Midnight Sun's 25 most popular posts of 2011: U2, Natty Boh, All Good Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.

For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news, exclusives, shameless Google bait - see Nancy Pelosi, Victoria's Secret posts - and concert reviews. And, they cover a variety of topics, from sports and the business of nightlife to developments in the world of beer and up-to-date news on music.

The top 25 has been separated into most-read posts and most-seen photo galleries.

1. Are the Terps' new helmets too much like those by Charm City Roller Girls?

2. Review: U2 at M&T Bank Stadium June 22

3.  Kooper's Tavern sued by Baltimore County man

4. Update: Sonar closes; status of upcoming shows is unclear

5. Starscape Festival announces 2011 lineup: Steve Aoki, Bassnectar, Zeds Dead

6. After fatal accident in West Virginia, All Good Music Festival moves to Ohio

7. Joe Squared, Leinenkugel's Beer Hall to join Power Plant Live

8. Did Nancy Pelosi break bread with Matt Damon at U2 show?

9. Hammerjacks comeback planned

10. Virgin Mobile FreeFest 2011 set times announced

11. Nacho Mama's taps one of the first kegs of Natty Boh in 15 years

12. Baltimore Police sued for $420,000 over "unlawful arrest" by Don't Know Tavern chef

13. Kanye, Jay-Z, Nicki and Maroon 5: Grading the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show performances

14. Sade kicks off her American tour in spectacular fashion at Baltimore's 1st Mariner

15.  Fells Point bars plan on staying open despite Hurricane Irene


Here are the ten most-seen photo galleries of the year:

1. Pictures: 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest lineup

2. Pictures: Virgin Festivals through the years

3. Best Baltimore-area bars 2011: Critic's picks

4. Best bars 2011: Meet singles

5. Best bars 2011: Beer bars

6. Bars 2011: After work drinks

7. Pictures: Kanye West and Jay-Z at 1st Mariner Arena

8. 100 best bars 2011: Readers' picks

9. Pictures: Seacrets in Ocean City, Maryland

10. Ten highlights from Baltimore Beer Week 2011


For 2010's most read posts, click here.


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