Black Friday Sale: Get 75% off a digital subscription

Hollins Market

Laid-back bar Shakers a nice fit in Pigtown

Laid-back bar Shakers a nice fit in Pigtown

There's plenty to debate about Baltimore's bar scene. But what can't be denied, particularly if you prefer taverns and pubs to nightclubs, is how rich it is with options.

Motivated imbibers can easily plan entire weekends with different nights out without repeating locations, neighborhoods or concepts.

Karaoke and Belgian beers one night, a speakeasy doing updated classic cocktails the next. Here, brunch crawls are actually things. Choosing which new spots to visit can feel like filling out a page of hangover-inducing Mad Libs.

It's undoubtedly exciting, and occasionally exhausting. (I understand any eye-rolls, and agree that this is not really a problem.) But maybe...