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2016 Gift Guide: Eating Well

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 01, 2016 1:00pm

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Welcome to the Baltimore Fishbowl Local Gift Guide series. We’ll be featuring ten themed items each week through the holidays. Let us help you find that special something for everyone on your list, while supporting local businesses, and getting out to shop in different parts of this diverse and thriving city.

This Week’s theme is Eating Well. Good food is my favorite part of the holidays, and why not fuel the inner foodie in everyone on your list, with gifts that celebrate cooking? With ways to serve and to ways to season, this guide covers stocking stuffers and larger gifts alike. Read More →

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Taken Pop-Up Shop at Green Spring Station and the Strand

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 1:00pm

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Taken features vintage and handmade treasures. The pop-up shop appears at Green Spring Station Maker’s Market this Saturday

This weekend, Makers and shoppers alike will descend on Green Spring Station for the first annual Green Spring Station Maker’s Market. From 10am-5pm on Saturday, some of Baltimore’s best artists and crafters will ‘set up shop’ around the center of Green Spring Station. The day will host DIY workshops, cocktails, and snacks for reasonable ticket prices (the craft show itself is free). In addition to the individual crafters, a unique pop-up shop, called Taken, will feature a curated mix of vintage finds and handmade goods by local makers. Taken is “popping up” in multiple city locations this holiday season (they are also taking over the new Strand Theatre on Harford Rd every weekend through the holidays).  Read More →

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Great-Looking Laurelford Contemporary, Just Listed: Shades of Frank Lloyd Wright

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 1:25am

Hot House: 12306 Michaelsford Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030

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Contemporary style house, circa 1990, fully renovated, in stone with cedar siding and shingle roof. Tiered back deck, stone patio, balcony off master bedroom. 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths over 3,253 sq. ft and four levels, including finished walk-out basement. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, living room with fireplace, custom gourmet kitchen with limestone countertops, cherry cabinets, high-end s/s appliances. Family room w/stone fireplace adjacent to kitchen and doors to deck, heated sunroom with woodland views. Large master suite with walk in closets, luxury bathroom. 3 further bedrooms on top floor, one on lower level. Zoned heat and central a/c. Two-car attached garage on side. Heated driveway. Stone hardscaping on landscaped 1.5 acre lot: $845,500 

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Oriole Park Gets Energy-Efficient Lights; Innovation Hub Opens in East Baltimore; Made in Baltimore Shop Comes to Hampden; H&M Arrives in White Marsh

2 Written by: | Monday, Nov 28, 2016 11:39am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

As part of an effort to save energy and money, the Maryland Stadium Authority is changing the way it lights Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the first time since the ballpark opened in 1992.

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One-Day Holiday Marketplace Featuring Baltimore’s Most Talented Artists and Crafters – Dec. 3rd

0 Written by: | Sunday, Nov 27, 2016 1:00pm

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Green Spring Station along with Baltimore STYLE Magazine, Taken and (cool) progeny, will host a one-day holiday marketplace featuring Baltimore’s most talented artists and crafters as they ‘set up shop’ around the center in this inaugural Holiday Makers Market! Read More →

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016 – Wellness Gifts

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 2:00pm

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Welcome to the Baltimore Fishbowl Local Gift Guide series. We’ll be featuring ten themed items each week through the holidays, starting today. Let us help you find that special something for everyone on your list, while supporting local businesses, and getting out to shop in different parts of this diverse and thriving city.

This week we start with a Wellness theme. Aside from the fact that today is Thanksgiving and we’ll all soon need a pie detox, 2016 is a year that will require some serious healing in many ways. We’ve got you covered on some self-care products that will have you and your loved ones rejuvenated and ready to take on 2017 in no time. 

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Proprietor: AnnaMarie Fiume & Allie Wolf of Amaryllis Jewelry

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 2:00pm

amaryllis-1For three decades, Amaryllis Jewelry has been a go-to destination for Baltimore’s most stylishly accessorized women. Read More →

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Holiday Craft Fair Roundup

2 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 1:00pm

Holiday Heap Craft Fair at St. John's Church in Charles Village (photo: Emma Weiss Photography)

Holiday Heap Craft Fair at St. John’s Church (photo: Emma Weiss Photography)

Here it comes, friends. The dreaded inbox full of black Friday e-blasts from big box stores makes landfall this week. This time of year, retailers are desperately trying to rope you into the excitement with alluring deals, and loud, panic-inducing advertisements. It’s hard not to feel the pull of shopping even if, in theory, you’d much prefer a quiet season of friends, family, and foods covered in cheese. Read More →

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The Journey of Dementia

4 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 10:00am

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My sister and I had traveled home to give my brother a break.  We were with my mother at her primary care physician’s, technically a licensed nurse practitioner whose manner is part game show host, part private investigator.  We all love her.  After the good news –physically Mom was in top form — Lynne shifted gears, getting to the real reason we were there. Read More →

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Maryland’s Offshore Wind Farm Moves Forward

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 2:42pm

Maryland's offshore wind farms are planned to be 12 miles off Ocean City's shores. Unlike some oceanic wind farms, Maryland's won't be visible from beaches. Credit: NREL

Maryland’s offshore wind farm is planned to sit 12 miles off Ocean City’s shores. Maryland’s wind farm won’t be visible from the coastline. Credit: NREL

Finally some good environmental news. Maryland’s offshore wind farm is one step closer to reality.  The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) will spend the next six months analyzing two bids to build clean energy off our windy shores. If all goes smoothly, wind turbines could be spinning and cranking out electricity by 2020.

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