Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dollar Days in Downtown Baltimore December 3 & 4

November 30th, 2011

This weekend is "Dollar or Less Days" in Downtown Baltimore, where museums open for a dollar or less -- and invite you to join in the fun! This is part of the "Downtown for the Holidays" promotion, trying to bring people Downtown in the month of December. There are 15 museums participating this year, including the [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2011

November 28th, 2011

The Washington Monument Lighting is always a popular event, with nearby museums and shops participating, and many people coming to enjoy the magic of lights, fireworks, and this year, a laser show finale choreographed to music! This year is the 40th Annual Lighting of the Washington Monument, so expect an extra special night. The lighting [...]

Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees 2011

November 24th, 2011

The Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees is this weekend after Thanksgiving, as it is each year. It is open Friday & Saturday, the 25th & 26th, from 10am-9pm, and Sunday the 27th from 10am-6pm. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $6 for Seniors and Children ages 5-12. (Children 4 and under are free.) Tickets can be [...]

Baltimore Thanksgiving 2011

November 23rd, 2011

Well, Thanksgiving will be a weird one this year for many of us here in Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers at 8:20pm Thanksgiving night -- so my family will be split up in places. A mini Kirk Thanksgiving will be held at Ravens Stadium (or really, prior to, at the tailgate), [...]

BGE Town Hall Meeting Monday November 28, 2011

November 22nd, 2011

Senator Jim Brochin is hosting a Town Hall Meeting in regards to BGE and specifically its' handling of the Hurricane Irene situation on Monday, November 28, 2011 from 7-9pm at Towson High School. As many of you know, my family was without power for an entire week. Each day, I would head into my office, [...]

Downtown Baltimore Holiday Light Show at Power Plant

November 17th, 2011

A brand new holiday light show will be showcased this season on and around the Power Plant in Downtown Baltimore. It begins this Saturday, and it looks to be spectacular! The light show will be held throughout the holiday season at the following times & dates: Saturday, November 19 – Saturday December 31 Sunday – [...]

Marney’s “Famous” “Best Sweet Potato Casserole Ever” Recipe

November 16th, 2011

Our office Thanksgiving luncheon just ended, and as usual, I had multiple requests for my sweet potato recipe. It's not a big secret, and I am happy to share. I created the recipe in 1999, when I was asked to bring sweet potatoes to multiple Thanksgiving luncheons. I will clarify that at the time, I [...]

Cockeysville Home Sale Statistics October 2011

November 15th, 2011

The Cockeysville home sale statistics for October were down a significant amount from October 2010. The total sold dollar volume was down over 30%, and the average sales price was down 10%. Seven houses changed hands, two less than October last year. The biggest difference is the sales prices for attached homes -- down 44.30% [...]

Timonium Home Sale Statistics October 2011

November 14th, 2011

Home sales in Timonium were up slightly over the same period last year with $10,144,017 in homes changing hands last month. The average sales price was down 8.63% to $349,794, mostly due to the detached homes price which was down 18.39% from $428,953 last October to $350,060 this year. This tells me that most likely [...]

This Month in Real Estate November 2011

November 10th, 2011

This Month in Real Estate for November 2011 has been released! The numbers from October, presented by Jay Papasan, showed the home sales at an annual pace of 4.9 million, down slightly from last month, but much better than September's numbers. Median home price was $165,000, which is another drop from This Month in Real [...]