Neighborhoods

After surprise demolition, Woodberry residents want their community designated a local historic district

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Photo by Fred Scharmen

After losing two historic stone houses in a surprise demolition last month, residents of Baltimore’s Woodberry community have asked the city to designate their neighborhood a local historic district so that remaining older structures would be better protected from “reckless” demolition.

HonFest 2019 in photos

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The local tradition continues on, hon. Thousands descended on The Avenue in Hampden this weekend for two days of music, food, vendors and beehive hairdos at HonFest, the annual celebration of Baltimore’s working women.

Attendees also enjoyed a contest to crown the Best Hon, an oyster shucking contest and (mostly) great weather.

Check out our photos from 2019’s HonFest.

Rosé in the Garden – A Summer Soiree – June 23

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Rose in the GardenNothing tastes better than rosé in the summer. Fill your glass up and toast to the start of an unforgettable season. Sunday, June 23, Downtown Baltimore will be hosting a summer soiree like no other at Preston Gardens – Rosé in the Garden. Grab a couple of friends and dress in your best garden party attire. Spend the day sipping on rosé, munching on bites from some excellent Downtown restaurants and swaying to DJ Cory Banks. Age is 21+ and tickets can be purchased here. Cheers!

Feds give $1.6 million for Hoen Lithograph building renovation

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The outside of the Hoen building in Collington Square in April 2018. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

The nearly $30 million conversion of East Baltimore’s abandoned A. Hoen & Co. Lithograph building is getting some federal support, with a $1.6 million grant announced today to help outfit the historic former printing plant with infrastructure needed for its rebirth.

After years of delays, city to begin work on a new Inner Harbor water taxi stop

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Photo by Yu-Jen Shih, via Flickr

Following at least a decade of planning, and nearly four years after designs were first made public, the city is finally moving forward on a new water taxi terminal on Pier 1 in the Inner Harbor.

Community town halls on Seawall’s Lexington Market overhaul start this month

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Image courtesy of Seawall Development

Trusted with fixing up and modernizing Lexington Market on downtown’s Westside, Seawall Development is kicking off a series of town hall meetings with locals to hear what they want out of the redo of the 237-year-old marketplace.

Mount Vernon home decorating store Nouveau to close this summer

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Photo via Nouveau Home and Interior Design/Facebook

After four years at 10 W. Eager St. in Mount Vernon, and more than three decades combined in Baltimore City, the owners of Nouveau Home and Interior Design are closing up shop on their retail operation.

With Harborplace’s future uncertain, mayor suggests it be ‘torn down and redone’

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Photo by NCinDC, via Flickr

After years of delayed and unfinished renovations at Harborplace, an exodus of vendors and, as of this week, the shopping plaza being placed into receivership, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young says he would rather see the whole thing razed and replaced than continue to flounder.

“I would like to see it really torn down and redone,” Young said at his weekly press briefing this morning. “That would be my preference. But you know, it all costs money.”

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Rituals, new bar and venue, to take over old home of The Windup Space

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Photo by Brandon Weigel.

The former home of The Windup Space will continue on as place for the arts.

Rituals, a new bar and venue operated by bartender Émile Joseph Weeks, is due to open in the North Avenue space later this summer.

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