Expect Live Music and a Movie Screening During Old Town X-tras

As the temperatures start to settle into a more comfortable range in September, you'll probably want to spend even more time outside. The Old Town X-tras series offers something fun to do outdoors. On Sunday, September 9th it's hosting a live concert and on Friday, September 14th a movie screening, both at the Alice B. […]

Explore the Great Outdoors at the Robinson Nature Center

The Robinson Nature Center exists to educate the community about Mother Earth, so it makes sense that the building itself would be eco-friendly. It boasts a LEED Certified Platinum designation, which simply commends the architects for creating such an environmentally conscious space. It boasts geothermal heating and air conditioning, solar panels for energy, and special […]

A New Eatery Near Emerson at Cherry Lane: Double T Diner

Double T Diner just opened in Laurel this June, but you’ll probably feel like you stepped back in time when you walk across the threshold. Retro vibes emanate from the orange and brown booths, the checkered floors, and the dessert case stacked with freshly baked goodies. The menu is old school, too, including an all-day […]

Opt for an IPA at Jailbreak Brewing Company

The Infinite Amber Ale. Feed the Monkey Orange Hefeweizen. Big Punisher Double IPA. These are a handful of the signature beers that Jailbreak Brewing Company pours all year long, just as it has since officially opening in 2014. But the brewmasters also debut new seasonally inspired beers throughout the year, like the currently pouring Trop […]

Savor Authentic Indian Cuisine at Amber Spice

Amber Spice opened in June with a long list of authentic Indian dishes. The menu showcases a mix of classical cuisine that encompasses both vegetarian and carnivorous dishes, so there's something for everyone. Begin your meal by ordering one of the authentic breads, still warm from the tandoor oven—you have eight types to choose from—and […]

Treat Your Sweet Tooth at Laurel Tavern Donuts

If you've ever dreamed of rolling out of bed to answer a knock at the door and finding fresh doughnuts on the other side, you can stop dreaming. Laurel Tavern Donuts has already made this dream a reality. The local bakery has teamed up with DoorDash to bring its signature treats, breakfast sandwiches, and sliders […]

Celebrate Independence Day at the Laurel 4th of July Bash

It wasn't until the late '70s that a little girl pointed out to the city's then-mayor that Laurel was behind the times—it didn't host its own Independence Day festivities. The mayor agreed that this was a glaring oversight and immediately championed an effort to instate the Laurel 4th of July Celebration, which is now a […]