What a busy and congested time it is for the Locust Point peninsula lately. Gas mains being replaced in the middle of Fort Avenue, the Bridge Re-Opening, and the upcoming Star Spangled Sailabration. The community association newsletter we received recently proclaimed, “The Tourists are Coming! The Tourists are Coming!” Quite honestly its pretty frightening to me how all of these projects are coinciding.
The last weekend we came home to no parking signs for all day Saturday and into Sunday morning for all of Fort Avenue as giant paintings were done in the middle of some of the major intersections in Locust Point.
I think all of us residents can agree we wish the city had had a little more foresight in planning all of these major projects. I mean didn’t we all know the bi-centennial was coming? Haha. All kidding aside, its an exciting time for the neighborhood. I am privledged to live less than a mile from a national monument located right on the water.
The Star-Spangled Sailabration as they are calling it, (http://www.starspangled200.com/) begins June 13th and runs through June 19th with a number of exiciting activities planned. The Blue Angels are even participating.
I think we all hope it will attract positive attention to Ft. McHenry and the Locust Point community.
Its an exciting time for the LocustPointRowhouse as well. The majority of my major projects in process have finished up (for the time being) and its Beth’s birthday. Our dining room table and chairs came last week and the garage has seen some minor improvements (and my first attempt at building furniture from salvaged materials). The patio was scrubbed clean two weeks ago and the basement trashed out. The office and master bedroom are finally done. I have many pictures to take and many pages to add. I will be sure to keep you all in the loop.
Any of you treking to the Fort for the celebration in the next two weeks, I hope you enjoy yourselves and our great neighborhood. Stay tuned!