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The brew brothers’ back-to-Rapp movement

Pen Druid isn’t just a brewery to the people of Rappahannock. For the three brothers, Jennings Carney, 38, Van Carney, 36, and Lain Carney, 33, it’s also been a place that’s attracting other young people to the area, some driving…
Sperryville column for June 30

Before & After expands its beverage choices and hours and Alice Anderson's friends throw her a surprise birthday party, in this week's Sperryville column.
Washington column for June 30

A busy weekend in town July 4 weekend is going to be hopping in Little Washington. R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery celebrates Sunday and Monday with sweets, treats, drinks and nibbles for customers, in front of the shop. Inside this…
The Rapp for June 16

Amissville's carnival next week; neighbors visit free this weekend at SNP; a Meredith Gorfein memorial program; choirs at Castleton; berries, bunnies and more in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for June 2

The outdoor performance and world premiere of Rappahannock resident John Henry’s “Arguing with God” is now set for 5 p.m. this Sunday (June 5) • Pen Druid in the headlines • Middleton Inn & Foster Harris receive rave reviews from…
Sperryville: Before & After — it’s here now

Kerry Sutten and his niece Jess are jumping aboard the Sperryville renaissance train, having just opened a business this week at 31 Main St. called Before & After — now a gourmet espresso bar, soon to offer much more.
Rae’s back in her place: Rappahannock

Rae Gadke, serial creator of welcoming community centers/cafes in Rappahannock, has returned from a five-year sojourn in Florida — and, appropriately, her arrival is just in time to deliver her trademark sandwiches and soups (including her famous Hungarian mushroom soup)…