The local dog trainer on her BGE bill, a pit bull named Daisy, and why dogs don't gossip.
Where did you go to school?Pikesville High, class of 1986 and the National Institute of Dog Training.
What book or film most changed your life?The Dog's Mind by Dr. Bruce Fogle.
What's the bravest...
The head of the Greater Baltimore Committee on missing Trent Dilfer, his dream job, and why he’ll never be all wet.
No, it’s not the BDC or the BCF or the EAB. It’s the GBC, a consortium of civic leaders dedicated to “strengthening Greater Baltimore’s business climate.” President and CEO Don Fry sets the...
The singer and activist on bobby socks, Maya Angelo, and second cousins twice removed.
Internationally acclaimed gospel, jazz, and soul singer Lea Gilmore is also a well-regarded advocate and spokesperson for civil rights. She calls herself the “singing policy wonk.” We call her “...
The Baltimore-based humorist on hobo porn, everyone’s secret inner nerd, and watching that step.
He pens witty columns for The New Yorker and Esquire, and his novel, I Love You, Beth Cooper—which chronicles one epic night in a lovesick geek's life—is already a teen-lit sensation (and slated to...
The furrier on a dip in the harbor, not sweating the anti-fur folks, and pink sable handbags.
One thing is clear: People will always wear fur. Just ask Richard Swartz, the fourth-generation owner of Mano Swartz. We sat down with the furrier to see if he had any advice for fellow merchants—and...
The lead singer of Celebration on alarming tattoos and marrying the guitarist.
She's been compared to Mick Jagger and Iggy Pop (we'd throw in a little Siouxsie Sioux) and her cabaret-punk band Celebration is having its moment, touring with the likes of Smashing Pumpkins and TV...
The restauranteur on his historic past, being George Clooney, and why he is so over foams.
It was 20 years ago that Linwood Dame opened his eponymous restaurant in Owings Mills. With its upscale, new American menu and sleek interiors, Linwoods certainly stuck out amid the chain...
The popular DJ on interviewing Ozzy, moving past vinyl, and hanging with the boys.
Where did you go to school?Milford Mill High School. UMBC. (I was a commuter—not so good.) Temple U. (Finally, out of the house—yeah!)
What book or film most changed your life?I Know This Much...
Our own Senator Barb on saving Fells Point, the power of kindness, and getting Ben Cardin to first base. (It’s not what you think!)
Our usual Grill question, "Did you ever consider leaving Baltimore?" was a mere formality here. To the dyed-in-the-wool Baltimorean—who moved her way up from social worker to the Dean of female...