Your Weekend

Your Weekend is the section where we highlight the intriguing, exciting and all-around fun events and activities happening in Baltimore over the weekend.

The top four spookiest places to visit in Baltimore

November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and so we shed our first semester angst in exchange for winter holiday angst. You’re cold, you’re really stressed, and you’re trying to choose a major. But nobody has invented an app that lets you input all your ...

Edgar Allen Poe’s grave is located at the Westminster Hall and Burying Ground.

The play Intimate Apparel’s bittersweet tale

November 16, 2017

Sleep-deprived and in a slight food coma after my first time properly brunching, I was nowhere nearly as excited as I usually am about plays as I trudged to Everyman Theatre to see Intimate Apparel. Part of me was thrilled to go to a professional performance, while another part was mentally preparing myself for the 1 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. commitment.

Penn Station was built in 1911 and is Baltimore’s central train station.

A love letter to Baltimore’s Penn Station

November 16, 2017

If you’ve been around campus in the late morning to midafternoon, the chances are you’ve seen tour guides enthusiastically telling potential Hopkins students that one of the greatest virtues of Baltimore is how easy it is to leave.

Bubble tea, or boba, has become a popular drink throughout the U.S.

Teavolve: good boba and brunch in Harbor East

November 2, 2017

I was born and raised in California, so coming here was a bit of culture shock, especially when it came to food. I don’t consider myself a foodie, but I will admit my taste buds have high expectations.

Charm Kitty offers a great new experience

October 26, 2017

I’m from Mumbai, so going home for fall break would probably take me just about as long as fall break itself. I’d probably land just in time to grab a nice lunch at the airport and then be on a 30-hour journey back here right in time for my Monday morning 9 a.m.

You may need to book yourself a reservation to get time with these in-demand kitties.

Diablo Doughnuts is well known for the many different flavors they offer.

Why you should definitely try Diablo Doughnuts

October 19, 2017

If you’re an avid “Your Weekend” reader (here’s looking at you, Dad) you may have noticed a certain Fell’s Point based bakery cropping up with an alarming frequency. Yes, that’s right: It’s time to talk about my doughy little secret.

My hiking trip out to North Point State Park

October 19, 2017

I’ll be honest: When I sat down to write this article, I had no idea where to begin. “Fun activities and events in Baltimore.” What a foreign concept! When was the last time I luxuriated in something like that?

North Point State Park is in Baltimore County, next to the Chesapeake.

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Federal Hill is just one of many great places to people watch in Baltimore.

My favorite places to people watch in Baltimore

October 5, 2017

Despite the fact that temperatures are once again approaching the mid-80s, fall has come to Baltimore, date-wise. That means your Instagram feed will soon be totally flooded with photos of acquaintances enjoying the weather in warm color palettes.

Add The Maryland Zoo to your Hopkins bucket list

October 5, 2017

I’ve walked and driven by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore plenty of times. Each time I reminded myself I should really check it out sometime soon, especially since it’s only a 10-minute drive from campus.

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Federal Hill is just one of many great places to people watch in Baltimore.