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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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On The Town

The Most Festive, Family-Friendly Holiday Events

From bright lights to dancing sugar plum fairies, enjoy these kid-friendly happenings.

Charmed Life

Local Holiday Markets to Find Unique Gifts This Season

One-of-a-kind presents abound at these merry markets.

Food & Drink

Food Truck Guide

Celebrate the inaugural Baltimore Food Truck Week with fare from these mobile kitchens.

Food & Drink

The Gringo's Guide to Tacos

Charm City's taco scene comes into its own.

Arts & Culture

Washington D.C. Arts Guide

From concerts and art exhibits to comedy and theater, we round up the best events to check out in the District.

Travel & Outdoors

Fall Events Guide

From pumpkin picking to cozy campfires, here are the best ways to celebrate the season.

Sports

The Ultimate Ravens Fan Guide

The best super fans, bars to watch the game, pro tailgating tips, and more.

Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore 2017

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

Food & Drink

Cake Walk

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

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.

News & Community

How Baltimore Invented the Modern World

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

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