Biking

Ride to the star and back in Roanoke

July 17, 2017

Let the Roanoke Star be your reward for a 6-mile mountain bike ride that includes a thousand feet of climbing. Start in the Virginia city’s historic Grandin Village and head toward Mill Mountain Park, which […]

Destinations

Enjoy a unique sip and stay at a Kent County farm winery

July 4, 2017

Like animals, especially cows, chickens, miniature ponies, cats, and dogs? Love wines, including sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, and barbera? Escape to Crow Farm and Winery, a Kent County, Md., bed-and-breakfast that sits in the middle of […]

Culture

Big Fun in Bloomsburg, Pa.

July 1, 2017

When you leisurely walk around the historic neighborhoods of Bloomsburg, Pa., map in hand, spying the beauties that stand like works of art beneath the shady old growth trees, you to want to live there. […]

Column

Study: you are what you drink

June 23, 2017

Does what drink you order in a bar or club say much about who you are? According to research conducted at the University of Pittsburgh a number of years ago, it does. Although the study […]

Destinations

Farm fresh at 4 Martinsburg area markets

June 4, 2017

Hunting and gathering might have been a necessity for our ancestors, but today, tracking down farm-fresh foods has never been more fun. And Berkeley County, W.Va., about 90 minutes from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., is […]