Remembering the Amazing Life of Sculptor James Earl Reid

James Earl Reid, the sculptor of Baltimore’s celebrated Billie Holiday monument, died of congestive heart failure on July 18, at age 78. Reid will be remembered as a champion for Black artists’ freedom to express their vision of the American experience. In his meticulous attention to artistic detail, in [...]

September 9, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Squeezed between missed bills and rent… here are some resources

The Us Treasury has made billions available to renters in trouble.    The rental aide is available through local government and will be distributed through local community organizations. Please see below for more information.  

August 5, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Baltimore Main Streets Celebrate Juneteenth with a Joint Event

Baltimore, MD -This weekend, in celebration of Juneteenth, Baltimore Main Streets will highlight several Black owned businesses within their programs for a Black Business Crawl on June 19-20, 2021. The event visits the Baltimore Main Street programs of Pigtown, Federal Hill, Fells Point, Waverly, Hamilton-Lauraville , Highlandtown, Belair-Edison and [...]

June 18, 2021|

A Beautiful Day of Beautification

Visit Baltimore lead a team of 30 corporate volunteers to landscape the Billie Holiday Park on Historic Pennsylvania Avenue. The project is a part of  of the National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2-8, 2021.  Visit Baltimore is hosting a number of events that highlight the power of the [...]

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