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August 2016

Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore 2016

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

Best of Baltimore 2016

Our annual celebration of all things awesome in the Baltimore region.
Best of Baltimore
Test Your Skills: On the Cover: I Spy
See how many of these 24 "Best of Baltimore" winners you can find on our cover illustration.
Best of Baltimore
Test Your Skills: On the Cover: I Spy
See how many of these 24 "Best of Baltimore" winners you can find on our cover illustration.
News & Community
Farm City
Urban farming is taking root in Baltimore. Is it the city's next growth industry?
News & Community
Farm City
Urban farming is taking root in Baltimore. Is it the city's next growth industry?
 During his years in Baltimore, this once-landlocked Colorado native was inspired by the reflection of the Domino Sugars sign in the Inner Harbor. “At night, the bright brilliant colors from the sign and the atmospheric lights from the old factory building would reflect onto the water’s surface,” he says from Los Angeles, where he now lives. “In the same way as a beautiful sunset.”BRIAN VOGT / OIL PAINTING
Arts & Culture
Domino Effect
The iconic Domino Sugars sign as seen by area artists.
 During his years in Baltimore, this once-landlocked Colorado native was inspired by the reflection of the Domino Sugars sign in the Inner Harbor. “At night, the bright brilliant colors from the sign and the atmospheric lights from the old factory building would reflect onto the water’s surface,” he says from Los Angeles, where he now lives. “In the same way as a beautiful sunset.”BRIAN VOGT / OIL PAINTING
Arts & Culture
Domino Effect
The iconic Domino Sugars sign as seen by area artists.
News & Community
Senator Barb
How did the daughter of Polish grocers become dean of the U.S. Senate women?
News & Community
Senator Barb
How did the daughter of Polish grocers become dean of the U.S. Senate women?
Food & Drink
A Cut Above
Local butcher shops are the newest extension of the farm-to-fork movement.
Food & Drink
A Cut Above
Local butcher shops are the newest extension of the farm-to-fork movement.

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Arts & Culture

Salad Days

Single Carrot Theatre celebrates its 10th season.

News & Community

The Chatter: August 2016

Overheard at old Memorial Stadium, the Baltimore Immigration Museum, and Save Your Soul dance party.

Style & Shopping

My Top Ten by Miri Marshall

The WBAL meteorologist picks the ten items she can't live without.

Home & Living

The Constant Gardeners

A glimpse at Garry Cerrone and Myra Perel’s historic Franklintown garden.

Food & Drink

Medieval Merriment

Now in its 40th season, the Maryland Renaissance Festival returns for another nine weekends of crafts, feasts, and festivities.

Food & Drink

Cursed Restaurants

Are some locations just jinxed?

Best of Baltimore

Best of Baltimore 2016

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

Best of Baltimore

Test Your Skills: On the Cover: I Spy

See how many of these 24 "Best of Baltimore" winners you can find on our cover illustration.

Health & Wellness

Breathe Easy

Yogathon comes to the zoo to raise money and awareness for lung cancer.

Food & Drink

We Can't Believe She Ate the Whole Thing

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

Videos

Best of Baltimore 2016

A look inside Baltimore magazine’s annual Best of Baltimore Party presented by Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.

Arts & Culture

Fields Guide

With sets by Future Islands to camping and lakeside yoga, here's what you need to know for Fields Festival.

Travel & Outdoors

The High Life

Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands is a bastion of beauty—both natural and man-made.

News & Community

Farm City

Urban farming is taking root in Baltimore. Is it the city's next growth industry?

Food & Drink

Mini Bars

New bar spinoffs are making us extra thirsty.

Home & Living

Home Made

Get to know local makers and their one-of-a-kind furniture and decor.

Sports

Grass Roots

The Ravens flock to their new natural-grass field.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: August 2016

Latest books from Matthew Norman and Dan Fesperman.

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: August 2016

The latest from Other Colors, Abdu Ali, and Wye Oak.

Arts & Culture

Domino Effect

The iconic Domino Sugars sign as seen by area artists.

Arts & Culture

The Little Theater That Could

Vagabond’s first century includes literary icons, the occasional Hollywood star, and local theater devotees.

News & Community

Senator Barb

How did the daughter of Polish grocers become dean of the U.S. Senate women?

Food & Drink

A Cut Above

Local butcher shops are the newest extension of the farm-to-fork movement.

Style & Shopping

Baltimore's Best

In honor of our annual "Best of Baltimore" issue, here are some of our favorite items that express local love.

Food & Drink

Tastes of Summer

Eat and drink your way through August with our guide to the best epicurean events in Maryland this month.

Sports

Vaulting Ambition

Donnell Whittenburg’s rise as a U.S. national gymnast came quickly. But not easily.

Events

The Launch: August 2016

Ten musts from this month's calendar of events.

Best of Baltimore

Editor's Corner: August 2016

Managing editor Max Weiss previews the August issue of Baltimore magazine.

Arts & Culture

Q&A with Wye Oak

Lead singer Jenn Wasner discusses the band's latest release.

Arts & Culture

Cameo: Abdu Ali

The Bmore Club artist discusses how 2016 is going to be his best year yet.

News & Community

Video: Up Close and Personal With the Domino Sugars Sign

We talk to Domino refinery manager about the history of the iconic sign and factory.

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