MiddleNeck Living

  • Thursday June 16th, 2016
    Situated on the scenic Potomac River in Sterling Virginia, Algonkian Regional Park is the perfect place for an afternoon of fun in the sun, golf, waterpark fun, a family vacation or retreat, a meeting, or your wedding. The par 72 golf course’s front nine tree-lined fairways are long, straight and flat while the back nine features hills and several dogleg and water holes. Other golf ...
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  • Friday June 10th, 2016
    Father’s Day can be a tough one. Sure, you could just pick him up another tie or “World’s Best Dad” coffee mug – he probably wouldn’t make a fuss. But why not get him something unique this year? After all, we’re talking about the guy who probably taught you how to tie your shoelaces, play catch, build your first aircraft kit, and likely a thing ...
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  • Monday June 06th, 2016
    Virginia’s byways are iconic statewide and nationwide. Our beautiful mountains, valleys, rivers, and oceans sometimes look most beautiful when seen from the perspective of a gently winding road. With over 3,500 miles of scenic byways here, there are plenty of memorable routes to choose from. The following byways will provide the perfect vision of our beautiful state. Cue up some great music, grab a friend, ...
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  • Monday June 06th, 2016
    The bald eagle is the emblem of the United States. These majestic raptors represent strength and resilience, and here in the Chesapeake region there are dozens of places where you can see them in the wild. It hasn’t always been this way. In the mid-20th century, bald eagles nearly disappeared because of habitat loss, illegal hunting, and the pesticide DDT. By 1978, bald eagles were ...
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  • Friday June 03rd, 2016
    The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber’s new event for 2016. Rhythm, Brews and BBQ will make its debut at the carnival grounds on Waverly Avenue in Kilmarnock June 25th, and will feature three bands, beginning with Pretty Heavy a local favorite, followed by the Trongone (tron-GO-knee), playing Southern Rock and Soul and Americana Jam, ending with the Big Pay Back, a James Brown tribute band. The ...
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  • Friday June 03rd, 2016
    Prepare a grill for medium-high heat. Scrub oysters. Place, cupped side down, on grate, cover grill, and grill until oysters begin to open, about 2 minutes. Transfer opened oysters to a platter (discard any that do not open). Let cool slightly, then use an oyster knife or screwdriver to pry shells open, keeping cupped side down and retaining as much liquid as possible. Using an ...
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  • Friday June 03rd, 2016
    Let’s face it: Virginia is for outdoor lovers. Kayakers, hikers, surfers, zip-liners and more find ample opportunity for fun in the Old Dominion. But what’s even better is that you don’t have to participate in these epic activities to enjoy epic “outdoorsy” things. As you’ll see with the following activities, there are so many ways to experience the beauty of the great outdoors without breaking ...
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