• Sunnyside Winchester Pancake Hotcake

    13 Tempting Homemade Breakfast Spots Around Winchester

    The good old greasy spoon breakfast is alive and well in Winchester and surrounding Frederick County. While we have our share of upscale dining in the area, often times nothing beats a hearty home-cooked breakfast. We’re very fortunate to have a wide … Read more

  • 10 Tasty Cups of Coffee in Winchester

    I must admit, when my wife and I first scouted out the Winchester area, we immediately went online to see if there were any good local coffee shops. They’re just one of those underlying indicators of a community’s style. Just about any town can have … Read more

  • New Year’s Eve Guide for the Winchester Area

    Image from First Night Winchester Facebook page Got kids? Got grandparents and family visiting? Maybe you’ve got a party spirit rearing to go. Or maybe you prefer to enjoy New Year’s Eve in a peaceful, quiet setting. No matter what, we’ve got you cov … Read more

  • Bright Box Theater

    15 Winchester Area Live Music Hot-Spots

    Flickr image by Richele Cole (embedded), taken at the Bright Box Theater It took a few months of living here (probably because I have two little kids in my house) to start to grasp the depth of the live music scene in the Winchester area.  With all o … Read more

  • 9 Ways to Pass a Rainy Day in Winchester

    Image courtesy Aaron Riddle Photography We don’t get all of these beautiful natural surroundings for free here in the northern Shenandoah Valley – we must pay for them with the occasional rainy day. But don’t let that dampen your adventurous spirit o … Read more

  • Top 10 Must-Do List for Fall Around Winchester

    Fall starts in late September, and every year the localities throughout Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley gear up for the many travelers that come through from all over the region, nation and world. Viewing our fall foliage is such an integral part of any … Read more

  • 15 Local Spots (31 total restaurants) for Dining alfresco around Winchester

    On the right day, nothing beats a relaxed outdoor meal at a great restaurant.  When my wife and I are looking for a place to eat, outdoor dining is a huge plus because, well, we’ve got a toddler and an infant and aside from a generally more laid back … Read more

  • The Most Civil War Markers in Virginia

    The Winchester – Frederick County area has the highest concentration of Civil War Markers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  This will be an ongoing blog where we continually update the marker locations, content, condition, etc. Click here for an over … Read more