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The “Brexit” in Baltimore British Baltimoreans and Baltimoreans in Britain share their thoughts on the historic decision.

This morning, the news was dominated by the incredibly surprising “Brexit”—a portmanteau for “British Exit”—signifying the United Kingdom’s majority vote to leave the European Union. We spoke briefly with British Baltimoreans and Baltimoreans living in Britain about their reactions to the momentous decision. Patrick Lears, a Baltimore-born gallery manager who …

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Looking Back, Moving Forward Belinda Stronach weighs in on last week's Preakness and her plans for the future.

For better or for worse, the 141st Preakness Stakes was certainly one for the history books: Both the attendance and handle (total money wagered) broke all previously-held records—and, tragically, two horses died suddenly in the day’s early races, sparking conversation about the sport’s practices. Despite the media storm surrounding the …

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Reality Star Four Questions for Cricket Goodall

  Since 2003, Cricket Goodall has served as the executive director of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, representing the state’s breeding operations through feast and famine. We spoke to her all about the fortunes of racing and breeding here since the advent of casino gambling in 2010 (7 percent of casino …

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Reality Star: Five Questions for Ericka Alston Her diagnosis and prognosis warrant serious thought.

Published in the April 2016 issue of STYLE. One year after the disturbances that occurred in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, we asked Ericka Alston—Director of Youth Services, Violence Prevention & Community Outreach at West Baltimore’s Penn-North Community Resource Center and its Kids Safe Zone—to take the temperature of the city: how the unrest …

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Editor’s Notes: Season of Change

As spring nears, I usually edit some clothes from my closet, deep-clean the house of several tons of cat hair and update my look with a hyper-bright lipstick shade or a haircut. Usually, that’s enough to put spring in my step. But lately, I’ve been thinking I need a bigger …

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Q&A Reality Star: Three questions for Jamie McDonald

We asked philanthropy entrepreneur Jamie McDonald, founder of both Generosity Inc. (which guides nonprofits in using technology to engage with donors) and GiveCorps (an online fundraising platform for nonprofits and educational institutions), what fuels her desire to generate good on such a grand scale. We also wanted to hear what’s …

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Editor’s Notes: Letter from the Editor

After spending the last two years as senior editor at STYLE, I’m excited to take the reins—and can’t wait to honor the magazine’s legacy and bring you even more of the kinds of stories that I want to see in print: think pieces, confessional and highly creative personal essays, mind-blowing …

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