Taylor Made Real Estate Celebrates 10 Years!

Taylor Made Real Estate Celebrates 10 Years!

Celebrating a Decade of Success: Taylor-Made Deep Creek Sales Marks 10 Years Written by: Collen DuBose As Taylor-Made Deep Creek Sales commemorates its tenth anniversary this month, the local real estate firm reflects on a decade of growth, community service, and...

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April 2024 Issue

April 2024 Issue

Dear Friends, Another winter is in the books and Wisp Resort closed for the 2023-2024 ski season in early March. Lack of natural snow didn’t stop them and they were still able to have a great season. We’ve survived March’s fickle weather and I’m sure we can all say...

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March 2024 Issue

March 2024 Issue

Dear Friends, March is here and that means SPRING! Our winter was up and down but Wisp had a great season and snow lovers had plenty of opportunities to enjoy the season. Now it’s time to think ahead to warmer temperatures and making time to enjoy the slower pace of...

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February 2024 Issue

February 2024 Issue

Dear Friends, What a January! We had a lot of snow fall and Wisp is operating at full capacity for the first time in a few years. Skiers, snowboarders, and snowtubers are enjoying nature’s winter bounty. I, however, have been sticking close to home although I do...

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January 2024 Issue

January 2024 Issue

Dear Friends, A new year is upon us and winter has arrived. Wisp was able to open mid-December and, as always, their crew is working hard to ensure safe and fun skiing and snowboarding to visitors and locals alike. We’ve included lots of fun features this month...

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December 2023 Issue

December 2023 Issue

The holiday season is upon us! Shopping, concerts, and winter activities abound here on the mountain top. Our local small business owners offer a wide variety of gifts for everyone in the family, whether you are shopping at Deep Creek Lake, Grantsville, or in...

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November 2023 Issue

November 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, The year is fading fast but November still brings plenty of activities for the family to enjoy. This month, we feature several in the pages of this magazine including one of the area’s favorite: The Garrett County Festival of Trees. This event has...

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October 2023 Issue

October 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, October...my very favorite month of the year...in SPITE of it meaning yet another birthday. The foliage comes alive this month and my favorite thing to do is travel some of our backroads and just enjoy every breath-taking moment. Of course, we have to...

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September 2023 Issue

September 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, Wow! That went fast! Seems like we were just gearing up for the summer season and now a hint of fall is in the air. I, for one, am loving the cooler nights and warm sunny days which gives us plenty of opportunities to enjoy all our area has to offer. I...

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August 2023 Issue

August 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, What a wonderful summer it’s been so far...and there is still plenty of fun to be had. August is the start of Festival season and we have some great ones coming up including the popular Friendsville Days, scheduled for August 18 - 20. They have a full...

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July 2023 Issue

July 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, The month of July is full of fairs, festivals, fireworks, and FUN! Take a look at our cover story on Page 6 where Collen DuBose takes a look at Camp Caring, and the upcoming Big Funky Blues Fest happening in August. Our Business Spotlights shine on two...

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June 2023 Issue

June 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, Summer is here! Long days, warm nights, and tons of fun are to be had here on the mountaintop. While I appreciate every season, summer has so much to offer...there is just not enough time in the day to take it all in. As Deep Creek Lake celebrates her...

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Unsung Heroes: Charlie Walbridge

Unsung Heroes: Charlie Walbridge

Our Unsung Hero this month, Charlie Walbridge, may not be a household name, but in the world of whitewater safety, he is a legend. For over five decades, Walbridge has been at the forefront of efforts to promote safe and responsible boating on America’s rivers, and...

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Keep The Yough Wild

Keep The Yough Wild

Nestled in the mountains of Western Maryland, the Youghiogheny River, also known as the Yough, is a major tributary of the mighty Monongahela River. This river has a long and rich history, dating back to the days when Native American tribes used its waters for...

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May 2023 Issue

May 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, Several days of warm weather have everything blooming and spring is definitely in the air. Because whitewater rafting is one of the highlights of spring for many area visitors and residents, we dedicate this issue to the wonderful river culture in...

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April 2023 Issue

April 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, As I write this, we are welcoming the first day of spring. Although it is a frigid 18 degrees outside, the sun is moving further northward with its promise of longer days and warmer weather. If, like so many, spring cleaning is high on your priority list...

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March 2023 Issue

March 2023 Issue

Dear Friends, I have to admit, March is not a favorite month on the mountaintop. What is unofficially known as “mud season” in Garrett County, it’s the nether time between Winter and Spring with gray skies and too little green. There are signs of coming warmth,...

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February 2023 Issue

February 2023 Issue

Wintertime continues here on the mountaintop, with January bringing us a strange pattern of weather...ice, snow, spring-like temps, then ice and snow again. Kudos to the staff at Wisp Resort for doing their best to keep the ski area open and ready for business. They...

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Deep Creek Lake Lions Blind Skier Program Celebrates 50 Years

Deep Creek Lake Lions Blind Skier Program Celebrates 50 Years

The Deep Creek Lake Lions Club contributes to our area in a variety of ways, including an eyeglass assistance program, a recycling program, and management of the McHenry Community Park. However, the most prominent aspect of the DCL Lions Club is the long-standing Blind Skier Program.

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January 2023 Issue

January 2023 Issue

It’s 2023, a year that, for someone my age anyway, sounds straight out of a science fiction novel. January brings its own vibe and activities with it, especially if you enjoy the outdoors. Between our beautiful state parks and Wisp Resort, there are plenty of ways to...

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34th Garrett County Celtic  Festival

34th Garrett County Celtic Festival

We are back in 2022 and growing still!!! Looking to escape to a Celtic Village? Something new is coming to the auld village green on Saturday, June 4 in the Community Park in Friendsville. The Garrett County Celtic Festival village (9:30 AM–6 PM) continues to bring to...

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Artistically Speaking with Painter Lynn Yoder

Artistically Speaking with Painter Lynn Yoder

The Garrett County Arts Council shines the spotlight on artist member Lynn Yoder, a painter and framer who will be opening a brand new studio this summer on the Spruce Forest Artisan Village campus. Lynn has been creating art since childhood. He received a Bachelor of...

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Business Spotlight:  McHenry Beverage Shoppe

Business Spotlight: McHenry Beverage Shoppe

As summer ramps up, thoughts turn to outdoor fun, which means having plenty of your favorite cocktails and mixers on hand for entertaining. Whether your tastes run from the newest flavor in seltzer and beer to classic cocktails, the ingredients you choose make all the...

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