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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Home & Living

Flora First Aid

When battling bugs and plant disease, take a holistic approach.

The Birds Nest

Manny Machado’s Most Memorable Moments

Orioles trade the beloved shortstop to the Dodgers for five prospects.

Food & Drink

Review: Inferno Pizza

This pizza takes the cake—make that pie.

Food & Drink

A Day in Annapolis

Just a stone’s throw from Baltimore, our state capital is a great day trip getaway for everything.

Food & Drink

A Moveable Feast

At area restaurants, it's a wheel-y good show.

Home & Living

Host a Tiki Inspired Cocktail Party

Bring those tropical vibes inside with a retro-inspired celebration.

Arts & Culture

Living Legend

Anne Tyler talks about gun violence, writing inspiration, and her latest novel Clock Dance.

Style & Shopping

Tough as Nails

Power Nails Decals brings culturally celebratory nail art to the masses.

Health & Wellness

Survival Skills

Marvin Thorpe teaches swim lessons in his Windsor Mill backyard.

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: July 2018

The latest from the High & Wides and ​Lafayette Gilchrist & The New Volcanoes.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: July 2018

The latest from Anne Tyler, Michael E. Northrup, and Liz and Jimmy Reed.

Home & Living

Making a Splash

Preserving the character of a historic Bay Ridge home that’s now perfect for gatherings.

Health & Wellness

Can Hagerstown Kick Its Habit?

The worst drug epidemic in U.S. history could be a fatal blow to Hagerstown (and other small towns like it).

Style & Shopping

Yellow Outfit Ideas for Summer

Gen-Z yellow is the hottest shade of summer.

Food & Drink

Review: Gordon Ramsay Steak

Gordon Ramsay opens his first East Coast steakhouse at the Horseshoe Casino.

Travel & Outdoors

Above Par

Local entrepreneurs are making a splash with waterfront golf.

News & Community

Voice of a Generation

Teenage activist Jesse Anderson is empowering youth, one blog post a time.

Food & Drink

How to Throw the Perfect Crab Feast

Move full steam ahead with our tips and tricks for a repast to remember.

Food & Drink

Review: Topside at Hotel Revival

Hotel Revival’s new rooftop bar helps us see Baltimore in a whole new light.

Arts District

Art on the Waterfront Showcases Public Sculpture

Four local artists exhibit pieces that reflect nature through art.

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