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

Charles Street Baltimore Public Transport

Since the early decades of the 20th century, the motor car has become one of society’s indispensable and most widely sought after necessities. Probably more so in America than in most other countries, a home without a car is regarded as a home lacking in one of life’s basic conveniences. Just getting most large cities [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:32+00:00September 27th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Charles Street Baltimore Public Transport

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

Buying Versus Renting – The Age Old Question

Where to Start? For many newly married young couples making their first foray into the property market, the choice between buying a home or renting one, can be a daunting decision. The same, of course, applies to families moving to a new city where conditions may be very different from the old place. So it’s [...]

By |2016-11-22T15:18:33+00:00April 25th, 2016|1201 Blog|Comments Off on Buying Versus Renting – The Age Old Question