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  Baltimore Information on Restaurants, Museums, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Bars, Baltimore Ravens football, Baltimore ...
Baltimore's popular Showcase of Nations Ethnic Festivals return each summer with traditional dances, world-renowned foods, unique crafts, live music and tons of fun for everyone.
Baltimore also has a very rich, cultural history and by touring a historic site like Fort McHenry - home of the National Anthem - you will gain a new perspective of Baltimore.
Baltimore Inner Harbor is home to a many tasty restaurants, taverns and bars.
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  Baltimore, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baltimore Harbor is one of the best protected deepwater seaports in the world, with the Delmarva Peninsula shielding the area from most hurricanes and tropical storms, and the Appalachian Mountains protecting the city from much of the winter cold that would freeze the harbor.
Baltimore grew swiftly in the mid- to late 18th century as the granary for sugar-producing colonies in the Caribbean.
Baltimore is split between three congressional districts--the 2nd, represented by Dutch Ruppersberger; the 3rd, represented by Ben Cardin; and the 7th, represented by Elijah Cummings.
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 Battle of Baltimore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Battle of Baltimore, one of the turning points in the War of 1812, American forces warded off a combined British land and sea invasion of the busy port city of Baltimore.
Baltimore was not only a busy port, but was thought by the British to harbor many of the privateers who were despoiling British ships.
The British army of 5000 landed as planned, marched toward Baltimore, and first met heavy resistance at the Battle of North Point, where Ross was mortally wounded on September 12.
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 Baltimore's History
Baltimore, the 12th largest city in the United States, is named "Charm City" for its residents well-established concern for the quality of life.
Baltimore was infrequently touched by military operations, but the end of the Civil War found it suffering nearly as much as many of the cities of the former Confederacy.
Baltimore County, named for Lord Baltimore's Barony of Baltimore in the Kingdom of Ireland, first appeared in the records about 1659, although the exact date of the county's establishment is not known.
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The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was established by Baltimore merchants in 1827, and the first stone was laid by Charles Carroll, then the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, who lent his name to a Maryland county.
More recently, Elisa Peimer's "Last Train to Baltimore" shows that, in addition to its status as a seaport and a flight destination (Baltimore-Washington International is one of the east coast's busiest airports), Baltimore is still thought of as a railroad town.
Likewise, Carla Olson's bluesy, urgently soulful "Friends in Baltimore." Although Olson is primarily known as a producer, with this song she captures the mood of a city even when talking about it tangentially.
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 Baltimore News
Baltimore, MD The funeral for an 86-year-old desk clerk killed at a seniors' high-rise in Bolton Hill on June 26 is scheduled for this weekend.
The Baltimore County pastor who was arrested in West Baltimore over the Memorial Day weekend while driving to a church service with his wife staged a July 3 rally outside City Hall to call attention to arrests...
Baltimore, MD A Baltimore man who engaged in unprotected sex without telling his partner he was infected with HIV has been convicted of misdemeanor second-degree assault, frustrating prosecutors who say he...
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The Baltimore Lifeboat Station was built in 1915, but owing to the First World War, the first lifeboat did not arrive until 1919.
At the time of writing (May '97), the Baltimore Lifeboat has saved 218 lives; one of the most famous, and the most recent of its rescues was of Charles Haughey, the former Fianna Fail leader, whose boat went down off the Mizen in 1986.
Whilst on her return to Baltimore the lifeboat had to put in to Castletownbere to land an injured crew member and received another distress call to a yacht in difficulties South of the Fastnet.
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 Baltimore SmartCEO
A Baltimore shoemaker and shot manufacturer named Peregrin Williamson received the first American patent for a pen in 1809 and though he is widely acknowledged as the man who began the American pen industry, most of his story has been lost to history.
Baltimore Gas & Electric, the oldest gas company in the United States, introduced the first gas streetlight on what is now the intersection of Baltimore & Holidays Streets in Baltimore.
Baltimore’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption, which began construction in 1806, was the first major religious building constructed after the adoption of the U.S Constitution.
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 Baltimore travel guide - Wikitravel
Baltimore is a popular tourist destination in Maryland on the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, near Washington (D.C.).
Baltimore lies in an arm of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the world.
Baltimore's climate is primarily affected by three factors: its proximity to a warm marine estuary, its low elevation, and the wall of mountains to the northwest.
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 Baltimore Hotels, Restaurants, County, Maps: Baltimore, Maryland Travel Guide on Baltimore.Maryland.com
Baltimore and I will introduce you to a few of them today — most spectacularly the re-opening of the fabled Patterson Theater in Highlandtown as a cultural arts center.
Nicknamed "Charm City," Baltimore is the 12th largest city in the U.S. Baltimore has as much to see and do as many larger cities but with less hassle or expense.
Baltimore takes a seat in the stands to root for the home team and remember the O's glory years of his youth.
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 Amazon.com: Baltimore: Music: Nina Simone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Baltimore is a gripping album of beautiful songs that will richly reward the listener.
Baltimore is a mellow, melancholy Nina Simone and the songs are indelible.
Baltimore is my favorite album, but all of her music is moving.
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 Baltimore, Md.
Baltimore was a pioneer shipbuilding center, and the Baltimore clipper was used extensively in world trade.
Baltimore's economy is very diverse, with strong financial, legal, and nonprofit service industries.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (BandO), first U.S. public railroad, chartered in 1827 by a group...
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 City of Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore’s world-renowned Inner Harbor is surrounded by historic neighborhoods where you will find city living at its best with unique shops and restaurants for every style and taste.
Visit www.baltmore.org for your guide to the Real Baltimore or stop by the Baltimore Visitor Center on the West Shore of the Inner Harbor.
According to the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitor's Association, Baltimore City hosted 12 million visitors, a seven-year high.
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 Baltimore, Maryland Welcomes You to the Shit-Hole of America
In another disturbing case, a man was sacrificed on the front steps of Baltimore's Basilica of the Assumption.
Murder is a habit and practice in Baltimore.
Mayor O'Moron's "zero-tolerance" policing style has reclaimed 10 Baltimore street corners but the drug dealers have just moved elsewhere in the Heroin Capital of the U.S. Mayor O'Moron may have won the turf battle but he continues to lose the drug war!
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UMB is located on the west side of downtown Baltimore, and is a short walk from the Inner Harbor's waterfront museums, restaurants, hotels, and shops, and from Camden Yards and the Super Bowl champion Ravens' PSINet Stadium.
To get a glimpse of what Baltimore is all about, visit the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association and learn about the highlights of Charm City.
Baltimore itself is very easy to travel into, around, and out of.
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 Baltimore Independent Media Center: Baltimore Resistence Marches Against the War
A rally and march from St. Peter Claver Church on Fremont Avenue wound its way through Baltimore today to show visible resistence to the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
"'Baltimore hates the war' is another," she said.
Overall, the march in Baltimore displayed the existence of visible resistence to the U.S. war in Iraq.
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 Baltimore Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
One of the most visited sites in Baltimore, this starshaped fort was instrumental in saving the city from those pesky Brits in the Battle of Baltimore...
Baltimore played a significant part in the American Revolution and since then has endured a cycle of rebounding and suffering anew.
When novelist Anne Tyler, who has lived in Baltimore for years, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, the press called on her at home.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/baltimore   (257 words)

