Mt. Washington Baltimore
Visitors and locals alike head to Mt. Washington in Baltimore, Maryland, to shop in a relaxed atmosphere. This quaint town is the perfect place to spend a few hours ducking in and out of boutiques looking for that must-have. Generally speaking, shopping there is like a vacation from the busy city and malls.
Furthermore, if you like art, browse Baltimore Clayworks to discover unique items to add to your home decor. While you are there, ask for a list of art classes where you can create your masterpieces. Otherwise, you can search for classes and sign-up online at the link below.
Moreover, some of the Mt. Washington art galleries run workshops and art parties for children through adults. To say nothing of the fact that it’s the perfect venue for a children’s birthday party.
After you shop or take a class, explore some of the Mt. Washington restaurants. You will have your choice of American and multi-cultural cuisine. On the whole, these restaurants range from pub style to moderately upscale.
Mt. Washington Shopping
La Chic Boutique
La Chic Boutique sells consignment clothing and accessories. Most importantly you can find consignment designer brands.
Check out Something Else for unique styles as well as accessories to complete your outfit.
Pasha’s Hammam Herbal Soaps
If you are searching for herbal soaps, oils, cosmetics, shawls, or scarves, Pasha’s is your place.
O’Malley Antiques sells beautiful antiques dated from the 18th to the 20th century.
Mt. Washington Art
Art parties are huge in this area. Children celebrate their birthdays creating arts and crafts, and adults attend “girls night out” events, where they can bring their wine or other adult beverages.
The studios run art workshops that accommodate the novice to the artisan. These workshops include painting, glass art, hand building with clay, and using the potter’s wheel. Additionally, instructors guide students through steps to create one-of-a-kind pieces.
The Painting Workshop
The Painting Workshop schedules classes and parties for children as well as adults.
The Painted Palette
Not only is The Painted Palette renowned as “Baltimore’s best venue for art and wine entertainment,” but they also hold classes for children.
Baltimore Clayworks instructors teach clay building by hand and the use of the potter’s wheel. Even if you don’t have any clay-building experience, it’s a fun and creative way to spend a few hours with your friends.
Without any aptitude for art or clay building, my friend and I had taken a class where we created Christmas ornaments. The instructor explained the process, and she helped us when we asked questions
We designed and painted our ornaments and Baltimore Clayworks fired them. Some of my decorations turned out better than others, but I loved the class because I enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and the chance to try something different.
Amazing Glaze throws pottery painting parties and workshops for children through adults. Furthermore, they teach glass fusing, canvas painting, and mosaics. Additionally, adults can bring their beverage of choice.
Mt. Washington Baltimore Restaurants
Local restaurants serve Chesapeake Bay seafood and multicultural specialties in a casual atmosphere. Not to mention that you can feast on Creole, Japanese, French, and American selections.
The Nickel Taphouse
The Zagat-rated Nickel Taphouse features pub food that you can enjoy in a social venue.
The Mt. Washington Tavern
The Mt. Washington Tavern serves lunch and dinner, and the bar is a great place to mingle and grab some oysters, a burger, or a salad. Also, it’s a go-to spot for sports fans after Oriole games or Loyola University sporting events.
Woodrows Bar-B-Que specializes in Texas barbecue and most importantly, it’s hormone and antibiotics free.
Le Bistro Du Village
Le Bistro Du Village features traditional French cuisine. Also, it is Zagat rated and family owned. For More information check out my restaurant review.
Ethel’s Creole Kitchen
Ethel’s Creole Kitchen creates Chesapeake Bay, Louisiana Creole, and Cajun concoctions.
Chiyo Sushi: Japanese Restaurant
Chiyo Sushi offers Japanese specialties like sushi, tempura, and teriyaki.
In brief, while in Baltimore, if you have a few hours to spare, you should take a trip to Mt. Washington. Whether shopping, attending classes or dining, ultimately you will find that the locals make you feel at home.
All things considered, if you visit Mt. Washington, please let me know if you have any recommendations.