Bluebird Cocktail Room owner buys De Kleine Duivel, plans to keep it the same

Photo by Ethan McLeod

The owner of De Kleine Duivel, a Belgian beer haven in an old banquet hall in Hampden, has sold his business to his upstairs neighbor, Bluebird Cocktail Room co-owner Paul Benkert.

Restaurant Review: At The Tilted Row, interesting food and attention to detail create a memorable experience


Bolton Hill’s dining scene has long been on the sleepier side, but with new development popping up, there are changes afoot. The Tilted Row, which opened earlier this year, is an exciting part of that progress.

With city’s trash still in headlines, Young and residents tout BMORE Beautiful program

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With volunteer crews still fanning out to pick up trash after President Trump’s derogatory comments calling Baltimore “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and local community leaders today touted the efforts they’re already making to keep neighborhoods clean.

At a press conference at City Hall, they highlighted the work of BMORE Beautiful, a program that provides resources to neighborhood associations to keep their communities clean.

Charm City Night Market returns for a second year downtown on Sept. 21

Gwenies Pastries. Photo by Corey Jennings.

To cap off last summer, a group of Baltimoreans brought new life to downtown’s Westside for a day, drawing thousands to a sprawling pop-up night market in the city’s former Chinatown.

“Not knowing what the reception would be, and then really being wowed by the number of people who came out, really just confirmed the hunch that there is an appetite and a desire for representation,” said Stephanie Hsu, one of the organizers from the Chinatown Collective.

The Baltimore Eagle goes dark again, owner plans to bring in new management

Photo by Ed Gunts

Saturday night is usually a busy time at the Baltimore Eagle, but this past weekend it was dark, with the curtains drawn, lights out and front door locked.

After Planned Parenthood ouster, Dr. Leana Wen joining GW as visiting professor

Dr. Leana Wen at a Baltimore Women’s March rally in January 2018. Photo by Elvert Barnes, via Flickr.

A month after being suddenly removed from her post as head of Planned Parenthood in what she said was a “secret meeting” of the organization’s board, former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen has landed a temporary teaching job and fellowship at George Washington University.