Brandon Weigel


Event Pick: Celebrate American Craft Beer Week at Max’s Taphouse

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Every day is a good day to drink locally made craft beer, but the Brewers Association trade group has dubbed this American Craft Beer Week, so there’s a little added incentive. And there’s no better place to dabble in the best offerings from around the country (and the world) than Max’s Taphouse, home to one of the best selections anywhere.

Preakness field gets boost with additions of Good Magic, Lone Sailor

Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic trains. Photo courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club.

The field for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes got some welcome newcomers over the weekend with the confirmed additions of Kentucky Derby runner-up Good Magic and eighth-place finisher Lone Sailor, the Maryland Jockey Club announced.

Organizers celebrate another successful Baltimore Ceasefire


Over the weekend, organizers held a long list of community-building events across the city during the fourth Baltimore Ceasefire, a locally driven call for a weekend without gun violence.

And in that time, no Baltimorean was killed in a shooting or stabbing.

Event Pick: Enjoy music, food and more at RemFest in Remington

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It’s neighborhood festival season, and Remington is the newest entrant, marking the 100th anniversary of the rowhomes on 27th Street. These festivals always provide a great opportunity to enjoy all the best things a neighborhood has to offer and then some, and RemFest is no exception.

Sgt. Thomas Allers sentenced to 15 years in federal prison


Sgt. Thomas Allers, the supervisor of the Gun Trace Task Force that robbed citizens of hundreds of thousands of dollars, planted evidence and violated the constitutional rights of many of the Baltimoreans they encountered, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of racketeering, including nine robberies, federal prosecutors announced today.

Event Pick: Play some trivia and help out the staff of Charles Village Pub

The inside of Charles Village Pub.

Trivia nights are a dime a dozen, but it’s still fun to reach back for a random factoid or obscure piece of knowledge. Tonight, you can utilize your memory bank of useless things for a good cause at Peabody Heights Brewery, where proceeds from tonight’s trivia night will benefit the staff of Charles Village Pub. The popular bar was recently closed due to a grease fire, and many staff members are currently without work.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by light rail


An MTA Light Rail train fatally struck a man this morning in the Howard Street corridor, police said.

Politicians react to the death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz


Baltimore County Executive and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz has died following a cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports.

He was 60.