A red sign went up a few days ago on a reproduction gas street lamp marking Edgar Allan Poe Square. The square is actually just off West Lexington Street, at Amity Street, in West Baltimore. Baltimore's legendary Poe House stands there, at 203 N. Amity in the Poppleton neighborhood.
The 21st annual HonFest, an ode to the working women or "honeys" of Baltimore, will take over West 36th Street, The Avenue, on Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14. The festival will feature high-haired hons, feather boas, Best Hon and Little Miss Hon contests, a Best Mustache contest, a new oyster shucking contest, and lots of crafts, food and live music.
A City Council committee on Thursday declined to endorse a $58 million subsidy for a mixed-use development in West Baltimore's Poppleton neighborhood, but advanced the deal anyway for the full City Council to consider Monday.
Residents of West Baltimore urged a City Council committee Thursday to approve a $58.3 million subsidy for new large mixed-use development in the West Baltimore's Poppleton neighborhood, saying it is urgently needed after last month's unrest.
But while Germano's may offer the fullest and most eclectic line-up, other Baltimore venues follow parts of the same path -- offering a meal-and entertainment-mix that falls somewhere between a dinner theater and a nightclub.
The city's Board of Finance approved $58.6 million in financing Monday for new homes, shops and other construction near the University of Maryland Biopark and the Edgar Allan Poe house — an area that has suffered from disinvestment and blight.
With a commemoration of Poe's death set for this weekend and a new statue of the famed author and poet unveiled recently in Boston, the curator emeritus of Baltimore 's Poe House weighs in on all things Edgar
Joseph Vincent Ridgely, a retired university professor who studied 19th Century Southern writers and was an Edgar Allen Poe scholar, died of complications of atrial fibrillation Sept. 27 in Silver Spring. The long time Roland Park resident was 93.
If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word ¿DRUNK¿ in big bold letters.