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  • The Pita and the Pendulum: Lebanese Taverna hosts party for Poe House

    The Pita and the Pendulum: Lebanese Taverna hosts party for Poe House
    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,...
  • Halloween: Party on the weekend, order in on Monday

    Halloween: Party on the weekend, order in on Monday
    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...
  • Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash

    Halloween gathering at Westminster Hall raises spirit of Poe, and some cash
    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...
  • Baltimore's true identity: black history

    Baltimore's true identity: black history
    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...
  • Poe House benefit concert set for Washington

    Poe House benefit concert set for Washington
    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...
  • Wallace Coberg, filmmaker

    Wallace Coberg, filmmaker
    Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63. Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
  • HDNet's 'Drinking Made Easy' bar crawls through Baltimore

    HDNet's 'Drinking Made Easy' bar crawls through Baltimore
    When Zane Lamprey travels, his version of sightseeing involves barhopping and trying out the local specialties in beer and cocktails. Lamprey is the host of "Drinking Made Easy," a travel show on HDNet that does for bar crawls what Anthony Bourdain's "No...
  • The Gold Bug, Annabel Lee Tavern

    The Gold Bug, Annabel Lee Tavern
    Fall — finally! I, for one, am in desperate need of a crisp, warm, comforting cocktail to ring in the cooler weather. Think spicy, rich flavors, lush, dark cognacs, seasonal apple and pumpkin accents, a touch of mystery. If you're craving a good...
  • T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride

    T-shirts celebrate inside jokes and ironic civic pride
    Andy York recently bought a T-shirt that captures how he feels about his city. The design includes various implements of violence that include brass knuckles, a switchblade, a noose and a brick in the shape of a heart. "It all comes down to self-...
  • Plight of Baltimore's Poe House attracts national attention

    Plight of Baltimore's Poe House attracts national attention
    Native Londoner Kimberly Marie Freeman lives and works 200 miles north of Baltimore, but she's enthusiastically joining the effort to save one of the city's cultural treasures. Shutting the Edgar Allan Poe House, she says with a hint of exasperation,...
  • 'The Raven' actor in town at Poe site

    'The Raven' actor in town at Poe site
    James McTeigue and Luke Evans, the director and co-star of the upcoming film "The Raven," laid a wreath at the grave site of Edgar Allan Poe Friday afternoon, to commemorate the 162nd anniversary of the author's death in Baltimore. McTeigue ("V for...
  • Ravens could keep Poe House open ever more

    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...