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Startup snapshot: Canton couple squeezes a business plan out of baby food

Jordan and Alexis Takas founded EZ Squeezees after noticing the waste created from one-time-use pureed food packets for babies and toddlers. The couple created expandable, refillable pouches that are now sold at Whole Foods and on the company's website.

Step OUT for the Urban Visionary Awards

Join the Center for Urban Families as it honors visionary leaders at an award ceremony at the American Visionary Art Museum April 11.

Roll through the food truck scene at The Gathering

Spend a day at food truck festival The Gathering with our writer. Gypsy Queen's famous Crab Cone, chicken croquettes at Darua Food Truck and GrrChe's bacon, cheddar and tomato sandwich are on the menu. 

Step OUT to eat pie and recite Pi

Bring your kids to show off their math skills and eat some pie donated by Dangerously Delicious Pies at the Maryland Science Center's Pi Day. 

New foundation takes aim at the high cost of youth sports

Getting kids enrolled in basketball, baseball and soccer can cost thousands of dollars a year — an expense that many families can't afford. So Darryl Hill launched a foundation that will help families offset the costs and work with youth leagues and manufacturers to bring prices down. 

Step OUT: To Celebrate the Holidays at the Waterfront

Head down to the Inner Harbor for a holiday light show that includes fireworks, lasers and music. 

Step OUT: To Get a Sneak Peek of the BMA's New Contemporary Wing

Check out the Baltimore Museum of Art's expanded contemporary wing when the museum hosts an after-hours event Nov. 17, the night before the wing officially opens. The evening will feature live music, a cash bar and conversations with artists.

Slideshow: Remote-Control Airplane Pilots Reach for the Sky

Model airplanes filled the sky at a recent Baltimore County festival. BmoreMedia Managing Photographer Steve Ruark captured spectators and hobbyists enjoying the flights of fancy on a clear fall day. 

Step OUT: For the Halloween Lantern Parade & After Party

See Patterson Park lit up with paper lanterns while listening to live music at the Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival Oct. 27. The Creative Alliance is also hosting a parade after-party for the first time, featuring "Lantini" cocktails. 

Step OUT: For the Farm-to-Chef Culinary Competition

Join area chefs and farmers as they team up to create unique recipes at the American Visionary Art Museum Sept. 24. The event benefits Days of Taste, a program of the American Institute of Wine & Food that teaches elementary school children how their food travels from farm to table.

Don't Break the Bank: Nonprofit Teaches Kids to Manage Money

A new state mandate now requires Maryland schools to teach financial literacy. Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is leading the way with programs that teach students how to manage credit card debt and live within their means.

Step OUT: To Shop and Support Job Training

Support Art with a Heart’s Summer Job Program by perusing and purchasing crafts at Shop & Bop.

Step OUT: For a Summer Social

Take in music and food at the Inner Harbor's Summer Social July 27 at West Shore Park.
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