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  • Striped bass reproduction hits record low

    Striped bass reproduction hits record low
    The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday. State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
  • Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors

    Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors
    Kaitlin Zembower had gone deer hunting with her father Jerry countless times over the years near their Frostburg home, but the experience they shared during last year's annual Maryland black bear hunt was much different. Though Jerry Zembower had seen...
  • Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start

    Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start
    April 1 is the official start to the blue crab harvest in Maryland. But don't reach for your mallet just yet. "It's not time for crabs," said Jessica Borowski, a manager at Midtown BBQ and Brew. "It's too cold out." The crabs seem to agree. The...
  • Michael Mina's Super Bowl Cioppino

    Michael Mina's Super Bowl Cioppino
    Michael Mina's name is familiar to Baltimore restaurant-goers from the suite of restaurants he developed for the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore - Wit & Wisdom, Pabu and Lamill Coffee. But Mina's base of operations is in San Francisco, and the Michelin-...
  • Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate

    Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate
    Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., a fourth-generation waterman and longtime advocate for the Chesapeake Bay and those who make their living from its waters, died Thursday of bone cancer at his Rock Hall home. He was 75. "Larry stood sentry for the...
  • The menhaden mystery

    The menhaden mystery
    At a historic meeting in Baltimore recently, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), the fisheries management body representing 15 states along the Eastern Seaboard, resolved to cap the harvest of menhaden at 20 percent less than the...
  • Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest

    Maryland's state sandwich not a simple popularity contest
    If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time. So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
  • 2012 in dining: An era of expansion

    2012 in dining: An era of expansion
    Call it manifest restaurant destiny. In 2012, Baltimore-based restaurateurs set about expanding their empires, or at least their brands. Clementine opened a second location in the Creative Alliance in Highlandtown, the team behind Langermann's in...
  • Don't let this fish get away

    Don't let this fish get away
    While the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires attention from all the half-dozen states in the 64,000-square-mile watershed, there is one step that must be taken almost entirely by one state alone. When the Virginia Assembly reconvenes for its...
  • Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden

    Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden
    From Virginia, New Jersey and points in between, busloads of fishermen are coming to Baltimore for a showdown Friday over how much to curb the industrial-scale harvest of a small, oily fish that figures prominently in the seafood industry, though no one...
  • Panel votes to cut menhaden harvest by 20 percent

    Panel votes to cut menhaden harvest by 20 percent
    In a move hailed by conservationists, East Coast regulators ordered Friday a 20 percent reduction in the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden, despite warnings that the cutback would cost some fishermen their jobs and may affect crabbers in the...
  • Scientists investigate ecological value of menhaden

    Scientists investigate ecological value of menhaden
    With catch limits on Atlantic menhaden being tightened to end overfishing, a new study is getting under way to look at just how many of the little oily fish need to be left in the water to maintain the health of other fish in the Chesapeake Bay and...