The Baltimore Book Festival, once an annual staple in Mount Vernon Square, is smack dab in the touristy Inner Harbor this year, a move that got mostly positive reviews Saturday.
Some who took part in the festival in Mount Vernon say they miss the venue and add that it's too early to say which is better. Others thought that featuring the festival at the harbor would give tourists a good impression of the city.
"Down here, you have people that are not just coming to the book festival. They go to restaurants and to the sites," said Alonza Williams, an author from Pikesville. "The people that would come up to Mount Vernon were more of a Johns Hopkins, Peabody,