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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

First-Ever Baltimore Drag Festival Sashays to Creative Alliance

Brooklyn Heights discusses what to expect from the inaugural extravaganza.

Arts & Culture

Poetic Justice

Baltimore City’s Youth Poet Laureate shares original work "What If..."

In Good Taste

Papi Cuisine Chef Alex Perez Talks Growing in the Local Food Scene

B-more Kitchen producer prepares to defend his title at Battle of the Brands competition.

Arts & Culture

Summer in the City Photo Essay

From shooting hoops and splashing in pools to finding the perfect park bench, Baltimore knows how to cool off and chill out.

Health & Wellness

Back to Basics

Natural beauty: From the pantry to the beauty cupboard

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Rooster & Hen; Maximón; Bill Bateman’s Bistro

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Food & Drink

The Best White Wines for Summer

Riesling is a willing dance partner for an astonishing range of foods.

On The Town

Ministry of Brewing to Open Inside St. Michael’s Church in Fells Point

The 19th-century landmark will soon transform into a brewery and beer hall, set to open in early fall.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Water for Chocolate; With Love Company; Entré Amigos

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Food & Drink

Hungry for Health

A new cafe at Towson’s Kenilworth mall promotes quality ingredients for meat lovers and vegans.

Arts & Culture

For The ‘Gram

Selfie Fantasy brings an Instagram-worthy experience to Ocean City.

The Chatter

Ten of Many Reasons Why We Love Charm City

We revisit stories that make us proud to call ourselves Baltimoreans.

Style & Shopping

Baltimore Fashion Week Returns With a Bang

Be on the lookout for industry parties and meet-ups in the event's 12th season.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Tire Shop Pop-Ups at Parts & Labor; Koba BBQ; TigerStyle

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: August 2019

The latest from Dan Rodricks and Shawna Potter.

Outdoor World

Michael Jordan Trades in Basketballs for Boats at White Marlin Open

Veteran fishermen give advice to the NBA superstar in his first Ocean City tournament.

Arts District

Relics of Baltimore's Forgotten Punk Scene Showcased in New Metro Gallery Exhibit

Celebrated Summer Records owner Tony Pence curates fliers, photos, and music from 1977 to 1989.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: July 26-28

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Papi Cuisine; Royal Farms Chicken; Poké World

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

On The Town

National Tequila Day Specials to Quench Your Summer Cocktail Cravings

Get your fix with discounted margaritas and frozen drinks at these local bars.

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Relics of Baltimore's Forgotten Punk Scene Showcased in New Metro Gallery Exhibit: Celebrated Summer Records owner Tony Pence curates fliers, photos, and music from 1977 to 1989.