Holiday Shopping with the WLOY Card!

December 14th, 2015 by The Professor

Wondering just what to get folks? Don’t forget to use your WLOY Loyal Listener Card to get an additional savings on Food, Gifts, Services and more from our wonderful sponsors! The WLOY Loyal Listener Card is completely free. You can pick one up at the station (Bellarmine Hall on the Loyola campus), at the Loyola Student Activites office, or any WLOY event on campus or around town. Need one? Just ask! Have a wonderful holiday and save a few dollars thanks to WLOY and our great local shop owners! Forget the internet and shop LOCAL!

The Amazing Spiral (York Road by Belvedere Square)
Café Hon (36th St Hampden)
Charlotte Elliot (36th St Hampden)
Loyola University Bookstore (Loyola Student Center)
Ma Petite Shoe & Café (36th St Hampden)
Shananigans Toy Shop (Wyndhurst Shopping Center Roland Park)
Spa Central (5000 block York Road)
Stoneleigh Lanes (York Road in Stoneleigh)
Strawberry Fields (Roland just below 36th St Hampden)
The Bookstore Next Door (36th St Hampden)
Twenty20 Cycling (36th St Hampden)
Zeke’s Coffee (Harford Road below Cold Spring)

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Food Friday: Barcocina

December 11th, 2015 by Allison Langley

Bracocina What: Barcocina

Where: Fells Point

When: Click here for hours


Barcocinaaaaa, everyone needs to get down to Fells Point to enjoy some delicious, amazing, and tantalizing modern Mexican cuisine! I had the pleasure of dining in for a sunny brunch. Seriously though, so sunny. The windows surrounding the restaurant give you a wonderful view of the harbor and Fells Point, while enjoying a beautiful sun-shining day.

To accompany this view, there are savory brunch options. I had the hash brown tacos… Two taco shells made out of hash browns with hollandaise sauce…amazing. My friends had breakfast enchiladas and jalapeno corn bread, just too too good.

Come too late for brunch well then grab some lunch, grab some dinna. Dive into The Reuben or the Crab Guacamole! Yum Yum.

Come by Barcocina you wont be sorry!

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Theater Thursday: Brian Stokes Mitchell

December 10th, 2015 by Allison Langley

brianstokesmitchell What: Brian Stokes Mitchell ‘Tis the Season

Where: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

When: Dec 9-13

What is better than listening to a Tony- Award winning Broadway singer belting out your most cherished holiday carols and Christmas classics? Nothing. Literally nothing.

The critics such as the New York Times and US Today heavily praise Mitchell, saying how prominent he is the Broadway world. He branches off too to television, film and concerts. Mitchell has worked with several famous performers and has been invited twice to perform at the white house! If the president loves him then you will too!

The amazing conductor, Damon Gupton, will join Brian Stokes Mitchell. It will be an excellent performance for you and your friends to enjoy this holiday season.

Act quickly to buy your tickets! Children get 25%!

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Wacky Wednesday: Shananigans Toy Store

December 9th, 2015 by Allison Langley

Toyshop What: Shananigans Toy Store

Where: Wyndhurst Village Shopping Center

When: 10am to 6pm Monday – Saturday

If you want a hippopotamus for Christmas, and only a hippopotamus will do, then I suggest you… Go to Shananigans Toy Store located in Northern Baltimore! Shananigans is the wonderland of toys, filled from floor to ceiling! They offer over 50 different brands and types of toys! It is the ultimate place to go holiday shopping for your kids (or for yourself!). Pick up the newest TY animal or gather some knowledge with the Curiosity for Kids! There are so many options for everyone! YOU GET 10% OFF WITH YOUR WLOY CARD!

Check it out! Spend some time checking out awesome toys for this holiday season!

Click here for their website!

