Business, Family, Politics, Traffic

Marks, Olszewski celebrate launch of Towson Loop

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Councilman David Marks on Tuesday celebrated the official start of service for the Towson Loop, Baltimore County’s first free public transit service. Long discussed as an innovative idea to reduce congestion in the Towson area and better help residents, students and visitors move around, Olszewski jumpstarted plans to bring a free circulator to …


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Baltimore County to begin ‘Seats on the Streets’ outdoor dining in Towson this weekend

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced that beginning this Saturday, June 13, the county will shut down Pennsylvania Avenue, between York Road and Washington Avenue, to all vehicular traffic during certain hours in order to allow local establishments to provide expanded outdoor seating. The Seats on the Streets initiative was developed in partnership with the Towson Chamber …


Towsontown Spring Festival 2020 postponed due to COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—The 2020 Towsontown Spring Festival has been postponed. The Towson Chamber of Commerce announced on Monday morning that the annual festival had been postponed amid COVID-19 concerns. Here is the full statement from the Towson Chamber: We are sad to inform you that due to COVID-19 we have to postpone the 2020 Towsontown Spring Festival scheduled for May 2 …

Baltimore County Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held Friday

Baltimore County’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the downtown Towson shopping district at Olympian Park, located at the corner of Allegheny Avenue and the traffic circle. This year’s festivities will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a fire truck, free hot chocolate and cookies, …