Explore South Indian Cuisine at Godavari in Laurel

Don’t be fooled by the modest storefront of Godavari Laurel, or by the fact that it’s technically part of a larger change. Customers say that behind the nondescript exterior, this eatery feels like a local business through and through, thanks to the warm service and the quality South Indian cuisine. It just opened in August, […]

Aldi Brings Low-Priced Groceries to Laurel

Aldi, a market based out of Europe, has long been a go-to grocery store for the thrifty shopper. But in recent years, the company has been making some big changes to appeal to a larger client base. This includes revamping existing stores to make them prettier and more functional, and debuting new locations with the […]

Meander Through the Straw Maze at Larriland Farm

The end of May is when the pick-your-own season kicks off at Larriland Farm. It's strawberry season, and folks come from all around the area to pluck their own berries straight from the field and take them home. Strawberry season may be over now, but apple season is just beginning. Head to Larriland Farm this […]

Returning Sept. 30 Near Emerson at Cherry Lane: Riverfest

As autumn rolls into Laurel, Riverfest serves as one final hurrah for the city. On Sunday, September 30th, Riverfest will return again with its lineup of fresh-air activities. From the car show to the roundup of food trucks, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Riverfest, regardless of your interests. Are you into live music? […]

Relax and Rejuvenate at The Pearl Spa

Step into the Blue Grotto at The Pearl Spa for a truly unique and totally calming experience. The Blue Grotto is a communal steam room, which you can reserve for a group for friends or you and your significant other. Its sound system softly pumps in your customized playlist in sync with a fiber-optic light […]

Active Fun Awaits at ClimbZone in Laurel

ClimbZone isn't your average rock-climbing facility. Each of its colorful climbing walls features a theme, which makes reaching the top even more exciting. The young and young-at-heart will both appreciate the unique opportunities for active fun that await at ClimbZone. After a quick training and safety session, you'll be ready to start climbing. Scale a […]

Your Pup Can Show Off His Stuff During the Laurel Annual Dog Show

Former Laurel City Councilwoman Gayle Snyder isn’t just a politician, she’s also a pet lover. So when she broached the idea of a local dog show in 2009, she wanted to make sure that it would welcome “normal pets.” Now almost a decade later, the annual dog show has become a Laurel tradition. It continues […]

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 […]