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Tourism Tuesday: Holiday Helicopter

December 8th, 2015 by Allison Langley

helichristmas What: Holiday Helicopter Tour

Where: Over 34th Street to Fells Point

When: Now until December 30th, 2015

I adore and am absolutely memorized by twinkling Christmas lights! So why don’t we take it to the skies and view these awesome light displays from up above… In a helicopter… With Santa. Sure, it may not be a sleigh with eight reindeer but it is close enough!

Fly over the 34th Street Christmas light display, see the boats in Fells Point lit up to the nines! Baltimore is all ready for the holidays and you need the best view to appreciate it!

These tours are private and you can find the prices of everything here. There are daily tours from now until December 30th from 430 until 830pm. Don’t miss out on the Hampden to Harbour tour!


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Museum Monday: Charm City Ballet

December 7th, 2015 by Allison Langley

xmascarol What: A Christmas Carol

Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: Dec 19

We are getting closer and closer to the big 2-5! So we are going to keep going with this holiday biz. A Christmas Carol ballet will be hosted at Baltimore Museum of Art on December 19 from 730pm to 9pm. Enjoy the classic tale of a Scrooge who needs just a little holiday spirit told through the beautiful art of ballet!

Charm City Ballet focuses on expanding the performing arts, specifically ballet. They focus on providing full-length shows.

Tickets for members start at $17, $22 for gen admission and $25 at door, $17 for students and children.

Come to Baltimore Museum of Art to see a great show! Click here for tickets!

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DJ of the Month: The Queen’s Ballroom

December 7th, 2015 by Allison Langley

thQueen Congratulations to our new DJ of the Month, Valerie!

Valerie is the host of The Queen’s Ballroom, Tuesday’s from 3 to 4pm! Valerie is a new DJ this year and WLOY could not be happier to have her on the team! She plays awesome tunes and her talking segments are always, always on point. Valerie also shows great support for WLOY by often coming to the late-night events and showing off her awesome talent during our Open Mic Nights!

Way to go Valerie! You Rock!!

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One Season Too Long

December 7th, 2015 by Brendan Pierce

Sports Saturday“Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.”

Saying goodbye to the game that you have loved ever since you were a little boy or girl is never easy. It does not matter if you are a high school athlete or a 5-time NFL MVP, hanging your cleats up for the last time is never an easy task.

Unfortunately, we are witnessing the beginning of the end to two iconic athletes who have been performing at an elite level for the entirety of their careers. Peyton Manning and Kobe Bryant are two of the best to ever play their respective sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food Friday: Kilwins

December 4th, 2015 by Allison Langley

Kilwins What: Kilwins Chocolates & Ice Cream

Where: Fells Point, Baltimore

When: Mon-Thurs 11am to 9pm; Fri- Sat 11am to 10pm; Sun 11am to 9pm

I know what I want for the holidays… Candy and candy and more candy! So I hope all of my friends and relatives will be heading to Kilwins located in Fells Point for my gifts!
Kilwins has excellent hours so while you’re in that holiday rush there is no excuse for you not to pick of your delicious chocolates and sweet candies! Walking into the store your eyes are filled with the site of candy apples, ice cream, little chocolates to big chocolates! It is a circuit overload! What to get!? They offer 32 flavors of fudge and a large variety of fresh candies! You know where all of your treats are coming from because you can watch them make it right in the store! They also have rich hot chocolate, a must for the winter season!
Click here for a full list of goodies!

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Theater Thursday: Polar Express

December 3rd, 2015 by Allison Langley

polarexpress What: Polar Express

Where: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

When: Now until Dec. 4

All aboard! All aboard!

It is time to catch a ride to the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall this week! They will be hosting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as they perform the Polar Express, with conductor Ken Lam! Enjoy some of your favorite songs as you feel like you’re just moments away from entering Santa’s town center. There will be more than music as images from the beautifully illustrated book are shown for everyone. It is a great holiday show to put you in great spirits and start the season off right! Hop online for tickets here!

“Take your seats please!” and enjoy the Polar Express!

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