Kara Baskin'S latest stories

How to Win a Bidding War

Mortgage broker Kevin Kuechler teaches you how to play to win.

Embracing Your Plan B

Like Mick Jagger said: You can’t always get what you want.

Fresh Fetes

Waterfront wedding or a barn bash? These new (or newly renovated) local spots offer plenty of options, no matter your style.

The Mix Masters

Meaghan Sinclair of the boutique bartending service Booze Époque talks tipples.

It's a Snap

Follow these local shutterbugs’ day-of commandments for heirloom-worthy wedding portraits.