Artscape 2018: Important Information & Traffic Advisories

It’s that time of year! Artscape 2018 is set to take place in Midtown from July 20th – 22th. Here’s an important note so that you can plan accordingly:

ARTSCAPE HOURS OF OPERATION
Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 from 11am-9pm
Sunday, July 22 from 11am-7pm (note, new closing time on Sunday)
(Artscape After Hours is open Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 from 9pm-11pm; Charles Street from Preston Street to North Avenue)

ARTSCAPE STREET CLOSURES AT A GLANCE

Mt. Royal Avenue from North Avenue to Saint Paul Street:
— Closed Monday, July 16 at 7am through Tuesday, July 24 at 4pm.
Preston Street from Cathedral Street to Howard Street:
— Closed Monday, July 16 at 7am through Tuesday, July 24 at 4pm.
Preston St. from Charles St. to Cathedral St. remains open for access to Cathedral St. Garage only (1311 Cathedral St.).
Charles Street from Preston Street to North Avenue:
— Closed Thursday, July 19 at 10am through Monday, July 23 at 6am.
Maryland Avenue from Preston Street to North Avenue:
— Closed Friday, July 20 at 9am through Monday, July 23 at 6am.
— Maryland Ave. becomes temporary two-way traffic for access to the Fitzgerald Gar-age; northbound traffic must turn right at North Ave. to leave the festival site.
— The I-83 ramp to Maryland Ave. will be closed.

VEHICLE ACCESS PASSES

For neighbors who require vehicle access on the festival site—during non-festival hours, when the street closures are in effect—passes will be issued on a limited basis and should only be requested if vehicle access is absolutely necessary for your business to operate.

Vehicle Access Passes are NOT parking passes. Email Tess Cooper (tcooper@promotionandarts.org) to discuss your needs by Wednesday, July 11.

CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTSCAPE 2018 NOTE TO THE COMMUNITY

SAVE THE DATE: 2017 FALL TOWN HALL MEETING AND AT-LARGE BOARD ELECTION

Join us for the 2017 Midtown Baltimore Fall Town Hall Meeting to get an update on the organization and to elect 4 new at-large Board Members!

WHEN: Wednesday, October 4th
7:00 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Elections and Program

WHERE: Motor House
120 W. North Ave
Baltimore, MD  21201

Please note: Animals, other than service dogs, are not welcome.

Become A Board Member!

You are eligible to represent your community as an at-large member of the Board of Directors if you meet one of the following qualifications:

1) Reside in Bolton Hill, Mount Vernon/Belvedere, Charles North, or Madison Park;
2) Own property subject to the special surtax in one of those communities; or
3) You are authorized to serve as a representative of a property owner subject to the surtax.

If you are interested in serving as an at-large Board Member, forward a letter of interest and your resume to michellew@midtowncommunity.org or mail it to 1120 N Charles Street, Suite 220, Baltimore, MD 21201. All nominations must be received by the 5:00 p.m. on September 28th.

Vote For Board Members!

The 4 at-large members will be elected by all of the eligible voters in attendance at the meeting. To be eligible to vote you must:

1) Reside in Bolton Hill, Mount Vernon/Belvedere, Charles North, or Madison Park;
2) Own property subject to the special surtax in one of those communities; or
3) Prove that you are authorized to serve as a representative of a property owner subject to the surtax.

2015 MIDTOWN BALTIMORE FALL TOWN HALL MEETING

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Join us for the 2015 Midtown Baltimore Fall Town Hall Meeting to get a taste of Charles North and elect 4 new at-large Board Members!

WHEN: Wednesday, October 28th
7:00 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Elections and Program

WHERE: The Charles Theater
1711 North Charles Street

Please note: Animals, other than service dogs, are not welcome.

Become A Board Member!

You are eligible to represent your community as an at-large member of the Board of Directors if you meet one of the following qualifications:

1) Reside in Bolton Hill, Mount Vernon/Belvedere, Charles North, or Madison Park;
2) Own property subject to the special surtax in one of those communities; or
3) You are authorized to serve as a representative of a property owner subject to the surtax.

If you are interested in serving as an at-large Board Member, forward a letter of interest and your resume to michellew@midtowncommunity.org or mail it to 1107 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. All nominations must be received by the 5:00 p.m. on October 21st.

Vote For Board Members!

The 4 at-large members will be elected by all of the eligible voters in attendance at the meeting. To be eligible to vote you must:

1) Reside in Bolton Hill, Mount Vernon/Belvedere, Charles North, or Madison Park;
2) Own property subject to the special surtax in one of those communities; or
3) Prove that you are authorized to serve as a representative of a property owner subject to the surtax.

St. Paul – Calvert Street Two-Way Conversion Study Community Meeting Dates

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The Baltimore City Department of Transportation will hold three community meetings to discuss the St. Paul Streets and Calvert Streets Two-Way Conversion Study. The meeting dates are:

May 12, 2015
Benton Building
417 E. Fayette Street
Baltimore MD 21202
3rd Floor Conference Room
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

May 14, 2015
Saint Philip and James Church
2801 N. Charles Street,
Baltimore MD 21218
5:30 PM to 7:30PM

May 19, 2015
Baltimore Montessori School
1600 Guilford Avenue
Baltimore MD 21202
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact Ms. Nikia Mack, Liaison Office Coordinator at nikia.mack@baltimorecity.gov or 443-984-4094/4095 if you have special needs. Should Baltimore City Schools have a delay or are closed due to weather, the meeting will be re-scheduled.