BALTIMORE MAGAZINE'S 2014 BEST OF BALTIMORE PARTY

BENEFITING THE FAMILY TREE

AUGUST 14

HIPPODROME THEATRE

6-11pm (5:30 for VIPs)

‘Twas only but one short year ago
In our beloved city by the bay
That an event happened that you may know
Deemed “Best of Baltimore” soirée
It is the grandest party that we throw
A celebration: come what may

Don’t miss the event everyone’s "raven" about. It’s our annual Best of Baltimore Party in celebration of our “Best Of” August issue (on newsstands July 25).  A portion of the proceeds benefit The Family Tree and their mission of preventing child abuse and neglect.

Guests will enjoy:

  • Eats from the region’s "best" restaurants
  • Endless handcrafted cocktails
  • Delicious dessert from Charm City Cakes
  • Live music from Kristen and the Noise & beats from DJ Kopec
  • A VIP Lounge with live music from Matt Hutchison
  • And so much more!


#BESTOFBALTIMORE

Tickets

Purchase your tickets now! We sold out in 2013 and anticipate selling out again this year.

VIP ($150 in-advance | $175 event day)

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VIPs will enjoy:

  • Exclusive access to VIP pre-party with first-dibs on restaurant samplings from 5:30-6 PM
  • Access to all restaurant samplings, open bars, and live entertainment
  • Catered food from The Oregon Grille and open bar in the VIP Lounge
  • Complimentary parking at Baltimore Grand Garage (adjacent to Theatre)*
  • Amazing giveaways exclusive to VIPs
  • 2014 Best of Baltimore pint glass keepsake
  • 2014 Best of Baltimore tote bag just for VIPs
  • VIP live music from Matt Hutchison

*One complimentary parking pass will be provided for each VIP ticket order. The parking pass will be mailed in July (up until 7/25).

General Admission ($85 in-advance | $90 two weeks prior to event starting 7/30 | $100 event day)

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General Admission guests will enjoy:

  • Access to all “best” restaurant samplings, open bars and live entertainment
  • 2014 Best of Baltimore pint glass keepsake
All party guests must be 21 years or older. Valid ID required. Tickets are nonrefundable. Ticket price includes admissions and amusement tax.

Details

LOCATION

Hippodrome Theatre
France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
12 N Eutaw St
Baltimore, MD 21201

ATTIRE

Dress to impress in cocktail attire. Or if you think you have POEtential, feel free to have fun with the Poe theme and break out your inner Edgar. Check out our gallery for inspiration at bmag.co/style.

ENTERTAINMENT

Live music from Kristen and the Noise and beats from DJ Kopec for all guests and Matt Hutchison will be performing in the VIP Lounge.

More entertainment details coming soon...

#BESTOFBALTIMORE

Food

A.Kirchmayr Chocolatier www.fineeuropeanchocolate.com

Atwater's- www.atwaters.biz

B&O American Brasserie- www.bandorestaurant.com/

Blue Hill Tavern- www.bluehilltavern.com

Bond Street Social- www.bondstreetsocial.com

Chazz: A Bronx Original- www.chazzbronxoriginal.com

City Café- www.citycafebaltimore.com

Clementine- www.clementinebaltimore.com

Cunningham's- www.cunninghamstowson.com

Darbar Baltimore- www.darbarbaltimore.com

Fleet Street Kitchen- www.fleetstreetkitchen.com

La Cakerie- www.lacakerie.com

Linwoods- www.linwoods.com

The Manor Tavern- www.themanortavern.com

Mother's Federal Hill Grille- www.mothersgrille.com

Red Maple- www.930redmaple.com

The Rusty Scupper- www.selectrestaurants.com/rusty/

Ruth's Chris Steak House www.ruthschris.com/

Sobo Café- www.sobocafe.net

Talara- www.talarabaltimore.com

Ten Ten- www.bagbys1010.com

The Food Market- www.thefoodmarketbaltimore.com

The Point in Fells- www.thepointinfells.com

The Wild Pea- www.thewildpea.com

Wit and Wisdom- www.witandwisdombaltimore.com

VIP

Our VIP lounge sells out every year. Be sure to get your tickets in advance!

