| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Independence Day means steamed crabs for many Marylanders, but the outlook for celebrating the nation's birthday with a heaping tableful of locally caught crustaceans is as iffy as the weather of late.
Despite a bumper crop of crabs tallied in the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
More crabs to catch and fewer rules by which to catch 'em.
That'd be the Holy Grail for Chesapeake watermen. It's why top crabbers in Maryland, from Havre de Grace to Smith Island, have been traveling monthly, for the past 18 months, to long and...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Crabs are plentiful so far this year in Maryland, but that doesn't mean there'll be enough to go around on Independence Day weekend, when nearly every patriotic Marylander, it seems, dreams of feasting on the state's official crustacean. Nor will they...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:47 PM
Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country.
| Feb 6, 2009
For nearly 20 years, this tiny watermen's village on Hoopers Island has been enlivened each spring by the arrival of several dozen Mexicans - women who bring with them tortillas and tamales, mariachi music and the hands that make the local economy go....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The program for "Art of Murder," the first production from Thriller Theater, is pocket-sized. The cast biographies are written in teeny-tiny type — but patrons are given a mini-magnifying glass to study the page a la Sherlock Holmes as if it were...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:00 PM
For all three of you who have ever flown in and out of Beaumont, you won't be able to anymore as of July 1.
Colgan Air operates services at Jack Brooks Regional. But, Colgan Air is a sunsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines which filed for bankruptcy protection...
| Dec 9, 2012
Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted articles of impeachment against President Nixon and was a strong supporter of civil rights in a congressional career that spanned four decades. But the Texas politician was perhaps best known for his...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Rachel Black's sermon topic will be Living Thanks at the 10 a.m. service Sunday. Mary Medas will be the worship leader. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. A Thanksgiving meal will follow worship.
| Mar 11, 2008
| 5:16 PM
Jon Knautz and writer John Ainslie have cooked up a "midnight movie" that doesn't quite live down to its billing. A slice of cheese stuffed with stunt men in rubber suits, it's a horror comedy that is all too content to rest on "We got Robert Englund...
| Mar 14, 2008
FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON
Saturday, March 29, 1:45 p.m.–3:40 p.m. at Regal
Saturday, April 5, 4:30 p.m.–6:25 p.m. at Regal
Albert Lamorisse's brilliant 1956 children's classic The Red Balloon serves as inspiration. A little boy and his baby...