Don’t Skip the Chef’s Specials at Amber Spice

Layers of flatbread stuffed with spiced lamb. Veggies seared in savory yogurt sauce. Mixed lentils, chicken, and pounded wheat stirred into a hearty stew. These are a handful of the chef's specials at Amber Spice, a new local eatery that just debuted in June. The chef's specials highlight the authentic Indian cuisine that fills the […]

Sweet Meets Savory at Laurel Tavern Donuts

The average doughnut shop doesn't earn rave reviews for its burgers, but Laurel Tavern Donuts isn't really your average doughnut shop. This local, independent bakery specializes in both sweet and savory bites. Patrons say their confections and sandwiches are far superior to the grub you'll find at a big-box store, so make Laurel Tavern Donuts […]

Returning July 14 to the Laurel Municipal Pool: Splashdown!

It's not officially summer until you've shown off your new bathing suit at the local pool. Make the poolside area at Splashdown 2018 your runway this summer. The annual event celebrates the warmer weather with a roundup of aquatic activities, hot food, and other fun. If you already have a pass to the pool, enter […]

See the Fireworks at the Laurel 4th of July Celebration

The Laurel 4th of July Celebration began with a simple question asked by a little girl 40 years ago. She inquired of the mayor at the time, Robert DiPietro, why her town didn't have its own Independence Day bash. He thought it was a valid question and created a committee to head up the Laurel […]

Play a Round With Friends at Monster Mini Golf

Most mini golf courses don't have their own radio station, but Monster Mini Golf isn't most golf courses. Its signature W.I.R.D. Radio pumps out a mix of oldies and new hits into the indoor mini-golf course. The tunes set the stage for bouts of friendly competition in this softly glowing, slightly spooky space. Why is […]

The Queen’s Ink Can Meet Any Crafting Needs

The next time you want to handcraft a card for a friend or create a scrapbook to commemorate a vacation, head to The Queen's Ink for supplies. The shop in Savage promises everything you need, from specialty papers and book-binding essentials to rubber stamps and mixed media art supplies. In addition to the eclectic inventory […]

Order Lavish Cupcakes, Gourmet Chocolates or Cake Pops From Basket Treats

Alexis Streets specializes in edible works of art as the owner of Basket Treats. The culinary artist crafts desserts that are almost too pretty to eat—but you'll probably get over that. The tantalizing flavors behind the pretty facades are too enticing to resist for anyone with a sweet tooth. If you have a special event […]

Laurel Main Street Festival: Food, Music and Fun on May 12th

If you're driving through downtown Laurel on Saturday, May 12th, you'll notice that a good chunk of Main Street is closed off to cars. Find a spot to park and go explore what's beyond the barricade— it's the Laurel Main Street Festival. This annual spring celebration brings food, entertainment, and handicrafts to your city every […]