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Pride of Baltimore Celebrates 40 Years

The city's replica schooner kicks off 40th anniversary season this weekend.

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Hear Them Roar

Head to one or all of these events to celebrate Women's History Month.

Arts & Culture

Video: How Well Do You Know Your Baltimore History?

Four lessons from BMI museum educator John Green.

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Safe Harbor

Historic Pearl Harbor ship lives on in Baltimore.

Arts & Culture

The Little Theater That Could

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

Arts & Culture

Dream Boat

The tragic last voyage of the Pride of Baltimore.

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A Tale of Two Cities

For half a century, West Baltimore was a vital center of black culture, mixed-income neighborhoods, and groundbreaking civil rights activism. After Freddie Gray, can it be again?

Arts & Culture

Not Dead Yet

After 125 years, the Ouija board’s Baltimore origin story has been unraveled. Research shows it works, too. (Kind of.)

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Yale Showcases 170,000 Depression-Era Photos

Among the collection are more than 1,300 images of life in Baltimore in the 1930s.

Arts & Culture

Citizen Brain

September 17 is Citizenship Day in the U.S., which got us wondering: Would you pass our (totally made up) citizenship test?

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The Fault in His Stars

How did John Wilkes Booth become America's first presidential assassin?

The Chatter

Washington Monument Restoration Unearths Second Time Capsule

Cornerstone of monument contains objects buried since 1815.

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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

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

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Then and Now: Essay

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

Food & Drink

Then and Now: Baltimore's Dining Scene

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

News & Community

Then and Now: Baltimore magazine's website

A look back at almost 20 years on the web

Sports

Diamond Anniversary

As The Orioles mark 60 years at the plate, we take a look back through words and images.

Sports

Archive stories about the beloved Baltimore Colts

On the 30th anniversary of the team's departure, we compile old stories about the beloved Baltimore Colts.

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Former Raven opens unique gym experience in Catonsville.

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Lindsay Buck talks about her Hampden home that she shares with James Prichard.

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Scenes from the Bel-Loc Diner and UnPub 7 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Cinema Paradiso
The Maryland Film Festival is no longer a hidden gem. But will it be ruined by success?