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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...
  • Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port

    Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port
    It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan. But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand. Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
  • 'The Vampire Diaries' recap: 'Before Sunset'

    'The Vampire Diaries' recap: 'Before Sunset'
    Klaus is finally out of the picture.   And I’m not mad about it. Not because he was the bad guy, but because his character was so annoying. Klaus really was one of the reasons this show started to bother me. Everything became centered on killing...
  • 'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8

    'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8
    It was unseasonably warm today in Baltimore, and I was craving a trip to the beach. I could smell the Atlantic Stand and taste the orange crushes from Fishtales. However, the fantasy ends when I realize that it is unfortunately still February. I suppose...
  • Dream home: Fenwick Island Victorian has sea charms

    Dream home: Fenwick Island Victorian has sea charms
    If the courtyard that greets visitors to Denny and Cindi Mather's beach home in Fenwick Island, Del., looks like the entrance to a motel, that's because it once was. The walled courtyard with foliage, fountain and an arched wrought-iron gate that opens...
  • Igor and Julia stalk the Atlantic

     
    There are two hurricanes blowing their way across the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday. Neither one looks like it will become a threat to the U.S. mainland, although Igor seems likely to stir up dangerous surf.The biggest threat to land is......
  • New sub-tropical depression no threat to mainland

     
    There's a new depression in the Atlantic Ocean north of Puerto Rico, the 17th of the season. It appears to be gathering strength, according to the National Hurricane Center. But forecasters, for now, are calling it a SUB-tropical depression because it.......
  • KCMO vs. BALTO -- A mostly culinary face-off

     
    My former trivia-night opponent and Scrabble victim, the graphic designer and native of Kansas City John Hathaway graciously agreed to contribute this piece on the relative culinary advantages of his hometown and adopted town. Kind of like I said here,......
  • Official forecast leans to rain, changing to snow

     
    National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling seem to be moving toward a more confident prediction for this week's winter storm. They're talking about a largely rain event for the I-95 corridor, but one that will likely see some changeovers......
  • Food & Wine magazine names O.C. one of 'America's Best Boardwalks'

    Food & Wine magazine names O.C. one of 'America's Best Boardwalks'
    Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks." The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3. By now,...
  • Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire

    Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire
    The Obama administration's latest move to permit testing for oil and gas off Maryland and other Atlantic coast states is drawing flak from both environmentalists and the oil industry. Speaking at a lightly attended public hearing Wednesday afternoon in...
  • Get used to it: showers and T-storms through Thurs.

     
    If you were planning any gardening, camping, hiking, parties or weddings during the next seven days, the forecast from the National Weather Service will not be a pleasant read for you today.There is no sunshine to be seen in the document, just words like....