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Hampdenfest 2017 is a go for next Saturdee!

Hampdenfest 2017 is a go for next Saturdee!

  The Hampden Village Merchants Association & The Hampden Community Council present HAMPDENFEST 2017 Saturday, September 9. 11AM – 7PM. The Avenue. FREE! 36th St. from Falls Rd. – Chestnut Ave. Hampden, Baltimore. website: hampdenfest.com facebook: facebook.com/Hampdenfest twitter: @HampdenFest Rain or shine. Hopefully shine. Hampden’s annual neighborhood celebration of arts and music hits The Avenue on Sept. 9. This year marks the 8th annual TOILET BOWL RACES (3-5PM) http://hampdenfest.blogspot.com/2010/08/toilet-racing.html DANGEROUSLY DELICIOUS will host a PIE EATING CONTEST (1:40 at the Hidden Volume Stage) http://hampdenfest.blogspot.com/p/dangerously-delicious-pie-eating-contest.html And this year, the festival is headlined by BOND ST. DISTRICT! Here is the schedule of … Read entire article »

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Meteorologists predict: Baltimore average temperature down this summer

Meteorologists predict: Baltimore average temperature down this summer

DATELINE: JULY 13TH, BALTIMORE MD – At the North American Meteorological Buddies Leadership Association (NAMBLA) meeting this past Wednesday, held annually at the Baltimore Convention Center, keynote speaker Norm Lewis delivered the “heart-warming” news: Baltimore’s average temperature this summer will actually be lower than previous summers, down from 12,000,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit to a pleasant and chilly 10,000,000,000. The news couldn’t come at a better time, with Baltimore City public pools open and in full swing, … Read entire article »

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Nuggetfest 2017 is a Go!

Nuggetfest 2017 is a Go!

NUGGETFEST. ALL YOU CAN EAT CHICKEN NUGGETS (and hush puppies). WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW? 2017’s celebration of chicken nuggets is slated for April 22nd at Nobles Bar and Grill (1024 S Charles St, Federal Hill) from 4-8pm. $18 at the door with your first draft included, or buy your tickets right now (see below) and save $3! HOW ARE YOU NOT BUYING YOUR TICKETS ALREADY? The First to Finish eating contest is … Read entire article »

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An Adoption Story

An Adoption Story

Long time fan of CTB and SoBo resident A. Palmer, author of The Rambling Traveler, offers up her Baltimore Adoption Story. Got one of your own? Send it to staff@citythatbreeds.com and we’ll print it. I grew up as a DC kid by default, not necessarily by choice. My first 18 years of life were spent in Gaithersburg in Montgomery County. Being so close to the nation’s capital had me there frequently for family outings, field … Read entire article »

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An Evening of Political-ish Comedy Giveaway

An Evening of Political-ish Comedy Giveaway

Greetings citizens, because we’re a very important website and amazing award winning podcast and all that wonderful stuff the Rams Head Group has deemed us worthy to give away two tickets to the January 23rd show “An Evening of Political-ish Comedy” starring a whole buttload of Daily Show writers and personalities! How cool is that? (more info here – tickets here, $20) Wanna win them tickets? Post your favorite picture of Garfield the Cat in the … Read entire article »

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Jingle Fells Giveaway / 20% off Promo MUST L@@K!

Jingle Fells Giveaway / 20% off Promo MUST L@@K!

Those crazy kids at Lindy Promo are at it again for their big fat holiday related bar crawl in Fells Point benefiting Toys For Tots, aka Jingle Fells. December 13th from 1-9pm (yes, this coming Saturday) get the full deets at www.lindypromo.com – but be aware that the first 1,000 tickets sold will receive free reindeer antlers. FREE REINDEER ANTLERS. Not only have those little rascals given us free tickets to give away (see below), they’re … Read entire article »

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Hello Fresh Gift Card Giveaway Bonanza 2000

Hello Fresh Gift Card Giveaway Bonanza 2000

Historically speaking, we’ve reviewed the meal-in-a-box-delivery solution known as Hello Fresh on more than one occasion (One for the veg, one for the meat – gots to be thorough, people!) and to date, their services still continue to be often imitated by your Plated’s’s and your Blue Apron’s’s’s, but needless to say Hello Fresh has been the most generous with their first time discounts and giveaways. To whit, they’ve granted us a pair of $40 … Read entire article »

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Top 10 List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Hate About That List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Love

Top 10  List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Hate About That List Of Things That Real Baltimoreans Love

Faced with a seemingly unending set of ‘lists’ vomited from the Internet informing the world what ‘real’ Baltimoreans are like, we’ve decided to put together a list our own. Hear the full conversation on the latest TBD Show at or around the 17:00 mark. @BryanLevy contributed 99% of the material here. Direct all complaints his way. #1: 3/4 of the people that say they are from ‘Baltimore’ are from Baltimore County. More than likely if … Read entire article »

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Letters: Don’t Be Fooled By Andy Harris On Marijuana

Letters: Don’t Be Fooled By Andy Harris On Marijuana

by Paul M Gardner  On Sunday The Sun printed another editorial written by a conservative republican decrying the potential decriminalization of marijuana in Maryland, this latest one by United States Congressman and physician Andy Harris. Dr. Harris makes the point that in states where marijuana is decriminalized use among minors increases. He also notes that most Maryland counties do not currently criminally charge for possession of small amounts of marijuana. Most notably Dr. Harris cites a … Read entire article »

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Free Stuff Friday: Tickets to Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’

Free Stuff Friday: Tickets to Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’

Greetings Baltimore! WOuld you like some free tickets to a movie today? How about Jason Bateman’s ‘Bad Words’ on March 3rd? See below: BAD WORDS In Theaters March 28th Rated R Directed by: Jason Bateman Cast: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Chaitanya Chopra Jason Bateman (“Identity Thief”) makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy BAD WORDS. He stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to … Read entire article »

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