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 [...]
Fun and affordable pieces abound in a new gallery-boutique in Ruxton.
By Kit Waskom Pollard
The concept behind the new Ruxton gallery and shop, V Fashion Towson/My Town Art Gallery, was born in the most unlikely of places: years ago, on the sidelines of a club lacrosse game.
Watching her now-grown daughters play lacrosse, Valerie Heneberry was struck [...]
Butternut squash, pumpkin and a dash of moonshine add wintry flair to classic chili.
At Moonshine Tavern, the ’shine isn’t confined to Mason jars and shot glasses: It also makes it onto the food menu, which puts a sophisticated spin on country cooking. In this great cold-weather dish, butternut squash and pumpkin add sweetness and spice [...]
Spike Gjerde goes diner-style in Belvedere Square.
By Kit Waskom Pollard
Spike Gjerde, the culinary powerhouse behind Woodberry Kitchen and Artifact Coffee, has a new feather in his cap. This time, he’s gone diner-style.
Gjerde’s Shoo-Fly Diner and Late Night Bar opened in Belvedere Square in October. Housed in the old Hess Shoes building (the former home of [...]
Historical ties and a rural feel just eight miles from Annapolis
Location: The center of Anne Arundel County, bordered by Millersville to the north, Severna Park and the Severn River to the east, Annapolis to the south and Gambrills to the west.
Average property listing price: Current homes for sale in Crownsville reach up to $3,495,000, with [...]
Brutish British F-Type is the cat’s meow.
By Brian Melton
On its release in 1961, Enzo Ferrari called the Jaguar E-Type “the most beautiful car ever made.” Wisely, Jaguar decided that its alphabetic successor, the F-Type, wouldn’t be a replacement for its iconic forebear. Rather, this new, low-slung two-seater is a bold statement of what’s new, modern, [...]
With a rebuilt downtown, a renovated civil rights museum, a whole lotta Southern fried charm and new flights from Baltimore, it’s time to reconsider this Tennessee city.
By Elaine Glusac
Nashville has cast a long shadow over Memphis. But even as the country music capital grabbed headlines for celebrity residents, music awards and its own eponymous TV [...]