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Baltimore: Most Popular Articles

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Baltimore Aquarium Tickets
Buying Baltimore Aquarium tickets can seem overwhelming. Don't fret - here's everything you need to know about buying your tickets.
Exploring the Inner Harbor is easy with this...
If you're looking to explore downtown Baltimore, especially the waterfront, this guide to the Inner Harbor will help you figure out which attractions top your list.
The Insider's Guide to Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Baltimore'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.
Light up the holidays with these displays of...
From 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.
Baltimore Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving
Several Baltimore restaurants will be open and serving dinner - all kinds of dinners - on Thanksgiving Day. So if you want to leave the pots and pans in the cabinet, and the headaches that go with cooking your own Thanksgiving dinner in there with them, pay a visit to a Baltimore restaurant open on Thanksgiving Day
Heard About the New Dolphin Show at the...
The new Baltimore Aquarium dolphin show, Our Ocean Planet, explores the depths of Earth's waters by exploring a dolphin's world.
5 Easy Weekend Trips Within Driving Distance of...
Baltimore is within easy reach of a wide range of weekend getaway options. From big cities to seaside towns, here are some of the best places to escape.
Baltimore's Best Bargain Shopping
At these outlet malls near Baltimore you can shop and save on brand names.
12 Perfect Day Trips from Baltimore
Keep these suggestions for day trips from Baltimore in mind the next time you need a break from city life.
Delicious Restaurants in the Baltimore Inner...
Inner Harbor and Harbor East restaurants provide a nice variety of cuisines and atmospheres. From fast food to fine dining, there's something for everyone.
Baltimore City Public Schools Calendar for...
Get the Baltimore City Public Schools Calendar for the 2015-2016 academic year. Learn important dates for school closures, early dismissals and more.
National Aquarium in Baltimore - Tips, Tours,...
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is the city's most popular tourist attraction and one of the biggest aquariums in the United States. The centerpiece of Baltimore's immensely popular Inner Harbor, needless to say, it can get a bit crowded (and expensive). Negotiating the aquarium can be challenging, but less so if you consult these tips on visiting the aquarium, taking a tour, or best yet - getting a great deal.
Hampden Christmas Lights
Hampden'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.
Before You Drive to Baltimore's Inner Harbor,...
The Inner Harbor in Baltimore is a popular tourism destination. Here are parking tips for weekends as well as directions for street parking.
Learn to Make Delicious Maryland-Style Crab Soup
Found on menus all around the state, Maryland-style crab soup means a tomato broth and plenty of juicy lump crab meat.
National Aquarium in Baltimore Visitors Guide
More than 1.4 million people visit Baltimore's top attraction every year to see 16,500 specimens in an array of environments and exhibits.
Maryland Historically Black Colleges and...
Over the last century, these historically black colleges and universities have a played an important role in educating Maryland's African American leaders.
Christmas Tree Farms in the Baltimore Area
Sure you can buy a Christmas tree in a store or a parking lot, but nothing beats a trip to a Christmas Tree Farm near Baltimore to get you into the holiday spirit. Maryland has several Christmas tree farms where you can select, then chop down your perfect tree.
Things to Do with Kids in Baltimore
Looking for things to do with kids in Baltimore? These family-friendly museums, attractions, and more are sure to keep you busy.
30 Things You Didn't Know About Baltimore
After reading this list of interesting Baltimore facts, impress your friends with your knowledge of Charm City.
Little Italy Dining Guide
Baltimore's Little Italy is a small neighborhood packed with delicious family-run restaurants. Here's a guide to the area's best food.
Brunch and Breakfast with Santa in Baltimore
If 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.
Maryland Driver's Licenses
Driver'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.
Family Attractions
Fun 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.
Steamed Crabs in Baltimore
Freshly steamed blue crabs is a Baltimore tradition. Baltimore boasts a bushel of great crab houses, from the fancy to the frills-free.
Baltimore Area Malls
Looking for a shopping mall near Baltimore? This list of Baltimore area malls includes location information, hours and department stores.
Discounts, Coupons and Deals in Baltimore
The skinny on Baltimore coupons, discounts, deals and free stuff.
Make These Delicious Maryland-Style Crab Cakes
Ask 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.
Seven Things You Have to Do in Baltimore
From 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.
Commuting Between Baltimore, MD and Washington,...
In 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.
Calling 311 in Baltimore
Baltimore City's 311 call center is a system for taking residents calls about non-emergency issues and complaints related to city services.
