Washington, D.C. is a short commuter train ride from Baltimore, perfect for a day trip to see the events of Inauguration Day in person. But in D.C., there are high costs and boisterous crowds to contend with, which are enough to keep many people in town. If your office isn’t airing President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, check out one of these five locations to get your Inauguration Day fix.
Do you want to read books by some of the best authors in Maryland? They include Madison Smartt Bell, Jessica Anya Blau, Taylor Branch, Tom Clancy, Larry Doyle, Dan Fesperman, Stephen Hunter, Laura Lippman, Jen Michalski, Nora Roberts, Natalie Standiford, Anne Tyler and Elissa Brent Weissman.
If you are looking to land an office job or learn certain skills to negotiate a promotion, it might be time to enroll in a computer class. Even in a healthy economy, training in computers and software is invaluable to employers of nearly every field, easily putting you ahead of the competition. This knowledge becomes something to take with you on your professional path. Start with Baltimore’s best classes for all of your computer needs.
There’s something about the holidays that inspires even the least crafty holiday observers. Don’t worry if you can’t crochet snowmen or build your own tree stand, these four local designers shared their best seasonal craft ideas to make your house look like a professional took hold. From simple printables to painted crab shell ornaments, these crafts help create happy holidays with options even appropriate for kids.
The theatrical release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” based on the classic tale by J.R.R. Tolkien, is just around the corner. Find out how you can celebrate all of the wondrous aspects of Middle Earth, from the lush green lands of the Shire to the dark mountains of Mordor, right here in Baltimore.
With crabs, history, crime and football, the personality of Baltimore is multifaceted. As such, books about Charm City reflect the varying aspects, from times gone by to more recent developments, both in fiction and non-fiction alike. These are the best books about Baltimore, perfect for locals and visitors alike.
Fine taste shouldn’t have to come with high prices. When it comes to art, it’s all about perspective, and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Look locally for unique yet affordable art for the home, office or even as a gift at the best places in Baltimore to buy art on the cheap.
It is difficult to think of the Native American people, the Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois,and hundreds of other tribes, without feeling sadness at all that was taken from them. Yet their cultures continue to thrive even today, as evident in literature, art and community events. As November is National Native American History month, it is the perfect time to learn about this unique aspect of American society.
Some of the best haunted places only get that way because they host a long and intricate past filled with death– whether by war, disease or murder. Learning what the dead went through in life, or the circumstances of how they died, not only lets you know why those ghosts are sticking around, it makes for a great night out at the city’s most haunted places.
Remembering to stop and smell the roses during the busy holiday season can seem impossible when there is work to do and presents to buy and wrap. Yet the many talented theatrical acts coming soon to Baltimore offer you a chance to plan a romantic date night, entertain the kids or gather together with friends and family. Don’t let the season pass by without attending one of the following shows.
Are you looking for Maryland towns featured in films? Baltimore, Berlin, Burkittsville, St. Michaels and Towson were all featured in movies.
For better or worse, the city of Baltimore contains many unique works of art in public places. Some pieces ignite controversy while others, no matter how odd they may appear, inspire. These are the must-sees when it comes to bizarre artwork right here in Baltimore.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.
From action-packed sequels to Oscar-worthy biopics, we take a look at the must-see films of the season.
The world is celebrating Oprah as she ends her talk show after 25 years. The Oprah Winfrey Show signed off for the final time Wednesday. But many of us at WJZ are remembering the years she spent with us here.