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Photos: Bronycon

Photos: Bronycon

The whole shebang. Many thanks to @spacemanandy and @cheeselaine for the photos. … Read entire article »

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A total stranger’s first impressions of Bronycon

A total stranger’s first impressions of Bronycon

Let it be known that I, EvanTheMayor, up until last night had never seen a single episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and having since seen a few here and there (3 hours worth) I can say without question I will never be, ever be, a Brony. I can see the appeal of the show to children of all ages (more on that in a second) and have my theories as to how Bronies … Read entire article »

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Bronycon, first impressions and a defense of bronies

Bronycon, first impressions and a defense of bronies

Many years ago, when I was in high school, we had open lunches. That means that students were allowed to eat wherever they wanted in the schools. So imagine the stereotypical divided lunchroom from every teen movie ever, now imagine that the cliques could exist in different halls and wings of the school and never have to interact. That’s how mine was. My point is that there were cliques I didn’t understand. I was by no … Read entire article »

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The 5th Annual Dwayne Stomp Memorial Day PSA Post

The 5th Annual Dwayne Stomp Memorial Day PSA Post

Happy Memorial Day Baltimore, please to be enjoying a classic favorite (now with video!) frequently aired on 98 Rock in the 80s/90s, this beautiful message from Dwayne Stomp, lead guitarist for the megagroup Black Tooth. Audio And Video! … Read entire article »

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Get some free pretzel action at the Inner Harbor Today

Get some free pretzel action at the Inner Harbor Today

So National Pretzel Day is this Friday and one of the region’s best pretzel peoples, Snyder’s of Hanover (man I love Pennsylvania snack foods) is coming to town with some free stuff and a photo booth. Checkity check it: Charm City is one of five cities across the country where Snyder’s of Hanover will be giving out free Flavored Pretzel Pieces samples on National Pretzel Day. America’s love affair with hard pretzels began long before Francis … Read entire article »

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The aforementioned free bauble offer

The aforementioned free bauble offer

HEY. Are you heading to this weekend’s Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival? Yes? You’re already going? Great. Coz the show is sold out. Even better, I aka Me aka Evan The Mayor will be selling delicious hand crafted beef jerky snacks courtesy of our now corporate overlords Mobtown Meatsnacks at the festival, and as mentioned on our most recent podcast / you’d like the opportunity to receive a free lil’ tchotchke like say, a … Read entire article »

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HAPPY NATIONAL HIGH FIVE DAY!

HAPPY NATIONAL HIGH FIVE DAY!

TODAY IS APRIL 18TH, THE THIRD THURSDAY OF APRIL. AND THAT MEANS IT IS NATIONAL HIGH FIVE DAY HIGH FIVE, PLANET EARTH The National High Five Project is a non-profit dedicated to high-fiving to raise money for cancer research. This year on April 18, participants across the nation pledge to give high fives all day long while participating in a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Funds raised on National High Five Day go to five cutting edge research institutions: •The Gateway For … Read entire article »

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TiqIQ introduces RSVP functionality – a “GetGlue for Sports”

TiqIQ introduces RSVP functionality – a “GetGlue for Sports”

internet ticketing wizards and our affiliate TiqIQ recently debuted one of two monumental features in their pipeline staging a bit of a shakeup in the world of online ticket providing…ation; firstly being their Seller Direct service, now debuting a way for sports (and music, comedy etc) enthusiasts to “check in” to events, even if they aren’t attending physically, with the added bonus of a chance to win tickets to the events. FOR EXAMPLE! Let’s pretend you’re either … Read entire article »

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Super Art Fight, Egg Babies, Jim Meyer at The Ottobar March 30th

Super Art Fight, Egg Babies, Jim Meyer at The Ottobar March 30th

For a night of entertainment that even The Donald would describe as YOUUUUUGE, and for the bargain basement price of $15 for not one or two but THREE acts worthy of note, comes March 30th’s Super Art Fight show at The Ottobar (2549 N Howard St., Remington). The bracketed pro wrestling style art competition is one of the greatest things going, accompanied by locally faved movie-music-and-other-stuff-band Egg Babies Orchestra and comedian Jim Meyer. The event … Read entire article »

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The Fifth Annual (!) Snuggie Bar Crawl is this weekend

The Fifth Annual (!) Snuggie Bar Crawl is this weekend

Unbelievably, inconceivably, holy shit we’re oldily the FIFTH ANNUAL and wildly popular Snuggie Bar Crawl is occurring this Saturday, February 23rd with the jump being at Captain Larry’s Bar and Grill (601 E Fort Ave., Riverside). I think I’ve been to at least three of them thus far with the first having had the distinction of being one of the first of its kind in the nation. It’s always a good ol’ time walking around … Read entire article »

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