2016 Readers' Poll: Baltimore Living

Best Reason to Live in Baltimore

1. People


2. Arts/Culture

Best Reason to Leave Baltimore

1. Crime

2. Taxes

Best Neighborhood

1. Hampden

2. Mt. Vernon

Best Place to Work

1. From Home/For Yourself

2. Johns Hopkins

Best Local Landmark

1. Domino's Sugar Sign

2. Fort McHenry

Best Festival


1. Artscape

2. Hampdenfest

Best Park

1. Patterson

2. Druid Hill

Best Place to Go Running

1. Inner Harbor

2. Lake Montebello

Best Place to Go Biking

1. NCR Trail

2. Jones Falls Trail

Best Place to Do Yoga

1. Yogaworks (Formerly Charm City Yoga.

2. Baltimore Yoga Village

Best Attraction

1. American Visionary Art Museum

2. National Aquarium

Best Place to Take Out of Town Visitors

1. Fells Point

2. American Visionary Art Museum

Best Place to Take Kids

1. National Aquarium

2. Maryland Science Center

Best Day Trip from Baltimore

1. Washington D.C.

2. Philadelphia

Best Free Thing to Do in Baltimore

1. Baltimore Museum of Art

2. Walters Art Museum

Best Public Transportation Service

1. Charm City Circulator

2. Water Taxi

Best Oriole

1. Manny Machado

2. Adam Jones

Best Raven

1. Joe Flacco

2. Justin Tucker

Best Local Celebrity

1. John Waters

2. Michael Phelps