Getting a Marriage License in Baltimore, Maryland
You 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.
Romantic Restaurants in Baltimore
Few 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.
Winter Family Fun in Baltimore
As 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.
Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall...
Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marhsall International Airport is Baltimore's gateway to the world. Set on 3,596 acres in Linthicum, Maryland, the airport has five terminals and 78 gates. Last year, more than 20 million passengers flew from or to BWI.
Photos with Santa in Baltimore
Kids (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.
Baltimore Inner Harbor Cruises and Boat Tours
From 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.
Fells Point Walking Tour
It 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.
Visit Baltimore's Port Discovery Children's...
Port 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.
Amusement Parks Near Baltimore
The five closest amusement parks to Baltimore. From thrill rides to water slides, who doesn't enjoy a day at the amusement park?
Landmark Movie Theatre in Harbor East
Once you see a movie at Landmark Theatre in Harbor East, you'll be hard pressed to go to another theater ever again. From the ridiculously comfortable leather recliner seats to the top-notch picture and audio quality in the screening rooms to the full bar - that's right, the full bar! - Landmark Theatres in Inner Harbor East is in a class of its own.
Baltimore Public Markets
While 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.
Tea Rooms in Baltimore
Whatever 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.
Best Places For Breakfast in Baltimore
Nothing 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
Five Creative Baltimore Date Ideas
Spice things up with these creative date ideas, each with something uniquely Baltimore.
Transportation in Baltimore: BWI to Baltimore
Looking to get from BWI to Baltimore? Transportation options include the light rail, taxis, buses, sedan shuttles, and more.
BWI Airport: Driving Directions
Directions to BWI Airport from Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Page 2.
Duckpin Bowling: A Baltimore Tradition
Duckpin Bowling in Baltimore: Rules and regulations, history, and alleys in the Baltimore and Washington, DC area.
Registering Your Vehicle
When moving to Maryland, you have 60 days to register your vehicle with the Motor Vehicles Administration (MVA). Here's how to get your auto registration done at the Maryland MVA.
Inside the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore
The 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.
Films and TV Shows Set in Baltimore
A number of movies, television shows, and documentaries have been filmed or set in Baltimore.
Historic Ships in Baltimore's Inner Harbor
In lieu of a traditional maritime museum, visitors can climb aboard and experience these historic ships in Baltimore's Inner Harbor firsthand.
Baltimore's Nicknames
Over the years, Baltimore has had several nicknames—some that have stuck, and other's that haven't.
These haunted houses and creepy mazes are sure...
Those looking to get scared this Halloween season need not search very far: the areas around Baltimore have some top rated haunted houses, creepy mazes, and more!
Check Out Some of Baltimore's Best Happy Hour...
Great happy hour specials can be hard to find, but this list of Baltimore's best happy hour specials will have you cashing in on drink and food discounts.
Crab Recipes
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab is Baltimore's favorite crustacean. Though a crab feast of steamed hardshell crabs is tradition in Baltimore, Marylanders will eat crab most anyway. This collection of crab recipes comes from Guides all across the About.com network.
Parking Garages near the Inner Harbor and...
Avoid the parking headaches near the Inner Harbor and Downtown Baltimore with these tips and list of every parking garage in the area.
Corned Beef Row in Baltimore
Baltimore's corned beef row is a stretch of Lombard Street just east of President St. For nearly a century, this is where Baltimoreans have flocked for the best corned beef, pastrami, and other deli delights in the city.
Need a Cab in Baltimore? Here's Who to Call
In many locations throughout Baltimore, you'll have to call to get a cab. Here's everything you need to know about Baltimore taxi cabs.
New Year's Eve in Baltimore
The first decade of the new millennium comes to a close with a bang in Baltimore. New Year's Eve in Baltimore means fireworks in the Inner Harbor, hopping bars all around town, and lots, lots more.
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Baltimore
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! in Baltimore's Inner Harbor features strange items, a 4-D move theater, and a mirror maze.
Property Taxes in Maryland
Questions 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.
Baltimore Florists
Shop these Baltimore florists to get the best value and most personalized flower arrangements for everything from weddings to funerals to Valentine's Day.
Free Attractions in Baltimore
A list of free things to do in Baltimore, including museums, landmarks, and outdoor pursuits.
Thanksgiving in Baltimore
Cooking up a fat, juicy turkey for Thanksgiving this year? Here are some resources that will you help you make this Thanksgiving dinner prep as quick and easy as possible.
