But, it’s not all bad press. Southwest Airlines magazine is planning a 24-page spread on Baltimore in its next issue, calling it “the city you’re missing.” (It’s worth noting that Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is one of Southwest’s largest hubs.)
That’s not the only praise Baltimore has gotten lately. Yes, these lists may be all slightly arbitrary, and we still make appearances on our share of negative rankings (looking at you, bed bugs). But here’s a roundup of more recent, positive, national nods for Charm City.
» Baltimore was namedone of the New York Times’ 52 places to visit in 2018. The list highlighted Frederick Douglass bicentennial events, the third Light City festival and the new Hotel Revival coming to Mount Vernon.