When J.K. Rowling and Maurice Sendak wanted to promote children’s books in Baltimore, they knew just where to go.
When the leaders of Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church disclosed a year ago that the church would merge with another congregation and sell its buildings on Charles Street, area residents were understandably concerned about what would happen to the property.
Would the church be torn down to make way for a housing subdivision? Offices? Or even sadder, a gas station and convenience store?
More shops and restaurants will be coming to downtown Baltimore under a plan to build a third retail pavilion along Pratt Street.
After receiving international attention for her portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama–so much so that her painting had to be moved to a larger space within the gallery to accommodate the crowds–Amy Sherald is scheduled to unveil a large work of public art in Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertainment District, where she has a studio.
He’s turned up in Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Dublin, Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney–more than 60 cities in all.
Now he’s found a spot in Baltimore as well.
The intersection of York and Joppa roads has been considered the center of Towson since Ezekiel Towson opened a hotel and tavern there in the 18th century, and a group of developers wants to keep it that way.
Renowned Baltimore film director Matt Porterfield’s latest work is debuting next week at a festival in Spanish Basque Country.
You can call her Professor Smith now.
Janet Marie Smith, the Baltimore resident, and nationally prominent urban designer and planner who played a key role in shaping Oriole Park at Camden Yards and other major league ballparks, has gone back to school.