Getting Fit with CrossFit Towson

 Photography Keith J. Schneider  CrossFit Towson’s self-described specialty is not specializing. While on the surface that may not make much sense, it all boils down to what the coaches and participants are trying to create—a deliberate attempt at optimizing physical competence in 10 different recognized fitness domains by using weightlifting, running and gymnastics components. Darin Winick describes the popular exercise…

Guys’ Weekend in Baltimore

 Photography Keith J. Schneider  When your buddies from grad school descend on Charm City for a weekend of brotherly bonding, make sure that, as the host, you’re setting the bar high. Sure, there are hundreds of dive bars and chain restaurants that’ll take you back to your days at the “U,” but now that you’re all grown up, it’s time…

One Nudge at a Time

 Article Molly Englund    José Antonio Bowen loves data. When he became president of Goucher College, the small liberal arts school in Towson, in 2014, he wanted to quantify the student experience as much as possible and use behavioral science to make sure students were happy and successful. 

Towson Men to Watch

 Article Tiffany Jansen | Photography Jenna Mace  Tom Smyth  “The Towson area has been my home for most of my life," Dr. Thomas Smyth says. “I played rec club football and lacrosse at Rogers Forge and attended Calvert Hall College High School.”

Towson’s Female Movers + Shakers

 Article and Photography  The Change Maker  Gretchen Maneval, Candidate for Maryland State Senate

Girlfriend Getaway to St. Michaels, Maryland

 Article Ashley Stimpson | Photography Provided and by Christopher Thomas  Girlfriend getaways come in many varieties. Some are late night and loud (see: New Orleans), some are spent under beach umbrellas sipping umbrella drinks (see: Cancun). But for a ladies weekend that’s more about slowing down and catching up, St. Michaels is the spot.  Located less than an hour from…

Escape Room

 Article Ashley Stimpson | Photography Harrison Hart  The room closest to Barbara Cox's bedroom had, for many years, been set aside as a place for her children to do their homework. But once her kids no longer needed a dedicated study space, she got to work transforming it into a feminine dressing room.  Barbara says in the morning her dressing…

Farmer’s Blossoming Career 
Benefits the Community

Agriculture is the largest single land use in the state of Maryland, but how many of its residents know when tomato season is?

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Baltimore County Sailing Center       
Rocky Point Park |
Programs available for ages 6-18, focusing on fundamentals of sailing, fishing and seamanship.


When Towson residents Carol Newill, Wendy Jacobs and Beth Miller founded the Green Towson Alliance in the spring of 2015, they were driven by a common mission: To unite local environmentalists to achieve a greener, healthier, more beautiful community, through collaboration and activism.