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Drink, Play and Be Merry at the Walters’ Medieval Game Night


Chess with Drink

Who doesn’t enjoy a good old-fashioned game of chess with a glass of mead?

Raw Glamour: Bolton Hill Townhouse Bares Unfinished Plaster Walls


Hot House: 1612 Bolton Street, Baltimore, 21217



Federal style townhouse in painted brick with wood trim, circa 1920 (possibly older) , with new membrane roof. Four bedrooms, 3 full baths over 4,200 sq. ft., with third floor in-law suite and unfinished basement. Original historic details w/minimalist modern renovation. Entrance foyer, living room, sitting room, family room, large lower level kitchen, master bedroom, third floor in-law suite. Hardwood floors throughout, original mantels, ornate fireplace stove, plaster details, unfinished plaster walls. Deep garden with room for 2-car parking. No central air: $445,000

Confess Your Secrets at MICA Today



It’s not always easy to tell the truth. 

Distinctive, Freestanding, Federal-style Mt. Vernon House With Wraparound Garden


7 E. Madison Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


Federal style, freestanding brick house, circa 1940, recently updated. Four bedrooms, 3 baths, 1,960 sq. ft with semi-finished basement. Center hall layout with formal dining room, large living room with wood burning fireplace, custom cabinetry and window seat overlooking garden. Hardwood floors throughout, gourmet kitchen, den, ensuite master bedroom, three further bedrooms, all with closets. Central a/c, landscaped, southwest-facing walled garden with stone patio and fishpond. Close to MARC train and all Mt. Vernon attractions: $679,000

Hopkins Nursing, Engineering, Public Health Programs Are Ranked #1



Johns Hopkins may no longer have the number one hospital system in the country (*sob*), but at least some of its graduate programs are considered the best in their class.

Luxury Renovation of Bolton Hill Townhouse: The “Grandest Dame of All” …


Hot House: 1314 Bolton Street, Baltimore, 21217 MD


Federal style brick townhouse, circa 1857. Five bedrooms, 2 full baths, 3 half baths over 4,224 sq ft. Three stories, with basement gym (windows above grade). Hardwood floors, Corinthian columns, 7 fireplaces. Architecturally preserved period details — crown moldings, ceiling medallions, interior shutters, gilded mirrors, marble mantels, panel doors, Brussels custom carpet. 9’ entrance hall, double-parlor, dining room, library, gourmet kitchen, sunroom, master bedroom suite with dressing room and marble tiled bath. Zoned central a/c: $795,000 (Open house Sunday)

MICA is Hosting Baltimore’s First-Ever Mayoral Forum on the Arts

Photo via artscape.org
Photo via artscape.org

catch of the day fish (2)Baltimore’s mayoral candidates have been criss-crossing the city to neighborhood forums. In most cases, they face questions about public safety, education, management skills, economic development and parks and recreation. Next week, a group of cultural organizations is looking to add the arts to the conversation.

Baltimore’s Best Selfie Artist



Baltimore artist Raoul Middleman was into self-portraiture decades before anyone even uttered the word “selfie.”

Johns Hopkins Gives Cameras to Baltimore Kids



One of the most celebrated photographers of the year was a self-taught Baltimorean who rose to prominence by shooting striking, candid images of his city during this year’s unrest and afterward. Thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, Johns Hopkins’s new youth filmmaking program will help train more of Baltimore’s young people to document their world on film.