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 […]

Photos From the Mark Supik Co. Open Studio

Last Sunday we finally got a chance to check out a piece of Baltimore that we’ve been curious about for quite some time, and that many people here in town pass by frequently without realizing it. Mark Supik & Company’s shop at the corner of Baltimore and Haven Streets in Highlandtown doesn’t look like much […]

A Word About the Santoni’s Closing

It was unfortunate to hear in yesterday’s news that Santoni’s supermarket is closing up after 83 years in business. Growing up near Dundalk, about halfway between two Santoni’s locations, it was a regular stop for the Chop’s family growing up (although not as regular as Mars). We’ve got those old blue collar roots, and when […]

Neighborhood Pop-Ups: Get Ready to Buy Into Baltimore

When we bought the Chophouse a few years ago, we had a pretty good idea exactly what we were looking for. Living close to downtown was a must for us, but alas… a four story brownstone next door to the Engineers Club was a bit beyond our means. We could afford a pretty nice house […]