Featured, GreenLaurel

Exploring Baltimore’s Harbor By Kayak

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 11:00am

IMG_0384Have you ever seen kayakers paddling in the Inner Harbor or Middle Branch River and wondered if that could be you? Thanks to an expanded Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks kayaking program, the Canton Kayak Club, and Ultimate Watersports, everyone in Baltimore can enjoy our urban waterways. Not only is kayaking fun and active, but the many clean-up initiatives underway to improve our waterways will make more sense when we can see the progress and potential. Keep calm and paddle on.  Read More →

Little Magic

Beach House Blues: Sorority of the Beleaguered Housewives

8 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 1:00pm


Welcome to Little Magic, a new monthly column that explores the mysterious forces in our everyday lives. Look for Little Magic in the Baltimore Fishbowl on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Some months after I began dating the man who was to become my husband, we spent a weekend at his family beach house.  Though it seemed a harmless enough invite at the time, hindsight reveals it to be an early domestic hazing ritual and I an unwitting pledge. Read More →



1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 11:30am

Young Artists

Featured, Hot House, Real Estate & Home, Roland Park

1,600 Sq. Ft. Cottage In Roland Park: A Renovation Opportunity

6 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 11:00am

Hot House: 216 Oakdale Road, Baltimore, MD 21210


Stone and shingle, English style cottage, circa 1894, in need of full renovation. Three bedrooms, two baths over 1,588 sq. ft. Semi-circular stone front porch, 50-year architectural shingle roof, unfinished full basement, and attic. Hardwood floors throughout, living room with fireplace and French doors to sunroom, separate dining room, kitchen. Extra room on second floor with potential for master bath or office. Landscaped front garden with stone walkway. Flat, sunny backyard with driveway and garage foundation: $335,000 Read More →

Featured, Urban Landscape

Mark Sapperstein Negotiating to Buy Baltimore Sun HQ; Apartments Proposed for Light Street, Peabody Apartments Sold at Auction

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 25, 2016 11:49am


Four months after representatives for the Baltimore Sun disclosed that their Calvert Street headquarters is for sale, a potential buyer has surfaced.

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0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 22, 2016 4:00pm


Beaches, GreenLaurel, Health and Fitness

With Skin Cancer Rates Rising, Are You Sunscreen Savvy?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 12:00pm

Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 10.26.46 AMWith so many sunscreens on the shelves today, it’s surprising that skin cancer rates are rising. Maryland ranks 7th highest for new melanoma skin cancer diagnoses. The Skin Cancer Foundation states it best, “skin cancer is primarily a lifestyle disease.” Check out the surprising sunscreen must-knows below, and keep you and your family sun safe. 
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Featured, Lifeline, Links, My Real Life Modern Family

Chow Runner: When a Girl Joins Up

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 10:01am

private-benjamin-originalUniversity of Baltimore MFA student Austrie Martinez walks us through her first week in Air Force boot camp–so wear your comfort shoes.

Fifty-some girls, now called trainees, were sitting in various positions around the room with stacks of paperwork balanced on their laps. Everyone was wearing different clothes, had different hairstyles, came from different backgrounds, and they were all strangers to each other. This was their first night together in a new place with one common goal in mind: to survive the next six weeks and graduate from Air Force boot camp to become airmen. Read More →



0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 9:45am


Featured, Homeland, Hot House, Real Estate & Home

Stone Tudor With Double Lot On Premier Street In Homeland: Asking $1.265M

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 2:45pm

Hot House: 5111 Springlake Way, Baltimore, 21212 MD


Stone Tudor style house, circa 1930 with slate roof, brick chimneys, copper gutters. Recent renovation. Six bedrooms 4.5 baths over 4,500 square feet. Hardwood floors, many original architectural features. Grand entrance hall with wrought iron stair rail, arched doorways, living room with stone fireplace and french doors, dining room, den, stone sunroom, clubroom with fieldstone wet bar. Gourmet kitchen with black La Cornue stove, marble counters, and island, beamed ceiling. Large master bedroom suite with luxury bathroom. Two-car attached garage, second floor stone patio, bluestone patio with enclosed pond. Three-quarter acre landscaped lot: $1,265,000  Read More →

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