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Maryland Wine Country: A Blend of Scenery and Tastes

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I’ve called home for over 30 years, and in that time I’ve been regularly amazed at the history, natural beauty and destination this great state keeps showing me. Most recently, I wanted to develop my wine palate and knowledge. I also needed some easy, outdoor-focused day trips. [...]

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Dr. Beans: The Forgotten Man in the Star-Spangled Banner Story

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The Medical & Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland (MedChi) was founded in 1799, just years after the birth of our country. Many of MedChi’s early members fought in the American Revolution, and were prepared to fight again in the War of 1812 – and in the Battles of North Point and Baltimore, which took place in September of 1814. [...]

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A Getaway for Golf

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The stereotype of the physician-golfer teeing it up at a posh country club several afternoons every week has certainly died hard. Truth is, many time-starved physicians wish they could make room in their schedules to play and practice [...]

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Asheville, North Carolina

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As someone who is typically drawn to active vacation destinations focused on beach or outdoor sports, Asheville, North Carolina, was not on my radar as a potential vacation spot. However, I’d heard so many great things about it so I followed my inclination to jump at new opportunities for adventure [...]

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Setting Sail Straight Out of Charm City

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Sometimes the process of getting away to a place that is warm, sunny and tropical starts with the “hustle and bustle” of navigating through a busy airport, or two or three, depending on the flight itinerary that will get you to your final destination. Other times, getting to that sweet spot in the sand [...]

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Sites to See and Explore Across Brandywine Valley

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Nestled within the rolling hills of Chester County, Pa., Brandywine Valley has made its mark on the map with its unique combination of art, history, heritage and some of the most impressive displays of horticulture to be found in the United States. Located just an hour west of Philadelphia, “the Brandywine” is easy to get to [...]

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Rock Hall: Capturing the Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay

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As the weather begins to cool and the fall foliage begins to paint communities across Maryland in shades of orange, red and brown, the town of Rock Hall braces with excitement for its biggest event of the year. Thousands of tourists flock to the small waterfront community in Kent County to take part in “FallFest,”
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A Little Piece of Paradise Along Smith Mountain Lake

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They say Virginia is for Lovers. And nestled in the central part of the state, with a skyline adorned by the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, is a place that can easily be fallen in love with – Smith Mountain Lake. [...]

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The Game of Golf: Learn It, Love It

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Some call it a favorite pastime. Others call it a hobby, a passion or perhaps just a good reason to break away from the “every-day grind” to get outside and enjoy the sunshine along with some good company. It’s one of the few activities that can be relaxing, peaceful, challenging and rewarding all at the same time; it’s the game of golf. [...]

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St. Michaels Maryland “The Town That Fooled the British”

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By: Jacquie Roth The historic town of St Michaels dates back to the mid-1600s, when it served as a trading post for area tobacco farmers and trappers. Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, St. Michaels is about halfway between the Susquehanna River and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. A tiny, well-preserved port, it’s become a […]

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