Neighborhood Spotlight

Neighborhood Spotlight: Live, Learn, Work and Play in Eager Park


Eager Park

When Charles Aloe bought his home in Eager Park in 2015, he moved to the neighborhood formerly known as Middle East with the knowledge it was an area considered to be on the rise. However, what really sold the Baltimore transplant on the home was the affordability of such a large, newly-renovated rowhome for a fraction of the price of the home he previously purchased in Little Italy, he said.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Abell – the “Painted Lady” Neighborhood of Charm City


Abell Neighborhood Baltimore

Named in honor of Baltimore Sun founder A.S. Abell and the avenue that bears his name, the Abell neighborhood in North Baltimore comprises nine square blocks in the heart of Baltimore. Known for its vibrantly colored “Painted Lady” row houses, the area is almost entirely residential leading to an active, close-knit community that makes Abell one of Charm City’s most charming neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Highlandtown – Diversity, dining, and the arts make it a popular choice for Baltimoreans


Highlandtown mural

From attending festivals at Patterson Park to eating at the latest ethnic eatery to open on Eastern Avenue, Highlandtown residents have so many reasons to love city life. The Southeast Baltimore neighborhood has welcomed immigrants since 1866 and remains a welcoming neighborhood for new residents today. Originally settled by Irish, German, Polish and Italian immigrants, the area now hosts a mix of ethnicities, including longtime residents and a recent wave of Hispanic and African residents. The neighborhood is also home to the largest arts district in Maryland—the Highlandtown Arts & Entertainment District — and boasts its fair share of galleries, artist studios, murals and arts and cultural activities.