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Highlandtown

Highlandtown
Highlandtown, arguably the very quintessence of Baltimore, was once a small town outside the city limits. The look and feel of the area still reflects these beginnings. Much like the surrounding areas of Canton and Fells Point, Highlandtown feels like a small town trapped in a big city. The brick rowhouses with their marble stoops are typical of the architecture seen in Baltimore City. The corner bars, no matter how much they look like dives, are always populated by locals. Although Highlandtown had been seen as "going downhill," the area is now resurgent -- many young couples are buying and fixing up homes, and many businesses (both small and big) are moving in along the main drag on Easter... Show more »
Highlandtown, arguably the very quintessence of Baltimore, was once a small town outside the city limits. The look and feel of the area still reflects these beginnings. Much like the surrounding areas of Canton and Fells Point, Highlandtown feels like a small town trapped in a big city. The brick rowhouses with their marble stoops are typical of the architecture seen in Baltimore City. The corner bars, no matter how much they look like dives, are always populated by locals. Although Highlandtown had been seen as "going downhill," the area is now resurgent -- many young couples are buying and fixing up homes, and many businesses (both small and big) are moving in along the main drag on Eastern Avenue. « Show less

Top Highlandtown Articles

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  • Mayor calls for working group to study Patterson Park master plan

    A day after hundreds of Baltimore residents voiced strong opposition to a preliminary plan to add more parking spaces and an access road to Patterson Park, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that she was creating a "working group" to study the...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in Highlandtown

    Firefighters were battling a two-alarm blaze that broke out Friday night in a Highlandtown residence. By the time that the Baltimore City Fire Department was notified at about 9:25 p.m., flames had engulfed a three-story residence at 419 S. Robinson St.,...
  • Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block

    Defunct Big Huge Games goes on the auction block
    Hundreds of computers, monitors, office furniture and digital design tools were auctioned Tuesday in Timonium to raise money for creditors of defunct Big Huge Games and its Rhode Island parent company, 38 Studios LLC. Traces of a one-time creative...
  • Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources

    Dream Act: Some see hope, others a drain on state resources
    First of three articles about state ballot issues On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States. But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...
  • City schools overcharged on water bills

    City schools overcharged on water bills
    City public works officials say they are adjusting water bills for Baltimore public schools after several were overbilled this year by thousands of dollars — including one school whose bill rose nearly $200,000. The school system, meanwhile, has...
  • Police see pattern to recent Canton robberies

    Baltimore police say they are making progress after identifying a recent pattern of robberies in the Canton area.  In the past few days, there have been at least three robberies there, including a woman who had a gun placed to her head while unloading...
  • City firefighter sustains knee injury in early morning blaze

    City firefighter sustains knee injury in early morning blaze
    A firefighter sustained a minor knee injury in a two-alarm blaze at a home in Southeast Baltimore early Thursday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the 3700 block of East Pratt Street — near the border of...
  • Rehab 'model' homes are emerging in Baltimore

    Rehab 'model' homes are emerging in Baltimore
    There's a brick home in Highlandtown, on a prominent corner of Eastern Avenue, that has become a contradiction. Parts of it are more than 100 years old — varying shades of brick and mortar show where additions have been hewn to the primary...
  • Dr. Paul Lietman

    Dr. Paul Lietman
    Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79. "He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
  • Emerging Technology Center to move to Highlandtown

    Emerging Technology Center to move to Highlandtown
    Baltimore's Emerging Technology Center will relocate from Canton to Highlandtown when its lease expires this fall. The city's technology incubator announced Friday that it chose new digs at 101 N. Haven St., a former King Cork and Seal Co. facility. The...
  • Md. groups rally as immigration deal nears

    Immigration reform advocates are organizing thousands of Marylanders to attend a Capitol Hill rally on Wednesday to bring attention to negotiations in the Senate over immigration. The rally, conceived by CASA de Maryland's executive director, Gustavo...
  • Liver and onions dinner recalls old times in Baltimore

    Liver and onions dinner recalls old times in Baltimore
    "Liver and onions — the poor man's gourmet delight." — Stevens Bunker, retired Baltimore sea dog The taste sensation of beef liver is like licking a piece of smooth, shiny metal. To the bite, the texture is akin to corduroy — wide...