| Oct 12, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The Cape Cod-style home appears to have been dropped into the middle of a beautiful copse of trees among several acres of landscaping. Copper maple trees fill the front yard with shade while behind the property a stone-floored patio is cloaked in...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:06 PM
On a country lane in Howard County, the letterbox for Cathy and Steve Klein sits directly at the driveway's edge for easy mail delivery right off the carrier's truck.
Its position is similar to others along the way, but the difference is that the Kleins'...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:07 PM
If you have ever seen a Currier & Ives holiday greeting card— snow on the roof of a Victorian house, a wreath at the door and a Christmas tree glowing warmly in the front bay window — then you can picture the home of Michael Sotir and his...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Debbie and Ben Zager moved around the greater Baltimore area five times in the past 20 years. Three months ago, they moved into a townhouse in the Harborview residences in Baltimore, and now the couple plans to stay put.
"This is what I wake up to in the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Chip Olsen and his wife, Linda, grew up on Long Island. Their memories, reflected in framed photographs on the walls of their home, are of long afternoons sitting on sandy beaches or idly dangling their feet from one of the many piers along the shore....
| Feb 19, 2012
Rick and Mickey Price live on a 340-acre farm in northern Baltimore County. Their rambling, two-story farmhouse sits high and exposed on the land's crest, with acres upon acres rolling softly below and the nearest neighbor over a quarter-mile away.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Downsizing often means making big changes in lifestyle. David and Deborah Russell never regretted the decision to do so.
With their daughter, Marie, long out of the nest, the couple thought it high time to leave their six-bedroom single-family home in...
| Mar 31, 2011
The approach from the long, circular driveway reveals Dick and Susan Wolven's brick home is unmistakably Georgian in style.
Just beyond the front door, however, the interior design and furnishings are a celebration of everything Asian, is a reflection of...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 12:42 PM
The story of Fred and Jan Hallahan's dream home is one of a near miss.
The couple, seeking to downsize from their Ruxton home and looking for total first-floor living, visited a custom-designed house in Lutherville that offered a first-floor master...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
On the 94-acre campus of Broadmead, a retirement community, there is an immediate sense that this isomething very different from preconceived notions about senior life residences.
Instead of multistory buildings tucked into the hills of Hunt Valley,...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The number of black-owned businesses in the Baltimore area grew three times as fast as Baltimore-area firms as a whole between 2002 and 2007, statistics released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show.
Government officials and business owners said a...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:39 PM
For years, Dr. Martina Callum has traveled the country and the world as a locum tenens physician, providing temporary health care in communities where few doctors exist.
But after months on the road, she'd return home to an apartment in White Marsh...