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  • Charles Village Festival, Baltimore Pride, Maryland State Fair, and more.

    Hare Krishna Rathayatra Chariot Parade And Festival of India, noon-6 p.m. May 26, McKeldin Square, Pratt and Light streets, festivalofindia.org. ISKON Baltimore holds its 11th-annual Rathayatra festival in McKeldin Square. A parade kicks off the...
  • Quaint county pub wows with creative, locally sourced cuisine

    Recently, a German friend was trying to come up with an English phrase to describe the delight when something is much better than anticipated-a positive twist on the idea of "bait and switch." I couldn't think of a colloquialism beyond "pleasantly...
  • Monkton's Millstone Cellars makes its debut

    Just a few weeks ago, I was at some holiday party of the not-very-interesting variety. Then a guest opened a bottle of cider they'd brought-Millstone Cellars' Ciderberry blend-and things suddenly got very interesting. The clear, carnelian liquid was...
  • Loyola prof chronicles wine's shifting cultural cachet

    A yuppie-type lives near Hampden, decides to go out for dinner, and moseys over to the Avenue. She surveys her options: cheap and plentiful bar food at dimly lit Frazier's; trendy fare at the bustling Food Market; tried-and-true favorites at kitschy...
  • Creative differences, Weird wines, and Green gobbles

    Creative differences Running the restaurant at the Creative Alliance was a little more chaotic than husband-wife team Winston Blick and Cristin Dadant, owners of Hamilton's Clementine restaurant and the Green Onion grocery anticipated. The couple launched...
  • Jesse Sandlin goes whole hog with Oliver Speck's

    The bottles of fine wine cradled in the racks lining the walls at the new Oliver Speck's Eats and Drinks (507 S. Exeter St., [410] 528-8600) are slowly but surely being replaced by Ball jars crammed with pickled things-peppers, beets, green beans, and the...
  • The French would have you believe champagne is the "real" stuff and will charge you a premium for its prestige.

    My late father-in-law and I were members of a frugal fellowship. "I don't mind paying for something," he'd say, "but I hate getting victimized." He loathed seasonal purchasing imperatives-posies on Valentine's Day, say-and the dark specter of price-...
  • City Paper's 13th Annual Poetry Contest

    She smelled like Sunday Penance Communion Holy wine She talked like Show me your wrist Trust me There are bees in this hot church that The ceiling fans will aggravate Carve your name into the wooden pew Right below mine With Jesus fresh in...
  • Annex Theater's new play goes to the origins of Greek drama

    Two Suns over Thebes Translated and adapted from Euripides' Bacchae by Alex Hacker Through Nov. 10 at Annex Theater Greek tragedy, as far as we can tell, originated out of the dithyramb, a choral song to the god of tragedy and wine, Dionysus. And so...
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's outdoor setting breathes new life into old vampire

    Dracula By Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, and Bram Stoker Directed by Scott Alan Small Through Oct. 31 at Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park Bring wine and cheese-or, you know, candy corn and Twix-to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's...
  • Also featuring: 2012 Top Twelve Wines

    1. The Fork and Wrench (2322 Boston St., [443] 759-9360, theforkandwrench.com) The huge corner rowhouse on Boston Street that was once the Good Love, and more recently Pur Lounge, took a long time for the owners of F&W to finally get right, but get it...
  • Station North staple returns, recreating classic dishes for more modern palates

    Just about every community has its Chesapeake (1701 N. Charles St., 410-547-2760, thechesapeakebaltimore.com), a white-tablecloth place where Mom would order an Old-Fashioned and every plate came with a side of glistening buttered carrots and khaki-...