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Rolling Stone names Baltimore's Ottobar one of '10 Best Live Music Venues in America'

In a recent article, music and entertainment magazine Rolling Stone did the difficult job of narrowing down hundreds of live music venues and clubs in the country to the 10 best, and a Baltimore music venue made the cut.

Alongside other noteworthy music venues like Austin’s Stubbs, Nashville, Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, Washington, D.C.’

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How the Grinch stole the show in this Baltimore real estate listing

The Grinch may have all the tender sweetness of a seasick crocodile, but prospective home buyers may overlook that when they see the rowhome he’s helping to sell in Hampden.

That’s the hope Berkshire Hathaway’s Dudley Frank team had when they decided to stage a Baltimore home with the green Dr. Seuss character.

In the photos, the green Dr.

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Behind the hidden art of Baltimore's bathroom graffiti

At The Crown in Station North, the main attraction is the music — whether it be a live performance or a DJ spinning. But head to the upstairs bathrooms and you’re bound to find another art form worth taking in.

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DVD rental store Beyond Video to open in Baltimore Friday

Baltimore will be getting back into the movie rental game this weekend.

Beyond Video, a non-profit movie-rental store that’s been years in the making, will have its “soft opening” on Friday, organizers announced on their Facebook page this week. The non-profit, housed in a former record store on Howard Street, will offer movies for a monthly membership fee of $12-$20.

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Baltimore dirt bike rider Chino Braxton auctions custom bike to benefit local STEM program B-360

Local dirt bike rider Pacino “Chino” Braxton, known for his daring dirt bike tricks, is donating his custom bike for a good cause.

Braxton, who is an influencer for Under Armour and has landed a role in the awaited dirt bike movie produced by Will Smith and filmed here in Baltimore, is auctioning off his bike to benefit B-360.

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Middle-Eastern grill, women's boutique slated to open in Marketplace at Fells Point

A women’s boutique and a Middle-Eastern restaurant will open in the Marketplace at Fells Point on South Broadway, according to a news release.

Mint & Major, a 1,717-square-foot store featuring a selection of clothing, jewelry, accessories, beauty items and home and lifestyle brands, is slated to open in the first quarter of 2019 at 612 S. Broadway, according to owners.

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