After five years, the Get Down, a dance club and lounge in Fells Point, will close after a final party on Aug. 1, owner Bryan Burkert said Wednesday.
Burket said the decision was not based on profitability, as the club — which operates Thursday-Saturday nights — is “not a failing business." Instead, its owner said he is simply in search of a new challenge.
“We just had a great Saturday night, so it’s...Read more
Within the glorious summer tradition that is vacation, the subset of family vacations tends to get stuck with a rather cheesy reputation.
The term can conjure images of tourist traps, fanny packs full of sunscreen, souvenir T-shirts and screaming children in the backseat of a minivan during a nine-hour drive. Of course, finding any flaws with vacation in general takes some stretching (and whining).
Since opening in 1997, Mother's Federal Hill Grille has earned the type of reputation sports bars envy. Whether it is a party outside on the popular "Purple Patio" before a Ravens game or friends grabbing drinks on their way to Oriole Park, Mother's marks a spot fans can count on to regularly produce the right gameday atmosphere.
But in Baltimore, well-worn reputations tend to overshadow nuances,...Read more
"House of Cards" is adding some starpower for Season 4 with Neve Campbell ("Party of Five") joining the cast as a regular.
The series, which has resumed filming here this month for a February drop on Netflix, ended Season 3 with Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) leaving Frank (Kevin Spacey) with an election looming. Both Spacey and Wright will return for Season 4.
Neither Netflix nor the producers are...Read more
Brendan Lukens first saw the rock band Say Anything at the now-closed downtown venue Sonar in November 2010. On Sunday, Lukens, a native of Brunswick in Frederick County, and his own group, Modern Baseball, are set to return with Baltimore Soundstage headliners Say Anything.
That jarring shift in roles — from fan to tourmate in less than five years — still feels surreal to Lukens.
"We did a few cool...Read more