Trending in Southern Maryland: How’s the Real Estate Market?

Trending in Southern Maryland: How’s the Real Estate Market?

Story by Rose S. Talbot

At cookouts and cocktail parties across Southern Maryland, if the guests find out someone is a Realtor, everyone wants to know how the market is. Are sales up? How long will it take to sell my house? Is it a good time to buy? Has the market rebounded?

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In Honor of Those Who Serve

In Honor of Those Who Serve

Story by Edna Troiano and Photography by August Selckmann

From the Revolutionary War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Southern Marylanders have been active in the military. Throughout our region we remember and honor the military and our veterans for their service through markers, memorials and museums.

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Welcome to Our Fall 2014 Issue!

Welcome to Our Fall 2014 Issue!

Southern Maryland-This is Living magazine is all about the good people, places and businesses of Southern Maryland.  We are committed to spreading the word about the great quality of life available in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

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Harvest, Hayrides and Happiness

Harvest, Hayrides and Happiness

Southern Maryland Farms Have it All in the Fall

Story by Jamie Clark Tiralla and Photography by August Selckmann

The end of summer may mean the end of tomatoes and sweet corn, but you’ll still find plenty of fresh produce, and opportunities for old-fashioned family fun, in Southern Maryland throughout the autumn season.

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Adventure in the Great Outdoors: Camping in Southern Maryland

Adventure in the Great Outdoors: Camping in Southern Maryland

Story by Debra Zimmerman Murphey

America is filled with hobbyists and people always looking for the next craze. There are mud runners and paint-ballers, those who like zip-lining and extreme couponing, and fanatics of role-playing computer games. But one pastime, camping, has remained popular since the late 19th century – and Southern Maryland is emerging as a favorite getaway.

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Welcome to our Summer 2014 Issue!

Welcome to our Summer 2014 Issue!

Southern Maryland-This is Living magazine is all about the good people, places and businesses of Southern Maryland.  We are committed to spreading the word about the great quality of life available in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

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The Great Outdoors: Making the Most of It

The Great Outdoors: Making the Most of It

Story by Barbara Elizabeth Huey

When thawing temperatures, greening trees and chirping birds usher in the first new season of the year, Southern Maryland homeowners look forward to shedding the winter doldrums along with layers of winter clothes and tackling the renowned outdoor projects to-do list. From simple maintenance to complete makeovers, refreshing our outdoor spaces in spring is a sure way to enhance curb appeal and up the entertainment factor for barbecues and other outdoor activities.

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Preserving the Past: Southern Maryland Historical Societies

Preserving the Past: Southern Maryland Historical Societies

Story by Edna Troiano

In November of 1633, 381 years ago, the Ark and the Dove left England, bound for the New World. The following March, the ships reached the Chesapeake Bay and, exploring for sites to settle, sailed up the Potomac River into St. Mary’s River. Governor Calvert purchased land from the Yaocomaco Indians, passengers and crews settled into what has become St. Mary’s City, and Maryland history began.

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Story by Danita Boonchaisri

Nineteenth century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “Without music life would be a mistake.” Many in Southern Maryland agree, and so they gather regularly to fine-tune their musical skills, enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded performers and share their passion with whoever cares to listen.

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Welcome to our spring 2014 Issue!

Welcome to our spring 2014 Issue!

Southern Maryland-This is Living magazine is all about the good people, places and businesses of Southern Maryland.  We are committed to spreading the word about the great quality of life available in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

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The Apple Basket: 30 Years as a Favorite Shopping Destination

The Apple Basket: 30 Years as a Favorite Shopping Destination

Story by Caroline Miller King and Photography by Ed Mann

Stepping into The Apple Basket store in Mechanicsville is like stepping into an alternate, more beautiful world. It feels as if there’s a treasure to discover around every turn, in every corner, especially at this time of year.

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Welcome to Our Winter 2013 Issue!

Welcome to Our Winter 2013 Issue!

Southern Maryland-This is Living magazine is all about the good people, places and businesses of Southern Maryland.  We are committed to spreading the word about the great quality of life available in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

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