Just a few blocks north of Penn Station is colorful, directionally named Station North, which has had a revitalization of businesses and arts venues along North Avenue.
- Open Walls. See the Open Walls street art project that has brought artists from around the world to create murals in public spaces that stimulates community revitalization and national dialogue.
- Charles Theatre. Catch the latest independent films at the historic Charles Theatre, which also offers a popular “Revival Series” of classic movies.
- Live Music. Listen to some of Baltimore’s hottest acts at live-music venues like The Windup Space and Metro Gallery.
- Parkway Theatre. Take a film class or watch seldom-seen independent films at the recently opened Parkway, which just completed a massive restoration project to become the home of the Maryland Film Festival and year-round programming.
This year Baltimore Pride is moving to Station North after being held in Mount Vernon for decades. Celebrate inclusivity and individuality and then grab a drink at LGBT-friendly Club Charles, one of John Waters’ favorite watering holes.