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Laugh it Up: Best Comedy Spots in Baltimore

Summer may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. We’re using the change of seasons as an opportunity to change up our extracurricular activities.

Baltimore’s thriving nightlife is no joke, but instead of hitting the bar scene again, why not do something different? Since fun and laughter tend to go hand-in-hand, we’ve rounded up the best spots in Baltimore to catch some comedy this September.

For Stand-Up:

Baltimore Comedy Factory
If you’re looking for some quality stand-up comedy, this is your spot. The Baltimore Comedy Factory has been known to attract nationally-known comedians, and this month’s lineup does not disappoint. September comedians include: Aries Spears, Arnez J, K Dubb, BruceBruce, Jordan Rock, Kym Whitley & David Arnold, and Michael Blackson.

For Improv:

Baltimore Improv Group
For those of you who are more into unscripted laughs, The Baltimore Improv Group receives consistently great reviews. The group performs most nights of the week, and tickets come at the low price of $5. If you want to get involved, workshops and classes are offered for any age group and skill level.

For Something New:

Illusions Bar and Theatre
Looking for something different? Illusions Bar and Theatre is just around the corner on Charles Street and specializes in comedy magic. With shows every Friday and Saturday, you can spend your weekend being both amused and amazed.

For Anyone:

The Sidebar
If you’re eager to give comedy a try, or just want to catch some local talent, head downtown to The Sidebar. This local gem holds an open mic night Monday at 8pm for comedians of all experience levels. You can either hop on stage and test out your comedy skills, or sit back and enjoy someone else’s.

 

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At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

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Get Crackin’ At The Baltimore Seafood Festival

If there’s one thing Baltimore knows, it’s seafood. Which is why the 4th Annual Baltimore Seafood Festival is one event you won’t want to miss. This year’s festival will be taking place on September 16th at Canton Waterfront Park and will feature live music, cooking demos, games, drinks, and of course, some top-notch seafood.

While you’re walking the waterfront, make sure you get a taste of everything the Baltimore Seafood Festival has to offer. Local restaurants will be on-site and serving up steamed crabs, lobster rolls, shrimp skewers, sliders, crab tots, ahi tuna, oysters, tacos, crab mac n cheese, ceviche, and so much more. That’s enough food to keep you well-fed and ready to celebrate all day long, which is good news, since the festivities will be happening from 12-7pm.

If you need more than good food to have a good time, maybe the live music lineup will be a bit more convincing. The Players Band, Kelly Bell Band, Strykers’ Posse, and Sons of Pirates are all set to take the stage during the Festival. Plus, getting there is a breeze. Both street and garage parking will be available at the event, along with over 100 bike racks. If you plan on using public transit, we suggest taking the Baltimore Water Taxi to Stop #16.

Hoping to snag a ticket to this event? You should act fast. While it’s too late for an Early Bird discount, you can still score a deal with advanced admission. Tickets range from $15 to $100, depending on which perks you’d like to take advantage of.

Now that you’re completely sold, it’s time to make moves. Grab your buddies and go enjoy the warm weather while it’s still around. After all, what could be better than fresh seafood, live music, and cold drinks on the waterfront? We can’t wait to see you there.

 

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At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

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Plan Your Perfect Ravens Watch Party

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It’s that time of year again! August preseason is almost over and it’s time to start planning for that first Sunday of the season (and the many games to follow).

M&T Stadium is just a 15 minute walk from 1111 Light Street, but not every game is at home. For the nights you just can’t make it to the stadium, bring the party to your place! The luxury apartments and outdoor amenities at 1111 Light Street are perfect for hosting. Just follow these three simple steps to make your watch party the highlight of the season:

Step One: Check out the official NFL schedule — the Ravens’ first official game is Sunday, September 10th at Cincinnati, so get those invites out before someone else tries to steal your spot!
Step Two: Plan your menu. If you need some inspiration, take a look at these Ravens themed recipes courtesy of Pinterest. Find at least one killer dish to lure the crowd, then ask your pals to chip in a little something of their own, like chips. (See what we did there?)
Step Three: Get pumped and get purple. Pick your gameday Ravens attire and encourage attendees to do the same. Not festive enough? Check out these crafts for some quick DIY decorations or activities for commercial breaks.

