Local Currency

 Article Ashley Stimpson | Photography Keith Schneider  For Timonium-born brothers Brian and Scott Recher, owning a local business is in their DNA. Their grandparents owned and operated the single-screen Towson Theatre for many decades before their mother took it over in the 1970s. When the megaplex arrived in Towson, the family transformed their space into an upscale billiards room, arcade and…

Ruxton Rhapsody

 Article Jeanette Simmons | Photography Photography provided  'Tis the season for jaunts “down the ocean,” crab fests on the Chesapeake and treks on the NCR Trail. But when your own home boasts an outdoor sanctuary as delightful as this Ruxton retreat, why go anywhere else?  Built with the modern conveniences of the 21st century, this stone-and-stucco beauty sprawling nearly two…

A Refreshing Nod to Literary Spirits

 Article Alexander Bird  Legendary writer and bon vivant Ernest Hemingway once said, “If you want to know about a culture, spend a night in its bars.”  In a fitting reversal of Papa’s words, the Hampden neighborhood’s Bluebird Cocktail Room invites patrons to get to know its bar by spending an evening immersed in the libations of the literary world’s cultural…

Perfect Patios

 Photography Keith J. Schneider  With the summer months upon us, take some time to relax outdoors. These perfect area patios are great for a refreshing drink or catching up with friends or family in the summer sun.  1. Michael's Cafe


 Article and Photography  The Kiss Quotient  by Helen Hoang

Dog Days

Ahhhh, summer. Time for backyard pool parties and family vacations. Time for kids to run after the ice cream truck when the telltale sound of its music turns onto your street to secure the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. For the loud explosion of fireworks on the Fourth of July, the shriveled fingertips … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

‘U.S. News & World Report’ Names 8 BCPS Schools Among the Nation’s Best Eight Baltimore County schools made the “U.S. News & World Report” Best High Schools list, and two schools earned gold-medal status under the magazine’s ranking system. Eastern Technical High School (No. 8 in Maryland, No. 418 nationally) and Towson High School (No. 9/No. 484) … Continued

Taste of the Town

More than 300 guests attended the Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library’s Taste of the Town at the Towson Library. Guests sampled food, bid on silent auction items and listed to jazz while raising money for a great cause.

Palisades of Towson

Friends, members and supporters of the Baltimore County Arts Guild came together at the Palisades of Towson to celebrate the arts and raise money for the organization's many programs and initiatives.

Santé: A Culinary Odyssey

One of Baltimore’s premier food and beverage events returned to the American Visionary Art Museum. Guests enjoyed tastings from Baltimore’s best restaurants paired with enticing beverages and live and silent auctions – all to support the National Kidney Foundation Serving Maryland and Delaware.