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  • Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]

    Let's reappropriate Purple Friday [Letter]
    Like thousands of others across Maryland, our staff just celebrated our first Purple Friday of the season. We have a long-running office football pool, and each week a miniature traveling statue of Edgar Allan Poe — clad in a Ravens jersey —...
  • The Tell-Tale Heart [Editorial]

    Edgar Allan Poe once wrote that those who dream during the day "are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." So it seems entirely fitting that Baltimore can spend the first Purple Friday — or dare we say, Orange-Purple...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party

    Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene The fun never stops for Dead Rise Old Bay summer ale, the mammoth hit from Flying Dog Brewery. On July 31, Wit & Wisdom is hosting a Dead Rise party on its waterside patio...
  • Free park-ing: Exploring the gratis parts of Maryland's National Park system

    Free park-ing: Exploring the gratis parts of Maryland's National Park system
    Maryland residents often take the history and beauty gracing the state for granted, but there’s always a new way to view the area that takes into account just how special a place it is to explore. Take Baltimore, for instance. “It’s...
  • Apropoe's has something for everybody, all at the same time

    Apropoe's has something for everybody, all at the same time
    I am fascinated with hotel restaurants. It might turn out that I like to think about them more than I like to dine at them. Consider that a hotel restaurant is designed to appeal to a typical diner, or at least what the hotel industry has determined the...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Summer Berry Mule at Apropoe's

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Summer Berry Mule at Apropoe's
    I believe it was Edgar Allan Poe who once mused, "The happiest day -- the happiest hour/ My sear'd and blighted heart hath known … is sipping liquor from a copper mug." All right, maybe I'm winging it there just a little, but that line is the...
  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'

    For teen actors, Astin remains the father of comedy for 'The Addams Family'
    Fifty years after "The Addams Family" debuted on TV in black and white, John Astin still has that wild gleam in his eye and the same mischievous grin. With his thick mustache, albeit a white one, he could easily be Gomez Addams in his debonair golden...
  • Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House

    Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House
    One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth." Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
  • Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb

    Meet 27 is now Sweet 27; the food remains superb
    Remington, as neighborhoods go, is hot. The neighborhood is conveniently close to the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University. Charles Village is just to the east — Howard Street is the dividing line — and Hampden is just across...
  • Celebrate First Fridays downtown, American Legion post

    It's June First Fridays, dear readers, This evening (Friday) in downtown Havre de Grace, 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Joseph L. Davis, Post 47 American Legion, 501 St. John St. will hold a pavilion party this evening, 5 to 8 p.m., with live music and...