Clipper Mill

Tractor Building conversion plan gets mixed reviews from city design panel

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The back of the proposed development in Clipper Mill. Rendering by Marren Architects.

A plan to construct apartments inside Woodberry’s historic Tractor Building drew both praise and criticism Thursday from Baltimore’s design review panel, which suggested the developer explore a different approach. 

Woodberry residents question whether a proposed development is ‘historic’ enough

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Rendering by Marren Architects

Another preservation controversy is brewing in historic Woodberry, just as residents are deciding whether to have their area designated a city historic district.

Latest Clipper Mill plan calls for 147 new residences, including apartments and townhouses

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The Tractor Building, future home to nearly 100 apartments, plus parking. Photo by Ed Gunts.

New developers selected for Baltimore’s Clipper Mill community aim to add 48 townhouses and about 99 apartments over the next several years, according to preliminary plans that will be presented to the community this week.

Clipper Mill’s Oddest Museum Is Closing

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Les Harris’ Amaranthine Museum in Clipper Mill, a 10-year-old attraction that showcases 200 paintings by the late artist Les Harris, is closing permanently this month at its current location and moving to a different site with less space.

Featured Listing: Beautiful Stone Mill Home in Historic Woodberry

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Featured Listing:  3711 Clipper Rd- Historic Woodberry

List Price:  $399,900

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms

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This gorgeous home presents a rare opportunity to own a beautifully renovated, distinctive dwelling in a community where one can walk to everything; including nationally recognized restaurants, award-winning coffee shop, artisans and more.

Tiny Workshop from Charm City Craft Mafia

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Want to gain a whole heap of new skills in one delightful evening? That’s the idea behind the Charm City Craft Mafia’s latest venture: the Tiny Workshop. It’s a quick and dirty (okay, not that dirty) intro to three different art forms as practiced by some of Baltimore’s favorite crafters. All supplies are provided, and the level of instruction is perfect even for those with little or no experience. And did we mention the workshop is being held at Artifact Coffee? That means you can sip on some of the best java in town or snack from their always-delicious menu while you master your new found craft skills.

STARTS HERE! The Ivy Bookshop Reading Series Tonight at Artifact Coffee

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Starts Here! At Artifact Coffee

THE IVY BOOKSHOP AND ARTIFACT COFFEE

Monday, August 25, 2014 – 7:00pm

Jen Michalski hosts the August installment of our Starts Here! series. The evening will feature readings by Michael Kimball, Sarah Pinsker,Matthew Zingg.

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By The Author

Michael Kimball is the author of seven books, including GalagaBig Ray, and Dear Everybody. His work has been translated into a dozen languages, and featured on NPRs All Things Considered and in Vice, as well as in The Guardian and Bomb.

Sarah Pinsker‘s novelette In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind, won the 2014 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and was a finalist for the Nebula Award. Her fiction has been published in magazines including Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, Baltimore City Paper, and more, and in anthologies including Long HiddenFierce Family, and The Future Embodied. She co-hosts the Baltimore Science Fiction Society’s Dangerous Voices Variety Hour, a reading series/quiz show.

Matthew Zingg’s work can be found in Blackbird, Muzzle, Sink Review, The Madison Review, The Awl, HTML Giant, 32 Poems, The Rumpus, The Paris-American, and Everyday Genius among others. Originally from Tennessee, Zingg now lives in Baltimore, where he hosts the Federal Dust Reading Series.

 

Tonight at Respite Wellness Center Baltimore: Deepen your Practice with Patanjali Yoga

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Tonight – Deepen your Practice with Patanjali Yoga – Iyengar based practice is an adjunct to Jennifer’s teacher training – great practice for teachers and for those wishing to enjoy the present moment through true alignment and deepen the focus of their practice. $20 

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