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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On The Town

Lane Harlan Opens Fadensonnen in Old Goucher This Weekend

Owners from Clavel and W.C. Harlan launch a new beer garden and natural wine and sake bar.

Arts & Culture

The Art of Healing

Notre Dame of Maryland University launches the state’s first art therapy master’s program.

Travel & Outdoors

Love Thy Neighbor

We check in on our big-sister city and like what we find in Washington, D.C.

Food & Drink

Review: Ludlow Market

The Wine Market Bistro rebrands itself as Ludlow Market, Bar & Bottle Shop in Locust Point.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: November 2018

The latest from DeRay Mckesson and Laura Lippman.

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: November 2018

The latest from Andy Bopp and Wume.

Health & Wellness

Squad Goals

GalPal hosts empowering fitness classes throughout the city.

Food & Drink

Review: Duck Duck Goose

Duck Duck Goose offers a sophisticated take on European cuisine without the pretense.

History & Politics

Lost and Found

Baltimore man connects long-lost vintage portraits and family photos with their loved ones.

Education & Family

Cameo: Bryn Parchman

We talk with the president and CEO of Port Discovery Children's Museum.

Arts & Culture

Laura Lippman Talks About Her First Children’s Book

The famed crime fiction writer discusses how the project came to be.

Food & Drink

Small But Mighty

Italian-inspired Little Bird Coffee Bar gets all the details right.

Food & Drink

Review: Vinny’s Italian Café

This hidden gem serves simple, rich, and traditional Italian food.

On The Town

Cosima Bar Manager Talks Battle with Breast Cancer and Dream Trip to Italy

Kristen Starks discusses upcoming wine dinner and channeling her Puglia experience.

Arts & Culture

My Top Ten with John Locke

The percussionist for the BSO shares his favorite things.

Health & Wellness

Off To The Races

Local experts give us tips and tricks to prep and recover from running a race.

Arts & Culture

What’s In The Box?

Hunt A Killer delivers murder mysteries to subscribers’ doors.

News & Community

Know Them By Their Fruits

The beautiful First Unitarian Church in Mt. Vernon opened 200 years ago this month.

The Chatter

Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Ego Nwodim Play “Thirsty” Baltimore Cops on SNL

Baltimore native Nwodim said the sketch was her vision.

Style & Shopping

Precious Stones

Local jewelry maker channels the islands with her simplistic design.

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