Cross Keys

Apartments, office building, grocery store proposed for the Village of Cross Keys


After living in Baltimore’s Village of Cross Keys for 30 years, Marjorie Goodman says, she was seriously considering moving out because she felt the community isn’t what it used to be.

But after hearing prospective buyer Arsh Mirmiran outline his vision for revitalizing the community with new apartments, offices, a grocery store and a gym, among other changes, she has decided to stay.

Holiday Shopping at the Village of Cross Keys


The Villages of Cross Keys

Retail trends may come and go, but in Baltimore’s the Village of Cross Keys, some things have stayed the same. The 54-year-old shopping center has remained a fixture of North Baltimore with loyal customers who come for the unique merchandise, personalized service and walkable, outdoor courtyard with seasonal plants and benches. Anchored by Williams Sonoma and Talbots, the center’s small businesses include the Pied Piper, Store Ltd., Octavia Boutique among other specialty tenants.

The Village of Cross Keys is the perfect spot to support local stores as you kick off your holiday shopping on Nov. 30, also known as Small Business Saturday. Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy the carolers and hot cocoa during its Holiday Hoopla. Some of the stores will feature their own celebrations, like the Pied Piper, which will have champagne for the adults and lollipops for the kids along with a festive window display.

Kick off the Season with a Holiday Hoopla at The Village of Cross Keys on 11/30


On Saturday, November 30, deck the halls at The Village of Cross Keys at their Holiday Hoopla. Enjoy strolling carolers while you start your holiday shopping. Check out the season’s arts and crafts while you sip hot cocoa. Santa will be there for pictures, checking his list twice, so make sure you are on your best behavior. The Village of the Cross Keys’ Holiday Hoopla is the perfect way to kick off the season.

Spring Shopping at the Village of Cross Keys


The sun is shining. The daffodils are blooming. Spring has finally arrived in Baltimore, and there’s no better time to spruce up your wardrobe or home. The Village of Cross Keys includes some of the best specialty shops in town with everything you need to jumpstart the season.

Egg Hunts, Easter Bunny and Tasty Treats – Join Village of Cross Keys on April 13


Easter at Village of Cross Keys

Bring the kids and pets out to the Village of Cross Keys for an Easter spectacle at the Spring Fair in the Square. Kids and adults alike can enjoy some fun in the Spring sun on Saturday, April 13 from 1pm-4pm. The day includes an egg hunt, visits with the Easter bunny, puppet show, games and more. Add the “egg”celent event to your calendar and hop on over on April 13!

Complete Your Holiday Shopping at The Village of Cross Keys


The Villages of Cross KeysIt’s the most wonderful time of the year. And while you are making that list (and checking it twice), make sure to stop over at the Village of Cross Keys. Minutes from downtown, Cross Keys offers some of Baltimore’s best shopping with local boutiques, as well as wonderful national retailers, tasty dining options and a Radisson hotel (a perfect spot for out-of-town family). Putting the charm in Charm City, the Village of Cross Keys has a little something for everyone. You’ll be checking off that list in no time and enjoying a hot toddy at one of the cafes!

Donna’s at Cross Keys to close down after this weekend

Photo via Donna’s website

The Village of Cross Keys is losing a mainstay, with the owners of Donna’s announcing today they’ll be shutting down their last remaining location after this weekend.

Pigtown Design Pop-up, Fine Swine Finds and Wardrobe Harvest at Cross Keys


The autumnal season is upon us and the shops in the Village of Cross Keys are busy welcoming fall with stylish seasonal fashions, all-occasion gifts and home decorating options alike. We at Fishbowl treated ourselves to a shopping trip this week to see what was new in the village. As always, we were not disappointed.

‘Taken’ Pops Up at the Village of Cross Keys Kicking off a Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Sale


Taken glass pitcherAfter curating 22 pop-up shops over the last three years, Vanessa Milio has debuted her unique art, bath items and home décor products at the Village of Cross Keys.

Paint Party on the Patio at the Village of Cross Keys This Saturday!


Cross Keys Paint PartyThis Saturday, June 2nd the Village of Cross Keys will host an outdoor paint class led by local artist Juliet’s Paintings. Class will be held on the @ScooziCrossKeys patio. Specials will be offered on Wine, Beer, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Brick Oven Pizza’s.

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