Brandon Weigel

Brandon Weigel is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has been published in The Washington Post, The Sun, Baltimore Magazine, Urbanite, The Baltimore Business Journal, b and others. Prior to joining Baltimore Fishbowl, he was an editor at City Paper from 2012 to 2017. He can be reached at [email protected]

Event Pick: Local zine True Laurels hosts Flat Out party highlighting local female artists

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Local writer Lawrence Burney has been a great advocate for local artists at Vice’s music site, Noisey, where Burney is a staff writer. Recently he’s done features on Abdu Ali, Lor Choc and Young Moose, whose raps about the Baltimore Police detailed the misdeeds of Gun Trace Task Force member Daniel Hersl before everything was presented in open court.

Holy cannoli, beer at Camden Yards will be as cheap as $4 this season

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When the Baltimore Orioles announced earlier this month they were starting a program allowing adults to bring children ages 9 and younger to games for free all season long, they paired the news with the promise of a new concessions menu offering more affordability.

Today, the team released more details, including that draft domestic beers will come in small, medium and large sizes for a range of $4-$8.

City, state plan first ‘stabilization center’ to treat addiction

Mayor Catherine Pugh, left-center, speaks at a press conference announcing the city’s first “stabilization center,” as Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, center, and Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, right-center, listen. Image via Twitter.

City and state agencies are partnering to open a stabilization center in Baltimore to connect people struggling with addiction to necessary services.

The cult of worship surrounding Mr. Trash Wheel is now an actual cult (sort of)

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By replicating a weathered scroll as a JPEG on the internet, the Waterfront Partnership today announced that the Order of the Wheel will be taking on new pledges for the first time in a thousand years.

Snail Mail will play its album release show at the Parkway Theatre

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Snail Mail, the much-buzzed-about music project of 18-year-old Lindsey Jordan, will play the release show for its debut album not at a rock club, but in the rehabbed Parkway Theatre.

Baltimore Blast schedule championship celebration for this Friday

The Baltimore Blast celebrate their third straight championship. Image via Facebook.

Following the team’s victory over the Monterrey Flash in the Major Arena Soccer League championship game, the Baltimore Blast are hosting a party to celebrate their three consecutive league titles at SECU Arena this Friday at 7 p.m.

Wye Oak releases new song ‘Lifer’

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In what label Merge Records is calling the “final preview” from the forthcoming “The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs,” Wye Oak has released new single “Lifer.”

Baltimore Blast secure the ‘three-peat’ with win over Monterrey Flash

The Baltimore Blast celebrate their third straight championship. Image via Facebook.

The Baltimore Blast jumped out to a 3-0 lead by halftime of last night’s Ron Newman Cup Championship game, but the tide began to turn once play resumed.

Blast announce viewing party as team goes for ‘three-peat’

The Baltimore Blast celebrate winning the 2017 championship. Image via Facebook.

On Sunday, the Baltimore Blast will take the turf in Monterrey, Mexico, to try and win the team’s third straight Ron Newman Cup Championship.

BMA to hold John Waters retrospective starting in October

“Beverly Hills John” by John Waters. Image via the BMA.

Baltimoreans are familiar with John Waters’ films, and now they’ll get a chance to see more of more of his visual art.

Starting Oct. 7, the Baltimore Museum of Art is showing “John Waters: Indecent Exposure,” an exhibit of 160 photographs, sculptures, sound and video works made by the director since the 1990s. The museum says it is the first major retrospective of Waters’ visual art in his hometown.