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Historic Tall Ships Set Sail to Baltimore

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 08, 2016 12:30pm

Photo via sailbaltimore.org

Photo via sailbaltimore.org

It’s been 40 years since a fleet of tall ships sailed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to celebrate the nation’s Bicentennial – an event that predated Harborplace, drew thousands to the city’s waterfront and was largely credited with sparking the urban renaissance that followed.

This year it will happen again, as nearly a dozen historic vessels from around the world sail into Baltimore’s harbor and offer visitors a chance to tour the ships and learn about their history. Read More →

Food & Drink, Inner Harbor, Shop Local

Harbor Market Returns to Inner Harbor for Spring

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 04, 2016 4:02pm

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via Harbor Market/Facebook

catch of the day fish (2)An outdoor market that provides a spot to grab some local lunch outside the office is set to return for spring. Read More →

Featured, GreenLaurel, Health and Fitness, Inner Harbor

7 Big Ideas That Just May Clean Up Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

12 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 12:00pm

Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 3.15.04 PMWith its pedestrian-friendly waterfront that boasts museums, sports stadiums, dining and shopping, Baltimore City’s Inner Harbor is a unique asset. But recent waterfront news has focused on our town’s aging sewage systems struggles and the continued sewage effluence and pollution that flows into the harbor.

Yet, a pretty interesting story has been developing underfoot, literally. When combined, the seven projects outlined below support a clear vision for a cleaner and healthier Inner Harbor. If these efforts are completed, and soon, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor has a fighting chance to be swimmable and fishable in the near future. 

The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Chairman of the Board Michael Hankin sums up the mood, “It’s an important time as green groups, business people and the Department of Public Works all agree that the goals are achievable. We now have a better understanding of what it will take to make the harbor clean. The puzzle pieces are finally in place.”

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Featured, Health and Fitness, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Zip Lines, Climbing Walls, and More: Designers Propose Rash Field Redesign

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 12:30pm

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rendering by Mahan Rykiel Associates

Rash Field, the park space on the south shore of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, will be revamped to accommodate a wider range of activities for area residents and visitors, under a $5 million plan unveiled Tuesday night.

Designers working with the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore outlined plans to divide the waterfront park into half a dozen distinct areas for a variety of uses, from outdoor “reading rooms” to a “play lab” for kids to beach volleyball courts. Read More →

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Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Mr. Trash Wheel Gets Some Eyes

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 5:28pm

What lovely eyes you have, Mr. Trash Wheel.

What lovely eyes you have, Mr. Trash Wheel.

Mr. Trash Wheel started as the Twitter persona of the harbor’s much-loved trash-collecting invention. He’s getting closer to becoming a full-on personality. Read More →

Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Concept Drawings for Rash Field Set to be Revealed Next Week

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 1:23pm

rashfieldIt’s time for the renderings to come out to play. The concept drawings for a refurbished Rash Field are set to be unveiled on March 29, and the public is invited to weigh in. Read More →

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Food & Drink, Inner Harbor

Mouse Infestation Closes Inner Harbor Location of The Fudgery

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016 3:50pm

closenoticeBaltimore’s restaurant inspection reports are online, so citizens can learn why various chains are closed. Among the recent closures was an Inner Harbor sweet spot. Read More →

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Inner Harbor, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

‘Ultra-Luxury’ Tower Set to Rise at Former McCormick HQ Site

4 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 3:52pm

courtesy Questar Properties

courtesy Questar Properties

A developer is ready to once spice up a Light St. site in Inner Harbor that used to house McCormick’s headquarters. Gone are the nutmeg and other scents that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake recalled fondly at a groundbreaking on Tuesday, but 414 Light St. is set to rise again. Read More →

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Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Vice President Joe Biden and Family Visit National Aquarium

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 8:01am

VP Joe Biden and family visit the National Aquarium

Vice President Biden stopped by the National Aquarium yesterday with his wife Dr. Jill Biden and their grandchildren. In the photo, they enjoy the Living Seashore exhibit.

Featured, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

National Aquarium Wants to Bring Nature Back to Inner Harbor

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 1:22pm

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Rendering courtesy National Aquarium/Ayers Saint Gross

The National Aquarium’s location right on the harbor has always been fitting for an institution dedicated to marine life. Over the next three years, the Aquarium plans to create a new “environmental district” that makes Inner Harbor itself a connecting point to the natural world. Read More →

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