Visit The Ivy Bookshop on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. as Evan Balkan discusses his walking guide to Baltimore’s most interesting places, both well-known and off the beaten track. The guide, Walking Baltimore, includes the city’s well-known neighborhoods — Downtown, the Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon, Fells Point and more –but in the voice of its insider author, it also covers lesser-known and far-flung corners, revealing what makes Baltimore such a wonderful and fascinating destination and hometown.
Full of little-known facts and trivia, the book shows how and why Baltimore was an essential player in the country’s early history and continues to be influential today. Here is a city almost unparalleled in American history that lives up to its modern reputation as a quirky, come-as-you-are and be-what-you’ll-be place.
About the Author:
Evan Balkan holds degrees from Towson, George Mason and Johns Hopkins Universities and teaches writing at the Community College of Baltimore County. He is the author of five other books of nonfiction, including 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore and Best in Tent Camping: Maryland. He lives in Towson with his wife and two daughters.
Join Evan Balkan at the Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road, on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit The Ivy Bookshop website.
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