Food Fridays: Dessert Fantasies

October 4th, 2013 by Rachel

cupcake dessert fanWhat: “The MOST DELICIOUS CUPCAKES EVER!” (so says Courtney) 

When: Monday- Saturday: 9AM-8PM, Sunday: 10AM-7PM

Where: 1433 E. Fort Ave, Baltimore, Maryland

Located in Federal Hill just outside the Inner Harbor, Dessert Fantasies offers an extensive and impressive list of cupcakes, specialty cakes, ice creams and lollies. Your sweet tooth won’t go unsatisfied here. They also bake seasonal flavors of cupcakes and their pricing is very reasonable. Stop in or order a cake to fulfill all your sugar needs. 

Hit up their website for a full list of flavors and products.



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Word on the Street Art Auction October 12

October 3rd, 2013 by The Professor

WOTS Poster

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Join the members and supporters of the Word on the Street newspaper at the annual Art Auction Fundraiser on Saturday October 12th in Baltimore. WLOY has been a proud co-founder and supporter of this great project (and won a few national awards for it too) and we want to spread the news. Artists from all over the country have donated their works to support the auction. Photography, paintings, drawings, sculpture, and much more will be lining the walls for your bidding. Attendance is FREE, and so are the drinks (Maryland Wineries Association & Brewers Art!) and snacks, and music provided by Claire Anthony, Caleb Stine and more. Bidding starts at $25.

There will be 10 limited edition prints of the color poster available for bidding. How about a custom stainless steel wave wine rack from White Rabbet Gallery in Havre de Grace, or an amazing handmade cigar box guitar donated by CrocBite Guitars in Frederick, MD? There is much more, some come down and enjoy!

Please attend, bid high and help Word on the Street continue it’s incredible work!



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Theatre Thursdays: SPANK!

October 3rd, 2013 by Rachel

Web-Image-Mills-Website-SPANK-copyWhat: A Fifty Shades of Grey parody

When: October 18th, 8pm

Where: Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric 

140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore MD 21201

Whether you read and liked, or completely avoided “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, you will love the musical parody that is SPANK! A Fifty Shades Parody. The inventive take on the “romance” novel written in response to the Twilight series will be sure to keep you laughing the whole way through. Don’t miss the one night only, comical hit!

Tickets are available through The Lyric’s website and can be purchased through Ticketmaster as well.



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Wacky Wednesdays: B.I.G. LAUGHS

October 2nd, 2013 by Rachel

color-logo-bright-squareWhat: B.I.G. LAUGHS Comedy Night at Midtown BBQ & Brew

When: October 9th, 8-11PM

Where: 15 E. Centre Street, Baltimore, MD

Looking to share a few laughs with friends over a plate full of barbecue? Well have I got the event for you. B.I.G. LAUGHS will be performing Improv comedy at the Midtown BBQ & Brew next Wednesday. Who doesn’t want to enjoy delicious barbecue and laugh till you cry on a Wednesday night? And if you feel so inclined as to tell a few jokes yourself, there will be an open mic immediately after the improv event.  So don’t pass up your opportunity to laugh and to spread laughter.

Entry is free! And their menu is long and tempting. Check out all the details on their website!



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Government Shutdown Effecting…Sports?

October 1st, 2013 by Justin Thomas

courtesy of Denver Post

courtesy of Denver Post

I know it sounds like a joke, but this is more than serious. The recent partial government shutdown due to a budget impasse in Congress has now officially infected the world of sports.

The shutdown has caused the sports programs at the service academies (Army, Navy, Air Force) to be temporarily suspended. As a result of the temporary program suspension, the three teams are in jeopardy of having to skip their games for this upcoming weekend, leaving two games at risk of being abandoned.

The first game at risk of falling victim to the shutdown is Army vs. Boston College. Boston College has been in contact with Army athletics in an attempt to find some sort of means of making the game happen, but so far to no avail.

