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  • Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto

    Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto
    Date: Aug. 10 Her story: Kimberly "Kimi" Reis, 29, grew up in Pigtown. She has worked in the dental field for 11 years and is a practice administrator at Elliott Family Dentistry in Linthicum. Her mother, Pam Reis, and grandparents, Bill and Shirley...
  • In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust

    In Pat Moran's office, a collection sprinkled in stardust
    Pat Moran may very well have the coolest office in Baltimore. Not that anyone should be surprised by that. Moran, who first gained fame (or should that be notoriety?) as one of John Waters' Dreamlanders, is an Emmy-winning casting director who has...
  • Farm to Chef Culinary Competition teams chefs with farmers

    Farm to Chef Culinary Competition teams chefs with farmers
    The annual Farm to Chef Culinary Competition is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 30 at the American Visionary Arts Museum. The benefit dining event teams Maryland chefs with local farmers to create innovative farm-fresh dishes that will be served to, and...
  • AVAM's 'Human, Soul & Machine' explores technology's power

    AVAM's 'Human, Soul & Machine' explores technology's power
    Kenny Irwin Jr. has seen the future, and it is fast and fierce — intergalactic travelers catching flights from an Afghan spaceport, extraterrestrials so weary of human warfare they swoop down and blast away our weapons. The 39-year-old artist says...
  • Oysters, wine, crabs and beer fill up Baltimore's fall dining calendar

    Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
  • Jerome Pohlen on being an 'Oddball'

    Jerome Pohlen on being an 'Oddball'
    James Frank Kotera, or the real "JFK" as he calls himself, stopped drinking on April 3, 1975. Four years later, he weaved a new hobby into his life. He hasn't stopped in 34 years. The yield: two balls of twine — a monstrous one that he says...
  • Baltimore is 17th most romantic U.S. city, Open Table says

    Baltimore is 17th most romantic U.S. city, Open Table says
    Baltimore will have to content itself with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, because according to Open Table, Baltimore is an also-ran in the romance department. The most romantic cities are, in order: San Antonio, Texas; Austin, Texas; Providence, R.I.; La...
  • Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant

    Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant
    Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used to help promote and raise...
  • MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year

    MICA president Fred Lazarus to retire at end of 2014 academic year
    As President Fred Lazarus IV expanded the Maryland Institute College of Art over the past 35 years and helped turn it into one of the nation's leading arts colleges, supporters say, he has also focused on Baltimore — to the betterment of his college...
  • Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings

    Same-sex couples celebrate first legal weddings
    In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
  • Open-air film festivals give attendees more eating options

    Open-air film festivals give attendees more eating options
    What's better than dinner and a movie, especially when the movie is free? Two of Baltimore's most popular outdoor film series have stepped up the eating options for movie attendees. The American Visionary Art Museum is kicking off its annual Flicks From...