Posts Tagged ‘ Maryland ’

Lighting up Baltimore

Jan 3rd, 2016 | By
light show in Baltimore

Now here is an anniversary for you. Baltimore was the first American city – 200 years ago this year – to light up its streets with gas lanterns.



Culinary delights in the Capital District – dining out in D.C

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

The US capital offers an ever-increasing plethora of options for the foodie visitor. Anna Maria Espsäter goes grazing in Washington D.C., with a few nibbles in Virginia and Maryland thrown in for good measure



President Obama designates New National Park in 100th anniversary of Maryland’s Hero Harriet Tubman

Apr 10th, 2013 | By

President Barrack Obama has designated Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument a new National Monument, marking the 100th Anniversary of the icon’s passing on 10 March 1913



Maryland’s magical miracle on 34th Street

Dec 18th, 2012 | By

Every December thousands of visitors flock to 34th Street in Baltimore (Maryland) as it joyfully bursts to life with a Christmas light display extravagansa. Each of the houses in the block is decorated vibrantly representing the owner’s personality and style. There are no ‘Bah Humbug’ Scrooges on this street as every resident embraces the Christmas spirit to make their house stand out – think inflatable snow-globes, musical trains, dancing angels, lit reindeers and more. Now in its 62nd year, this unassuming neighbourhood, now known as ‘Christmas Street’, boasts one
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