Tag: downtown Baltimore

MTA: BaltimoreLink Bus Lanes Already Saving Riders Time Moving Through Downtown

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One week out from the launch of BaltimoreLink, the state says its $135 million revamped bus system is already saving time for buses slogging through downtown.

New Escape Room Venue Planned for Downtown Baltimore

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The escape room craze is coming to downtown Baltimore.

68 Affordable Apartments Open in the Bromo Tower Arts District


Downtown Baltimore gained a new affordable housing development today when Mayor Catherine Pugh and others cut the ribbon on the Mulberry at Park Apartments, a $22.3 million, 68-unit project in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District.

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Last Minute Shopper’s Helper


Welcome to the Baltimore Fishbowl Local Gift Guide series. We’ll be featuring ten themed items each week through the holidays. Let us help you find that special something for everyone on your list, while supporting local businesses, and getting out to shop in different parts of this diverse and thriving city.

This Week’s theme is something along the lines of: “Christmas is when now?”

Fall Fridays on Calvert Get Weekends Started With Downtown Concerts


Downtowncatch of the day fish (2)With fall here, everyone’s not in such a hurry to get out of town on a Friday. In fact, there’s a new series featuring music and drinks offers a good reason to stay.

Downtown Baltimore Smells Like Gas, But Officials Say it’s Not Dangerous

Photo via Wikimedia Commons
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Downtown Baltimore was smelling a little gassy on Sunday morning. Instead of being dangerous, however, the odor is designed for safety.

The Lord Baltimore Hotel Reopens, With Art from World-Famous Collection



The Lord Baltimore Hotel

20 W. Baltimore Street

Baltimore, 21201



For anyone who remembers its time as a boring old Radisson, entering the new Lord Baltimore Hotel is a wow. The huge lobby with its opulently decorated ceiling has been restored to the grandeur of its Art Deco glory years. The 500-seat ballroom, in soft ivory and grey, showcases original 1928 murals of Baltimore scenes. The sleek guest rooms have signature linens emblazoned with the legendary “Lord Baltimore Hotel.” There’s a good French restaurant, too. But perhaps the most interesting way the Lord Baltimore is distinguishing itself from the competition — which includes the neighboring Kimpton Hotel Monoco — is with its art collection.