Lisa Snowden-McCray

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Recent Articles

  • Crunk-A-Bee's: In praise of Applebee's in White Marsh

    Crunk-A-Bee's: In praise of Applebee's in White Marsh

    Parenthood, especially when it's coupled with the energy-draining stressors of work responsibilities, and marriage, makes you do strange things—things that the single, childless version of you might have turned your nose up at. For me, it means that about once a week, my husband and I slip off...

  • The Room in Mount Vernon lives up to its 'nothing fancy, just really good' slogan

    The Room in Mount Vernon lives up to its 'nothing fancy, just really good' slogan

    The week between Christmas and New Year's is strange. If you celebrate, you are recovering from the frenetic, garish, in-your-face cheeriness of Christmas and even if you don't, the world gets quieter and the streets are easier to navigate, with many people off from work or away celebrating with...

  • A look back at the reign of Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    A look back at the reign of Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

    It's a new day in Baltimore. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is out and Catherine Pugh is in. It's a welcome change for many in Baltimore who had become disillusioned with Rawlings-Blake and her inability to connect with the city in a meaningful way. Leading a city isn't easy—and leading a city like Baltimore,...

  • Dovecote Café looks to create strong local bonds

    Dovecote Café looks to create strong local bonds

    Bright, sunny, and inviting, Dovecote Café (2501 Madison Ave., [443] 961-8677, dovecotecafe.com), located in Reservoir Hill, might not look revolutionary, but it is. Since Aisha Pew, Aisha's mother Gilda Pew, and Aisha's partner Cole opened Dovecote a little over a year ago, the eatery has served...

  • In Trump's America, how do we care for our children?

    In Trump's America, how do we care for our children?

    As I'm writing this, Baltimore County Schools superintendent Dallas Dance is in some hot water. Dance retweeted a tweet from Josh Starr, CEO of the international educators' group Phi Delta Kappa International. The tweet read: "Educators: tomorrow pls show your muslim, black, latino, jewish, disabled...

  • In Trump’s America, how do we care for our children?

    In Trump’s America, how do we care for our children?

    As I’m writing this, Baltimore County Schools superintendent Dallas Dance is in some hot water. Dance retweeted a tweet was from Josh Starr, CEO of the international educators’ group Phi Delta Kappa International. This is what it read: “Educators: tomorrow pls show your muslim, black, latino, jewish,...

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