The Red Bull Amaphiko Academy, “a launchpad for grassroots social entrepreneurs,” is coming to the U.S. for the first time ever–and has chosen Baltimore as its flagship American location. From August 11 to 20, Charm City will welcome 15 social entrepreneurs from around the U.S., all working for and teaching …Read More »
More than 20 years ago, my daughter came home from the fourth grade and recounted a story at the dinner table that we’d never forget. During recess, she and her friend had decided to share their New Year’s resolutions. After my daughter disclosed her intensely personal goal, her friend took …Read More »
Photos: STEP premieres in Baltimore The acclaimed documentary recently opened at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway Theatre.
On Monday, July 24, 2017 the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women (BLSYW) hosted the hometown premiere of Fox Searchlight Picture’s STEP. More than 450 friends of BLSYW—donors, community leaders, business leaders, faculty, staff, current and former students and their families—came to celebrate the Baltimore-based documentary. Held at the Stavros …Read More »
The unFAIRgettable MY Maryland State Fair returns to the Timonium Fairgrounds from Aug. 24 to Sept. 4 for the — get this — 136th time. With its amusement rides, corn dog concessions and big name concerts — this year’s will feature Disney’s Sabrina Carpenter and rock band Halestorm — it …Read More »
THURSDAY 3 Music: WTMD First Thursday Catch Chicano Batman, Honey Island Swamp Band, Nikki Lane and more at WTMD’s monthly music series. Free. 5:30 p.m. at Canton Waterfront Park. Music: Twilight Thursdays on the Row Bring a lawn chair or blanket and kick back at this weekly concert series. Buy a …Read More »
From 2000 to 2008, TLC’s hit show Trading Spaces traveled around the country offering average Joes the chance to get a room in their house completely redone by a team of professional designers and contractors—on a $2,000 budget and a 2-3 day deadline, no less. The catch? They had to …Read More »
I danced with him at Latinofest and was immediately smitten with the way he swayed and swiveled to the salsa verses the band sang on that hot June day in Patterson Park. Next to him, I was flat footed and clumsy. The picture that comes to mind is someone jogging …Read More »
THE BEAT: Tom Petty Won’t Back Down The musician doesn't let his advanced age affect his ability to rock.
Tom Petty greeted the crowd Sunday night at Royal Farms Arena by asking, “Have you got your mojo working?” The tip of the hat to Muddy Waters was a valid question, as he and The Heartbreakers were about to launch into marathon two-hour show for their 40th anniversary stop in …Read More »
From Manhattan’s to Mojitos, put your bartender skills to the test in this cocktails quiz!Read More »
Nestled within the woods of Gunpowder Falls State Park lies a cool summer sanctuary that you have to see to believe. In fact, it’s so easy to miss that few seem to know about it..but that might not be a bad thing. Absent from trail maps and unmarked along the …Read More »