Maintenance Repairs Bring Charles Street Traffic to a Halt

A large sinkhole opened up in the vicinity of Charles Street recently, bringing downtown traffic to a standstill. The ensuing maintenance repairs took teams of engineers several weeks to complete, but it afforded passers by a rare glimpse of what goes on beneath our city streets. The complex systems that are right under our feet [...]

By |2016-11-28T15:14:40+00:00November 28th, 2016|1201 Blog, Federal Hill Baltimore|Comments Off on Maintenance Repairs Bring Charles Street Traffic to a Halt

Federal Hill Apartments Fascinate Foreign Tourists

My wife and I were strolling around Federal Hill, Baltimore, showing the sights to a couple of good friends, who had come over to visit from South Africa. Walking down the street, they remarked on an interesting phenomenon that is a familiar part of the scene in the downtown areas of many American cities. They [...]

By |2016-08-09T14:36:12+00:00August 9th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Federal Hill Apartments Fascinate Foreign Tourists

Buckingham Palace to Charles Street, Baltimore

Queen Elizabeth ll The Longest Reigning British Monarch The British Royals have been in the news again lately with Queen Elizabeth celebrating her 90th birthday as the longest ever reigning British monarch. Surpassing even the mammoth 63 years 7 month long reign of her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, the Queen amazingly continues to fill her [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:32+00:00June 20th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Buckingham Palace to Charles Street, Baltimore

Charles Street & Federal Hill Attractions

Out and About  in Charles Street Baltimore - Feeling the Buzz Friends of ours who were visiting the United States from England, remarked how different and trendy the street scene was in Charles Street in downtown Baltimore, compared to their quiet suburban streets in North West London.  They were absolutely fascinated by the exciting street [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:32+00:00May 31st, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Charles Street & Federal Hill Attractions

Why Baltimore is a popular tourist destination

The Magnetic Appeal of the East Coast Cities One of the reasons Baltimore is a popular tourist destination with visitors to the United States, is because of its easy accessibility, situated as it is, on the famous East Coast tourist route stretching from New York through Philadelphia and down to Washington DC. Tourists planning a first [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:32+00:00May 16th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Why Baltimore is a popular tourist destination

The Fascinating Past of Federal Hill, Baltimore

The War Hero Discovers Federal Hill Federal Hill in downtown Baltimore is an area steeped in American cultural history that stretches back several centuries. Legend has it, that one warm June day in 1608, Captain John Smith, the English Colonial settler and war hero, sailed his ship into Chesapeake Bay and for several weeks, charted his [...]

By |2016-12-01T03:48:09+00:00March 15th, 2016|1201 Blog, Federal Hill Baltimore|Comments Off on The Fascinating Past of Federal Hill, Baltimore