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Best Movies Filmed In Baltimore

Not only is Baltimore known for its charm, it has been the subject of some of the most famous scenes in film performed by Hollywood’s elite. From 1980s cult classics to political thrillers, movies from every genre and style have the “land of pleasant living” to thank for many of their best shots.


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Forest Diner Closes Its Doors After 66 Years In Ellicott City

Tears and hugs were on the menu Monday at a Howard County landmark. After more than six decades, the Forest Diner on Route 40 is closing.



Boulevard Diner Gets Spotlight On The Food Network

If you’ve been to Dundalk you’ve probably enjoyed a good meal at the popular Boulevard Diner.



First ‘Hairspray,’ Now ‘Diner’ Will Bring Baltimore To Broadway

Can another Baltimore movie make it big on Broadway? We’re about to find out.



‘Diner’ Marks 30th Anniversary

It may be hard to believe, but the movie “Diner” is marking its 30th anniversary.


Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011

Marty and Don had “Coffee With” comedian Lewis Black. They talked about the holiday season. For People Are Talking, Ron Matz was at the Charles Theater talking about the 30th anniversary of “Diner.”


Director Barry Levinson has had several movies filmed in Baltimore, including "Diner" and "Liberty Heights."

Film ‘Diner’ Turned Into A Broadway-Bound Musical

Barry Levinson is returning to the diner. The writer and director has revisited his 1982 movie, “Diner,”
and turned it into a stage musical with the hope of putting it on Broadway next year. Sheryl Crowe is supplying music and lyrics.


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Best Movies Set In Baltimore

Do you want to see some of the best movies set in Baltimore? They include Hairspray, Sleepless in Seattle, Diner, The Accidental Tourist and Ladder 49.