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Business Spotlight: The Kellogg Collection

The Kellogg Collection opened its first location on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, D.C. out of a passion for Indian dhurries and a desire to bring them to the D.C. area. Over 30 years later, The Kellogg Collection has four shops spanning Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland that offer boutique furniture and professional design services from…

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Historical Spotlight: The Bare Hills Community was One of the Oldest Free African-American Communities in Baltimore County

The Bare Hills community has undergone extensive change throughout the last century: what was once rural countryside, quarries and mines has evolved into a growing district complete with a major thoroughfare, shopping centers and restaurants. As this community continues to change and evolve into a premier Baltimore County destination, we at Bluestem think it is…

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Spotlight: MFI Realty

MFI Realty is a full-service retail brokerage and advisory firm located in the Mid-Atlantic region. MFI Realty specializes in retail leasing with experience in free-standing buildings, retail strip centers and large multi-level shops. The firm’s services also include property management, investment sales and tenant representation. With 30 properties in their portfolio, MFI Realty’s team is…

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Spotlight: Alexander Design Studio

Alexander Design Studio is a small architecture, interior and planning design firm located in Baltimore, Maryland. With experience on projects across the Jones Falls Valley, Alexander Design Studio values working on a variety of projects that are not limited to a specific type, scope or budget. The firm is committed to supporting local communities and…

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Spotlight: Human & Rohde

Human & Rohde is a small, locally-owned landscape architect and land planning firm based in Towson, MD. The firm began in 1980 when John Rohde joined Ted Human to form Human & Rohde, Inc. Since that time, Human & Rohde, Inc. has offered a wide variety of landscape architectural and environmental services, including park and…

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Parking and Accessibility Still a Challenge for Lake Roland Park-Goers

According to the Lake Roland Nature Council (LRNC), park attendance has skyrocketed in the last decade— in the early 2000s, approximately 40,000 people visited the park each year, compared to nearly 450,000 people per year in 2018. Despite LRNC’s tremendously hard work to increase access to the park, there are a variety of factors that…

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Restoring the serpentine – Lake Roland Nature Council

This article was originally written by, and published on, the Lake Roland Nature Council website. To view the original article, please click here.  This past winter, volunteers from Lake Roland Nature Council and the Maryland Native Plant Society initiated a test plot to attempt to clear invasive Virginia Pine from the Park’s serpentine barren. Thanks to…

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