A busy weekend in Baltimore will mean road closures across several city neighborhoods.
The annual charity run the Baltimore 10-miler will see roads affecting along the run's 10-mile course, originating in Druid Hill Park.
For those navigating a course a little shorter and slower, the Unity in the Community Parade heads down Gwynns Falls Parkway in Mondawin, beginning at Douglass High School at noon. The following roads will be closed as a result:
• Gwynns Falls Parkway between Pulaski Street and Reisterstown Road
• Pennsylvania Avenue between Fulton Avenue Laurens Street
• Southbound Reisterstown Road between Gwynns Falls Parkway and Fulton Avenue
In addition, the following parking restrictions will be implemented on Saturday, June 02, 2018:
• South side of Gwynns Falls Parkway between Pulaski Street and Reisterstown Road – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• Both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue between Fulton and Clifton Avenues - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
• Both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue between Clifton Avenue and Laurens Street - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Also Saturday, the "Taste of Three Cities" food truck rally comes to Patterson Park. To accommodate for crowds coming out to try cuisine from mobile food purveyors hailing from Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, Linwood Avenue will be closed between Eastern Avenue and Pratt Street from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., with parking restrictions in effect as well.
Sunday, the Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival takes place along Charles Street in the heart of the neighborhood. From 4 a.m. until 9 p.m., Charles Street will be closed between Hamburg and West Streets, and East Cross Street will be closed between Charles and Patapsco Streets. Traffic on Patapsco will be reversed from one-way southbound to one-way northbound between Poultney and Hamburg Streets.
Motorists are advised to avoid these areas, and if they must travel there, by aware of pedestrians and parking restrictions.