A look at the bad beer bill passed by the Maryland House of Delegates

The Maryland House of Delegates unanimously passed a bill that some say will take the legs out from underneath the recently resurgent local brewing scene.

How did this happen? Let's break it down.

Currently, local breweries are only allowed to sell up to 500 barrels a year for on-site consumption.

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The scene at O'Flynn's in 'Free Brooklyn' during St. Patrick's Day

Protest songs of the Irish Republican Army drift through the speakers and smooth pints of the Guinness are passed down the bar to beard-y patrons lined up at O'Flynn's for the St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

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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 not be announced until the day of. Quelle surprise!

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There are still a few tickets left for Cosmic Cocktail

Our annual guide to the city's dining scene, Eat, is on stands now (go get one!) along with our issue taking readers inside the kitchen at Brewer's Art

And each time City Paper puts this guide out we host the Cosmic Cocktail Party to showcase some of the best food and drink around town. This year's party, happening tomorrow (!), is once again at the American Visionary Art Museum, from 7-10 p.m.

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Reacting to the BBJ's story on Jimmy's going upscale with GIFs
Sagamore Spirit set to open Port Covington distillery in April

Sagamore Spirit, Kevin Plank's Maryland-style rye whiskey, is set to open a distillery in Port Covington on April 21, the company announced earlier today.

Like many craft whiskeys, Sagamore is currently distilled in Indiana and then sent to Baltimore where it is cut to proof with spring water from Sagamore Farm, Plank's county horse farm, and bottled and labeled.

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