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A History Lesson from Wayne: The Valley Guards of Harrisonburg

“The heroism and gallantry of the second Virginia regiment I cannot help particularly mentioning; they would do honour to any country in the world. It is universally believed they behaved the best of any troops in the field.” — Virginia Gazette, October 17, 1777 The 2nd Virginia Regiment was initially formed as a voluntary militia […]

DINING DOWNTOWN: Beyond Restaurant & Lounge

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This place is quickly becoming a new favorite. Jonathan and I have been here five months and counting, and we’re still making the rounds to the all the local dining spots… yes folks, life is tough as an innkeeper. One of the owners, Psy, met us at the door and gave us the choice between […]

North of the James Magazine Visits the Inn

Once in a while, we get the exceptional privilege of hosting a travel writer. The great thing about travel writers is that they love to travel (surprise surprise) and they’ve seen a little bit of it all. You can imagine the stories we get to swap! Back in January, we were proud to host Anne […]

Welcoming (Soggy) Appalachian Trail Hikers

Appalachian Trail Hikers

It was our special privilege to host four Appalachian Trail thru-hikers last week … what a great crew! Kerry (“S’Rocket”) and I had worked together for four years in a past life in Boston and it was a huge treat to reunite and get to meet her hard-core hiking pals, Dip’n’Sip, Why Not, and B-Line. […]

Rocktown Bites!: A Downtown Food Tour

Rocktown Bites

Local establishments, delicious bites – this is a glimpse into the present and future of Harrisonburg’s downtown scene. The Rocktown Bites! food tour highlights a smorgasbord of tasteful favorites, from dining cornerstones to hidden gems. On this particular Friday, guide Shami, of Harrisonburg’s Downtown Renaissance, led our group of 7 (tours are kept to a […]

White Oak Lavender Farm

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Our senses are really something. If you’re anything like me, most of the time they’re craving a freshness of air, wide open spaces, and unending hues of green to fill the fields of my vision. And it’s a real treat to find places that take you out of the ordinary and into a new world […]