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Alexis Blair is the Baltimore & Annapolis Editor for Miss A. Born and raised in Baltimore, she has a passion for all things pop-culture, fashion and entertainment related. In addition to Harry Potter and her carefully-crafted Netflix queue, she particularly enjoys Baltimore sports teams, Broadway theater, and red velvet cupcakes. A graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South, she studied English, Economics and Spanish. After working in economic development in California wine country, she returned to Charm City to pursue her passion for journalism, currently working as an editorial assistant for a bridal magazine and a marketing coordinator for Baltimore's historic Federal Hill neighborhood.

Baltimore And Annapolis Weekend Guide: July 17 – 20, 2014



Show your support for women’s health at the inaugural event, BRAnanza, a whimsical, uplifting event to benefit the Fund for Excellence in Women’s Health and Medicine at Mercy Medical Center. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The Weinberg Center, home to all women’s health programs at Mercy, artists, businesses, and other local […]

Taste Of Pikesville 2014 To Benefit Meals On Wheels

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Let’s be honest, everything is better with food. In keeping with that logic, the Pikesville Chamber of Commerce will host the Taste of Pikesville, a progressive tasting event featuring many of the town’s best restaurants and caterers. Guests will be able to sample a variety of cuisine, ranging from Mexican dishes by Mari Luna […]

Hush-Hush Speakeasy In Annapolis To Benefit Avergan Foundation

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Take a queue from Gatsby himself at the Avergan Foundation‘s Hush-Hush Speakeasy in Annapolis! For one night only, the Crush Kitchen & Winehouse will be transformed into a secret club, complete with a vintage vaudeville-inspired hoop performance, Swing and Charleston dance lessons, and a 1920’s themed photo booth! A ticket includes one complimentary […]

Charity Meets: Shay Sharpe, Founder of Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes

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Shay Sharpe, Founder of Shay Sharpe’s Pink Wishes (Photo Credit: Milton Lawrence)

When Shay Sharpe was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer at the age of 26, she felt isolated and alone, never having expected to battle cancer at such a young age. Realizing that there were few resources for breast cancer patients […]

Baltimore Weekend Guide: March 20-23, 2014

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Rock & Soul: All Stars Edition

Spend an evening celebrating some of Baltimore’s most talented local musicians at the 1st All Stars Edition of the annual Rock & Soul Baltimore: Live Music Showcase. Started in 2011 by HeidnSeek Entertainment, Rock & Soul aims to spotlight hometown artists and allow them to network and gain […]

Charity Meets: Casey Baynes, Founder Of Casey Cares Foundation


Casey Baynes (Photo Credit: Casey Cares Foundation)

Casey Baynes has been achieving big things from a young age. After battling dyslexia throughout her education, she received her Associate’s Degree prior to her high school graduation and became the youngest recipient of a Master’s Degree from Towson University. Early in her professional career, she […]

Baltimore Weekend Guide: March 7 – 9, 2014

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The 16th Annual Federal Hill Irish Stroll

It may be the week before St. Patrick’s Day, but that’s no reason you can’t start celebrating! Break out your green garb and prepare for a full day of libations in Historic Federal Hill. The annual Irish Stroll, hosted by Lindy Promotions and the Federal Hill Hospitality […]

Baltimore Weekend Guide: February 28 – March 2, 2014

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Celebrate and support Baltimore’s artistic educational institutions this weekend with a fun-filled weekend of entertainment from the small stage to the big screen.

The Oscars Baltimore Celebration

Which film will take home the Oscar this year? Join Baltimore’s own Academy Award-winning cinematographer Errol Webber, in conjunction with HeidnSeek Entertainment, for the 2nd Annual […]

Charity Meets: Kimberly Klacik, Founder Of Potential Me & Mrs. Baltimore 2014

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Photo Credit: Travis Curry Photography

Growing up, Kimberly Klacik remembers feelings of insecurity that once held her back from her dreams. Today, the beautiful wife, stepmother, and philanthropist has started a successful charity to instill confidence in other young women. Through Potential Me, young women volunteer in their community and utilize their creative […]

Baltimore Weekend Guide: February 21 – 23, 2014


From Bootleggers to Bartenders, Baltimore offers a bevy of events for an exciting and charitable weekend.

Members of the Young Defenders of the Maryland Historical Society at the 2013 Bash

Bootlegger’s Bash: REBOOTED

Take a step back in time and party like Gatsby himself with the Young Defenders of the Maryland Historical Society! […]

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