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Pigtown Design Pop-up, Fine Swine Finds and Wardrobe Harvest at Cross Keys


The autumnal season is upon us and the shops in the Village of Cross Keys are busy welcoming fall with stylish seasonal fashions, all-occasion gifts and home decorating options alike. We at Fishbowl treated ourselves to a shopping trip this week to see what was new in the village. As always, we were not disappointed.

Dreaming of Miami Beach? A Head-Turning Art Moderne House On The Shores Of Lake Montebello


Hot House: 2105 Erdman Avenue, Baltimore 21218


Art Deco style house, circa 1949, in painted stucco with rubber roof and enclosed glass porch. Two bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1,189 sq. ft. on one level. Original curved windows, glass brick, two sided stone fireplace in living room, floor-to-ceiling shelving, plaster walls. Stainless steel GE kitchen unit, eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, underfloor radiant heating. Landscaped stone patio on double, .2 acre lot: $249,000


Pigtown Design: Peach and Bourbon Preserves


My neighbour, an older Greek man who is the most amazing gardener, brought me over some peaches from one of his trees. While they weren’t the biggest or the most beautiful peaches, I know that they were grown with love, and without lots of chemicals.Since I had just gotten some Maryland peaches the day earlier, I pondered what I could do with them. I remembered last year when Mr. Stephanos had given me some figs, I made fig & bourbon jam from them, so I thought Peach and Bourbon are a great combination, so why not try it.

Pigtown Design: Use the Good China


I was listening to NPR this morning and they did a report about the fact that foods taste better if you eat them off silver and china. Researchers have been studying how “cutlery, dishes and other inedible accoutrements to a meal” can alter our perceptions of taste. I’ve said this for ages.