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Monument City Brewing got its missing cat back, and they’re throwing him a party

Photo via Monument City Brewing/Facebook

Willow, a feline known for keeping Monument City Brewing Company’s quarters clear of mice, has come back home after the brewery’s co-founder says the cat was mistakenly whisked away by three strangers who thought he was a stray.

Top 15 Perfect V’Day Gifts


Valentine's Day at Green Spring Station

Offering locally-owned boutiques and restaurants, Green Spring Station is the perfect place to pick up a gift or two for the day of love, whether it be for your significant other, family member or bestie! Check out our favorite gift picks for Valentine’s Day below.

Hot Plate: Orto and Alexander Brown Restaurant open, celebrate Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, Year of the Pig pop-ups and more

Celebrate Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on Saturday at The Charmery or Silver Queen Cafe

The week ahead is filled with everything from high-profile restaurant openings to celebrations offering ice cream for breakfast (you read that right) to pop-ups honoring the Year of the Pig. Here’s a look at what’s happening over the next few days:

Group plans to open Bentley’s, a club hosting live jazz, on Howard Street

A view of the bar from the old Cookers Music Bistro Space. Photo courtesy of Leo McDermott/Brexton Commercial LLC.

A family is looking to resurrect an old neighborhood bar in the space left vacant on Antique Row by Cookers Music Bistro, a short-lived Cajun restaurant and bar that hosted live jazz on N. Howard Street.

Wee Chic’s BIG BIG SALE is Happening Now


Wee Chic Sale

Wee Chic is hosting their BIG BIG SALE of the year! Don’t miss out on a great selection of seasonal merchandise at up to 70% off original prices. Location: Green Spring Station, 2360 West Joppa Road, Lutherville, MD 21093. Hours: Monday- Friday, 10 am to 7 pm, Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Hot Plate: Nepenthe opens, Encantada closes, Harry Potter at Order & Chaos, St. Vincent Festival at Old Westminster Winery and more

Full Circle Artisan Palace and Order & Chaos Coffee join creative forces this weekend on a Harry Potter-themed menu at O&C.

This week in Baltimore’s food scene offers everything from Danish breakfast treats to a wine festival inspired by the traditions of ancient Burgundy.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

Baltimore Spirits Co., Union Craft Brewing collaborate on an ‘unclassified’ liqueur

Photo via Baltimore Spirits Company/Facebook

The booze makers of Union Collective are rolling out their first collaboration, a seasonally appropriate liqueur made from wort—the liquid extracted during mashing for brewing or distillation—and said to taste like sweet vermouth, but with the malty, chocolate flavor of a stout.

The Elephant’s building is for sale, but owners say restaurant will go on like normal

Upstairs at the Elephant, a new speakeasy-style lounge on The Elephant’s second floor, opened this week.

The beautiful mid-19th century home of The Elephant restaurant is on the market, but the owners of the restaurant say nothing will change with their dining service as a result.

“The thinking is to keep things going just the way it has been without our guests and the community and employees seeing any change,” said co-owner Steven Rivelis.