| Oct 10, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It would seem that the Baltimore Ravens would be the ideal source of the ongoing financial support needed by the Edgar Allan Poe House ("Plight of city's Poe House draws national attention," Oct. 7).
The tie in is obvious, of benefit to both the museum...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Think actress Drew Barrymore has had a pretty wild life? You should hear the stories about her granddad, stage and screen actor John Barrymore, whose life makes ol' Drew's look positively dull.
The elder Barrymore's story will be newly laid out for all...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 12:45 PM
The Lebanese Taverna is hosting a Halloween party on Saturday night to benefit the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. The evening includes hors d'ouevres, a costume contest, dancing and silent auction.
Tickets to Edgar Allan Poe's Halloween Party are $25,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:59 AM
To watch the Ravens and be surrounded by some history, go to the Horse You Came In On Saloon.
The Fells Point bar is said to be among the oldest in the city, dating to 1775. According to its website, the owners even claim to be the "oldest continually...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:48 AM
Halloween falls on Monday in 2011, just like Valentines Day did. That should be a good thing for bars and restaurants. Halloween itself tends to keep potential diners in their homes, waiting for trick-or-treaters, but the weekend brings out folks...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:19 PM
If you want to experience the work of street artist Gaia in its full scruffy glory, see it in the wild.
Drive south down North Collington Avenue, past Biddle and Eager and Chase. You will despair of spotting anything fresh in one blighted block after...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 8:14 PM
A gal with a meat cleaver embedded in her head. A living skeleton. Lots of witches, with pointy hats and long noses. And plenty of guys dressed like your host for the evening, the estimable author and, though dead for 162 years, favorite son of old...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:00 AM
A new vision for our city in the 21st century is sorely lacking from the discourse in the Baltimore City mayor's race.
Sure, lowering property taxes is a good idea, but it is not a game changer — even if it could be done without slashing city...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:06 AM
A quartet of Washington-area bands is planning an Oct. 7 concert to benefit Baltimore's beleaguered Poe House.
The concert, set for the 162nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death, will feature the bands Lenorable, Nunchucks, Dance for the Dying and...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Even in a city defiantly proud of its quirks, the Poe Toaster stood out.
Every year for more than half a century, in the early-morning hours of Jan. 19, a mysterious figure would quietly leave three roses and a half-emptied bottle of cognac on the...