Interested in starting out your New Year’s Eve with a fine meal, and cozying up until midnight with drinks without having to bar hop in the cold? Here are three spots in Baltimore to spend your whole evening, from early dining to drink specials that last until the New Year begins.
Even with all its southern eccentricity, Baltimore freezes like any other northern town in the winter months. That’s when it’s time to congregate inside, in local pubs and brewhouses, and leave summer’s stoops and patios until the warmer months return.
When there’s snow on the ground and presents under the tree, there’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to see a dazzling display of angels, wreathes, elves and candy canes in one of the area’s light shows. Some shows are in town, others in the suburbs and others are at the beach. We’ve listed some of the most notable ones, along with tips on where to grab a drink or dinner nearby.
Baltimore is a city that loves beer. The city’s breweries have returned that love with divine craft brews. Several notable brewpubs in Baltimore are working hard to provide a delicious experience for beer lovers. Settle in for a cold one and savor the unique creations of some of Baltimore’s best breweries.
Specialty drinks are a big part of the holiday season. Everyone has a favorite, something that puts them in the spirit of the season. I spoke with John Reusing, owner of the Fells Point bar Bad Decisions regarding his holiday inspirations, the holiday traditions that are celebrated at Bad Decisions, and finding the holiday spirit in one of Baltimore’s favorite local bars.
‘Tis the night before Thanksgiving, and it falls to you to find a bar where every member of your family can comfortably tie one on without disagreement. But on the drinkiest day of the year, where is there a quiet, all-welcoming watering hole where everybody from your stuffy aunt- in-laws to your art school cousins can get along? Below are our top picks for Baltimore’s best Thanksgiving Eve bars. These not-too-divey, not-too-snobby spots offer plenty of elbowroom and big tables, keep the noise level low enough for conversation, and are sure to offer a little something for everyone. This may be the one time all season when you really succeed in pleasing everyone at once.
With football season in full swing, it’s important to have a place to go and watch the game. The best way to watch any sporting game is with great drink specials and of course great television. Baltimore has many bars that have both of these qualities. Here our pick of places to check out when you’re looking to enjoy some drinks, beer and sports.
When Halloween rolls around, there are three guys who you can all but guarantee will bring the party. Music Bloggers Ryan Detter, Brent Hoffman and Tom Murray go out of their way to create costumes that turn heads with their attention to detail and originality. In short, they ARE the party wherever they go!
Are you the bridesmaid in charge of helping plan a friend’s bachelorette party? Is Halloween coming up and you want to go on a night on the town? One way to make the planning easier is through the help of renting a “Party Bus.”
Where have all the good jukeboxes gone? Sometimes there is nothing better than putting a few dollars into a jukebox and hearing your favorite songs. Here are our picks for the best jukeboxes in Baltimore for your night of dollar DJing old school style.
Forget the critics, Baltimore is a writer’s city. The list of scribes that called Charm City home is long enough to make any New Yorker turn their head.
As anyone will tell you, Baltimore has one of the hottest music scenes in the country. From Dan Deacon to Beach House, the Baltimore scene is making waves across the country. Here in the city, Dana Murphy of Unregistered Nurse is one of the top bookers of new talent. Murphy, 24, works with the edgiest performers in town.