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Meet the interns: Isabel B.


Written by fellow intern Ana P. Isabel Blooston is cool and collected. Talking with her, one wouldn’t think that she grew up on the East Coast—there’s none of that loud …

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Magic, Muggles and Memories


It’s time to break out those old wizard robes and dust off that wand—Harry Potter release day is almost upon us once more. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will …

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Air Fare

Passenger airplane taking off at sunset

If you happen to be one of the 220 million folks planning to take an airplane trip in July and August, when TSA lines are expected to exceed records, according …

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Italian Queen

Baltimore Cocktail Week kicked off Sunday night at Pen & Quill

Baltimore Cocktail Week 2016 ladies’ bartender competition winner Arielle Johnson’s original drink is a bold twist on the Brooklyn cocktail—the perfect cool sipper for a hot summer night. “The use …

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British Subjects


Since its opening in early 2014, The Corner Pantry in Lake Falls Village has become known for its incredible selection of British cuisine. The menu, designed by chef Neill Howell …

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First Course


The West Madison Craft Beer & Wine Bar may seem like déjà vu all over again, but owner Lisa Markiewicz has made a few creative changes. For one, the fussy …

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Olive Branch


In ancient Greece, the agora was a gathering space for the community. That inviting factoid inspired the newly rebranded Agora Bar and Grill, the redesigned first-floor restaurant at the Inn …

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Age of Enlightenment


Nancy Hart Mola and Jerry Trice have brought their rich New York and D.C. experience to Baltimore with Gunther & Co.—in what was once the boiler plant for the eponymous …

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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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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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Mathan Erhardt

I only do tasteful nudity,” Mathan Erhardt says quietly. Photographer Justin Tsucalas and I are discussing possible backdrops for the “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” comedy writer’s portrait at the …

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Good Business


Miss Jackie walks into her local coffee shop and doesn’t buy coffee. Not that she could even if she wanted to—this shop gives away its coffee. A senior citizen and …

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Sippin’ Pretty

Style Cocktails 2016

  No passport required to revive—and refresh—your outlook  this summer. Behold our list of 10 scenic local spots to relax and enjoy a designer drink in a setting you won’t …

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