VIPs will enjoy:

  • Exclusive access to VIP pre-party with first-dibs on restaurant samplings from 5:30-6 PM
  • Access to all restaurant samplings, open bars, and live entertainment
  • Catered food from The Oregon Grille and open bar in the VIP Lounge
  • Complimentary parking at Baltimore Grand Garage (adjacent to Theatre)*
  • Amazing giveaways exclusive to VIPs
  • 2014 Best of Baltimore pint glass keepsake
  • 2014 Best of Baltimore tote bag just for VIPs
  • VIP live music from Matt Hutchison

*One complimentary parking pass will be provided for each VIP ticket order. The parking pass will be mailed in July (up until 7/25). 

Charity

THE FAMILY TREE

Child Abuse is one of the most pervasive and complex problems confronting our society today. Each year in Maryland, more than 29,000 cases of abuse and neglect are investigated and $1.5 billion is spent on treating the effects of child abuse. Prevention is a better answer.

The Family Tree is Maryland’s leading 501 (c)(3) nonprofit working to improve our community by providing families with proven solutions to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through family-focused education and outreach services, including a 24-hour Parenting Helpline, The Family Tree reaches 13,000 of Maryland’s parents, caregivers and children in need of support. The Family Tree is the Maryland chapter of Parents Anonymous® and Prevent Child Abuse America and an affiliate of the National Exchange Club. For more information, call 410-889-2300 or visit familytreemd.org.

Directions and Parking

DIRECTIONS

Towson and Points North
Take I-83 (Jones Falls Expressway) South into Baltimore City. When the Expressway ends and becomes a city street, turn right onto Lombard Street. Proceed on Lombard Street for several blocks across town until you reach Eutaw Street (Eutaw Street is only four traffic lights past Charles Street). Turn right onto Eutaw Street. Proceed through two traffic lights. The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is on the left.

Washington DC and Points South
Take I-95 North to Baltimore. Take Route 395 (Downtown Baltimore) and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., staying in the right lane. At the fourth traffic light, turn right onto Baltimore Street. Proceed for three traffic lights and turn left onto Eutaw Street. The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is on the left.

White Marsh/Essex and Points East
Take I-95 South through the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Take Route 395 (Downtown Baltimore) and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., staying in the right lane. At the fourth traffic light, turn right onto Baltimore Street. Proceed for three traffic lights and turn left onto Eutaw Street. The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is on the left.

Frederick/Ellicott City and Points West
Take I-70 or Route 40 to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695). Follow I-695 toward Glen Burnie. Take the I-95 North exit toward Baltimore. Take Route 395 (Downtown Baltimore) and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., staying in the right lane. At the fourth traffic light, turn right onto Baltimore Street. Proceed for three traffic lights and turn left onto Eutaw Street. The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is on the left.

PARKING

Baltimore Grand Garage (attached to theatre)
5 N Paca Street, enter on Paca
410-706-6603
Open 24 hours

Atrium Garage
308 West Fayette Street (across from theatre)
Enter on Fayette on between Howard & Eutaw, or enter on Eutaw Street

Parking Garage at Centerpoint
310 West Baltimore Street
1/2 block East from the Hippodrome, accessible from Fayette or Baltimore Streets.
24 hours security, accepts all major credit cards and it is accessible 24 hrs a day
Resident-only parking overnight

Lexington Market Parking Lot
200 block of Eutaw Street
Show Parking is a 114 car surface parking lot a half a block north of the Hippodrome on Eutaw Street.

Arrow Parking Garage
210 West Baltimore Street
1 ½ blocks away, across from First Mariner Arena
clearance 6’6” open 24 hours

Redwood Street Garage
11 South Eutaw Street, enter on Eutaw just south of W. Redwood Street
(1 block away)
clearance 6’5”, open 24 hours

Arrow Parking
213 West Fayette Street, 1½ blocks away, east of Howard Street

Pearl Street Garage
622 W. Fayette Street, enter on Fayette past Pearl Street
clearance 85”

Central Parking Garage
Enter on Baltimore Street between Eutaw and Howard
½ block from Hippodrome
clearance 9’4”