Don’t Miss the Toni Morrison Book Club at the Montpelier Arts Center on Feb. 28

Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise are just a few of the literary groundbreakers that catapulted author Toni Morrison to fame. The novelist snagged the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize thanks to her written works, which uncover issues surrounding race and the American identity. Come to the Toni Morrison Book Club at the Montpelier Arts Center if […]

Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House Brings Ireland to the U.S.

The 62-acre plot of land at 5001 Washington Boulevard in Arbutus has been in the business of making craft booze for more than 80 years. After Prohibition was repealed, the Maryland Distilling Company moved into the building in 1933. It served as Maryland's first distillery in this new era. The building has been vacant since […]

Spend Your Valentine’s Day Solving a Mystery at Historic Oakland

A jewel heist. Fabulous cocktail attire. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvre. This is the recipe for a fun and exciting date night at the Valentine’s Day Mystery at Historic Oakland. It might be a bit different than your classic dinner-movie combo, but for the active and adventurous twosome, that's probably a plus. Arrive in your finest […]

Plan a Fun Valentine’s Day Date Night at AMF Laurel Lanes

If a candlelit restaurant isn't really your style for Valentine's Day, plan a different kind of date night at AMF Laurel Lanes. Couples who don't like to sit still can enjoy each other's company and some active fun at the 32-lane bowling alley. Since you can order a full meal, beer and wine, and smaller […]

Chi’bal: Gourmet Mexican Cuisine and Top-Shelf Tequila

You could make an entire meal out of the appetizers at Chi'bal, especially if you match the small bites with a margarita or a pour of tequila from the bar. Order a few starters to try, like the chorizo with crema and tomatillo salsa, the crab fondue featuring Mexican cheeses and jumbo lump crab meat, […]

Take a Winter Hike at Patuxent Research Refuge

As snowflakes softly drift to the forest floor, a hush falls over the Patuxent Research Refuge. In these winter months, the refuge lives up to its name not only for the critters who make their homes here, but also for the humans who come to the park to escape the pace of daily life. If […]

Celebrate the New Year Early at Howard County’s Midnight At 7

If you have plans to be at a party later in the night on New Year's Eve, Midnight at 7 is the perfect way to enjoy all the glitz of the Howard County celebration without rearranging your schedule. Each year, Howard County kicks off the evening of celebrations with a flashy fireworks display at 7 […]

Toast a Special Occasion at Red Sky Steak & Fish House

For diners who have experienced the extensive menu at Red Sky Steak & Fish House, this unique restaurant needs no overview. Newbies, however, might be a bit overwhelmed by all the choices on the large dinner menu. It is always good to have options, especially when visiting with a large group that the restaurant often […]

Celebrate Christmas at George Washington’s Mount Vernon This December

It's no wonder why George Washington holds a special place in the hearts of patriotic Americans. Without this Founding Father, the country might not exist. He played an integral role in securing the country's independence, served as its first-ever president, and spent much of his time at Mount Vernon in Virginia. What better time than […]