Travel & Outdoors Field Trips: The Region’s Best Long-Weekend Getaways That Combine Fun and History Rekindle your childlike curiosity and refresh your memory of American history with a long weekend at these local-ish destinations. Arts & Culture Like Dreaming: Valerie Maynard Reflects on a Legendary Lifetime of Art Prior to her passing, we spent time with the 85-year-old artist—a significant figure of the pioneering Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and ’70s—to delve deeper into her undaunted creative spirit. Find the Best in Baltimore Attorneys Dentists Doctors Restaurants Realtors More Camps Home Pets Retirement Schools Travel Wellness More from this Issue Food & Drink Get Into The Fall Groove With These Boozy Apple Drinks While we may not recommend plunking one of these offerings down on a teacher’s desk, we wholeheartedly endorse sampling them to ring in the season. Arts & Culture Like Dreaming: Valerie Maynard Reflects on a Legendary Lifetime of Art Prior to her passing, we spent time with the 85-year-old artist—a significant figure of the pioneering Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and ’70s—to delve deeper into her undaunted creative spirit. Home & Living Emily Emerick is Influenced by Her Work at Ladew Topiary Gardens Emerick's garden bears little resemblance to the formal grounds she's overseen since becoming Ladew's executive director in 2002. But it's impossible for her to imagine her own outdoor space without Ladew's influence. Arts & Culture Baynard Woods Has Written Several Books, But Never One as Personal as His Latest 'Inheritance: An Autobiography of Whiteness' explores Woods' upbringing in the Deep South, as well as his family’s enslaver history. Sports Regardless of His Last Name, Wes Unseld Jr. Had to Pay His Dues in the NBA It took 24 years for the Catonsville native to land a head coaching job. Now, he's following in his late father’s Hall of Fame size 16+ footsteps. Travel & Outdoors Field Trips: The Region’s Best Long-Weekend Getaways That Combine Fun and History Rekindle your childlike curiosity and refresh your memory of American history with a long weekend at these local-ish destinations. Style & Shopping Ruxton Mercantile is Owner Caitlin Gibson’s Answer to an Elevated General Store The shop functions as a testament to Gibson’s laid-back, elegant, and practical approach to hospitality and living. Food & Drink Two Sisters Become the Next Generation to Milk Cows at Broom’s Bloom Dairy Only 15 dairy farms remain in Harford County, compared to 33 in 2002 and 54 in 1997. Travel & Outdoors GameChangers: Donzell Brown Jr. and Rona Kobell We catch up with the co-founders of The Environmental Justice Journalism Initiative. Home & Living Hello, Neighbor: Reservoir Hill Our occasional series that highlights local neighborhoods. Arts & Culture Art Space: New Competition Brings Guitarists From Around The World to Our Own Backyard Eight gifted guitarists from around the world will gather from September 23-25 for the first-ever Baltimore International Guitar Competition. Health & Wellness Despite His Chronic Illness, Mark Andrews is One of the Best Tight Ends in the Game The Ravens tight end, who has Type 1 diabetes, doesn't let the disease define him. At 26 years old, he’s just entering his prime. Arts & Culture The List: September 2022 The top things to do in Baltimore this month. Home & Living Carmen Brock’s Charles Village Home is a Treasured Trove The owner of now-closed home goods shop, Trohv, fills her house with beloved pieces that all have their own stories to tell. Science & Technology Hopkins Researcher Says His Deadly Experiments on Owls Can Help Treat ADHD. PETA Believes There’s a Better Way Owl testing isn't the only concern raised at Hopkins by PETA and Stop Animal Exploitation Now. News & Community At the Baltimore County Public Library, Residents Can Check Out More Than Just Books The Library of Things, a collection of non-book objects loaned through the library, offers everything from Catan board games and Chromebooks to fishing rods and fossil kits. Travel & Outdoors Thanks to The Pandemic, People Are Flocking to a New Trend: Backyard Chicken-Raising An estimated 12 million people in the U.S. now own backyard chickens. Here's why: Food & Drink These Days, Salads Are Anything But Boring Jon Shaw of Monkton's Karma Farm tells us why. Sports Former Miss Oriole Broke the Rules and Married a Pitcher “Would I want my daughter to do a Miss Oriole contest today? No," says Bonnie Lorber Habyan. Arts & Culture These Are The Fall Arts Events You Can’t Miss in Baltimore This Season The city's renowned art scene is thriving. Here are the chatter-worthy performances and exhibits to mark on your calendar. Arts & Culture How Erin Douglas Cultivated an Inclusive Desert Community at Burning Man Since 2018, the local artist's 'Black Burner Project' has been documenting people of color and driving inclusivity at the Nevada festival.