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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Food & Drink

Baltimore Farmers Market Guide

A status update on city and county markets, which have been deemed essential businesses.

Food & Drink

Waves of Grain

How craft beer has become the backbone of Maryland agriculture.

Arts & Culture

The Piano Man

In honor of Billy Joel playing Camden Yards, here are a few ways Baltimore can roll out the red carpet.

Style & Shopping

Top Ten with Lindsey Brown

The owner of A Day N June Showroom shares her favorite things.

Food & Drink

Review: Sagamore Pendry Pool Bar

With a revamped food and drink menu, the pool bar at the Sagamore Pendry is open to all.

Home & Living

The House That Fire Built

A Roland Park blaze forever changes a family and their home.

Health & Wellness

Start Right

Wellness experts share tips on starting your morning off right.

Food & Drink

Review: The Oregon Grille

This horse-country stalwart still pleases

Travel & Outdoors

Into the Woods

A local bikepacking group connects marginalized riders.

Arts & Culture

And So Are You

Fluid Movement celebrates 20 years of community building and radical acceptance.

Style & Shopping

The White Album

A summer wardrobe won’t be complete without those essential whites.

Food & Drink

Review: Flamant

At Flamant in Annapolis, expect the unexpected.

Arts & Culture

The Banksy of Baltimore

Reed Bmore has built a local following for his thought-provoking wire sculptures.

History & Politics

Eyes of the Law

In new book, former undercover cop Jim Cabezas details his career fighting corruption and blindness.

Style & Shopping

Hampden Haven

Milagro on The Avenue specializes in fair trade clothing and crafts.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: July 2019

The latest from Barbara Bourland and Laura Lippman

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: July 2019

The latest from DDm and Outer Spaces.

Home & Living

Cameo: Quida Chancey

We talk to the founder of Smalltimore Homes.

Arts & Culture

Barbara Bourland Discusses Feminism and the Art World

We talk to the author of Fake Like Me.

Science & Technology

Palace Intrigue

Long-shuttered Hutzler’s Department store is now home to 25 percent of global internet traffic.

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