Tag: Union Square

A red brick rowhouse with white marble steps and trim.

“My Own Two Hands”: A Birthday Tour of the H.L. Mencken House

Henry Louis Mencken wrote that his house on Hollins Street was “as much a part of me as my own two hands,” and his personality can be seen in everything from the parquet floors to the garden tiles. We’re celebrating Mencken’s birthday this year with a visit to his Union Square house. Please join us and our partners the Baltimore National Heritage Area and Friends of the H.L. Mencken House for some wine and cheese, a tour of the house, and an update on plans for restoring and reopening the building.

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31th Annual Christmas Cookie Tour

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, we’re telling you why! It’s the 31st annual Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour! After serving more than 300,000 mouthwatering cookies, they will kick off the traditional jubilee on Friday, December 9th at 7:00 pm with the Union Square Park Christmas Tree Lighting and welcome. The Cookie Tour will be held on December 11th from 12:00 pm until 4:30 pm and starts at 1401 Hollins Street.

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30th Annual Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour

After thirty years and almost 250,000 tasty cookies, the Union Square Christmas Cookie Tour is set to celebrate, big time! The event will kick off on Friday, December 11th at 7pm with the Union Square Park Christmas Tree Lighting and welcome. To mark the 30th Annual Christmas Cookie Tour, organizers plan to recruit an unprecedented 30 neighborhood historic homes to host the event with the best cookies, brownies, candies and libations ever.

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