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Street Collapses in Mt. Vernon

0 Written by: | Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 1:50pm

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There’s a hole in Mt. Vernon this weekend. A “large section” of N. Centre St. collapsed outside the Walters Art Museum. Read More →

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Mount Vernon Marketplace Burglar Sought by Police

1 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 3:35pm

IMG_2068A relatively new destination for Baltimore food lovers was targeted in a burglary this week. Baltimore police reported a break-in at the Mount Vernon Marketplace early Wednesday morning.  Read More →

Culture, Money & Power, Mt. Vernon

Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Appoints Lance Humphries Executive Director

0 Written by: | Friday, Apr 08, 2016 11:25am

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Lance Humphries shows former Governor Martin O’Malley the renovation at the Washington Monument.

Eight years after it was created to help restore Baltimore’s Washington Monument and the public squares around it, the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy has named its first executive director.

Lance Humphries, a Mount Vernon area resident and architectural historian who served as chairman of the conservancy’s restoration committee, has been named the permanent executive director of the non-profit organization.
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Culture, Featured, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon

New Owner Plans Major Renovation At Former Wyndham Peabody Court

1 Written by: | Monday, Apr 04, 2016 4:37pm

The former Wyndham Hotel is now the Mt. Vernon

The former Wyndham Hotel will undergo a major renovation this summer. 

The former Wyndham Hotel in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood will close for six to nine months starting in early July so its owner can complete a $15 million renovation, including a new glass-enclosed meeting space on the top level.
This will be the first major renovation for the 104-room hotel at 612 Cathedral Street since it was sold in January 2015 to a company that includes a local owner, Tracy Proietti.

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Q&A with Steven Appel of Nouveau Home & Interior Design

2 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 2:00pm

nouveau 1Thirty years ago this Friday, childhood friends Steven Appel and Lee Whitehead opened the doors to Nouveau, where the pair sold fun, refinished art deco antiques and gifts. Over the next three decades, the shop’s location bounced around the region, from Savage Mill to Mount Vernon to Canton to Belvedere Square and now, finally last year, back to Mount Vernon again .

In that time, the shop’s focus shifted from antiques to carrying new furniture and home accessories and all sorts of fun gift items. Today, Nouveau – now called Nouveau Home & Interior Design – also offers interior design services, bringing their fabulous, lighthearted aesthetic into homes across the region. Read More →

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Civil War Era Mt. Vernon Townhouse: Recently Renovated, With Private Garden

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 11:59am

Hot House: 907 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore MD 21202

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Brick townhouse, circa 1866 with recent renovation. Four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, over 3,969 sq. ft. Entrance hall, 11 ft. ceilings, two stairways, large lower level family room with full bath and wet bar. Gourmet kitchen leads to deck and private courtyard garden. Walk to MARC and best of trendy Mt. Vernon. Central A/C, security system, landscaped fenced garden with pond. Hardwood floors, fireplace in living room and period details throughout: $579,000 Read More →

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Celebrate Fat Tuesday NOLA-Style at the Mt. Vernon Marketplace

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016 12:00pm

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Join us for Fat Tuesday at Mount Vernon Marketplace! Live FREE JAZZ by Big Bertha’s Rhythm Kings, Craw Fish Boil @ The Local Oyster. Come in wearing your best masquerade mask and win prizes from our amazing vendors! All Night Drink & Food Specials… this is a must!

Lifeline, Mt. Vernon, Real Estate & Home

“House of Cards” Apartment for Rent in Baltimore — for Cheap!

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 9:59am

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In season one of House of Cards,  Zoe Barnes lived in a scuzzy apartment in a bad part of town. Now that apartment could be yours!
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Culture, Mt. Vernon

Baltimore Needs a Divine Statue

0 Written by: | Monday, Jan 18, 2016 9:37am

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Baltimore already has some amazing monuments: the bust of Frank Zappa; the giant golden hand at the American Visionary Art Museum; the Edgar Allan Poe statue that my friend swears has an, um, unusual physical attribute (check it out for yourself sometime).  Read More →

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Growing Movement Choosing “Renting Over Buying” to Suit Lifestyle

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 15, 2016 1:00pm

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Couple leases two separate units at Symphony Center Apartments in Baltimore

 Retired couple Benjamin and Mary Beth Glover have lived in virtually every corner of the United States until deciding several years ago to construct a retirement home in a suburb of San Antonio. An unfortunate downturn in the Texas residential housing market, which caused tremendous financial stress, forced them to scrap these plans and re-focus on options available in the Baltimore market. The Glover’s are now part of a growing “renters by choice” movement which provides them with the flexibility, available capital and preferred home style to meet their lifestyle. Read More →

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