Pictures: Baltimore's 50 best bars 2010
Fall always seems to usher in big changes on Baltimore's bar scene. New watering holes open and some old favorites close. It's a good time of year to take stock of Charm City's colorful nightlife -- from neighborhood dives to ritzy lounges. We've counted down the city's 50 best bars. Bottoms up!
List compiled by Erik Maza and Sam Sessa of Midnight Sun and Richard Gorelick of Dining@Large.
Also see: Baltimore's 50 best restaurants
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No. 19 -- Explorer's Lounge( James T. Murray, Baltimore Sun / November 7, 2006 )
In theory, a Safari-inspired lounge doesn't inspire much confidence. But based at the Harbor Court Hotel, this bar goes beyond tacky decor by serving stiff single-malt scotch and cognac. It's also on the list for sheer comfort. Sometimes, the glitz of a fancy hotel is what the heart and liver crave. --Erik Maza