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  • 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...
  • Apropoe's an undefined hybrid

    Apropoe's an undefined hybrid
    Opening a new hotel bar in Harbor East poses a challenge. Aesthetically, the neighborhood requires chicness, but there is also a desire to appeal to all comers, especially given the proximity to downtown. Straddling the line between comfort and...
  • 'Homo Poe Show' casts writer's works in a new light

    'Homo Poe Show' casts writer's works in a new light
    Edgar Allan Poe was a pretty open-minded guy. "I do not believe that any thought, properly so called," he once said, "is out of the reach of language." So this Baltimore favorite son presumably would have been cool with the "Homo Poe Show," which...
  • Like/Dislike with Nick Horan, 'The Homo Poe Show'

    Like/Dislike with Nick Horan, 'The Homo Poe Show'
    Baltimore's Iron Crow Theatre is honoring Edgar Allan Poe with a twist. And Nick Horan will be in the middle of the action. The actor is one of many performing at "The Homo Poe Show," which takes famous Poe text and looks at it through a queer lens....
  • For King Los, a liberated but uncertain future without Bad Boy

    For King Los, a liberated but uncertain future without Bad Boy
    King Los, the Los Angeles-via-Baltimore rapper, made headlines last week when he announced he and his label home, Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records, had separated. “It’s like LeBron without a team,” Shade 45 host...
  • State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans

    State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans
    State officials agreed Wednesday to spend $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation of the central Enoch Pratt Free Library. The move indicates the state will approve additional funding for a $99 million renovation of the 1930s-era,...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The Isadore at Annabel Lee Tavern

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The Isadore at Annabel Lee Tavern
    Annabel Lee Tavern, which celebrated its sixth birthday this past weekend, is well known for its unending dedication to the mythos of Edgar Allan Poe in its decor, atmosphere and oh, yes of course, its cocktail menu. A seasonally rotating selection of...
  • Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
    When the CIA's chief lawyer, John Rizzo, first came across the term "enhanced interrogation technique" shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he was struck by the phrase's deceptive blandness. The words sounded mild, possibly even salutary. But...
  • Get your cold on for Duck Dunk in HdG Saturday

    Brrr dear readers, The Polar Bear Plunge Havre de Grace-style, the Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk, a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department, will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon at the Havre de Grace Yacht Basin's far launch ramp. It's not...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Cryptography 101. Learn techniques for secure communication as practiced in Edgar Allan Poe's...
  • Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore

    Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore
    Brewers, the professionals as well as the amateurs that hoist 5-gallon pots atop apartment-oven burners, come in two varieties, according to Ryan Boddy, one of the co-founders of city-based beer club Baltibrew. There are those that brew beer like cooks,...
  • Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street

    Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street
    "You might call him 'The Leader of the Cult of the Unusual' " —Jules Verne Edgar Allan Poe, whose creepy tales of terror continue to thrill new generations of readers, lived in a crowded household from 1832 to 1835 at what is now 203 N. Amity St....