Meet the Editor


Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen is a digital staff writer for Baltimore, where she blogs about food, events, lifestyle, and community news. A Baltimore native and recent Towson University grad, she loves taking advantage of all that Charm City has to offer. She’s also a huge fan of spicy cocktails and ‘90s cover bands.


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Arts & Culture

Summer Concert Guide

From local bands to national names, here are 30 sunset shows you can’t miss.

On The Town

In the Running

Get pumped for Preakness with everything from family festivals to rooftop ragers.

Food & Drink

Baltimore Farmers' Market Guide

Grab your totes and meander around these returning community markets.

Food & Drink

Green Day

Area restaurants are going au naturel.

Food & Drink

Ultimate Sports Bar Guide

Where to cheer on your favorite teams in Baltimore.

Food & Drink

Above the Fold

The Prime Rib shows us how to do napkin origami like a pro.

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.

On The Town

The Best Dinners, Parties, and Events for Valentine’s Day 2017

From concerts to chocolate making, share the love with these sweet happenings.

The Chatter

Black History Month Events

Celebrate the African-American community with these local programs.

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

Local Flavor Cookbook

Baltimore chefs share their favorite home recipes.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Dec. 9-11

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Au Revoir, 2016

From champagne and confetti to cruises and concerts, we round up the best ways to ring in the New Year.

On The Town

Thirty Holiday Happenings

From tree lightings to ugly sweater parties, it's clear that winter is coming.

On The Town

Election Day 2016 Parties, Specials, and Events​

Whatever your choice, get involved with the local and national races at one of these 12 events.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Oct. 21-23

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Monster List of Baltimore’s Best Halloween Parties, Concerts, and Festivals

Eat, drink, and be scary at these 30 local Halloween events.

Food & Drink

We Can't Believe She Ate the Whole Thing

A Germantown mom is the ninth-highest-ranked competitive eater in the world.

The Chatter

Historic Flooding Devastates Ellicott City and Portions of Baltimore City

Storms cause two deaths and extensive damage to local businesses.

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