Your party can be as casual or curated as you like it. At the end of the day, it’s about watching your favorite team with your favorite people. And if you’re not in the hosting mood, no worries. Fed Hill is chock full of fun spots to watch the game.

 

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At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

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Staycation: Fed Hill Style

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Summer is the time to kick back and relax, so maybe it’s no surprise that August 15th is National Relaxation Day. While this may be a little-known holiday, we think it’s one that should be more widely (and frequently) observed. After all, who says you should limit your relaxation to just one day?

Unfortunately, you can’t always book a beach vacation when you’re feeling stressed. Fortunately, you always have time for a little staycation.

The staycation is a classic pseudo-getaway that can involve a series of relaxing activities within the area of your own city limits. Here are our suggestions for celebrating your new favorite holiday staycation-style, so that you can treat yo’self to the relaxation you deserve whenever you need it:

Spa DayNothing says relaxation like a spa day. Massages and facials and saunas? Oh my! We’re feeling more relaxed just thinking about these lovely Fed Hill spas.

Yoga – This ancient eastern discipline is the perfect way to restore balance in your mind and body while remaining thoughtful and active. No matter where you are in your practice, there are yoga classes in Fed Hill for all levels and preferences.

Retail Therapy – Sometimes a little wardrobe revamp can do wonders. However, spending too much money can be stressful, so we’re pointing you in the direction of some of the area’s best thrift shops for a relaxing, retro, retail therapy session.

Netflix & Chill – Chances are, this is already your go-to, post-work stress relief. Even so, kicking back with your favorite binge-worthy sitcoms and satires is a legit form of relaxation that we encourage you to celebrate as luxuriously as possible. So don your best sweatpants, stock up on your fave munchies, and find what’s coming to Netflix this August 2017.

Still can’t plan your dream staycation? Find more inspiration here.

 

DO YOU NEED A LUXURY APARTMENT IN FEDERAL HILL? WE CAN HELP!
Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

Baltimore Brews and Brunches

 

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Love beer? Love brunch? We’ve got your summer weekends covered.

With this dual list featuring some of B’more’s top breweries and best brunch spots, you can sample Baltimore’s local beer scene one night, and recharge with a relaxing meal the next morning (or afternoon). We’re sure you’ll find new entries for your beer diary and some truly #foodstagram worthy brunches.

Feel free to mix and match from column A and column B, or add to this list with your own discoveries. There’s no wrong way to build your weekend.

Brews:

Monument City Brewing Co.

Neighborhood: Baltimore Highlands

Highlight: BYO vinyl and ping pong nights — yes please.

Union Craft Brewing

Neighborhood: Just North of Druid Hill Park

Highlight: Saturday tours and food trucks!

Diamondback Brewing Co.

Neighborhood: Locust Point

Highlight: Only a 20ish minute walk from 1111 Light Street. Score.

Heavy Seas Beer

Neighborhood: Halethorpe

Highlight: Brewery tours come with a souvenir pint glass and beer sampling!

Waverly Brewing Co.

Neighborhood: Just North of Druid Hill Park, near Union Craft

Highlight: The Tap Room features beer and wine as well as cozy upcycled furnishings; “The Gallery” features monthly art shows.

Brunches:

Of Love and Regret

Neighborhood: Canton

Highlight: Banana buckwheat pancakes with nutella molasses? Duck benedict? Sign us up.

New America

Neighborhood: Seton Hill

Highlight: Classic diner vibes (and prices) with modern perks!

Water For Chocolate

Neighborhood: Dunbar

Highlight: Come for the “Hangover Special,” stay for the bacon chocolate chip cookies.

SoBo Cafe

Neighborhood: Federal Hill

Highlight: It’s in Fed Hill! But also, we’ve heard their breakfast food is pretty wonderful.

Bar Clavel

Neighborhood: Charles Village

Highlight: TACOS.

 

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Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

 

 

2017 Flicks From The Hill!

In case you didn’t know, Baltimore loves movies, especially outside. What could be better on a warm summer night than enjoying your favorite stars under the stars? And since you live in Federal Hill, you’re just minutes away from the fun.

Every Thursday from July 6th to August 24th, you can pack up your snacks and lawn chairs and head over to the American Visionary Art Museum for any or all of the cinema classics below. Each film begins at 9pm in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theatre.

