free event, where you explore the park to find clues and win prizes! Start off at the center to pick up your booklet, romp [...]

Senate Agrees to Extend Homebuyer Tax Credit — Now onto a Vote and the House — What does this mean for Towson Homebuyers?

October 28th, 2009

According to the Associated Press, per their article of 8 pm October 28, 2009, the Senate agreed to extend the Homebuyer Tax Credit for people writing contracts through the end of April, 2010, and settling by the end of June, 2010. They are also including a reduced credit of up to $6,500 for repeat buyers [...]

Trick or Treat at Hunt Valley Towne Center this Friday October 30, 2009 4-6 pm

October 28th, 2009

Halloween provides for many activities to celebrate the holiday! Hunt Valley Towne Center is offering trick or treating on Main Street from 4-6 pm on FRIDAY, the 30th to get ready for the 31st! So get dressed up & come on out to see the spooky ghosts and goblins along Main Street. It is sure [...]

Towson and Timonium House Values Volatile Week by Week

October 26th, 2009

The past year, as most of us know, has shown a volatile real estate market in the Towson, Timonium, and Hunt Valley marketplace. The statistics revealed, however, were very unusual. The sale prices varied very widely BY WEEK! (View the full two page chart here) What does this mean for Towson homeowners? It means that an exact [...]

Weber’s Farm in Baltimore County’s Parkville Offers Barnyard Activities Fun for All Ages

October 24th, 2009

Fall ushers in a great time at Weber's Farm off Proctor Lane in Parkville, MD. Open every day of the week until November 1 from 9:30-dusk (9 am weekends) -- there is plenty of time to enjoy all of the activities in the Barnyard! For $5 weekdays and $7 weekends, you can enjoy [...]

Great Lantern Parade moved to October 25, 2009

October 23rd, 2009

Due to the inclement weather forecast for tomorrow, Saturday, October 24, the Great Lantern Parade has been moved to Sunday the 25th. Live music, Magic Hat Beer Garden, activities, and festivities galore beginning at 3 pm with the parade line up at 7:00! For more information, visit the Southeast Community Development Corporation's website .

Hunt Valley’s Oregon Ridge Offers Harry Potter Halloween October 24-25 2-4 pm

October 23rd, 2009

I wrote a few weeks ago about the Honey Making Festival at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center, and how the Center is a hidden treasure in the Park in Hunt Valley. For all of you Harry Potter fans out there, this weekend is "Harry Potter Halloween"! For $2 per child (or other crafters!) paid in [...]

GBMC To Hold a Free Community Health and Wellness Fair at its Towson, Maryland Campus — Saturday, October 24, 2009 10-12

October 22nd, 2009

This Saturday, join the team at GBMC in Towson for a FREE Community Health and Wellness Fair! Free screenings for blood pressure, bone density, BMI, skin damage, hearing, vision, and more. Health Specialists will be on hand to answer questions and provide information. Special session "H1N1 - Are You Prepared?" from 10:30-11:30 by Deborah DiBona [...]