| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:23 AM
No use in sugar-coating this: the week starts slow but finishes strong. But as always, there's plenty of options spanning tons of genres — metal, rap, country, house and more — so let's get down to it:
On Monday, Cincinatti rockers...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:12 PM
Hello, Top Cheffers! Is it just me, or does last week feel like ages ago?Poor Dakota and Nyesha got sent home, Heather took another step toward becoming the least-liked female contestant in “Top Chef” history, and Ty-Lör got his groove back....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:28 PM
"Jersey Shore" Season 5 premieres Thursday, so we asked our staff and guests to reveal which show they think is so done.
"Weeds" started off funny and unique, but quickly ran out of plot lines that didn't feel forced. It's time for Nancy Botwin to end...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Atlanta rapper talks 'TM103,' not making 'Hottest MCs' list
Last week, MTV's hip-hop brain trust revealed its annual "Hottest MCs in the Game" list — seemingly one of the few measuring sticks rap artists take seriously, and thus take issue with...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:13 PM
From the world of rap journalism comes inevitable news for Baltimore rap fans: XXL did not offer local mic-fiends Los and Mullyman spots in this year’s "Freshman 10" issue. After closer examination of the just-released cover(and I really mean...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun:
•••• Erik wrote an in-depth piece on the Baltimore Bartenders' Guild, a newly formed group of like-minded mixologists looking to bring a higher class of cocktails to the area. Erik also...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Fire up that DVR: Here's our picks for Friday-Sunday.
•"NSTF:SD:SUV" (Midnight; Adult Swim): The series premiere of the show (above) that rightfully takes "CSI" and "SUV" and all those other acronym-happy programs down a peg.
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1. Open Ravens Practice
So that 18-day summer training camp that was to be open to the public? Yeah, the Ravens want to make it up to you. They’re hosting an open practice Saturday, with gates open at 9 a.m. followed by practice at 10 (early-ish...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 11:32 AM
The fourth season of 'The Jersey Shore' - in Italy - premieres tonight and producers say it's the craziest shows yet. Somehow, that's not hard to believe.
The cast is back on U.S. soil, though, and already filming the next season from Seaside Heights, N....
| Jun 17, 2009
The sound of music has Michael Phelps back in the endorsement business, just months after a tabloid photo of him holding a bong caused the loss of one sponsor and earned him a three-month suspension from USA Swimming.
Phelps, 23, has signed a multiyear...
| Aug 20, 2008
It was one of the first questions fans started asking after Michael Phelps achieved the improbable feat of winning eight gold medals in one Olympics: What will he be worth?
Companies are already lining up to hand Phelps millions of dollars to associate...