Kick Off the Weekend at Taqueria Habanero

If you can’t choose just one item on the menu at College Park’s new Taqueria Habanero, the Molcajete platter combines several of them. The chef starts by searing nopales (cactus), chicken, shrimp, steak, and chorizo will bell peppers, and then smothers the smorgasbord with queso fresco and smoked green sauce. The spicy combination arrives still sizzling […]

Enjoy a Taste of New Orleans at Red Crab House

Short of hopping a plane, Red Crab House is about as close as you can get to New Orleans. The Cajun eatery opened in January with a seafood-heavy menu, a colorful and whimsical dining room, and a bar serving craft beer and fine wines. If you’ve never devoured an authentic Cajun seafood boil, you should definitely […]

Enjoy a Laid-Back Valentine’s Day at Mid-Atlantic Seafood

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, you can take one of two routes. Get all gussied up and head to a swanky restaurant, or opt for a more laid-back evening out with great food and great conversation. If you’re looking for a date night option in the latter category, consider spending Valentine’s Day with your […]

Explore Maryland’s Past at Dinosaur Park

Dinosaur Park’s roots stretch back to the Cretaceous Period, approximately 110 million years ago. That’s when dinosaurs roamed the land known as Prince George’s County today. The massive creatures may be long gone now, but they left a permanent footprint on the local landscape, and Dinosaur Park displays it. The park boasts a rare deposit […]

Tee Off at Gunpowder Golf

Gunpowder Golf Course holds the title of the oldest golf course in Prince George’s County, dating back to 1956. So, for more than 60 years, golfers have been playing their way through its 18 holes and 6,000-plus yards. The par-70 course poses a challenge for seasoned players, but it also welcomes less experienced golfers. Athletes of […]

Tip Back an IPA at Jailbreak Brewing Company

When Jailbreak Brewing Company opened in 2013, it was under the direction of a founding group of people who were something of a hodgepodge. They all came from different professions and backgrounds, but they shared one common thread: they all loved craft beer. Now six years later, they continue to create new and innovative beers […]

Sip Organic Java at Mankira Coffee

Mankira Coffee’s team is picky when it comes to the beans they brew. They enlist organic Ethiopian coffee of the highest quality to craft their signature java and espresso drinks. Whether you savor a cup of freshly brewed drip coffee or a more complicated creation, like the Ethiopian macchiato, you’ll notice a difference in the […]

Live Improv Takes the Stage at the Laurel Mill Playhouse

The building that houses the Laurel Mill Playhouse may be a century old, but you wouldn’t know it. The playhouse has recently been renovated to bring it into the current era, so it has all the modern amenities actors and audiences want with a bit of the historic charm. The playhouse hosts community theater year-round, […]

Catch a Holiday Show at the Olney Theatre Center

There are some holiday tales so creative and heartwarming that you want to enjoy them year-round. A Christmas Carol and Elf are two of them. The stories may originate in vastly different eras, but they both have the power to incite those warm and fuzzy holiday feelings. And they’re both holiday plays at Olney Theatre Center […]