Westside (Baltimore, MD)
By Joan Goldman, Baltimore's Outside The Box Realtor
(Cummings & Co. Realtors)
  Lexington Market-Baltimore's Gem   Everyone knows about Lexington Market in Baltimore. In fact, there are five other markets in town as well: Broadway Market, Cross Street Market, Hollins Market, Northeast Market, and Avenue Market (Lafayette Market).     Recently I was lucky enough to take a special tour of Lexington Market with extensive history given by Casper Genco, Jr who is the personable and knowledgable Executive Director of Lexington Market.   Goes like this: Lexington Market opened in 1782 as an open air market. In 1803 a roof was put on the structure to help moderate the weather.    By 1925 there were 1000 stalls. Currently there are around 140 vendors. From fresh fruits and vegetables, to butchers, to bakers (no candlestick makers), not only can you get yummy food, but Lex...
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By Rachel Rabinowitz, The Baltimore Realtor
(Guerilla Realty)
Although many are not aware, Baltimore City has a historic Chinatown located along the 300 block of Park Ave between Saratoga and Mulberry St on the Westside. Blink and you could miss it. I was out and about in Baltimore’s Chinatown this morning with my best friend to have Dim Sum.                                 We parked on the street in front of the old China Doll restaurant. I love the sign, if the walls could talk you'd hear tales of many a Baltimoreans first taste of Chinese food at this restaurant and the (no longer in existence) White Rice Inn.    Luckily Zhongshan Restaurant is going strong. My friend and I had a gut-busting dim sum brunch for a mere $18. The food was fresh and delicious. When we arrived at 11am we were the only patrons. There were fish tanks filled with lobste...
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