Weekend Events Calendar: Baltimore Running Festival, Maryland Food Truck Week, MICA Haunted House, Trash Wheel Fan Fest

Weekly specials at Mount Washington TavernThis Weekend Events Post is sponsored by Mount Washington Tavern – Make sure to check out their weekly specials including Rib Nights, T-bone Nights and more.  

The air is a bit crisper, and it’s that time when the harvest and the spooky season combine. Fall festivals offering cider and haunted houses bringing frights abound, side-by-side on the schedule. Plus, make way for runners and food trucks in the streets this weekend. Enjoy:

Hot Plate: Two vegan bake shops, three farm events, four wine dinners and much more

Chef Melanie Molinaro has opened a new vegan eatery, Little Fig Bake Shop, inside Stall 11 in R. House.

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, a vegan baked goods expert, a big beer drinker or a fan of farm parties, there’s an event you’ll love this week in Baltimore. Here’s a look at what’s on tap:

Kaiser Permanente Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum: Free Admission & Total Health on Saturday, October 27


Kaiser Permanente Day at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Kaiser Permanente and the historic Reginald F. Lewis Museum are working in partnership for a brighter Baltimore to achieve our shared vision of Total Health for the Mind, Body, and Sprit.

Kaiser Permanente Day at the Museum will offer free admission for ALL attendees, so come out and join us on Saturday October 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Goucher College president José Bowen to step down in June 2019

Outgoing Goucher College president José Bowen. Photo courtesy of Goucher College.

After four years at the helm of Goucher College in Towson, José Bowen announced today in an email to the campus community and alumni that he’s stepping down after the current academic year.

Two Stunning Homes Featured by the Whit Harvey Group


Oct 19 Whit Harvey Group

2212 Tufton Ridge Road​  Reisterstown, MD

Absolutely stunning home in sought-after Worthington Valley – just 30 minutes from downtown yet in the middle of horse country.

Planning Commission green-lights five new townhouses in Hampden

The future site of five new townhomes at Ash and W. 36th streets in Hampden. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

Baltimore’s Planning Commission on Thursday approved a developer’s plan to add five new townhouses at the western edge of Hampden in North Baltimore, in spite of the neighborhood association’s objections about the parking arrangement and front-facing design of the new residences.

Baltimore (maybe) has a new police commissioner

Joel Fitzgerald. Image via the Forth Worth Police Department.

Forth Worth’s police commissioner, Joel Fitzgerald, is reportedly leaving his post to become the top cop in Baltimore, according to reports out of the Texas city.

Mayor Betsy Price made that announcement to local media this morning.