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Johns Hopkins Chips in on City’s First STEM Elementary School

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 9:41am


Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus is less than a mile from Barclay Elementary. Over the years, the powerhouse university has hosted programs and helped pay for upgrades at the nearby public elementary school. Now, Hopkins is becoming even more involved, with a new plan to help transform Barclay into the city’s first elementary school with a STEM focus. Read More →

Charles Village, Featured, Lifeline

Construction on Charles Street is Officially Done

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 9:34am

34th_StreetThe era of construction in Charles Village is over. City officials marked the end of the three-year project on Charles Street on Tuesday. Read More →

Charles Village, Culture, Featured, Schools

Johns Hopkins Was in Sleepless in Seattle?! And Other Hollywood Surprises…

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015 9:17am

A scene from "House of Cards" that was filmed on the JHU campus.

A scene from “House of Cards” that was filmed on the JHU campus.

I knew that Johns Hopkins was one of many Baltimore locations that had a cameo role in House of Cards. But I didn’t know until today that the university also has a starring role in a Nicole Kidman bio-thriller, a Chris Rock comedy, and everyone’s favorite Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan rom-com. Read More →

Charles Village, Featured, Lifeline

Charm City Circulator Finally Extends Route to 33rd Street

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015 9:55am

The Charm City Circulator

The Charm City Circulator

Charles Villagers, Johns Hopkinsites, and fans of Carma’s Cafe, rejoice: The Charm City Circulator now travels all the way up to 33rd Street. Read More →

Charles Village, Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Featured Listing: Lovely Painted Lady in the Heart of Charles Village

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 1:30pm

2830 Calvert St N – Charles Village

List Price:  $398,500

3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bathroom, 1 Partial Bathroom


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Charles Village, Culture, Featured, Money & Power

Write an Essay to Own This Charles Village Business

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015 8:15am

This is a little different.

This is just like Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, except you have to write an essay, and there’s no chance you’ll turn into a giant blueberry.

Esther “Kiki” Armstrong, the proprietor of Sankofa African & World Bazaar in Charles Village, is moving back to her native Ghana. Instead of selling her business, she’ll be awarding it to the winner of an essay contest, Baltimore Business Journal reports. Read More →

Catch of the Day, Charles Village

Brown Rice is Open

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 02, 2015 2:44pm


catch of the day fish (2)Maybe we’re a little late to this particular party. Brown Rice, the new Korean restaurant in town, has been open since the beginning of the year, but for some reason it’s taken us this long to listen to what everyone’s been saying: this place is great. Brown Rice is kind of quintessential Korean food in that it’s flavorful, made with simple ingredients, and even though it’s mighty tasty, you can tell it’s cooked in such a way that it’s gotta be pretty good for you. Read More →


Charles Village, Featured, Real Estate & Home, Schools

Johns Hopkins Adding CVS, Upperclass Apartments on St. Paul St.

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 2:34pm

3200 St. Paul St. (rendering)

3200 St. Paul St. (rendering)

A new development is coming to Charles Village that’s hoping to offer something for students and residents, alike. The building at 3200 St. Paul St. will be anchored by a 10,5000-ft. CVS, the developers said Thursday before donning shovels to throw the first dirt. Read More →

Catch of the Day, Charles Village

Grind House Juice Bar

1 Written by: | Monday, Jan 12, 2015 2:15pm

Grind House

catch of the day fish (2)So how’s that New Year’s resolution to eat healthier and prioritize wellness going so far? We’re just over a week in, so no need to despair if you’re teetering off the edge of the wagon. You can still (re)commit to health this year, and no one is making it easier than the folks at Grind House Juice Bar. Located in the heart of Charles Village, the new-ish mecca for healthy, delicious and “100% guilt-free” food and drink makes nutrition taste great. One could even say, addictive.

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Charles Village, Featured, Schools

Improvements in Store for Windy Road Behind Johns Hopkins

1 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 08, 2015 10:22am


When I saw that Johns Hopkins was planning to spend $15 million to improve San Martin Drive, my first reaction was Where the heck is San Martin Drive? And then I figured it out–it’s that windy road that connects Wyman Park Drive to University Parkway. Read More →

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