Baltimore

Baltimore Property Tax Cut Proposed

March 12th, 2019

A Baltimore City property tax cut was proposed by Mayor Pugh to reduce the tax rate by 2021. Mayor Pugh's goal is to have the Baltimore City owner occupied property tax rate reduced to under 2% of an assessed property's value. Her hope is to have it reduced to 2.048% by this coming July, according [...]

Baltimore Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

March 6th, 2019

The Baltimore St. Patrick's Day 2019 parade is March 10. The Parade starts at 2:00 pm at the Washington Monument, continues down Charles St, and then heads over to Pratt St. and Market Place. There is a foot race, the Shamrock 5K that begins at 1:15pm, so it is recommend getting there early to get [...]

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2019

January 2nd, 2019

Baltimore Restaurant Week Winter 2019 is January 11-20 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 $20-35, depending on the place, (I will note, though, that in the past, the majority have been higher [...]

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2019

December 27th, 2018

Baltimore City Christmas Tree Pickup 2018 will be happening January 2-January 31, 2019. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works posted on their website: "DPW will offer curbside tree collection from Wednesday, Jan. 2 through Thursday, Jan. 31. Residents should set out trees on their regularly scheduled trash collection day, at the same location where their [...]

Southwest Airlines Showcased Baltimore

December 11th, 2018

Southwest Airlines showcased Baltimore in a multi-page article called "The City You're Missing - Baltimore." Writing of the unique work spaces, affordable housing, and lively bar scene that Baltimore has, the author, Jay Heinrichs, states that Baltimore may be the most underrated city in America. Twenty-two pages highlight the great parts of Baltimore. The cleanliness, [...]

Dollar Days Baltimore 2018

December 3rd, 2018

Dollar Days in Downtown Baltimore 2018 are Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9. 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, [...]

Baltimore Christmas Parade 2018

November 30th, 2018

he Baltimore Christmas Parade 2018, or "The Mayor's 46th Annual Christmas Parade" is scheduled for Sunday, December 2 at 1pm in Hampden. The route of the parade is 2.5 miles long stretching from from Medfield through Hampden. It starts at Poly/Western, crosses Cold Spring Lane, continues South on Falls Rd to 36th St, turns East [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2018

November 30th, 2018

The Washington Monument Lighting 2018 is Thursday, December 6. 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 [...]

Thank You Veterans 2018

November 7th, 2018

Thank you to our Veterans. Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, 2018. This is a day when I thank both our veterans and our active military personnel for the freedoms they help to protect. I found this video below about the history of Veterans Day. It is a good reminder that FREEDOM is not FREE. [...]

Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink 2018

November 5th, 2018

The Baltimore Inner Harbor Ice Rink will open November 9, 2018! 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: [...]