Canton, Featured, Giving, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Funds Being Raised for Another Trash-Removing Water Wheel

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 17, 2015 9:18am

Before/after Harbor photo via @MrTrashWheel

Before/after Harbor photo via @MrTrashWheel

The Inner Harbor’s trash-filtering water wheel was a $800,000 investment in keeping Baltimore’s most prominent waterway free of trash and debris. One year in, it’s paid off in spades, capturing as many as 19 tons of gunk in one day, and even winning a starring role in a Ford commercial. There are 6 million fewer cigarette butts in the Inner Harbor thanks to this guy. Read More →

Canton, Culture

First Thursdays Return, Announce June Lineup

0 Written by: | Friday, May 08, 2015 4:25pm

Looking out on the harbor from Canton Waterfront Park.

Looking out on the harbor from Canton Waterfront Park.

Canton Waterfront Park filled up once again Friday night as WTMD’s First Thursday concerts returned for a new season. While the VIPs appeared to be having a good time up close and the blankets spread on the grass looked relaxing, this late-arriving writer sought out the only space that seemed to be free: behind the stage. Read More →

Canton, Lifeline

Off-Duty Cop Bites Man Below the Belt During Cinco de Mayo Fight

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 06, 2015 3:34pm

Canton_SquareCinco de Mayo celebrations on Canton Square came to low blows as morning approached. According to WBAL-TV, the fight ended when one man — an off-duty Anne Arundel County police officer — bit the other man in the testicles. Read More →

Canton, Lifeline

2 Shot in Canton Crossing Parking Lot, Police Say

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 3:20pm

cantoncrossingTwo people were killed in a shooting in the parking lot of the Canton Crossing shopping center on Thursday, Baltimore police confirmed.  Read More →

Canton, Food & Drink, Money & Power

Sip & Bite Owner Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Case

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 4:35pm

Anthony Vasilades (left) with Guy Fieri

Anthony Vasilades (left) with Guy Fieri

Sip & Bite owner Anthony Vasiliades agreed to plead guilty in connection with his arrest on cocaine charges, according to federal court records. Read More →

Canton, Food & Drink

La Tolteca Mexican Restaurant Opens Monday in Canton

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 4:04pm

via La Tolteca/Facebook

via La Tolteca/Facebook

A new Mexican restaurant that’s been talked about for months is all set to open in Canton. La Tolteca, located in the former Horse with No Name location at 2324 Boston St., will open on Monday, according to Alfonso Martinez, Jr. Read More →

Canton, Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Own the Corner Store: Canton Townhouse With A Retail Past

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 10:36am

Hot House: 535 S. Curley Street, Canton, Baltimore MD 21224


Federal style brick townhouse, circa 1910, two stories, end of row. Painted wood cornice and entrance, two-level roof deck with hot tub. Two bedrooms and 3 baths over 1540 sq. ft. Recent renovation includes exposed brick, original tin ceiling, new hardwood floors, granite counters. Good storage. Finished basement w/8’ceilings, central A/C: $365,000 Read More →

Canton, Federal Hill, Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Three Inner Harbor Townhomes Featured on CNBC’s Million Dollar Homes

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 06, 2015 1:00pm


CNBC’s Million Dollar Homes recently covered Baltimore’s real estate market, assessing how “one of the ten hottest housing markets of 2014″ is ​continuing​ this year as our “downtown is undergoing a huge rebirth.” With a current median home price of $244,800, the​re​ ​is ​hope ​that the​ rebirth will lift values “not just in the core but all across the city.” Read More →

Canton, Catch of the Day

Canton Irish Stroll

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 02, 2015 1:08pm


catch of the day fish (2)St.Patrick’s Day is still over two weeks away, but that’s no reason not to start celebrating, right? Over in Canton, they’re chomping at the bit, so why not join in for a a little Irish-inspired revelry this weekend? You’ll get the St.Patty’s party started early, and maybe even be feeling spent by the time everyone else is out in force a week or two later. The Canton Irish Stroll involves a pub crawl of sorts with tons of Irish grub along the way, and guidance by a strolling bagpiper and a lucky leprechaun. There will, of course, also be plenty of green beads to go around, so you needn’t fear getting pinched.

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Canton, Featured, Food & Drink

Canton Restaurant Roundup: Venezuelan Food Coming Soon, Smokehouse Changes Hands

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 3:57pm

photo via The Can Company

photo via The Can Company

With its many corner storefronts and development, Canton restaurants can be tough to keep up with. Let’s take a look at 5 new arrivals: Read More →

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