Downtown Baltimore

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 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, [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

Baltimore Craft Beer Festival 2018

October 29th, 2018

The Baltimore Craft Beer Festival 2018 is Saturday, November 3 at the Canton Waterfront Park. The Baltimore Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 40 Maryland craft breweries, and will also have a "homebrew" competition for those brewing at home. There will be a battle of the bands, local food, games, trivia and more. Hours [...]

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 [...]

Baltimore Harbor Harvest 2018

October 9th, 2018

Baltimore Harbor Harvest 2018 is Sunday, October 14 from 10am-3pm. This is the 11th Annual Harbor Harvest, hosted by Waterfront Partnership. The Harbor Harvest Fall Children's Festival is held at Rash Field, 201 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230. The event is free, but you can buy tickets for certain activities online until noon Friday, October [...]