Sadly, With Gratitude has closed its doors. But Laissez Faire & Company—best known for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® furniture makeovers—seized the opportunity to move into a second location in the sweet little Stoneleigh shopping center on York Road. Take in a photo of your grandmother’s hand-me-down armoire and owner Cathy …Read More »
Savvy may not run, but she can get from yoga to brunch to a business meeting and back again in three hours flat. Thank goodness Vita in Belvedere Square gets her lifestyle (and personal style). A new concept store from the folks at Charm City Run, the boutique is certain …Read More »
When you think of a handcrafted knit by your great-aunt Jean, you may envision a pair of missized mittens or an uneven scarf, not a haute handbag that’s an international bestseller. Coming from a long line of knitters, Sarah Oliver began crafting chic Peruvian wool handbags for friends, family and …Read More »
How Happy are we? As comedian Isaac Oliver’s career heats up, he comes home to Baltimore for white wine with an ice cube.
Playwright, essayist and performer Isaac Oliver is on an enviable roll. The 31-year-old, New York-based funny man hits the Baltimore Book Festival this month as headliner to read from his new book “Intimacy Idiot,” an assortment of essays about and riffs on coming of age as a gay 20-something man. …Read More »
Everyone loves to kick back with their favorite cold one on a hot day or sip a glass of wine at dinner. But you wouldn’t drink hot coffee at the beach or eat an ice cream sandwich when it’s snowing. If you want to get the most out of your …Read More »
Whether you’re looking at an apartment, condominium or a full-sized house, it’s clear what the biggest thing in the real estate market right now is: convenience. People want full control of their homes at their fingertips. At the same time, the home of your dreams doesn’t mean much if you …Read More »
Private Schools Offer Advantages Emphasis on individual educational needs gives students a strong foundation.
It’s among the greatest questions parents face when preparing their children to one day face the world as confident adults: Where should little Jack and Diane go to school? If you’re asking that question now and haven’t yet thought of private school as an option, perhaps it’s time to consider …Read More »
The Tersiguel family’s restaurant has long been a favorite—not only for those in search of authentic French cuisine for four decades. Founded by Odette and Fernand Tersiguel as Chez Fernand in 1975, Tersiguel’s also has served as training ground for many a local chef. You’ll find the restaurant listed as …Read More »
Late in life, Henri Matisse famously turned from oil painting to scissoring bright paper (and applying gouache) to make his celebrated “cut-outs,” works both large and small that mimic the master’s lithe trademark figurations. Last spring, Baltimore-based abstract-expressionist painter Gina Skelton—at 66, a seasoned pro with a number of national …Read More »
TAKE A MINUTE TO IMAGINE a guy who grew up in New Jersey, lucked into a commercial modeling career, then parlayed his industry connections into building a production studio in Chelsea that serves the most glamorous names and magazine titles in Manhattan. Can you picture the same guy in a …Read More »