Monthly Archives: December 2010

Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup

December 31st, 2010

Each year, Baltimore County offers curbside pick up of Christmas trees for residents, and takes them to be recycled. Tree pick up will begin the week of January 10, 2011, and to ensure your tree is taken, it must be placed out at the curb by January 15. They will not be collecting from alleys, [...]

Towson New Year’s Eve Celebrations

December 30th, 2010

If you live in Towson or the surrounding Baltimore County areas, and don't want to head downtown for the NYE celebration, there are a few options open to you to ring in 2011. The Melting Pot in Towson has a special menu and drinks as a New Year's Eve special. They say reservations are filling [...]

West Towson Elementary Sign to be Replaced

December 29th, 2010

The brightly lit neon-ish sign at West Towson Elementary School will be removed and replaced early next month. Neighbors of the new school had complained to the Baltimore County Council and asked for a redesign. It is a very tall sign with LED lights that blinked information in red all day & night. In a [...]

New Year’s Eve at Port Discovery in Baltimore 2010

December 28th, 2010

To celebrate the last year of 2010 and prepare to welcome 2011, Port Discovery is having a mid-day event on Friday for those who may not make it to midnight! Dubbed "Noontime New Year", this should be a great time for kids & adults alike. This year's theme is "A Masquerade Bash", so [...]

21093 Home Sale Statistics November 2010

December 26th, 2010

The Lutherville-Timonium zip code of 21093 did not fare very well in home sales for November 2010 versus the same time last year. Sales were down 43.86% with only a little over $8 Million selling, versus over $14M last year. Average Timonium home sale prices were down 7.15% from $340,288 to $315,967. Here is the [...]

Merry Christmas 2010

December 24th, 2010

Merry Christmas to my friends who celebrate! This year has been one of ups & downs, and Christmas is a great time to reflect and celebrate the time with our family. Of course, my son is sick, so tonight's festivities have been canceled, but we will hopefully see everyone at some point this week. I [...]

Baltimore Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2010

December 22nd, 2010

Many people in the Baltimore area look for restaurants open on Christmas Day because often places are closed. Last year I compiled a list of restaurants in Towson open Christmas Day. This year, I am expanding into Baltimore City because one restaurant sent an email sharing that they would be open! This year, The Prime [...]

21204 Towson Home Sale Statistics November 2010

December 21st, 2010

The 21204 Home Sale Statistics for November 2010 had both highs and lows. The amount of sales dropped slightly, about 3%, over the same period last year. Here is the report. The good news is that the average sales price jumped over 44% to $516,938 from $358,083. There were 17 new houses listed to bring [...]

21286 Towson Home Sale Statistics November 2010

December 20th, 2010

The 21286 zip code of Towson, MD had decent home sales statistics for November 2010. Towson real estate encompasses 21286 and 21204. The zip codes have very different market areas and statistics! The average sold price in 21286 was up 9.36% over the same period last year. That is great news for Towson homeowners! Average [...]

Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Area Improvement Association Holiday Party In The WoodsDecember 18, 2010

December 16th, 2010

The Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Area Improvement Association (RRLRAIA) has its' annual Holiday Party In the Woods scheduled for Saturday, December 18, 2010 from 4-6 pm. If you live in Towson in the neighborhoods in the Association, you are invited to join in! Last year's Holiday in the Woods party was snowed out with our first two [...]