Category Archives: Around Town

Woman hangs clothes on a clothesline amongst trees

Can my landlord tell me I can’t have a clothesline in Maryland?

Maryland Clothesline Rights and Regulations

Clotheslines are a great way to naturally dry your clothes and other washed items through the power of the sun and air. A drying machine can take an awful lot of power to use, after all, so it’s good not to do so when possible.

Some landlords and homeowners associations have traditionally been against clotheslines, however, viewing them as unsightly eyesores. Is it legal for a landlord or other authority to forbid tenants the right to a clothesline in Maryland?

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Books packed on shelves and a table in a bookstore

Where can I buy books locally in Salisbury, MD?

Local Bookstores in the Salisbury, MD Area

COVID restrictions mean more time for reading, and if you need to stock up, the Delmarva Peninsula has you covered. Here in Salisbury we’ve got a slew of great local stores, in addition to not one, but two Barnes & Nobles.

While we’re usually in favor of supporting the smaller mom-and-pop stores over the big franchises, Barnes & Noble is offering curbside pickup during these trying times. Other stores may be as well, and we encourage contacting them to see what they’re up to.

Read on for our picks on reading material hot spots on Maryland’s Eastern shore.

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Can you buy wine at Target in Salisbury, MD?

Salisbury Target Wine Availability

Since the dawn of consciousness, humans have asked questions. While in earlier times these may have been limited to then-pertinent topics such as, “where is the nearest food source?” and “which animals are most likely to eat me?”, it wasn’t long before philosophers were musing about the meaning of life and other metaphysical conundrums.

Following in this long and storied history of inquisitiveness, there is one nagging uncertainty that continues to plague the human race: can an individual purchase wine at Target in Salisbury, MD? Continue reading

A robotic stork delivers a red vehicle in a sack to a happy schoolboy outside his home. Text to the right reads, "SPECIAL DELIVERY of your new car! Wishing you a happy time with your vehicle."

What car dealerships offer home delivery in Salisbury, MD?

Pohanka Toyota Vehicle Delivery Serving the Delmarva Peninsula

At the time of the writing, car dealerships have been designated as necessary services for society by the state of Maryland during the current coronavirus pandemic. Of course, this is subject to change, as is everything at this uncertain historical juncture. But for now, we are doing all we can here at Pohanka Toyota to offer a clean, sanitary dealership and provide a safe, healthy environment for both customers and staff.

Even with such intensive cleaning measures and CDC guidelines, however, the safest option (for both oneself and others) remains staying at one’s home. Individuals are finding new ways of doing all sorts of old tasks, from grocery deliveries to remote hangouts with friends. Is this possible for obtaining a vehicle? Do any car dealerships offer delivery straight to the customer’s home in Salisbury, MD? Continue reading

A woman walks through a park while another woman reads a book in her study.

What is there to do while quarantined in Salisbury, MD?

Recommended Quarantine Activities on the Delmarva Peninsula

With the coronavirus spreading across the nation, responsible citizens everywhere are engaging in self-quarantine within their homes. This is currently the main recommended tactic for slowing the spread of COVID-19 and “flattening the curve,” in hopes that hospitals do not become too overwhelmed.

But quarantine is a bit of a shocking shake-up to the daily routines of many. With all the restrictions on activity, what is there to do while quarantined here on Maryland’s eastern shore? Continue reading