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Stuck in Baltimore during the holidays? Enjoy it!

Stuck in Baltimore during the holidays? Enjoy it! November 1, 2010 | Whats New | Read More
If you ever experience an unwelcome and unexpected extended layover in Thurgood Marshall/ Baltimore-Washington International Airport, surprisingly there are plenty of things you can do locally to make the time fly by (no pun intended).  These suggestions are for travelers with a layover of 2.5 hours...

Halloween in Baltimore

Halloween in Baltimore October 30, 2010 | Whats New | Read More
Why are we so obsessed with ghosts, spirits and vampires? I have to admit that I’m an avid fan of most things vampire – but I’m still not quite sure why. I have no desires to meet one, if they should exist. The mere thought of considering their existence makes me wonder if I’m compromising my...

Pumpkins and Flip flops?

Pumpkins and Flip flops? October 29, 2010 | Whats New | Read More
Pumpkins and flip flops make no sense. That goes to say, why is it so hot in Baltimore in late October? My favorite season of the year admittedly has to be Fall. I love Fall in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic area of the United States for various reasons: few insects (flying or crawling) crisp (but not yet...

The road less traveled – adventures in Baltimore

The road less traveled – adventures in Baltimore October 4, 2010 | Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
Over the course of the past 4 years, the GPS market has exploded. Not long ago, having a navigational system in your car was akin to having a cell phone in the mid 90’s – pricing kept a lot of people out of the market and owning one was seen as more of a luxury than a necessity. Nowadays, most of...

Baltimore Harbor Pass: Five Attractions, Four Days, One Price

Baltimore Harbor Pass: Five Attractions, Four Days, One Price September 16, 2010 | Whats New | Read More
The Baltimore Harbor Pass is a wise family investment that provides a one-price, four-day package of fun to five top city attractions located in the Inner Harbor – Maryland Science Center, National Aquarium, Sport Legends at Camden Yards, Top of the World Observation Level and either American Visionary...

Bargaining in Baltimore

Bargaining in Baltimore September 10, 2010 | Travel Tips, Whats New | Read More
Baltimore is one of those big cities where traditional bargaining, the negotiation of prices, is more a part of history than a current way of life. As with any other ‘Western’ city, prices in Baltimore are fixed and if you desire a go at bargaining, you’ll have to save it for fairs, flea markets,...

Kids Can Play Pirate or Build with Bob in Baltimore

Kids Can Play Pirate or Build with Bob in Baltimore August 21, 2010 | Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
A couple of limited Baltimore museum engagements will fascinate children while also completely engaging parents in the fantasy of pirates and construction. SHIPWRECK! Pirates and Treasure is at the Maryland Science Museum and Project: Build It! with Bob the Builder can be found at the Port Discovery...

Historic President Street RR Station Opens to Public

Historic President Street RR Station Opens to Public July 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Whats New | Read More
President Street Station, the historic rail depot that witnessed a street riot at the beginning of the Civil War, again is open to the public. Each Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) through Thanksgiving weekend, visitors will be allowed inside the old train station to learn about the clash between...