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: Warm Up Tonight at Save Your Soul

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It is 18 degrees as I write this, and it’s supposed to drop to as low as 12 degrees by 11 p.m., according to the app on my phone. That’s really, really freaking cold.

The Sun is Moving, and Staffers Past and Present Don’t Seem Happy About It

The Sun’s N. Calvert Street headquarters. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

The Sun’s Sarah Gantz reported yesterday the city’s paper of record is leaving its downtown office and is on the verge of renovating space in its Port Covington printing plant to accommodate a state-of-the-art newsroom.

Pianos Become the Teeth Announce Hometown Album Release Show, Tickets on Sale Today

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With lead single “Charisma” out in the world since November, local post-hardcore band Pianos Become the Teeth is ready to release “Wait For Love,” the band’s fourth album and first since 2014’s critically acclaimed “Keep You,” on Feb. 16 via Epitaph Records.

Greedy Reads, a New Indie Bookstore, is Coming to Fells Point

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After spending years in the New York publishing world as a publicist and marketer, Julia Fleischaker says it was a dream of hers to open a bookstore.

It Sure Sounds Like Mornhinweg is Staying with the Ravens

John Harbaugh addresses the media at his season-review press conference. Image via Facebook Live.

At his season-review press conference this afternoon, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh indicated that he expects offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg to be back with the team next season.

Goodbye Long John’s Pub, Hello 29th Street Tavern

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Following a renovation, the Remington dive bar Long John’s Pub will reopen as 29th Street Tavern next week, owner Aaron Reinhart tells Baltimore Magazine’s Jess Mayhugh.

Union Craft Brewing Announces ‘Zay Day’ in Honor of 98-Year-Old Employee

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In honor of the man they’re dubbing “the world’s oldest brewery employee,” Union Craft Brewing will throw a party on Jan. 13 for Henry “Zadie” Benesch, who is turning 98. Fittingly, his favorite Union beer, Blackwing Lager, can be had for just $.98.

With Snow and Cold Weather Still in the Forecast, Teachers Union asks for Schools to Close; Santelises Declines

City Schools headquarters. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Citing low temperatures in classrooms that have caused students and teachers to wear their winter coats indoors, the Baltimore Teachers Union requested in a letter sent Wednesday to City Schools CEO Sonja Santelises that schools in the district be closed until heating systems can be assessed and repaired.

Ray Lewis is a Finalist for the Hall of Fame

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Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis is knocking on the door of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Clemson Football Shows Some Love to Baltimore County Rap Group Creek Boyz on Twitter

Image courtesy of the Creek Boyz’ Facebook page.

To highlight the moment when Houston Texan’s quarterback and recent Clemson signal caller DeShaun Watson reunited on the sidelines with head coach Dabo Swinney, the Tigers football team opted to use the hook from “With My Team,” the incredibly catchy single by Baltimore County rap group the Creek Boyz, as the soundtrack.