Celebrate the season of spring in Baltimore, MD, with a number of festivals and events. From beer events to Ravens Stadium fans to the African Heritage Festival, Baltimoreans know how to have a good time.
Ok… so let’s see. Last year I got him those fishing lore, the year before that was the baseball tie and the year before that, well shoot, I can’t even remember that one. I’m not saying that those weren’t good gifts but we got mom cruise tickets for two for Mother’s Day—doesn’t quite add up. In lieu of this, I … Read the rest
So you want to come to the 3rd Baltimore Grand Prix? I don’t blame you! Last year, the Baltimore Grand Prix attracted over 160,000 people—and they are expecting more this year! Talk about “need for speed”? These auto sports cruise through the streets of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor reaching speeds of up to 180mph. The Grand Prix is scheduled … Read the rest
Jazz, blues, art AND wine?! Yes please! I’ll take a helping of all four. Historic Federal Hill will be hosting a festival in honor of these great elements on Sunday, June 2 from 11am- 7pm. But this is more than just a celebration of music, art and vino. It is a celebration of city life, put on by the community, … Read the rest
On Sunday, May 26 from 1pm -8pm, come out to the 2013 SoWeBo Music and Arts Festival! What is SoWeBo, you ask? SoWeBo stands for South West Baltimore. It is a community- chosen name for a historic area in this section of Baltimore City. This will be held on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. I have attending this festival … Read the rest
Calling all beer connoisseurs! Sure, we always hear about German Weiss, Belgian Ales and English Stouts, but this is AMERICA people! It just so happens that we have got a pretty good thing going on here ourselves. The United States is the proud home of over 500 microbreweries—and the list is growing! Maryland alone is responsible for 25 of those. … Read the rest
Love being a living piece of art? Considering the bottom of your foot for the location of your next tattoo, because it’s the only place left without ink? Do you have, or almost have the picture of that perfect tattoo in your head, and are looking for some inspiration to complete it? If you said “yes” to any one of … Read the rest
Now open for their 36th year is the great Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar. The market opens this Sunday, April 7 from 7am -12 noon. The market is located underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holiday & Saratoga St. Get the tastiest veggies Maryland has to offer. I understand that this is crab town but what would crabs be … Read the rest
Privateer: A sailor with a letter of marque from a government. This letter allows the sailor to plunder any ship of any given enemy nation. Technically, a privateer was a self-employed soldier paid only by what he plundered from an enemy. In this, a privateer was supposed to be above being tried for piracy.
Pier 6 Concert Pavilion has been a Baltimore landmark for over 30 years. Originally, Pier 6 was a much smaller venue built in 1981. It was renovated in 1991, and then once again in 2006– becoming the magnificent and charming structure it is now. It has always been a choice venue for some of the greatest musicians of our … Read the rest
Everyone is Irish on St. Patty’s Day! It just so happens that my family is almost all German, but that never stopped us from joining in the festivities of St. Patrick’s Day. There is just something about the Irish heritage that brings people of all ethnicities together on this one day of the year. It’s not the corned beef and … Read the rest