Who doesn’t need people — companionship, friendship, love? In these books about people in unusual situations with unique relationships, we find those people in transition who depend on others to understand something of themselves. In A House Among the Trees, Julia Glass paints a detailed and pleasingly elaborate web of …Read More »
Glancing at Regina Tumasella’s colorful art, it’s plain to see that they’re landscape paintings. Upon closer inspection, however, that simple fact becomes far less clear; the works aren’t actually representations of serene seasides or green valleys, but rather abstract works that seem to suggest these scenes. (Or, as her official …Read More »
The summer before my daughter’s junior year of high school, a pile of college look books covered our front table. It was a collection of magazines and postcards with clever slogans and beautiful photos of other people’s happy, healthy and presumably smart children who were now advertising their school to …Read More »
Timing Is Everything Five years ago, I met the man I thought I would marry: It had all the makings of a story you tell with relish at the bridal shower and future family functions. I had decided to sign up for a speed-dating event in Baltimore. When he sat …Read More »
With Heart Years after her family was struck by tragedy, Lexie Love Hodges keeps a legacy of love alive.
“You never know how strong you are until you have no other choice,” says Lexie Love Hodges, 34. Stunning, stylish Hodges is a force to be reckoned with. As an IT engineer and consultant at Agora Publishing, mother of one, wife and cofounder of the One Love Foundation, she seems …Read More »
GO COCOA LOCO Hold on to your sweet tooth: Healthcare for the Homeless is back with their delicious annual fundraiser, Chocolate Affair. The chocolate-themed party comes complete with tons of tasty offerings (as well as music, drinks, dancing and more), but the sweetest of all is the opportunity to have …Read More »
The Must List STYLE’s spring arts preview has everything you need to see, hear and do in the upcoming season.
BSO Pulse: Tank and the Bangas Prepare for a night of serious fun when high-energy Tank and her four best Bangas take the stage with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy a pre-show in the lobby with J Pope and the HearNow, then head inside to hear the BSO take on …Read More »
Art, when you get right down to it, is about the old and the new, the created and the borrowed, the planned and the improvised. Nowhere is this more evident than in collage. “It makes people take a second glance when maybe they otherwise wouldn’t,” says local collage and mixed …Read More »
Open Your Heart…But Not for Surgery Hopkins doctors explore less invasive options to common cardiac problems.
In the category of good medical news, recent cardiology innovations have given surgeons fewer reasons to open your chest. Not surprisingly, these minimally invasive procedures result in shorter hospital stays and quicker recovery times for patients. Two doctors from Johns Hopkins Hospital walk us through the procedures. The French were …Read More »
Arms Race Three Baltimore influencers target unique ways to stop the nationwide crisis of gun violence.
The Researcher In the wealth of public health data that is collected in this country on everything from smoking habits to insurance participation, there is one area where there are very few statistics: Our attitudes on gun violence. Sure, it is possible to track deaths or injuries from guns. But …Read More »