Arts & Entertainment

Snallygasters, Human Flies and Albino Frogs

Snallygasters, Human Flies and Albino Frogs

Book Explores Stories that are Unique to Washington County Residents in the Middletown area of Washington County were being terrified by a beast. It was the turn of the 20th century and an otherworldly being, or snallygaster as it became known, was being described in...

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Hot List 2022

Hot List 2022

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals! Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened. DINING Have you got a craving? We’ve got you...

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A Snowy Escape

A Snowy Escape

Donna Mason, who became a painter late in life, is part of the Valley Art Association’s “Winter Wonderland” exhibit. By Crystal Schelle and photos courtesy of Donna Mason Although her father was an artist himself, Donna Mason didn’t pick up a paint- brush until 2001....

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The Toymakers

The Toymakers

Couple Creates Handmade Wooden Toys for Needy Children at Christmas Written and photographed by Lisa Gregory As a little girl, Mary Cutshaw didn’t get toys for Christmas. Sometimes hard candy or an orange, she says. But never toys.  “If you got shoes on your feet and...

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Pedal Pushers Unite

Pedal Pushers Unite

Shredders from 2 to 60 are testing their mettle at Fairgrounds Park to race with HagerstownBMX. by Beth Rowland “Riders ready. Random start. Watch the gate.” With that announcement, seven young riders stand up over their bicycles, wearing brightly colored racing...

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Antietam Creek Vineyards

Antietam Creek Vineyards

Delicious Wines from Plant to Bottle By Karen Gardner, Photos by Turner Photography Studio One of the first steps to making wine at Antietam Creek Vineyards involved a deer fence. That was back in 2011, after George Warmenhoven and Joan Larrea spent months testing the...

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Planting Washington County

Planting Washington County

The Hagerstown Garden Club has cultivated beauty and a sense of community for more than 90 years. By Jennifer Mellace and photos by Turner Photography Studio More than a century ago—1891 to be exact—the first garden club meeting in the United States was held in...

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Hot List 2021 Winners

Hot List 2021 Winners

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals! Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened. Dining Asian Restaurant House of Kobe Hong Kong...

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