Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert Yeah Man!!! As I write this, the sun is shining and it is warm – in fact it is almost 90 degrees outside. It is about time. This weekend I will finally be able to go sailing for the first time this season. Speaking of sailing…well at least water….be sure check out […]

National Harbor June Events

National Harbor June Events By Lani Gering   Saturdays & Sundays Through October   Farmers Market American Way 10am – 5 pm Miller Farms Farmer’s Market returns to National Harbor with their wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, beautiful flowers and plants, and much more.   Tuesdays thru September   Turbo Kick/Cardio […]

Rick Myllenbeck – Owner, Wine Boss & Mystery Man

By Bob Tagert   Rick Myllenbeck – Owner, Wine Boss & Mystery Man   Rick Myllenbeck, owner of Sonoma Cellars in Old Town is truly a guy on the move. An adventure seeker with a flair for technology, Myllenbeck has found a way to combine the two throughout his life. Growing up in Silicon Valley […]

It’s His Day! Stellar Dining Options to Celebrate Dad!

Restaurants for June 2016 For this months restaurant we thought that we would highlight our favorites and give you a little insight as to what they are. Here in so particular are the best!   Ramparts Tavern & Grill A tradition in Alexandria for over 30 years Ramparts has been a local place serving quality […]

Experience Deep Creek Lake!

Experience Deep Creek Lake! Garrett County, Maryland By Bob Tagert Over Christmas of last year our road trip took us to the New River Gorge in Fayetteville, WV. Looking forward to a snowy get-a-way in the high country, we were greeted with temperatures ranging from a low of 72 degrees to 78 degrees during the […]

Welcome Summertime!

By Lani Gering Welcome Summertime!!   There is always something cool going on here at National Harbor. No one could ever say that this is a boring place to live or visit! Some time in early May the sculptures that are pictured here popped up randomly on the corners at the intersection of American Way […]

Calvert Marine Museum

This month we are supporting our friends at the Calvert Marine Museum with some extra editorial coverage. We have always felt that they play a very important part in the history and preservation of the heritage of the Bay and the waters of Calvert County. Put the Calvert Marine Museum at the top of your […]

June is Wine Festival Month Across Virginia

By Frank Britt JUNE IS WINE FESTIVAL MONTH ACROSS VIRGINIA Festivals are favorite outings for Virginians, particularly wine festivals. They provide opportunities to learn about Virginia’s wonderful wines and to visit some of the state’s most interesting sites. There are wine festivals in every region of Virginia this month, and we are pleased to feature […]

Behind the Bar: Joe aka Yousif Khalil

Joe aka Yousif Khalil Bar Deco 717 6th Street NW Washington DC 202-774-5867 Bardecodc.com       How did you get started in the bartending business? Many, many years ago I was working in the family business and slinging subs at the Ol Philly cheesesteak factory in G-town on the side. All the bartenders from […]

On the Road

Amy Wolfe, of Old Town, traveled to London “on holiday” with husband Ken to hear Big Ben chime before he’s silenced for restoration.