We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.
For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news, exclusives, shameless Google bait - see Nancy Pelosi, Victoria's Secret posts - and concert reviews. And, they cover a variety of topics, from sports and the business of nightlife to developments in the world of beer and up-to-date news on music.
The top 25 has been separated into most-read posts and most-seen photo galleries.
1. Are the Terps' new helmets too much like those by Charm City Roller Girls?
2. Review: U2 at M&T Bank Stadium June 22
3. Kooper's Tavern sued by Baltimore County man
4. Update: Sonar closes; status of upcoming shows is unclear
5. Starscape Festival announces 2011 lineup: Steve Aoki, Bassnectar, Zeds Dead
6. After fatal accident in West Virginia, All Good Music Festival moves to Ohio
7. Joe Squared, Leinenkugel's Beer Hall to join Power Plant Live
8. Did Nancy Pelosi break bread with Matt Damon at U2 show?
9. Hammerjacks comeback planned
10. Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2011 set times announced
11. Nacho Mama's taps one of the first kegs of Natty Boh in 15 years
12. Baltimore Police sued for $420,000 over "unlawful arrest" by Don't Know Tavern chef
13. Kanye, Jay-Z, Nicki and Maroon 5: Grading the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show performances
14. Sade kicks off her American tour in spectacular fashion at Baltimore's 1st Mariner
15. Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene
Here are the ten most-seen photo galleries of the year:
at 1st Mariner Arena
For 2010's most read posts, click