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
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
A city clubhouse
The House of Welsh was one of Baltimore’s most venerable restaurants — but its draw was never the food.
“When the House of Welsh was torn down in December 2011, it hadn’t been the House of Welsh for 13 years. Yet it was hard to…MORE
The grand old Ford’s Theatre was a ‘tryout house’ for New York-bound musicals, and a gem in the city’s cultural crown.
“Baltimore’s Ford’s Theatre lived a good life. It lasted almost nine times as long as John T. Ford’s first eponymous theater in Washington, D.C. And when…MORE
Life at the Belvedere
Much has been written about the glory days of the city’s landmark hotel. Writer and Belvedere resident Mikita Brottman pokes around in the archives and discovers some of the hotel’s lesser-known— and less glorious— history.
Leaving The Belvedere the other morning to walk my dog, I noticed the front door of the lobby was propped open with a statue of the…MORE
Jessica Winicki & Daniel Kallaugher – October 1, 2011
In the summer of 2008, Jessica Winicki was living in an apartment in Federal Hill with a group of close friends when a new roommate moved…MORE
Lucky Sinex & Ashley Thompson – June 18, 2011
Alexis “Lucky” Sinex and Ashley Thompson had an unlikely first encounter on Feb. 14, 2008. “We met in New York City on Valentine’s Day. Both of…MORE
Polly Bartlett & Matt Offutt – October 8, 2011
Polly Offutt’s art deco engagement ring, which belonged to her husband’s great-grandmother, inspired her to create a vintage wedding that paid homage to their families and…MORE
Let Them Eat Cake
Jessica D’Argenio & Josh Waller – June 10, 2011
“After we decided not to get married in a church, we knew we wanted a beautiful outdoor scene,” says Jessica D’Argenio of her June wedding to…MORE
A shopper’s emporium
For 72 years, Baltimore’s toniest department store, O’Neill & Co., offered luxury goods and unparalleled customer service. They even mended your stockings.
Fifty years ago, a crowd of 1,000 onlookers gathered at the corner of Lexington and Charles streets on a chilly January afternoon. A high school band…MORE
What about Nash?
This year marks the 40th anniversary of poet Ogden Nash’s death. Isn’t it high time to give him some local love?
Which famous writer once said, “I yield to no man in my love for Baltimore”? If you’re thinking Edgar Allan Poe, think again. Poe spent just…MORE
This holiday season, give yourself—and others—the gift of a martini made right.
Martini. It is the drink of the American Dream. Raise the glass, sip the liquid and taste the success. For more than a century, it has…MORE