There are many ways to take a trip: in your head, your heart, via airplane. You can trip on the sidewalk, you can trip on drugs, you can trip up your friends … you can trip out on just about anything. My favorite trips are the ones where I am …Read More »
Something Blue Some of the Baltimore area’s best wedding planners share their worst wedding-day disasters.
As anyone who’s ever planned a wedding knows, there’s a lot more to the perfect union than a few flowers and a beautiful venue. Sometimes, no matter how many hours of effort have gone into crafting the day of a bride’s dreams, things just fall apart—and spectacularly so. Here, some …Read More »
Be More Festive It’s festival season in Maryland! Whether your idea of fun is cracking crabs, sipping chardonnay or even shearing sheep, there’s a festival for that.
Charm City Comedy Festival Laugh out loud with Charm City Comedy Project at this hilarious two-weekend festival. (The first is dedicated to improv and sketch comedy, and the second to standup.) Acts include musicians, comedy groups of all sizes and stand-up stars from across the nation, all bringing their unique …Read More »
Horse Power Building on her father’s legacy, thoroughbred trainer Elizabeth Voss has established her own reputation for success.
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 »