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  • Flavor to open in old Midtown BBQ and Brew space

    Flavor to open in old Midtown BBQ and Brew space

    Midtown BBQ and Brew (15 E. Centre St., [443] 835-2472, midtownbbqandbrew.com) has shut down, according to a Facebook post on its page Monday. A new restaurant, Flavor, will soon take over the space, offering locally sourced small plates and craft cocktails.

  • Wandering Eye: Liquor board hearings to be broadcast, Boots Riley comes to town, and more

    Wandering Eye: Liquor board hearings to be broadcast, Boots Riley comes to town, and more

    If you are the kind of obsessive community activist who follows liquor board hearings (and, let's face it—who isn't?) then yo'’ll be pleased to know that they are about to be live-streamed on CharmTV.tv (aka Comcast Channel 25 in Baltimore City). Beginning with the Sept. 8 docket, the hearing will...

  • More details on the making of 'Unedited Footage of a Bear'

    More details on the making of 'Unedited Footage of a Bear'

    As part of our story on Adult Swim working with artists from Wham City, we talked with the members of AB Video Solutions about their work for the channel, including the surrealist suburban nightmare "Unedited Footage of a Bear." Some of the details about how they made the video didn't make the...

  • Unpacking the Heroin Task Force's interim report

    Unpacking the Heroin Task Force's interim report

    Five years after addiction treatment officially became "medical treatment" under federal policy, more Marylanders are dying from heroin overdoses than ever, and the state still does not track treatment outcomes adequately.

  • City should ease up on horseback riding

    City should ease up on horseback riding

    Baltimore Twitter blew up on Sunday when images and video clips of two young men riding horses along North Avenue began to appear. This came after Baltimore Police closed down six lanes of Reisterstown Road near Druid Hill Park on Sunday to prevent dirt bikers from riding there, as The Sun reported....

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Wandering Eye: How lead-poisoned Baltimoreans get swindled, update in 'Serial' trial, and more

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Thinking about the ugly baby Jesuses at the Walters Art Museum

Thinking about the ugly baby Jesuses at the Walters Art Museum

Newborn babies are not cute. Anyone who thinks otherwise is either a new parent blinded by affection for their larvae-person, or they're just kidding themselves. So in a sense, the grotesque renderings of the infant Christ in many of the paintings at the Walters Art Museum are more realistic, albeit...

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Charm City Meadworks launches line of canned mead, hosts release party
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