At 10:25 on a clear, brisk, but warming Monday morning in early March, Dream Verse and Al, separated by more than 30 lengths, jog eagerly under their exercise riders around the 1/6th-mile sheltered ring at Atlanta Hall horse farm in Monkton. Standing in an opening on the perimeter of the …Read More »
Taking Flight The $100 million expansion of BWI Marshall’s international wing aims to meet the growing needs of Maryland travelers.
“A road warrior”—that’s what Monyka Berrocosa calls herself. The 46-year-old Hampden resident travels once or twice a month, usually by air. An international strategic consultant and investor and publisher of MyCity4HER.com, a Baltimore- based online resource for women, Berrocosa depends on flying to meet her business’ expanding needs. This month, …Read More »
International Love Destination weddings are more popular than ever—and with these four hotspots just a direct flight from BWI Marshall, they’re easier than ever to reach, too.
“It’s not just one special day—it’s a week,” says Stacey DeSalvo, a Canton resident who was married in Cancún, Mexico, in February 2016. “Having a destination wedding is an absolute blast. It’s like a vacation for everyone.” The sun-soaked wedding of Stacey, a nurse at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, …Read More »
HIGH STAKES The 142nd Preakness returns to Pimlico Race Course in a flurry of flying hooves and storied traditions, from “Sunrise at Old Hilltop” walking tours to the blaring yellows and colorful cocktails of Black-Eyed Susan Day. Don your finest, grab your expendable cash and make your way to the …Read More »
“One of the evening’s notable heroes is the lighting designer, Bradley King, who here treats illumination not as a decorative accessory but as a pivotal narrative element,” writes The Washington Post’s Peter Marks of Broadway musical “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812.” “Glistening chandeliers and single light bulbs …Read More »
More than anything, Steven Hargrove loved the natural world. At 13, he spent two months discovering the summertime forests, meadows and lakes of the Adirondack Mountains. “It forever opened my eyes and heart to the immense beauty of the wilderness,” he wrote on his website. And so, not surprisingly, as …Read More »
THURSDAY 13 Theater: That Face Baltimore Center Stage’s Third Space, an intimate 99-seat theater, makes its debut with “That Face,” a play about a dysfunctional family by Polly Stenham. After the show, there will be a post-party with board games, drinks, music and more. Tickets: $25. April 13-23 at Baltimore …Read More »
Why I Don’t Write Nature Poems Because I’m always wearing the wrong shoes, I rarely stray from the path. There’s recollect, there’s tranquility and the way the trains punctuate each hour, shrill the shaken fields. Let’s bide a bit here, thinking why we love them—the tracks, the transit, a train’s …Read More »
FRIDAY 7 Theater: A Ruby Cabaret Support the Baltimore Choral Arts Society at their annual fundraiser. The evening will include performances, dinner, and silent and live auctions to benefit the organization’s education and outreach programs. Tickets available before event. 6:30pm at the Grand Lodge Ballroom in Hunt Valley. Events: Kinetic …Read More »
At 24, I found myself married, pregnant and the new owner of a house in Toronto. I wallpapered, painted and salvaged old furniture. But after having grown up in a home where no one gardened (other than the marijuana plants my father grew for my mother, which were hidden between …Read More »