Talking Points

What do you think is the most romantic gesture?

By Jess Blumberg Mayhugh - February 2014

What do you think is the most romantic gesture?

What do you think is the most romantic gesture?

By Jess Blumberg Mayhugh - February 2014

Sometimes all it takes is vino! -Shutterstock

“My husband secretly bought a brick at The Mt. Washington Tavern after they had just rebuilt from the fire. It was engraved with our names and the date of our first date (which was there).”

Cara Walen, data and informatics supervisor, CareFirst BCBS of Maryland

“A gentleman’s hand on the small of a lady’s back.”

 Maureen Daw, travel agent

“On Valentine’s Day last year, I entered UMMC for a bone-marrow transplant. My husband wrote me a long note, quoting the Grateful Dead’s ‘Eyes of the World’ and analogizing the lyrics to my journey.”

Janis Schlerf, senior account executive

"Compliment your partner in front of other people. It doesn’t just feel good for both of you, but it also inspires other people.”

Tiffany Bageant, sales

“Coming home to a clean house, your kids sent to your mother-in-law’s, and your husband waiting with a bottle of wine.”

 Beth Sebian, homemaker


You May Also Like

The Chatter

The Best Events to Commemorate Columbia’s 50th Anniversary

From concerts to art shows, honor the city’s special milestone with these celebrations.

News & Community

Cameo: April Ryan

We talk to the White House correspondent and CNN political analyst.

The Chatter

Q&A with Krishanti Vignarajah

Native Baltimorean and Michelle Obama's former director of policy talks about saving Let Girls Learn.

Food & Drink

You Are Here

Scenes from the Bel-Loc Diner and UnPub 7 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

News & Community

What Morgan Means to Me

As Morgan State celebrates its 150th anniversary, five noteworthy alumni recall their college years.

Sometimes all it takes is vino!
-Shutterstock

Connect With Us

Most Read


The Launch: June 2017
The nine musts from this month's calendar of events.

Baby on Board: Best Warm Weather Activities for Kids
Here's a hint: stock up on bubbles.

Summer Concert Guide
From local bands to national names, here are 30 sunset shows you can’t miss.

Del Yeah!
DelFest is Western Maryland’s bluegrass Bonnaroo—and its best-kept secret.

Q&A with R. Eric Thomas
Catching up with the Baltimore native, Park School alum, and Elle.com columnist.