In a suburban development in Phoenix, Maryland, it’s easy to spot Jack and Jean Lowry’s home. Their acclaimed collection of trees and plants begins curbside. An artistic, year-round tapestry of conifers, Ginkgoes and Japanese maples—highly textured and in a spectrum of yellows, greens and reds—offers the Lowrys screening from the …Read More »
Welcoming Meals, Smiling Faces For Chef Corey Laub, quality of life is all about relevant, good food.
Columbia-born Corey Laub’s resume includes Aida Bistro, The Wine Market, Washington, D.C.’s Firefly, Beuchert’s Saloon and Lincoln as well as Chicago’s Novo gastropub. Recently, Laub became executive chef at the Sanchez Gruver Concepts, owners of Fork & Wrench and Modern Cook Shop. He talks about the menu items that make …Read More »
The difference between a giraffe and a canary may just be the best way to explain how technology has changed the classroom. Or to be more precise, a second grade animal report about a giraffe and another about a canary. Megan Shay, director of pre-K to 12th grade English language …Read More »
This month, the frilly fashion conceived by Everyman Theatre costume designer David Burdick will make its stage debut in Intimate Apparel, one of four plays at the theater to feature his work this season. Burdick, a seven-year company member, began researching, designing and fabric-shopping back in July. Here, he shares …Read More »
In Concert Competing musicians collaborate so audiences can take note of a favorite venue, Linehan Hall.
Asgerdur Sigurdardottir greets her competition with an impressive spread: an array of cheeses, gourmet crackers, hummus, caprese salad kabobs and a sheet of nametags. Any moment now, the other women will arrive. Nervous energy practically crackles off her. Tonight’s guest list includes Catherine Cochran of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, …Read More »
FRIDAY 20 Comedy: Chris Rock Enjoy an evening of comedy royalty at Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour. The unapologetic, inventive winner of four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards is a comedy wildcard, never backing down from controversy (even when it makes his audience a little uncomfortable). The result? An unpredictable, laugh-til-your-stomach-hurts …Read More »
Did you see Tina Collins killin’ it in this month’s The Look column? The inspiring mental health advocate can certainly pull off the cold-shoulder look, but that was the least of what impressed us about her. Collins, who has struggled with schizoaffective disorder, is now a vocal advocate for those …Read More »
Quick, what’s the best beer town in the country? As a homer who can detect malty aromas wafting over from Union Craft Brewing in my Woodberry backyard, I might answer Baltimore. But there are the established craft beer hotbeds to consider—Portland, Seattle and Denver. Old-schoolers might even suggest Milwaukee out …Read More »
Blueberry. Coconut cream. Pumpkin. Apple. There are all kinds of pies, but one thing is certain: “Pie is special,” says Max Reim of Pie Time. Pie definitely has an enduring appeal, perhaps because it demands that you stop and have a cup of coffee and a conversation. It connects you …Read More »
The housing market in the Baltimore area continues to grow, with prices reaching pre-recession levels and new home construction taking off in many communities. As with most major cities in the country, Baltimore and the surrounding counties have filled with people. Property costs closer to the city have increased. That’s …Read More »