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BY Linda L. Esterson
December 5, 2013

Jill & Jason Smulson First Date: American Visionary Arts Museum, Jan. 8, 2011 Wedding Date: Oct. 19, 2013 Venue: The Inn at the Colonnade Residence: Elkridge, Md. Favorite Activity: Cooking and hiking with their beagle, Beau Jill Markowitz was surprised at how well her first date with Jason Smulson went. After meeting at a “Jewy CONTINUE »

November 14, 2013

Anna And Ryan Blank First Date: Liberatore’s in Timonium, spring of 2007 Wedding Date: Oct. 5, 2013 Venue: Suburban Club of Baltimore Residence: Pikesville Favorite Activity: Traveling Twelve-year-old Ryan Blank handed 12-year-old Anna Pens a note one day while they passed in the hall at Pikesville Middle School. “Will you be my girlfriend,” it read. CONTINUE »

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October 30, 2013

Although their memories of their early days together remain cloudy, Eileen (nee Jaslow) and Jerry Chiat do remember what mattered. “Her eyes were what drew me to her,” says Jerry, 67. “Her eyes were her soul. She still has those eyes.” Jerry remembers her cute dimples as well, as he recalls their first date at CONTINUE »

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BY Linda L. Esterson
October 16, 2013

When David Kowitz met Rachel Shapiro, he was overwhelmed. “I knew the first instant I saw her,” he said of that day in late 2009, when she appeared to help organize a friend’s office for her company, Back to Basics Organizing, LLC. “If I could have created the perfect person for me, it would be CONTINUE »

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October 3, 2013

Marla & Neil Markoff First Date: May 15, 2009 at the Flying Fish in Old Town Alexandria Wedding Date: July 3, 2011 Wedding Venue: Chizuk Amuno Congregation Current Residence: Alexandria, Va. Favorite Activity: Hanging out with friends In October 2010, Neil Markoff suggested to his girlfriend, Marla Wolf, that she dress up for dinner. They CONTINUE »