Breweries

Screams echo in the darkness at Scary Harry’s

October 9, 2017

The sound of screams is music to Amanda Ondo’s ears. Ondo and her husband, Paul, own and operate Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail, an attraction in the western Pennsylvania community of Homer City designed to give […]

Adventures in Taste

A Gettysburg visit includes foodie delights

October 9, 2017

Long before the Confederacy receded from its high-water mark, Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County, Pa., were already known as a “bread basket.” The area’s fields and forests fed a growing local population and provided trade […]

Breweries

Travel Va.’s Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail this fall

October 1, 2017

Since its earliest Colonial days, Virginia’s Newport News has been facing outward toward the Chesapeake Bay and the sea beyond. Initially for trading with England, then later for its shipbuilding industry, Newport News built a […]

Destinations

Libation innovation in St. Mary’s

October 1, 2017

Unless a winery has its own vineyard, a winemaker must worry about a consistent supply of quality grapes. The Port of Leonardtown Winery in Hollywood, Md., solved that problem in an innovative way. Using funds from […]

Destinations

Home to libations: 27 and counting in Frederick County

October 1, 2017

Frederick County, Md., stretches from the Potomac to the Pennsylvania line with rolling Piedmont farmland rising to the first hint of mountains. It’s a geography that favors the agriculture needed to support a robust group […]

Cruise Corner

Food for thought: exploring

October 1, 2017

“You’ll eat well” is something you often hear a veteran cruiser tell someone considering a first cruise. And, whether you’re a veteran cruiser or a newbie, there are ways to eat even better on a […]

Culture

Checking one off the bucket list

September 25, 2017

As you get a bit older, bucket lists seem to take on a bit more urgency. Some items may be unrealistic dreams unless you win the lottery, but others just require the right timing and […]

Adventures in Taste

Maryland’s Ice Cream Trail features 9 delicious stops

September 25, 2017

You may well argue that Maryland is the nation’s premier ice cream state. Undeniably, Maryland is both first and foremost in American ice cream. First, because in 1744, Maryland’s proprietary governor, Thomas Bladen, reportedly served […]