Tag: Charles Street

Pop-Up Mini Golf Course to Open in Station North this Month

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A rendering of the mini golf course set to open at N. Charles Street and E. Lafayette Avenue.

No longer must you journey to Towson, Perry Hall or Jessup to play mini golf – for this summer and early fall, at least. Station North is getting its very own putt-putt course, thanks to four teams of city students and artists, as well as some brilliant architects and the folks at OpenWorks.

Family, Friends and Colleagues Mourn Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run on Charles Street

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Aaron Laciny, photo via Hopkins Hub

As police continue to investigate the fatal hit-and-run crash that took 20-year-old Aaron Laciny’s life on Monday evening, his family and peers have been sharing kind words about the late researcher, cyclist and outdoors enthusiast.

Warrington Penthouse Sells for More than $700,000

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Sellers accepted a sales figure “north of” $700,000 yesterday for a rarely available penthouse condominium at The Warrington, located at 3908 N. Charles Street.

Modern English: Chic Family House In Homeland Asks $1,350,000

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Hot House: 213 Goodale Road, Baltimore, MD 21212

English village-style house in brick, circa 1930, with slate roof and copper trim. Six bedrooms, four full and two half baths over over four levels. 4,850 sq. feet with finished basement. Entrance hall, living room with french doors, fireplace and window seat, paneled library, sunroom with doors to double patio. Hardwood floors throughout. Renovated master bath with custom desk and cabinetry. Bathrooms remodeled. Bedroom closets added. New central air, two-car garage, extensive professional landscaping, on a .26-acre lot: $1,350,000

The Owners of ‘Sascha’s Cafe’ Have Put their Landmark Building on Charles Street Up for Sale

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The restaurant building at 527 N. Charles Street was used to film a key scene in Barry Levinson’s movie, Diner.

Agora Buys Two Charles Street Buildings; Pratt Street Parcel Draws Three Bids; Apartments Proposed for Federal Hill; Ayers Saint Gross Honored

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Agora's new building
One of Agora’s two new buildings

A long-dormant building on Charles Street will come back to life starting today, after a new owner renovated it and moved employees in over the weekend.

Construction on Charles Street is Officially Done

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34th_StreetThe era of construction in Charles Village is over. City officials marked the end of the three-year project on Charles Street on Tuesday.

Charles Street Road Construction Is Almost Over

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It feels like just yesterday that we were warning you, dear readers, about the “the ultimately-good-but-really-stressful-for-the-next-few-years reconstruction of Charles Street” — but in reality, it’s taken two years to complete the construction project aimed at making the area around Johns Hopkins more pedestrian friendly. The reconstruction involved shutting down both north- and south-bound lanes of Charles Street, a major thoroughfare, for months. But drivers take note: That’s about to change, sooner than you might expect.

Running Doc Makes Rapid Recovery, Hopes to Return to Running in 2015

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On March 28, 2013, Dr. Ted Houk was commuting to work, as usual, with a morning run.  For years, the Lutherville doctor had become a familiar face to commuters on Charles Street as he jogged past traffic in black bicycle shorts, briefcase in hand, with a long braid down his back. But that March morning nearly six months ago, he was jogging down Charles Street when he was hit on the right leg by the bumper of a car, cracked the car’s windshield, and was immediately flown to Maryland Shock Trauma.  The accident left him with numerous fractures in his right leg, two fractures in his right collarbone, four cuts around the left knee, and a chip fracture in his left hip.

Dr. Houk before the accident.
Dr. Houk before the accident.

Since the accident, Dr. Houk, an internist who practiced independently, has endured surgeries, therapy and more. After months of tender care from his wife – and office manager – Pamela Jenkins, he’s been making a wonderfully rapid recovery.  He will return to practicing medicine in January 2014, and hopes to be up and running by 2015.

Baltimore’s Ongoing Disaster: Water Main Breaks

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The new Charles Street River? Photo by Lee Gardner

Maybe you were trying to drive up Charles Street to get to work this morning, only to find this crucial throughway under water — not because of a hurricane, but because a water main broke. Or maybe you (like me) woke up one morning in August to find the sidewalk outside your house had turned into a river. Or maybe you were terrified by the news of the sinkhole that opened in the middle of the street in Southwest Baltimore this summer. In any case, it’s clear by now:  Baltimore’s water mains are in terrible shape, and they’re only going to keep breaking. So what’s a city without a whole lot of extra money to spend on improving aging infrastructure to do?