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A most unusual Army-Navy football game 75 years ago

Imagine an Army-Navy football game where the stands are mostly bare. It happened, 75 years ago, in the throes of World War II. On Nov. 28, 1942, the teams played in Annapolis before a sparse crowd of 11,000, a mite less than the year before when nearly 100,000 fans squeezed into Philadelphia’s...

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Retro Baltimore Trivia

Retro Baltimore Trivia

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging. Put your best guess in the “comments” field. Here’s today’s trivia: QUESTION: What Chesapeake Bay excursion steamer began life as a Staten Island...

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Jamie Costello's Facebook post about Baltimore crime attracts attention

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Weddings & Engagements

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  • Wedded: Karen Clark and Bryon Stepp got married at the Maryland Zoo

    Wedded: Karen Clark and Bryon Stepp got married at the Maryland Zoo

    DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 HER STORY: Karen Lynn Clark, 56, was born and raised in Frederick and made her home in Pasadena. She is retired from the Department of Defense at Fort George G. Meade. Her father, Raymond Clark, lives in Sarasota, Fla. HIS STORY: Bryon Francis Stepp, 53, was born in Washington...

  • Wedded: Zackry Hromanik surprised Niki Newcomb with a flash mob proposal

    Wedded: Zackry Hromanik surprised Niki Newcomb with a flash mob proposal

    DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 HER STORY: Niki Lynn Newcomb, 25, was born and raised in Glen Burnie. She works as a kindergarten teacher in Anne Arundel County. Her parents, Thomas and Linda Newcomb, reside in Glen Burnie. HIS STORY: Zackry Philip Hromanik, 25, was born and raised in Parkville. He works as...

  • Wedded: For college sweethearts Alicia Besser and Eric Hansen, it all started at a party

    Wedded: For college sweethearts Alicia Besser and Eric Hansen, it all started at a party

    DATE: July 29 HER STORY: Alicia Besser, 27, was born and raised in Reisterstown. She works as a first-grade teacher at Fallsmead Elementary School in Rockville. Her parents, Karen and Stuart Besser, live in Finksburg. HIS STORY: Eric Hansen, 28, was born and raised in Damascus. He works as a coordinator...

  • Wedded: Casey Hughes and Joe Everett found love on OKCupid

    Wedded: Casey Hughes and Joe Everett found love on OKCupid

    DATE: July 8 HER STORY: Casey Hughes, 26, was born and raised in Parkton. She works as a special needs teacher in Troy, Ohio. Her father, Michael Hughes, lives in Parkton. Her mother, Kim Hughes, lives in Sparks. HIS STORY: Joe Everett, 26 was born and raised in Conover, Ohio. He works on the family...

  • Wedded: Keshia Pollack and Edward Porter believe 'God brought us together'

    Wedded: Keshia Pollack and Edward Porter believe 'God brought us together'

    DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 HER STORY: Keshia Pollack, 38, was born in Rockville Centre, N.Y., and grew up in Long Island, N.Y. She works as a professor. Her mother, Yvonne Pollack, lives in Long Island. HIS STORY: Edward Porter, 39, was born in Douglasville, Ga., and grew up in Alliance, Ohio. He works...

Maryland Crabs

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  • How to pick crabs

    How to pick crabs

    A step-by-step guide to getting the most from your steamed crab. -- Kit Pollard Waskom

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    Maryland crabs

  • Soft-shell crabs

    Soft-shell crabs

    There's no denying that soft-shell crabs are a little weird. They're slimy and slippery when raw. Cooked in a sandwich, their spindly legs and grabby claws poke out from the slices of bread and make some people wonder, "Do you seriously think I'm going to eat that?" Soft crabs are simply blue crabs...

  • Top 10 Baltimore crab decks

    Top 10 Baltimore crab decks

    Traditionally, Baltimoreans don't have their first crab feast until Memorial Day, when they can move the meal outside. The days are longer, and the crabs are fatter. Get to know our favorite Baltimore-area crab decks and patios. Because crabs just taste better when you're sitting outside.  

  • Maryland dishes that feature Old Bay

    Maryland dishes that feature Old Bay

    Three cheers for the yellow, blue and red. Old Bay is celebrating its home-town pride with the Summer of Baytriotism, a summer-long celebration including restaurant promotions, a search for the Voice of Baltimore and the introduction of Blippar, an engaging technology that will allow Baltimoreans...

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  • It's a Good Day for Quality (Video)

    Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. There’s no place like home, especially when it comes to manufacturing the products that keep you comfortable. That’s why YORK(R) is eager to introduce homeowners to the people behind the residential heating and cooling systems that are designed,...

  • How to avoid cold weather woes

    How to avoid cold weather woes

    As sweater season knocks on the door, it’s time to prepare for the brisk temperatures ahead. This winter, keep your home, health and well-being top of mind with these simple tips to avoid cold weather woes. Winterize your porch Install plexiglass panels to keep the cold weather out, allowing you...

  • 10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women

    10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women

    More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides in business ownership, the path to success is still significantly more difficult for women than men. A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning...

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