Featured, Food & Drink, Hampden, Hot Plate

Hot Plate: Mother’s Day Around Town, Crabs at Wit & Wisdom, Openings in Hampden

0 Written by: | Friday, May 12, 2017 9:30am

Wit & Wisdom will offer crab feasts on the patio this summer.

With Mother’s Day this weekend, Preakness coming up next week and warmer days ahead, there’s a general feeling of Spring Fever excitement in the air around Baltimore, particularly in the city’s restaurants. Here’s a look at what the food world has in store for us this week:

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Real Estate & Home

City Seeks Proposals for Lexington Market and the Avenue Market

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 2:40pm

Photo via Lexington Market/Facebook

The City of Baltimore is seeking assistance from developers to rejuvenate two public properties: Lexington Market and the Avenue Market.

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: Baltimore’s Rich Jazz History; Convicted Killer of Baltimore Cop Gets New Trial; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 7:23am

Looking back at Baltimore’s rich jazz history – WBAL-TV

Chance the Rapper announces Baltimore show in June – City Paper

Man convicted of killing Baltimore police officer in 1977 granted new trial – ABC2

A Chesapeake Valentine – WYPR

Baltimore Portal Aims to Connect Locals with Strangers Around the World – Baltimore Magazine


Tuesday Morning Headlines: Investigation Finds SRB Partied With Campaign Funds; Lexington Market’s Merchants Talk Razing Plans; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 06, 2016 7:22am

Triple fatal shooting in Baltimore linked to BGF gang – ABC2

With the Maryland Avenue cycle track, Baltimore starts a network of ‘Complete Streets’ – WYPR

Rawlings-Blake partied with campaign funds long after campaign ended – Baltimore Brew

Criticism of cameras tracking Baltimore Fire Department drivers cuts two ways – Technical.ly

Merchants Discuss Lexington Market Transformation – Baltimore Magazine

Featured, Urban Landscape

Owner Considers Mount Vernon Nightspot Sale, Former Sons of Italy Lodge Eyed for Demolition; Progress on Roland Park Water Tower and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Dec 05, 2016 10:30am

Grand Central

Grand Central

One year after the Hippo nightclub closed due to the owner’s retirement, the fate of another gay-friendly Mount Vernon nightspot is up in the air. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink, Lifeline

City Officials Want to Tear Down Lexington Market and Build Another

2 Written by: | Friday, Dec 02, 2016 3:30pm

Light Up Lexington

Light Up Lexington

Baltimore officials have been exploring options to redevelop the city’s public markets. On Friday, they floated a plan to start over entirely at the largest market. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink

Berger’s Bakery in Lexington Market Reopens After Two Days

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 9:51am

Courtesy Berger's Bakery/Lexington Market

Courtesy Berger’s Bakery/Lexington Market

That was quick. The decades-old Berger’s Bakery in Lexington Market reopened on Wednesday following an inspection, just two days after the Baltimore City Health Department ordered its closure.

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Featured, Lifeline

Health Department Shutters Berger’s Bakery in Lexington Market

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 9:02am

Courtesy Lexington Market

Courtesy Lexington Market

The bakery that sells everyone’s favorite hometown cookie in Lexington Market has closed its doors by order of the City Health Department.

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Culture, Downtown, Food & Drink, Lifeline

Tonight: Light Up Lexington Returns with Spike Gjerde

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 04, 2015 2:32pm

med_spikegjerdeLight Up Lexington returns tonight. This time, Spike Gjerde is headlining. Read More →

Catch of the Day

Light Up Lexington

1 Written by: | Monday, Feb 23, 2015 1:17pm


catch of the day fish (2)We’re firm believers in the old saying, “if it works, do it again.” And we’re really glad that the folks behind Light Up Lexington are followers of that code as well.  November marked the first Light Up Lexington event, and it was such a blast that Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment and Baltimore Public Markets Corp are teaming up yet again to bring it back. And not just once, but quarterly. If you missed the inaugural event, Light Up Lexington is an “after hours” event that celebrates and generates activity at Lexington Market through culinary experimentation, temporary and permanent art installations, dance and music. It’s basically as much fun as you can have at Lexington Market without carte blanche for all-you-can-eat crab cakes. Read More →

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