Folie’s Map of Baltimore and Environs (1792)

The Big Map Blog does it again, today posting a map of the Baltimore area in 1792 as illustrated by A.P. Folie. It’s huge, zoomable, browsable and downloadable, I highly recommend clicking through the link and taking a look. Here’s some info from the Maryland Historical Society: Comparison between this 1792 map of Baltimore and […]

Drink Baltimore is Baltimore’s new happy hour website yall

Joining the likes of, and probably a bunch of others I forgot, comes – a site dedicated to all things drinking in Baltimore. Today is the “soft launch” of the site – just in time for Baltimore Beer Week’s first day – preloaded with staff written reviews of local drinkeries, features on […]

Free Admission to Fright Fest with blood donation

Everyone knows about Fright Fest, Six Flags America’s (13710 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro) annual month-long celebration of all things scary and Halloween-oriented, so why not get in for free and help out the Red Cross by donating some blood? Saturday October 1st from 10:00am-4:00pm, donate on premises at Six Flags America and receive a free […]

Local bloggers instruct public on frugal weekend activities

Hey have you seen the Baltimore Sun’s Live! section today? You did pay the $0.75 for your copy of the Baltimore Sun in order to see this really awesome feature on how to have a cheap weekend in and around Baltimore, as put together by four local (and awesome, attractive) bloggers? Well, if you haven’t […]

This whole “Complacent Reynolds” thing is pretty funny

As it popped up the other day on Orioles Hangout, a delightful thread about a delightful photo of one Baltimore Oriole Mark Reynolds nonchalantly eating a bag of sunflower seeds as Red Sock David Ortiz baseruns his way past, seemingly complacent in the whole affair. The photo in and of itself is hilarious, and then […]

Urban Foraging in Baltimore: or, Hey this Superfundberry tastes great!

  Laura Vozzella ran a piece in the Baltimore Sun yesterday regarding the seemingly on-the-rise concept of Urban Foraging, which essentially amounts to picking things up off the ground and eating them: By gathering food in a city public park, Stauss not only trims her grocery bill but also takes part in one of the […]