Meet the Editor


Lydia Woolever

Lydia Woolever is senior editor at Baltimore, where she covers people, food, music, and the Chesapeake Bay. She was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and previously worked for Esquire magazine. Her work has been published there, as well as in The Philadelphia InquirerTime Out, and Edible. She also has an almost unhealthy love for oysters and her dog, Hooper.


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Arts District

Wing Dam to Perform Final Show at The Windup Space

The indie rock trio reflects on fond memories and shares what’s next.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: May 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

DJ Trillnatured Marches To Her Own Beat

Jessica Hyman talks to us about connecting Baltimore through music.

Arts District

Lauren Ruth Ward Returns Home a Rock Star

The up-and-coming, Baltimore-born singer performs at the Ottobar this Saturday.

Arts District

TT The Artist debuts trailer for Dark City: Beneath The Beat

We talk with the local musician about her upcoming documentary on Baltimore's homegrown club music.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: April 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Outside World

Field Notes: Apples for All, Grasses Make a Comeback, and the Bay Journal stays afloat

A roundup of eco-news from throughout the region.

Arts District

WTMD Announces 2018 First Thursday Concerts

Starting on May 3, this annual festival includes a lineup of local and national talent.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: March 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Outside World

Field Notes: Farewell Foam, Futuristic Trash Cans, and 10 Billion Oysters

A roundup of eco-news from throughout the region.

Outside World

A New Partnership Aims to Add Billions of Oysters to Chesapeake Bay

The future of bay restoration could lie in our once-prolific bivalve.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: February 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

Raul Midón Gets Ready For The Grammys

The Columbia resident and blind musician prepares for his first-ever nomination.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: January 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Jan. 19-21

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: January 12-14

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Jan. 5-7

The best things to do in Baltimore this weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Dec. 29-Jan. 1

The best things to do in Baltimore this New Year's weekend.

On The Town

Weekend Lineup: Dec. 22-24

The best things to do in Baltimore this holiday weekend.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: December 2017

The top five local songs you should download right now.

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