Station North is prominently featured in the New York Times "36 Hours in Baltimore" article!  

"Several arts districts have popped up in Baltimore in the past decade. The most successful has been Station North (, the downtown area inhabited by artists, actors and students (and dropouts) from the nearby Maryland Institute College of Art and University of Baltimore. Over the past year, a project called Open Walls ( has commissioned works from more than 20 street artists, whose murals animate the neighborhood’s ramshackle elegance. You can see an art show, hear local sounds or catch a screening at the Metro Gallery (1700 North Charles Street; 410-244-0899; or the Windup Space (12 West North Avenue; 410-244-8855; Yet when it comes to night life, what Baltimore does best is the dive bar. There may be none better than Club Charles (1724 North Charles Street; 410-727-8815), a grimy, kitschy little joint with a masterful jukebox and regulars like the electro-pop ringleader Dan Deacon.