October 20th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Maryland Zoo
Where: Baltimore, MD
When: 10-4pm Daily
If you are visiting Baltimore I see no reason why you shouldn’t visit The Maryland Zoo. The Maryland Zoo hosts a wide variety of animals from penguins to elephants! After you have viewed some very cool mammals grab a bite at The Whistle Stop Grille, The Natural Selections, Railway Express, or just a simple refreshment station. All very yummy! There are so many things to explore: enjoy a Penguin Encounter from 11am to 2pm, or try the Family Scavenger Hunt. The Maryland Zoo is keen on conservation of the planets animals; donations are always appreciated!
If you are in town this weekend check out ZooBoo! There will be trick-or-treating, costume contests and much more! Don’t miss out on all the fun The Maryland Zoo offers and come on by the next time you’re in Charm City!
October 20th, 2015 by Allison Langley
Tune in this wednesday to “It’s a Hard Rock Life”! Yes! 10/21, at 2pm “It’s a Hard Rock Life” will be joined by John Allen, lead singer for National Act, and Baltimore’s own, Charm City Devils. John has been actively involved in the music business since his days in the mid 80’s as the drummer for Child’s Play, a Hard Rock/Glam Metal band from East Baltimore. Charm City Devils has released three studio albums, and have attained mainstream rock charts success. Their single, “Unstoppable”, was used by the WWE as the official theme for the No Way Out 2012 Pay Per View. John, will be there to discuss the beginnings of Charm City Devils, influences, song writing, his view of the Baltimore Rock scene, and more! Do not miss out on this live and interesting interview!
October 20th, 2015 by The Professor
The first of the new WLOY Limited Edition Artist Series shirts! Only 100 made in every edition. These are designed by WLOY alumnus David Gregory, also killer guitarist in Nightsbridge and creator of amazing show posters all over town. Shirts are $20 each, glow-in-the-dark, and will never be made again. Get yours while you can via our Thursday night events (8-10pm) our Live at Boulder tables (Fridays 12-2pm), at the station or via Paypal. Wear yours to our outdoor showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Thursday 10/29 and win prizes!
October 19th, 2015 by Allison Langley
Calling one and all! WLOY is hosting another awesome open mic night! Bring any talent you have! Try out some slam-poetry, entertain us with knock-knock joke, and belt your absolutely favorite tune! WLOY will be there to support you and to encourage you to share!
Sooth your vocal chords with some FREE coffee (de-cafe and café of course) and FREE delicious and delectable snacks. Don’t forget to check out our awesome merchandise! Take home a big mug WLOY mug to sip your favorite fall drinks in!
Bring your friends; bring your family; bring your tap dancing dog and jam out this Thursday with WLOY! We would love to hear and see you there!
October 19th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: The Art of the Ancient World
Where: The Walters Art Museum
When: October 25, 1pm-2pm
Come by The Walters Art Museum next this weekend and check out a super cool new exhibit: The Art of the Ancient World! Not only learn about how the people of the ancient world lived and behaved but see how their art corresponds to war, politics and day to day activities.
The Walters Art Museum is unique in that they truly host art from ancient times to the 20th century. They touch on many time periods and historical groups. It is safe to say you can gain a wealth of knowledge about several time periods through visiting this museum!
The best part about this tour is that its free! Just walk in learn some new and interesting history! Click here for more information!
October 13th, 2015 by Rachel
Congrats to DJ Matt of Legends of Rock, Tuesday 4-6pm, for winning DJ of the Month for September! A well deserved win. Matt’s show highlights classic rock at it’s best and playing all the greats. Matt has been on the air since his sophomore year here at Loyola! Matt is also a lover and support of local music, often attending the WLOY CoffeeHouse and Late Night Concerts. Listen to Matt’s show every Tuesday from 4-6pm for some rock history and music that will put you in a good mood. Be sure to tune in, and stay up-to-date on wloy.org for more updates from Matt, including an album review and a concert review, here on wloy.org!
Also, Follow us on Snapchat! He will be taking over the WLOY Snapchat next week (October 20th) for his show!
October 13th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Fells Point
Where: Main Street, Baltimore, MD
When in Baltimore one must stop by Fells Point (a personal favorite). The entire neighborhood is filled with character from the cobble stone streets, to the colorful townhouses with the unique doors. It is a historical neighborhood that began in 1726 when shipping company was built at its waterfront.
Fells is filled with pubs, restaurants, and boutiques. Dine at Alexander’s Tavern and enjoy their many different varieties of tatters tots … so good. Stop by One- Eyed Mikes for a drink afterwards and maybe sooth your palette with Pitango Gelato. For those music lovers, which I hope you all are, go to the Sound Garden and pick up your favorite vinyl.
Not in the mood to shop, eat or drink? That’s fine! Enjoy a trip on the Water Taxi, or a Baltimore Ghost Tour; quite fitting for October!
There is an ample amount to do and see when visiting Fells Point!
October 12th, 2015 by The Professor
It’s been an insane last week here at WLOY! We’ve had Dead Flowers, Red Sammy and Jake Star all in the studio for interviews and even some music. We chatted by phone with The Sheepdogs, and (of all people) Herb Alpert! It might take us a moment to get the perfect versions of those up here, but stay tuned, we have more coming! In addition we’ve been working with local 8th graders to create and record their own radio plays! Plus, of course, tons of great music and our live shows with Canopy & Swampcandy. We’re crazy busy but don’t forget to check in and see what’s next – tickets, shows and more! Did we mention we’re going to be hosting an Open Mic Night 10/22 and showing the amazing Rocky Horror Picture Show on the quad 10/29?
October 11th, 2015 by The Professor
Kat & Rae (of the infamous Kat & Rae Midday show) had a nice phone chat with Allen Stone about his upcoming show (11/11 make a wish!) at Baltimore Soundstage a few days ago. Allen survived their lightning round of questions and shared the experience of being an on-demand Uber driver, among the tasty tidbits. Is it the hats, or the hair that intrigues them more? You’ll have to listen in to find out. And ignore the digital whoops and bloops that our phone system made… sorry.
Check out the full interview:
October 10th, 2015 by Brendan Pierce
The college basketball season is right around the corner and if there is going to be a year in which Loyola basketball wins the Patriot League, the 2015-16 season is definitely that year. This team has a perfect mixture of veteran leadership and young talent.
The Greyhounds have four seniors on the team and they are all expected to play pivotal roles this year. Loyola gets big man Jarred Jones back after playing in only two games last year due to injury. The men in green also return Franz Rassman who started every game last season, Eric Laster who was the team MVP last year, and Tyler Hubbard who is the only member of the team who was on the 2012 team that won the MAAC championship.
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