Feeling like a burrito or tacos for lunch today? The animals will thank you.
Urban Landscape: Hopkins’ Shriver Hall Auditorium to Close for Renovations; Barnes & Noble Closing in Towson as Ukazoo is Set to Open New Store; First Office Tenant Announced for Stadium Square
Shriver Hall Auditorium, the largest performance and lecture space on the Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus, will close for renovations this fall.
Have you seen the new computer-animated Chipotle commercial? The one with the scarecrow?
It’s gotten a lot of praise — for being so well done — and also a lot of flak — for being so emotionally manipulative. One point of criticism is the video’s subtle implication that the meat-heavy burrito chain is vegetarian. (Rarely brought up is the video’s other implication — namely that Chipotle was founded by a melancholy scarecrow.)
But now the sort-of ethical, quasi-natural Mexican grill is adding a vegan protein to the standard choices of beef, other beef, chicken, or pork. It’s a braised tofu with peppers and spices called Sofritas, and Baltimore is among the first wave of East Coast cities to test it out.