Make an escape without leaving the city by visiting one of Baltimore's bed and breakfasts. Among them is Abacrombie Fine Food and Accommodations on Biddle Street. page 20
Much of Milton Avery's acclaim came after his death in 1965, but a new show at the Phillips Collection in Washington shows the collections amassed during his lifetime by two of his supporters. page 15
Take time for a spot of tea at Tea on the Tiber, which provides its treats in a charming atmosphere on Main Street in Ellicott City. page 16
It's the most romantic time of year (or so we're told), so check out some suggestions for CDs to set the mood. page 23
PICK OF THE WEEK
What: Futureman and the Isaiah Williams Project in concert
When: Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Where: The Funk Box, 10 E. Cross St.
Why: Because Williams, a 9-year-old drumming prodigy from the Baltimore area, teamed up with Futureman, a ground-breaking percussionist who invented the "Drumitar," and this will surely be an experience.
Tickets: $10 in advance and $12 day of concert
Information: 410-625 2000
If you're a beginning snowboarder, you're going to fall. Accept it now and move on, with some help from our list of tips for newbie boarders. page 30