Podcast produced by What Works named “Best Conversation” by Baltimore Magazine in Best Of Issue 2019
We are honored to see that the Free to Bmore Podcast we produce for our client, Enoch Pratt Free Library, has been named "Best Conversation" in Baltimore magazine's 2019 Best Of Awards.
“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.
New York Times recently cited Light City as a reason that Baltimore was chosen as one of 52 places in the world to go this year.
“After a creative agency got involved and an online campaign was launched, the trash wheel got eyes and a social media presence. Now a video of Mr. Trash Wheel has more than a million views on Youtube and a Twitter account has more than 9,000 followers.”
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 >