| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Judging by this week's nightlife offerings, Thursday has the most talent. If you missed out on Guns N' Roses tickets (sorry Axl enthusiasts, if you lost out on tickets), there's Rick Ross, Islands and White Life to choose from. But there are plenty of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Note: The music video above contains explicit language.
Although it dropped in September, this loose track from Baltimore rapper Al Great recently got the video treatment, and it excels without much flash. "Pray I Make It" finds Al rapping in a stairwell...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Last week, MTV'ship-hop brain trust revealed its annual "Hottest MCs in the Game" list — apparently one of the few measuring sticks most rap artists take seriously — and Young Jeezy was conspicuously missing.
Excluding the Atlanta rap veteran...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Ikaros is in its new home. The new location opened very quietly on Aug. 3, according to Xenophon Kohilas, who co-owns the restaurant with his brother.
Ikaros didn't have far to move — just one block up Eastern Avenue. But because the Kohilas family...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:46 PM
A decade after graduating from Baltimore’s Gilman School, some alumni might be vaulting up the ladder in careers as executives or politicians. But Brian Sher, Class of ‘86, was looking at the lowest rung — starting out as a trainee in...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 11:00 AM
I thought that this episode should have been named something like "Crocodiles, Monkeys and Deer, Oh My!" Take that down, MTV!
Because honestly, that was the only entertaining part of the episode for me.
Imagine spring break in Cancun: the blue water,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The mourners wore blue nail polish, blue-striped ties, blue jewelry and crisp blue dress shirts. Blue hoodies and blue hair bands.
Blue was Grace McComas' favorite color, so that's what mourners at her visitation wore Friday in memory of the 15-year-...
| 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...