This Baltimore Alley Makeover Should Be On HGTV

Before: drab cement. After: A word-of-art leading to positive community outcomes.
Before: Drab cement. After: A work-of-art. Credit: Robbyn Lewis, Chris Beall and Darin Hughes.

Does your Baltimore alley need a little love? Too much trash and grit? Check out Patterson Park’s gorgeous “Green Alley” and get inspired. Learn how your alley community can be transformed from cement to a functional work-of-art that keeps trash where it’s supposed to be, in trash cans, not in the Inner Harbor.

The Claire Marie Foundation Awards First Annual Scholarship in Memory of Claire Marie Wagonhurst



The first annual Claire Marie Foundation Scholarship was recently awarded to Edina Hiser, a 2015 graduating Senior of the Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, Maryland. Edina will be attending the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater Design at the School of Dramatic Arts at USC.

TONIGHT! NEW HGTV Series ‘Rent or Buy’ Features Baltimore-Native Alethea King


from press release:


Spectrum Enterprises LLC, a boutique real estate brokerage headquartered in Baltimore, announced that the firm’s founding partner, real estate broker and entrepreneur Alethea King, will be featured on the new HGTV series Rent or BuyThe segment will air nationally tonight, December 5, at 9:30 pm ET on HGTV.

“I was thrilled to be invited to participate in HGTV’s new series ‘Rent or Buy,'” said King. “I love living and working in Baltimore and can say on behalf of our entire team at Spectrum that it is an honor being able to share my passion for real estate and love for the city of Baltimore with viewers nationwide.”

Spectrum Enterprises has been featured in the press on several occasions as leaders in the field of real estate, but this marks the firm’s first appearance on HGTV. “Spectrum Enterprises is honored to be working with HGTV, the mecca of all home improvement networks,” stated Bert Daniel, managing partner.