We all know Ocean City as Maryland's home to the beach, the Boardwalk, mini golf, Thrasher's fries, and much more. But during one weekend in October, this vacation destination becomes the playground of car enthusiasts with tricked-out Volkswagens, Audis, and other cars.Read more
Shortly after the Baltimore Brew broke the story that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had banned WYPR reporter P. Kenneth Burns from the weekly press conferences she holds after the Board of Estimates meeting, I sent Anthony McCarthy, her Director of Public Affairs, a series of questions.Read more
The Orioles are auctioning off a bunch of jerseys from their recent Wild Card game against the Blue Jays, including a "game-used" one from ace closer Zach Britton.
Britton, as you no doubt recall, was infamously not used by manager Buck Showalter in the team's extra-innings 5-2 loss, drawing a ton of criticism from baseball scribes and sports show talking heads.Read more
Baltimore will receive federal funds to create and restore green space, monitor water quality, and start educational programs, the White House announced today.
Among the initiatives is the creation of the country's first Village Blue Project, providing real-time information about the water quality in the Jones Falls River as monitored by the EPA and U.S. Geological Survey.Read more
Some genius thought it would be a good idea to have the Baltimore Running Festival, aka the marathon, and Fleet Week, a gathering of ships, sailors, aerial shows, and other military stuff, during the same weekend. And that's this weekend, namely Saturday, when both overlap.
Typically, we at City Paper are pretty enthusiastic about encouraging our readers to explore Baltimore.Read more
Our State of the Arts Issue is on stands now, and as the introduction states, "This issue is about 'building scene' and the best way to illustrate that is to allow the artists to tell their story in their own words or through their art."Read more