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Belgian Pub to Open in Hampden

May 12, 2010
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Belgian Pub to Open in Hampden

We were tipped off by the Midnight Sun (which was tipped off by Beer in Baltimore–don’t you just love the interwebs?) that a Belgian pub is opening in Hampden. It’s called De Kleine Duivel (which means The Little Devil in Flemish) and will open sometime this summer, after extensive renovations, in the old Nutty Pub...
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Irene Lewis Update

April 29, 2010
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Earlier today we reported that Irene Lewis would be stepping down as CenterStage‘s artistic director after the upcoming season, wondering what Lewis would do for her next act. According to Public Relations Manager Heather Jackson, Lewis plans to go back to an earlier love, directing. Lewis directed numerous shows before becoming artistic director at...
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CenterStage’s Irene Lewis Steps Down

April 29, 2010
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CenterStage’s Irene Lewis Steps Down

In an article yesterday, the Baltimore Business Journal announced that Irene Lewis will be leaving her post as the artistic director of CenterStage. The highly creative and cantankerous Lewis has been running the show at the professional theater for nearly two decades. According to the BBJ, the 2010-2011 season will Lewis’ last at CenterStage;...
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Rodney Henry and Bobby Flay Throwdown

March 11, 2010
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Rodney Henry and Bobby Flay Throwdown

Bobby Flay | Image by foodnetwork.com According to a post on the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s web site, local pieman Rodney Henry was challenged to a quiche-off by Bobby Flay for the chef’s Food Network television show Throwdown. Kudos to the Dangerously Delicious Pies-maker for gaining enough renown to bring Flay to Charm City....
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Curtain Time

February 3, 2010
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Funny Business Make your way to the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatree (817 St. Paul St., 752-1225) on Feb. 7 for Drop Three Comedy & Improv‘s monthly show. The February edition features comic Will Carey. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Haitian Earthquake Relief.Move It The Baltimore Dance Project brings choreography...
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Twitter Cake

January 6, 2010
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I finally understand the purpose of Twitter. It was created so that Red Emma’s could tell me they have “delicious vegan red velvet cake.” No sooner did a colleague see the tweet then we were bundled up and headed to the coffee shop to partake. And damn, was it good! Sweet and dense, but...
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Murder Ink Updates

January 6, 2010
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The murder of Roger Dennis, a 25-year-old African-American man, has been closed by exception. Dennis was shot in the 1900 block of West North Avenue in 1997. He died on Aug. 1, 2008. The man police believe was responsible for Dennis’ death has died. The March 6, 2009 murder of Herbert Carsten Jr, a...
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DuClaw Closure Update

January 4, 2010
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I just got off the phone with DuClaw Brewing Co. president David Benfield. He says there were two reasons for closing down DuClaw’s Charm City location. “One is a small dispute with our landlord over fees on the property,” he says. “And during that dispute the landlord offered to buy our lease out.” The...
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DuClaw in Fells Point Closes Today

December 30, 2009
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Today, Dec. 30, is your last chance to hit DuClaw Brewing Co. in Fells Point. The brew pub is shuttering at end of business today. When I called to ask why, I was answered by an understandably testy employee. “Um, a combination of reasons,” she said. I could almost hear the eye roll. “Probably...
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Dogwood Reopens

December 15, 2009
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Dogwood is reopening Dec. 17 according to an e-mail from the restaurant. Last August, it closed down amid rumors that this temporary hiatus would prove permanent. Rumors that seemed pretty likely when September and then October and then November came and went without the promised reopening. Now, you can once again head down to...
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Foster Care Documentary on MPT

November 24, 2009
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Maryland Public Television is replaying a short documentary by local filmmaker Bill Whiteford Nov. 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. You might recognize Whiteford’s name: He won an Oscar in 2000 for the documentary King Gimp which he co-directed with fellow Marylander Susan Hannah Hadary. The 30-minute program airing tonight, Foster Care Stories: A...
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New Restaurants

November 6, 2009
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Despite the economic downturn that has taken the life of several local restaurants (RIP Bicycle and Brass Elephant), brave souls continue to join Baltimore’s culinary landscape. Milan, which promises “eclectic Italian/Mediterranean cuisine,” is set to open in the coming months. Located at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Exeter Street, it has the benefit...
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