Annapolis (Md.) YC Rises Again After Fire

By | October 11, 2018

A third-floor fire started by a plastic Christmas tree required the club, which traces its history to 1885, to relocate to a temporary location at a former restaurant in town for over two years while $18 million in renovations were made. Improvements in the restored building include a new deck and extended bars with water […]

Deck Destroyed, Transformed into Patio at Grand View Lodge

By | August 14, 2017

Last July, a storm felled 150 trees at the Nisswa, Minn., property and heavily damaged a deck. The resort began construction in November on a new, two-tiered outdoor dining venue called On the Rocks that expands dining capacity and has been a hit among guests. For the past three years, July in Minnesota has brought […]

Take It Outside


Patios have earned their place as the new club “hot spot,” offering a prime location for soaking up sun—and heating up business.