Hampden’s comeback as a successful retail & dining locale has been credited largely to restauranteur Denise Whiting, who in the early 90s opened her quirky Café Hon on 36th street with a celebratory (if not slightly mocking) acknowledgment of the area’s traditional personalities. Other entrepreneurs followed suit, opening shops and restaurants along “The Avenue” creating Baltimore’s most unique shopping location. But while Whiting is credited for re-starting the neighborhood, the shops holding our interest there are often largely taken for granted. Read More →
This Thursday, October 20, Baltimore Country Club will be the site of the first The Best of the Best Fashion Show, benefittng The Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, there’s still time!
The evening includes a traditional fashion show as well as demonstrations (think scarf-tying and napkin-folding), makeup refreshing, a silent auction, and vendors, including India Hicks, The Pleasure of Your Company, Amaryllis, Sassy Cyclist and Holotats. There will be cocktails, light fare and cupcakes. Read More →
It’s that time of year! Liza Byrd will be hitting the road this fall, making the rounds up and down the East coast. If you’re in town, make sure to pop in and say ‘Hi’, checking out the latest in Liza’s unique styles.
What better way to spend an autumn afternoon: Taste wines from Harbor East restaurants, poured by their top sommeliers and connoisseurs, while you swirl, sample, snack and shop in the vast number of shops in Baltimore’s ever-evolving center for style & fashion. Enjoy the cobblestone streets, beautiful harbor view, and lovely weather as you shop & sip. Two of falls best activities, in one of Baltimore’s most beautiful neighborhoods…
Bring on the 2nd Annual Vino in Vogue! Saturday, November 5th, 12-4pm.
Tasting tables hosted by select neighborhood venues will line the sidewalks of Harbor East, offering pours of three wines from each of their impressive cellars. Love one of the selections? Full glasses will be available for purchase.
Complimentary cheese, sweets and lite bites offered inside retail shops, with select stores hosting special sales and promotions. Live music from Pressing Strings and eats from Whole Foods Market Harbor East make the afternoon a festive fall affair.
Event check-in will be located at the Harbor East tent on Aliceanna Street (b/w S. Exeter & President Street Circle). Pre-ticketed guests will receive their signature tasting glass and a booklet of tasting tickets (4 tickets or 8 tickets, depending on your ticket package) which you can then redeem at any restaurant tasting station. Information on shopping sales and events will also be available.
- 4 Venue Tastings – Advanced $30, Onsite $35 : 3 pours per venue, 12 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.
- 8 Venue Tastings – Advanced $50, Onsite $55: 3 pours per venue, 24 tastings total. Includes a signature event tasting glass and complimentary bites.
CLICK HERE for event info and a full list of participating businesses.
*Limited tasting tickets will also be available for purchase onsite the day of the event for an increased price, but Vino in Vogue sold out in its inaugural year, so best to buy in advance.
Artist Palden Hamilton comes to Halcyon House on Thursday, October 13th from 5 – 7pm to display his work and connect with visitors. Perfectly timed for this season is this collection of gourds, which are plentiful right now! Mark your calendar, and bring a friend. Click here for event info. Read More →
Welcome to our new weekly feature, “The Rack,” about local shopping news and finds.
This weekend, Baltimore’s fine arts community opens its doors to show the public how and where art is being made. School 33 Arts Center kicks off its 28th annual event with a guide in this week’s City Paper, with an easy-to-follow map, and list of associated events. Read More →
Spending an evening shopping with friends is always fun. But when you’re shopping for a cause, it’s much, much better.
That’s exactly what will be happening Thursday, October 20, when The Women’s Board of The Johns Hopkins Hospital will host its first ever The Best of the Best Fashion Show at Baltimore Country Club.
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