Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun Wesley Case covers the city's after-hours scene
Baltimore Whiskey Company to release more Epoch Rye on Friday, say goodbye to Remington distillery

When Baltimore Whiskey Co. released its first rye whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day, between 300 and 400 local spirits enthusiasts lined up to buy a bottle.

The only problem: They quickly learned the distillery had sold out in less than an hour, leaving many empty-handed that day.

A second chance comes on Saturday, when the Baltimore Whiskey Co.

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Union Craft Brewing to open new Union Collective facility, taproom in July

The owners of Union Craft Brewing have heard the same question since they announced the ambitious plans to open a massive manufacturing and retail complex nearly a year ago: When will you open?

Union Craft Brewing, makers of Duckpin Pale Ale and other popular Baltimore beers, now have an answer: July 28.

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Rooftop bar LB Skybar opens Friday in downtown Baltimore

LB Skybar, the Lord Baltimore Hotel’s 19-floor rooftop bar, will open for the season on Friday.

The bar will be open Wednesday through Sunday until early fall, according to a news release.

Located at 20 W. Baltimore St. downtown, the Skybar will debut a permanent indoor lounge and bar area near its 19th-floor entrance.

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Before Charm City Bluegrass Festival, SteelDrivers talk new singer, working within and outside traditions

Upheaval in bands tends to lead to chaos and uncertainty. For the SteelDrivers, it has reaffirmed the group’s purpose.

Since 2010, the Nashville bluegrass band has seen founding frontman Chris Stapleton depart for his own successful solo career, while his replacement, Gary Nichols, and another founding member, Mike Henderson, eventually left as well.

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From hairstylist to emerging voice in rock, Lauren Ruth Ward returns to Baltimore with Ottobar show

Taking stock of her life in 2014, Lauren Ruth Ward saw all positive signs: a loving boyfriend, a healthy bank account and a growing reputation as an Ellicott City hairstylist. It was, as she put it, “a beautiful life that most people would be very lucky to have.”

And yet there was a nagging feeling of complacency she could no longer ignore.

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Under renovations, Pier Six Pavilion announces name change to MECU Pavilion

The naming rights for Pier Six Pavilion have been sold to MECU for an undisclosed sum.

The naming rights sponsorship with the Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore is a multi-year agreement, said Andy Peikon of Live Nation.

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