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Before stepping into The Emporiyum, Baltimore area food lovers should brace themselves. The experience can be a little overwhelming – but in the best way. The annual foodie marketplace is located at 600 East Pratt Street, in the space formerly occupied by Best Buy. During the weekend of The Emporiyum, which takes places this year on April 1 and 2, the space feels enormous and it is packed, wall-to-wall, with incredible food. With about 100 different food vendors scattered throughout, it can be tough to decide where to look – and where to start. Smart attendees will map out a strategy – you might decideRead More →

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Have you heard about Light City? Well if you haven’t. it’s a Baltimore-based event in the vein of Austin’s SXSW Conference – a hybrid event including art installations, music and arts performances and speaking sessions and panels focused on topics around innovation. Light City 2016 was the first event of its kind in the area; it was a smashing success, drawing about 400,000 visitors to downtown Baltimore. This year’s event, which takes place from March 31 to April 8, is expected to be just as popular. But art and innovation aren’t the only reasons to head to Light City: there will also be a seriousRead More →

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The late, great cookbook writer and TV chef Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” If you are one of those people and in Baltimore the weekend of April 1 and 2, there is only one place to be: The Emporiyum. This spring, the annual event returns to Baltimore for the fourth year in a row. (A Washington, D.C. event also takes place in the fall.) The event – which is part festival, part market, all fun – pops up in a normally empty space. This year, it will be held in the former Best Buy space atRead More →

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MEET. EAT. SHOP. Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM – Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3:00 PM 600 E Pratt Street 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 Grab all your savvy foodie friends and join us for this one-of-a-kind food marketplace featuring the tastiest treats from around the country. Discover delicious foods and purchase thoughtful gifts and top-quality products from a lineup of artisans you won’t find anywhere else. There’ll be tunes from a DJ, plus sips and samples. Get your tickets now, because they will sell out! TICKETS The Emporiyum is a one-of-a-kind food marketplace featuring the tastiest treats from around the country. Discover deliciousRead More →