Hot August Music Festival

6,000 people descended on Oregon Ridge Park in late August for the 25th Annual Hot August Music Festival, which featured 
12 national recording acts, including Old Crow Medicine Show, Dustbowl Revival and The Infamous Stringdusters.

NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic

On Friday, September 15, the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware presented the NKF Konica Minolta 
Golf Classic. Proceeds from the event directly support NKF-MD-DE’s patient emergency assistance program.

November 2017 Around Town

The Church of the Nativity in Lutherville celebrated the official opening of its new worship space with a mass of dedication on Friday, September 8th. Completed as scheduled in the first week of September, the $13M renovation/addition was made necessary by the church’s growing congregation—masses draw up to 4,000 congregants each week. The new space includes a 40,000-square-foot two-story Nave/Sanctuary/Narthex…

Out of the Kitchen

Josh Vecchiolla caught the cooking bug young, standing beside his grandfather in the kitchen. When most kids were watching cartoons, Vecchiolla was mesmerized by his idols on the Food Network. He became the head chef in his childhood home and snagged a job washing dishes in a restaurant as soon as he was old enough. After some time working for…

A Long History of Gorgeous Clothes, Great Deals and Good Works

Since 1927, The Women’s Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital has been a life-changing fundraising institution and force for good in the Baltimore area and beyond. Over the last five decades, the Women’s Board has supported patient care and medical and nursing education by raising millions of dollars. This year marks the volunteer nonprofit’s 50th anniversary, and they show no…

Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…

A Time to be Thankful

Thankful: it’s a word that gets tossed around a lot this time of year, as November arrives and 2017 draws to a close. And although it typically marks the winding down of the year, November is also a season of beginnings. This month begins the season of giving and the season of receiving. It begins the season of family gatherings…

A Clean Start

Kristin Lewis Noon never dreamed of owning a cleaning service. In fact, just a couple years ago, she was a busy practicing attorney working in county government. “Limelight was born out of tragedy and opportunity,” she explains. The tragedy occurred when her father suffered a massive stroke, Kristin and her mother, who has early-onset dementia, was unable to care for…

Built to Last

As an alternative to demolition and new construction, Goucher College recently relocated three historic residence halls on its campus to preserve and reuse for future generations. The innovative initiative highlights the college’s commitment to environmental sustainability, while also historically preserving the Froelicher Hall buildings, which were built in the 1950s as part of the college’s move to the Towson campus.…

Taking a Day off Breast Cancer

Sarita Murray beat breast cancer 15 years ago, but that was only the beginning of her battle. These days, she is waging war for others through her nonprofit Blink Pink, which provides support and resources to women with the disease. In October, the organization hosted its sixth annual Mommy & Me spa day, held at Sarita's downtown Towson spa, SparTea.