Michael Phelps' Olympic Records to Be Broken
Yes, we’ve all heard about how Baltimore swimmer Michael Phelps could break Mark Spitz record of seven gold medals in one Olympic Games in the 2008 Beijing Games. In Athens in the 2004 Olympics, Phelps’ six gold medals (eight medals in all) fells just short. But this year could be different. But also this year there are more records to break for Phelps.
Maryland Vehicle Registration
When moving to Maryland, you have 60 days to register your vehicle with the Motor Vehicles Administration (MVA). Here's how to get your auto registration done. Page 2.
Natural Food and Health Food Stores in Baltimore
Where to find natural food and health food stores in Baltimore. Get information on OK Natural Food Store, Whole Foods and other grocers in Baltimore.
National Aquarium in Baltimore Official Tours
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is the city's most popular tourist attraction and one of the biggest aquariums in the United States. The centerpiece of Baltimore's immensely popular Inner Harbor, needless to say, it can get a bit crowded (and expensive). Negotiating the aquarium can be challenging, but less so if you consult these tips on visiting the aquarium, taking a tour, or best yet - getting a great deal. Page 2.
Where to Live in the Baltimore Area
When 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.
For some good reads, bookmark these bookstores...
Baltimore was once known as “The City That Reads.” Although the nickname didn’t stick, there are still a handful of bookstores in Baltimore where you can get lost in stacks of novels, comics, memoirs, or whatever you prefer to read.
Maryland Homestead Tax Credit
The Homestead Tax Credit in Maryland caps the property tax assessment increase allowed for Maryland homeowners, who occupy their property.
Baltimore Attractions' Holiday Schedules
A list of Baltimore museums and attractions holiday schedules
All About Baltimore's Canton Neighborhood
Learn all about Baltimore's Canton neighborhood. Get information on Canton real estate, restaurants, bars, activities and more.
Health Insurance Options in Maryland
If you are among the 800,000 medically uninsured persons in Maryland what are your options for getting healthcare coverage? Look here for information on Maryland's high risk pool (MHIP), children's health insurance paln (MCHP) and Medicaid plus links to private health insurance companies.
10 Baltimore Breweries You Can't Miss
Baltimore's first manufacturing industry was a brewery, and to this day Baltimoreans love their beer.
Baltimore Movie Theaters
This 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.
Mark your calendars and snag discounts on...
Like clockwork, many of Baltimore's most anticipated free events fall on the same days each month.
Best Vintage Boutiques in Baltimore
Looking to ensure you don't show up at an event wearing the same department store threads as everyone else? Then check out some of the best vintage boutiques in Baltimore.
Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Baltimore
Whether you believe in the afterlife or not, it can't be denied that Baltimore has some great ghost stories.
Power Plant Live! Entertainment District in...
Just two blocks north of the Inner Harbor sits Power Plant Live!, a collection of bars, clubs, restaurants, and even arts attractions.
Best Bars Near Oriole Park at Camden Yards in...
Since 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.
American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore
The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore is home to a spectacular collection of beautiful, bizarre, and innovative art. What makes it unique? Not a piece in the striking Key Highway building along the Inner Harbor was created by a formally trained artist.
Best Coffee Shops in Baltimore
On the lookout for a the best coffee in Baltimore? Skip Starbucks and sip on coffee creations from these locally owned cafes.
Parking: Fells Point , Little Italy and Harbor...
Parking 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.
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Most Popular Baby Names in Maryland
Every year the Social Security Administration compiles the top 1,000 most popular baby names as determined by Social Security number applications. It breaks this list down by state and by sex. And these were the most popular girls' and boys' baby names in Maryland in 2006, the most recent year for which data is available.
Baltimore Gay & Lesbian Guide
Baltimore is a welcoming destination for gay and lesbian travelers, with gay-friendly festivals, nightlife, publications, and more.
Fells Point Bars
The quaint Baltimore neighborhood of Fells Point, best known for its bars and restaurants, offers taverns, nightclubs and fine dining that fit nearly any budget and taste. This list of Fells Point bars and taverns concentrates on establishments that focus on nightlife, though many of these bars are restaurants as well.
Baltimore County Magnet Schools
Baltimore County magnet schools offer theme-oriented programs that give students an in-depth experience in particular areas of interest. Students must submit a magnet school application before the fall deadline to be enrolled for the next school year.
Brunch in Baltimore
It'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.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Baltimore Events in...
Mark your calendars: here's a look at some of the biggest events and festivals happening in Baltimore during 2014, month by month.
Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) in Baltimore
Known 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.
5 Baltimore Greasy Spoons You've Got to Try
Five of the best diners in Baltimore.
Ethnic Markets in Baltimore
From 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.
Best Places in Baltimore to Propose
Eight ideas for iconic places to propose in Baltimore (with pictures).
Baltimore County Public Golf Courses
Baltimore County has five public golf courses that host players of all skill levels for affordable greens fees. The public courses are spread throughout the county, generally are in great condition, and put an emphasis on pace of play.
Best Public Parks in Baltimore
Baltimore is home to a number of fantastic public parks that offer an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you’re looking for a space to jump in a pool, play disc golf, have a picnic, or take a hike, there are plenty of things to see and do at these green spaces in Baltimore.
The Ultimate Baltimore Ravens Photospread
Baltimore Ravens Photos and Pictures.
Warm Up to the Best Soup Spots in Baltimore
With a couple of Baltimore-area restaurants dedicated solely to soup and several other eateries serving hearty chowders and brothy Asian specialties, don't settle for Campbell's when you can chow down on fresh comfort food made in your backyard.
Baltimore TV Stations: Local Stations in...
New to Baltimore or just looking for the news? This local TV station index can help you tune in.
Moving to Baltimore
Moving to Baltimore? Look here for resources to help settle in to Baltimore, MD.
Dating in Baltimore: Resources for Singles
These resources can singles dive into the dating scene in Baltimore and, hopefully, find whatever it is you're looking for.
John Waters' Baltimore: Discover John...
Baltimore 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.
Holiday train gardens to get you in the holiday...
Around the holidays, Santa isn't the only tradition coming to town. Holiday train gardens are also popping up all over Baltimore.
Baltimore Hotels
Your one-stop resource to finding and booking a hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore Authors
Baltimore Authors - Tom Clancy - Laura Lippman - Anne Tyler - Edgar Allan Poe - Writers from Baltimore
Start planning now for the perfect Thanksgiving...
This guide to Thanksgiving weekend in Baltimore can help you enjoy a feast with your friends and family at home or at a restaurant, get a head start on the shopping season, and find out other ways to take advantage of the long weekend.
Art Galleries in Baltimore
This neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide will help anyone interested in viewing or collecting art in the Baltimore area.
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Fall Fun in Baltimore
These Baltimore-area farms have fall fun for both kids and adults. Find corn mazes, pumpkin patches, petting zoos, hayrides, apple picking, Halloween activities and more. In the summer many of these are pick-your-own farms for berries, fruit and veggies. Some have PYO apples in the fall.
Baltimore's 5 Best Ice Cream Parlors
Five of the greatest places to get tasty ice cream in Baltimore.
Living in Baltimore County
Baltimore 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.
Ice skating rinks for beginners and seasoned...
Whether you're a beginner or seasoned skater, these ice rinks near Baltimore will provide hours of fun. On this list are both outdoor and indoor rinks; note that some are open seasonally while others are open year-round.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations in...
This year, there are several events happening to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Baltimore.
Avoiding Foreclosure in Maryland
Maryland forclosures are on the rise as the mortgage crisis across the country intensifies. And many homeowners in Baltimore are affected by the rise in foreclosures. Look here for resources if you are in danger of facing the foreclosure process in Maryland and need to refinance or sell your home.
Baltimore Jewelry Stores and Designers
Whether you're shopping for Valentine’s Day or just a token for a friend, jewelry is always a hit. So if your quest is an engagement ring or a unique, hand-crafted gift, this list of Baltimore and Pikesville area jewelers will start you on the way.
Baltimore Publications: Newspapers, Magazines,...
These newspapers, magazines, and blogs can help you keep track of what's happening in Baltimore and beyond.
Best Costume Shops in Baltimore
Whether 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.
The best New Year's Eve dinners in town.
A variety of Baltimore restaurants will host their own parties, prix-fixe menus, and more. Whether you are looking to impress a date or find the perfect meal for your family, there is a little something for everyone on this list!
Fort McHenry National Park
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Summer in Baltimore: Snowballs Are the...
All you need to know about snowballs, Baltimore's favorite summertime treat.
Cost of Living in Baltimore
Are you considering moving to Baltimore? Here's how the city's cost of living stacks up.
Merritt Athletic Clubs
Merritt Athletic Clubs is a health club chain more than 10 locations in the Baltimore area. All of the clubs have variety of strength training and cardiovascular equipment, free weights and group exercise classes. Some locations have childcare and cafes and five have pools, (some of which are outdoor in the summer and indoors in the winter).
