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JFK’s Birthplace: A Site To See 100 Years Later

Taking small children to historic cities and sites can be a challenge, as just about every parent or grandparent knows. I have faced that...

A Leesburg Country Getaway

Take a break from city life and try this for a fun day in the country. Leesburg, Virginia, is just 40 minutes outside of...

Georgetown’s Mirror Image: Old Town Alexandria

Alexandria's Winter Restaurant Week runs through Feb. 26 and its St. Patrick's Day Parade is March 4.

Getaway To Stay In

**1840s Carrollton Inn** *50 Albemarle St., Baltimore* *1840scarrolltoninn.com* Located at the center of Heritage Walk in Baltimore’s historic Jonestown neighborhood, the 1840s Carrollton Inn is within a...

Escape D.C. During the Inauguration

With the presidential inauguration set to descend on Washington, D.C., there are many who would rather avoid the congestion and crowds expected Jan. 20....

Radio City, Times Square, and Other Big Apple Icons

Still wondering where to go for the Christmas holidays? Go East, young man. Go to New York. It will seem like old-home times, or like...

Arts Bubble Up Under Baltimore’s Bromo Tower

Known as a down-to-earth, working-class town, famous for its sports teams, its literary giants and a certain HBO series, Baltimore is also a city...

Marshall, Virginia, Has Gone Gourmet

The latest trend in the Virginia countryside is the gourmet transformation of sleepy — and mostly previously ignored — Marshall, 11 miles south of...

A Fauquier Getaway – and a Reunion for Adopted Dogs

The changing season beckons Georgetowners to visit Virginia’s rolling hills, farmlands and historic villages, exulting in the fresh air and expansive scenes within an...

Bethlehem, Pa.: A New Capital for Industrial Heritage

The Aug. 2 opening of the National Museum of Industrial History makes Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, about 70 miles north of Philadelphia, the undisputed capital of...