New Inner Harbor Attraction: Charm City Carousel

The Charm City Carousel, located in the southwest corner of the Inner Harbor’s promenade, opened Friday, August 2nd. The 36′ wide and 28′ tall carousel includes 30 horses and 2 chariots. Guests will need 1 ticket to ride and prices are: $3 for 1, $10 for 4, and $20 for 10 tickets. Parents of children 42″ and below do not need to pay to ride if they stand next to their child.

The Charm City Carousel will be open:
Through Labor Day: Open Daily 11AM
September & October: Open Weekends and School Holidays 11AM

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We’re Undergoing a Facelift

Throughout the next week or two, we will be exploring various options for our website’s design, so it may have a different look each time you visit. If you have ideas for content you’d like to see on our website, let us know by completing this survey.

Traffic Advisory for Saturday, Aug 3

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the traffic modifications that will be in effect for the Casey Cares Foundation and Orioles 5K Run and Walk which will be held on Saturday, August 03, 2013. The 5K run starts at 8:00 a.m.

The event will begin at the warehouse at Camden Yards. Participants will head east on Conway Street, right on Light Street, and left on Key Highway where they will turn around at Cross Street. Runners will travel west on Key Highway and turn left on Battery Avenue, right on Montgomery Street and left on Hanover Street. Participants will then turn right on Hamburg Street, cross over the bridge and turn right between the two stadiums, left on Lee Street, and right on the service drive to the tunnel entrance for Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

In preparation for the event, one lane of travel will be coned off for participants wherever possible along the race route. Commuters should be advised that temporary traffic stops may be implemented during the event for the safety of participants. Motorists traveling in this vicinity should be on the watch for pedestrians and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

WANTED: Volunteers for RNA Social Committee

Get involved in our community by giving only a few hours a month! Duties include planning social events for the Neighborhood Association and arranging food donations from local restaurants for pre-monthly-meeting fare. If interested, please email

Neighborhood Social – Sept 15

In lieu of our August and September meetings, we will be holding a Riverside Neighborhood Association BBQ Social on September 15. Bring the family and some beverages, enjoy some burgers and hot dogs, and meet your neighbors! Volunteers with grills, grilling skills, and paying the bills are needed. More details to follow.

Pool Closing Date Extended to Sept 2!

Due to the successful summer at Riverside Pool, the closing date has been extended from August 11 to September 2. Thanks to all who participate in the programs and frequent the open swim hours – because of you we have 3 more weeks of beating the heat!

Summer Fun at Riverside Park

Be sure to check out Riverside Park’s Summer Music Series presented by Domino Sugar. Bring a picnic and spend a Sunday evening enjoying live music with your friends and neighbors. Concerts are July 21, August 18, and September 8 @ 5pm.

You’ll also want to take advantage of the Riverside Park Pool! Whether you want to participate in free swim or organized activities, our pool has something for everyone. Check out the summer schedule for more information.