12/13/15 6:01am
A horse wrapped in a blanket at Hedgewood Farms in Laurel. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A horse wrapped in a blanket at Hedgewood Farms in Laurel. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

With temperature highs reaching the low 60s this week, we wondered why the horses at Hedgewood Farm in Laurel could be seen wrapped in blankets.

So we asked Dawn Hommel, who owns the 12 acre horse boarding facility with her mother Jeanette, why that is. (more…)

01/14/15 7:00am
Laurel Lake Vineyards' 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Laurel Lake Vineyards’ 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir. (Credit: Rachel Young)

With its bright, fruity bouquet and refreshing acidity, Laurel Lake Vineyards’ 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir might seem an unlikely choice for winter, when fuller-bodied varietals like merlot and cabernet sauvignon reign supreme. We suggest drinking the “Wine of the Week” in the colder months anyway. (more…)

12/09/14 9:29am

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No detail was spared in the construction of this Laurel home. A chef’s dream, this house features a professional kitchen with a fireplace, a huge master suite and in-ground salt water pool, all for less than $1 million. If that wasn’t enough to grab your attention the three bedroom, three bathroom estate is perfectly positioned minutes from beaches, marinas, vineyards, restaurants and shopping.  (more…)