The week we were scheduled for staff makeovers found me with the perfect trifecta of blemish in need of cosmetic assistance: The dry fall weather had turned my eyes red. My sick cat was waking me up in the middle of the night and adding bags to the bloodshot. And …Read More »
Down the Rabbit Hole Baltimore Center Stage's latest promises to be an unprecedented theater experience.
Practice makes perfect, right? If the old adage is true, the actors taking part in Center Stage’s special week-and-a-half run of “White Rabbit Red Rabbit” are out of luck. The play, written by Iranian Nassim Soleimanpour, is designed to be read cold by a single actor. The script is delivered …Read More »
Business partners Lindsay Henry, 26, and Jane Pruitt, 50, may be at different stages of life, but when it comes to food, they’re firmly on the same page. The pair, who met while working at a local catering company, recently opened The Nook Café together in the University of Maryland …Read More »
Christmas approaches, and I’m wrestling with a question to which I can find no clear and satisfying answer: What of Santa Claus? Our daughter is 2, and we suspect that she is now old enough to develop and enjoy a basic understanding of Santa (the full, supernatural implications may elude …Read More »
Wishful Thinking One writer recalls the challenges of checking off the gift list of a big-hearted shopper.
Santa Claus may be the only person more generous than my in-laws during the holiday season. If their grandchildren make a list, they check it twice to ensure that holiday wishes come true. For all his joy in giving, though, my father-in-law has a few gift-getting quirks. He is all …Read More »
THURSDAY 7 Art: Cody Pryseski Baltimore native Cody Pryseski brings his portraits and figurative oil paintings to The Alchemy of Art. Pryseski, whose inspiration comes from well-known artists such as Stephen Conroy, Phillip Pearlstein and Chuck Close, strives to capture both the personality and psychology of each subject. Don’t miss …Read More »
“There are just too many cold viruses out there and they change a little bit every year, so there’s no way you could ever have a vaccine,” says Dr. Kevin Ferentz, chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at GBMC. Although cold season is again upon us, there’s no reason …Read More »
Gone are the days when as-you-need-it transportation was reserved to hailing a cab from the sidewalk or actually calling a cab service on the phone to get picked up. Ride-sharing services have taken over, and Baltimore is no exception. Below are this year’s most popular drop-off locations, according to Lyft …Read More »
BEJEWELED Nothing says Savvy like “jewelry boutique,” so she was a bit distressed to find that Bijoux was closing up shop at its Green Spring Station Location. Upon wandering over to Renee Wilson’s new spot in Wyndhurst Station, however, her anxiety was quickly assuaged. The revamped location is small but …Read More »
Present Tense Baltimoreans share their favorite gifts (or in some cases, gift fails) along with holiday traditions they embrace.
Ava Marie Morning meteorologist, WBAL TV “Last Christmas, our family surprised us with an indoor slide for our toddler’s playroom. It made my heart so happy to see the pure joy in his eyes. Even better yet, he was so tired after sliding all day, he slept for 12 hours …Read More »