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February 19, 2009

The review: The Metro Gallery

the metro gallery baltimoreWell, I finally got around to reviewing the Metro Gallery (1700 N. Charles St.).

Here's the link to the piece, which ran in today's paper.

UPDATE: Ah crap I forgot to post the link. Here it is.

Took me long enough, right?

But owner Sarah M. Williams recently started opening the place regularly, so I could justify a full-length review.

I should have gotten there sooner, but honestly, I didn't know whether the Metro would last long. So many under-the-radar galleries and live performances spaces either go under or never get off the ground in the first place.

Not so with the Metro.

Nice job, Sarah.

(Sun photo by Jed Kirschbaum)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 12:21 PM | | Comments (4)
Categories: Bars & Clubs, Local music


Really good article. Hope Metro catches on as it looks like a cool all around place!

Maybe she didn't recognise you bc last time you wrote bartenders are not supposed to act like they recognise you!

link missing?

I think Sam secretly wants roses thrown at him at his point of entrance of each bar. =) Thanks for the review!

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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