Shake Shack, we welcome thee.
"Baltimore is a thriving city that’s steeped in American history, food and culture. We feel fortunate to be joining this community, and we’re excited to have found such a great Inner Harbor location," the Shake Shack CEO said.

Shake Shack, we welcome thee.

"Baltimore is a thriving city that’s steeped in American history, food and culture. We feel fortunate to be joining this community, and we’re excited to have found such a great Inner Harbor location," the Shake Shack CEO said.

A group of Johns Hopkins University students have turned a staircase into a giant keyboard — and it only took about 5 hours to do so.
Club members told The Hub, a university web site, that they hoped the project would spark an interest in robotics. 
Watch the full video here.
 

A group of Johns Hopkins University students have turned a staircase into a giant keyboard — and it only took about 5 hours to do so.

Club members told The Hub, a university web site, that they hoped the project would spark an interest in robotics. 

Watch the full video here.

 

goodbye-badhello:

sem título by patrickjoust on Flickr.

Angelo’s pizza shop has closed in Hampden.

Let’s face it: Charm City can be a strange place. We want to see the photos that make you shrug and say “Only in Baltimore.”

The end of an era: The Penn Station billboard will be transitioned to a digital one, and with that change comes the end of the iconic Boh/Utz Proposal billboard’s run.
In an email, Smyth Jewlers said they have not yet determined where the couple is going next, but is open to suggestions. Ideally, the jeweler would love to see the image be painted on brick and mortar somewhere prominent in the city.

The end of an era: The Penn Station billboard will be transitioned to a digital one, and with that change comes the end of the iconic Boh/Utz Proposal billboard’s run.

In an email, Smyth Jewlers said they have not yet determined where the couple is going next, but is open to suggestions. Ideally, the jeweler would love to see the image be painted on brick and mortar somewhere prominent in the city.

Now-and-then pictures

retrobaltimore:

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THEN: In August of 1937, construction takes place on _____, just west of the intersection with _____ in the midtown Belvedere neighborhood. (Baltimore Sun file photo, 1937)

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Can you fill in the blanks? Which street is this? We left one hint for you…

The potential pool of cash available for the film industry shrank by $3.5 million in the final minutes of the General Assembly session, leaving lawmakers asking: Is $15 million enough for “House of Cards” to stay?

gif via houseofcardsquotes

The potential pool of cash available for the film industry shrank by $3.5 million in the final minutes of the General Assembly session, leaving lawmakers asking: Is $15 million enough for “House of Cards” to stay?

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mdhsphotographs:

"Neighbors often visit on their front steps - an extension of their living rooms. This entire block of E. Baltimore St. is being renovated through private enterprise. Sept. 1978."Butchers Hill, Baltimore, MarylandSeptember 1978Jean C. Netherwood8x10 inch photographic printThe East Baltimore Documentary Photography ProjectBaltimore City Life Museum CollectionMaryland Historical Society1982.19.1.192
Copyright Jean C. Netherwood, 1978.
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mdhsphotographs:

"Neighbors often visit on their front steps - an extension of their living rooms. This entire block of E. Baltimore St. is being renovated through private enterprise. Sept. 1978."
Butchers Hill, Baltimore, Maryland
September 1978
Jean C. Netherwood
8x10 inch photographic print
The East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society
1982.19.1.192

Copyright Jean C. Netherwood, 1978.

More on The East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh is selling his Reisterstown home for $2.1 million, according to recent real estate listings. But if you’re interested in dropping a few million on the property, you might be out of luck. Tom Mooney, a real estate agent for a buyer, said the house is under contract. Harbaugh house was on the market for less than a week.

International Pillow Fight Day? Why not.

(We think somebody should bring this to Inner Harbor next year.)

EXPLORING BALTIMORE: Today, Hamilton-Lauraville is in the midst of revitalization.

A drive down Harford Road today isn’t quite what it was in 1944, when “stores, schools, theaters, churches, office buildings, laundries, bowling alleys, hamburger stands and night clubs” dotted the street.

But commerce has kicked in again, making the area one of Baltimore’s fastest-growing neighborhoods.

Fans of “Breaking Bad” know that chemistry-teacher-turned-drug-kingpin Walter White made a number of uh, morally questionable decisions.

But is Walt a bad teacher? One Hopkins professor (who deeply analyzed this) says yes. 

girlatlas:


Balto, MD


Ye Olde Locust Point.



(h/t reddit u/fickvolf)

girlatlas:

Balto, MD

Ye Olde Locust Point.

(h/t reddit u/fickvolf)