Wesley Case

Writer

Wesley Case is a features reporter and critic for the Baltimore Sun. A South Jersey native who moved to Baltimore in 2008, he regularly writes about pop music, bars, nightlife and the alcohol industry. He studied English at the University of Delaware.

Recent Articles

  • After fire, Charles Village Pub to reopen this month

    After fire, Charles Village Pub to reopen this month

    After closing in the spring due to damage caused by a grease fire, Charles Village Pub plans to reopen this month. “Within the next two weeks we should be open,” said owner Tony Weir on Wednesday. To reopen, the bar must schedule and pass an inspection from the city’s fire department, he said. ...

  • With 'Boo'd Up,' Ella Mai brings rising star-power to AFRAM

    With 'Boo'd Up,' Ella Mai brings rising star-power to AFRAM

    The year’s song of the summer took time to thaw. Performed by Los Angeles-via-London R&B singer/songwriter Ella Mai, “Boo’d Up” was released in February 2017 — a frigid backdrop for such a delightfully breezy song about unrequited love. In the 18 months since, it has become Mai’s breakthrough hit,...

  • Meet the Baltimore native competing on BET's 'Grand Hustle'

    Meet the Baltimore native competing on BET's 'Grand Hustle'

    For most reality TV shows to work, there must be characters — the outspoken one, the arrogant know-it all, the manipulative quiet-thinker, and so on. On “The Grand Hustle,” BET’s new reality competition show starring rapper/actor Tip “T.I.” Harris, East Baltimore native Cierra Brooks was quickly...

  • Guinness' Maryland brewery opens Friday. Here's what you need to know.

    Guinness' Maryland brewery opens Friday. Here's what you need to know.

    On Friday, Guinness, one of beer’s most recognizable brands, opened its first U.S. brewery in 64 years in Baltimore County’s Relay. Known as the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, the $90 million project is the company’s attempt to tap into America’s massive beer industry, where consumers’...

  • R&B singer Carl Thomas added to Baltimore's AFRAM festival lineup

    R&B singer Carl Thomas added to Baltimore's AFRAM festival lineup

    R&B singer Carl Thomas has been added to the music lineup of Baltimore’s AFRAM festival, scheduled to take place Aug. 11-12 at Druid Hill Park. On Wednesday, AFRAM’s Instagram account broadcasted Mayor Catherine Pugh’s announcement adding Thomas, best known for the 2000 singles “I Wish” and “Emotional.”...

  • Nigerian restaurant Suya Spot opens Friday in Owings Mills

    Nigerian restaurant Suya Spot opens Friday in Owings Mills

    Update (July 24): Suya Spot’s Owings Mills location will open starting Friday from 1-11 p.m., according to general manager Ola Omisore. The restaurant is located at 10309 Grand Central Ave., Suite 104. ----- Suya Spot, the Nigerian-inspired restaurant in Randallstown, will open a new location in...

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