The Essential Baltimore
With funky attractions like the American Visionary Art Museum and shops that sell shoes and chocolate, it’s clear that Baltimore has a personality all its own. So this issue, we explore the unique boutiques and quirky sites you can find only right here (page 6). Did you know Charm City is also the birthplace of many inventions and innovations? From the Washington Monument to the Ouija board, Baltimore claims many firsts. See for yourself on page 8. Even if you have only limited time, we can show you how to make the most of it at one of the city’s most popular attractions.