Welcome to MaGerk's Pub and Grill. We are located in the historic downtown area of Bel Air. Come on in and enjoy one of our Philly Cheese Steaks or a Jumbo lump crab cake! We've recently expanded and our new side has plenty of seating, Shuffleboard, and several plasma tv's for all the games!
Bay Meadow Farm's combined 110 acres of idyllic, verdant pasture and facilities give range to hale school horses equally suited to riding rookies and saddle specialists. Aspiring equestrians first receive a primer on horse anatomy, breeds, colors, and markings, learning to identify a three-stocking chestnut with a blaze or a silver dapple with vestigial shoulder nubs from ancient pegasi ancestors. After mastering proper grooming and saddling techniques, pupils will practice riding skills while learning to safely lead, mount, and dismount their four-legged companions. The farm’s environs span a riverbank pavilion and nearby deciduous forest, with plentiful long-stemmed grasses enabling famished riders to graze to their hearts’ content.
A gleaming wood bar reflects the rows of spirits lining the shelves as well as the eyes of pool players, which dart in a calculated fashion across the emerald felt. At Bel Air Billiards Sports Pub, colorful spheres clatter and roll across eleven tables, which include 7-foot bar-box units and 9-foot Olhausen models. Tucked away from the smooth trajectory of cues and the wild arm gestures of dishonest fishermen, a scattering of tables boosts patrons as they sip beers by the glass or bottle and nosh on sandwiches and other finger foods. From the kitchen, one can hear hot oil crackling in applause as wings leap beneath shelves brimming with Old Bay and more than 20 spicy, barbeque, and mustard-based sauces. Ten high-definition plasma televisions situated around the perimeter flicker with images from live sports or public apologies to knocked-over hurdles, and karaoke nights flesh out the chatter with raucous choruses.
James Run Equestrian Center cofounders Sandrine Goble and Rachael North bring with them more than four decades of equestrian experience as well as championships on the French, American, and World circuits. Instead of carrying on an international rivalry that might’ve ended in a no-holds-barred underground jousting tournament, they decided to combine their talents and open an equestrian center. Sprawling across more than 40 acres of sylvan countryside, James Run Equestrian Center welcomes riders with a large indoor arena, an outdoor riding area, many miles of riding trail, and a training track. Sandrine and Rachael use the extensive facility to pass on their English-riding expertise to budding equestrians during 60-minute lessons, where they nurture young talents while focusing on the areas of eventing, jumping, and dressage.
If you'd asked Patricia Hawse about holistic medicine in early 2005, she'd say that it wasn't really her thing, and probably want to know where you found that time machine. But her perspective?and life?changed after Hurricane Katrina. While serving with the Red Cross in Louisiana, she saw firsthand how the practice of yoga and meditation helped relief workers. Patti dedicated herself to sharing the benefits of holistic medicine, and founded KarmaFest soon after. Today, the annual event continues to welcome attendees for days filled with spiritual healing workshops, metaphysical therapy, and meditation.
Today, she owns an art studio profiled by Fox 43 and magazines, but in 2011, Stacey just wanted to make friends. She had just moved to New Freedom from New Orleans and didn't know anyone yet. Stacey's brainstorming?and her outgoing nature?led her to consider sip and paint parties; eventually, this train of thought carried her all the way through the creation of her very own studio. There, art lovers from all walks of life hold a glass in one hand and a paintbrush in the other as an instructor guides them through the creation of an easy-to-follow image. But sip and paint parties aren't the only events filling A Splash of Art's agenda. In addition to being available for private events, the studio is mobile: staff members pack up paints to pay house calls, and wineries host painting events that supply their varietals to visiting canvas smearers.