Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:08:04 +0000
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFrom a parade of lighted boats to drive through Christmas spectacles, these displays of cheer keep Baltimore and the surrounding area bright throughout the holiday season.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZHampden's Christmas Lights beautifully exhibit Baltimore's Christmas spirit. Residents of 34th Street have been lighting their houses, trees, sidewalks and anything else they can find for the past 62 years. It's turned into a month-long celebration that draws people from around the city and state. The block, between Keswick Rd. and Chestnut St., is a sight to see, and it seems to get bigger - and brighter - every year.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore's Inner Harbor is the city's premier tourist attraction and one of the city's crown jewels. Here is a list of things to do on your next trip.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIf you're looking to explore Baltimore's waterfront, this guide to the Inner Harbor will help you figure out which attractions top your list.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZKids (and in some cases, pets) can strike a holiday pose with Santa and tell him what they want for the holidays at these Baltimore area malls and other locations.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIf you want to go above and beyond a simple picture with Santa this holiday season, kids will love these opportunities to dine and spend time with Mr. Claus.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZEvery year for one weekend in December, downtown Baltimore attractions, drop admission prices to $1 or less. Dollar admission at the Baltimore Aquarium may be the highlight, but dozens of other attractions also offer this holiday treat.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAfter reading this list of interesting Baltimore facts, impress your friends with your knowledge of Charm City.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZKeep these suggestions for day trips from Baltimore in mind the next time you need a break from city life.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBuying Baltimore Aquarium tickets can seem overwhelming. Don't fret - here's everything you need to know about buying your tickets.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe holidays only come once a year. No matter what your religion or creed, make sure your family has a great time this year by participating in some of these events and festivals in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZOver the last century, these historically black colleges and universities have a played an important role in educating Maryland's African American leaders.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe Inner Harbor in Baltimore is a popular tourism destination. Here are parking tips for weekends as well as directions for street parking.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFreshly steamed blue crabs are a Baltimore tradition. Baltimore boasts a bushel of great crab houses, from the fancy to the frills-free.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZLooking to get from BWI to Baltimore? Transportation options include the light rail, taxis, buses, sedan shuttles, and more.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZLooking for a shopping mall near Baltimore? This list of Baltimore area malls includes location information, hours and department stores.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFrom chowing down on steamed crabs to some of the landmarks you can't miss, here are some of the things you can't leave Baltimore without doing and seeing.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe new Baltimore Aquarium dolphin show, Our Ocean Planet, explores the depths of Earth's waters by exploring a dolphin's world.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe skinny on Baltimore coupons, discounts, deals and free stuff.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore is John Waters’ hometown, and the place where all his films are set. Here's a guide to some notable film locations at John Waters-related sites.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZMore than 1.4 million people visit Baltimore's top attraction every year to see 16,500 specimens in an array of environments and exhibits.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAs the weather gets cold, there are still plenty of things to see and do to keep the entire family entertained in Baltimore. Here are some ideas for fun-filled winter activities all ages will enjoy.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZInner Harbor and Harbor East restaurants provide a nice variety of cuisines and atmospheres. From fast food to fine dining, there's something for everyone.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZChristmas is a magical time in Baltimore. The city comes alive with lights, carolers, and all kind of events and activities throughout December. Consider this your guide to some of Baltimore's favorite Christmas events. Each page provides a photo of the holiday event or activity plus the date, time and additional information. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThese historic trails wind through some of Baltimore's most historic neighborhoods, allowing visitors to get to know the city's rich history and culture through experience.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIn recent years, more and more people have been commuting from Baltimore to Washington every day for work. Here is what you need to know about the commute.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZParking in the Fells Point on a Friday or Saturday night or during the Fells Point Fun Festival can be challenging, but these resources for finding parking garages in Fells Point, Harbor East, Little Italy and Canton can help you plan where to park.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZYou found your mate and have a date set—now it's time to make things official. This is an exciting time for the both of you, so make sure you understand all the marriage license rules and regulations in Baltimore or else you risk putting a dent in your plans.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAround the holidays, Santa isn't the only tradition coming to town. Holiday train gardens are also popping up all over Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZA number of movies, television shows, and documentaries have been filmed or set in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFound on menus all around the state, Maryland-style crab soup means a tomato broth and plenty of juicy lump crab meat.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAsk a dozen Marylanders how they make their crab cakes, and you'll get a dozen different answers. Maryland crab cakes are serious business to Marylanders. By making your own, you can ensure your cake will have just the right amount of meat, filling, and seasoning.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhatever type of tea you prefer black or green, English or Chinese one of Baltimore's tea rooms has a brew for you. These spots serve afternoon tea, sell loose tea or both.