Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

Baltimore's New Deal could remake the city, but might be going away

Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel...  more...

Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year

Remembering the 233 killed in anti-transgender violence last year

Two lines of people holding unlit candles stretched down the long center aisle at the First...  more...

Ware House 518 has plenty of potential, but some of its attempts at creativity fall flat

Ware House 518 has potential, but some of its attempts fall flat

We were surprised the first time we walked into Ware House 518 (518 N. Charles St., [443] 869-3381,...  more...

Straight Outta Gaithersburg: Logic apes the mainstream and breaks through, but what does that mean for Baltimore hip-hop?

Logic breaks through, but what does that mean for Baltimore hip-hop?

Lyrical rapper Logic, who released his debut album “Under Pressure” on historic hip-hop...  more...

After more than a decade, Jeffrey Kent closes SubBasement Studios

After more than a decade, Jeffrey Kent closes SubBasement Studios

In paint-splattered, brown work boots, clean black jeans, and a black Andy Warhol T-shirt (neatly...  more...

Formerly homeless, Jerrie Olds gives back as chef at My Sister's Place

Formerly homeless, Jerrie Olds gives back as chef at My Sister's Place

Jerrie Olds sits at a vinyl-covered table for six in a large room full of other, empty, tables...

Ask a Cop: On 311, the reason behind having rear lights on, dog training, more

Ask a Cop: On 311, the reason behind having rear lights on, dog training, more

This week we introduce a new column, in which readers submit questions for Baltimore Police...

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Serial, BPD, The BMA, more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Serial, BPD, The BMA, more

The BMA - This week the Baltimore Museum of Art re- opens its American Wing after a $7.9 million renovation, part of a broader $28 million...

Murder Ink

Murder Ink

Three more murders were added to the tally this week, but we're 22 behind last year's count by this date. Saturday, Nov. 15 - Albert McCoy,...

The Mail

The Mail

Record This - I read the article "Body Cameras" (Mobtown Beat, Nov. 5), and I am disgusted that the camera keeps a rolling 30 seconds of...

The first part of the final 'Hunger Games' movie gets real, goes meta

The first part of the final 'Hunger Games' movie gets real, goes meta

All work and no play makes Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) go crazy. In truth, the heroine...

'The Conformist,' a ridiculously gorgeous movie about a twisted little shit

'The Conformist,' a ridiculously gorgeous movie about a twisted little shit

A beautiful irony lies in the fact that one of cinema’s great creeps skulks through one of the most exquisitely...

Gamer's Grammar: World building and the nemesis system in 'Middle-Earth: Shadow or Mordor'

Gamer's Grammar: World building and the nemesis system in 'Middle-Earth: Shadow or Mordor'

As a fiction writer, I am most interested in world-building. Last year, I was bowled over by Irrational Game’s...

"Whiplash" is like "Black Swan" with more hot jazz drumming

"Whiplash" is like "Black Swan" with more hot jazz drumming

Hey, remember the major motion picture “Black Swan”? If you enjoyed that movie as a Psychological Drama, or...

Straight Outta Gaithersburg: Logic apes the mainstream and breaks through, but what does that mean for Baltimore hip-hop?

Straight Outta Gaithersburg: Logic apes the mainstream and breaks through, but what does that mean for Baltimore hip-hop?

Lyrical rapper Logic, who released his debut album “Under Pressure” on historic hip-hop...

Polaris, 'The Adventures of Pete and Pete' house band are back for the first time

Polaris, 'The Adventures of Pete and Pete' house band are back for the first time

Consider the strange, rather adorable case of New Haven, Connecticut one-off band Polaris. It...

Booed Music: Tarotplane, Nerftoss, Odwalla88, more

Booed Music: Tarotplane, Nerftoss, Odwalla88, more

Clarinetist Mick Ricereto is an interior and product designer by trade and his online portfolio finds grand statements in clean lines....

Listening Party: Roomrunner's 'Separate'

Listening Party: Roomrunner's 'Separate'

Baltimore needs to ask herself, “Were the ’90s actually as good as I remember them?” It seems like...

After more than a decade, Jeffrey Kent closes SubBasement Studios

After more than a decade, Jeffrey Kent closes SubBasement Studios

In paint-splattered, brown work boots, clean black jeans, and a black Andy Warhol T-shirt (neatly...

Conflicts of Interest: I used to be smarter

Conflicts of Interest: I used to be smarter

I was already half-drunk by the time I met filmmaker

Conflicts of Interest: Talking about money

Conflicts of Interest: Talking about money

At the same time that I was reading Cory Doctorow’...

'Lunch Poems' by Baltimore-born Frank O'Hara turns 50

'Lunch Poems' by Baltimore-born Frank O'Hara turns 50

Frank O’Hara wrote that his theory of poetry—a theory that he dubbed "Personism" in a...

Cory Doctorow's "Information Doesn't Want To Be Free" presents his most dystopian sci-fi yet and it's nonfiction

Cory Doctorow's "Information Doesn't Want To Be Free" presents his most dystopian sci-fi yet and it's nonfiction

In his new book “Information Doesn’t Want to be Free: Laws for the Internet Age,”...

John Dermot Woods' "The Baltimore Atrocities" details human depravity in a fictionalized Baltimore

John Dermot Woods' "The Baltimore Atrocities" details human depravity in a fictionalized Baltimore

Senior year of high school. Lunch. Two hot dogs and a bag of Wise potato chips on the table in...

Arena Players produce James Baldwin's 'The Amen Corner'

Arena Players produce James Baldwin's 'The Amen Corner'

It can be difficult to find subtlety on the stage. After all, there are no close-ups, no cuts, none...

New company delivers with the rarely-performed Shakespeare play, 'Coriolanus'

New company delivers with the rarely-performed Shakespeare play, 'Coriolanus'

There are reasons that “Coriolanus” is one of William Shakespeare’s least-...

Peter Davis highlights process of the playwright in "Parlor Plays"

Peter Davis highlights process of the playwright in "Parlor Plays"

The tattered corpse of a Victorian love seat hangs from the ceiling. Hardback books line the walls,...

Ware House 518 has plenty of potential, but some of its attempts at creativity fall flat

Ware House 518 has plenty of potential, but some of its attempts at creativity fall flat

We were surprised the first time we walked into Ware House 518 (518 N. Charles St., [443] 869-3381,...

NuBohemia is more than your average coffee shop

NuBohemia is more than your average coffee shop

42 W. Biddle St., (919) 408-7723, Facebook.com/NuBohemia

Brokeass Gourmet: Acorn Squash Stuffed with Kale, Cranberries, and Goat Cheese

Brokeass Gourmet: Acorn Squash Stuffed with Kale, Cranberries, and Goat Cheese

There’s something essentially comforting to me about harvest time.

At a once-dive-bar location, Bar Liquorice elevates casual fare

At a once-dive-bar location, Bar Liquorice elevates casual fare

We are not ones to usually start our dinner with a bowl full of sweetness. But on a recent visit to...

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): What exactly do you believe in? What’s your philosophy of life? Do...

Mr. Wrong: You should totally fucking holiday anyway you want, man

Mr. Wrong: You should totally fucking holiday anyway you want, man

Now is The Holidays! It is easy to see how you might feel like you can’t do anything about...

Savage Love: Sticking Points

Savage Love: Sticking Points

Sticking Points

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Someone on Reddit.com posed the question, “What have you always...

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