Editor's Note

Consider giving the gift of time and travel

December 10, 2017

As we’ve so frequently noted in Recreation News, time is growing ever more precious. In his Publisher’s Note this month, Karl Teel talks about our “overscheduled” lives, and no time of year can seem more […]

Adventures in Taste

‘Tis the seasoning: Savor the tastes of the holidays

December 10, 2017

Winter holiday cuisine has evolved its own distinct palette of spices and seasonings. “Cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg — that evokes the holidays,” said Meg Whitlock, vice president of sales for Baltimore-based Vanns Spices. “And all […]

Destinations

West Virginia winters offer more than just downhill skiing

December 10, 2017

West Virginia is renowned for fantastic skiing at four mountain resorts: Canaan Valley, Timberline, Winterplace, and Snowshoe. These resorts boast an annual snowfall of up to 180 inches a year, and consistent cold temperatures allow […]

Adventures in Taste

Garrett County, Maryland, promotes craft-made cuisine

December 8, 2017

Maryland’s Garrett County has embraced the motto “Buy fresh; live well; buy local.” On a culinary tour through Maryland’s westernmost county, gastronomes can visit and enjoy nearly 100 specialty producers, farms, growers, and restaurants featuring […]

Destinations

Virginia slopes poised for winter

December 1, 2017

The calendar may not say winter quite yet, but Virginia ski resorts are poised to deliver the white stuff with or without nature’s help. They’ve also created great packages with discounted rates to lure folks […]