Feature Stories

TennisTopia Creates Shopping Utopia for Athletes

May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Contributor Lifelong tennis player and enthusiast Darrell Haines, 47, teamed up with his wife Amy to open a tennis shop in Montgomery County, Maryland, after owning a shop of his own in nearby Washington for 14 years. “My wife and I loved tennis so we wanted to [...]

Sophomore swimmer makes history at TU

April 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Wynne Kirchner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Jack Saunderson was in a place he never expected. Standing behind the starting blocks at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis, the Towson University sophomore was waiting to swim the biggest race of his career. It had been a long season of racing [...]

Raising awareness of sexual assault one step at a time

April 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Nappi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Men and women came out to the conference center at Sheppard Pratt in Towson on Saturday morning to raise awareness about sexual and domestic violence against women. The rally was also designed to raise money for the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination [...]

Spring training baseball brings Orioles’ fans south for the winter

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Nick Rynes Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer SARASOTA, Fla. –  The trek to the gulf coast of Florida is a yearly tradition for many fans to get a first glimpse of the Orioles in spring exhibition games. The Orioles play in games against about half of the league across Florida, while the other [...]

Yoga instructor looks for the inner beauty

March 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Campbell Kistner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer At a time when many people are focused on physical beauty and perfection, Yoga instructor Carrie Miller believes internal beauty is more important. “Yoga, unlike the media, is for every body type,” Miller said. “The whole point is to achieve [...]

Local business owner hopes to teach kids a second language: music.

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katie Keogh Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Sixteen years ago, Justin Levy set out to teach children a second language: music. Today, the 32-year-old biochemist and musician has built a growing business in the heart of Towson in which he revels in the chance to teach students to create their own [...]

International filmmaker turns attention to Baltimore tradition

December 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Holden Warren describes himself as “hell bent on a better world,” and he has a lot to show for it. After spending a little over three years in Tonga serving in the Peace Corps, the photographer and filmmaker began travelling the world to [...]

Finding adventures in book … stores

December 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Heather Wanner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The original Ivy Bookshop located on Falls Road. Photo by Heather Wanner. When Ann Berlin and her husband retired, they knew they needed a new adventure together.  As fortune would have it, the Ivy Bookshop was also looking for a new adventure. [...]

What is this guy doing here? Stay-at-home dads becoming more common

December 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Neil Kenworthy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer For James Feeheley, strange looks and questions from moms are nothing new during his family’s daily trip to the park. “All the women would glance over at me like, ‘What is this guy doing here,’” said Feeheley, a stay-at-home father of two [...]
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