Downtown Baltimore

Baltimore Named Top Ten Coolest City to Visit by Forbes

March 7th, 2018

Baltimore was named a top ten coolest city to visit by Forbes! The article discusses Under Armour's campus, as well as the Sagamore Pendry, also owned by Kevin Plank, the awesome art scene, including Amy Sherald, who painted Michelle Obama’s portrait for the National Portrait Gallery. Amy Sherald is also on the board of the [...]

Twelve Things To Do Before Selling Your Home

March 1st, 2018

Twelve things to do before selling your home is an important list to consider when going through the home sale process. Some of the items are quick and easy, some others take time and effort - some more than others. Here is a list that put together: Find a great real estate agent. In [...]

Millennials and Homebuying Questions

February 22nd, 2018

Millennials and homebuying questions - these go hand in hand. Of course, most homebuyers have a lot of questions, but this generation has a unique position where they are between those who had to put 20% down in order to buy a house, and those who do not believe they will ever have the money [...]

Buying a Flipped Home – What Should I Know?

February 7th, 2018

Buying a flipped home - what should I know comes from a CNBC article about issues some buyers have had when buying flipped homes. First, let's start with, "what is a flipped home?" A flipped home is a home that was bought most likely in a state of disrepair - whether it was a foreclosure, or [...]

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2018

January 5th, 2018

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2018 is January 12-21 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 [...]

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2018

December 27th, 2017

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2018 will be happening January 9-January 31, 2018! The Baltimore City Department of Public Works just posted on their website on 12/26/17: "DPW will offer curbside tree collection beginning Tuesday, January 9 through Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Residents should set out trees on their regularly scheduled trash collection day, at the [...]

Dollar Days Baltimore 2017

December 1st, 2017

Dollar Days in Downtown Baltimore 2017 are Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10. 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, [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2017

November 30th, 2017

The Washington Monument Lighting 2017 is Thursday, December 7. 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 in the South Park, there will be holiday crafts and photos with Santa. There will be [...]

Millennial Mortgage Problem in Baltimore and Other Cities

November 6th, 2017

Millennials are not buying homes often in many areas, and there is good reason. Millennials don't always have the money for a downpayment to buy a home! An article in USA Today discusses the student debt and lack of savings that can create this issue. A company by the name of Apartment List figured out [...]

Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink 2017

November 2nd, 2017

The Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink will open November 10, 2017! 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 1st: [...]