May 6, 2015 Issue

My beloved hometown of Baltimore was the proving ground last week. Cable TV news was there 24/7, capturing all the black, white and Freddie Gray flashpoints: Incendiary riots. Political hesitation. Peaceful marches. Curfew. Police lines. Read more

From the Editor Read more

Film Read more


Across 1. Peach ___ 6. Actor Stanley in the “Hunger Games” franchise 11. Little pest 14. Larger than large, in poems 15. “Because ___ so!” 16. “The Masque of the Red Death” a Read more


A couple months ago we profiled Cohort Collective, a "Who's Who" of local artists and curators that includes Spenser Little, Exist 1981, NEKO, Carly Ealey and more. Read more

Short List Event Picks Read more

Sordid Tales Read more


It's pricey at Downtown's gargantuan, two-story Water Grill (615 J Street). It's a place for tourists, or conventioneers with corporate expense accounts Read more

Urban Eats