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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Charmed Life

Style File: Eaarthbones Jewelry

Rachel King talks about her eco-friendly, ethically sourced crystal jewelry brand.

Food & Drink

Small World

Local restaurants cater to kids.

Health & Wellness

Keto 101

A beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet.

Sports

The Bid & The Kid

In 1979, a 19-year-old kid from Dundalk rode Spectacular Bid to Preakness glory.

Charmed Life

Style File: Best Day Ever

Get to know the owner of the Canton Square boutique.

Health & Wellness

Top Nurses 2019

Our fifth annual awards program salutes the unsung heroes of health care.

On The Town

Preakness Parties and Drinks to Celebrate the Big Race

From frozen drinks to bus parties, here are the best ways to toast the middle jewel.

Health & Wellness

Spreading the Love

Ronald McDonald House Charities Maryland opens a new location in Jonestown.

Arts District

Baltimore Tattoo Artists Share Their Stories

We sat down with some local artists to talk style, inspiration, and the local scene.

Arts District

John Waters Brings Back Memories of Betsy the Chimp

In his new book Mr. Know-It-All, Waters devotes an entire chapter to the animal artist.

Style & Shopping

Kids’ Shopping Guide

The best local places to shop for your little ones.

Outside World

Baltimore Wildlife Week Returns For Second Year

From a cleanup at Camden Yards to urban nature walks, National Wildlife Federation brings green thinking to city residents.

Charmed Life

Style File: Get Shredded Vintage

Get to know Sara Autrey whose Charles Village shop celebrates its one-year anniversary.

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: May 2019

The latest from Micah E. Wood and Cris Jacobs.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: May 2019

The latest from John Waters and Joseph J. Capista.

Outside World

Locally-Inspired Beach Reads for Your Summer Trip

Fill your beach bags with these local writers, murder mysteries, and emotional tales.

The Chatter

Pete Davidson Buys McDonald’s for Movie Goers in Maryland

During a showing of Avengers: Endgame in Bel Air, the comedian treated the audience to burgers and fries.

Travel & Outdoors

Cameo: Nicole Veltre-Luton

The Digital Harbor High teacher discusses providing free outdoor education to Baltimore City youth.

Style & Shopping

My Top Ten With Laura Hodges

Owner of Domain home accessories and gifts shares her favorite things.

Arts & Culture

Brush With Life

Self-taught Pigtown artist paints Baltimore’s victims of gun violence to heal and memorialize.

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