| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Well folks, spring is officially upon us and it's time to start wetting our whistles with some light, fun, refreshing drinks that are more conducive to outdoor frolicking than hermiting next to an open hearth or space heater.
And what better liquor to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Here's an all-too common scenario at a bar: A random topic — be it essential new-wave albums or Martin Scorsese's best films — comes up and an expert suddenly emerges. The know-it-all rapidly cites a dizzying array of research and anecdotes,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
At first glance, the Metro Gallery's Saturday night bill seems like an odd pairing: Dope Body — one of Baltimore's noisiest, most abrasive bands in years — and Mykki Blanco, a gender-bending, impressively nimble rapper from New York.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Homes, offices and shops would sprout around Baltimore's Penn Station under a preliminary plan developed for Amtrak for the midtown site.
The national passenger railroad tapped Beatty Development, the Baltimore-based developer responsible for Harbor...
| Oct 28, 2012
From his seat in a darkened theater, the 14-year-old boy told the performers and his fellow audience members something that had been bugging him for a long time.
"Adults think that kids don't know when there's a problem, but we do," he said, after...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:04 PM
After nearly a decade of winning over local and out-of-town crowds as the lead singer of Fools & Horses, singer-songwriter Matt Hutchison suddenly became a solo act after the band broke up in October 2011.
Since then, he's played wherever they'll have...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:55 AM
When Andrea Nugent visited family and friends in her native Philippines in 2010, it was her first visit in three decades — and the first visit ever for her American-born daughter, Michelle.
For Michelle Nugent, one of the most memorable sights of...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Dan Deacon is obsessed with the apocalypse.
From a dilapidated couch in his Station North practice space, the city's most well known electronic musician and composer quickly rattles off grim crises: the United States' "growing military stronghold," drone...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:29 PM
With more than 50 local bands performing all around Station North and Mount Vernon this weekend, Scapescape is one of Baltimore's premier events to better understand the hype surrounding its diverse arts and music scenes. (It's also a bit intimidating....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Timothy D. Armbruster oversaw $80 million worth of philanthropic investments in Baltimore neighborhoods and projects during more than three decades steering the Goldseker Foundation, but a small one -- for $3,500 -- stands out as one of his favorites....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Musicians collaborate all the time; so do actors. But artists, not really — and that goes double for street art, where making an individual mark is the name of the game.
That's why one of Baltimore's best-known street artists had to try it.
| Sep 20, 2012
The City Arts Apartments are full of artists who live and work in the Baltimore complex, built on what long had been a vacant lot in a very vacant neighborhood. But a sudden gap in its development financing almost kept the project from getting off the...