Stop and Smell the Flowers During The Lavender Festival on June 22

Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm will celebrate one of its most fragrant and soothing flowers at The Lavender Festival on Saturday, June 22nd. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the public is invited to meander the gardens and soak up the sweet scent of lavender, or head into the store and shop for lavender plants […]

Treat Yourself to High Tea at Chado Tea Room

You don’t have to cross the pond to enjoy a traditional high tea. At Chado Tea Room, afternoon high tea is a daily occurrence. High tea includes an array of freshly steeped loose-leaf teas to enjoy, as well as a variety of finger sandwiches. Nibble on smoked chicken cranberry and English cucumber sandwiches, along with homestyle […]

Must-Know Tips for Styling an Apartment Patio or Balcony

Outdoor space is a hot commodity among renters, so when you’re lucky enough to snag some, you shouldn’t let it go to waste. No matter how small or spacious your balcony is, you can still put it to good use if you’re willing to get creative. Follow these tips to maximize your outdoor space. Pick […]

Must-Know Tips for Styling an Apartment Patio or Balcony

Outdoor space is a hot commodity among renters, so when you’re lucky enough to snag some, you shouldn’t let it go to waste. No matter how small or spacious your balcony is, you can still put it to good use if you’re willing to get creative. Follow these tips to maximize your outdoor space. Pick […]

Order the Peelers at Mike’s Crab House North

Mike’s Crab House North has been around since 1958, dishing out fresh seafood in a casual and welcoming setting. True to its name, the focus here is on the crabs. In fact, you’ll need to pick up a certain lingo in order to really prepare for your meal here, from “peelers” to “pink sign.” If […]

Get Your Coffee Fix From the Drive-Through at Java Divas

It would be easy to drive right by Java Divas and not even notice it was there—but you’d be missing out. The cafe isn’t really a cafe at all, but rather a small structure with a drive-up window. Don’t let its modest facade fool you, though. Java Divas has a lot to offer when it comes […]

Head to the Rose Bowl Flea Market This Weekend

Rose Bowl Stadium may be known for the championship college football game it hosts once a year, but locals know it’s more than just a sports venue. The Rose Bowl Flea Market unfolds at its namesake stadium every second Sunday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., attracting more than 2,500 eclectic vendors. The […]

Don’t Skip the Fried Pickles at The Rumor Meal in Pasadena

The Rumor Meal’s name is a tongue-in-cheek nod to the nature of a small town, where the rumor mill frequently kicks into overdrive. Its owners seek to create a small-town feel within the walls of their casual restaurant. Stop in for a bottle of craft beer and a few bites, or grab some of the […]

It’s Okay to Eat With Your Hands at Rock&toss Crab House

When it comes to Cajun food, the team at Rock&toss Crab House doesn’t want customers to be afraid to get their hands dirty—in fact, they insist that you do. That’s a good thing because their seafood boils come freshly steamed in large plastic bags, which your server deposits directly onto your table. All you can […]

Shop Seasonal, Local Goods at the Severna Park Farmers’ Market

If you’re a big proponent of shopping locally, it doesn’t get much more local than the products at Severna Park Farmers’ Market. Farmers, food artisans, and other purveyors from around the region gather at the MTA Park and Ride Lot at Ritchie Highway and Jones Station Road every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon. The […]