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Congressman John Sarbanes Visits Second Chance

    On July 3rd, Second Chance was honored to be visited by Congressman John Sarbanes, the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district since 2007. A constructive roundtable discussion ensued. We’re grateful for the valuable perspective, humble attentiveness and meaningful encouragement he brought us in our ceaseless endeavor to retrain, […]

Second Chance Named Among Places Not to Miss in Baltimore!

It was fun to find ourselves listed among the top places nobody should miss when visiting in Baltimore! Click the picture to read the write-up, and be sure to visit “Baltimore’s Biggest Treasure Chest” 9 to 5 any day of the week!

“Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” in the Baltimore Sun

May 9, 2018 – “Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” by Brittany Britto in The Baltimore Sun We probably won’t be serving 6-egg omelettes any time soon, but we cherish this storied diner sign that came down after serving as a Towson-area landmark for more than […]

“Baltimore’s Warehouse of Many Chances” – BittersweetMonthly.com Creatively Captures the Essence of SC

May 7, 2018 – “Baltimore’s Warehouse of Many Chances” by the staff of Bittersweet Monthly Check out this creative piece complete with compelling copy, images and video. It captures the essence of Second Chance like nothing before. The folks at Bittersweet Monthly are so talented, and it is evident here […]

2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 5th Consecutive Year!

It’s with great humility and appreciation that we announce earning this prestigious recognition for a fifth consecutive year! We don’t do what we do for accolades, but it still feels good when so many people affirm the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in Baltimore and beyond. Read […]

Spring into Summer with our Pop Up Extravaganza on June 16!

Because our inaugural Pop Up Fair was so successful and we had a waiting list of participants, Second Chance is doing it again! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours, resulting in a shopping event that’s fun and […]

Towson’s Iconic Bel-Loc Diner Sign to Be Revealed at SC!

April 6, 2018 – “Preservation Alliance of Baltimore County will pay homage to Bel-Loc Diner for fundraiser” in Baltimore Fishbowl by Brandon Weigel If you’re a local, chances are you’ve seen the iconic large, neon Bel-Loc Diner sign. Although one of the last remaining mid-20th century diners has recently been […]

Save October 13 for the Wreckers Ball!

See our Wreckers Ball 2018 page on this website, and catch even more info on our Facebook event page!

“Drama Queen” – Baltimore Magazine’s Amazing Spring Fashion Photo Shoot at SC!

March 2018 – “Drama Queen” in Baltimore Magazine’s Style Section by Lauren Bell There’s a lot we could say about this remarkable photo shoot held here, but we think the commentary and images say it best by themselves! (P.S. These are merely scanned images from the magazine. Pick up your […]

Second Chance Pop Up Shop Coming April 14!

Second Chance is hosting our first ever pop-up fair! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours. A portion of the fees will help fund Second Chance’s workforce development program. No ticket or charge is required to shop! We […]