I declare summer officially here…

It’s Memorial Day weekend and Chestertown has been busy re-enacting the famous tea party of Boston fame. Saturday morning started out with a traditional Memorial Day parade to honor our fallen soldiers, followed by a proclamation to resist the pesky tax the British were imposing on those hard working colonialists and culminating in the tea…

Weddings at the Brampton

The lovely Danae and handsome Tom, March 28, 2009 Whether it’s an intimate elopement ceremony for 2,  a sit down dinner for 20, or a fabulous outdoor event for up to 125 of your closest friends, you can have the wedding of your dreams at the beautiful Brampton Inn. Visit our weddings page for details:https://www.bramptoninn.com/weddings.html…

Almond Biscotti–our April Recipe Share

This month’s recipe is a favorite of Rita’s; and because we’ll be having biscotti at the Taste of Chestertown, we thought it was appropriate. Don’t forget: send in any recipes you’d like us to try and if we use it at the inn, you’ll win 2 mugs. ALMOND BISCOTTI 2 large eggs                                        2 cups all…

A Taste of Chestertown Returns

On April 26th Chestertown’s 2nd Annual Taste of the Town will be held down by the river at Wilmer Park and Brampton will be in attendance again.   We will be offering our popular Maryland Brownies and two types of biscotti.  Many of Chestertown’s finest restaurants will feature sampler plates of their cuisine.  There will…

Celebrate Spring on the Schooner Sultana

April’s First Friday celebration in downtown Chestertown will have something new this year: The Schooner Sultana celebrates “Up-Rigging” weekend for the first time ever with public events.  The festivities coincide with First Friday Fun, making it a terrific opportunity to check out lots of local shops and galleries and learn a little something too.  Here…

Spring has sprung (sort of)

Last weekend marked the first day of spring and we had a house full of guests here to celebrate it.  It’s a good thing our fireplace season lasts until April 15 (yes, tax day) because the lows were in the 30’s the past few nights.  Still, it was great to finally see the sun for…

Spinach & Onion Cake–our March Recipe Share

We love sharing our recipes. If any of you have one you would like to share with us please e-mail it. If it becomes the next big hit not only will we name it after you, we’ll also give you two  of our popular “Brampton” mugs! This is our March recipe. We discovered this a…

March comes in like a lion!

Just when we thought spring was right around the corner, BAM, a March snowfall the likes of which we haven’t seen in quite a while. There was at least a foot of snow on the ground and it kept Michael busy all day plowing with the tractor. It was starkly beautiful and I couldn’t help…