Fifth Annual Mobbies Awards @ Creative Alliance Tonight

So the Mobbies bash is tonight from 6:30-8:30. You should go. Even if you don’t have a blog or anything. You’re obviously reading this so you clearly have at least a basic working knowledge of blogs and Baltimore City, and that’s enough. Besides, you’re probably on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Reddit or some combination of […]

MICA Haunted House Tonight Through Saturday

A funny thing happens when you do a web search for “haunted houses in Baltimore.” You get pages of results for a bunch of haunted house attractions, none of which are actually in Baltimore and many of which are actually quite far away at an hour’s drive or more. Any city dwellers who want a […]

When Your Neighbor is a Stranger

So we’re going to go sit in on a panel discussion this evening called When Your Neighbor is a Stranger. (Warning, we were advised that registration has already ended so the form that that link leads to may not be valid today.) We’re not really sure what to expect, since this isn’t the sort of […]

Free Fall Baltimore Begins Today

For many people it can be hard to say goodbye to Summer. For the Chop though, there’s no better time than October to be a Baltimorean. Today marks the start of Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts’ annual Free Fall Baltimore celebration, when many of the city’s pre-eminent cultural institutions offer special programming and […]

Punk Rock Karaoke @ Liam Flynn’s Tonight

Although we didn’t blog about it, we went to Punk Rock Karaoke at Liam Flynn’s Ale House the last time that outfit came through town in late March. Take it from the Chop: it was cool as shit. It’s rare that a crowded bar has the atmosphere and bonhomie of a house party full of […]