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  • I Went to Ripley's, Believe It Or Not

    When the ladyfriend asked me out on a date recently and hinted we’d be heading toward the Inner Harbor on our bicycles, I jokingly asked if she was taking me to Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Turns out I was dead right, so there I was, spending my Friday night taking in the exhibits at the Odditorium with the few tourists who somehow managed to tear themselves away from the free show down by the water to pony up the $22.99-$25.99 to see a motley collection of “art” and “artifacts.” “For 10 bucks more you could get into the aquarium,” I thought to myself, and then quickly moved to, “Good lord, shit’s expensive down here.”
  • Melba's Place

    Melba's Place
    3126 Greenmount Ave., (410) 366-6536, melbasplace.com Charles Village is a house divided. Its white residents tend to migrate toward watering holes like Charles Village Pub in the north and the younger, hipper places like P.J.’s Pub and the so-...

    Comings and Goings

    Comings and Goings
    •The Karzai family—owners of The Helmand, Tapas Teatro, and b. Bistro—know a thing or two about running a successful restaurant. So when they announced plans to open a new place in the former location of The Chesapeake, excitement was...

    Cabinets of Curiosities

    Cabinets of Curiosities
    Vanessa White seems pleased as she stands on the sidewalk outside of 1028 South Charles Street in Federal Hill assessing the window display of her store, Vanessa Vintage Treasures. She usually changes the arrangement of Victorian lace, 1960’s Lucite...

    No Trivia: James Nasty, Lor Scoota and Young Moose, Bmore bros go home, and more

    No Trivia: James Nasty, Lor Scoota and Young Moose, Bmore bros go home, and more
    The title of this music column is "No Trivia," which is swiped from a Wu Tang Clan lyric ("Raw, I'm a give to ya, with no trivia") because it's just a cool-ass way of saying, "no bullshit," which is a mission statement when I sit down to type out words...