The Chop Goes to Israel

As wonderful a city as Baltimore is, it’s not without its minor failings. There’s always road work in your way, too many things are closed Sundays and Mondays, and quality of life issues are a persistent source of anxiety. Perhaps the biggest failing of our fair city though is that it’s tough to find a […]

2011 Mobbies Voting Starts Today

It’s that time of year again, Baltimore. The time when we bother you as much as we possibly can without completely alienating you so that you’ll vote for us in the Baltimore Sun’s Maryland’s Outstanding Blogs contest. Voting begins at 8 am today, and runs through November 10. Vote for the Chop daily. Pretty please. […]

Baltimore Beer Week Begins Today

Today is a holiday in the City of Baltimore. It’s not the usual thing for a holiday to be on a Thursday, but… wait; is today Thursday? Who cares! It’s a holiday. A high holy day. A high holy week. And by week, we mean like 2 weeks. Eleven days to be exact. Today marks […]

Avoiding the Freshman Sydrome

First things first… The first thing is that we’re happy to announce that this blog was recognized yesterday by the City Paper in their annual Best of Baltimore issue as being Baltimore’s Best Local Blog. The BoB award carries a lot of weight in this town, and most of your finer local establishments display one […]

Opening Day 2011 @ Camden Yards Today

We hate to naysay. Oh wait… no we don’t. We do it all the time. Like right now when we say that the Orioles will not break 70 wins again this year. We’re not one of these fancy schmancy analytical sabermetric blogs, so we’ll just give it to you in a nutshell. Aside from having […]