Author discovers how to be 'brave in a new world'

It’s a day that Yvonne Broady will never forget. On January 24, 2009, her beloved husband Clarence Cortez Loftin III, a distinguished venture capitalist and educator succumbed to pancreatic cancer sending her into deep depression and loneliness.

House of Mandela Wines celebrates family and legacy

It's dreary outside, but Tukwini Mandela, granddaughter of late legendary South African leader Nelson Mandela, is full of light and enthusiasm. Her visit to Baltimore is the last stop on a three-week U.S. promotional tour for House of Mandela, the ...

Is the United States falling behind in women's rights?

Where do American women stack up against their counterparts around the world? While they're ahead in many regards, the U.S. falls short when it comes to paid maternity leave, wage equality, and even the number of women in leadership roles. ...

American Cruise Lines Announces Cruise Extension Packages in 2015

American Cruise Lines has announced pre and post cruise extension packages beginning in the summer of 2015

Top chefs return to Baltimore for the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Baltimore foodies can bring their appetites to the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook tasting affair to benefit the Christian Warriors Marching Band.

Life In Baltimore: Leah’s Book Club honors women in the community

Leah’s Book Club was organized in February, 1998 by Leah Goldsborough Hasty for like-minded readers to get together to discuss books—particularly those by African American authors.

Sisters welcome spring with hot shoe trends

Erica Mitchell and Domeakia Snyder are shoe-loving sisters who both owned over 300 pairs, even before they were in the business of selling them. In 2012, the fashionistas who always wanted to own their own business launched an online ladies ...

Broadway Fitness

Bored with your workout? Holly Firfer takes you to an exercise class like no other.

April is Financial Literacy Month: Get Wise about Buying or Leasing a Vehicle

Mike Kane, vice president of Consumer Credit Operations at Ally Financial, is offering some tips to help you make a smart decision

Local designer creates luxurious, ‘nostalgic’ handbags

What do Fashion Affair magazine, Luevo and News Channel 12 in New York have in common? They have all showed off designs by Baltimore-based handbag and accessories brand Linell Ellis.

Mother’s Day Kitchen Traditions

Wilton Pure Vanilla Extract, made with the world's finest vanilla from Madagascar, lends unmatched flavor and aroma to enhance cakes, puddings, pie fillings, custards, salad dressings and more.

How Green Is Your House?

Improving your home's energy efficiency is not only good for the planet, it's good for your wallet. After all, wasted energy is money lost in monthly utility bills

A man introduces a salad made of tea leaves. "Parts Unknown" premieres April 26 at 9 p.m. ET.

A man introduces a salad made of tea leaves. "Parts Unknown" premieres April 26 at 9 p.m. ET.

Michelle Obama: My challenge to you

It has been five years since I started Let's Move!, an initiative to address childhood obesity and help all our kids grow up healthy. And as we mark this fifth anniversary, we're celebrating how far we've come, we're challenging ourselves ...

McDonald's and Harlem's Fashion Row Announce 2015 Lovin' Student Fashion Design Competition

Final selection of the grand prize winner will be left up to the designers' friends and followers, as all finalists must encourage their fan base to vote for their line on harlemsfashionrow.com and via Twitter and Instagram using #365LovinFashion