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Lexington Market

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  • Lexington Market Utz vendor held in gun case

    The owner of the Lexington Market Utz stand charged with illegal gun sales was denied release Thursday in Baltimore's U.S. District Court. Michael Papantonakis was represented by public defender Joseph Evans, who presented his client as a gun collector...
  • Scharf's History of Baltimore City and County goes Digital

    | Image by From the Kelmscott Book Shop As far as I (and a search of the Pratt's online catalog) know, a trip to the Enoch Pratt's Maryland room was previously the easiest way for Baltimore history geeks to look at a copy of J. Thomas Scharf's exhaustive&...
  • Goodbye Mr. Chips

    | Image by Mel Guapo For pleading guilty to selling guns without a license-including over the counter of the Utz potato-chip stand at Baltimore's Lexington Market-U.S. District Court judge Richard Bennett sentenced 53-year-old Michael Papantonakis...
  • "Chesapeake Inspired" Restaurant Opens in NYC

    Choptank, a new "Chesapeake inspired" restaurant in Greenwich Village, takes its name from the Eastern Shore waterway and its menu (loosely) from Maryland cuisine. In place of rockfish, there's arctic char, which—recent snow craziness...
  • Ten Years Ago in City Paper: April 3, 2002

    The feature, by Andy Markowitz and Tom Scocca, conjures a baseball team comprised of the Baltimore Orioles' most profoundly bad players of all time. In Mobtown Beat: Afefe Tyehimba profiles Fusion Partnership, Inc.'s race-relations efforts; Brennen Jensen...
  • Sun Spotting: UPDATE

    Now that we are set up in our new Calvert St. offices, we're going to be taking a closer look at the doings of our neighbors downstairs. As The Sun reported Friday, on Feb 21, a police officer "forcibly escorted Baltimore Sun photo editor Chris Assaf away...
  • Woody Harrelson bought a Baltimore hotel. What other struggling businesses can we pawn off on celebrities?

    [caption id="attachment_20422" align="alignleft" width="200"] Local savior? (Creative Commons)[/caption] To bring the True Detective news cycle to a close, actor Woody Harrelson bought a stake in the Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells...
  • The Broadway Market

    The Broadway Market (1640-41 Aliceanna St.) in Fells Point has had its share of shuffling in recent years, but the core stalls operating in the South Shed, which reopened after renovations in 2011, represent some of the neighborhood's-and, really, the...
  • Lexington Market

    Lexington Market (400 W. Lexington St.) went from a humble farmers market in the 18th century to being the regional gourmet epicenter in the 19th, and finally (after burning down in the mid-20th) to the largest, most famous, and only privately run...
  • The Avenue Market

    The Avenue Market stands as something of an outpost along the western frontier of North Avenue (1700 Pennsylvania Ave.). In an area with few amenities (can you say "food desert"?), it fulfills the role traditional public markets were invented to serve:...
  • Hollins Market

    For those seeking some history to go with their market fare, Hollins Market (26 S. Arlington Ave.), which is 16 years shy of its bicentennial and, thus, the city's oldest existing market, is the best Baltimore has to offer. The distinction feels obvious...
  • Northeast Market

    Located right up the street from the gargantuan Johns Hopkins Medicine complex, this most recently established of the municipal markets (late 1800s) serves both Hopkins employees and area residents, and is among the lesser-known of the markets outside...