Thursday, September 13, 2012
Outpost Music opens on The Avenue so city musicians don't have to shop in the suburbs.
It seems counterintuitive, but up until a week ago if a North Baltimore based musician wanted to buy an instrument, or have one repaired, they would probably have to travel to the suburbs. But the opening of Outpost Music last week in Hampden, 846-B W. 36th St. beneath Luigi’s Deli, has corrected that situation. "There really wasn’t a music store in Baltimore—there’s one in Mt. Vernon that people don’t really like all that much—everywhere else is in Towson or Glen Burnie so I decided to just do this here kind of in the middle of everything," said Jesse Lyell, the store’s owner. Lyell said that he has been living in Baltimore for 11 years, after relocating from Richmond, VA with his band The Exploder, and said the lack of a music store in …
Monday, June 18, 2012
The injured man was cut in the 1000 block of West 36th Street.
A man was walking on The Avenue when a knife-wielding assailant cut him on Wednesday. According to police, a man was walking at 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 36th Street, when an unknown assailant pulled out a pocketknife. The man was sliced on his right hip and abdomen. The assailant ran of west toward Falls Road and was later arrested. Calls to the Baltimore City police, and the state's attorney's office seeking details about the arrest were not returned. The injured man’s wounds were treated at the scene. Follow North Baltimore Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Winter weather couldn't break Philadelphia-based bands Conversations With Enemies and Band Name's date at Golden West Cafe Monday. By the time the show was supposed to start the snow had devolved into a wintry mix, so everyone was nervously peeking outside to see if any of it had frozen, and if so, how much. Conversations With Enemies opened with a set of bouncy, summery surf pop, much of which was drawn from their debut concept album, “Nowhere, OK.” According to singer and guitarist Josh Craft, this was their third show in Baltimore. “We love it, it's awesome,” he told the small but appreciative crowd. “Our friendly neighbor to the south, some might say.” Craft said during a break that they'd played the Sidebar last time, but they …