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 Inquirer, Time Out, and Edible. She also has an almost unhealthy love for oysters and her dog, Hooper.


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Arts District

Beach House Shares Five of The Band’s Favorite Tracks

Before their Hippodrome show, the dream-pop duo reveals a sneak peek of the setlist.

Arts District

Is the BSO Headed for a Lockout?

In recent weeks, the ongoing dispute between musicians and management has reached a tipping point over financial woes.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: May 2019

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

Micah E. Wood Embraces His Emotions

The local singer-songwriter focuses on self-love in his new self-titled album.

Arts & Culture

Summer Concert Guide

From local bands to national names, this summer is full of shows you just can’t miss.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: April 2019

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

Cris Jacobs Forges His Own Path

As a new dad with a new record, the rising musician discusses fatherhood, family, and music on the eve his hometown show.

Outside World

Field Notes: Styrofoam Gets Banned, Bay Funding Wars Reignite, and Osprey Return to the Chesapeake

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: March 2019

The top five songs you should download right now.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: February 2019

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Travel & Outdoors

Close Comforts

Boutique hotels offer a getaway without having to leave Baltimore.

Outside World

Field Notes: Chesapeake Bay Report Card, 2019 Farm Bill, and Ultima Thule

A roundup of eco-news from around the region.

Arts District

The Big Baltimore Playlist: January 2019

The top five local songs you should download right now.

Arts District

BSO Musicians Face Uncertainty As Contracts Expire

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is struggling financially, but musicians say a shorter season is not the answer.

Arts District

Dan Deacon Ready to Make His Meyerhoff Debut

The classically trained electronic musician discusses his upcoming BSO Pulse performance on Thursday.

Arts District

Vocal-Only Embody Show Returns to WTMD

The showcase celebrating the human voice comes to Towson this Thursday.

Arts District

My Favorite Music of 2018

Big albums by local artists yield a year of must-listen hits.

Arts District

Snail Mail and JPEGMAFIA to Play Firefly Music Festival in 2019

The multi-day music festival returns to Dover, Delaware, next June.

Outside World

Field Notes: Record Rains, Offshore Drilling, and More Deluge from the Conowingo Dam

A roundup of eco-news from around the region.

Arts District

The Baltimore Museum of Art Announces New Public Art Commission

The biennial installation will feature works by contemporary artists with an emphasis on diversity.

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