Less than 3 months until Jazz Fest…

With all due respect to spontaneity (which is great), planning ahead also has its perks.  An early phone call will normally get you that special cottage that’s “yours”,  the romantic table in the window of your favorite restaurant, or an early discount on tickets for events. About three months ago we suggested that you save the…

Maryland Wine Week

Ah, June…the official month of summer,  Dads and grads, weddings, and  perhaps our favorite…vacation planning!! Sure, not everyone vacations in the summer, but certainly a lot of folks do. What’s that?  Not planning any big trips any time soon?  Are we making you feel bad? Please don’t despair!  We’ve got just the thing for you……

Chestertown Jazz Festival 2013

If you enjoy live music, good food and art, then you’ll want to come to the Eastern Shore the weekend of September 7, 2013 for the next Chestertown Jazz Festival and Art in the Park.   By the  banks of the Chester River in Wilmer Park, you will enjoy river breezes and jazz riffs. The…

Chocolate Daze at the Brampton

I read somewhere that each year for Valentine’s Day, we spend a billion dollars buying chocolates for each other.  A BILLION.  Shouldn’t we show some restraint and at least spread that out over the course of the year??  Seems like it would be better for the economy, right? Well, we are going to give it…

Our August Special makes Romantic Getaways in Maryland Simple!

Generally we like to use the platform of our blog to talk about things to do in our area, or events that are taking place, etc.  We  try not to “promote” or “solicit” for business here. However, the Chestertown MD B&B Special that is running for the rest of August 2012 is just too good not…

Crab Feast on the Porch

This past weekend Brampton Inn hosted a traditional crab feast for guests who wanted to participate: 4 couples joined in on the pounding and cracking of the hard shelled crustacean that is so popular here on the Eastern Shore. The porch tables were decked out with newspapers and rolls of paper towels were shared. Cold…