Editor's Note

April is like going home again

April 4, 2017

For me, the April issue of Recreation News is a bit like going home again as we produce our annual Virginia pull-out section and the first of our two North Carolina sections for the year. […]

Editor's Note

What’s luck got to do with it?

March 6, 2017

We’ve all experienced those serendipitous moments in life when we stumbled onto the solution to a problem or “the stars aligned” to create just the right moment for something special to happen. Ask any really […]

Editor's Note

A first in the First State

November 4, 2016

For a small state, Delaware has an amazing number and variety of museums. From the du Pont family mansions like Hagley, Winterthur, and Nemours in the north to the Discoversea Shipwreck Museum near the southern […]

Editor's Note

Notes on some adult pursuits

October 1, 2016

When we first started our October look at the adult beverage scene several years ago, it was all about wine and the wineries that were beginning to spring up from the mountains to the Piedmont […]

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Editor's Note

Tourism matters a lot

September 26, 2016

During 2015, direct spending in the United States by resident and international travelers averaged $2.6 billion a day, $108.1 million an hour, $1.8 million a minute, and $30,033 a second, according to the U.S. Travel […]

Editor's Note

What’s inside Box number 12?

July 6, 2016

Anyone who has moved after a long time in one house knows how much “stuff” we humans can accumulate. The process of moving can be cleansing, I suppose, as we shed the things that we […]

Editor's Note

Dads and driving vacations

June 4, 2016

It was an iconic American scene: dad in the driver’s seat with the family in the car, all headed out on a driving vacation. If you’re of a certain age, you undoubtedly have a similar […]