Tag: holidays

BSO Members to Play for Commuters, Travelers at Penn Station this Friday

The outside of Penn Station. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Members of the world-class Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be welcoming Baltimore commuters home and sending travelers off for Christmas weekend this Friday.

Here’s How to Help Baltimore Residents Who Can’t Pay Their Water Bills

Photo by Marcus Quigmire, via Wikimedia Commons

Whether or not you agree with one independent economist’s thesis that the city’s water rates are contributing to a downward spiral for the city and low-income Baltimoreans, there’s not much to argue: Water service is becoming less affordable for a sizable share of local residents.

‘A John Waters Christmas’ Returns to Baltimore Soundstage on December 19

John Waters. Image via Baltimore Sound Stage.

“You better watch out. You better cry,” taunts the hot pink poster for an upcoming holiday event at Baltimore Soundstage. “John Waters, the People’s Pervert, is coming to town.” 

North Baltimore, Annapolis Take 3rd and 4th Place in Holiday Parade Poll

Photo via 1234Christmas.com

To no one’s surprise, the annual Christmas parade in Hampden and Medfield has been recognized by the internet as one of the best holiday festivities in the country.

Monument Lighting Returns to Illuminate Mount Vernon on December 7

The annual Washington Monument lighting, with fireworks overhead. Image via Downtown Partnership of Baltimore.

The iconic holiday lighting of the George Washington Monument is back.

Baltimore Included in USA Today Poll of Nation’s 20 Best Holiday Parades

Photo via 1234Christmas.com

The annual Christmas parade along Falls Road and the Avenue is getting some national hype – but is it better than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade?

Santa Drops in for a Few Dives at the National Aquarium


Santa Claus isn’t only a friend to reindeer and elves – he also has friends under the sea.

BWI Airport is Trying to Make Holiday Travel Less of a Drag


Being stuck in a crowded airport and waiting in line ahead of Christmas can easily sap a traveler’s holiday spirit reserves. Luckily for anyone who will be at BWI Airport this week, there’ll be plenty of holiday cheer in the air.