July 6Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
July 13Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
July 20The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
July 27Big (1988)
Aug. 3Julie & Julia (2009)
Aug. 10The Nutty Professor (1996)
Aug. 17Moonstruck (1987)
Aug. 24E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982)

Admission to “Flicks from The Hill” is free!  And if that wasn’t good enough, on every #flicks Thursday, the AVMA is also open and free of charge from 5pm to 9pm. Check out the event page for more info on screenings and special pre-screening events including “Fit Before Flicks” workouts, food truck night, and more.

Can’t get enough outdoor cinema? No worries! Like we said, Baltimore has a serious thing for it.  Find more open air screenings around the city with the help of this handy list from the Baltimore Sun. 

 

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Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

 

June Festival Line-Up

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It’s summertime in the city and Baltimore has a little something for everyone.

The sun is out and “Netflix and chill” is no longer an acceptable plan for your weekend (just kidding, it always is). But seriously, try getting outside and immersing yourself in culture, food, and fun at one of the many upcoming festivals around town. Read on for our short list of Baltimore’s best fests this month.

 

HONfest: Brush up on your Baltimore-ese at the annual HONfest, a “Bawlmer” tradition for the past 23 years. Spawned from “Baltimore’s Best Hon Pageant,” the festival is now a full two-day event including a specially curated pop-up gallery, bourbon tasting, food and craft vendors, three stages for live music, and more. Entry is FREE. Read more about it here.
Where: Hampden, 36th Street
When: June 10th, 11am to 8pm & June 11th, 12pm to 6pm

 

3rd Annual Baltimore Wine Festival: At this year’s Baltimore Wine Festival, you can sample over 160 wines from around the world, enjoy gourmet food, live music, and even sit in on chef demos and wine seminars. Also featuring craft beer and spirits, we think everyone can will enjoy kicking back with a few drinks at this waterfront festival, wine snob or not. For ticket information, see the website.
Where: Canton Waterfront Park
When: June 17th, 12pm to 7pm

 

Baltimore Pride 2017: Show your pride at this year’s Baltimore Pride parade and festival, Pride: Unleashed. Dating back to 1975, Baltimore Pride is now Maryland’s largest SGL/LGBTQ visibility event, which invites the people of Maryland to learn more about the SGL/LGBTQ community during its weekend of exciting events and exhibitions. This fest is FREE, so get pumped for Pride!
Where: Parade and block party (June 17): Station North and Lower Charles Village from North Avenue to 23rd St and Saint Paul to Maryland Avenue. Festival (June 18): Druid Hill Park between Swann Drive and Sundial Pavilion
When: June 17th & 18th, see link for time details.

 

Chesapeake Crab and Beer Festival: Next to HONfest, this is pretty much as Baltimore as you can get. A whole festival just for crab and beer?! We’re totally in. There’s not much more to say than that. Check out this page for the different ticket options available.
Where: Rash Field, Inner Harbor
When: June 24th, 11am to 9pm

 

FIT+ Fitness Festival: If you want to feel less guilty as you guzzle beer and feast on crab at the Chesapeake Crab and Beer Fest, maybe hit up the FIT+ Festival before heading to Rash Field. Participate in the Charm City Run or take any number of other FREE, outdoor fitness classes sponsored by Under Armor, Lululemon, and MORE. And if you’re avoiding the calories altogether, you’ll be happy to find a variety of healthy food and drink provided by Whole Foods Market.
Where: Harbor East
When: June 24th (June 25th rain date), 9am to 1pm

 

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Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

 

Food Truck Lunch Days @ 1111 Light Street

This June, we hope residents and guests will enjoy lunch from some of the yummiest food trucks around, right here at 1111 Light Street. On select Mondays and Fridays during the month, 1111 Light Street will host the following food trucks during lunch hours to hook you up with the best in Baltimore street eats. Food truck days are open to the public, so bring a friend, or two, or more!

Check out the current schedule below and read more about our highly-anticipated foodie friends:

  • Friday, June 2nd: El Gringo Food Truck
  • Friday, June 9th: El Gringo Food Truck
  • Monday, June 12th: GoGanics Food Truck
  • Monday, June 26th: GoGanics Food Truck

El Gringo Food Truck is a chef-driven Baltimore based food truck serving up gourmet tacos and arepas. El Gringo is 100% gluten-free and uses “locally sourced” ingredients. Get hype by previewing El Gringo’s mouthwatering Mexican dishes on Instagram @elgringobaltimore, or read more on its website.

