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  • 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...
  • Cross Street Market

    Despite the fact that it's been a decade since I left South Baltimore, I consider Cross Street my "home" market (1065 S. Charles St.). I spent countless long, hazy weekday afternoons perched on a stool at Nick's Seafood-usually in the company of a few...
  • Faidley's

    Lexington Market, 203 N. Paca St., faidleyscrabcakes.com, (410) 727-4898 No surprises here. Faidley's has long-since cracked the code on the perfect crab cake-it involves huge hunks of delicious hand-picked meat, just the right amount of saltine-and-...
  • Top Ten Indie-Rock, Hip-Hop, Experimental and Avant-Garde, Heavy, Dance , Club , Jazz and Blues, and Country and Folk

    2012 Top Ten Indie-Rock Releases 1. Swans, The Seer (Young God) 2. Frankie Rose, Interstellar (Slumberland) 3. Dirty Projectors, Swing Lo Magellan (Domino) 4. Animal Collective, Centipede Hz. (Domino) 5. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, "Only in My...
  • What's up with hip-hop

    Many Baltimore rappers have sold their mixtapes in Lexington Market, but MC/producer Von Vargas is almost certainly the first to write an album about the historic downtown market. World Famous Lexington Market takes an affectionate but never saccharine...
  • You don't always want to stay with your family or friends when you come to see them-and you don't always want them to stay with you. Whether you're just visiting Baltimore or you have company you cannot abide-you will come to know the city's hotels.

    In the ancient world there were no hotels, so hospitality was a central part of the culture. But today, you don't always want to stay with your family or friends when you come to see them-and you don't always want them to stay with you. Whether you're...
  • Von Vargas' new album pays tribute to an iconic Baltimore landmark

      When Lavonne Smith, a Baltimore rapper and producer who performs under the name Von Vargas, began work on his fourth album, the initial title he had in mind was "Echelon Season." Then hometown pride kicked in and he started to think of an homage...
  • This week's issue of the City Paper offers up our highly anticipated top ten lists

    This week's issue of the City Paper offers up our highly anticipated top ten lists in news, art, books, film, video, food, and music (which, in addition to top ten local and national album releases, offers the top ten lists of our genre box columnists...