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MEET THE
MAKERS OF
BALTIMORE

Local artisans and a culinary boom
put the 'more' in Baltimore
BALTIMORE INSIDER

BY PAMELA BROSSMAN

STAY
Enjoy reduced group rates at ABA
member properties such as Days Inn
Inner Harbor Hotel, Holiday Inn Inner
Harbor, and Marriott International.

I

nner Harbor. The National Aquarium. Oriole Park at Camden
Yards. Fort McHenry. Whether you're attending a conference
at the Convention Center, bringing a student group to the city
for a day, or in town on a group tour, these world-renowned
and award-winning attractions are why visitors fall in love with
Baltimore. Now, as ABA sets its sights on Baltimore for Marketplace
2021, we want to take you beyond the harbor and head to the outskirts-to one-of-a-kind neighborhoods where
cobblestone streets, local artisans, food halls, and
eclectic restaurants allow the personality of the
city to shine.
"With more than 200 unique neighborhoods,
The Sagamore
Baltimore has a special vibe that allows the
Pendry luxury
hotel on the
traveler to experience the authenticity of the city
waterfront in
through the eyes of the people who live and work
Fell's Point
opened in
here," says Al Hutchinson, president and CEO of
2017 and was
Visit Baltimore. "In addition to our rich history
named the top
hotel in the
and culinary delights, our Meet the Makers camU.S. by Conde
Nast Traveler's
paign, launched in April, tells the story of 'Charm
Readers' Choice
City' by identifying talented craft makers who have
Awards.
invested in brick-and-mortar stores."
Baltimore, conveniently located 40 miles northeast of
Washington, D.C., and the second-largest seaport in the MidAtlantic, got its nickname "Charm City" for its hidden charm. Today,
charm oozes from its neighborhoods and their authentic craft makers, including Annie Howe's Papercuts, Natasha's Just Brittle, Drama
Mama Bookshop, Union Craft Brewing, Baltimore Print Studios,
B. Willow plants and workshops, and Station North Tool Library, a
tool-lending service.
Whether you want to stroll off the beaten path on your own or
follow an itinerary with your group, a two-day tour stop is perfect any
time of year.

EAT
Maryland is home to the blue crab,
a fundamental part of the region's
culinary heritage.
CELEBRATE
Visit baltimore.org/events for a complete listing of Baltimore's special
events and celebrations all year long.
IN THE NEWS
Baltimore was designated as one of
the 2019 top 25 "maker" cities in the
U.S. by Popular Mechanics.

HOT

TIP

2020

MARKETPLACE
SPONSOR

R. House serves
up food and
cocktails in
Baltimore's
Remington
neighborhood.

VISIT BALTIMORE.

Markets and More

Begin your day with breakfast at Miss Shirley's Inner Harbor. This
Baltimore staple offers specialties rooted in Southern fundamentals
and fresh ingredients right from the Chesapeake Bay region of
Maryland. From there, walk along the waterfront to Fell's Point, one
of the first neighborhoods in Maryland to be listed on the National
Register of Historic Districts. It's home to many locally owned
boutiques, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, but a stop at The Sound
Garden, Baltimore's best new and used music store; Greedy Reads,
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019

\ DESTINATIONS 41


http://www.baltimore.org/events

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Hudson Yards Is Open!
Welcome to the New Old Town
35-Foot Motorcoaches Are a Huge Hit
Crisis Averted
Totally Family
FMCSA Exclusive
History Comes Alive in Omaha
2019 Scholarship Recipients
2019 Best of the Best
The Canadian Rockies’ Lesser-Known Parks
Tour Stop: Meet the Makers of Baltimore
City Guide//
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ABA - Destinations Magazine - September/October 2019 - 35-Foot Motorcoaches Are a Huge Hit
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