Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Sagamore Pendry Restaurant Opens, Clementine Brunch Returns, Cafe Cito and Bel-Loc Close

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 24, 2017 10:00am

Order & Chaos will celebrate National Waffle Day (March 25) with free waffle toppings.

Spring is here, Baltimore, and with it, tons of restaurant news, from the opening of a swanky new chop house to the return of a beloved brunch to food-related classes popping up all over town. Here’s a look at what Baltimore’s restaurants have to offer this week:

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Culture, Featured, GreenLaurel

GreenLaurel: Two April Marches in D.C. Come at Critical Time for Climate Change

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 3:42pm

People’s Climate March 2014 in New York City.

Activists have planned two worldwide protest marches for this April in Washington, D.C. in response to President Trump and the GOP’s all-out attacks on scientists, the Environmental Protection Agency and climate change policies. The March for Science will take place on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Following a week of “protests in action,” the People’s Climate March will take place on Trump’s 100th day in office, April 29, 2017.  Read More →

Culture, Shop Local, The Rack

Route One Apparel Offers Md. Flag Gear for the Whole Family

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 12:15pm

Ready your red, white, black, and gold clothing. Here comes Maryland Day!

In 1634, two ships full of British settlers landed at St. Clement’s Island and colonized the Province of Maryland. Among those settlers was the Calvert family, credited with both founding Maryland and inspiring our iconic state flag with its family crests.

Every year on March 25, we celebrate that founding with an official state holiday and by waving Maryland’s bold and unique flag in all its red, white, black and gold glory. Nearly four centuries later, thanks in large part to a motivated graduate from UMD, we can wear that flag too.

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Little Magic

Sap Moon and the Mother

4 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 12:01pm

The March full moon, the last full moon of winter, is known in some parts as the Sap Moon when evidence of life below the frozen surface begins to trickle forth sweetly.  Sugar season.  This year’s Sap Moon coincided with a trip home to Vermont to visit my mother who recently fell and broke four ribs. Read More →

Culture, Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Annie E. Casey Buildings Get Makeover; Metro West Garage Design Questioned; New Name Proposed for Stadium Authority; The Sun’s Natalie Sherman Moves On

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 12:53pm

The Annie E. Casey Foundation building at 701 St. Paul Street.

Just in time for spring, the “flowerbox building” is getting a makeover.

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Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Beer & Oysters at The Boathouse Canton, Chef Egg at Blue Moon Too, Bourbon at Bar Vasquez & Gunther & Co.

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 17, 2017 9:20am

At The Boathouse Canton, oyster knife tap handles combine the two key ingredients of Saturday’s Beer & Oyster Festival.

Feeling lucky, Baltimore? You should: today’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities are just the beginning of a week filled with fun and diverse food events. Here’s a look at what’s happening in and around the city this week:

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Pigtown, South Baltimore, The Rack

New Sneaker Shop in Pigtown Opens With Lines Out The Door

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 2:25pm

9/10 Condition Sneaker Boutique in Pigtown

A popular shoe store in Towson has moved its digs to Baltimore City this month and is already booming with business.

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Featured, Hot House, Medfield, Real Estate & Home

In Medfield: Cute Little House on Double Lot, With a Good Public School

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 10:28am

Hot House: 4404 Buchanan Avenue, Medfield, Baltimore 21211

Cape Cod house with front porch and back deck, circa 1910, brick with slate roof, recent renovation. Three bedrooms, two full baths over two stories and 1,510 square feet. Updates include refinished original North Carolina pine hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen with stainless appliances and island, new HVAC, new water heater, electrical system and newly poured basement floor with french drains. Living room with fireplace. Dining room with french doors to large deck for entertaining. Fourth bedroom/den/office upstairs. Fully finished basement. Central a/c. On-street parking. $309,000 Read More →

Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Deciding the Fate of Camden Station; Trader Joe’s Moves Within Towson; Monument City Brewing Opens in Highlandtown, Robert Kanigel on Jane Jacobs

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 13, 2017 4:31pm

Should partly vacant Camden Station be rented out as office space, or should the state hold out for a one-of-a-kind use that could draw people to Oriole Park at Camden Yards? What would that use be? What role should the Baltimore Orioles play in making the decision?

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Culture, Featured, Food & Drink, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: St. Patrick’s Day Festivities, Brunch at The Elephant, Wine at Cinghiale & Whole Hog at Le Garage

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 10, 2017 9:10am

There’s plenty of green beer to be drunk this week, but there’s also mozzarella to be pulled, wine to be paired and a whole host of non-Irish food festivities to enjoy. Here’s a look at what Baltimore’s restaurants have planned this week:

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