Tagged: outdoors

Lake in Montgomery Village (diskychick via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Montgomery Village

While the D.C. area is known for its planned communities, Census designated place Montgomery Village (2010 population: 32,032) isn’t one you hear about a lot. At least I don’t. But whether it’s a topic of conversation in these parts or...

Irish dancers (Giuseppe Milo via Flickr)

Annapolis Irish Festival Promises Fun for the Whole Clan

They say everyone is Irish once a year. Well, around Annapolis way, let’s make that twice a year, at least for the hearty souls who venture out to the Annapolis Irish Festival each summer. This year’s party happens from July...

Patuxent River (chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Burtonsville

Burtonsville sits on the easternmost point of Montgomery County and is named after its founder, Isaac Burton Sr. A census designated place (CDP), in 2010 it had a population of 8,323. Could it be your next home? Here are four...

National Cherry Blossom Festival (Elvert Barnes via Flickr)

National Cherry Blossom Festival Paints the Town Pink

We cover the event annually, this paean to all things cherry blossomy and Japanese. And this year is no different. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is a several-week celebration whose roots were planted way back in...

Catoctin Mountain Park (TrailVoice via Flickr)

Hike Off Those Holiday Pounds at Catoctin Mountain Park

Fall is my favorite time of year. The weather’s crisp, the leaves change, and you don’t have to worry about 90-degree weather and only rarely about sub-freezing weather (at least during the day). In fact, a nice fall day in...