Fells Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood in southeastern Baltimore. This waterfront neighborhood is a tourist destination with all the quaint shops, antique stores, restaurants, coffee bars, music stores, a municipal markethouse, and over 120 pubs. Fells Point has a maritime past and has the air of a seafaring town and can be reached by water taxis, highways, local streets and several transit bus lines. Since the 1970s, there has been a steady restoration and preservation of the historic homes and businesses. Fells Point is one of several areas in and around Baltimore that are listed on the National Register of Historic Districts. In the 1990s, Fells Point had a little stardom as the central setting for the NBC police drama Homicide: Life on the Street, which was based on a book by David Simon, a Baltimore Sun reporter.