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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The Chatter

Early Risers Turn to Skateboarding as a Pandemic Pastime

Group of guys in their 30s and 40s spend mornings skating in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park.

News & Community

GameChanger: Bill Henry

We catch up with the future City Comptroller.

Home & Living

Here for the Long Haul

The changes you’ll need to age in place don’t have to be huge.

Travel & Outdoors

Talk of the Bay

Potomac-Chesapeake Dolphin Project surveys dolphins in about 14 square miles of the Potomac.

On The Town

Rufus Roundtree Climbs Aboard Urban Pirates’ Ship for Floating Concert This Weekend

WTMD continues to creatively restore live music amidst COVID-19.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: July 31-August 2

The best things to do with your Charm City weekend.

In Good Taste

Open & Shut: NiHao; Bmore Licks; Sally O’s

The latest restaurant openings, closings, and recent news.

The Chatter

Baltimoreans Pay Tribute to Sports Superfan Mo Gaba

The 14-year-old lost his battle to cancer hours after being elected into the O’s Hall of Fame.

Home & Living

Fixated on Furniture

There are few more immersed in the business than the Schneiders of Sofas Etc.

In Good Taste

Celebrate Orioles Opening Day with These Carryout Specials

From ice cream to bagels, here are orange-inspired eats to enjoy from home.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: July 24-26

The best things to do with your Charm City weekend.

Home & Living

Baltimoreans Turn to Gardening for Relief During Lockdown

Turns out, dirt-digging is good for the soul.

Arts & Culture

How Creative Alliance is Keeping Art Alive Through COVID-19

Highlandtown's hallowed venue moves programming outside and online.

Home & Living

A Place to Write Home About

The fancy trappings of luxury apartments and condos beckon a special breed.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: July 17-19

The best things to do with your Charm City weekend.

Food & Drink

Three Sips That Evoke The Spirit of Summer

Wine and spirits to look out for at your favorite bottle shop.

On The Town

Eight Baltimoreans on The Loss of Summer Festivals

Mayor Young’s cancellation means no Artscape, AFRAM, or other large gatherings.

Health & Wellness

In The Shadow of Coronavirus, Aspiring Dentists Answer the “Why” Question

The pandemic doesn't seem to deter these students from their chosen field.

Arts & Culture

New Book Explores the Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Force

Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg discuss 'I Got a Monster.'

News & Community

Hotel Revival Becomes An Emergency Response Center in Mt. Vernon

The hotel's community outreach takes on a new meaning during the pandemic.

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