The three-part vision to revitalize the intersection of Park and North avenues with row house murals, a greener lot, and a reimagined bus stop took a big step toward realization on June 10 with a virtual community input session for the murals.
On May 6, Maryland recorded 28,163 coronavirus cases and as many as 1,437 deaths associated with the disease. But on that very same day, a healthy and joyful Sara Murnane marked her 90th birthday at her home on Park Avenue, looking out on a fountain that she cherishes.
After a 12-week opening hiatus the Downtown Farmers’ Market situated under the south end of the JFX Expressway finally opened on June 14, the last of the city’s outdoor markets – and the biggest by far – to do so.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have turned to having many items delivered to uphold social distancing. If you’re like me and you value local, organic, seasonal produce, signing up for a CSA delivery is a great way to have farmer’s market quality produce delivered to your door.
In June, with the city in June trailing the rest of the state in opening up from Gov. Larry Hogan’s original Stay at Home Order issued March 30, plans for re-opening schools in the area during the summer and fall terms are still a muddle.
In a city where homeless people, drug addicts and healthy young men with squeegees compete on corners everywhere for tips and attention, it is still jarring to this old man to see women among them – in the hot sun or rain, begging.