Who doesn’t want to swan over the jewelry collections of American icons? Put this event on your calendar now: Hillwood Estate. Museum & Gardens presents “The Frederick J. Fisher Lecture: 20th Century Jewelry and Icons of Style, by Stephano Papi and Alexandra Rhodes,” Thurs. Nov. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. The authors of the [...]
If you live in an historic home, why not enter The Baltimore Sun’s inaugural historic home contest?
All kinds of historic homes are eligible, including those that have been adapted for use as living space, such as converted churches, barns and carriage houses. However, homes must be owner-occupied and at least 50 years old. Entries will [...]
Pat Sherman’s boxwood wreath-making workshops at Cylburn Arboretum are like a booster shot for holiday spirit. A master gardener with an artist’s eye, Sherman provides clear instruction and lots of encouragement. Soft-touch reusable wreath rings make it easy to attach bunches of fresh greens — and to detach and redo bunches that don’t look quite [...]
The first thing you need to know about snow tubing is that it’s exhausting.
The second thing is that it’s a ton of snow-bound fun, no matter how old you may be.
The folks at regional ski resorts realized several years ago not everyone is capable of, or enjoys, skiing and snowboarding, and so they came up [...]
By Kit Waskom Pollard
The first thing to know about Oliver Speck’s Eats and Drinks is that it is a barbecue restaurant named for the chef’s pet pig. Executive Chef (and season 6 “Top Chef” alum) Jesse Sandlin — the pig’s owner — has a cheeky sense of humor.
That makes for a fun restaurant, but [...]
By Kit Waskom Pollard
At Birroteca, Chef Melanie Molinaro pairs ricotta gnocchi with winter vegetables like parsnips and mushrooms cooked in a fragrant white wine and butter sauce. The combination of light gnocchi, earthy vegetables and buttery sauce is vegetarian-friendly and hearty enough for even the chilliest winter evening.
Ricotta Gnocchi with Winter Vegetables
For the [...]
From home décor (think sheets and towels and gift-worthy kitchen wares and tabletop pieces) to clothes and accessories (skirts, dresses, sweaters, rain boots and kidstuff), The Monogram Shop created a one-of-a-kind shopping experience for its loyal patrons at its Falls Road location. This fall, the business moved to new space at Wyndhurst Station in Baltimore’s [...]
Location: Situated in both the northeastern part of Baltimore County and the western part of Harford County, Monkton is part of the “Hereford Zone.” Phoenix and Hunt Valley are to the south while Parkton and White Hall lie to the north.
Average home listing price: Homes for sale range from $275,000 to $1.4 million, according to [...]
By Katie Baker
I’ve never been one to wear a tutu, and if you asked me to do a “plié” I would stare at you blankly. Luckily for me and my fellow balance-challenged fitness enthusiasts, the Xtend Barre Bel Air studio offers a ballet-inspired full body workout that strengthens and lengthens for a lean, dancer-like physique [...]