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Throwing Shade


Everybody knows it’s all about the after party, right? This Saturday, keep the festivities going past the finish line at Shade, a black-tie charity event hosted by the Philanthropik Foundation. …

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Weekend Plans May 19-22


It’s a big weekend, Baltimore! Whether you’re partying at Pimlico or bucking at all things Black-Eyed Susan, there’s plenty to get into over the next few days. THURSDAY 19 Music: …

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Hey, Honey!


Calling all queen bees! Owings Mills’ Waxing Kara, a provider of honey and wax-based home, kitchen and beauty products, will open the doors to its Honey House tonight at 5:30. …

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History in the Making

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NPR fans, rejoice—a little bit of “Morning Edition” is coming to Charm City! StoryCorps, an independent nonprofit and popular segment of the show, will bring its MobileBooth to Baltimore on May …

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Discover Garrison Forest at their Sneak Peek May 25


SPONSORED CONTENT Garrison Forest School is hosting a “Sneak Peek” for families interested in learning more about Garrison Forest’s all-girls’ program from Kindergarten through 12th Grade and coed Preschool (Twos through Pre-Kindergarten). …

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Bottoms Up


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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The Soldiers They Carried

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THE VITNAM ERA is often remembered more for its anti-war sentiment and politics of social change than for the actual conflict that spurred this counterculture. We’ve been content to relegate this …

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Love, Baltimore Style

They said "I do!" Howard Yang and Kathy Flann, and their friendly trolley conductors for the evening.

Howard and I met at Atomic Books, which sits between a methadone clinic and a sports bar with Baltimore scenes on the interior walls, painted by someone with dubious skill—the …

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Get Hoppy


Brent MacAloney really wants you to like beer. Specifically, he really wants you to like his beer, but he’ll settle for a general affection for the hoppy beverage. Put it …

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Restaurant Decon


  The Atlas Restaurant Group—they brought us Greek-inspired Ouzo Bay and the elegant Japanese Azumi—has claimed the former Lamill space on the ground floor of the Four Seasons in Harbor East …

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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


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


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


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


>>>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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  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


    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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    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


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


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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