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 […]

When the storm passes #wheelbewaiting

By Lani Gering As much as I have been trying to keep a “the glass is half full” attitude while this pandemic carries on, it is getting harder and harder to do. I keep telling myself that I live in a “resort” and that the “resort” is basically closed down! Without the Gaylord being operational […]

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words…

National Harbor By Lani Gering A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words… The main photo accompanying this column pretty much says it all. It expresses many of our sentiments. While I am hoping that by the time you are reading this, things will have started heading back in the direction of some sort of normalcy […]

Springtime Is Around the Corner….

National Harbor By Lani Gering Springtime Is Around the Corner…. Springtime is just around the corner and you know what this means. Tourists – as well as we locals – will be clamouring and crowding into the area to witness the annual blooming of the cherry blossoms. The verdict is out on when the blooms […]

Experience the MGM Grand for Under a $100!

By Lani Gering Experience the MGM Grand for Under a $100! Well, it may be apparent that I was grasping at straws for some subject matter for this column this month. After having received nothing from the marketing and PR gurus for the Harbor regarding February happenings, I decided on taking a solo trip to […]


By Lani Gering Olli…Olli…Olli I finally took a ride on Olli – the Harbor’s self-driving, electric vehicle. Brought to life a few years ago by Local Motors, this little vehicle is finally coming to life here at National Harbor. It has been being tested in other urban areas as well and is still a work […]

World Cup Soccer in National Harbor?

World Cup Soccer In National Harbor? Well, sort of….the Harbor will host property-wide events celebrating the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. This issue went to press several days before a media preview is being held but I have some good basic information I received from the Harbor Public Relations gurus. Don’t know what I would […]

Happy, Happy Spring…..Finally!

By Lani Gering Happy, Happy Spring…..Finally! One knows that spring is on the scene here in the Harbor when March Madness basketball is FINALLY off of the big screen on the Plaza and the landscaping starts perking up with actual blooming flowers and green grass. This year the Harbor welcomes something pretty special – the […]

What Am I Going to Do??

By Lani Gering What Am I Going To Do? As I write this column it is once again RAINING and is forecast to keep it up for another 36 hours. I cannot express how depressing the weather has been for me for the last two months and the fact that it rained primarily on the […]

Holidays in the Harbor – 2018

By Lani Gering Holidays in the Harbor – 2018 I am officially in the holiday spirit now! The tree lighting here in the Harbor took place a little bit early for my taste but I have to admit that it did give me a nudge toward getting psyched up for the season. I will admit […]