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore City's 311 call center is a system for taking residents calls about non-emergency issues and complaints related to city services.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZLooking for things to do with kids in Baltimore? These family-friendly museums, attractions and more are sure to keep you busy.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore's Little Italy is a small neighborhood packed with delicious family-run restaurants. Here's a guide to the area's best food.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZMark your calendars: here's a look at some of the biggest events and festivals happening in Baltimore during 2014, month by month.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhether you are shopping for gifts near the holidays or just treating yourself, these outlet malls can help you snag big discounts.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBackground information on colleges, universities, and high education institutions in the Baltimore area.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZQuestions about property taxes in Baltimore? This article outlines Maryland's property tax rules and gives links to more info on Homestead Tax Credits, local property tax rates and tax assessment appeals.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZPort Discovery is Baltimore's children's museum. Nestled in the adult entertainment district known as Power Plant Live!, just a few blocks from the Inner Harbor, Port Discovery is an oasis designed for children ages 2 to 10. Dominated by KidsWorks, a three-level climbing structure, the museum’s other exhibits all surround the giant jungle gym. Port Discovery is attraction where kids can play, learn, exercise their creativity and expand their mind.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZSpend a fun day at a farm near Baltimore picking out your own produce, including pumpkins and apples.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZLike clockwork, many of Baltimore's most anticipated free events fall on the same days each month.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe National Aquarium in Baltimore is the centerpiece of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Here are tips, tours and deals to help you with your visit.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore County's government provides numerous municipal services to County residents. Because none of the towns in Baltimore County are incorporated, all local taxes and services are provided by Baltimore County. Residents of Baltimore County can find links to more information about schools, libraries, police and fire departments, trash and recycling pick up, parks and animal control.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe five closest amusement parks to Baltimore. From thrill rides to water slides, who doesn't enjoy a day at the amusement park?
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhile most city's public market systems died out long ago, Baltimore's six public markets are still going strong. Though Lexington Market and Cross Street Market are the best known, all Baltimore's public markets offer a good variety -- some selling meats, seafood, produce and flowers alongside cell phones and cigarettes.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZGet the Baltimore City Public Schools Calendar for the 2016-2017 academic year. Learn important dates for school closures, early dismissals and more.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFun for the kids does not have to mean utter boredom for the adults. These family attractions and museums in Baltimore, MD are crowd-pleasers for the whole family.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFew things are as romantic as great food and wine. Baltimore has a host of romantic restaurants perfect for a special occasion or just an ordinary night out with your sweetie.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZSpice things up with these creative date ideas, each with something uniquely Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZTraveling by water taxi in Baltimore is more about the journey than the destination. Traveling on the water taxi from popular attractions like the Inner Harbor or Fort McHenry to waterfront neighborhoods like Fells Point or Canton often is slower than other modes of transportation, but it's a delightfully relaxing way to see the city.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFrom Memorial Day through Labor Day, there’s so much happening in Baltimore things can get overwhelming. Take advantage of the warm summer months — and get some tips on beating the heat — with the guides below.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIn lieu of a traditional maritime museum, visitors can climb aboard and experience these historic ships in Baltimore's Inner Harbor firsthand.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZDriver's license and registration, please. If you're new to Maryland, you'll need to go a Maryland MVA branch to to take care of these things within 60 days of your arrival. Check here to find out how.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZOver the years, Baltimore has had several nicknames—some that have stuck, and other's that haven't.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZMoving to Baltimore? Look here for resources to help settle in to Baltimore, MD.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFive of the best diners in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZNothing beats breakfast - no matter what time of the day you're eating it. Baltimore is blessed with some great breakfast spots, from greasy spoons to gourmet bistros. Here are some of the best places for breakfast in Baltimore
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIf you live in Maryland and love camping, you're in luck: there are dozens of campsites throughout the state.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore's first manufacturing industry was a brewery, and to this day Baltimoreans love their beer.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAs temperatures soar in Baltimore over the summer months, here are a few tips on things to do and places to go to keep cool.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe Maryland Science Center in Baltimore is a jewel of the city's Inner Harbor. Aside from its science exhibits, the museum is home to an IMAX movie theater and planetarium. With a number of hands-on exhibits, the science center is a phenomenal attraction for kids, and is a must-see stop for tourists and locals alike.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThese newspapers, magazines, and blogs can help you keep track of what's happening in Baltimore and beyond.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFrom dinner cruises to speedboat tours to a pirate ship excursion, here is a breakdown of the many ships and experiences that can be had onboard ships in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhen moving to the Baltimore area, deciding whether to live in the city or suburbs can be a tough choice. Hear are some facts about Baltimore City and Baltimore County as well as Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard counties.