| Nov 23, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Jessica Long will tell you: After capturing even more Paralympic gold in London, she couldn't wait to get back to Baltimore for a table heavy with steamed crabs and a pint of Ben & Jerry's.
But these days, Long's reality is a touch more glamorous.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:11 AM
In a year where spring collections were dominated by the usual suspects — trends such as pastels, animal patterns and ethnic prints — superior silhouettes, fine fabrics and choice of color helped designers stand out from the masses.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store.
Clothing that doesn't sell and isn't reclaimed...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz urged county employees and residents to turn Purple Friday into Purple and Orange Friday in anticipation of "an incredible weekend of sports."
"This won't be easy," Kamenetz said in an email to county employees. ...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:03 PM
As the Ravens drove toward the playoffs, Barbra Skarzynski wanted to buy her son a team jersey as a Christmas gift. She searched Google for Lardarius Webb gear, quickly found a site that billed itself as an official store of the Ravens, and bought a...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion.
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:46 PM
It seems that everyone at Canton Cove, a waterfront condominium complex east of Fells Point, knows Harvey Goldberg's two-story unit, even if they've never met the owner. People strolling along the harborside promenade can see his two big dogs peering...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Okay, so you're in Ocean City and you decide to do some shopping to unwind. If you're looking for some cheap souvenirs, there is nothing wrong with going to your nearest beach-item supermart. Or if you want the mall experience, there's always the recently...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:39 PM
In Baltimore, the best way to capture the vibe spotted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is with a quick trip to a department store or high-end boutique. Both are generally stocked with a slew of garments from designers whose creations regularly appear on the...
| Sep 27, 2011
There is all kinds of activity planned for the Howard County Fairgrounds this weekend.
The Suburban Maryland Home Show will set up shop Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 with exposition tables on just about everything a homeowner could...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:50 AM
The quintessential sign of fall arrived with the changing colors of the leaves. Many of these colorful leaves have found their way into the house, tracked in by my 7-year-old.
Fall exemplifies a time of change as the temperatures get colder, the sports...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:41 PM
It's beach season! Time for a week, if you are lucky, on the coast to enjoy all that the Maryland and Delaware shores have to offer — including some really great shopping.
With a built-in captive audience of second-home owners, the Mid-Atlantic...