Baltimore's 100 best bars [Pictures]
Baltimore's nightlife scene is a reflection of its people -- extremely eccentric, but just as endearing. We put personality at a premium, and expect good value, too. So while we're happy to visit D.C. for the occasional swanky escape, given the choice, we'd take a cold Boh in a Baltimore bar nearly every time.
But which one? Ask 100 Baltimoreans their favorite bar and you'll likely receive just as many answers. That's because it's a diverse, forever-evolving community, susceptible to rising trends (craft cocktails, beer-snob hang-outs, sophisticated wine bars), but firmly committed to its long-standing haunts and dives. Last year, we broke the overall top bars list down into Top 10s (best places to go dancing, best places to meet singles, etc.). But this year, we stripped the signifiers and tackled the city's scene head-on. Raise a glass, and let the debates begin. --By Wesley Case
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No. 15: Moby's( Alexis Jenkins, for The Baltimore Sun / October 6, 2012 )
This tiny hip-hop bar isn't for everyone because, well, things get weird on the dance floor. But if you're tired of bars blasting the same played-out Top 40 singles or can't stand another second-rate Third Eye Blind cover, Moby's offers an escape. The key is to firmly check your inhibitions at the door.
• Bar info: Moby's, 731 S. Broadway, 410-732-7940, Moby's Facebook page