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TRAVEL
Word of Mouth Baltimore: Food and Drink
by Emily Bihl For a city whose cultural points of recognition are commonly “The Wire” or John Waters, Baltimore is a constantly evolving town that has a lot to offer visitors and locals of all types, as we learned in our video guide to the city a...
FOOD-DRINK
Kinderhook Snacks
After all of the Super Bowl festivities that took place yesterday, many Americans might never want to hear the word "snack" again. This morning, however, we found ourselves munching on triple ginger cookies, spicy and smoky mixed nuts and baked cheese...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Cool Hunting's Baltimore
by Gregory Mitnick This video tours Baltimore, MD, relying on its residents to lead us from place to place. Starting with DJ Blaqstarr, visiting the Station North Arts District and with a few other stops along the way, it's a portrait of a city...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Rye Rye
by Gregory MitnickChecking in with M.I.A. protege Rye Rye, this video visits the rising star in the studio working on her as-yet unreleased album and at a WWD Daily photo shoot. The 18-year-old Baltimore native shares the story of how she came up...
CULTURE
Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion
Named after the music venue just outside their home city of Baltimore, Merriweather Post Pavillion, Animal Collective's ninth album, might be my favorite of theirs thus far. Officially released today, 20 January 2009, over the years the band has...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Whartscape
Homegrown in Baltimore, Whartscape is a touring music festival featuring nearly one hundred bands, thousands of attendees and a lot of sweat. We were lucky enough to be there for the 3rd annual Whartscape and caught several performances including...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Ponytail
Baltimore artrock heroes Ponytail have been blowing up basements from MICA to Pratt for a while now. We included them on our Memorial Day Muxtape (R.I.P.) back in May, but we wanted more. In this video, we spend a sweaty summer weekend with Ponytail...
STYLE
Squidfire Hoodie
Just over a year old, the Baltimore-based line Squidfire now boasts a whole range of goods hand-printed on manual presses with their original designs. In addition to Vans (actually hand-painted), messenger bags and a line for kids, they've recently...
STYLE
Shop Gentei
Shop Gentei, the concept store that opened October 1st in Baltimore, Maryland is the brainchild of 28-year old designer Oliver Jones. Two years in the making, Jones waited until Baltimore's scene could support a themed boutique - currently Military...