Why Go to O’Loughlins for Valentine’s Day Dinner?

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Why Go to O’Loughlins for Valentine’s Day Dinner? As Valentine’s Day approaches, you are probably thinking about asking the big question. You know the heated question. The often stressed over question. The debated question. “Honey, where are we going for Valentine’s dinner?” The next question should be: Is amount of pressure we put on ourselves to have the “perfect” Valentine’s date worth it? The traffic. The crowds. The rushed service. The overpriced prix fixe menus. This year, why not practice the K.I.S.S. philosophy? Come to O’Loughlin’s and Keep It Simple Sweetheart. Why go to O’Loughlins for Valentine’s Day Dinner? The

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12 Interesting and Fun Facts About Ireland

Irish tradition runs strong here at O’Loughlin’s

12 Interesting and Fun Facts About Ireland There is no doubt that Irish tradition runs strong here at O’Loughlin’s. We love and embrace everything about our native country of origin. And while most folks are familiar with the shamrock, St. Patrick, and leprechauns there are many other interesting and fun facts about Ireland that you may not have known.  Read on to learn some pretty cool things about a country we love. No Snakes in Ireland Yes, this is true, but it is not because St. Patrick drove them into the sea. Once upon a time, like many islands, Ireland

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Give the Gift of Happiness and Well-Being

Father's Day gift of night out at O'Loughlin's Pub

Give the Gift of Happiness and Well-Being   Father’s Day is coming up so give the gift of happiness and well-being.  What better way than a night out with friends? Wait? What? It’s true. At least according to a study conducted by Robin Dunbar director of  Oxford University’s social and evolutionary neuroscience research group. He found that men reap many health benefits from a night out with friends, not once, but at least twice a week. His team conducted research, plus collected, compared, and combined data from three separate studies. Here’s the catch, though. They looked at whether it was

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What the Heck is Dining Al Fresco?

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What the Heck is Dining Al Fresco? As the weather warms up and the days grow longer, we love to take advantage of the beautiful weather and get outdoors. And, there is no better way to enjoy the beautiful weather of the Chesapeake than to dine al fresco. What the heck is dining al fresco, you ask? Fancy Word, Fun Meaning The phrase “al fresco” is Italian and translated in the United States means “in the fresh (air).” When the term is used in the U.S. relative to dining or at a restaurant, it means to eat outside. Sometimes, you

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Live Music Is Good for Your Health

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Live Music Is Good for Your Health Going out to see live music is good for your health. But don’t just take our word for it. There is actually some science to back this up. According to US News and World Report, going to concerts and listening to live music is good for your health. We all love hanging out with our friends having a good time, but how awesome is it that there is scientific proof that shows it improves your health. Check out the reasons live music could help you live a better life. Stress Reduction A study done

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10 Facts About the History of Memorial Day

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10 Facts About the History of Memorial Day Did you know that Memorial Day began over 150 years ago? Originally dubbed “Decoration Day,” it was a time set aside in late spring to honor the sacrifices of those who have given their lives in service of the United States. What began as humble and informal commemorations of lost Civil War veterans, today has grown to one of our nation’s most revered days. From its earliest days to our modern observances, we’ve got 10 interesting facts about the History of Memorial Day. Fact #1 Memorial Day is a U.S. holiday observed

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