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In Love In Mt. Vernon? A Romantic Carriage House On Lovegrove Street

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 09, 2014 11:42am

Hot House: 715 Lovegrove Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

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Nineteenth century carriage house, residential conversion, circa 1959. Painted brick exterior, asphalt shingle roof. 1,500 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, no basement. Hardwood floors, working fireplace in living room, sunken kitchen with office. Updated kitchen and appliances, recent roof. Large second floor family room. Central a/c, no parking: $385,000* Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon, Towson

Iggies Isn’t Iggies Anymore

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 09, 2014 9:51am

Photo via Local Pie Facebook page

Photo via Local Pie Facebook page

Baltimore pizza lovers take note: Iggies, a beloved Mt. Vernon pizza spot, has moved to Towson. Well, sort of. Read More →

Featured, Hampden, Money & Power, Mt. Vernon

Belvedere Square Inspires Hampden Cotton Mill Renovation

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 02, 2014 7:45am

Belvedere Square Concept to Come to Hampden

Whitehall Cotton Mill. Photo via Bmoremedia.

Developer David Tufaro’s Terra Nova Ventures received city planning approval to redevelop Whitehall Cotton Mill on Clipper Mill Road in Hampden more than a year ago. But they’ve only just closed on the property. In addition to apartments, offices, and a restaurant, the soon-to-be renovated mill building will house a Belvedere Square-type marketplace. Read More →

Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Catch of the Day, Mt. Vernon

Charlie Bethel’s The Seven Poor Travellers at Theatre Project

0 Written by: | Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 3:00pm

Seven Poor

catch of the day fish (2)Don’t get us wrong– we love a good production of The Nutcracker or A Christmas Carol. They’re holiday season staples, of course. But sometimes it’s nice to mix it up– lest we only watch Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life over and over and over again, right? Well, leave it the the Baltimore Theatre Project to push the envelope ever so gently with what could well become a new, local holiday staple: it’s Charlie Bethel’s one-man rendition of Charles Dickens’ The Seven Poor Travellers.
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Featured, Lifeline, Links, Money & Power, Mt. Vernon, Roland Park, Schools

Mt. Vernon Teen Starts Legwarmer Business, Meets the President

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 8:15am

Lily DeBell meets the president

President Barack Obama greets from left: Jesse Horine, Lily DeBell, and Ambar Romero.(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Lily DeBell, 14, has been knitting for five years. Recently, she parlayed her skill into an Etsy shop that sells legwarmers, a $25,000 entrepreneurship prize, and an invitation to the White House. Read More →

Charles Village, Featured, Fells Point, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon, Remington, Roland Park

Baltimore’s Coziest Bars and Restaurants

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 10:13am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

When the temperature starts dropping, you have two choices: Stay inside, crank up the heat, and huddle under the covers… or venture outside in search of one of Baltimore’s many restaurants and bars with cozy fireplaces. Here are a few of our favorite places to warm up around town: Read More →

Culture, Mt. Vernon, Sponsored Post

Final Weekend for ‘Next to Normal’ at Center Stage

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 2:30pm

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Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Next to Normal’ at Center Stage

 

 [A] brave, breathtaking musical… A work of muscular grace and power. 

–The New York Times

 Exhilarating… an achingly poignant score. 

–The Washington Post

 The artistry and ambition are uplifting. 

–LA Times

 The smiles it engenders are the marveling kind, etched in tears. 

–The Washington Post

 

Culture, Mt. Vernon, Sponsored Post

Only Two More Weeks to see Next to Normal

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014 12:00pm

Center Stage

Next to Normal

Oct 8–Nov 16

Music by Tom Kitt

Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Directed by David Schweizer

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Catch of the Day, Mt. Vernon

Celebrate Halloween at the 13th Floor

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 27, 2014 1:14pm

13th Floor

catch of the day fish (2)Some buildings don’t even have a 13th floor out of superstition. But then, doesn’t that make an actual 13th floor the perfect setting for a genuinely chilling Halloween? Well, it might not actually be the scariest Halloween venue in town, but it’s more than likely the classiest. The newly renovated 13th Floor is holding an inaugural Halloween fete on All Hallow’s Eve itself, and we’re all invited. There will be a costume contest, live music, and all of the fabulous food, drink, and service you’d expect there any day of the year.

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Mt. Vernon, Schools, Sponsored Post, Station North

Baltimore Design School Open House: For Students Interested in Architecture, Graphic Design and Fashion Design

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014 11:00am

BDS_2014 Open House Flyerfrom the BDS website:
 

Designing Baltimore, One Student at a Time

Baltimore Design School is a public middle-high school that focuses on design.  In the high school, students will learn the basics of Fashion Design, Architecture, and Graphic Design. In the fall of 2011 the school started with grades 6 and 7, adding a new 6th grade each year, so that by 2016, the school will be a full 6-12 school

The Baltimore Design School believes that all students, with good instruction and practice, can learn art and design skills and achieve high standards in their academic programs. We value student interests in drawing, making things, fashion ideas, creative problem-solving, three-dimensional abilities, planning and building, and communicating visually through graphics. We love students who see problems that need new solutions, who envision possibilities, and imagine a better world.

We believe our graduates will be leading designers and architects of the future who see design as a way of thinking, problem-solving, and living a productive and rewarding life.

 

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