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May 2014

News & Community

Then & Now

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.
News & Community

Then & Now

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.
 Washington Monument. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detriot Publishing Company Collection, [LC-DIG-det-4a29716]
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Then and Now: Washington Monument
Located in historic Mt. Vernon Square, the surrounding grassy knolls have hosted FlowerMart, the Baltimore Book Festival, and, of course, the monument's annual holiday lighting.
 Washington Monument. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detriot Publishing Company Collection, [LC-DIG-det-4a29716]
News & Community
Then and Now: Washington Monument
Located in historic Mt. Vernon Square, the surrounding grassy knolls have hosted FlowerMart, the Baltimore Book Festival, and, of course, the monument's annual holiday lighting.
 Inner Harbor, 1903Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detriot Publishing Company Collection, [LC-DIG-det-4a06522]
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Then and Now: Inner Harbor
There remains no more tangible evidence of Baltimore’s transformation from industrial port town to modern city and tourist destination than the Inner Harbor
 Inner Harbor, 1903Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Detriot Publishing Company Collection, [LC-DIG-det-4a06522]
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Then and Now: Inner Harbor
There remains no more tangible evidence of Baltimore’s transformation from industrial port town to modern city and tourist destination than the Inner Harbor
 Photos by David Colwell
Sports
Crush Worthy
Orioles slugger Chris Davis discusses his ups, and many downs, on the path to becoming a superstar called Crush.
 Photos by David Colwell
Sports
Crush Worthy
Orioles slugger Chris Davis discusses his ups, and many downs, on the path to becoming a superstar called Crush.
News & Community
Shattering The Glass Ceiling
In Baltimore, it’s not just at City Hall where female leaders have risen to the top.
News & Community
Shattering The Glass Ceiling
In Baltimore, it’s not just at City Hall where female leaders have risen to the top.

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Then and Now: Washington Monument

Located in historic Mt. Vernon Square, the surrounding grassy knolls have hosted FlowerMart, the Baltimore Book Festival, and, of course, the monument's annual holiday lighting.

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Then and Now: Inner Harbor

There remains no more tangible evidence of Baltimore’s transformation from industrial port town to modern city and tourist destination than the Inner Harbor

Style & Shopping

Then and Now: Shopping

Maybe nothing seems more quintessentially “old Baltimore” than the era of the great family-owned department stores in the Lexington and Howard streets corridor.

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Then and Now: Homes

Range farther afield and the city’s diverse architecture becomes apparent, from narrow row houses to Guilford’s stately mansions.

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Then and Now: The 'Burbs

Many of the city's surrounding communities, blossomed into true “streetcar suburbs”

Arts & Culture

Then and Now: Theaters

History of some of Baltimore's legendary entertainment venues

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Public Markets

Baltimore’s public market system is the oldest, still operating public market network in the U.S.

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Restaurants + Bars

In Baltimore, we’ve witnessed transformations in both our dining culture and drinking scene in recent years.

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Then and Now: Transportation

The efficient movement of people, goods, and services is central to the function of any city—forever facing new challenges and demanding new solutions.

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Then and Now: Parks + Recreation

With the city swelling amid the mid-19th century Industrial Revolution, Baltimoreans sought the beauty and benefits of the natural world.

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Then and Now: Industry

For more than 300 years, the Port of Baltimore has been the center of industry for the city and state.

Sports

Then and Now: Stadiums

Few institutions have a larger place in the hearts of Baltimoreans than the ballparks of our hometown teams.

News & Community

Then & Now

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.

News & Community

Then & Now: Essay

The harbor communities continue to change, but the vestiges of the old neighborhoods are still shaping Baltimore.

Food & Drink

We’ve Come a Long Way, Hon

Over the decades, Baltimore’s dining options have grown—and we can thank the ’90s.

Style & Shopping

My Top 10 by Craig Martin, 42

The proprietor of Quinntessential Gentleman shares his favorite things.

Food & Drink

A Cure for a Cursed Spot

Despite a few hiccups, The Nickel Taphouse brings a new vibe and energy to Mt. Washington.

Arts & Culture

Business by Design

How two Baltimore institutions came together to create an education like no other.

Style & Shopping

Skin Deep

Ask the Expert

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The Chatter

Firsthand Accounts of What's Happening in Baltimore

News & Community

The Kid’s Speech

A local comedian embraces his stutter on and off stage.

Sports

Crush Worthy

Orioles slugger Chris Davis discusses his ups, and many downs, on the path to becoming a superstar called Crush.

Food & Drink

Not Sorry Charlie

Spike Gjerde’s younger brother has no regrets about pulling out of the culinary fast lane.

Style & Shopping

Fresh Scents

Perfumes that are perfect for the season.

Sports

How West Has Won

Baltimore native and Towson University alum, Terrance West, readies for the NFL draft

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: May 2014

Forgotten Sundays by Gerry Sandusky and Plug Ugly Ball: A Mobtown Tale of Bullies & Baseball by John Thomas Everett

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: May 2014

New music from Future Islands, Cex, and Mosno Al-Moseeki

Food & Drink

Down in the Valley

A Baltimore County landmark is reinvigorated under new ownership.

News & Community

Shattering The Glass Ceiling

In Baltimore, it’s not just at City Hall where female leaders have risen to the top.

Style & Shopping

ShopTalk: May 2014

Your monthly style update and news

Style & Shopping

Prepping for Preakness

You want to look classic, but not like you’re attending a period costume party. Here are three ways to pull off that “old-meets-new” look come race day.

Style & Shopping

Brim Shot

There are certain spring fashion staples that never go out of style.

Sports

Preakness Week Primer

Our guide to the events leading up to the big race.

Sports

Ladies’ Night

A little-known race before the Preakness is all about estrogen—and it’s catching on.

Sports

Playing the Field

A lot has changed since the beginning of Preakness’s InfieldFest, and we chronicle the evolution of Maryland’s biggest spring party.

News & Community

The Buzz: May 2014

A collection of the region's best quips, quotes, and bon mots.

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Talking Points

What piece of Baltimore nostalgia do you miss the most?

Food & Drink

Sunny Wines for Preakness

We’ve assembled three sunny wines that would be perfect for a patio party or any springtime picnic.

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Float On

The most creative race in town celebrates its “Sweet 16” this month.

Food & Drink

What a Lineup

Two Carroll County guys come up with player-backed, crab-themed snacks.

Food & Drink

Diner Days at Shoo-Fly

The Woodberry Kitchen offspring has family appeal.

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Grab and Go

Local parents make reusable food pouches.

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Dear Mom

Mother’s Day weekend (May 10-11) contains myriad special events for mom.

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Then & Now: Baltimore magazine's website

A look back at almost 20 years on the web

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Women in Leadership Roundtable Videos

Videos from our roundtable with Baltimore's leading women

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Editor's Corner: May 2014

Managing Editor Max Weiss previews the May Then & Now issue at Lexington Market.

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Cameo: Millie Brown

Founder of A Mother’s Cry

Arts & Culture

Welcome to the Big Time

Our interview with Samuel Herring and William Cashion of Future Islands

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Hometown Flashback

Yes, Baltimore has changed—but we’ve kept our character.

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Fear Factor

What’s scarier than losing a tooth?

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Women in Business Profiles

Our annual look at a few good business owners, professionals, and company officers who represent the leading role women have taken in the greater Baltimore business community.

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