Meet the Editor


Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen is the digital senior editor at Baltimore, where she covers 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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Arts & Culture

Made in Maryland

Meet the makers who are keeping Baltimore's industrious spirit alive and well.

On The Town

Festive Holiday Events to Check Off Your Winter Bucket List

From ice skating and "carole-oke" to bar crawls and Nutcracker performances, here's how to get into the spirit.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Creole Soul; Andina; Jack & Zach’s

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Food & Drink

From Baltimore, With Love

These Made in Maryland food businesses fill us with pride of product.

Food & Drink

All in a Day With Jason Hisley

We follow the daily routine of the pastry chef and owner of Cake by Jason.

Arts & Culture

Alpha Dog

A woman-owned printing business leads the way in Woodberry.

Health & Wellness

Six Tips for Beating the “Winter Blues”

Annick Barker of Metta Integrative Wellness Center offers ways to combat sluggish winter moods.

Food & Drink

Review: Cafe Mezzanotte

Cafe Mezzanotte is reborn after a $1-million makeover.

On The Town

Treasures to Discover at Dutch Courage in Old Goucher

Take a sneak peek inside the new gin bar full of vintage finds.

Arts & Culture

Music Reviews: December 2019

The latest from Al Rogers Jr. and The High & Wides.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: December 2019

The latest from Judith Krummeck, Donald Ray Schwartz, and Steven Evans

Arts & Culture

Judith Krummeck Weaves Her Immigration Story with Nonfiction in New Book

We talk to the Baltimore broadcaster and author of 'Old New Worlds: A Tale of Two Immigrants.'

On The Town

Thanksgiving Eve Remains a Time-Honored Tradition in Baltimore

Reconnect with your home-for-the-holiday crew at these bars and events.

News & Community

Cameo: Andy Cook

We sit down with the campaign director for Made in Baltimore.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Baby’s on Fire; Sally O’s; Il Palio

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

Food & Drink

City Hall

We answer your burning questions about the newly renovated Cross Street Market.

In Good Taste

Last-Minute Ideas for Thanksgiving Made Easy

Whether you need a potluck dish or restaurant reservation, the local scene has you covered.

On The Town

Whitehall Food Market Hosting Holiday Pop-Up in Advance of Grand Opening

Vendors create a one-stop shop for festive food and gifts in Hampden.

Style & Shopping

Male Call

Stay hip with this fresh, seasonal menswear style guide.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: Trinacria Cafe; ‘Esquire’ Awards; Points South Latin Kitchen

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

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