I got a direct message on Twitter last night, asking me if I wanted to go to the Hippodrome to see Wishful Drinking. I had never heard of it, but the name sounded interesting enough. I did a quick search and found that it concerned the life experiences of one Carrie Fisher, both written and [...]
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Even if you aren’t a fan of wine, 13.5% Wine Bar is worth checking out. Located on the Avenue in Hampden, it’s one of those places where you can have a conversation over tapas-style plates amidst the bustle of the bar and an unidentifiable playlist.
Where there’s wine, there’s cheese. Pick any number of artisan cheeses [...]
Two of my friends were assaulted in Baltimore last night, while waiting for crowds to disperse from section 324 of 1st Mariner Arena. An older guy walked up a few rows, then turned towards us and spit in my friend’s face from 3-4 feet away. He muttered something like “that’s for you spilling stuff on [...]
Behold, the $5 BQ Sandwick from Hideaways. And yes, it’s spelled that way.
There was definitely shredded pork. And a BBQ flavor. But it had a tomatoey hot dog sort of flavor to it too. Looking at the hi-res, it might even have chunks of hot dog in it. To be honest, I have no idea [...]
When I signed up for the Boh Knows Movember pub crawl, I knew that there would be a pub crawl involved. I knew that I’d grow a mustache, or at least attempt to. I wasn’t quite sure whether we’d raise awareness about men’s health issues or not. I also wasn’t quite sure how participating would [...]
The same night Amanda was photographed for the Baltimore Sun’s Glimpse column at Little Havana, we voted in the City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2009 Reader Poll. More than a few of our picks just happened to win.
Mayor Sheila Dixon
Rocket To Venus
Fools & Horses
the Charles Theatre
Maryland Film Festival
Single Carrot Theatre
Given the [...]
Though I was just a spectator at Artscape 2009, these two photos explain part of why I like working shows. I get to see the before, during, and after phases.
Before, Friday night:
During, Saturday night just before Robert Randolph and the Family Band:
I didn’t stick around for the after, nor did I make much of an [...]
The Cheaters took the Festival Stage last night, putting on a nice set. The crowd was mellow and having a good time, though more sparse than today will be.
I especially liked the picnic tables and lawn chairs that were provided by the Artscape staff for the Festival Stage. Also, it seems all the stages are [...]
I went to Don’t Know Tavern on Friday night. It’s owned by the same people as No Idea Tavern, apparently both named as if to answer the question “so where are/were you?” I don’t know if I’d call it “in celebration,” but it was for ACW’s final fling happy hour before he quits blogging forever. [...]
I like books. I like reading. My grandmother would be proud of me. She owned a lot of books. Tens of thousands of them. They filled an entire room, spilling over onto the stairs in her New Jersey home. She would routinely give books as presents as I was growing up. For decades she bought [...]
I’ve wanted to eat at Golden West Cafe for a while now and on Sunday I had the opportunity to go. The food was excellent and the ambiance appealing. In short, I really enjoyed it.
I’ve been told that service was often lackadaisical by more than one person, but I didn’t have any complaints. We [...]
The reputation of Cafe Hon precedes it. I’ve read good reviews and bad, both by local bloggers and by food critics. Some people like the tacky decorations and the large-haired ladies working the front counter that is the original from the hardware store that used to occupy the space. The word “kitschy” is most used [...]
To make it really short, the Sunday brunch at Little Havana is a blast. Beware however, without a reservation you can expect up to a two hour wait (especially if its a holiday weekend). As far as reservations go, make them early. If the weather is supposed to be nice, ask for an outside table. [...]
I wasn’t born when Matthew’s Pizza opened their doors back in 1943. Neither were my parents, for that matter. Nevertheless, I was told that Matthew’s Pizza is revered by Baltimore residents and critics alike and that I had to give it a shot.
When it comes to local pizza shops, I don’t need to be told [...]
Posted in archive on Jul 9th, 2005
Bengies Drive-In Theatre has been in operation since 1956. They provide first run movies at extremely modest prices, in an environment that brings you back in time. With drive-in’s being few and far between, you won’t be disappointed.
In all my years I had never been to a drive-in movie theatre. Let me tell you, I [...]