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Millionaire David Bach Says “Buying a home is ‘an escalator to wealth'”

January 18th, 2017

Millionaire David Bach says, "Buying a home is an 'escalator to wealth'," according to an interview with CNBC. He states in the CNBC article, "If millennials don't buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in this country are little to none. The average homeowner to this day is 38 times wealthier than [...]

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Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2017

January 4th, 2017

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2017 is January 13-22 at a good number of restaurants in Baltimore City. There are many different eateries on the list of restaurants in Baltimore. The participating restaurants will have prix-fixe menus. Three course dinners will be $35 or $25, depending on the place, (I will note, though, that in the past, the majority have [...]

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Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2017

December 28th, 2016

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2017 will be happening January 3-January 31, 2017! The Baltimore City Department of Public Works just posted on their Facebook Page on 12/27/16: "...the Bureau of Solid Waste will offer curbside tree collection from Tuesday, January 3, 2017, through Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Residents should set out trees on their regularly [...]

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Maryland Named 8th Best State To Live in by 24/7 Wall Street

December 1st, 2016

Maryland was named the 8th best state to live in by the website 24/7 Wall Street in November 2016. The states were ranked based on three social and economic measures including educational achievement, life expectancy at birth, and each state's poverty rate. For educational achievement, 39% of Maryland adults have earned at least a bachelor's degree, which, [...]

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Dollar Days Baltimore 2016

November 29th, 2016

Dollar Days in Downtown Baltimore 2016 are Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4. What are Dollar Days? Technically Dollar or Less Days, they are the days where participating Downtown Baltimore museums offer admission for $1 or less! This year, fourteen venues are participating. We have been to the Maryland Science Center with friends for dollar days, [...]

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Washington Monument Lighting 2016

November 23rd, 2016

The Washington Monument Lighting 2016 is Thursday, December 1. The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:00-7, there is a Kid's Corner with: Holiday Crafts, Free Facepainting, and a Pixelated Photobooth with Santa. There will [...]

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Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink 2016

November 2nd, 2016

The Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink will open November 11, 2016! It is scheduled to be open every day, even holidays. Hours are: Monday through Thursday  12:00pm–10:00pm Friday  12:00pm-11:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 11:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm There are exceptions for these hours: There will be Extended Holiday Hours: December 23rd through January 2nd: [...]

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11615 Silvermaple Court Hunt Valley Station Home For Sale

October 28th, 2016

11615 Silvermaple Court is a four bedroom home in Hunt Valley Station for sale for $559,000. *As of November 28, it is under contract with a home sale contingent contract.* This Hunt Valley Station home has 2,198 square feet above ground, which does not include the basement. The basement is finished with a rec room, large laundry room, and [...]

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Halloween in Baltimore 2016

October 20th, 2016

The weekend before Halloween in Baltimore is often filled with fun activities and good times! This year Halloween is on Monday, so some many of the events will be the weekend before for Baltimore Halloween fun! I will put the date of the event in BOLD so you know which dates to find these events! Hunt [...]

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Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 2016

October 4th, 2016

Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show will be in Baltimore October 10-17, 2016. Beginning October 13, the Blue Angels will practice maneuvers over the Inner Harbor. The Air Show show is on October 15 & 16, with scheduled start time of about 1pm both days. During the entire week, a number of ships from the U.S. and Canadian [...]