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  • Union Goes Whole Hog With Blacksauce Kitchen Tonight

    April 18, 2014
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    Union Goes Whole Hog With Blacksauce Kitchen Tonight

    Starting tonight, Union Brewing will be holding three monthly Black Friday events featuring their award winning beers and a whole hog BBQ by Baltimore favorites Blacksauce Kitchen. Going from 6-10pm, tonight’s event will be held at the brewery (1700 Union St.) and feature live music from Jordan August, an art show installation from Chris...
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  • @BaltoBeerBaron Looks Back On The Liquor Board: Top 10 Outrageous Moments

    April 18, 2014
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    Outgoing Liquor Board Chairman, Stephan Fogleman, once quoted The Smiths at a hearing.

    10) Angry Pizza Purveyor: A Hollins Market Pizzeria owner was so frustrated with her server that she threw a pint glass at the employee and missed…but hit a customer in the face instead, who required stitches. The license was suspended. 9) Don’t Stand So Close to Me: At the Board, we don’t have a...
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  • Parts & Labor’s Butcher Shop Opens Today

    April 17, 2014
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    Parts & Labor’s Butcher Shop Opens Today

    Planning on unleashing a post-lent meat spectacular for Easter dinner?  Parts & Labor’s butcher shop has you covered.  Ribeye? Check. Bone-in pork chops cut to your liking? Sure. Local guinea hen? Yup. Mutton? Obviously. Opening today, the locally-sourced shop will not only offer raw cuts but also cured meats, pâtés, milk, butter, pickled vegetables,...
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  • Remembering Children’s Books of Yesteryear during National Library Week

    April 17, 2014
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    Remembering Children’s Books of Yesteryear during National Library Week

    Feeling rebellious over our dizzying speed-mad era of e-books, e-readers, digital and virtual realities, I want to advocate for the practice of borrowing a good old-fashioned book from the library—especially now, during National Library Week. I want to remind everyone of the simple joy of settling down in a cozy nook, turning well-worn pages, and...
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  • New Liquor Board administrator is outsider

    April 16, 2014
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    New Liquor Board administrator is outsider

    Outgoing Baltimore Liquor Board Chairman Steve Fogleman sounds giddy as he announces that Michelle Bailey-Hedgepeth, the Capitol Heights Town Administrator, will be taking the executive secretary post at the liquor board. “She doesn’t know anybody,” Fogleman says. “She doesn’t know the mayor.” He recounts Bailey-Hedgepeth’s credentials, which include a master’s degree in public administration...
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  • Five Things Baltimore McDonald’s’s are known for

    April 16, 2014
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    Five Things Baltimore McDonald’s’s are known for

    The humble Mickey D’s is one of the last bedrock cultural experiences that all Americans share. But despite the corporate concentration on standardization, every McDonald’s reflects its surroundings. We were reminded of this fact the other day when the New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin published some observations from his recent Baltimore jaunt. He needed to...
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