| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:26 AM
It really was the last picture show.
Baltimore's most passionate advocate of historic movie houses stood before the stage last night, and addressed a standing room only crowd of about 1,000. His voice cracking a little with emotion, he said, for the...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:43 AM
From the Maryland Politics blog:
Meetings of the city's spending board are generally sleepy bureaucratic pageants, punctuated by the occasional protest from contractors or sopping arrival of officials caught in the rain.
But Tom Kiefaber, who ran the...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The former owner of the Senator Theatre declared his candidacy Thursday for president of the Baltimore City Council, saying he wants to lead the body he called "a sorry crew."
Tom Kiefaber, who lost the historic theater founded by his grandfather to...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
After two and a half years in the works, Liam Flynn’s Ale House will have its official grand opening Saturday at 4 p.m.
Flynn said the bar, which looks like “a traditional ale house," will serve ales predominantly.
“We want to...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Harry Shearer says his "head exploded" 20 months ago. That's when he heard President Barack Obama, during a town hall meeting in New Orleans, refer to the flooding of the city after Hurricane Katrina as "a natural disaster."
The comedian, actor, radio...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Thomas A. Kiefaber, a candidate for City Council president, has been ordered to stay away from the historic theater he once owned after its new operator alleged he assaulted staff members on the opening night of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:23 AM
This year's High Zero Festival will take place between September 22 and 25, organizers said earlier this week.
That gives it an entire weekend of its own, unlike last year, which coincided with Virgin Mobile FreeFest.
The 13th edition of the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The All Rap Round Robin is far from the average microphone-too-low, DJ-too-loud, consistently tardy hip-hop show.
Now entering its fifth year, the gathering of the city's on-the-fringe hip-hop acts will converge Friday night on Floristree. The event will...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:50 AM
Let's just say that hydroelectric dams haven't taken as long to complete as the Lost City Diner, Joy Martin's long-awaited project in the Charles North neighborhood.
There were rumors of activity on the corner of Charles and Lafayette in early July,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 10:44 AM
b's rundown of everything going down this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Attack the Block
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
Our Idiot Brother
Monday Night Football: Preseason: Chicago at NY Giants (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D
Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)