MLB to Install Metal Detectors at All Ballparks for 2014

There’s been little doubt that Bud Selig has been the worst commissioner in major league history, but just in case any of that doubt remained it now vanishes once and for all. Baseball’s nationally televised games are already all but unwatchable, the playoff system is far too long and convoluted, the free agent market is […]

California Tortilla on Pratt Street is Closed

It is with a heavy heart that we announce here that California Tortilla has closed its doors at the Pratt Street location. The restaurant closed quietly and without fanfare recently, and in truth we only noticed the change when we happened to be downtown during the dinner hour and wanted a burrito last week. It […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Ballpark Dates

Now more than ever there are plenty of great date ideas floating around out there. Whether it’s a street festival, a wine tasting, or just something as simple as dinner and a movie there’s a fine art to making things flow smoothly. And one of our personal favorite dates, the ol’ ball-game, is no exception. […]

Baltimore Lexicon: Bud Heavy

The Chop’s been drinking a lot more ballpark beer than ever this season. Partially this is because we haven’t had the patience to fool around with a hip flask this Summer. Partially it’s because we’ve been treating friends to tickets and letting them buy a beer in return. But mostly it’s because this season we’re […]