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Weekend Plans April 28-May 1

Floetry at Rams Head, FashionEASTa takes over Harbor East, Independent Bookstore Day and more.

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Happy Friday eve, Baltimore! There’s a lot in store this weekend, so get out there and have a great time.   THURSDAY APRIL 28 Art: Question Bridge: Black Males Opens …

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Bottoms Up

The Bridesmaid


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

Four decades later, three Maryland women discuss their Vietnam tour in a new documentary.

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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

Two single 40-somethings fall for Baltimore, fall for each other, then fall into planning a wedding right here at home.

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 wants people to learn how to homebrew.


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

Atlas Shucked


  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

Mother Superior


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

This summer, Jean Brune retires after 24 years as head of school at Roland Park Country School—and 50 years in education.


>>>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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Water Proof


  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

May/June 2016


    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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Suit Yourself


    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

Historic Mount Vernon—hip yet soulful—offers something for everyone, especially potential homebuyers hunting personality.


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

This summer, bring these new literary books by Baltimore writers to the beach.


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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The Animalia Project.

PICTURE THIS   Humans exist on a spectrum—we oscillate within the vagaries of gender, time, reality and imagination. Lania D’Agostino’s work displays such complex humanity—we are always moving, shifting, progressing, …

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Main Event

Live the life

Calvin Harris, (Performance)

Good food. Great bands. What’s not to love? This year’s defiantly lower-case sweetlife festival offers the best in alternative rock and pop, plus local food as fresh as the sounds made …

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Warby Parker Now Open

The eyewear brand has officially opened its Harbor East doors.

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  Behold, the biggest name in eyewear Warby Parker, which moved into Harbor East snug between Brooks Brothers and Sassanova, is finally open. The optical online retailer is known for …

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1967 or 2016?

Detroit ’67 at Center Stage is powerfully relevant.


“Detroit ’67” by Dominique Morisseau is the story of sister and brother Chelle (Michelle Wilson, who played the role three years ago at the Public Theater) and Lank (Amari Cheatom) …

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CityLit Festival Begins Tomorrow

The annual event hosts Claudia Rankine and celebrates Jane Austen’s “Emma.”

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Remember this? When images of this woman’s refusal to put down Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric” during a Donald Trump rally went viral, you may not have known who …

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