Memorial Day Weekend Summer Kick-Off: Get outdoors with al fresco dining and drinking at Baltimore hot spots

Outdoor dining in Baltimore
The patio at Gunther & Co.

More outdoor dining spaces have come on the scene making al fresco dining in Baltimore a highly anticipated summertime treat. Parisians have sidewalk cafes to linger in summer, but Baltimore has hidden rooftops and patios for outdoor dining that you can find in many neighborhoods, from Brewers Hill to Hampden.

Weekend Events Calendar: Sowebo Fest, Brew at the Zoo, Chariot Parade and more

The Sowebo Arts and Music Festival. Photo by Ed Linton.

It’s time to welcome summer (unofficially), as Memorial Day weekend in Baltimore sees public spaces like Hollins Market and the Maryland Zoo transformed into celebrations, and welcomes back seasonal series.

Baltimore County Council unanimously appoints Don Mohler, Kamenetz’s chief of staff, as interim executive

Don Mohler, newly appointed interim Baltimore County executive. Image via Twitter.

Two weeks after the sudden overnight death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County lawmakers have appointed his chief of staff to serve out his term.

Soooo, Jim Palmer basically called Chris Davis a liar

Chris Davis (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

Last night the Baltimore Orioles added another dismal loss to what is quickly becoming one of the most dismal seasons in franchise history, falling 11-1 to the lowly Chicago White Sox.

That itself wasn’t unusual. What was: Hall of Fame pitcher and broadcaster Jim Palmer throwing down the gauntlet on struggling first baseman Chris Davis.

Restaurants band together for another Feastival to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Feastival takes place June 9 at Sandlot Baltimore.

Recently, Baltimore restaurant industry news has been a bit gloomy, with announcements of restaurants–even beloved ones–shutting their doors.

But not all Charm City restaurant news is bad these days. In early June, over a dozen locally owned restaurants will band together to host Baltimore’s third annual Feastival, a fun day of food, drinks and waterside revelry for a great cause: to raise money to fight cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes lung infections.

Green Spring Station’s Spring 2018 Must Haves


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Summer music series planned for Cherry Hill, Westport and other South Baltimore neighborhoods

Lafayette Gilchrist, who performs June 7 at Middle Branch Park. Photo via Facebook.

Seeking to utilize more parks in South Baltimore, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts today announced a new music series that will bring jazz, R&B, soul and other genres of music to places like Middle Branch Park and Carroll Park this summer.

Donna Hamilton retires after 23 years as an anchor for WBAL-TV

Image via WBAL-TV

WBAL-TV has bid goodbye to longtime reporter and anchor Donna Hamilton.