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Meet the interns: Isabel B.

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Written by fellow intern Ana P. Isabel Blooston is cool and collected. Talking with her, one wouldn’t think that she grew up on the East Coast—there’s none of that loud …

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Magic, Muggles and Memories

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It’s time to break out those old wizard robes and dust off that wand—Harry Potter release day is almost upon us once more. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will …

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Air Fare

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If you happen to be one of the 220 million folks planning to take an airplane trip in July and August, when TSA lines are expected to exceed records, according …

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Italian Queen

Baltimore Cocktail Week kicked off Sunday night at Pen & Quill

Baltimore Cocktail Week 2016 ladies’ bartender competition winner Arielle Johnson’s original drink is a bold twist on the Brooklyn cocktail—the perfect cool sipper for a hot summer night. “The use …

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British Subjects

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Since its opening in early 2014, The Corner Pantry in Lake Falls Village has become known for its incredible selection of British cuisine. The menu, designed by chef Neill Howell …

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First Course

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The West Madison Craft Beer & Wine Bar may seem like déjà vu all over again, but owner Lisa Markiewicz has made a few creative changes. For one, the fussy …

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Olive Branch

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In ancient Greece, the agora was a gathering space for the community. That inviting factoid inspired the newly rebranded Agora Bar and Grill, the redesigned first-floor restaurant at the Inn …

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Age of Enlightenment

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Nancy Hart Mola and Jerry Trice have brought their rich New York and D.C. experience to Baltimore with Gunther & Co.—in what was once the boiler plant for the eponymous …

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(Pokémon) GOing Out in Baltimore

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By now, you’ve heard of Pokémon GO—whether you’re an avid player or on the spectrum from casual to frustrated observer. With the launch of this app, Pokémon officially jumped (nay, …

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Bon Appetit

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It’s time to get hungry, Baltimore—Restaurant Week kicks off July 22, and now’s your chance to check out new discoveries and old favorites alike with budget-friendly, fixed -price meals. (P.S. …

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A Poetic Evening

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On July 21, STYLE hosted our first-ever Haiku Happy Hour, a fun night of literature and libations at The Nickel Taphouse. We absolutely loved meeting everyone and reading your wonderful …

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Great Sex Scenes

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In your earlier books, you drew a lot of the plot and characters from your own experiences growing up in 1970s Southern California. “The Wonder Bread Summer” (2013) moves away …

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Hip to be Square

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In my Irish clan, we’ll occasionally Irish step dance at weddings and  funerals. But, recently, all on my own and a bit tentative-feeling, I went square  dancing. I opened the …

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Stormy Weather

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At Washington, D.C.’s newish Pineapple & Pearls, you’ll find not only sophisticated cuisine, artful coffee drinks and intrepid cocktails, but also a striking work of art by Baltimore-based Jowita Wyszomirska. …

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Get Sharp

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I haven’t worn fake nails since prom. But when I heard about City Nails & Spa’s celebrity clientele—Lorde got some “pointies” there—my girlie curiosity was piqued.  I made an appointment …

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Sweatproof

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Good lord, it’s hot. And I don’t know about you, but as temperatures climb…well, I sweat. When summer descends upon Baltimore, there’s just no stopping it, and I’ve learned from …

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Sweet Summer

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There’s a reason you’ve been making the same couple of cake recipes forever— if you’ve found one that’s reliable and delicious, why mess with a good thing?  Take this mellow, …

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Late-Breaking

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I only do tasteful nudity,” Mathan Erhardt says quietly. Photographer Justin Tsucalas and I are discussing possible backdrops for the “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” comedy writer’s portrait at the …

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Good Business

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Miss Jackie walks into her local coffee shop and doesn’t buy coffee. Not that she could even if she wanted to—this shop gives away its coffee. A senior citizen and …

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Sippin’ Pretty

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  No passport required to revive—and refresh—your outlook  this summer. Behold our list of 10 scenic local spots to relax and enjoy a designer drink in a setting you won’t …

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