Summer Staycations

If a trip to Disney World or the Jamaican islands isn’t in the cards for your family this summer, fear not. Fun is just a car ride away with these tried-and-true day trips that won’t break your budget. 

Creativity Unleashed at Carver

It’s early afternoon in mid-December, and things are buzzing at the George Washington Center for Arts and Technology. In a sun-strewn dance studio, two dozen teens rehearse a series of challenging ballet moves to piano accompaniment, while around the corner, the muffled pound of a hammer emanates from a carpentry studio. In a darkened classroom closer to the entrance, a…

Romantic Santorini

Plan your Romantic Getaway to the Historic Island in the Aegean Sea Article Nicolette Martin Stay: Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel is considered one of Santorini’s most romantic hotels. The elegant couples-only cliffside hideaway—named a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice 2018 award winner—features luxe, minimalist rooms and suites carved into the side … Continued

Wedding ‘Wows!’

 Weddings are like snowflakes: No two are ever exactly alike.  Fortunately, the Towson area offers a dazzling array of vendors and services that make it easy for couples to plan a special day that's chock-full of personal touches. In the stories and photos that follow, you'll meet three pairs of local newlyweds who each did it their way.  Samantha and…

Escape To Cape May

I have always been a Cape May person. Since I was in high school, Exit 0 on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway has been No. 1 in my heart. Growing up in central Pennsylvania, we went “down the shore” to New Jersey. Yes, I have cherished my time with my Maryland-born husband’s family downy ocean in Ocean City, Maryland, but,…