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  • Let's Go To The Hop

    Let's Go To The Hop
    Stained-glass windows line the walls of a former church, built in the 1870s, in Pigtown, but the purple and magenta silks hanging from the rafters indicate that it isn’t exactly serving an ecclesiastical purpose these days. Still, the people who dance at the Mobtown Ballroom, which occupies the space, approach it with something akin to religious devotion. Nina Gilkenson, one half of the duo that owns the dance hall, is careful to be respectful of the original designs, though she is the first to admit that she and co-owner Michael Seguin are not knowledgeable of all of the religious significance.
  • Do The Limbo

    Do The Limbo
    At dusk on the autumnal Equinox, Valeska Populoh watches as two African-American men wearing lanterns on their heads sit high up on big-hooved horses. She turns back toward the crowd as the horses start to walk, turning to follow the shiny black buggies,...

    Best Swing Night

    861 Washington Blvd., (443) 699-3040, Looking to do some dancing that doesn’t involve fist-pumping to Iggy Azalea or Calvin Harris? If so, you should check out Mobtown Ballroom, where every Monday and Friday night it holds a...

    Best Actually Useful Group Fitness Class

    900 E. 33rd St., (410) 889-9662, The Y asked Miss Linda if she could sub in to teach line dancing for a couple of months, and though all she knew was the Wobble, she said, ‘Sure, why not?’ Five years later she is still learning...

    Stripping Away Debt

    Stripping Away Debt
    At 10 p.m. or so on a given Saturday night, around the same time my friends were leaving for some party or another, I threw one more pair of heels into an enormous duffle bag already blooming with black lace, makeup, and stray dollar bills. As they pre-...