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Give and Take

Feel like pizza? You're in luck. One of the 43 Giving Tuesday deals is for UNO!

Baltimore native Justin Kersey is combining two things he believes Baltimore does best: charities and food. “There’s a lot of good that comes out of Baltimore that doesn’t get recognized,” …

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Think Small

Drawers of 1950’s undies, vintage placemats and more at Wishbone Reserve.

When the excitement of Black Friday’s big deals subsides, Green Spring Station’s Mikey Monaghan and the rest of Baltimore’s local merchants want you to think small. Nov. 28 is Small …

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Latest Articles

Pop-Up Art


On a late summer night this year, several working Baltimore artists came together to design—of all things —a user-friendly North Avenue department store stocked with original items, organized by merchandise …

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Movers and Makers


Rachel Bone [ Art with heart ] Rachel Bone of Red Prairie Press owes her decision to start her own business to two unrelated catalysts: a terrible boss and a …

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Here’s the Beefcake

Lean and mean "Mr. May" is also Johnny May of the Twenty20 Cycling Co.

One evening this past summer, a trio of Hampden entrepreneurs–Genco Pura’s Lou Catelli, the Charmery’s Dave Alima and Corner Charcuterie Bar’s Bernard Dehaene–sat in Dehaene’s restaurant drinking and thinking, when …

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Two of A kind


If it wasn’t for Cris Jacobs’ and Ivan Neville’s penchant for playing poker, a powerhouse collaboration between the renowned Baltimore and New Orleans musicians might never have come to pass. …

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Baltimore Chefs Create Great


May 30 turned out to be warmer than Doug Wetzel expected. High 80s is sweltering for a triathlon, especially on Eastern Shore asphalt roads with little shade. Even the ocean …

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(Local) Food Court

Counter service at Pinch Dumplings at the Mt. Vernon Marketplace.

Baltimore’s hip new food emporium (a micro version of Union Market in D.C. or a more urban Belvedere Square) opened in October beneath the apartments at 520 Park—steps from the …

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Beer Studies

The converted firehouse on Calvert Street.

After Ian Hummel graduated from the VLB, a prestigious German beer-making school in Berlin, his dad, Harry, a York, PA-based architect, offered to help him establish a place to ply …

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We chatted with MICA President Sammy Hoi about his love of all things artisan-made, his favorite things about life in Baltimore and how he’s strategizing to bring back manufacturing to …

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Daytime Decadence


Tea at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court hotel is just what you want it to be. The colonial-inspired Explorers Lounge, with its faux animal prints and Persian carpets, upholstered chairs …

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Gourmet Delivery


Alan Clifford was the third employee at LivingSocial. He knows not just online sales, but what people are hankering for. He knows that modern people need options. “If I come …

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Late-Night Bite

Cyrus Keefer’s squid pad Thai with broccolini at Defie Moi.

Cyrus Keefer’s new after-hours spot is a bustling and bright extension of his downstairs kitchen at 13.5 Wine Bar in Hampden. A smattering of tables, chairs and barstools in a …

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Bottoms Up


When Baltimore native Allen Katz announced his Mister Katz Rock & Rye, I was beside myself with anticipation. My gosh, does it deliver! This low-octane spirit has all of the …

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Get Out: Main Event

Lanky Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., refashions Sinatra.

Five years ago, Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., working at a car wash in a tiny West Virginia town at the time, auditioned for “America’s Got Talent” wearing his only presentable …

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Get Out: The List


Frohe Weihnachten German Christmas has transformed the Inner Harbor’s West Shore Park into a European Christmas Village. Stay warm under a heated festival tent while shopping for wares offered by …

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Future Tense


The passing of time and the collection of memory can be as physical as they are experiential. The poignant work of Baltimore-based artist Michelle Dickson explores this juxtaposition through her …

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Look Books

Relive some of Vogue’s greatest moments in Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue, the book that chronicles the famously visionary creative director Grace Coddington (Phaidon, $150). Cabin Porn by …

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La Vida Locavore


Eating local foods has been a trend for more than a decade—after all, the Oxford English Dictionary designated “locavore” as its word of the year in 2007. But what does …

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Elephant Dreams

Owners Steve and Linda Brown Rivelis, will keep many of their restaurant’s original adornments—like the brass elephant sconce in the entry hall.

Mallory Staley remembers how they came up with the name. On one of the “discovery”—or maybe it was a “rediscovery”—walks through the restaurant, the group stopped on the ground floor …

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