| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A recent Sun editorial linked the planned reopening of the Contemporary Museum with "newly designated arts districts." including the Station North Arts & Entertainment District immediately north of Penn Station ("The Contemporary returns," July 8).
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:04 AM
For decades, the well-heeled and hungry went to the Chesapeake Restaurant at the corner of Charles and Lanvale streets for formally served dinners of charcoal-broiled steaks, unabashedly rich seafood dishes like jumbo crab lumps au gratin and a decadent...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Hurry up and finish, willya?
That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:18 AM
After hearing rave reviews from his friends, Scott Cover decided it was time to try the pizza at Joe Squared himself. But after a lackluster pie and what he considered overpriced beers, Cover felt the popular Station North restaurant had fallen well short...
| Jan 12, 2013
When Vincent Lancisi was 6 years old, his father sat the boy on his lap for a serious conversation.
"Don't ever go into the music business, Vinny," Ben Lancisi told his youngest son. "You'll never make any money in the entertainment industry. And it's...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem.
Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands.
Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:04 AM
If the Bellevederes isn't Baltimore's best soul/R&B band — and it just might be — it's certainly the biggest.
There are 10 people in all, including a horn section and a hype man known as Velvet Johnson (aka Justin Metzger). Technically, they'...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Stacey Chambers has always been on the move. As a child, her nickname was Go Go, because she rarely slowed down.
So it comes as little surprise that Chambers, 31, would wind up running a fashion boutique out of a bus.
Chambers runs Go Go's Retread...
| 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.