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Baltimore Style Happy Hour, Citron

Baltimore Style was delighted to welcome more than 150 readers, advertisers and friends at our happy hour on Aug. 8 at Citron in Quarry Lake. Great food and drink, plus good company and even a visit with a psychic, made the evening lots of fun. Special thanks to Citron, of …

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We Like Big Butts. We Cannot Lie.

Kim Kardashian. Jennifer Lopez. Nicki Minaj. All undeniable icons of this generation—and not just for their career success. Along with their fame, they have helped to bring about a generation obsessed with big butts—the new ideal body type. Other social media influencers and Instagram models have capitalized on this trend, …

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Surf and Song

Soulful singer Donavon Frankenreiter performs at The Gordon Center for Performing Arts this week. It’s been 10 years since the surfer and Jack Johnson protégé released an album. Here, he shares a few insights on his latest work. Tell us about the new album and how it came together. What …

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Fashion Friday: Stay Shady

Summer time equals sunglasses time. Of course, we need extra eye protection when driving down a sunny road or tanning on the beach. But we can’t overlook the mystery or sophistication that sunglasses add to our look. This season, sunglasses have glammed up in a variety of shapes and sizes, …

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Weekend Plans: What To Do Aug. 2-5

THURSDAY Baltimore Cocktail Week Prepare for Friday by attending a cocktail class! Groups will be partnered with a sponsor and work together to create their own seasonal and sustainable punch at this hands-on class. Stick around for a tasting and for the chance to learn what different brands are doing …

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Car Talk

It is just me or do we sometimes have the best conversations when we’re all sitting in a car on our way someplace? I had held this belief for a while, but my brief spell as an Uber and Lyft driver really confirmed it. It’s always helpful to have a …

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One last meal

My son knew about Parts & Labor before I did. He is 16, so this discovery felt like a precursor of his adult life — he will be super hip while I will still be listening to “Marketplace” podcasts and wearing the silver penguin earrings that he and his sister …

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Women Who Mean Business

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Are the sacrifices worth the risk? We spoke with six female business owners to find out what they’ve learned from their entrepreneurial endeavors, and what advice they have for women who want to be their own bosses. The Leap Margaret Rome saw entrepreneurship as the …

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The Right Fit

Julie and David Rowlett had always figured they would send their three kids to the local public school. But they also wanted to explore all of their options. Eventually those options narrowed to The One, their school soulmate, their Cinderella’s glass slipper: Glenelg Country School in Ellicott City. It was …

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Set the Stage

No matter where you are in life, buying a home is never a simple task. But it doesn’t have to be, say three area Realtors, who offer their advice for buying a first home, a family home and the empty nest. First Home A first home is “all about the …

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Local Table: Summer 2018

Dead-On Revival When it comes to hotel restaurants, Baltimore has a tendency to defy expectations in spectacular fashion. Case in point: Magdalena, considered by many to be the city’s best restaurant … and nestled in the Ivy Hotel. Other stars include Sagamore Pendry’s sophisticated Rec Pier Chop House, the elegant …

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Rain Check

We don’t often find ourselves wishing for cloudy skies, but the Vermont Jeffersonian Rain Gauge from Conant is just cool enough to make us smile when the drops start to fall. Named for Thomas Jefferson (who, though less renowned for his creations than Ben Franklin, was quite the inventor), the …

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The Land of Pleasant Living

$1,350,000 SHADY SIDE RETREAT BEDROOMS: 5; BATHs: 6/1; SQUARE FEET: 4,200 Still harboring those fond childhood memories of steaming crabs in the outdoor kitchen at your aunt’s shore shack? Well, c’mon! You’re all grown up now. Time to get a shore shack of your own. Rev up that motorboat rotting in your …

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A Summer Soiree at Michael’s Café

On July 19, the STYLE team held our own taste of summer at Michael’s Café in Timonium. The fun happy hour was a great chance to chat with our readers, enjoy tasty food and sip seasonal cocktails, all benefiting a great cause: the Baltimore County Public Library. We hope to …

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This Land is Your Land

From the news reports about family separation at the border to the rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe, few issues in contemporary society have been more present, highly contested and emotionally charged than immigration. It is fitting, then, that the winner of the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize has tackled …

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