The esteemed listicle compilers over at Thrillist endeavored to name the most iconic bar in every state (and DC). They sought to narrow it down by using three criteria: (1) open since 1990 (but really the older the better), (2) famous and (3) still loved. In the end, Maryland’s winner was Fells Point’s The Horse You Came In on Saloon. Read More →
Hot House: The Delphinus, Chester’s Cove, 2000 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, 21231
Barge style houseboat, fiberglass frame with metal roof. 1 bedroom w/ sleeping-loft, 1 bath over one story and 350 sq. feet. 11-ft. ceilings, fully-equipped galley kitchen with full-sized refrigerator, microwave, sink and cooktop. Two fully-fenced decks with lounge furniture. Electric heat and central a/c, flatscreen tv, free wifi: $150/night Read More →
Few spots in Baltimore are as effortlessly romantic as Fells Point. And few restaurants as well-regarded as Waterfront Kitchen, where chef Jerry Pellegrino prepares exquisite “seed-to-plate” fare that’s seasonally focused and as locally sourced as possible. With stunning views and great atmosphere, it’s a perfect spot for your Valentine’s Day dinner reservations (which you might want to make just about…now). The special Valentine’s Day menu features a prix fixe menu for two– with optional wine pairings. It’s elegantly presented fare that sticks to classic flavors and dishes that will warm you to the core. But that’s not the only reason it’s a great pick. Read More →
When the temperature starts dropping, you have two choices: Stay inside, crank up the heat, and huddle under the covers… or venture outside in search of one of Baltimore’s many restaurants and bars with cozy fireplaces. Here are a few of our favorite places to warm up around town: Read More →
Baltimore Magazine reports that Pazo server Claudia Parodi was found murdered at her apartment in Fells Point on Monday night. “Claudia Parodi was a bubbly, vibrant, gracious and intelligent young woman,” Foreman Wolf, owners of Pazo, said in a statement. “We were blessed to have known, and worked with her for three years. Claudia was a very popular server and beloved team member. We are incredibly sad and will miss her greatly.” Read more here.
It was a mere four months ago that the Huffington Post decided Baltimore was a great place to visit. I guess they felt as though people didn’t get the message, because they’re at it again, with a list of “10 reasons why Baltimore should be your next weekend getaway.”
I am so glad Baltimore magazine brought this list of “The 10 Most Hipster Campuses 2014″ to my attention. I may have otherwise never had a chance to read these opening sentences: “Hipsters appreciate more than rocking flannel and chugging Pabst Blue Ribbon. They also appreciate skinny jeans, bands you never heard of and, above all, a place of higher learning where they’re able to find like-minded individuals.”
Remember, people, hipsters are not just about the flannel and Pabst! They’re also way, way about the jeans! (It’d have to be about more than flannel and PBR, or else most of my Northern New York redneck relatives — whom I adore — would qualify.) Read More →
Confession time. We are avid watchers of all those competitive cooking shows. Chopped, Hell’s Kitchen, Cupcake Wars, you name it. And it’s not just because of the mouth watering offerings that contestants come up with. It’s also because whether they’re seasoned professional chefs or just obsessive amateurs, every contestant knows more about food and technique than we thought there was to know. And thanks to chef Nancy Longo at Pierpoint Restaurant, some of these sought after skills can be yours when you sign up for one of Pierpoint’s awesome cooking classes. Read More →
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