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Neighborhood Lights — the first leg of Baltimore's Light City festival — takes center stage

Neighborhood Lights — the first leg of Baltimore's Light City festival — takes center stage

From the upper stories of the Bromo Seltzer arts tower to Darley Park, Baltimore kicked off Neighborhood Lights — the first leg of the larger Light City festival — with displays of illuminated artwork, some with an otherworldly feel.

In Darley Park, residents gathered Saturday at a stage and projection wall to hear musicians and watch digital artwork and photography that an organizer called “futuristic and cosmic-inspired.”

The 107-year-old Bromo tower showcased a number of light-themed art pieces, including one in which vintage, cobalt-blue bottles were lit up — some blinking, some still, some changing colors.

In Mount Vernon, little girls came dressed as colorful...

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