Meet the Editor


Jess Mayhugh  

Jess Mayhugh is the digital editor for Baltimore, where she has worked since 2008, covering nightlife, sports, food, and events. She was born and raised here and has enjoyed watching the Orioles return to greatness and the city become a bona fide food and drink destination. She occasionally espouses Baltimore’s virtues in publications like Thrillist and Serious Eats.


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Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore 2017

Our annual celebration of all things awesome in the Baltimore region.

Food & Drink

What's Up, Dock?

Exploring the waterfront, boat-friendly bars of Baltimore County.

Arts & Culture

High Point

Thanks to strong, local partnerships, Highlandtown is growing without leaving anyone behind.

Food & Drink

Review: Wet City

Wet City reinvents the neighborhood bar.

Food & Drink

Cake Walk

These 25 spots are tops for crab cakes in the Baltimore area.

Food & Drink

Review: Cask & Grain

Portside Tavern’s latest Canton restaurant is surprisingly upscale.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: May 19-21

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

Food & Drink

Smooth Ride

Handlebar Café brings a West Coast vibe to Fells Point.

Food & Drink

Review: The Grill at Harryman House

Harryman House in Reisterstown has a fresh and thoughtful bar program.

Arts District

Seen and Heard at Light City 2017

Audio, visuals, and insight from festival goers.

Food & Drink

House Party

The spirits at R. Bar are as diverse as the food hall itself.

Travel & Outdoors

​Little-Known Details About the New Sagamore Pendry Hotel

Hotelier Michael Fuerstman shares fun facts about the property.

Food & Drink

Ultimate Sports Bar Guide

Where to cheer on your favorite teams in Baltimore.

Food & Drink

50 Best Restaurants

As the dining scene sizzles, our picks for the top tables in town.

Food & Drink

Ain't the Beer Cold!

Twenty hoppin' taprooms for a craft brew in Baltimore and beyond.

Food & Drink

Review: Lee's Pint & Shell

A Canton corner spot gets re-branded as a seafood and beer bar.

Travel & Outdoors

Birdland South

Sarasota is an oasis for white beaches, fresh seafood, and Orioles baseball.

Arts District

Biz Markie to Headline Light City 2017

The city releases details for concerts, performances, and international installations for the spring festival.

Arts & Culture

How Baltimore Invented the Modern World

From the B&O Railroad to Frank Zappa, we chronicle all the ways Baltimore changed America forever.

Food & Drink

Whiskey Business

Rye whiskey makes a comeback in Maryland.

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