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Food Fridays: Midnite Confection’s Cupcakery

Friday, October 17th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

homepage What: Midnite Confection’s Cupcakery

Where: 1051 S. Charles Street – Baltimore, MD 21230

When: Tues – Thurs 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Fri & Sat 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Sun 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Turns out you don’t have to go to Disney for your dreams to come true; instead, check out Midnite Confection’s Cupcakery! With a decadent menu, the possibilities are endless at Midnite Confection’s Cupcakery. Comfort any late night cravings with a “Full Moon”, a Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla cupcake with vanilla bean frosting, or wake up with “French Toast”, a cinnamon and nutmeg cupcake with maple buttercream frosting. Those are just a couple cakes that may satisfy your guilty pleasures, and the best part is, they deliver! Check out more of these tasteful temptations here!



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Theatre Thursdays: The World of the Play inspired by “Grounded”

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

WOP_Grounded What: The World of the Play

Where: Everyman Theatre

When: Saturday, October 25th at 5:00 PM

On October 25th, the Everyman Theatre will be holding The World of the Play, a new panel discussion series, inspired by Grounded. The discussion will cover topics like women in military, the ethics of drone warfare, and motherhood, themes that can be seen the award-winning London hit. The show, which has never-before been seen in Baltimore, is coming to the Everyman Theatre from October 15th- November 16th, so get your tickets, and come to The World of the Play for more thought-provoking discussion! Learn more on the website



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Wacky Wednesdays: The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

log-cabin What:  The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths

Where: State of Maryland’s Medical Examiner’s Office

When: Schedule by appointment

With Halloween creeping up on us, what better way to satisfy your hunger for haunting than viewing miniature models of real-life murders? At the State of Maryland’s Medical Examiner’s office lies the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths, a collection of miniature models of bloody crime scenes that are both eerie and realistic. In fact, the dollhouse-like scenes are on a scale of one foot to one inch, replicating the exact layout of the crimes as they occurred, but in the eyes of a six-inch tall Sherlock Holmes. Learn more about these deathly displays here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Penguin Coast Exhibit

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

underwater What: Penguin Coast Exhibit

Where: Maryland Zoo

When: Sept. 27- Oct. 31st, 2014

When you think of penguins, you probably think of icebergs, polar bears, and movies about a happy little tap-dancer. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is showing penguins in a whole new light with their latest exhibit, Penguin Coast, a South-Africa-inspired habitat for African penguins, a penguin species unique to the African continent. Not only will the exhibit allows guests to get a much closer look at the adorable birds with its underwater viewing, wave action, and water features, but it will also provide resources for penguin housing, breeding, and care that will assist this endangered species. To find out more, visit the Maryland Zoo website!



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Museum Mondays: Hampton National Historic Site

Monday, October 13th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

1DF9F922-155D-451F-679005E4902D45D6-large What: Hampton National Historic Site

Where: 535 Hampton Ln, Towson, MD 21286

Looking for something fun, fact-filled, and free to do with your family? A visit to the Hampton National Historic Site may be the perfect thing! In the early 1800s, Captain Charles Ridgley had the beautiful mansion built as his “Palace in the Wilderness”, and it later housed his nephew, Governor Charles Ridgley and his family, servants, indentured slaves, British prisoners of war, and craftsmen. The mansion is not only a historical gold mine, but an aesthetic must-see. The site offers free tours of the mansion and the lands, or feel free to explore the wealth of artifacts and scenery on your own! Find out more on the website!



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Sports Saturdays: Women’s Soccer at Ridley

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 by Justin Thomas

10404561WHAT: Loyola Greyhounds Women’s Soccer vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks

WHEN: Saturday, October 11th, 7:00pm

WHERE: Ridley Athletic Complex

 

The Greyhounds return home to continue Patriot League play this weekend against the Mountain Hawks of Lehigh.

The Hounds enter this game hungry for their first Patriot League win against the 4-3-3 (2-0-2 conference) Mountain Hawks.

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Food Fridays: Lexington Market

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

What: Lexington Market

Where400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201

1624b1f2c4e22a5378348040e944079bDelicious seafood, cultural cuisine, and freshly made deli sandwiches? What more could you ask for? You name it, the Lexington Market has it. Home of the renowned Faidley Seafood crabcake, the Lexington Market has been a staple of Baltimore City since 1782. At the Lexington Market, the choices are endless. Offering everything from Indian food to Mexican, smoothies to baked goods, and baked potatoes to peanut brittle, a walk through the Lexington Market is sure to satisfy your taste buds! Learn more on the website!



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Theater Thursdays: Annie

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

00103_show_portrait_large What: Annie

Where: Hippodrome Theatre

When: Starts January 20th

The sun’ll come out TOMORROW! Well, it doesn’t start yet, but you can get tickets for Annie,whenever you want! (Yes, even tomorrow.) This classic will be playing at the Hippodrome with everyone’s favorite characters, Annie and Daddy Warbucks. Come out and hear “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and many others live in Baltimore!

Find out more on their website!



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Wacky Wednesday: Great Halloween Lantern Parade

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

FB_Halloween_2014 636x369What: Great Halloween Lantern Parade

WherePulaski Monument, Eastern & Linwood Aves, Patterson Park

When: Saturday, October 25 at 7:00pm

Time to get prepared for Halloween in Baltimore! The Creative Alliance helped put together beautiful lanterns that will brighten up the night as well as people’s moods during this event. This organization works closely with artists, activists and communities in Baltimore to create wonderful cultural experiences like the Great Halloween Lantern Parade! Come out and get in the Halloween spirit!

Find out more about this event as well at Creative Alliance on their website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Evergreen Museum & Library

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

Evergreen_Museum__Library_Baltimore-300x225What: Evergreen Museum & Library

Where4545 North Charles Street

The Evergreen Museum is just located right next to Loyola! It has a beautiful garden attached with an equally beautiful building. This building was owned by Baltimore’s Garrett family who ruled the railroads back in the day. So, you can guess how beautiful this house is on the inside! You are welcome to tour this beautiful home or just enjoy the grounds. (Fun Fact: Netflix’s House of Cards was filmed there.)

Find out more from their website!



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