The Influence of Anxiety: Dan Deacon riffs on mortality, his new album 'Gliss Riffer,' and the Bill Murray video that changed his life

Dan Deacon talks mortality, music, and Bill Murray

Dan Deacon pulls open two unassuming, boarded and chained-up doors to reveal his Charles Street...  more...

A campaign to undermine a controversial Baltimore waste-burning power plant appears to be working

Campaign against waste-burning power plant seems to be working

In 2010, the Albany, New York-based company Energy Answers (EA) got the green light from Maryland authorities...  more...

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With raconteur driving instructor 'Mr. Wigs,' the journey counts as much as the destination

Meet raconteur driving instructor 'Mr. Wigs'

Mr. Wigs is a man in motion. Few know the streets of North Baltimore better. Like Mark Twain...  more...

Banditos changes its menu for the better, but then changes it again with disappointing results

Federal Hill's Banditos changes its menu then changes it again

Banditos has been hawking tacos and tequila in Federal Hill since 2012. While we recognize both...  more...

Deep currents run through Anne Tyler's new novel, 'A Spool of Blue Thread'

Deep currents run through Anne Tyler's 'A Spool of Blue Thread'

It would be easy to dismiss Anne Tyler’s “A Spool of Blue Thread” (Knopf) as...  more...

DIY Kitchen: Pasta Alla Carbonara that'll impress a one-night stand

DIY Kitchen: Pasta Alla Carbonara that'll impress a one-night stand

Ah, carbonara, one of my all-time favorites. Simple yet composed, cheap, quick, pretty easy but...  more...

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Exile On Charles Street: Restaurateur Qayum Karzai's life is split between Baltimore and his native Afghanistan

Exile On Charles Street: Restaurateur Qayum Karzai's life is split between Baltimore and his native Afghanistan

Last September, Hamid Karzai, the outgoing president of Afghanistan, made a number of disparaging remarks about U.S....

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The Influence of Anxiety: Dan Deacon riffs on mortality, his new album 'Gliss Riffer,' and the Bill Murray video that changed his life

The Influence of Anxiety: Dan Deacon riffs on mortality, his new album 'Gliss Riffer,' and the Bill Murray video that changed his life

Dan Deacon pulls open two unassuming, boarded and chained-up doors to reveal his Charles Street...

A Dog In the Fight: Baltimore's enforcement of animal-cruelty laws is getting some bite

A Dog In the Fight: Baltimore's enforcement of animal-cruelty laws is getting some bite

Last March, the door of a vacant house at 6203 York Road in Baltimore was forced open by police...

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Military retirees have it pretty good, so why does Gov. Hogan want to cut their taxes?

Military retirees have it pretty good, so why does Gov. Hogan want to cut their taxes?

If Gov. Larry Hogan gets his way, James M. Drake will get to retire free of state income tax. Hogan...

Annapolis considers tossing the state-run, scandal-plagued Baltimore City Detention Center back into the city's hands

Annapolis considers tossing the state-run, scandal-plagued Baltimore City Detention Center back into the city's hands

State Del. John Cluster (R-Baltimore County) and state Sen. Michael Hough (R-Carroll and...

A campaign to undermine a controversial Baltimore waste-burning power plant appears to be working

A campaign to undermine a controversial Baltimore waste-burning power plant appears to be working

In 2010, the Albany, New York-based company Energy Answers (EA) got the green light from Maryland authorities...

Greg Hudack keeps Baltimore's pianos sounding right

Greg Hudack keeps Baltimore's pianos sounding right

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  • Search and Enjoy: The casual exploration of HD Sunrise

    Wilson Kemp and Peter Tran, aka the bucolic electronics duo HD Sunrise, are extremely chill—and not simply because it’s below freezing on the Saturday...

Strum Und Twang: Fuck Father John Misty, fuck Bob Dylan, listen to Zane Campbell

Strum Und Twang: Fuck Father John Misty, fuck Bob Dylan, listen to Zane Campbell

 
The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

 
Hey DJ: Animal Collective, Save Your Soul, Sweater Weather Tour, more

Hey DJ: Animal Collective, Save Your Soul, Sweater Weather Tour, more

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Economy, power, and sexual dynamics that might surprise Freud in David Cronenberg's latest, 'Maps To The Stars'

Economy, power, and sexual dynamics that might surprise Freud in David Cronenberg's latest, 'Maps To The Stars'

Early on in David Cronenberg’s “Maps to the Stars” Benjie Weiss (Evan Bird), a...

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