Event Pick: Swing by the Vintage & Handmade Market at R. House

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R. House, Lyft’s most frequented local restaurant destination in 2017. Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

R. House’s food hall setup is all about choice, and that is doubly true today when the Vintage & Handmade Market sets up shop. More than a dozen vendors and makers will be selling their wares, a group that includes the jewelry company Falling Branch Studio, the printmaker Beertanicals, vintage fashion purveyor Hemlock Vintage and the mixed-media artist Vanaadon Creations, just to name a few.

Event pick: TT The Artist and DJ Trillnatured—plus Philly’s DJ Diamond Kuts—play a block party in Hollins Market

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TT the Artist. Image via Facebook.

If a free Saturday night summer block party in one of Baltimore’s more interesting historic neighborhoods isn’t enough to grab your attention, ther’’s this: Modern-day Baltimore club stars TT the Artist and DJ Trillnatured and Philly radio star and remix queen DJ Diamond Kuts are providing the soundtrack.

Arrests made in shooting death of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes

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Taylor Hayes. Photo via the Baltimore Police Department.

Baltimore police made two arrests in the shooting death of Taylor Hayes, the 7-year-old girl who was struck by a bullet while sitting in the backseat of a car last month, authorities announced today.

Local singer Joy Postell releases video for ‘Water’

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A still from the video for “Water.” Image via YouTube.

In its big write-up on “The Changing Sound of Baltimore,” The New York Times said the music of local indie R&B artist Joy Postell “often acts as a reflection of what is happening in the world and as a means of speaking truth to power.”

Nowhere is that more clear than on new single “Water,” which opens with the spoken: “I used to believe money didn’t grow on trees/ until I started seeing men hang from them.”

“Red Flag” Law Seeks to Strengthen Gun Violence Protection Procedures

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Maryland Law

Sponsored Content: Maryland lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow the court to enter an “extreme risk protective order,” which would allow authorities to seize the weapons of any individual temporarily when it is shown that the person poses an imminent threat of harm to themselves or to others.

Event Pick: Heavy Seas releases its Honey Ale with Cherries

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Image via Facebook.

With the temperature this time of year still climbing up into the 90s, as it’s supposed to today, a refreshing, drinkable beer is still very much a necessity. It’s far too early for those heavier pumpkin and Oktoberfest beers soon to be leering from the shelves of your local liquor store.

After two rainy weather postponements, city to resurface Hanover Street Bridge this weekend

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Photo by Patorjk, via Wikimedia Commons

The Hanover Street Bridge spanning the Patapsco River’s Middle Branch is shutting down to traffic this weekend as the city undertakes a twice-delayed $400,000 repaving effort.

Hot Plate: Pickles and jams at Birroteca, Battle of the Brands at B-More Kitchen, End of Summer Soiree at the Sagamore Pendry and more

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Learn to make pickles and jams with the Birroteca charcuterie chef this Sunday.

Look for fun food and drink events in Baltimore every night this week, from pickling to wine tasting to outdoor summertime dinners. Here’s a look at what’s happening: