Neighborhoods

MOD Pizza opens at The Rotunda in Hampden

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Photo via MOD Pizza/ Twitter

MOD Pizza, a national pizza chain specializing in made-to-order pies and salads, has opened its newest location in Hampden’s slowly revitalizing, semi-upscale Rotunda shopping center.

Amid construction on Druid Lake Reservoir, city to install pedestrian, bike paths connecting Remington and Reservoir Hill

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The new planned layout for Druid Park Lake Drive, eastbound. Image via Bikemore.

In its present sprawling state, Druid Park Lake Drive “acts as a divider”—”a moat,” even—for pedestrians and residents living near Druid Hill Park, Councilman Leon Pinkett says. “The speed and the width of that corridor doesn’t allow communities of West Baltimore…to really access the park in the way that it should.”

But with Baltimore’s Department of Transportation already set to close off lanes along the thoroughfare to make way for construction equipment for the ongoing Druid Lake Reservoir project, the city is trying a temporary experiment that Pinkett suggests is a “win-win.”

Event Pick: Malian musician Sidi Touré plays Creative Alliance

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Photo by Ismaël Diallo.

NPR once praised the music of Malian vocalist and guitarist Sidi Touré for the way “it beckons listeners to come closer.” Nowhere is that more true than in the musician’s most recent release, “Toubalbero,” a danceable and texturally rich album that Rolling Stone said “electroshocks the acoustic folk sounds dominating his prior four albums.” 

Owner of razed historic Upton building—and contractor who tore it down—face costly penalties over surprise demolition

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Photo by Ethan McLeod

The city has ordered a New York-based property firm to pay a $463,772 in penalties after a contractor’s surprising unauthorized demolition of Upton’s historic former St. Vincent’s Orphan Asylum building.

FashionEASTa: The Style Event of the Season at Harbor East.. Reserve Your VIP Ticket Now!

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All eyes on Harbor East! Baltimore’s most happening fashion district is unveiling this season’s hottest spring & summer looks on the runway at FashionEASTa, Harbor East’s 7th Annual Fashion Show.

20%+ off spring sale at Wilson Lighting & Interiors starting April 23

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Wilson Lighting & Interiors is celebrating spring starting April 23 with AT LEAST 20% off everything* in the store. Stop in to see the latest in lighting and interior decor from this local, family-owned shop and Towson landmark.  Hurry…sale ends May 5!

  • Excludes bulbs & glass.

Brew House No. 16 ready for relaunch this weekend

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Image via Facebook.

Brew House No. 16, the brewery and restaurant occupying an old firehouse in Mount Vernon, is planning to relaunch this weekend with an updated menu and new beer offerings.