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Weekender: 9/25-9/26 and 10/2-10/3

Taylor Schafer, Lifestyles Section Editor

September 23, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

Every other week, “The Patriot” will bring you the top weekend events happening around the Mid-Atlantic region. September 24-26 Ocean City: The 36th annual Sunfest will be held this weekend in the Inlet Lot and on th...

Weekender: Dewey Beach, DE

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

May 28, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

Dewey Beach, Delaware, often stands in the shadows of other popular beaches like Ocean City, Bethany, and Rehoboth.  Smaller and quieter than the other beaches, Dewey Beach still comes to life during a weekend trip. Just ...

Weekender: National Harbor, MD

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

April 18, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

Although finding a good weekend spot is difficult to accomplish in relation to the weather this time of year, the search is over.  National Harbor is a rather new development that offers great shopping, dining, entertainment, and ...

Weekender: Colonial Williamsburg, VA

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

February 26, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

In most historic towns across America, preserved buildings and artifacts help teach citizens about the past. But in Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial America can be experienced first-hand. Located about 50 miles southeast of Richmond, Colonial Williamsburg covers over 300 acres of ...

Weekender: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, PA

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

February 8, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

One of the biggest getaway weekends of the season is coming up.  And there is no better way to spend this President’s Day and Valentine’s Day weekend than at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Located about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, this resort is ranked among the best ...

Weekender: Philadelphia, PA

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

January 30, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

While traveling north in the winter only sounds appealing if you’re going on a ski trip to Jay Peak or Gore Mountain, the city of brotherly love has some great offers. Just a short ride up I-95, Philadelphia gives the feel of ...

Weekender: Jay Peak, Vt

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

January 14, 2010

Filed under Columns, Community

Vermont may seem too far, but for a long weekend trip and some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the country, the long trip will be worth it. Located in northern Vermont along the Green Mountain range, Jay Peak Reso...

Weekender: Gore Mountain, NY

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

December 16, 2009

Filed under Columns, Community

Double black diamonds and mogul-filled slopes can be the music to your ears or the fear in your eyes if you’re a skier or snowboarder.  Whether your level is beginner or expert, Gore Mountain in North Creek, New York, has what...

Weekender: Ocean City

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

December 13, 2009

Filed under Columns, Community, Uncategorized

When most of us think of Ocean City, Maryland, we picture sun, sand, and summer. But during the winter season, this nearby beach town doesn’t lose its charm. Well-known restaurants like Harpoon Hannah’s, BJ’s on the W...

Weekender: Baltimore City

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

November 30, 2009

Filed under Columns, Community

With the winter season quickly approaching, the list of weekend getaway destination choices falls to a shorter selection.  However, Baltimore City offers a wide variety of dining and entertainment options suitable for a daytrip. Explore...

Weekender: Western Maryland

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

November 19, 2009

Filed under Columns, Community

For those looking for a weekend getaway where adventure and relaxation come standard, Maryland’s western counties of Washington, Garrett, and Allegany top the list. Pick from activities like kayaking and whitewater rafting...

St. Michaels, Maryland

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

November 6, 2009

Filed under Columns, Community

The stress of the work week makes us all feel like we need to get away, but the relaxation and fun we want is just across the bay. Though many cities and towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are beautiful, St. Michaels stands...

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