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“A company called What Works Studio came in and said you guys need to photoshop some eyeballs on this device and give it a name and a Twitter account. And that’s how Mr. Trash Wheel was born.” - Adam Lindquist, Director of Healthy Harbor Initiative, Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore.

Brooke Hall and Justin Allen were named Innovators of the Year by The Daily Record for their work launching Light City. “Winners were selected based on their innovation’s originality, power, challenge, value and the quality of letters of reference.” "More than 200 people gathered at the American Visionary Art Museum in Federal Hill Oct. 13 to recognize The Daily Record’s 2016 Innovators of the Year. “The innovators you will meet tonight represent the passion, creativity and drive that so many Marylanders reveal every day,” Daily Record Publisher Suzanne Fischer-Huettner told the crowd. “They may be following what has become by now a clearly

Brooke Hall and Justin Allen, Founders, Light City Baltimore, were named 40 Under 40 Honorees by Baltimore Business Journal. “After collecting nominations from the community for several months, we had over 250 individuals to consider for our list of honorees. The BBJ staff worked together to pick individuals that stood out for having traits that aligned with what we were looking for.” “Allen and Hall wanted to show Baltimore to the world in the way that they saw it, and began brainstorming a way to attract positive attention to the city in a big way. So they developed Light City Baltimore,

SmartCEO Magazine ran a cover story on Brooke and Justin called "Building a Movement: How the creative minds behind Light City and Mr. Trash Wheel are helping Baltimore shine brighter" by Alyssa Hurst and Tina Irgang. “The creative minds behind this small design studio have launched a whole series of projects designed to put Baltimore on the map and let the world know about the creative talent working in the city.” Visit the story >