Meet the Editor


Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen is a digital associate editor for Baltimore, where she blogs about food, events, lifestyle, and community news. A Baltimore native and recent Towson University grad, she loves taking advantage of all that Charm City has to offer. She’s also a huge fan of spicy cocktails and ‘90s cover bands.


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On The Town

Weekend Lineup: May 25-28

The best things to do in Baltimore this Memorial Day weekend.

In Good Taste

Eliminating Plastic Straws Becomes Priority at Local Bars and Restaurants

Business owners encourage recyclable alternatives made of paper, corn, and pasta.

In Good Taste

Local Spots Offering Royal Wedding Specials Fit for Kings and Queens

From British breakfasts to posh pick-me-ups, here’s where to indulge.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Stanford Kitchen; Shaheen of Baltimore; Grano Emporio

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

On The Town

ODESZA Talks Headlining This Year's Preakness InfieldFest

The electronic duo takes the infield's new mega-stage with Post Malone and 21 Savage.

In Good Taste

Ludlow Market Opening in Former Wine Market Space in Locust Point

Chef Christopher Audia shares details about the new neighborhood concept.

Food & Drink

Review: Emma's Tea Spot

Keep calm and visit Emma’s Tea Spot in Hamilton.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Baltimore Whiskey Company Wins Gold; Ludlow Market; The BBQ

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

New Papi's Location in Hampden Will Continue its Mexican Street Vibe

The Fells Point taqueria is taking over the former home of Dimitri's Tavern on Falls Road.

On The Town

Topgolf Announces Plans for Innovative Driving Range in South Baltimore

The attraction will anchor a new sports and entertainment district near the stadiums.

Food & Drink

Review: Chez Hugo Bistro

Steve Monnier’s Chez Hugo Bistro delights downtown with its focus on France.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: The Red Boat; Charles Village Pub; Corner Charcuterie Bar

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

Lemon Peppermint Stick Tradition Lives On

Pucker up as the iconic treat returns to FlowerMart this weekend.

On The Town

Blue Agave Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With Weeklong Bash

Federal Hill spot shares recipe for a pineapple-raspberry margarita.

In Good Taste

New and Improved Sandlot Returns to Harbor Point This Weekend

Here's what to look out for at the waterfront oasis, which is featuring more of everything this season.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: LB Skybar; GDL Italian; Ó Flynn's

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

In Good Taste

414 Light Street Skyscraper to Offer a Variety of Food Options

Kippo Ramen is the first eatery to snag space at the luxe retail and residential property.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Old Major; Amber; Roggenart

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Outside World

Earth Day Cleanups, Festivals, and Parties

Give back to the planet this Earth Day and help keep our communities beautiful.

On The Town

Ten Things to Look Out for at the New Hotel Revival in Mt. Vernon

The new 14-story property features private karaoke rooms and panoramic views.

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