Havre de Grace’s “Casual Historian” on Maryland Public Television

George Wagner, owner of Bahoukas Antique Mall & Beer MuZeum, who is also known as Havre de Grace’s “Casual Historian” appeared on an episode of Chesapeake Collectibles on Maryland Public Television on February 5. Wagner is the owner of a Union soldier’s diary from the Civil War. See the full episode.

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Havre de Grace Ice Festival Covered by WMAR-2

WMAR-2 was onsite Saturday, February 3 for the Havre de Grace Ice Festival. It was a “cool” event.

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Havre de Grace Ice Festival on Fox 45

Amy Aaronson from Fox 45 visited the Ice God’s facilities to watch him carve a sculpture live and to highlight the Ice Festival in Havre de Grace on Saturday, February 3. Watch here.

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Duck Drop on Fox 45’s Good Day Baltimore

Ed Grainger from the Susquehanna Hose Company and Tyler Zeisloft from Visit Harford were on Fox 45’s Good Day Baltimore about the Annual Duck Drop on New Year’s Eve. Watch the full segment here.

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Scottish Writer Visits Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace was one of the stops for a writer from The Scottish Sun during his visit to the mid-Atlantic region this autumn. Find out how he liked our city.

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MacGregor’s Restaurant on WMAR2 News

Check out MacGregor’s Restaurant’s Winter Wonderland and owner Stephanie Golumbek on WMAR 2 News! Watch the video.

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Washington Street Books on WJZ

“Where’s Alexus?” from WJZ News visited Washington Street Books & Music in downtown Havre de Grace earlier this week. Owner John Klisavage highlighted the store’s collection of Hunger Games costumes and props from the original movie series. View the clip here.

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The State Theater on NBC10’s Philly Live

The State Theater of Havre de Grace was recently featured on NBC10 Philadelphia’s Philly Live in a segment about visiting Harford County as a day trip from the Philly area. Thanks to the folks at Visit Harford for coordinating the visit! Watch the video.

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Havre de Grace’s Holiday Happenings

Havre de Grace was one of eight towns listed in Maryland and Virginia as a great place to spend Christmas on the Chesapeake Bay. The article also includes a recipe for George Washington’s eggnog. See the full article and recipe.

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Havre de Grace Author Launches New Book

A Havre de Grace author was featured in the Cecil Whig publication her upcoming launch of “Children in the City of Czars” on December 3rd. The book is a novel but many of the elements of Irmgarde Brown’s latest book are based of what she knows of the life of orphans and street children in

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Developers Break Ground on Affordable Housing Development in Havre de Grace

November 29, 2023 — Salisbury-based affordable housing developer Green Street Housing hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday at the Village at Blenheim Run in Havre de Grace, a new construction mixed-income development. Read more from The Daily Report

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Halloween in Havre de Grace on AMIBA

October 17, 2023–Halloween in Havre de Grace was recently mentioned on the American Independent Business Alliance’s (AMIBA) website about the benefits of shopping locally for Halloween. See the page here.   

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Havre de Grace Recognized as Top Maryland Destination in the Fall

October 5, 2023–Havre de Grace was recently included first in a World Atlas article titled, “7 Small Towns in Maryland That Come Alive In The Fall.” The article mentioned hiking, visiting the Decoy Museum and the upcoming Steppingstone Farm Museum‘s Fall Harvest Festival. Read the full article here. 

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Aegis Covers Havre de Grace Public Art Trolley Tour

September 15, 2023 — Havre de Grace Public Art was featured by the Aegis today, covering the first ever Public Art Trolley Tour, hosted by the City of Havre de Grace Department of Tourism. Stops included the soon-to-be-open Harmer’s Town Art Center and Graw Alley Art Park. Read the Aegis

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World Atlas Includes Havre de Grace in “Favorite Small Towns” Article

September 11, 2023 — Havre de Grace was featured in “12 Small Towns Ranked Among US Favorites”, including noteworthy attractions such as the Concord Point Lighthouse, Promenade (boardwalk) and hiking trails. Read the Article

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Havre de Grace Main Street Boundary Expansion Approved

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development officially approved the expansion of the Havre de Grace Main Street District.  The City of Havre de Grace Downtown Business District was designated as a Maryland Main Street in 2005. New developments and opportunities on Market Street from Congress Avenue to Girard Street prompted the city to request

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Havre de Grace AirBnB by JoRetro in Baltimore Magazine

August 9, 2023 —  Baltimore Magazine featured Havre de Grace AirBnB apartment owned by local JoRetro owner, Jolene Forrester. The article focused on business-owned rental accommodations, highlighting four local destinations for “authentic, neighborhood-driven travel experience[s]”. Read the Full Article Photo Credit: Red Dog Agency

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HdG Arts Scene featured in AAA World Article on thriving Arts in Harford County

August 8, 2023  –  The Havre de Grace Arts Scene was featured in AAA World Article on thriving Arts Community in Harford County, titled “Small Town Vibes, Big Art Inspirations”. “From a historic lighthouse to a bustling main street, Havre de Grace, Maryland, has both the Chesapeake Bay scenery and a charming downtown to make

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Havre de Grace AirBnB is All About Inclusivity

