The maker movement has taken hold, and suddenly it seems like we are all makers in one way or another. If you knit sweaters, brew your own beer or build birdhouses out of old shingles and paperclips, you qualify. Join the club, friend. You’re one of us!
Blakehurst Senior Independent Living Community held a ribbon-cutting December 7 to unveil 39,000 square feet of premium space, including a salon and spa, state-of-the-art fitness and aerobics studio with locker rooms, juice bar, yoga room, classroom, 30-seat movie theatre, art gallery, updated clinic and addition of suites to the Chestnut Green Health Center. Photography by Tom O'Connor Photography.
On December 2, the Historical Society of Baltimore County held its annual fundraiser at the Fire Museum of Maryland. Around 150 guests enjoyed the museum’s 40+ exhibits and the food and drinks provided by Towson Delly North. The museum’s Christmas train garden delighted the crowd. All proceeds will benefit HSBC’s collections and programs.
A group of astrophysicists at Johns Hopkins University was recently named the recipient of a $3 million Breakthrough Prize award. Since 2012, the Breakthrough Prize awards have recognized individuals or teams in the field of physics, life sciences and mathematics who have made significant contributions that deserve wide public acclaim.
Since its founding, Baltimore’s streets and boulevards have served as a vibrant home to the workshops and studios of artists and craftsmen. From the nation’s oldest ironworks on Saratoga Street to the century-old sculptor's studio on Lafayette, the Monument City maintains a centuries-long tradition of housing creative innovation.
When you walk into Roggenart, you are instantly transported to a different world: one filled with smiles, warmth and really good food. Barely a year old, this Euro-fusion bakery is making a name for itself for all the right reasons. It has the touch of a small-town bakery, the passion of practiced professionals, and the “traditional bakery” feeling that you would find…
As this issue of Towson Lifestyle goes to press, there is snow on the ground, and the daytime temperatures are hovering around the freezing mark. But that doesn’t mean it’s too early to be doing your research and signing your kids up for summer programs. The most popular, which are often the most specialized, tend to fill up fast!
Towson resident Nancy Scheinman is widely recognized as one of the pre-eminent collage artists in the United States. Her enigmatic multilayered works are featured in corporate, private and public collections around the world, including those of the McDonalds Corporation, The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Over the years, she…