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What’s in Store?

Maureen Gold models Iro jeans ($230) and a throwback denim top by The Great ($275) at The Girl Next Door.

On a late-August morning, the STYLE team went on a fashion scavenger hunt—hopping around to indie boutiques in Baltimore to ask: “What’s in for fall?” (Autumn arrives early for those …

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What’s Brewing?


Faster than a pulled pint or the crack of a pop top, the regional beer scene is growing—and how. Maryland now boasts over 35 breweries extant, with new businesses opening …

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Seeing Red


Before I packed up and moved to Baltimore from public transit mecca Portland, Ore., I eyeballed it on a map and discovered it sits nestled between Washington, D.C., and New York …

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Giving Up the Ghost


By day, 30-year-old Elyse Caudill is a fine arts advocate for the State of Maryland. By night, the attractive, tattooed blonde hunts ghosts with friends in the Greater Maryland Paranormal …

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Get Out – The List


Bad to the bard Just after Center Stage completes its run of “Pride and Prejudice” (which ends Oct. 11), they are bringing back Isango by popular demand. The South African …

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The Stuff of a Legend


There’s Paul Simon’s first acoustic guitar, early lyrics of legendary song “The Boxer” scrawled inside a 1968 issue of Mainliner magazine and a notepad with early lyrics for world-music fusion …

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Designing Women

Bishme in his studio on Saratoga Street in the Maryland Art Place building. "At MAP, everyone is creative. You're constantly inspired," he says.

At the tender, crows’-feet-free age of 24, fashion designer and Baltimore native Bishme Cromartie has been sketching and making clothes for almost a full decade. We caught up with him …

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Walnut Hill Splendor

Previous Pages: An original Quercus palustris towers above a yellow Acer palmatmum ‘Sango Kaku.’ They embody the variety of autumn color among the deciduous trees on Walnut Hill.

Fall has come as one of the biggest surprises,” says Penney Hubbard. Over 46 years, the Ruxton resident and her husband A.C.—with the late, renowned plantsman, Kurt Bluemel—have transformed a …

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The Sex-ed Evolution


I remember the crickets the summer of 1995 when I was 16. I remember sitting alone at night on the wooden steps of my parents’ comfortable north-ern New Jersey home, …

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Learning to Fly


Bill and Suzanne Mannion watched their older daughter, Emma, struggle during first grade. Other students made fun of her for having trouble with simple addition, and the Mannions cound see …

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Liquid Blue


I sheepishly admit that despite having honeymooned on one of the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) a little over two years ago, the only thing I knew about Curaçao …

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City Smart: Philadelphia


Philly’s robust nightlife is no secret. (Even the speakeasies are well known.) But now Longwood Gardens has become one of the few botanical destinations worth visiting after dark. Starting at …

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City Smart: New York

Nice Work Studio

What do you get when you take a graying Ferris Beuller, an oddly adorable personified dog named Sylvia, and a wife who doesn’t like her? Not your typical “It’s Me …

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City Smart: Washington D.C.


Sleek. Stark. Sophisticated. The images of longtime Vogue contributor Irving Penn fused fashion and fine art—making him one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Irving Penn: Beyond …

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Object: Love-A-Lamp


Just because “Mad Men” wrapped doesn’t mean we’re ready to give up our love affair with mid-century modern design. Thus, our obsession with this teardrop Hal Lamp—handmade by Slip Lighting …

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Savvy Shopper: October 2015

Drawers of 1950’s undies, vintage placemats and more at Wishbone Reserve.

New Whimsy Savvy loves happening upon that one-of-a-kind item, whether it be a pair of earrings evoking the jazz age or an adorable dishware set worthy of a 1950s-style dinner party. …

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Covet: Fall Flair


Zac Posen is darling. He posts flowers and food shots on Instagram, famously babysat “Girls” creator Lena Dunham as a kid (he’s still the only person who can dress her) …

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Curb Appeal: Suburban Shuffle


$624,990 Elegent in Eldersburg Bedrooms: 4 | Baths: 3/1 | Square Feet: 3,468   “The Chapel Hill II, one of four custom plans available at Pooledale Farm, is full of …

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Shelf Life: Fear Factor


In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware Cut to a glass-walled cabin in the woods in winter. (Um, I’d never stay there overnight, would you?) But protagonist Nora is …

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Get out – Main event


Happenstance Theater is ready to get shady in Baltimore. The D.C.-based ensemble will dress up as Cabaret Noirfor Halloween this year. Fun identity switch, because—instead of focusing on Victorian era …

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