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  • New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market

    New projects abound in Baltimore's challenging hotel market
    The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
  • Daniel Craig and Jude Law's awkward Baltimore conversation

    Daniel Craig and Jude Law's awkward Baltimore conversation
    Baltimore has been the backdrop for so many historic moments -- the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner, Edgar Allan Poe's last bar crawl. Now, we can add another to the list. It was here, in 2005, that the love triangle among British actors Daniel...
  • Ballet Theatre stretches its wings with ambitious 'Swan Lake'

    Ballet Theatre stretches its wings with ambitious 'Swan Lake'
    Ballet Theatre of Maryland is starting its 2014 season in history-making fashion, offering its first full-length production of "Swan Lake" in three performances over the Feb. 21-23 weekend at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Artistic director Dianna...
  • Craft Council show features charms for Charm City

    Craft Council show features charms for Charm City
    Christina Goodman's hand-painted raven faces left in strict profile, and despite the miniature scale carries the flavor of Renaissance portraiture in the sober expression and fine detail. It's one of her contributions to a small collection of handmade...
  • Handel Choir celebrates Baltimore with new concert

    Handel Choir celebrates Baltimore with new concert
    The 79-year-old Handel Choir of Baltimore has made a point of honoring its namesake every year with a performance of the oratorio "Messiah." But on Saturday at Old St. Paul's, the chorus will focus on the "Baltimore" portion of its name with a concert...
  • 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,...
  • '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....
  • But can I get married here?

    These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....
  • 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...
  • Poe manuscript fetches $300,000 in auction

    Poe manuscript fetches $300,000 in auction
    If you've got any Edgar Allan Poe manuscripts lying around, this may be a good time to sell them. A copy of Poe's poem "The Conqueror Worm," hand-written and signed by the author, sold for $300,000 Saturday -- about $280,000 more than the New England...
  • 'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says

    'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says
    Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?" The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...