GoGanics Food Truck is on a mission to bring “nourishing, organic food straight to the streets of Baltimore.” GoGanics’ menu offers a variety of fresh creations from shrimp po’ boys and chicken wings to paninis and salads, all while running on its own oil and using “100% recycled EcoProducts.” Follow GoGanics on Twitter @goganicsfood to never lose track of this mean, green food machine!

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Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

Harbor Hangouts

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Spring into summer by keeping cool on the water.

Memorial Day is upon us! This unofficial start of summer marks a season of barbecues, crab fests, and sunny days perfect for sailing or relaxing by the water. You live so close to the Inner Harbor, but how often do you actually go? Here’s a quick list to get you started.

1) WATER TAXI
Did you know about the water taxi? This awesome service can charter you all around the harbor. You can board right at Landing #4 in Federal Hill and sail in style to your favorite Inner Harbor hot-spots, including the National Aquarium, Harbor East, Fort McHenry, and more. Buy a day pass or a monthly pass and explore everything Baltimore has to offer, or commute to work with the free Harbor Connector.

2) PADDLE BOATS
You’ve probably seen these paddle boats out and about, but it’s time for you to give it a whirl. You can rent by the half hour and start pedaling solo, with a friend, or even with one of the whimsical “Chessie” boats. (Or if you’d rather skip the cardio, you can rent electric boats, judgement free.)

3) THE DOWNTOWN SAILING COMPANY
The Downtown Sailing Company believes sailing is for everyone. This mission-driven company offers sailing lessons, team-building experiences, summer camps, and more. If you’ve dreamed of captaining your own ship, or learning the ropes with others, this is the place to go.

4) PARTY BOAT!
Throwing a party or celebrating a special occasion? Do it on the water! Whether it’s a small get-together or a company-sponsored outing, there are plenty of boat rentals to choose from, designated driver included.

 

DO YOU NEED A LUXURY APARTMENT IN FEDERAL HILL? WE CAN HELP!
Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.

Shows & Concerts in May & June

The atmosphere is always lively in Federal Hill, but let’s shake it up even more! Broaden your horizons this spring with a variety of live entertainment. Catch films, plays, and comedians in addition to the most popular concerts of the month! We’ve got a few highlights listed below, and you can also check out The Baltimore Theater for monthly guides to the best shows in Baltimore.

The Charles Theatre

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There is nothing like some good old fashioned live music. The whole experience, from start to finish, is something everyone can get excited about. The build up after buying the tickets, ‘studying’ the artists’ music with your friends, and then, of course, the show! We’re pretty pumped about some of the biggest shows this month.

 

THEATERS

Escaping your own reality for even just a few hours feels so refreshing. Treat yourself to a play, indie film, live comedians, classic cinemas, and so much more at these amazing theater venues.

The Everyman Theatre is a professional theatre with a resident company of artists from all around the area. The theatre provides an engaging experience between actor and audience. This spring they will focus their performances on celebrating actor-driven storytelling, global perspectives and stories inspired by true-life events.

The Hippodrome Theater is located in the center of Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District in Downtown Baltimore. They are committed to offering a variety of performances for all of Baltimore. Be sure to check out some of their world-class performances!

The Charles Theatre is one-of-a-kind in Baltimore. The 1150-seat, 23,000 square-foot movie house has a unique offering of Hollywood motion pictures, foreign films, and cinema classics.

 

DO YOU NEED A LUXURY APARTMENT IN FEDERAL HILL? WE CAN HELP!
Keep checking in with 1111 Light Street to learn about life in Baltimore/Federal Hill! We’re not just about the luxury apartment lifestyle, we’re about the fabulous location that comes with it!

At 1111 Light Street, we offer luxury apartment rentals in Federal Hill, Baltimore in a certified green building. Located conveniently near the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and all major highways, 1111 Light Street is the perfect address to keep you in the middle of the action, without having to host it.

Want to make our address your address?  Call us today at (855) 686-0530, or use our online request form here. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+Instagram, and Pinterest to get the latest event information.