Hired by Weller Development Co., the real estate firm spearheading Port Covington, Chip Watkins began hosting pop-up entertainment events early last month at 200 E. Cromwell St., a Baltimore space known as The Field.
InfieldFest was touted by organizers as a refreshed event, with a smarter layout to promote watching and betting on races, and a “megastage” to serve as a focal point. The execution was overshadowed by conditions that left no one safe from having their shoes and feet — at the least — covered in mud
In recent years, the Preakness Infield has felt like a standalone concert and all-day drinking party for millennials, curiously placed next to one of the biggest horse races in the world. But on Saturday, InfieldFest will see major changes designed to bridge that generational gap.
Before her first restaurant not in Las Vegas — GDL Italian by Giada — opens to the public inside Horseshoe Casino, Giada De Laurentiis and her staff present dishes from the menu during a preview event.