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Harford Magazine

  • Getting well: Four Harford residents share their journeys to better health

    Getting well: Four Harford residents share their journeys to better health

    With every new year, birthday or overdue doctor’s appointment, many of us pledge to take better care of ourselves. Where to begin? “The first step is taking a step,” says Sharon Lipford, executive director of Healthy Harford, a nonprofit based at Upper Chesapeake Health that connects residents...

  • Kickboxing pulls punches at The Fitness Craze in Bel Air

    Kickboxing pulls punches at The Fitness Craze in Bel Air

    It’s more than a physical workout. The sweat and high-cardio intensity of kickboxing doesn’t just strengthen your muscles. It puts your mind through a workout session as well. “It’s a great stress release,” says Nicole Persons, who has been taking kickboxing classes at The Fitness Craze in Bel...

  • Why you need to know basketball legend Jai Lewis

    Why you need to know basketball legend Jai Lewis

    Jai Lewis, a 2001 graduate of Aberdeen High School, was part of the George Mason University men’s basketball team that made a miracle run to the Final Four 10 years ago, upsetting four big-time powers in Michigan State, North Carolina, Wichita State and Connecticut. Since then, he’s played pro...

  • Recipe: Alchemy Elements' crawfish and chorizo fettuccine

    Recipe: Alchemy Elements' crawfish and chorizo fettuccine

    The arrival of March means there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon — warm weather will, one day, return. But for right now, the evenings are still cold and dark. On the plate, that combination can be a conundrum. We’re looking for meals that are fresh and bright but hearty and warm. At Alchemy...

  • Hot Property: Converted barn makes unique countryside abode

    Hot Property: Converted barn makes unique countryside abode

    1599 Nobles Mill Court, DarlingtonListing price: $1,500,000 You could finally have a rebuttal to the old admonishment, “Were you raised in a barn?” This 19th-century bank barn was transformed into a single-family home, complete with the original hand-hewn beams. Hay storage and stables are still...

  • Winners: Harford County's best restaurants in 2015

    Winners: Harford County's best restaurants in 2015

    Nearly 1,400 voters weighed in on the county’s fine dining favorites, mouthwatering munchies and delectable desserts. Whether you want to dine at an establishment that’s stood the test of time or try out a trendy new spot, our readers have a recommendation for you. Enjoy. Editor’s note: Winners...

  • What's on the menu for Harford County's food truck scene

    What's on the menu for Harford County's food truck scene

    Name a meal, and you can probably find it rolling around Harford County — on a truck, that is. Since a law was passed in 2013 to allow food trucks to operate in Bel Air, the food truck scene is rolling fast, bringing just about every flavor and business model to the area. Art Helton, a former...

  • Punk rock musicians bring edgy style to traditional barbershop

    Punk rock musicians bring edgy style to traditional barbershop

    Every other Friday at 8 a.m., Dr. Bill Howard sits down for his haircut in the Bel Air Plaza on Baltimore Pike. The orthopedic surgeon and Harford County native has been following this routine for decades, but as of September, his barbers now sport tattoos instead of suits and bow ties. Old Line...

  • Deck the halls with inspiration from local history

    Deck the halls with inspiration from local history

    For weeks, the stores have been filled with glitzy decorations and exhortations to buy, buy, buy, and soon neighborhoods all over Harford will be filled with the humming sound of giant inflatable motorized snow globes. If the high-tech and commercial trappings of contemporary holiday decorating...

  • Why you need to know gourd artist Susan Zanella

    Why you need to know gourd artist Susan Zanella

    Baldwin resident Susan Zanella has made a name creating art from an unlikely source — dried gourds. We talk with her about what drew her to this unusual art form. Why gourds? It was purely by chance. I was taking another art class with someone who works with gourds, and when she told me about it,...

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