Brandon Weigel

Writer

Brandon Weigel is City Paper's web editor. When not writing and editing blogs about breaking news, Baltimore arts, or anything interesting that comes across his desk, he's covering music and culture for the paper or writing his columns on sports, The Undercard, and fast food, Fast Foodie. Before joining City Paper full-time in 2012, Weigel was an editorial aide for The Washington Post's Going Out Guide, where he wrote articles on music and D.C. culture. His work has also appeared in USA Today, SPIN, The Sun, Chicago Reader, Urbanite, and the Baltimore Business Journal.

Recent Articles

  • Hello Kitty: A dog person moves in with a cat

    Hello Kitty: A dog person moves in with a cat

    The Weigels are a dog family generally and a cocker spaniel one specifically. After years of telling me and my sisters they wouldn't get a dog, my parents brought home Goldie, an older cocker whose coat was more ginger than bullion, in 1994. Goldie came to our house from a family that had a bigger...

  • Listen to two "The Marc Steiner Show" segments on Poly's title run and CP's photo essay

    Listen to two "The Marc Steiner Show" segments on Poly's title run and CP's photo essay

    Every week we have someone on staff record a segment for the "Marc Steiner Show" discussing CP's upcoming issue. This past week, however, was a bit special, since our photographer Reginald Thomas II went on air to discuss his photo series on the state-champion Poly boy's basketball team. He was...

  • Devin Allen's 'A Beautiful Ghetto' will get a release event at the Lewis museum

    Devin Allen's 'A Beautiful Ghetto' will get a release event at the Lewis museum

    Devin Allen, the local photographer whose iconic images from the Baltimore Uprising spread across the world and landed on the cover of Time magazine, has a new photography book, "A Beautiful Ghetto," coming out this year. A proper release event was just announced at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum...

  • Premiere: Watch Blacksage's video for 'All Alone,' catch them tonight at Ottobar

    Premiere: Watch Blacksage's video for 'All Alone,' catch them tonight at Ottobar

    "Shivers," Blacksage's third album, was one of our favorites of 2016. But hey, in spite of the prevailing notion to stop thinking about albums after the year-end lists come out, listeners shouldn't sleep on this one. Today we are premiering the video for 'All Alone,' an electro-pop banger about...

  • What is one actually paying for at Le Diner en Blanc?

    What is one actually paying for at Le Diner en Blanc?

    Le Diner en Blanc, an exclusive pop-up picnic in which all attendees dress in white, is coming to Baltimore this summer, The Sun reported last week. A date will be announced in the coming weeks, but as with all Le Diner en Blancs held across the world, the actual location of the outdoor meal will...

  • Questions mount over "Pill City" author's previous reporting

    Questions mount over "Pill City" author's previous reporting

    Amid multiple reviews of older stories written by Kevin Deutsch, a new article questions the validity of sources used by the New York journalist and author of "Pill City," a recently released book that claims to chronicle two young teens who created a drug empire immediately after the Baltimore...

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