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Freelance writer and photographer specializing in vivid, deeply reported stories about food, travel and family.

What’s Open and What’s Closed in the Washington D.C. Region?

Here’s what D.C. Visitors can do during the Coronavirus Pandemic It’s cherry blossom season, the busiest time to visit Washington D.C. But today, precautions established to stop the spread COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have drastically altered the region’s landscape in new and far-reaching ways. Pretty much everything is closed after Stay at Home orders from Mayor Muriel…

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Seven Spring Getaways in Maryland’s charming towns

Cumberland, Solomon’s Island, Leonardtown, Savage, Thurmont, Chestertown and Westminster Are you planning a spring getaway? Maryland has so much to offer, whether you’re looking for time on the water, historic sites, country roads, adventure and outdoor recreation, educational activities for the family or a romantic escape. Here are seven charming Maryland towns worth a visit.…

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Washington DC’s Hot New Hotels

Washington DC is bursting with new hotels in 2019. Here are a few worth noting: The Line Hotel  in Adams Morgan 1770 Euclid St. NW, Washington, D.C.; 202-588-0525; thelinehotel. This trendy, new hotel was a 110-year-old historic bank in Adams Morgan. The founding was a community effort from various local chefs and broadcasters, and it has…

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WHERE TO EAT in DC: The DC Wharf

                  Open only since 2017, the Washington DC Wharf has become the most popular destination in the city this summer. This development, which is set to expand in 2021, is a community beloved by visitors and locals alike. Perched along the Wharf’s one-mile-long boardwalk, nearly every restaurant features views of the Washington Channel.                    With a variety…

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Why Baltimore is Great!

I was born in Baltimore, and my Italian family heritage is deeply embedded into the city’s Little Italy neighborhood. Charm City, as Baltimore is known, is rich in culture and offers visitors the opportunity to immerse in the arts, MidAtlantic cuisine and Early American history. I want to show you why Baltimore is not only…

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