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  • Tuesday Forecast
    Chilly and damp Tuesday
    We saw a mix of sunshine and showers on Monday. A cold front brought the unsettled weather today and the weather will turn even gloomier on Tuesday.A nor’easter will develop and the Ohio Valley will be on the western fringe of the storm...
  • Crumland Farms in Frederick
    Crumland Farms—fun that’s good to the last crumb
    It’s that time of year again—a time for pumpkins, harvests and fresh fall foliage. But it’s also a time for creepy cornfield ventures, haunted hayrides, paintball with zombies and other paranormal pursuits that can only be deemed...
  • Fall drinks without pumpkin
    Seven Fall drinks WITHOUT pumpkin
    As the fall breeze and crisp air roll in, its time to get out the scarves, put out the fall decorations and warm up with some seasonal sips! And for those of us who have had enough of eating, drinking and seeing pumpkin everything, SVEDKA Vodka,...
  • Pumpkins at Fall Fest
    Pine Grove's Fall Fest
    Every autumn in Pine Grove, PA visitors and members of the community yearn for what is considered by some to be the best two days of the year—Fall Fest. Today, Oct. 18 marks the start of this fabulous fall weekend-long event starting at 11 a...
  • Wet Tuesday
    Wet Tuesday ahead
    A strong storm system responsible for a major severe weather outbreak across the Mississippi River Valley will bring heavy thunderstorms into the Tri-State tonight.Out ahead of the rain, a very warm and somewhat humid air mass has been drawn up...
  • 'In the woods with you" a digital drawing by Wen LePore
    Hiking on rainy days
    For persons living in London, our rainy days here in Northern Virginia are a piece of cake. Not that you would enjoy your cake in the rain. Last evening was perfect weather for celebrating the wedding of Steve Munoz and Richard Hogg at Janet...
  • Salted caramel hazelnut tartlet
    Easy fall baking: Salted caramel hazelnut tartlets
    These salted caramel hazelnut tartlets are tasty bite-size treats that are so easy to make. Mini frozen fillo shells are used to make the flakey cups. And the inside is made with Jif’s new salted caramel hazelnut spread, cream cheese, a bit...
  • Saturday
    Saturday weather turnaround
    You may be sitting at work (or anywhere inside) today thinking “boy I hope this weather gets better for the weekend.” Well there is some good news, but not great news.A wave of low pressure is riding a frontal boundary draped across...
  • The Coat you Invest In
    Things to Make Winter Bearable: The Coat you Invest In
    Although I love the change of seasons, I am not a fan of temperatures below thirty degrees. As I hard as I try I just can't get into the whole idea of frost bite and a never ending runny nose. My idea of the perfect temperature ranges between...
  • Pumpkin bacon mac and cheese
    Pumpkin bacon mac and cheese is the ultimate fall comfort food
    Pumpkin mac and cheese might just be the perfect fall comfort food. If that alone doesn’t catch your attention, this recipe also incorporates bacon. While many recipes this time of year tell you how you can use pumpkin in sweet desserts like...
  • Have a  safe and healthy Halloween at your local Y of Central Maryland
    Have a safe and healthy Halloween at your local Y of Central Maryland
    Halloween is lurking around the corner awaiting ghostsand ghouls. It is time for spine-tingling activities including watching scary movies, touring haunted houses, or taking ghost tours. On the haunting night children (and adults) will transform...
  • 4 fall foods you didn't know you could eat
    4 fall foods you didn't know you could eat
    Autumn is full of vibrant colors, hearty, soul-warming dishes, and festive decorations to celebrate the changing of the seasons. While apples, winter squashes, and root vegetables may be the staple items when it comes to autumn produce, there may...
  • Sweet potato cobbler, a fall treat
    Sweet potato cobbler, a great fall treat!
    Sweet potatoes are very popular in the Carolinas, where I reside. They are good anytime throughout the year, but they seem to be at their very best in the fall. Right now, with fall here in full force, this would be a good time to look for sweet...
  • Marin's Pumpkin Paradise
    Marin's Pumpkin Paradise
    Marin’s premier pumpkin patch, Nicasio Valley Farms, www.nicasiovalleyfarms.com, is found in the beautiful little burg of Nicasio, on Nicasio Valley Road in the heart of West Marin. The farm is adjacent to Nicasio Valley Cheese Company&rsquo...
  • Saturday night
    First major fall chill
    A very strong cold front and storm system impacted the Tri-State on Friday bringing windy conditions and periods of showers. Behind that front, temperatures have dropped into the 40s and we are struggling to hit 50 degrees this afternoon! In...