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Theatre Thursdays: Chris Tucker Payback Tour

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

lg_1111111website image largeWhat: Chris Tucker Payback Tour

Where: Lyric Opera House

When: November 1st, 2014

Let the laughter begin! As seen in the Rush Hour films, Friday, and more, Chris Tucker is coming to the Lyric Opera House to perform his hilarious stand-up comedy! His wiry energy and high-pitched voice make his comedy exceptionally funny, and his quick wit is one worth hearing. He’ll be touring around various cities in the country during the month of November, so don’t miss his show in Baltimore! Get your tickets here!



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Wacky Wednesdays: Field of Screams Maryland

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Field-of-Screams-Maryland_01What: Field of Screams Baltimore

Where: 4501 Olney Laytonsville Rd., Olney, MD

When: Select Sundays and Thursdays- Entry: 6:30-9:00// Friday & Saturday- Entry: 6:30-10:00

Have a haunting Halloween weekend, full of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, at Field Full of Screams Maryland! Pick your poison with horrifying attractions like the abandoned orphanage and the haunted walking tour, or try to survive the Paintball Apocalypse, a zombie-infested ride, with only a glow-in-the-dark-paint-slinging paintball gun to protect you! This hellish experience will have your bones chilling and your blood curdling, the perfect remedy for a terrifying Halloween. Get your tickets to terror here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Screen shot 2014-10-15 at 12.20.43 PM What: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial

Where: 515 W Fayette St. Baltimore, MD 21201

“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.” ~Edgar Allen Poe

Did you know that renowned American poet, Edgar Ellen Poe, was one of Baltimore’s most famous residents? If you enjoy Poe’s work, or simply want to venture into history, pay a visit to Edgar Allen Poe’s gravesite and memorial. But don’t forget to bring a penny! Tradition tells that school children started collecting pennies to buy the poet a more proper grave, and since the 1870’s, visitors have been leaving pennies at on the grave to carry on and remember this thoughtful tradition! Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Monday, October 27th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Att_BlacksInWax_panWhat: Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Where: 1601-03 East North Ave. Baltimore, Maryland 21213

When: Tues. – Sat.: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.// Sunday: Noon – 5 P.M.

The Great Blacks in Wax Museum offers a cultural and educational experience that is a unique landmark in Baltimore. The first wax museum to appear in Baltimore and the first African American was museum in the nation, the Great Blacks in Wax museum is committed solely to preserving African American history and shining a light on African ancestry and its uniqueness. More than 100 wax figures are displayed in the museum to demonstrate dramatic scenes from the lives of historical figures such as Harriet Tubman, Billie Holiday, and many more! Lean more about the museum, tours, and future plans of expansion here!



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Food Fridays: Blue Moon Café

Friday, October 24th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Blue-Moon-Cafe-600x400What: Blue Moon Café

Where: 1621 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

When: Open Daily 7am – 3pm / Weekends 24 Hours

Just because seeing a blue moon is a rare phenomenon doesn’t mean visiting the Blue Moon Café should be! In fact, while walking through Fell’s Point, it’s hard to miss this eclectically decorated blue building! Renowned for its famous Captain Crunch French Toast (and yes, I did say Captain Crunch French Toast– yum!), the Blue Moon Café will leave you full as the moon itself. Eating at the Blue Moon Café is affordable, tasty, and after you’ve eaten here, it won’t just happen “once in a blue moon”! Find the story behind the café, the menu, and more here!



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Theatre Thursdays: Primus and the Chocolate Factory

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

BAA-Primus_178x275poster_v1What: Primus and the Chocolate Factory

Where: Hippodrome Theatre

When: October 29th, 2014

The Hippodrome Theatre welcomes the Primus and the Chocolate Factory tour! On October 29th, join lead singer, Les Claypool, guitarist, Larry LaLonde, and drummer, Tim Alexander for a cutting edge rock experience that will take you back to the 90’s!



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Wacky Wednesdays: Elijah Bond’s Ouija Board Grave

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

image What: Elijah Bond’s Ouija Board Grave

Where: 1501 Greenmount Ave., Baltimore, MD

With the debut of the new horror film, Ouija, just days away, it only seems fit to honor the man who inspired the ghostly game, the creator of the board, Elijah Bond, by visiting his Ouija Board inspired tombstone? Paranormal enthusiasts and those fascinated in the supernatural will appreciate the memorable design of his headstone, which displays his traditional name, birth and death on one side, and a replication of the Ouija board on the other! Visiting the site is the perfect opportunity to indulge in your own curiosity about communicating with the dead. Check out more here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: House Tour of Federal Hill

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

sm_INSIDEFEDHILLLOGOweb_10552 What: House Tour of Federal Hill

Where: Federal Hill Main Street Office , 42 E. Cross St., Baltimore, MD 21210

When: November 1st, 2014
Get an insider’s view of historic Federal Hill on these wonderful House Tours! Move at your own pace during these self-guided tours and explore the variety of houses located in South Baltimore. Modern, classical, eclectic, and professional décor will all be seen along the way, and who knows? Maybe you’ll be inspired to make some own homely adjustments for your own humble abode. Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Watch Conservators at Work

Monday, October 20th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

CL3027 What: Watch Conservators at Work

Where: The Walters Art Museum

When: October 4th – October 20th

Ever wonder how artwork from centuries ago can be restored to perfection? Find out at the Walters Art Museum! Get a “behind the scenes” look at how conservators examine, analyze, and treat artwork; not only can you learn about how and why conservators choose the materials they do, but it’s a great chance to enhance your understanding of why the artists used the materials and styles they used! To find out more about the demonstrations, go to the Walters Art Museum website!



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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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