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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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  • Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo

    Historic YMCA in Mount Vernon to become Hotel Indigo
    A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International College, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said. Focus Development LLC principal...
  • Latino economic development satellite office opening in Highlandtown

    Latino economic development satellite office opening in Highlandtown
    Baltimore's Latino Economic Development Center will open a satellite office along Eastern Avenue in Highlandtown, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday. The office, to be located in space donated by the Southeast Community Development...
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Walter Stankowski, tavern owner

    Walter Stankowski, tavern owner
    Walter T. "Lucky" Stankowski, the retired owner of a Fells Point tavern and package-goods store known for its Saturday afternoon music-making sessions, died of cancer June 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Highlandtown resident was 89. Born in...
  • Baltimore's police commissioner forges a hands-on image

    Baltimore's police commissioner forges a hands-on image
    When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts appeared at a recent town hall, a woman stood to ask about police brutality, a touchy topic for both residents and officers. She said she worried for her young nephew, who was frequently stopped by police....
  • More than 6 inches of snow falls overnight

    More than 6 inches of snow falls overnight
    More than 7 inches of snow fell across parts of the region by Monday, making it the snowiest March here since 1993. As of 8 a.m., the National Weather Service reported 7.9 inches of snow at BWI Airport, the point of record for Baltimore. The record...
  • More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm

    More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm
    A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region. But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
  • Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign
    Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days. "I want to...
  • Richard Bankerd, hairstylist

    Richard Bankerd, hairstylist
    Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71. "He had trophies that are...
  • Victim arrives at hospital a week after Highlandtown shooting

    Victim arrives at hospital a week after Highlandtown shooting
    A man walked into a Baltimore hospital Monday evening with a hand injury from a Highlandtown shooting more than a week ago, police said. The victim told police he and a friend were leaving a bar at Pratt and Conkling streets around 2 a.m. on May 4...
  • Millennial Media to put its stamp on Can Company in expansion

    Millennial Media to put its stamp on Can Company in expansion
    When a former canning plant was transformed in the late 1990s into a commercial hub to anchor Canton's redevelopment, middle school students suggested its name reflect history: The Can Company. The shopping center is about to get a new name — one...
  • Dr. John Woytowitz, dentist

    Dr. John Woytowitz, dentist
    Dr. John Vincent Woytowitz, a retired Highlandtown dentist, died of an infection March 13 at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. The Essex resident was 92. Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was the son of Peter and Bertha Woytowitz,...