Savor Mexican Cuisine With a Modern Spin at Chi’bal

Classic Mexican cuisine with an upscale twist. That’s how you could describe the fare at Chi’bal in Laurel. Take, for example, the crab fondue—a far cry from your average queso. The base is a mix of Mexican cheeses, creating a gooey foundation for chunks of jumbo lump crab meat. Dig right in with hot, crispy tortilla […]

Grab Tickets Now to Sip & Paint Valentine’s Day at Laurel Park

Head to the Maryland Jockey Club on February 14th  this year for Sip & Paint Valentine’s Day to create a single painting yourself or work with your partner or friends to craft a coordinated work of art! For the cost of a $40 ticket, attendees get all the makings of the perfect Valentine’s Day date. Along with […]

Simple Steps Toward a Tidier Closet

When living in an apartment—or any space where square footage is at a premium—the easiest way to combat clutter is to prevent it in the first place. Case in point: your apartment’s closet. With some strategic thinking and organizational know-how, it’s possible to stay one step ahead of those heaps of laundry and tangled messes […]

Stay Active This Winter at ClimbZone Laurel

Inspired by the popular New Zealand trend, ClimbZone Laurel features an indoor climbing gym and activities for children ages 2 and up. ClimbZone’s climbing walls are a unique, family-friendly opportunity to get active and help your little ones to step outside of their comfort zones. Kids can get out of the house and gain confidence with the […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality in 2020

Anyone can make a New Year’s resolution, but it takes someone with grit and determination to actually make their goals a reality. Some strategy and planning comes in handy, too! Here are a few tips to help you stick with your resolutions for 2020, whether you’ve resolved to pad a savings account, drink more water, […]

Maryland Polar Bear Plunge: Brave the Cold for a Great Cause

The Maryland Polar Bear Plunge needs your help! There is still a ways to go to meet the organization’s $3 million goal for the Special Olympics Maryland. Your registration fee goes directly to bolstering the total contribution, plus it’s a frigidly fun way to start 2020 with a bang. This year’s plunge takes place from January 23 […]

How to Host an Unforgettable New Year’s Eve Party

The fireworks, the drinks, the celebratory ambiance—what’s not to love about New Year’s Eve? If your idea of the perfect Dec. 31 includes all of the above—but not the uncomfortable formalwear and too-crowded bar scene—then consider hosting your own party on New Year’s Eve! Here are a few tips to help you host a party […]

DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Be Excited to Unwrap

Between the shopping and the parties, the hectic holiday season can really start to take its toll on your stamina—and your wallet! This year, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by making your own holiday gifts. Not only will your friends and family enjoy a meaningful gift made just for them, they’ll […]

Partake in Holiday Teas at Montpelier This Season

Laurel’s Montpelier Mansion, a 18th-century Georgian mansion that now serves as a National Historic site, once hosted visitors like George Washington and Abigail Adams. On December 14 and 15th, you can add your own name to the guestbook as part of the annual holiday tea service. The event offers a festive and historic entree to the […]

Expect Seasonal Cheer at the Laurel Holiday Festival, Parade & Armory Illumination

Saturday, December 7, marks the unofficial start of the holiday season in Laurel, thanks to the city’s annual parade, street festival, and armory illumination ceremony. Starting at 3 p.m. at the Municipal Center, a parade featuring community groups and holiday-themed characters will wind down Sandy Spring Road and Montgomery Street, leading to a community festival at […]