If you’re looking for a spot to do the best Irish celebrating you possibly can, than look no further. Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant in the heart of Fells Point is the perfect spot to sit down and have a pint (or a few) of Guinness or Harp with some solid Irish food.
The great Homer Simpson once said, “Donuts: is there anything they can’t do?” We took inspiration from his wise words, and decided to take a bakery tour around Baltimore and the surrounding area to seek out Charm City’s sweetest circular treats.
As we begin a new year, we will (as always) look brightly forward with our newfound resolutions to be slimmer, happier, more peaceful, more involved and all around better versions of ourselves. As we fondly finish off 2011 and begin to embrace 2012, why not commit to a more cultured and artistic ‘you’? With the exhibits and performances gracing the Baltimore area this winter, it shouldn’t be a difficult resolution to keep, and you’ll be entertained through it all.
During the wintertime, most people turn to the big turkey and traditional comfort foods for their holiday feast. But it’s time to go global! This year, try out some new recipes from around the world to spice up your regular cold weather fare. We’re highlighting some exciting recipes to try that will warm you up, and even directing you toward the best places to pick up all the best ingredients.
Just because the temperature drops, doesn’t mean you have to lock yourself inside and stay glued to the television. This winter, Baltimore is showcasing a variety of events and exhibits to put you in the holiday spirit – and give you plenty of gift ideas. You may even shorten your Christmas present list! These markets certainly beat being cooped up and watching repeats of
holiday movie specials on repeat!
Baltimore is a city thriving with various art forms, some of which are traditional, others new and innovative, and even others that can be rather bizarre. A traditional form of art that has taken on a new life in its Baltimore enthusiasts is the beautiful utilization of a delicate media to create expressive pieces of glass.
Baltimore can be a treasure trove of fun winter accessories and goodies if you know where to look. We’ve trekked around town to explore the brightest and best in cold-weather collectibles; great places to try from brisk November days to freezing January nights.
Baltimore has some serious street cred when it comes to art. Charm City is home to MICA, Maryland Institute College of Art and one of the nation’s best art schools; the Artscape festival, celebrated every July; the wildly fun and avant-garde American Visionary Arts Museum and endless street art and underground projects at every turn. Luckily, for those of us trying to steer clear of extraneous expenses, Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) hosts Free Fall Baltimore.
If you’re a foodie on a budget, or just trying to find a good meal for cheap, Charm City might be serving up just what you’re looking for on your next dining expedition. Baltimore offers an abundance of options for delicious meals, featuring both well-known hot spots and hidden gems in many of its distinctive neighborhoods. And what’s particularly alluring (especially in contrast to its much pricier neighbor city of Washington D.C.) is the opportunity to get a great meal without emptying your wallet. Here are some picks for the most delicious and finance-friendly food spots in Baltimore.