Culture, Featured, Hot House, Mt. Vernon, Real Estate & Home

Hot House: Old Calvert Street Mansion Revamped Into Cool Work Space Asks $1.3M

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 11:30am

Hot House: 1001 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Three-story, brick, corner townhouse, circa 1900, with double bay windows at side and back. Complete 2013 historical renovation designed for office or residential use. Six bedrooms, two half and two full baths, 6,300 sq. ft. Large open floor plan. Original architectural features include 10′ ceilings, exceptional carved wood trim, marble fireplaces and hardwood floors. Sixty windows in total, double paned and insulated.   Large main floor rooms, dining room, industrial style kitchen and bathrooms. State-of-the-art HVAC, lighting, many technological upgrades. Central A/C.  Separate, lower level, above ground office space, additional 1,000 sq. ft.,  with separate entrance. Ten to 12 car parking lot. $1,300,000 (reduced from $1,499,950) Read More →

Featured, Mt. Vernon, Shop Local, The Rack

The Rack: Baby’s On Fire Celebrates Food, Music and Great Coffee in Mt. Vernon

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 12:40pm

Baby’s On Fire in Mt. Vernon.

Tucked into a small, quiet corner of Mt. Vernon, a decades-old dream is being lived out in full. Read More →

Featured, Real Estate & Home

Hotel Brexton, Inn at the Colonnade, Court Square Building Among Portfolio of Properties for Sale

1 Written by: | Monday, Jan 30, 2017 11:12am

The Hotel Brexton, photo by James Russiello

Ten prominent buildings, mostly in downtown Baltimore, have just come on the market due to the pending retirement of their owner, Richard Naing of RWN Development Group.

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Top Stories: Trump Adviser Cordish Has History of Lawsuits, a Restored Blue Mt. Vernon Townhouse and a Glowing Bike Path in Port Covington

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 20, 2017 4:44pm


All eyes this week were on Donald Trump, but by extension, they also homed in on his new presidential adviser, Baltimore developer Reed Cordish. Following the news of Cordish’s official appointment to Trump’s team, news outlets dug up some of his checkered history of plaintiffs alleging racial discrimination against his company. Our new president responded to one of those outlets with a statement defending his decision to hire Cordish.

Here were our other most popular posts from Jan. 14 through today:

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Featured, Hot House, Mt. Vernon, Real Estate & Home

Why So Blue? Mt. Vernon Townhouse Wants $589K, And Living Room Paint

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 11:50am

Hot House: 17 W. Chase Street, Baltimore, 21201

Free-standing Victorian townhouse, circa 1900, with storefront. Brick construction, with slate mansard roof. Four bedrooms, three full baths over four stories and 2,685 sq. ft., with back deck and side patio. Unfinished basement. Large, high-ceiling rooms, original architectural features. Gourmet designer kitchen with cherry cabinets, top grade stainless appliances, granite counters. Living room, dining room, two carved marble fireplaces, hardwood floors throughout. Three upstairs bedrooms.  Master bath has separate whirlpool tub and sauna. Forced air heat and central a/c. Parking for two cars: $589,000 (recently reduced) Read More →

Featured, Urban Landscape

Owner Considers Mount Vernon Nightspot Sale, Former Sons of Italy Lodge Eyed for Demolition; Progress on Roland Park Water Tower and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 05, 2016 10:30am

Grand Central

Grand Central

One year after the Hippo nightclub closed due to the owner’s retirement, the fate of another gay-friendly Mount Vernon nightspot is up in the air. Read More →

Culture, Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon

Baltimore’s Gay Bars Aren’t Joining the Yuengling Boycott

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 04, 2016 3:52pm

Yuengling Truck
Unlike their counterparts in other East Coast cities, Baltimore’s gay bars and gay-friendly dining spots haven’t hopped on the Yuengling boycott bandwagon.

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Featured, Mt. Vernon, Shop Local

Vintage meets Handmade in a new Mt. Vernon Shop

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 5:41pm

Keepers Vintage opens November 1 in a new Mt Vernon Location

Keepers Vintage opens November 1 in a new Mt Vernon Location

Sometimes what pairs best with age are age-old traditions. If you agree, then look no further than Mount Vernon. Local vintage clothing goldmine, Keeper’s Vintage, has been in multiple locations in Baltimore, both permanent and nomadic. Starting at outdoor events, and in shared spaces, owner Erica Bentley eventually opened her own space in 2015. Craftswoman Letta Moore of Knits, Soy & Metal has been selling her earth-conscious line of hand-poured Soy candles, chunky hand-knit scarves, and delicate handmade jewelry at art fairs and online, as well as to local retail shops for years. Both women collected sizable followings as they grew their small businesses. Now the two are teaming together in a new, more permanent location of Keeper’s Vintage on Read Street, opening just in time for unique holiday shopping. Read More →

Food & Drink, Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon Marketplace is Having a First Birthday Party

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 14, 2016 4:35pm

courtesy Mt. Vernon Marketplace

courtesy Mt. Vernon Marketplace

catch of the day fish (2)It managed to stay upright despite a massive sinkhole. Mt. Vernon Marketplace made it to its first birthday. Read More →


Money & Power

Frederick to Relocate Statues of Roger Taney and Slave-Owning Governor

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 14, 2016 3:46pm

Another Roger Taney Statue in Mt. Vernon, Baltimore

Another Roger Taney Statue in Mt. Vernon, Baltimore

While Baltimore struggles to find a place for two of its embattled statues, the City of Frederick is now preparing to send its own racially controversial stone heads to a literal graveyard.

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