Sydney Burrows

Full Bloom On the Upperco land of her childhood, Carol Warner has become an iris and peony expert.

For Carol Warner, owner of Draycott Gardens, the adage “bloom where you’re planted” literally rings true. On 10 acres given to her by her parents—part of the Upperco farm where she was raised—Warner has developed a series of outstanding gardens featuring irises, multiple varieties of which she sells via her …

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Pregnant Possibility Women and couples struggling with infertility get to experience pregnancy and childbirth, thanks to donated embryos.

  When his wife, Pamela, 41, was pregnant, Travis Bishop, 46, liked to have some fun when people congratulated them. “I would say, very deadpan, ‘It’s not mine,’” he says. Pause. “Then, ‘It’s not hers, either.’” This is the way the Bishops of Rockville, who are both in the Navy, …

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CeWEBrity Status Baltimore native Ann Hirsch makes her name(s) as a digital performance artist.

Maybe Ann Hirsch’s art should come with an NSFW (not safe for work) warning. I speak from experience—watching her video performance piece “Semiotics of the Camwhore” in my office cubicle made me feel a bit self-conscious. But to Hirsch’s credit, I couldn’t look away from the video’s comedic/brainy bedroom scene, …

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Weekend Plans: What to Do 2/16-2/19 It's a packed winter weekend in Baltimore!

THURSDAY 16 Music: Lincoln Portrait The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra salutes Abraham Lincoln, mere days after his birthday, by presenting Aaron Copland’s emotionally potent Lincoln Portrait, corraling Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah to provide the work’s stirring narration. Also on the program: Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto” (with soloist Johannes Moser), Samuel …

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Visit Baltimore Hosts First-Ever Legends & Legacies Jubilee The free Feb. 18 event will honor Baltimore's rich African-American cultural heritage.

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute,” said Thurgood Marshall, a native Baltimorean and the first American-American justice to serve on the Supreme Court. This Black History Month, Baltimore will honor Justice Marshall and other members of the African-American community during its first-ever …

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