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Brew and beach time warm the soul in Delaware’s Dogfishland
In Lewes, the craft brewery Dogfish Head reimagines an old motel as the Dogfish Inn, a homey respite.
 
Who knew nirvana was tucked away in Virginia’s back roads?
(The Washington Post, November 26, 2014; 7:20 PM)
 
A history spree in Ellicott City, Md.
(The Washington Post, October 16, 2014; 6:30 PM)
 
On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, walking among the spirits
(The Washington Post, October 2, 2014; 7:13 PM)
 
In Virginia’s vine country, Catoctin Creek Distilling has an eye for small-batch rye
(The Washington Post, September 11, 2014; 7:16 PM)
 
In New York, it’s all about ‘Madeline’
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2014; 7:28 PM)
 
Details: New York
(The Washington Post, August 14, 2014; 7:25 PM)
 
Along the Virginia Mountain Biking Trail, the adrenaline soars
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 7:16 PM)
 
Details: Virginia Mountain Biking Trail
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 7:12 PM)
 
On New York’s Governors Island, the living is mellow and the water is every shade of blue
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 7:11 PM)
 
Details: Governors Island, New York
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 6:38 PM)
 
In Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood, street art is helping the community revive
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 6:44 PM)
 
If you go: Bushwick
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2014; 6:31 PM)
 
If you go: Pittsburgh
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 5:56 PM)
 
In Pittsburgh, a visiting sports fan can’t fail to hit a home run
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2014; 6:01 PM)
 
If you go: Warrenton, Va.
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2014; 6:56 PM)
 
In Warrenton, Va., the Mosby Museum illuminates the Gray Ghost
(The Washington Post, June 7, 2014; 6:56 PM)
 
In St. Michaels, Md., a new spirits distillery that’s pretty rum
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2014; 7:20 PM)
 
If you go: St. Michaels, Md.
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2014; 7:20 PM)
 
At a Pittsburgh dog park, pumping up her scaredy-cat pup
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 7:45 PM)
 
If you go: Misty Pines Dog Park
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 7:45 PM)
 
Reading, Pa., looks to the future with a renewed sense of pride
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 7:58 PM)
 
If you go: Reading, Pa.
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2014; 7:58 PM)
 
‘Costumes of Downton Abbey’ dresses the part at Winterthur
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2014; 7:34 PM)
 
Details, “Costumes of Downton Abbey”
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2014; 7:34 PM)
 
The culinary stars boost Philadelphia’s dining scene into the stratosphere
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2014; 9:05 PM)
 
If you go: Philadelphia restaurants
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2014; 9:05 PM)
 
In New York, the Bowery goes from down and out to upmarket and in
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2014; 8:05 PM)
 
If you go: The Bowery, New York
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2014; 8:05 PM)
 
Grass skiing: Bryce Resort in Shenandoah Valley gives a tase of winter in summer
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2013; 7:45 PM)
 
If you go: Bryce Resort, Va.
(The Washington Post, August 1, 2013; 7:47 PM)
 
Escapes: Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway, boulevard of culture
(The Washington Post, May 25, 2012; 12:35 PM)
 
Escapes: Philadelphia in midweek is such a deal
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2012; 1:40 PM)
 
Escapes: Philly’s new wave of out-of-town chefs
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2013; 7:26 PM)
 
If you go: Philadelphia restaurants
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2013; 7:26 PM)
 
Walloped by a rocket launch on Virginia’s Wallops Island
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2014; 6:22 PM)
 
Details: NASA Wallops, Va.
(The Washington Post, January 23, 2014; 6:22 PM)
 
Norfolk’s Hermitage Museum, home to an impressive art collection
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2014; 5:58 PM)
 
Details: Norfolk, Va.
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2014; 5:58 PM)
 
New York puts on its finest for the holiday season
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2013; 7:05 PM)
 
Escapes: Oyster-bar hopping in New York City
(The Washington Post, February 16, 2012; 12:18 PM)
 
Escapes: New York’s vegetarian restaurant scene
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2012; 12:49 PM)
 
Escapes: Times Square walking tours
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2012; 4:28 PM)
 
Details: Stay, eat and play in Times Square
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2012; 4:17 PM)
 
Meet me at Grand Central for the 100th
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2013; 6:57 PM)
 
Details: Grand Central Terminal centennial
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2013; 6:59 PM)
 
On the trail of Henry Ward Beecher in Brooklyn, with stuffed doll in tow
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2013; 6:47 PM)
 
Details, New York for the holidays
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2013; 7:05 PM)
 
If you go: Brooklyn Heights
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2013; 6:47 PM)
 
Details: Woodstock, N.Y.
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2013; 6:12 PM)