culture, food

Night of the Unusual

We live on two levels, the realistic level and the fantastic level, observed Tennessee Williams. Guests weren’t sure what to expect when Hendrick’s Gin launched the month of Halloween with an event in Boston that evoked the spookiness of blending the two levels. Staged at Space 57 at the Revere Hotel, Hendrick’s Voyages into the… Read More Night of the Unusual

culture, history, travel

On Walden Pond

“The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale, and, though very beautiful, does not approach to grandeur, nor can it much concern one who has not long frequented it or lived by its shore,” wrote Henry David Thoreau, who lived two years, two months, and two days by its shore in a 14’4” x… Read More On Walden Pond

culture, food, history, travel

Medieval Merriment in Modern Maryland

Henry VIII dispensed Solomonic judgement in cases involving the feuding feudal families the Hatfields and the McCoys. That’s the bizarre view of history presented in “Court’s Court”, one of the stage shows at this year’s Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville. Established in 1977 and wrapping up the season this weekend, the country’s second-largest Renaissance Festival… Read More Medieval Merriment in Modern Maryland