In Country Calendar: April 13, 2022 Issue

April 13, 2022

Spring has officially sprung in our In Country section! Here are some events in the Virginia countryside this month. Saturday April 16 Easter Bunny Experience at Salamander Resort & Spa […]

Luxe Auto Allure at The Amelia 

March 9, 2022

By Sonya Bernhardt   The Amelia Concours d’Elegance, now in its 27th year, evoked more than the usual oohs and aahs from car lovers, many of whom arrived via private […]

Middleburg Weekend Checklist  


Where to Stay  The Salamander Resort and Spa. At 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg, VA 20117. A 5-star luxury hotel just 40 miles outside D.C., taking relaxation seriously and offering […]

Middleburg Is Back, Busy and Buoyant    


It’s a well-known fact that Georgetown and Middleburg, Virginia – an historic village about an hour away in the heart of horse country — have a special relationship. For decades, […]

In Country: Featured Properties

February 21, 2022

Since it’s our winter real estate issue, we have not one but four featured properties this February. We grouped them from high to low based on price points. The properties […]

Where to Ski Around D.C.?

January 6, 2022

Pick a state, any state! If you’re hoping to get away for some winter fun without getting on a plane, you’re in luck — many states surrounding Washington, D.C. are full […]

Plan Your Virginia Autumn Wine Weekend Now

November 10, 2021

Did you know the Old Dominion is home to over 300 wineries? While it seems like a daunting task to feature every one, we wanted to start with a fall wine guide featuring […]

Have You Tried ‘Steeling’ Away to Pittsburgh for the Weekend?

October 13, 2021

When talking to a group, Texas has “y’all,” the Midwest has “you guys” and us Pittsburghers have the unique “yinz.” I was born and raised in Pittsburgh and most of my family […]

Montecito Hangs Tough to Protect Harry & Meghan 

August 19, 2021

 It’s been 13 months since Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan Markle with son Archie moved to Montecito – my home of 30 years next to Santa Barbara, California.  Their arrival caused a near […]

Annapolis: This Old Town Is Feeling Very New 

August 18, 2021

 If you think “been there, done that” at the thought of Annapolis for a getaway, think again. Perched on the edge of the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland’s capital city may be […]