Baltimore Valentine’s Day Parties: 3 For and 3 Against 

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 2:45pm

Enchantment Under the Sea (via CityFam)

Enchantment Under the Sea (via CityFam)

catch of the day fish (2)Valentine’s Day falls serendipitously on a weekend this year, but it still can divide an event schedule. Even if the Hallmark side is too inside the box (of chocolates), there are plenty of ways to embrace Valentine’s Day in the city. Some of those include getting in touch with your hatred of the lovey holiday. Here are a half-dozen events happening this weekend: Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Hot Plate: Baltimore’s Valentine’s Week Restaurant Events & Openings

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 1:35pm

A peek at Cosima

A peek at Cosima

This weekend, Baltimore restaurants will be packed with diners with hearts in their eyes and champagne in their glasses. But Valentine’s meals are just the tip of the iceberg in the Baltimore restaurant world this week. We’ve got major openings, theme parties and tastings, celebrations of vegan food…and celebrations of baked goods.

Here’s a glimpse of what’s happening in Baltimore restaurants this week: Read More →


Need Money for Your Neighborhood Event? Apply for a MECU Grant

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 11:59am

The Municipal Employees Credit Union Neighborhood Event Grants return for 2016!  Each year, the program awards cash grants to Baltimore neighborhood associations and community-based non-profit groups for special events.  Thanks to MECU, Baltimore’s credit union, eligible groups can receive up to $1,000 to produce events such as art workshops, back-to-school rallies, block parties, book drives, food drives, health fairs, neighborhood clean-ups and more.  Read More →

Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Have a Cozy Valentine’s Day at Home

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 10:36am



No reservation needed.

Want to treat your Valentine to a romantic dinner? Take your date to the best place in town—your place. Whether you’re an experienced chef or new to cooking, here’s how to make your date night delicious:

  1. Start with a cheese plate. Pair this Valentine’s Day cheese bundle with crackers, jam, and nuts. 
  2. Make dinner together. Pick up a Surf & Turf bundle or choose a dish. Is your Valentine vegetarian? Try this Lemon Pesto Pasta with Edamame.
  3. Cozy up with your favorite romantic comedy and enjoychocolate for dessert.
And, hey, our Valentine’s Day bundles are on sale! Not every day you get a Valentine that’s both romantic and thrifty.

Treat Your Valentine


Featured, Money & Power

Anti-Gerrymander Cause Creates “Rare Alignment in Md. Politics”

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 10:28am

Gov. Larry Hogan delivering his State of the State address.

Gov. Larry Hogan delivering his State of the State address.

Progressive groups are rallying behind Gov. Larry Hogan’s call for redistricting reform in what Red Maryland’s Greg Kline is calling a “rare alignment in Maryland politics,” which “we have never seen before and likely will not see again soon.” Read More →

Real Estate & Home, Sponsored Post

Sunday Open Houses from the Agents of Long and Foster Lake Roland – Feb 14

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 10:00am

BC8745064 - Exterior (Front)

BC8745064          57 Seminary Farm Rd                      Open 12-2

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Featured, Health and Fitness

Hopkins Study Explains Why It’s Hard to Break Bad Habits

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 9:30am


If you’ve already broken your New Year’s resolution to quit smoking/sugar/TV, don’t worry — it’s not your fault! It’s your brain’s fault! Read More →


Baltimore Teen Car Thieves Caught by Bluetooth

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 9:28am

Photo via @tacticalRCE

Photo via @tacticalRCE

Teens aren’t very good at stealing things. Read More →



Friday Morning Headlines: Bernie Sanders Got Married in Baltimore; Howard Delegates Unite Around Criticism of School System; DJ Reggie Reg’s Viewing Soundtracked by Baltimore Club; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 12, 2016 7:00am

Howard delegates unite around public criticism of county’s school system – Baltimore Sun

Community pours out support for fallen Harford sheriff’s deputies – Baltimore Sun

At DJ Reggie Reg’s viewing, a celebratory mood soundtracked by Baltimore club – Baltimore Sun

Bernie Sanders Got Married in Baltimore? Yep. – Baltimore magazine

Hogan introduces $18M supplemental budget for Baltimore blight elimination – BBJ


Thursday Afternoon Headlines: Zika Virus Case in Maryland; Deputies Killed in Shooting Identified; Deep Freeze; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 6:20pm

Harford County Sheriff identifies deputies killed in Wednesday shooting — Baltimore Sun

Baltimore enters deep freeze that could end with snow — Baltimore Sun

Maryland health officials announce first confirmed case of Zika virus — CBS Baltimore

Yovani Gallardo, O’s engaged in serious talks — ESPN

Hogan submits funding to battle Baltimore blight — WBAL

Lawmakers to weigh ban on use of animals in medical research — BBJ



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