Civil War

Frederick, Md. rolls out the welcome mat

June 24, 2015

Less than 50 miles from Washington and Baltimore is the town of Frederick. Recently, on a lovely weekend day, I made the drive and was parked on Market Street in less than an hour. Drop […]


On the Radio: Odds are you’ll enjoy this festival

June 23, 2015

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. This week: Explore the weird, wild and wonderful at OddFest 2015 June […]


Enter to Win: A family vacation for four

June 22, 2015

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. This month, Recreation News is giving away the chance for a family of four to visit Ocean City, Md. Enter to win overnight accommodations and breakfast […]


Free in D.C.: Outdoor summer concerts

June 11, 2015

Military bands and outdoor summer concerts seem to go together. The Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps bands have concerts most nights of the week at 8:00pm on the west steps of the U.S. […]