• THIS WEEK IN BUYING SHIT FOR OTHER PEOPLE BECAUSE IT’S COLD OUTSIDE: A Rock n Roll Flea Market – G788 Gallery – 12/14 Ya know, cool kids selling cool shit to other cool kids in Hampden. Holiday Bazaar – Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower – 12/14Local arts crafts & the like. I’ve never been in this building […]

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  • Baltimore date nights [From 1st Date to 50th]

    Baltimore date nights [From 1st Date to 50th] Where to go for every occasion, from first date to 10-year anniversary — just in time for Valentine’s Day. —by Richard Gorelick Also see: Valentine’s Day guide | Offbeat Valentine’s Day events Totally click bait but pretty good click bait. I back almost all these recommendations. Good […]

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  • Weekend MARC service begins Saturday! Here’s where to go! – City Paper Blogs

    Weekend MARC service begins Saturday! Here’s where to go! – City Paper Blogs At long last, the MARC commuter train will begin service this Saturday with a 7:35 a.m. departure  from Penn Station to D.C.’s Union Station. The cost is $7 for a one-way ticket. We’ve been looking forward to this day since the MTA […]

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  • thebaltimorechop: POSTER GUTS @ ATOMIC BOOKS This is tonight. Atomic Books’ newly opened Eightbar is quickly and quietly becoming Hampden’s best low-key spot to relax and have a drink. If the Chop were a drunken Goldilocks searching up and down the avenue for the perfect happy hour-type relaxing bar this is what we would find: […]

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  • MAGGIE’S FARM • 4341 Harford Road • Lauraville I don’t do this often but some restaurants are worth a mention. I was out in the suburbs for the holiday so I suggested a date outside of my normal 3 mile radius to Maggie’s Farm. I don’t know when Lauraville/Hamilton became so cute because it wasn’t that way when i was growing up. […]

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  • BALTIMORE GIFT IDEAS – PART 1 I’ll try to keep this going or make new posts or something but here’s where I’ll put up the type of gifts I normally buy people because spending money on experiences is the closest you can get to buying happiness. OTTOBAR 2014 SEASON PASS – $90 What? – Unlimited […]

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  • A side of Baltimore you’ve never seen: where to eat, sip and see art now

    A side of Baltimore you’ve never seen: where to eat, sip and see art now thetokintoken: New weekend MARC service means Baltimore is more accessible than ever before. I wouldn’t call Remington sketchy but the WaPo has improved its views on Baltimore. Just adding it to the list of Baltimore guides that I’ve already compiled. […]

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  • This week in, no one has anything going on but Holiday crap: Here’s some crap to do to find people to see naked or with people you are currently seeing naked. GO BUY STUFF Glamour Swap at Golden West (12/4) – Trade nice clothes, take cute glamour shots together and drink hot alcohol in Hampden. […]

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  • MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET IN HAMPDEN Quick note: Lights go on tonight through Jan 1st. Grab coffee from one of the eight(?) coffee shops near The Avenue (or get icecream from The Charmery after dinner!) and walk through the 2 blocks of lights. Parking is a challenge & driving through is worse so grab a spot on […]

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  • thebaltimorechop: WHERE TO DO YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN BALTIMORE If you’re like us the thought of spending full weekends bouncing around from big-box to big-box fighting highway traffic and the stroller patrol makes you want to overdose on egg nog. But shopping can be incredibly easy if you know where to go. Below are six […]

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