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The “Brexit” in Baltimore

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This morning, the news was dominated by the incredibly surprising “Brexit”—a portmanteau for “British Exit”—signifying the United Kingdom’s majority vote to leave the European Union. We spoke briefly with British …

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Cinema Paradiso

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Still from “The Recursion Theorem,” one of the Festival’s feature films.   Take a seat and silence your cell phones, because the first-ever Columbia Film Festival begins this Friday, June …

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Weekend Plans June 23-26

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There’s a lot going on this weekend, Baltimore. Whether you’re looking for a cultural festival or a cold beer, we’ve got the events you need.   THURSDAY 23 Music: Rock …

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Spice Spice Baby

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Chili lovers, mark your calendars—this is better than your neighbor’s barbecue. On Saturday, June 25th, WTMD and the International Chili Society present the Maryland State Championships Rock & Roll Chili …

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To Tell the Truth

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“The truth is…” Those words will be on everyone’s lips at the “Truth Booth” when it stops at MICA this June. Participants in the traveling art installation In Search of …

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Summer Trippin’

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Every morning I have an English muffin drenched in butter and a cup of coffee for breakfast. I love it. It makes me feel good. But when I travel, when …

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Hot at the Harbor

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Our STYLE intern, a journalism major at the University of Mississippi, tells us how she plays it cool during a sizzling afternoon of shopping, sipping and dining. The Baltimore summer …

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The Life Aquatic

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Maya, a female Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin at The National Aquarium. (Courtesy of National Aquarium) In a landmark move, the National Aquarium recently announced their intention to relocate its dolphin population …

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On Grieving Together

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It is rare, in my online presence, that you would ever see me be anything other than irreverent, snarky or humorous. Overt sentimentality and cloying inspiration memes make me uncomfortable …

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Get Even

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Now that we’ve had a taste of the heat and humidity to come this summer, I must confess that my resolve to forego self-tanners in favor of embracing and enhancing …

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Bottoms Up

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One of my favorite trends in modern (think DIY) wedding showers and receptions is the signature cocktail. Such drinks are a fun way to incorporate wedding colors into the reception while …

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Hometown Hero

By Linda Pugliese.

CAUSE GOURMET   In April, The Supper, a cooking competition, brought local chefs and Baltimore’s foodie elite together to raise money for Saint Agnes Hospital. Bryan Voltaggio, organizer of the …

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First Course

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HATS OFF Johnny’s new chef as of late March, David Garcia Reyes, spent his childhood in a Mexican border town working at his mother’s family restaurant. His resumé includes stints …

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Chef for a Day

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CAFE  TAKEOVER Aisha Pew, owner of Dovecote Café, realized her business model—closing her savory breakfast/lunch spot daily by 3:30 p.m.—left her kitchen underused. Then, a lightbulb: “How cool would it …

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Now Serving

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Longtime Federal Hill favorite Mother’s Grille, popular for its purple-patio Ravens tailgate parties and its twist on pub food, recently launched the third outpost of its everything-made-from-scratch-kitchen-crossed-with-sports-bar concept, this time …

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Head of the Class

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>>>A 1960 graduate of RPCS, Jean Brune graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College, where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa, and received her master’s of liberal arts from Johns …

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Object

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  If we’re supposed to drink a certain amount of water every day, shouldn’t it flow like everything else in our lives? Synced to our smartphones with a user-friendly app. …

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Savvy Shopper

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    Dial Me Up! Little M Style, the oh-so-haute designer showroom that offers styling, personal shopping, retail and consignment to fashion savvy locals and the famous, turns three this year. …

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Covet

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    Opposites are attracting us this season: wild patterns, when we’re feeling like the life of the party; minimalistic solids, when we want to wade in more demure. Trina …

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Curb Appeal

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MARKET WATCH MOUNT VERNON ICONS $174,900 Modest Luxury Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Square feet: 1,600 Not ready for a house? Or maybe you’re downsizing. Whatever your motivation, this condo’s the …

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Shelf Life

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Do you ever get the urge to blow up everything in your life, go far away and start over again? I do, so I completely relate to the opening character …

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