 Baltimore Travel Guide - Hotels, Restaurants, Sightseeing in Baltimore - The New York Times Travel Section
The Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse in Inner Harbour is part of the Baltimore Maritime Museum.
HANDS down, Baltimore is one of the best cities for families.
Baltimore, its residents will proudly tell you, is a big city with small-town
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 Baltimore Business Journal: Local Business News
Baltimore News - Baltimore Newspaper - Baltimore Business Journal
An 11-story, 270,000-square-foot downtown Baltimore building has fetched $75 million in a sale.
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 NFL.com - Baltimore Ravens Team News
Signed by the Ravens as a rookie free agent, fullback B.J. Dean is not exactly the eldest statesman in the Baltimore backfield.
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed agreed to terms on a six-year extension.
Steve McNair is the new starting quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens after passing his physical to complete the trade.
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 LASIK Baltimore - Surgeons Performing Laser Eye Surgery
Surgeons in Baltimore and in the greater Baltimore, Maryland area who perform LASIK may also perform laser eye procedures such as PRK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK.
Please note that the LASIK Baltimore Directory is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of all LASIK surgeons in the greater Baltimore area.
Please consult with a qualified refractive surgeon in the Baltimore area to determine if you are a candidate for any refractive procedure, and if so, whether LASIK, another laser eye surgery or a non-laser eye surgery would be the most suitable choice.
www.allaboutvision.com /lasik-surgeons/baltimore.htm   (316 words)

 Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Each May, Kinetic Sculptures from the eastern United States convene at the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) on Baltimore's Inner Harbor for the East Coast Championship race.
Folks have been racing in California since 1969, when a Ferndale artist named Hobart Brown made a few "artistic improvements" to his son's tricycle, and a friendly wager led to a race among weird sculptures, and the concept has been spreading ever since.
The eight-hour race covers 15 miles, mostly on pavement, but with two segments out in the harbor, one segment of thick mud, and one segment through sand.
www.kineticbaltimore.com /KSR   (219 words)

 Baltimore Real Estate Agents, Baltimore Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Baltimore
We also have information on Baltimore home selling, home buying, mortgages, insurance, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Baltimore, MD.
HomeGain provides Baltimore, Maryland real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Baltimore realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Baltimore real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Baltimore home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Baltimore real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
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 Park Sleep Fly - Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) Park and Fly Airport Hotel Parking Packages at Special Discounted ...
Waterside, Fells Point and the Baltimore Orioles plus the National Football League’s Ravens.
Other sports teams include the Baltimore Bayhawks, the Baltimore Blast, the Baltimore Stallions, Baltimore Colts, Baltimore Bullets, Baltimore Claws, Baltimore Bayrunners, Baltimore Blades, Baltimore Bandits, Baltimore Clippers, Baltimore Skipjacks, the Baltimore Thunder and the Babe Ruth Museum.
Tourists also delight in the Baltimore Opera Company, Joseph Myerhoff Symphony Hall, Pier Six Concert Pavilion and Head Theater and many enjoy Beacon Light Marina and Maryland Marina.
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 maryland travel and visitors' guide | baltimoresun.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Solomons Island: Take the kids, that special someone or even your boat to this quaint but happening spot.
Baltimore chosen to host national music festival slated for August
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