Then and Now

News & Community

Then and Now: Washington Monument

Located in historic Mt. Vernon Square, the surrounding grassy knolls have hosted FlowerMart, the Baltimore Book Festival, and, of course, the monument's annual holiday lighting.

News & Community

Then and Now: Inner Harbor

There remains no more tangible evidence of Baltimore’s transformation from industrial port town to modern city and tourist destination than the Inner Harbor

Arts & Culture

Then and Now: Theaters

History of some of Baltimore's legendary entertainment venues

News & Community

Then and Now: Homes

Range farther afield and the city’s diverse architecture becomes apparent, from narrow row houses to Guilford’s stately mansions.

News & Community

Then and Now: The 'Burbs

Many of the city's surrounding communities, blossomed into true “streetcar suburbs”

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Restaurants + Bars

In Baltimore, we’ve witnessed transformations in both our dining culture and drinking scene in recent years.

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Public Markets

Baltimore’s public market system is the oldest, still operating public market network in the U.S.

History & Politics

Then and Now: Transportation

The efficient movement of people, goods, and services is central to the function of any city—forever facing new challenges and demanding new solutions.

Sports

Then and Now: Stadiums

Few institutions have a larger place in the hearts of Baltimoreans than the ballparks of our hometown teams.

News & Community

Then and Now: Parks + Recreation

With the city swelling amid the mid-19th century Industrial Revolution, Baltimoreans sought the beauty and benefits of the natural world.

News & Community

Then and Now: Industry

For more than 300 years, the Port of Baltimore has been the center of industry for the state.

News & Community

Then and Now

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.

History & Politics

Then and Now: Essay

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Baltimore's Dining Scene

Over the decades, Baltimore’s dining options have grown—and we can thank the ’90s.

Style & Shopping

Preakness Style Guide

You want to look classic, but not like you’re attending a period costume party. Here are three ways to pull off that “old-meets-new” look come race day.

Style & Shopping

An Iconic Wide-Brim Hat For Preakness

There are certain spring fashion staples that never go out of style.

News & Community

Talking Points

What piece of Baltimore nostalgia do you miss the most?

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