Welcome to the Baltimore Fishbowl Local Gift Guide series. We’ll be featuring ten themed items each week through the holidays. Let us help you find that special something for everyone on your list, while supporting local businesses, and getting out to shop in different parts of this diverse and thriving city.
With so many purchases being made online these days, it’s getting harder for brick and mortar retailers to hold onto customers, even in the busier season. Many Baltimore neighborhoods are making the extra effort to push for local holiday shopping this year, by offering inventive perks like happy hours, caroling, or even a cookie crawl. Rather than sitting alone on an office computer to do your shopping this year, shoppers are taking advantage of the chance to see holiday shopping as an event, or fulfilling experience, rather than just a chore.
The National Aquarium’s many marine dwellers in the Inner Harbor will soon have some new digs for when they need to go for a check-up.
AEG Live may have lost out during the bidding process for the contract to operate Pier Six Pavilion, but the media conglomerate isn’t going down without a fight.
During the warmer months, you may have been lucky enough to spot a pirate ship carrying tourists and partying adults around the Inner Harbor. The pirate hosts have now stopped offering those excursions with cold weather moving in, but they’ve stayed busy this month delivering some good eats to the unfortunate souls stranded aboard the Newlead Granadino.
In cities across the country, thousands of Americans have swarmed the streets to protest the outcome of this past Tuesday’s presidential election. Tonight, activists are planning to gather the masses here in Baltimore at a couple locations.
One of the most popular attractions of the holiday season in Baltimore returns on Friday, when the Pandora Ice Rink opens at the Inner Harbor.
A new version of the Baltimore water taxi appeared today in the Inner Harbor, and it looks pretty sleek. The boat is several weeks away from giving its first ride to paying customers, but Sagamore Ventures today gave members of the media a chance today to enjoy a preview ride.
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