Destinations

Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases majestic animals

March 27, 2017

In Newport News, Va., the Virginia Living Museum’s permanent outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases 16 of the majestic animals that roamed earth for more 150 million years. You’ll see realistic one-third to full-size dinosaurs from […]

Artists' Studio

Franklin County Pottery

March 27, 2017

If pottery is your cup of tea, one place to sample the wares is in Franklin County, Pa. John Bell, a 19th-century potter, is the most well-known name associated with pottery-making in the area. The […]

Culture

On the Radio: Pour some maple sugar on me

March 25, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of March 26: Head up to Meyersdale in the Laurel Highlands […]

Culture

Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail offers variety

March 14, 2017

Seagulls, solitude, and sunlight on water all lend themselves to a place where artistic expression is alive and well. Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail features 120 artists and businesses spread along the 70-mile coastal peninsula. […]

Culture

Ella Fitzgerald centennial marked

March 12, 2017

Newport News honors native daughter with celebration You’ve heard of Ella Fitzgerald, the “queen of jazz,” but did you know she was born in Newport News, Va.? Fitzgerald, who had an extraordinary 60-year career singing […]