Walk into the stables at Kimberly Godwin Clark’s Leighton Farm and the latest works-in-progress pop their heads over their stall doors, ears pricked, eyes kind. There’s Two Punch Willy, a breathtaking gray who raced twice, didn’t earn a cent, and wants to be a dressage horse. There’s Scotty, a …Read More »
On a summer evening about a year ago, a small group of local comedians took turns performing for an equally small audience at the cozy and intimate 3 Bean Coffee in Federal Hill. One of the standups that evening was Jessica Murphy Garrett, then 33, whose performance that night was …Read More »
Before being whisked away to Aruba on a last-minute trip, I’d never been to the Caribbean. Sure, my family and I had done the whole white-sand-and-crystal-clear-water thing in the Bahamas, but the island chain isn’t technically a Caribbean territory—and besides, I was 9. As I’d soon learn after touching down …Read More »
Veggie Delight Plant-based food options are gaining traction. In Baltimore, they’re rooted in the African American community.
Anticipation is building at Land of Kush. It’s after 11 a.m. and the line wraps around the inside of the restaurant. When I walked in half an hour ago, only a few people had been waiting: A young Asian woman in an army jacket and skinny jeans, a guy with …Read More »
Kitchen Craft Working their particular brand of magic, three Baltimore interior designers cast transformative spells on area kitchens.
When it comes to adding real estate kudos to the home and, more importantly, improving one’s quality of life, a good kitchen remodel is worth its weight in an appraisal — and some. Kitchens are not only where people cook and dine, they are also where people relax, visit, work, …Read More »
Before we’ve even grabbed a table at Dylan’s Oyster Cellar in Hampden, Amy Langrehr and Aaron Joseph have already said hello to at least eight people. And it doesn’t stop there. Throughout the night, countless people stop by, tapping their shoulders or sporting a comical surprised face as they spot …Read More »
Minding Manners Etiquette is back in fashion for corporates and casuals who want to make an impression.
Think etiquette has gone the way of the dodo? Think again. Learning to mimic Kate Middleton’s grace and style is on the upswing. The Plaza Hotel in New York City recently introduced etiquette classes with topics ranging from networking to dining and social skills. It seems the casual culture of …Read More »
The foil band thwaps around the bottle’s neck, a split second later heat tightened under a miniature dryer bonnet. The bottles, standing up like a progression of toy soldiers, circle the bend on the narrow conveyer belt of this miniature bottling plant inside the truck that pulled up to …Read More »
Our fall fashion shoot boasts bold winter florals, galactic outerwear, and lots of cozy sweaters and furs to get you ready for the season.Read More »
This past June, headlines across America rang out a unified death knell: The mall as we knew it was dead (or at least in hospice). A report from Credit Suisse estimated that 20 to 25 percent of malls in America would close within the next five years, and its prognosis …Read More »