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Field & Main Backyard Cabanas: Doable Distance Dining

September 1 marks a big milestone. The celebrated Field & Main restaurant in quaint nearby Marshall, Virginia turns four years old. Owners Neil and Star Wavra have brought forth their considerable combined experience and have continued to hone every aspect of their creation of a rustic-chic casual fine-dining establishment nestled in a newly renovated authentic […]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As we spend more time at home and in our yards, we have learned that the simple pleasures of nature. The slowly changing seasons have provided many of us with strength and joy. Watching the new buds on the trees, the emergence of daffodils and then peonies, visits from butterflies and then dragon flies, have […]

Weekend Getaway in Charm City

Spend a weekend in the charming city to our north, Baltimore, Maryland. Winter is the perfect season to discover the city’s cultural treasures, sample local Chesapeake Bay seafood, and learn how the city played a pivotal role in Early American history. And getting to and around Baltimore is easy. Take Amtrak to Baltimore’s Penn Station, […]

As soon as you turn down Vaucluse Road from Route 11 near Stephens City, you know you are close. Cross over the train tracks. Feel the gravel beneath the tires. Vaucluse Spring Lane will lead you over Meadow Brook, which is fed by a huge limestone spring—the Vaucluse of Virginia Spring. Meander along 44 bucolic […]