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Winners: Harford County's best restaurants for 2016

Craving a killer crab cake? Harford County has it. In search of a sizeable steak? Got you covered. Have a loved one with dietary restrictions? Even then, the dining options are plentiful. More than 2,400 readers shared their recommendations for the county’s best cuisine in this year’s best restaurants...

  • Harford horses become therapy tools for people with mental and emotional trauma

    Harford horses become therapy tools for people with mental and emotional trauma

    On a 10-acre Harford County farm, horses are helping heal mental illness and emotional trauma. For the past two years, Horsepower Equine Assisted Services has used horses to help clients work through anxiety, depression, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, traumatic brain injuries and adjustment...

  • Recipe: Pairings Bistro's pan-roasted duck breast

    Recipe: Pairings Bistro's pan-roasted duck breast

    As the temperature dips, our palates start to crave heartier dishes with strong, warm flavors, like the ones delivered by Chef Jon Kohler’s pan-roasted duck breast paired with sweet potato puree and cherries. Kohler, the owner and chef at the popular Pairings Bistro in Bel Air, keeps the preparation...

  • Tech-directed workouts at Abingdon’s new True Cycling Studio

    Diana Pinargotte and Linda Bealefeld look like they’re playing a cross between whack-a-mole and Twister. As they step on colored circles flashing on the floor, they’re quickly working up a sweat — and showing off the latest in high-tech fitness. The Pavigym floor that displays numbers and shapes...

  • Recipe: Bamboo Garden's Thai crispy beef

    Recipe: Bamboo Garden's Thai crispy beef

    At Bamboo Garden in Bel Air, Chef Chen Lin Chang draws inspiration from across Asia. In his crispy beef dish, he focuses on the cuisine of Thailand. Thai food is known for its intense flavors, liberal use of fresh vegetables and — sometimes — extreme heat. Though the dishes often taste complex,...

  • High-tech tools inspire creativity at Abingdon library's Innovation Lab

    High-tech tools inspire creativity at Abingdon library's Innovation Lab

    Collage artist and jewelry maker Monette Alishia couldn’t believe her good fortune when she heard that a 3-D printer was available for public use. She had learned to use the technology in a New York City art class, but had no local, affordable access to these printers. Since she found the 3-D printer...

  • Meet the movers and shakers of Harford County's arts scene

    Meet the movers and shakers of Harford County's arts scene

    Take a peek backstage or around the corner at an art show, and you’ll find them: unseen forces who are shaping the arts scene in Harford County. Whether they’re directing an art gallery, promoting concerts, securing the next big act or awarding money to local artists, these influential leaders...

  • 9 budget-friendly concert series in Harford County

    9 budget-friendly concert series in Harford County

    Listen to Bach under the stars, sing an old sea chantey or hear a Dylan ballad with a glass of wine in your hand.Summer concerts are being held around Harford County in parks, meadows and vineyards. Even better— most are free or inexpensive. “Whether you want to hear Zydeco or an Orchestra, there’s...

  • The Painted Mill's monthly sales gather dozens of vendors

    The Painted Mill's monthly sales gather dozens of vendors

    On a recent Saturday, antique lovers crowd into an old mill in Fallston. The lure: the monthly Painted Mill Vintage Tag Sale. Like the antiques and retro goods sold here, the Painted Mill is full of charm and character. “I’m very picky about style,” says owner Jennifer Jennings-Janson. She likes...

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