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(Pokémon) GOing Out in Baltimore


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


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


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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Weekend Plans 7/21-7/24


It’s a fun-filled weekend, Baltimore—no Netflixing allowed. THURSDAY 21 Event: STYLE Haiku Happy Hour Bring your best 5-7-5 creation and join the STYLE staff for a night of mingling and …

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Great Sex Scenes


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

Square dancers in black and white costumes --- Image by © Erik Isakson/Corbis

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


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

beautiful hands with fresh manicured nails

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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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

cake post

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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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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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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