Meet the Editor


Jess Mayhugh

Jess Mayhugh is the digital editor for Baltimore, where she has worked since 2008, covering nightlife, sports, food, and events. She was born and raised here and has enjoyed watching the Orioles return to greatness and the city become a bona fide food and drink destination. She occasionally espouses Baltimore’s virtues in publications like Thrillist and Serious Eats.


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The Chatter

Seven Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Celebrate the life and legacy of the influential Civil Rights leader.

Home & Living

Heart of the Home

A Homeland kitchen addition makes space for family dinner.

Health & Wellness

Beauty Defined

Your guide to the trendiest beauty buzzwords.

Arts District

Billy Joel to Play First-Ever Camden Yards Concert

In a partnership with LiveNation and the Orioles, the Piano Man will perform at the stadium in July.

Food & Drink

Disco Fever

Italian Disco hits the right notes.

History & Politics

Bootleg Bunch

During Prohibition, the still-going Joseph Kavanagh Company turned from coppersmithing to bootlegging.

Arts & Culture

Working Through It

WombWork Productions uses theater to teach and empower.

Sports

Season of Suck

Fifty years ago, the Colts, O’s, and Bullets all fell to upstarts from New York when it mattered most.

Arts District

Baltimore Museum of Art Has Rare “Sold Out” Day, Thanks to John Waters

Hundreds line up to see the Waters retrospective before it closes.

Health & Wellness

Body Positivity

Mary England shines a bright light on self-acceptance and mental health.

Arts & Culture

Let’s Have a Kiki

Local drag queen Brooklyn Heights talks drag brunch etiquette

Food & Drink

Tavern Talk

The White Oak Tavern delights in Ellicott City.

Arts & Culture

New Music from Joy Postell and Haint Blue

We review their albums Diaspora and Overgrown.

Style & Shopping

More Than Makeup

A local makeup artist hosts an online program for advancing beauty careers.

Arts & Culture

New Books on Grieving and Johns Hopkins

We review Before and After Loss and the The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins.

Arts & Culture

Cameo: Stephanie Ybarra

The new artistic director at Baltimore Center Stage shares her vision for the theater.

Health & Wellness

Cool It

We talk to a plastic surgeon about what exactly CoolSculpting is and its long-term results.

Arts & Culture

Antero Pietila Discusses The Ghosts of Johns Hopkins

The writer examines how Hopkins’ wealth influenced Baltimore long after his lifetime.

Sports

A New Goal

The Washington Capitals bring street hockey to Baltimore City students.

Arts & Culture

Sacred Spaces

Seven spiritual sites for local pilgrimage.

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