The second game at risk of being cancelled has a little bit more riding on it. This Saturday, Navy and Air Force were set to play their annual rivalry game that has been a tradition between the two academies since 1972, with the rivalry itself dating back to 1960. The game is one in a series of games between the academies that determines the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy, which is an annual trophy given to the service academy with the best record against one another.

I know that you could very easily say, “So what? It’s just a trophy.” This is true, but the revenue those games pull in is very real. The Navy vs. Air Force game for Saturday has already sold out, presenting a couple of major problems!

It’s still not a definite yet that these games will be cancelled, but let’s just say that the chances of those games actually happening are looking like a resounding slim-to-none right now.



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Tourism Tuesdays: Top of the World

October 1st, 2013 by Rachel

baltimore-top-world-levelWhen: Wednesday & Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm

What: The greatest view in all of Charm City

Where: The 27th Floor of 401 E. Pratt Street,Baltimore, MD 21202

I hope you aren’t afraid of heights, because this attraction is not for the faint of heart. You can have the opportunity to travel to the top of the “world,” or well, Baltimore, at least. With breathtaking views and gorgeous sights of all of B’More, including the Inner Harbor and the surrounding areas, Top of the World is certainly an enticing attraction for new comers to Baltimore and to city residents. This is your chance to see the city as you never have before. Tickets are just $5, and even for locals, these sights aren’t to be missed!

Visit the Top Of The World website for all ticketing information and special events at the observation deck.

 



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Museum Mondays: National Electronics Museum

September 30th, 2013 by Rachel

home-photo-4When: Monday – Friday 9am-4pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm

Where: 1745 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, Maryland

The National Electronics Museum is a fantastic way to travel through the history of electronics. The museum features many exhibits showcasing pieces from a broad span of time periods including, but not limited to, the history of early radar, Cold War electronics, WWII technologies and underwater electronics. The National Electronics Museum is the only way to get all the info you need on how electronics have advanced through the years.

Admission is only $ 1 for students!

For more info and a full list of exhibits, you can visit their website.



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Sports Saturdays: Army Black Knights @ Loyola Greyhounds

September 28th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

NCAA Women Soccer: George Mason at Loyola MarylandWhat: Army @ Loyola

When: Saturday October 5th, 7:00PM

Next Saturday, the Loyola Women’s Soccer Team continues their Patriot League season by playing host to the Army Black Knights at Ridley Athletic Complex. The Greyhounds will be coming off of a three game streak on the road. The game is in the heart of the conference schedule for the Hounds. The Hounds come back to Ridley looking for their first home win of the season, so fan support will be thoroughly appreciated. The game is free for students. Tickets range from $7 on down for non-students, so come on out and support the Greyhounds!

For more information on tickets, visit the Greyhounds website.



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A Farewell to Rivera

September 27th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

USP  MLB: TAMPA BAY RAYS AT NEW YORK YANKEES S BBA USA NYThere are some moments in the world of sports that make us remember why we love them so much. Whether it’s Ripken breaking the record in Camden Yards in 1995 or just a parent sharing the love of a sport with their kids, we tend to fall in love with sports over and over again. Last night in the Bronx was certainly one of those moments that made us fall in love with the world of sports again. Read the rest of this entry »



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RadioEdu Week 01 & 02: Introduction

September 27th, 2013 by Jonathan Prozzi

Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce the birth of RadioEdu, a project designed to introduce audio engineering and production to Baltimore City students. This blog will follow the progress of three extraordinary fifth graders from Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School as they learn complex concepts on industry standard studio equipment. The students have limited access to computers, and we are working together two days a week. Each week will focus on one or more concepts and will have a ‘proof of concept’ project from the students. The emphasis is on project-based learning, and the students develop their skills through hands-on development and gain more autonomy as the semester progresses.

We hope that this pilot project is the first of many and that we are able to introduce this technology and skillset to many more schools and students in the future!

-Jonathan Prozzi



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