Curious children will learn to count to 10 using some of Baltimore’s most famous symbols and attractions—the Maryland Zoo, the Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Ravens, Pink Flamingos, the Blue Crabs, and the iconic homes known as the Painted Ladies—in this board book featuring dazzling colors, and bold, clear design. Learn More
In Ace of Cakes: Inside the World of Charm City Cakes, Duff Goldman, Food Network’s indomitable “Ace of Cakes,” reveals the inspiration behind some of the most outrageous and extraordinary, gravity and reality-defying confectionary creations in the world. An eye-popping collection of photos, illustrations, stories, reflections, collages, and memorabilia celebrating the eccentric Baltimore bakery where everything takes off, Ace of Cakes is a truly delectable volume that shows the magic that can happen when creativity is king and “no limits” is the mantra.
If main-street facades embody the stuffy front parlors of urban existence, then alleyways are certainly its living quarters, a place where collars are opened, tongues are relaxed, and business gets done. Learn More
In 1968, Baltimore was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base. In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class. Learn More
Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately -- from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Learn More