This morning, the news was dominated by the incredibly surprising “Brexit”—a portmanteau for “British Exit”—signifying the United Kingdom’s majority vote to leave the European Union. We spoke briefly with British Baltimoreans and Baltimoreans living in Britain about their reactions to the momentous decision. Patrick Lears, a Baltimore-born gallery manager who …Read More »
“The truth is…” Those words will be on everyone’s lips at the “Truth Booth” when it stops at MICA this June. Participants in the traveling art installation In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) will have two minutes each to finish that sentence for themselves in the recorded collaboration, …Read More »
Maya, a female Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin at The National Aquarium. (Courtesy of National Aquarium) In a landmark move, the National Aquarium recently announced their intention to relocate its dolphin population to a sanctuary by 2020. The dolphins, which had previously been held in tanks and used in shows, will be …Read More »
Full disclosure: I’m not a sci-fi/fantasy fan. I’ve actively avoided all things “Game of Thrones,” seen maybe 15 minutes total of any “Lord of the Rings” movie and—this is hard to admit—I don’t think I would have loved Harry Potter as much as I do had I not started it …Read More »
John Waters fans probably remember when “Hairspray: In Concert” came to the BSO stage in 2013—and, if you weren’t one of the lucky few who secured tickets, the crushing realization that it had sold out. Good news, Baltimore: The Charm City favorite is back! Come catch the Turnblads, Motormouth Maybelle …Read More »
Looking Back, Moving Forward Belinda Stronach weighs in on last week's Preakness and her plans for the future.
For better or for worse, the 141st Preakness Stakes was certainly one for the history books: Both the attendance and handle (total money wagered) broke all previously-held records—and, tragically, two horses died suddenly in the day’s early races, sparking conversation about the sport’s practices. Despite the media storm surrounding the …Read More »
Wine About It May 25 is National Wine Day! Check out the best places in Baltimore to get a great glass.
It seems like every day is National something-or-other, but National Wine Day is one holiday we can really get behind. Whether you’re craving a cabernet or pining for pinot, raise a celebratory glass at one of the city’s grape wine bars. (Sorry.) Wine Market Bistro 921 East Fort Avenue If …Read More »
Calling all queen bees! Owings Mills’ Waxing Kara, a provider of honey and wax-based home, kitchen and beauty products, will open the doors to its Honey House tonight at 5:30. Though the brick-and-mortar has been open for a few months in the Metro Centre, tonight’s event serves as the official …Read More »
NPR fans, rejoice—a little bit of “Morning Edition” is coming to Charm City! StoryCorps, an independent nonprofit and popular segment of the show, will bring its MobileBooth to Baltimore on May 19. Founded with the aim of collecting and sharing the diverse American experience, StoryCorps seeks to record the oral history …Read More »
Just weeks after opening a branch in Harbor East, Warby Parker has announced its involvement with Vision for Baltimore, an initiative to provide vision screening and correction for City kids in elementary and middle school. The initiative was co-created by Johns Hopkins, the Baltimore City Public School System, the Baltimore …Read More »