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThe Homestead Tax Credit in Maryland caps the property tax assessment increase allowed for Maryland homeowners, who occupy their property.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThere’s no better way to celebrate the fall harvest than a day at a farm near Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAvoid the parking headaches near the Inner Harbor and Downtown Baltimore with these tips and list of every parking garage in the area.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZKnown in Baltimore simply as “Penn Station,” Pennsylvania Station is a hub of transport in the city. The building is one of the most recognizable — and one of the most beautiful — in all of Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZSince opening in 1992, Oriole Park at Camden Yards has been a hub of social activity in summer. Before a baseball game, that means grabbing a beer and a bite at one of the many bars, new and old, that surround the park. Here are the best bars near Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore is a welcoming destination for gay and lesbian travelers, with gay-friendly festivals, nightlife, publications, and more.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFaidley crab cakes are legendary in Baltimore, a city known the world over for its most famous dish. Fresh, meaty, and sweet, a Faidley crab cake is a treat for seafood loving locals and tourists alike.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIn many locations throughout Baltimore, you'll have to call to get a cab. Here's everything you need to know about Baltimore taxi cabs.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIt doesn’t get more Baltimore than Fells Point. With its cobblestone streets and brick rowhomes exuding as much charm today as they did 250 years ago, the neighborhood is cloaked in history. There’s a little something here for everyone, which helps explain the huge crowds that flock to the waterfront ‘hood on spring, summer, and fall days. Relatively compact yet packed with shops, bars, and restaurants, Fells Point is an ideal venue for a walking tour. So let’s get started.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZDuckpin Bowling in Baltimore: Rules and regulations, history, and alleys in the Baltimore and Washington, DC area.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThis neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide will help anyone interested in viewing or collecting art in the Baltimore area.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZBaltimore is a city largely defined by its neighborhoods — and there is no shortage of shopping options as you hop from 'hood to 'hood.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThough no longer the newest kid on the block, Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore remains the jewel of baseball's so-called new generation of stadiums. Opened in 1992, the park ushered in a new era of retro-ballparks in urban areas. With its signature warehouse and gorgeous Inner Harbor location, Oriole Park at Camden Yards remains one of baseball's best ballparks.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZFrom Asian supermarkets to Italian delis, the many ethnic markets in Baltimore are one of the city’s true gems. Whether you’re looking to pick up some already prepared comfort food favorites or pick up a hard-to-find ingredient for an ethnic recipe, there is certainly no shortage of options throughout Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZJust two blocks north of the Inner Harbor sits Power Plant Live!, a collection of bars, clubs, restaurants, and even arts attractions.
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2016-12-09T11:08:04ZOne of Baltimore's newest crab houses also is one of its best. Canton Dockside features fat, meaty steamed blue crabs year round, and has a full menu filled with other seafood favorites. With a lively bar and expansive outdoor deck seating across the street from the water, Canton Dockside quickly has attracted a devoted following of Baltimore crab-heads.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIdeas for exploring Charm City on the cheap this summer.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZEight ideas for iconic places to propose in Baltimore (with pictures).
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZYou can find just about anything at flea markets near Baltimore. Mostly, these are places where new and gently used goods are sold at low prices (and can sometimes even be bartered for).
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZLearn all about Baltimore's Canton neighborhood. Get information on Canton real estate, restaurants, bars, activities and more.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZAfter a night full of cocktails, it might be hard to roll out of bed and greet the near year -- but these restaurants in Baltimore serving New Year's Day brunch are making the effort well worth it.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZCheer on the Ravens, the Orioles, and other teams at these sports bars in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhether you believe in the afterlife or not, it can't be denied that Baltimore has some great ghost stories.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhether you're looking to find the perfect outfit for a costume party or you have a killer idea for a Halloween getup, these stores can provide the inspiration and accessories to make you the life of the party.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZA list of free things to do in Baltimore, including museums, landmarks, and outdoor pursuits.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhen things start to heat up in Baltimore, it's only natural to want to escape to cool, clear waters. From swimming pools to State Park lakes, here are some perfect places to go swimming in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThere's a lot of things to do in Baltimore, and with these options, getting from place to place is part of the fun.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZWhere to find natural food and health food stores in Baltimore. Get information on OK Natural Food Store, Whole Foods and other grocers in Baltimore.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZIt's not breakfast, it's not lunch. Brunch is the best of both worlds, and Baltimore is packed with great places for a leisurely Sunday meal. Brunch in Baltimore is a treasure, and these are the places serving the best treats.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThere are a variety of sightseeing tours in Baltimore, including ghostly neighborhood walking tours and cruises around the Inner Harbor.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZA complete list and description of hotels in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Harbor East.
2016-12-09T11:08:04ZThis list of Baltimore movie theaters is complete - and short. Most of the city's theaters are located in suburban malls. While there aren't many choices inside the city, the theaters are comfortable, inviting, and show a nice variety of films.