Hampden Photo Tour
It doesn't get any funkier than Hampden. This North Baltimore neighborhood, home to the annual Honfest, is a collection of old-time Bawlmer residents, newcomers to the city, artists, students, and seniors. In short, everyone's welcome here, including those looking for great restaurants, eclectic stores, and great people-watching.
Day Trip Idea: Vineyards and Wineries Near...
Vineyards and wineries close to Baltimore that offer taste testings and tours.
The seafood tradition in Baltimore isn't just...
Our top picks for raw bars in Baltimore where you can slurp down oysters, each with their own unique flavor.
Skip the malls and shop local this holiday...
These holiday craft shows in the Baltimore area are filled with unique gift ideas. As an added bonus, you'll also be keeping your money in Maryland.
Baltimore Churches
Looking for a Christmas Eve midnight Mass or an Easter morning service? This list of Protestant and Catholic churches in Baltimore and the metro area is divided by denomination. It is, by no means, comprehensive but all of these churches have websites, so you can check out their Christmas services schedules or just get a sense of whether they would be a good fit for you.
Historic Ships
Baltimore's historic ships--everything fom Civil War-era tall ship to a World War II sub--all have a story to tell. Most are floating museums that are open to the public.
Baltimore's Water Taxi
Traveling 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.
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Set on 160 acres in Druid Hill Park, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is the nation's third-oldest zoo. Chartered by the state legislature in 1876, the zoo has more than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species. Animals are displayed in natural settings replicating their native habitats.
20 reasons Baltimore is the Greatest City in...
My goal was to come up with only ten reasons to love Baltimore, but this list kind of made itself.
Get in the holiday spirit with these special...
The 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.
Back to School in Baltimore
Put away those beach towels and break out the book bags. It's back to school for Baltimore. School starts August 27 in most schools. Dig out those school supply lists and get shopping. If you're a bit behind and still need to register your child, check out these articles.
Jobs in Baltimore, MD
Finding a new job is a long process. But today there are a lot more resources than the Baltimore Sun classifieds for finding a job in Baltimore, MD. This list of links to Baltimore-area employers, recruiters and job listings is a good place to start. Bookmark this page and come back to it regularly as job listings change every day.
Canton Dockside Restaurant Review
One 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.
Tio Pepe Restaurant Review
Tio Pepe is a Baltimore legend. From the basement of a number of Mount Vernon rowhomes, Restaurante Tio Pepe has been serving some of the best Spanish food in Baltimore since 1968.
Maryland Car Seat Laws
Car seats save children's lives, and Maryland requires children of certain ages and weights to be properly secured in a child safety seat.
Check Out a Ballgame at Baltimore's Oriole Park
Though 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.
Brewery Tours in Baltimore
If you love to drink down suds from one of Baltimore's craft breweries, you might also enjoy taking a tour of the facilities where they're produced. Brewery
Pet Friendly Baltimore Hotels
Several Baltimore hotels allow pets. However, if you bring your dog or cat to Baltimore, it will likely cost you more. Most hotels require a deposit or fee, and many have rules about leaving pets alone in the room. This list is only a guide. It is absolutely essential that you call the hotel and confirm its pet policy and regulations.
Fells Point Hotels
Fells Point in Baltimore is a great place to eat, drink, and party, but there aren't a lot of places to stay. Here's your guide to Fells Point hotels.
5 Places for Perfect Easter Photos in Baltimore
These five places make for the perfect springtime backdrop for Easter photos in Baltimore.
These flea markets provide great bargains at...
You 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).
Take a dip in these pools, beaches, lakes, and...
When 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.
These New Year's Eve activities, celebrations,...
Whether you are looking to watch a spectacular fireworks display from the deck of a historic ship or count down to the New Year while watching a makeshift ball fall in quirky Hampden, there are plenty of ways to ring in the New Year in Baltimore.
Baltimore Ethnic Festivals
Baltimore's ethnic festivals are among the city's most unique treats. The food, drink, dance and people of many different cultures are represented for all to enjoy.
Shopping in Baltimore: The Best Neighborhoods...
Baltimore is a city largely defined by its neighborhoods — and there is no shortage of shopping options as you hop from 'hood to 'hood.
Free Outdoor Movies in Baltimore
Summer brings with it a bevy of free outdoor movies in Baltimore. Grab a lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, sit back and enjoy the show.

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