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Shroom with a View

Fun Gus, the Mushroom Festival mascot.

Tucked away inconspicuously in the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania, a shiitake’s throw from Philadelphia, lies the town of Kennett Square, the self-proclaimed Mushroom Capital of the World. Kennett Square, however, …

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The Transformer


Some aspects of growing older are awesome. You know yourself and understand others better; you’re better equipped to handle life’s challenges. The physical  effects of aging are less desirable. The …

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Fells Point’s Pazo Closes


We’re sad to report that one of our favorite Fells Point spots, Pazo, will be closing permanently on Sept. 17. The upscale Italian joint was opened in 2004 by the …

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RIP Gene Wilder

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It was my phone, of course, that first notified me today of Gene Wilder’s death. As a lover of many of his films (and his marriage to Gilda Radner being personal #relationshipgoals), …

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Art Transplant: The Broadway Dancer


CJay Philip, 2010 It was 2008—the economy was tanking—when professional dancer CJay Philip and her sound engineer husband, Winston Philip, started talking seriously about a move away from New York …

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Art Transplant: The Voice


Jana Hunter, 2008 Though Baltimore’s music scene is vibrant and nationally recognized, it’s perhaps not yet as professionally esteemed as a New York or a Nashville. Not that you would …

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Get Out: September

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Alors On Danse Fall in step as 15-plus dance companies and more than 150 individual performers fill the streets and venues of Station North for the fifth annual AKIMBO Dance …

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Hey, savvy self-care babes! Happy end-of-August. Are you drinking water? Staying in the shade? Taking naps? Catching up on a T.V. show or reading a book that’s been on your …

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The Icing on the (Cup)Cake


Three weeks ago, Cortney Bluefeld didn’t even have a cupcake business—and now, she’s selling out of more than a hundred tasty treats a day. “It has just exploded,” Bluefeld says, …

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Art Transplant: The Drama Queen


The following is part of STYLE’s “Art Transplant” feature, which introduces artists who moved to Baltimore to hone their craft and find a creative community. Find more in coming weeks …

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Why I Slept With a White Man


“Why I Slept With a White Man” is the first installment of STYLE’s new “Love Stories” series, which will explore perspectives and stories of all types of love in Charm …

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In the Bag


Looking for a way to show you back Baltimore…without sporting head-to-toe purple? Class up your fan fashion with these cute new Baltimore bags from Dooney & Bourke. The luxury brand …

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Down By The Bay

Erin Pitts

Open floor plans are becoming more popular these days. And why not? They create seamless movement from one space—and function—to another in your home. After relocating from Washington, D.C., to …

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Moving Pictures


In his four-minute video “Barcelona Mosaics” (2008), Vin Grabill creates a vibrant, gyrating universe made up of fractal imagery that moves and multiplies and diminishes and grows and disappears and …

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Savvy Shopper


Model Behavior Savvy was delighted to stumble upon the darling Bear Fox Babe while parking in Lot D of Historic Ellicott City. Yes, you read that right—the lot is now …

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Love Letters


Remember how giddy you felt receiving mail at summer camp? Sliding your finger carefully under the flap of the envelope, unfolding the pages and deciphering your best friend’s—or, let’s be …

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Both Sides Now


In the film “Crazy, Stupid Love,” Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) describes his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), as the “perfect combination of sexy and cute.” We say that’s something to aim …

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(Hair)Banding Together

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This past Sunday morning, Marielle Anne Medeiros and Rachel Rawlings—the mother and daughter co-owners of Salon Marielle on Main Street in Ellicott City—were two of the many business owners trying …

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