At 76 years old, the Baltimore Museum of Industry’s 100-foot-tall crane has received some much needed TLC, namely the clearing out of more than 350 pounds of pigeon droppings from its cab up top.
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More than a dozen distilleries will gather in one prime harborside spot this June for a showcase of Maryland-made booze.
A new series of programs at the Baltimore Museum of Industry will look at a topic connected to the many other conversations happening around race and poverty in the city. “Changing Baltimore” will look at how the loss of manufacturing and industrial jobs changed the area.
This Friday, head down to the Baltimore Museum of Industry for food trucks galore at The Gathering. The Gathering is basically a foodie’s dream come true, particularly on these warm spring evenings, when you can stroll between trucks, sample some of the finest eats from vendors all around our city, and take in the casual, family friendly atmosphere that The Gathering has to offer. Gatherings happen almost every week, and each time, money raised from the event goes toward a local good cause, so you can feel even better about the great time you’re having.
There was a time, not so long ago, when the banjo was the frequent butt of jokes. Much like the accordion or bagpipes, the banjo has been much maligned for its loud, distinctive sound, and the fact that it seems endemic to musical genres not in our usual rotation, anyway. But times change, and everything old is new again. That is to say, the banjo has come back in recent years, and in a big way, too. The instrument’s resonant twang can now be heard in some of the most popular bands going. And with the recent loss of folk legend (and iconic banjo picker) Pete Seeger, our national embrace of the banjo may be actually here to stay. So April 1st, head down to the Baltimore Museum of Industry to brush up on the banjo’s surprising influence on Baltimore’s history—or is it the other way around?