Georgetown’s Mirror Image: Old Town Alexandria

February 24, 2017

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

Getaway To Stay In

January 30, 2017

**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 short walk of […]

Escape D.C. During the Inauguration

January 13, 2017

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. Luckily, there are some great surrounding […]

Radio City, Times Square, and Other Big Apple Icons

December 7, 2016

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 that bar scene in a […]

Arts Bubble Up Under Baltimore’s Bromo Tower

November 9, 2016

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 of business (Legg Mason, Under Armour), […]

Marshall, Virginia, Has Gone Gourmet

October 26, 2016

The latest trend in the Virginia countryside is the gourmet transformation of sleepy — and mostly previously ignored — Marshall, 11 miles south of Middleburg at exits 27 and 28 […]

A Fauquier Getaway – and a Reunion for Adopted Dogs

October 20, 2016

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 hour’s drive of Washington. Even better […]

Bethlehem, Pa.: A New Capital for Industrial Heritage

September 19, 2016

The Aug. 2 opening of the National Museum of Industrial History makes Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, about 70 miles north of Philadelphia, the undisputed capital of America’s industrial heritage. The NMIH occupies […]

The Lodge At Woodloch

September 14, 2016

The minute I grasp the drumsticks — the percussion variety, not turkey — I am hooked. My inner rock star springs to

Beasts Aplenty at Maryland State Fair

September 1, 2016

Last Sunday, I went to the animal fair — the 135th Maryland State Fair, that is — and, just as the song