Jessica Bizik

Being Wes Moore Editor-in-chief Jessica Bizik sits down with the author and social entrepreneur to talk about fatherhood, finding his purpose and how he defines being a man.

There’s just something about Wes Moore. The charismatic 36-year-old has brains, heart, humility and strapping good looks—not to mention a gripping back story that reads like a Hollywood blockbuster. Oprah Winfrey plans to produce a movie based on his 2011 memoir, “The Other Wes Moore,” a New York Times best-seller …

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One Love

Is there a better way to ring in summer than with a musical that weaves together the life and music of Bob Marley? Center Stage’s world premiere of Marley, written and directed by artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah, is set to inspire and fill the theater with the feel-good tunes of …

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savvy shopper april

Sofa So Good Nouveau Home and Interior Design has moved back to its old stomping grounds in Mount Vernon. You can still get everything from elegant to kitschy to trendsetting, but co-owners Steve Appel and Lee Whitehead also are offering personal decorating services. Appel describes the shop as “reclaimed meets …

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city smart april

Philadelphia Looking to celebrate like you’re Peggy Olson who just landed that coveted Burger Chef account? Or just drink in style like Joan Holloway? Embark on City Food Tours’ Mad Men Era Cocktail Tour, an Old City excursion that gives you the chance to sip on some tasty cocktails with …

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Funny Business

When I was about 9 or 10, I fell in love with feminist movies. “Silkwood,” “Norma Rae,” “The Color Purple.” Basically, if you were a woman who fought against adversity, I wanted to be you. I vividly remember nearly going to fisticuffs with a third-grade boy over how “Nine to Five” was way …

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Curb Appeal April

$3,395,000 Delightful Deception Bedrooms: 4 | Baths: 4 | Square Feet: 4,410 “Located on a steep grade on the water, the v-shaped house is four times the size of the front in the back. It was intentionally designed to not look like Versailles from the street, offering a discreet glimpse …

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horse sense

An old horsewoman who came here from Ireland on the cusp of World War II told me once that she remembered riding a horse from Monkton to what is now the traffic circle in Towson. Imagine doing that today. That’s an easy 20 miles—and you’d have to ride back, too—and …

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Restaurant Deconstructed April

Another tiny restaurant—26 seats in all—opens in Hampden, and this one is a Fabergé egg. Clearly a driven man, Arômes chef/owner Steve Monnier puts together complex small plates with whatever the market offers on a given day, supplemented by exotic flourishes from a collection of tins above the stove: dried …

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Stop, Breathe & Think. Skip the therapy sesh and find inner Zen right on your smartphone. Created by Tools For Peace—a nonprofit dedicated to emotional and social intelligence, as well as professional success—this app is designed to enliven the mind through meditation and emotional guidance. It asks you to assess …

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