Products + Services

  1. Grow it Yourself

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | July 30, 2014

    Tools to get a natural garden in fighting shape
    By Buzz McClain
    Getting the farm-fresh taste of homegrown produce just got a little easier. Organic farmers use sophisticated growing methods, so why should your backyard garden be any different? With a little effort and mindfulness, you, too, can raise beautiful fruits and vegetables that benefit the environment [...]

  2. Consciously Curated

    by Samantha Iacia | July 30, 2014

    Socially responsible shopping, from Fair Trade to handmade
    Beauty doesn’t have to come at others’ expense. The region has plenty to offer the socially conscious shopper.
    1 Lady in red
    Fashion meets Fair Trade with the red keyhole cutout dress by Mata Traders. The retro-inspired piece, which has a black-and-white geometric pattern, is 100 percent cotton and is [...]

  3. A Nose for Natural

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | July 25, 2014

    Bark! unleashes eco-friendly pet products with its new Catonsville location
    By Samantha Iacia
    Nutritional studies and an increase in consumer knowledge have put the benefits of organic and all-natural foods in the national spotlight. If simpler ingredients are proven to be healthier for humans, should we consider the same standards for our pets? Bark! Pawsitive Pet Food [...]

  4. Duck Into The Garden

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | July 25, 2014

    Late summer watermelon gets a jump-start from crispy duck and fresh herbs
    By Kit Waskom Pollard
    Corner Pantry chef and co-owner Neill Howell is known for his way with British specialties and his fresh, easy take on casual meals. Here, he combines some of late summer’s best ingredients, from bright yellow watermelon to herbs clipped from the [...]

  5. Destination Dining in Station North

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | July 25, 2014

    Bottega is a tiny BYOB with big flavors
    By Kit Waskom Pollard
    In the 12 years since it was designated an Arts & Entertainment District by the state government, Baltimore’s Station North has blossomed. The amalgam of neighborhoods just north of Pennsylvania Station has become a destination for all things artsy and one of the city’s hottest [...]

  6. Ride the Tiger

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | July 25, 2014

    Porsche Macan packs sports-car spring in a small crossover
    By Brian Melton
    Comparing a small luxury crossover to an iconic sports car is a risky thing to do, but that’s exactly what Porsche Chairman Matthias Müller did when talking about the Macan, the company’s new small luxury crossover.
    “It’s the super sportster of compact SUVs,” he saysid. “We [...]

  7. Summer Soirée

    by Samantha Iacia | May 28, 2014

    Whether you’re hosting a Fourth of July party, a birthday celebration or just a Saturday night dinner with friends, these cookout-meets-chic options are perfect for creating a setting that is quintessentially summer.

    Shake it Up
    Shaker: The Mason Shaker, created by Brooklyn, N.Y.-based duo Eric Prum and Josh Williams, features a 32-ounce glass Ball jar and stainless [...]

  8. Beachy Style Sophistication

    by Samantha Iacia | May 28, 2014

    Neutral hues of coconut white and tan, along with a splash of bright turquoise water, are the inspiration for the collection of home and clothing items at Coco Blanca. Situated on the waterfront at National Harbor, the boutique’s Audrey Hepburn-meets-Ernest Hemingway aesthetic blends timeless sophistication with free-spirited bohemian — think white gauzy dresses, freshwater pearl [...]

  9. Start Your REVolution

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | May 28, 2014

    By Kit Waskom Pollard
    The lights are low and the bass is thumping, but the cycle room at Rev Cycle Studio in McHenry Row is no dance club. Halfway into the studio’s Rev60 Zen class — a “fusion” of 40 minutes of cycling and 20 of yoga — a dozen cyclists are pedaling (and sweating) hard, [...]

  10. Summer’s Best & Brightest

    by Chesapeake Home Magazine | May 28, 2014

    By Kit Waskom Pollard
    At Lib’s Grill in Perry Hall, Chef Daniel Chaustit welcomes the summer months with bright colors and the fresh flavors of seasonal fruits. This salad celebrates a variety of flavors and textures, combining crunchy fennel, meaty pistachios, tangy goat cheese, sweet strawberries and earthy beets.
    On the plate, the riot of color “screams [...]