Sip and Mingle During Wine Down Wednesday at the Russett Community Center

After a long day at work, there’s nothing like a glass of wine and some time with friends to help you unwind. That’s exactly why Wine Down Wednesday exists. The Russett Community Center will put on this special event on Wednesday, June 19th to help work-wearied neighbors recharge and get ready for the rest of their […]

Enjoy Fusion Fare at Mina’s Grill & Kabab in Silver Spring

Sit down at Mina’s Grill & Kabab and nibble on a veggie samosa or a crispy egg roll as you pore over the menu. It contains a mix of Middle Eastern and Chinese dishes, with lots of plant-based options for anyone who doesn’t eat meat or who wants to cut back. Paired with a warm piece […]

What’s Your Favorite Sandwich at Pepperjacks Subs?

When you need a quick and filling breakfast, stop in at Pepperjacks Subs and grab a bagel sammy. The Southwest bacon egg and cheese sandwich features crispy strips of bacon, a fried egg, and pepper jack cheese tucked inside a plain bagel. You can also fuel up with the Pesto Sunrise, a breakfast sandwich with grilled […]

Try the Surf-and-Turf Burger at Jody’s Good Mood Cafe

When you can’t choose between surf or turf, Jody’s Good Mood Cafe offers the perfect compromise. Its surf-and-turf burger takes a juicy beef patty and adds sauteed jumbo lump crab meat on top, along with a gooey blend of cheeses. The combination proves a winning one at this popular local eatery, where sandwiches and seafood share […]

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 Main Street Festival in Laurel

The Main Street Festival is a long-standing tradition in Laurel, now returning for its 39th year. On Saturday, May 11th, the fest will launch as it always does, with a huge parade down Main Street at 9 a.m. Make sure you get there bright and early so you can nab a good viewing spot along the […]

Lakefest Returns to Laurel on May 4

Lakefest signals the official start of boating season in Laurel each year. On Saturday, May 4th, the tradition continues with this year’s outdoor celebration at the Granville Gude Park & Lakehouse on Mulberry Street. The day promises plenty of fresh-air entertainment, from live music to fun games. Round up a few outdoorsy friends and head […]

Kids’ Fest Returns to Meadowbrook Park Tomorrow

This Saturday, Meadowbrook Park will transform into buzzing festival grounds for the 2019 Kid’s Fest. The fun runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and it’s not just about entertaining little ones. In addition to the games, sports, and arts and crafts geared toward kids, the festival also boasts local grub that grown-ups will enjoy. Mardi […]

April 27 at Montpelier: The Festival of Herbs, Teas & the Arts

If you’ve ever wanted to peek inside of James Madison’s former home Montpelier, there’s perhaps no better time than during the Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas & the Arts. On Saturday, April 27th, the festival takes over the sprawling estate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and it’s free to attend. The fest presents a […]

Enjoy a Taste of Spain at Riviera Tapas Bar

The beauty of tapas-style dining is that you get to savor the flavors of a wide variety of dishes. That’s why tapas bars are a popular place to congregate in Spain, an experience that recently opened Riviera Tapas Bar seeks to recreate in Riverdale. Its menu is designed for sharing, so make sure to bring a […]

Find Your Spring Wardrobe at The Mall in Columbia

You might not expect to find a fitness class at a mall, but the The Mall in Columbia isn’t your average shopping center. It plays host to more than 200 vendors—including Lululemon, near which the free monthly barre class unfolds. At the same time, a yoga class is going on in front of the entrance to […]