Baltimore County

Maryland Property Tax Rate Not as High as Many Believe

January 30th, 2019

The Maryland property tax rate is not as high as many believe. I hear pretty often that the Maryland property tax rate is one of the highest in the country. Though it may feel that way, currently, it ranks #20, according to this post in the Patch. There are 19 other states with property tax [...]

Baltimore County Most Expensive Home Sales 2018

January 9th, 2019

Baltimore County's most expensive home sales in 2018 were found north of the city, with the most expensive found in Butler. The five highest home sales in Baltimore County in 2018, according to Bright, our local multiple listing system, were: 1. 15324 Falls Road, Butler, MD 21023. $3,873,500. Situated on almost 128 acres in Northwestern Baltimore County, [...]

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2019

January 8th, 2019

Baltimore County Restaurant Week Winter 2019 starts Friday, January 18, and runs through February 2. As of this post, there are currently 39 Baltimore County restaurants showing as participating this month! (Seven more were added just 1/2!) Lunch and Dinner Prices will be $15-35.00. Each restaurant has set its' own prices and specialty menus, so [...]

Property Taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore Rise in 2019

January 7th, 2019

Property taxes in Baltimore County and Baltimore City rise in 2019. Well, and every other county in Maryland. This is apparently the first year since 2008 where every single Maryland county is seeing property tax increases. Assessments on Maryland properties are averaging a 9.1% increase on average. Baltimore City residents are seeing a 5.9% increase, [...]

Baltimore County Christmas Tree Pickup 2019

January 1st, 2019

Baltimore County Christmas Tree pickup 2019 is the over a two week period, beginning the week of January 14, 2019. Christmas trees in Baltimore County must be placed by the curb or in the alley (if that is your normal trash location) by January 18 in order to ensure pickup. The trees must be completely [...]

Free Parking Baltimore County Holidays 2018

December 19th, 2018

There will be free parking in Towson to share holiday cheer Friday, December 21-Tuesday December 25, 2018. It is a gift from Baltimore County, hoping to entice you to shop at local stores! According to a video on the Baltimore County Government Facebook page, parking will be free at 1,735 meters around Baltimore County. The [...]

Towson WinterFest 2018

November 23rd, 2018

Towson Winterfest 2018 begins Friday, November 30 with the tree lighting, plus a number of activities throughout December! Saturday, December 1 is Breakfast with Elsa and Olaf for a fee. Friday night, December 7th is Family Fire & Ice Night. Saturday, December 8th is Breakfast with Buddy the Elf & The Grinch for a fee. [...]

Towson Tree Lighting 2018

November 21st, 2018

The Towson Tree Lighting Ceremony is November 30, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Olympic Park by the Towson Circle. Santa Claus will be arriving by fire engine! This is the kick off event for Towson Winterfest, the Towson Chamber of Commerce's fun activities planned for the holiday season. Towson Winterfest will include Breakfast with Santa, [...]

Halloween in Baltimore 2018

October 24th, 2018

The weekend before Halloween in Baltimore is often filled with fun activities and good times! This year Halloween is on Tuesday, 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 [...]

Hereford Fall Festival 2018

October 15th, 2018

Hereford Fall Festival 2018 is BACK! The dates are October 20 and 21. This will be the 19th Annual Hereford Volunteer Fire Company Fall Festival. There will be live music, wine from local wineries, a beer truck, lots of food vendors, and a ton of activities. Activities include: HELICOPTER RIDES! Hay wagon rides, monster truck [...]