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Beer Babes

Beer Babes

Move over, Miller Lite. Women are getting into the homebrewing act thanks to two new social groups in Maryland.

Moments after Laura Cohen pries the lid off a white plastic bucket labeled “Ale Pale,” a bright, herbal aroma begins to fill her dining room. The…MORE

Our Friend, Kevin Spacey

A Roland Park family gets a taste of the limelight when lending their Colonial home for an episode of “House of Cards.”

When Kevin Spacey’s limo pulls up at night to a big, pleasantly shabby house in scene 4, episode 12 of the Emmy Award-winning “House of Cards”—that’s…MORE

Seeing Red Emma’s

The workers at Baltimore’s new-and-improved radical bookstore are putting their money where their Marx is.

Spencer Compton splits his time between Red Emma’s bookstore and café. What should a suburban mom like me wear to Red Emma’s? Steve Madden combat boots?…MORE

The Business of Lacrosse

Paul Rabil—professional lacrosse’s first Million Dollar Man—is taking the sport to a whole new level.

In Paul Rabil’s large, tanned hands, the half-pint glass of beer might as well be the queen of England’s teacup. Shortly after 6 on a Tuesday…MORE

Class Acts

The Baltimore region has more than its fair share of exclusive private preparatory programs. So what does all that cash and cachet mean upon graduation? We spoke to some area alumni about why—when they cheer for the home team—it’s still the high school team.

Kimberli Lagree-Simmons Kimberli Lagree-Simmons Wholesale manager, A People United St. Paul’s School for Girls class of 1998 A People United is known to Mount Vernon shoppers…MORE

{Our} Favorite Things

Squirrels On Sweaters And Pompoms On Slippers. Shaving Accoutrements To Tame His Rogue Whiskers. Sparkly Chic Jewelry And Belts Covered With Beer. These Are Our Favorite Gifts Of The Year.

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Branching Out

A farm stand, a playground and a stronger community grow in Oliver—with help from a group of military veterans called The 6th Branch.

Volunteers for The 6th Branch (T6B) are creating an urban farm in Oliver, a neighborhood once considered one of Baltimore’s toughest. Once upon a time, in…MORE

It’s a Small World

Meet 8 local small batch producers—handcrafting everything from kimchi to chocolate. They’re ready to feed your foodie soul.

Meaghan & Shane Carpenter Meaghan & Shane Carpenter [ Hex ferments ] www.facebook.com/HexFerments “She won me over with food,” says Shane Carpenter, photographer-turned-food alchemist, as he…MORE

Women In The Arts

They are artists and activists, wives and mothers, Mentors and entrepreneurs. And they are taking over every major arts organization in this town. Meet 10 leaders in Baltimore's burgeoning arts scene.

Women power Baltimore’s arts community. No offense intended to the numerous men in local arts, but if you take a look around to see the people…MORE

The Books of Summer

10 local authors recommend their favorite summertime reads, past or present.

THE FOUNTAIN OVERFLOWS by Rebecca West (1957) Recommended by Laura Amy Schlitz “Rebecca West’s ‘The Fountain Overflows’ is a book with a piquant and distinctive flavor.…MORE

Book Smart

Six Great Reads Hand-Picked by Pratt Contemporaries.

After all the hard work (and celebrating!) that goes into the oh-so-glamorous Black & White Party at Enoch Pratt Library, our friends at The Pratt Contemporaries…MORE

LOVE, 15 Ways

In honor of the world’s most Hallmark holiday, STYLE offers a collection of true love tales from Baltimoreans who are passionate, romantic—and decidedly un-cliched.

1. Open Love By Anonymous The secret gifts of an open marriage. I am home alone working when my phone rings. My wife, A, is in…MORE

Fall Arts & Culture

The exhibits, events and shows you don’t want to miss. Plus, conversations with five of the folks behind the scenes.

Talking Heads This fall, the always entertaining Baltimore Speaker Series presents three seemingly disparate talkers: former President Bill Clinton (Oct. 16), “The Glass Castle” author Jeannette…MORE

Kidlit

A thriving group of children’s and young adult authors call Baltimore home.

Jonathon Scott Fuqua In the attic studio of his Mayfield home, Jonathon Scott Fuqua has two separate work areas. At the desk in the center of…MORE

A Family Afloat

For more than 50 years, a wooden houseboat moored in the Gibson Island harbor has served as this Baltimore clan’s summer retreat.

The Boykins are privileged to have kept waterfront property on Gibson Island in the family for generations. However, their little slice of paradise is rather unique.…MORE

The ladies of the league

You may think of them as “ladies who lunch.” But the members of the Junior League of Baltimore have been advocating for women and children for 100 years.

The image of the Junior League woman as a socialite in a hat and white gloves organizing a community service project over tea has become almost…MORE

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