4 p.m. Check in
4 East Madison Inn 4 East Madison St. 410-332-0880 www.4eastmadisoninn.com Stay in the former orthopedic surgeons' offices where Eleanor Roosevelt, Katharine Hepburn, and Joe DiMaggio came for help. $185, includes breakfast.
7 p.m. Afghan delights
The Helmand Restaurant
806 North Charles St. 410-752-0311 www.helmand.com It's worth waiting for a table at this fine Afghan restaurant that's packed even midweek. Entrees $11-$14.
Noon Author artifacts
Edgar Allen Poe House & Museum 203 North Amity St. 410-396-7932 www.eapoe.org
April-December, Wednesday-Saturday, noon-3:30 p.m; $4.
1 p.m. Poe's grave
Westminster Burying Grounds and Catacombs Corner of Fayette and Greene streets 410-706-2072
8 a.m. to dusk daily.
2 p.m. Wander
Bolton Hill Look for the round blue markers identifying writers' former homes.
7 p.m. European fare
The Brewer's Art 1106 North Charles St. 410-547-6925 www.thebrewersart.com Check out the Belgian beers and amazing decor. Entrees $18-$27.
10 a.m. Chow down
Cafe Hon 1002 West 36 St. 410-243-1230 www.cafehon.com Hampden's hangout. Breakfast $8.
Noon Local stock
Atomic Books 1100 West 36 St. 410-662-4444 www.atomicbooks.com
Find works by Baltimore bards.