Baltimore Fishbowl Staff


Amtrak offers ‘buy one, get one free’ on Acela and Northeast Regional trains


While COVID may keep most people on the Northeast Corridor home this fall, Amtrak is looking to incentivize travelers with its Buy One Get One Free sale on all Acela and Northeast Regional trains – from Boston to Virginia.  By booking between September 21 through Wednesday, September 30 for travel from Thursday, September 24 through Saturday, December 12, 2020, customers on the Northeast Corridor can purchase tickets at a steep discount.

Register to vote, request mail-in ballot at Mom’s Organic tomorrow

Mom’s Organic in the Rotunda partners with Common Cause and The League of Women Voters tomorrow to host a voter registration drive in celebration of National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 22.

Maryland sends personnel and equipment to help fight wildfires out West

Oregon Fires, 2020. Author: Bruhmoney77, via Wikimedia Commons. “Photo I took outside of my house of the sky at one point on September 8th due to the fires at a high school close to me.” Find the original photo here.

As the West Coast continues to battle historic wildfires, the state of Maryland is lending its support to response efforts in California and Oregon.

Ekiben and NiHao host charity pop-up tomorrow night, Sept. 17


Asian Fusion restaurant Ekiben, with locations in Hampden and Fell’s Pt., and chef Steve Chu along with Canton restaurant NiHao’s chef Pichet Ong and Lydia Chang are collaborating on a special pop-up event tomorrow night, Thursday, September 17 with proceeds benefiting CureDuchenne.

MCHC announces new series launching with Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, Ph.D.

Carla Hayden

Librarian of Congress and Baltimorean, Carla Hayden, Ph.D., will join Catherine Mayfield, France-Merrick Director of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library at the Maryland Center for History and Culture, on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in a conversation about how museums and libraries can make their collections useful in today’s world. The program is the first in a four-part series entitled, “Core Conversations,” and will explore the institution’s four newly identified core values: discovery, dialogue, authenticity, and community.

Lexington Market vendor applications now accepted, due Oct. 2


Round one vendor applications for food purveyors and retail businesses at the historic Lexington Market, which is undergoing a redevelopment to construct a new market building, have opened until October 2nd, 2020.