August 1, 2023 —  WMAR-2 News Baltimore recently ran a news feature about a local couple who turned their property into an AirBnB in honor of their young daughter who has Down syndrome. The segment focuses on inclusivity for everyone. View the full feature here.    Thank you to Isaac’s aNORAble Homes for sharing their

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WorldAtlas names Havre de Grace as one of the 13 Best Small Towns To Visit In Chesapeake Bay

July 24, 2023 — Havre de Grace named as one of the best small towns to visit on the bay by WorldAtlas.com. “Imagine a place with a seamless fusion of ancient history and traditional seaside living, all wrapped up in serene, nostalgic scenery.” Read the Article 

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“Havre de Grace Spotlight” Feature in I-95 Business Magazine

July 11, 2023 — A “Havre de Grace Spotlight” was featured in the June 2023 issue of I-95 Business Magazine, covering a variety of topics from infrastructure to public art. Article Topics include embracing sustainability, infrastructure improvements and the downtown revitalization plan, preserving history, Havre de Grace’s growing art district and more. Read the June

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Extended Weekend Getaway Features Havre de Grace in July Issue

July 6, 2023 — Havre de Grace was featured in spread on Harford County by Extended Weekend Getaway publication (pages 90-94). Read Weekend Getaway July 2023 Issue  July 2023 Issue

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Havre de Grace Non-Profits Awarded Tourism Grants to Promote Overnight Stays

June 24, 2023 — Harford County Awards $645K in Tourism Grants to Nonprofits With Aim to Increase Overnight Stays. Recipients include the Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, the Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace (Lock House), and the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. Read the Press Release  

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Havre de Grace “Perfect For A Summer Day Trip”

May 16, 2023 — Onlyinyourstate.com featured Havre de Grace in a recent article, titled “The Friendly Small Town In Maryland That’s Perfect For A Summer Day Trip, citing Tidewater Grille and Bomboy’s Ice Cream, as well as some of our well-loved and frequently visited parks, like Concord Point. “Havre de Grace is a stunning small

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City of Havre de Grace Administers Community Survey

April 24, 2023 — The City of Havre de Grace recently partnered with the Harvey Agency to administer a community survey to gain insight into how residents and visitors perceive and interact with the City. With more than 1,000 respondents, we were able to get a wide-ranging view of resident and visitor perceptions and behaviors.

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Havre de Grace Featured by “Getaway Mavens”

April 22, 2023 – The City of Havre de Grace was featured by the “Getaway Mavens” as a Maryland romantic getaway destination. Read the Full Article More About Getaway Mavens Getaway Mavens offers entertaining and eclectic ideas for “turnkey” weekend getaways in Northeast USA and escapes beyond; recommendations (from locals and other satisfied guests) about

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Pennsylvania Travel Blogger Features Havre de Grace History, Shopping & Art

April 18, 2023 — Pennsylvania Travel Blogger Stephanie Kalina-Metzger featured articles on some of Havre de Grace’s attractions, including History, Shopping and Art in two blog posts. Read the Article on “Cheese Plates and Room Service” blog Read the Article on “Travel Gumbo” blog

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Press Release: New Harford County Tourism Funding Programs Created

April 5, 2023 — Harford County Government is reorganizing how it distributes its tourism dollars – generated through the county’s hotel lodging fee – in an effort to increase the number of overnight stays in local hotels by creating more extended or weekend-long events. View Full Press Release

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Havre de Grace Featured on Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid

March 27, 2023 — The City of Havre de Grace received national coverage during a segment on Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid. The video can be viewed on the the Viewpoint Project website.

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WBAL -TV 11 Feature: Havre de Grace Couple’s Airbnb helping those with Down Syndrome

March 21, 2023 — A Havre de Grace couple was featured by  WBAL-TV 11 for helping to raise awareness for Down syndrome through their Havre de Grace AirBnB property. Read the Full Article

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CBS Features HdG Arts Collective Women’s History Event

March 20, 2023 — CBS came to Havre de Grace for a live news feature at the Havre de Grace Opera House to cover the HdG arts collective presents “Madam to you: Women’s Voices in American Poetry”. View on CBS Website

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FOX 45’s “So Baltimore” Features Havre de Grace on 3 Staycation Segments

March 13, 2023 — Marc Clarke interviews in Havre de Grace on Staycation ideas for Spring Break during 3 segments on Fox45’s “So Baltimore”. Learn more: Havre de Grace Museum Feature MacGregors Feature JoRetro Feature

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Coastal Living Features Havre de Grace as 2023 Best Places to Live

Coastal Living magazine featured Havre de Grace in the 2023 “Best Places to Live on the Coast”.

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Local Boater’s Navigation App Goes Viral

January 26, 2023 — A viral tik tok video puts a local Havre de Grace resident, Jim Foulk’s navigation app on the map – tripling total users! Read the Full Article

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Where’s Marty Visits Washington Street Books

January 17. 2023 — Marty Bass of WJZ-13 features Havre de Grace’s Washington Street Books & Entertainment in a “Where’s Marty?” segment that covered the local shop’s impressive movie costume and memorabilia collections. Washington Street Books is located on Washington Street near Pennington Avenue.     Read Full Article  

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Only in Your State features Havre de Grace for ’12 Small Towns in Maryland to Visit’

January 9, 2023 — Only in Your State features Havre de Grace in an article of “12 Incredible Charming Small Towns In Maryland”. Read the Full Article

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