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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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  • Despite sign, landlord says Gmart not signed to replace Santoni's

    Despite sign, landlord says Gmart not signed to replace Santoni's
    A sign outside the now vacant Santoni's Super Market in Highlandtown says Gmart International Foods, a six-store chain with two Maryland locations, is coming soon. But the shopping center's landlord said late Monday that no lease has yet been signed,...
  • For some businesses, snow day brings bustle

    For some businesses, snow day brings bustle
    As snow fell Tuesday afternoon outside Atwater's bakery in Catonsville, manager Lisa Harden hurried to pour the last cups of coffee and wrap up customers' food in to-go containers. The bakery had been busy, she said, but like many neighboring...
  • Police make arrest in Canton brick attack

    Police make arrest in Canton brick attack
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts cited "old-fashioned police work" in the arrest Friday of a 19-year-old man who is accused in a robbery that left a Canton man seriously injured. Mustafa Mohammed Ali Eraibi, 19, of Northeast Baltimore is...
  • Gmart International Foods will open in former Santoni's in Highlandtown

    Gmart International Foods, a five-store supermarket chain with two Maryland locations, will open in the next 60 days in the former Santoni's Super Market site in Highlandtown, the shopping center's landlord said Monday. Gmart signed a long-term lease...
  • Gmart to open soon in former Santoni's in Highlandtown

    Gmart to open soon in former Santoni's in Highlandtown
    Gmart International Foods, a five-store supermarket chain with two Maryland locations, will open in the next 60 days in the former Santoni’s Super Market site in Highlandtown, the shopping center’s landlord said Monday. Gmart signed a long-...
  • Recipe Finder | Cornbread salad fit for a Super Bowl party

    Lawrence Prather from St. Albans, W.Va., was seeking a recipe for a making a cornbread salad. Beatrice McElhinny from Dunbar, W. Va., sent in a recipe for a cornbread salad that she thought Prather might like to try. While a cornbread salad may...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Bohemian Cocktail at Marquee Lounge

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Bohemian Cocktail at Marquee Lounge
    The Creative Alliance is one of the cultural anchors of the Highlandtown area, bringing a total package of the arts, performance and a well polished restaurant-lounge. Given that, it's no surprise that its selection of cocktails is equally as polished....
  • When did Highlandtown become 'Canton'? [Letter]

    For what reason is Highlandtown now called Canton? I live in Harford County now but grew up in Highlandtown near Haussner's restaurant and Eastern Avenue. I went to school at Sacred Heart of Jesus in Highlandtown. Highlandtown was in the higher...
  • Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide

    Sister Clara Linz, teacher's aide
    Sister Clara Linz, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had cared for children and the sick and also had been a teacher's aide, died Friday of dementia at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 91. The daughter of Conrad...
  • Robert T. Franklin Sr., lawyer

    Robert T. Franklin Sr., lawyer
    Robert T. Franklin Sr., who practiced law for three decades and was a founding partner of Franklin & Prokopik, drowned Nov. 23 while vacationing at St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. The Lutherville resident was 55. Mr. Franklin and his wife of 33 years,...
  • Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving

    Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving
    The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages. It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
  • OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically

    OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically
    The sound of 150 children playing instruments — the violin, the trumpet, the oboe, the harp — spills out of every classroom, remarkably transforming an elementary school in a raggedy neighborhood of West Baltimore into a music conservatory....