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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

Still from "Recursion," one of the Festival's feature films.

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


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


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


“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’


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


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

Maya, a female Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin at The National Aquarium | September 2, 2015

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


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


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


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


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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