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  • 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...
  • Chasin' the Gram

    Chasin' the Gram
    The English 101 class I teach at Coppin is the shit. Technology is on point, we have the latest everything, and my students are amazing. I assign hot contemporary books—right now we're reading Buck by MK Asante and just finished Jay-Z's Decoded....
  • MISTLE-ANEOUS

    MISTLE-ANEOUS
     $1 or Less Days. For less than $1, visit downtown museums and attractions, including the Babe Ruth Museum, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Christmas Village in Baltimore, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, Historic Ships in Baltimore, the Jewish Museum of...
  • Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    “Baltimore,” the song by Randy Newman from the 1970s, features a hooker, a drunk, and a refrain—“Man, it’s hard just to live”—that struck enough of a chord with the likes of Nils Lofgren, Nina Simone, David Gray,...
  • Market Value

    Market Value
    Walk into Reading Terminal Market, an enclosed public market in downtown Philadelphia, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by an assortment of rich smells and bright colors. You’ll see fresh produce and sushi, specialty cheeses, artisanal...
  • At last night's rally protesting the deaths of Tyrone West and Mike Brown, a call for police accountability

    At last night's rally protesting the deaths of Tyrone West and Mike Brown, a call for police accountability
    For more than a year the family of Tyrone West, a 44-year-old African-American man who died in a police confrontation on July 18, 2013, has staged a protest and rally each Wednesday night in front of City Hall and/or the Baltimore State's Attorney's...
  • A celebration of and complete guide to Baltimore City Public Markets

    It was 1763-exactly 250 years ago-when the first Baltimore City Public Market opened at Baltimore and Gay streets. That original market, which was constructed entirely of wood and predated the United States of America, is long since gone, but the...
  • 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...