Forget about buying dad yet another tie or golf shirt. This Father’s Day, help dad unwind by treating him to a men’s spa day at Robert Andrew Salon & Spa.
The Men’s Spa Zone is completely secluded and offers a full day of relaxation and grooming. Dad can kick back in a leather recliner and watch [...]
Tyler Diehl is the creative force behind the pruners at Ladew Topiary Gardens.
Tyler Diehl oversees the design, planting and maintenance of 22 acres of the lush Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton. The property, which is 250 acres in total, includes a nature walk and 15 “garden rooms,” each with its own theme. While most of [...]
Just add water and enjoy these gadgets and toys.
By Buzz McClain
It’s beach season! And lake season, and pool season. In other words, it’s time to get back in the water. By now you’ve got your shore traditions down pat — the chairs, umbrellas, coolers, kid toys and the rest — but if you are looking [...]
A private island rich in amenities.
Location: The private gated island — which is connected to the mainland by a causeway — is situated in the northeastern part of Anne Arundel County where the Magothy River meets the Chesapeake Bay.
Average home listing price: Current homes for sale range from $850,000 to $3,950,000, according to Barbara [...]
Nothing says summer like a fresh salad served alfresco.
Pack your picnic basket with a bottle of wine, a fresh baguette and one of these summery salads, favorites of local chefs. From a simple concoction of crab and cantaloupe to an intriguing mix of apples, almonds and Spanish cheese, these salads put a creative spin on [...]
For many gardeners in Maryland, impatiens are a go-to plant thanks to a long blooming season that runs from spring to frost, an ability to thrive in shade and an immense color palette.
Not this year. Hit hard by disease, impatiens may need to call in an understudy. Downy mildew, a white mold that appears on [...]
At Charm City Movement Arts, every day is a circus.
Growing up, I never had a desire to run away and join the circus. Then I experienced my first Cirque du Soleil show a few years ago and became mesmerized by the performers. How do they do that? So it was with great pleasure that I [...]
A new Ellicott City store mixes gourmet, garden and little luxuries.
Two great Ellicott City ideas have come together on Main Street at Randy & Steve’s The New General Store.
For half a dozen years, Randy Neely, 48, and his partner, Steve Archuleta, 45, ran The Good Life Market on Tonge Row, known for gardening and home [...]
Chef Mark Littleton mixes summer produce with exotic African flavors.
By Kit Waskom Pollard
Adam’s Eve Gastropub chef/owner Mark Littleton experiments with North African flavors in his duck kabobs. Served with curry-spiked ketchup and a salad of barley and seasonal vegetables, these kabobs are a fresh twist on cookout fare.
Littleton recommends making the ketchup and barley salad [...]