Skip the Beach and Hit the Harbor

By Debbie Evans Skip the Beach and Hit the Harbor Take a Ride on The Capital Wheel, the Carousel, Water Taxi or Floatboat 360 at National Harbor!   National Harbor is the perfect destination for a safe Spring Break. Fun seekers can skip the beach and enjoy a safe Spring Break at National Harbor with […]

Cherry Blossoms, Day Trips & Marriage Proposals

National Harbor By Lani Gering Cherry Blossoms, Day Trips & Marriage Proposals Springtime is just around the corner and you know what this means? Cherry Blossom Time! With tourism being at a virtual standstill due to the pandemic, not nearly as many warm bodies will be clamoring and crowding into the area to witness the […]

Let’s Celebrate the Year of the Ox at the MGM

By Lani Gering   Year of the Ox 2021 is a year of the Ox, starting from February 12th, 2021 (Chinese lunar New Year Day) and lasting until January 31st, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox year. The recent zodiac years of the Ox sign are: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021. An Ox year occurs every 12 years. […]

Bring On 2021

By Lani Gering Bring On 2021 Happy New Year Everyone! Unfortunately 2020 isn’t behind us as I write this but I have high hopes that 2021 emerges with lots of positive things, including restrictions on indoor dining being lifted in PG County. As I write this, indoor dining has been banned and capacity in the […]

Heading Into the Holidays with the Rona

By Lani Gering Heading Into the Holidays with the Rona I have been trying to pull a silver lining out of the consequences of the pandemic almost every day but I keep coming up with a Newton’s Law scenario – For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I am pretty sure I […]

Fun On the Flight Deck

By Lani Gering Fun On the Flight Deck I have loved the Flight Deck – officially known as The Flight Deck at the Capital Wheel – since the first day it opened. It was a long time coming but worth the wait if you are into a primo place to sip a beverage, people watch […]

Afternoon Delight

By Lani Gering Afternoon Delight Things seem to be looking up a bit in National Harbor. Now that I don’t live there anymore, I look at it from a different perspective I guess. My afternoon trip (all four and a half miles of it) over the Woody Bridge from Old Town Alexandria to the Harbor […]

You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello….

National Harbor By Lani Gering You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello…. It was with a very heavy heart that I had to move out of the condo in One National Harbor where I had resided for over 10 years. I loved that little place. The economics just weren’t there anymore with the loss of […]

Good News….Bad News

By Lani Gering Good News….Bad News I have had a plethora of people ask me what the status is of both the MGM Grand and the Gaylord National since the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 hullabaloo are being relaxed. I had great expectations that included both resorts being up and running in some sense and […]

We’re Baaacckk…..

By Lani Gering We’re Baaacckk….. …..or at least we are getting prepared to be back in business on some level this month. I am getting so tired of seemingly focusing on the sad and depressing part of our day-to-day these last two and a half months, I decided to let you all in on what […]