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  • Couple takes crab cookery to new waterfront spot

    Couple takes crab cookery to new waterfront spot
    The first in a weekly series about the people and the jobs that define a Maryland summer. Chad Slivenski and Renee Hoover make the commute from Dundalk in about 10 minutes, rolling into the restaurant parking lot in their dark-blue Honda Element with the...
  • Treasure hunt

    Treasure hunt
    On the wave-tossed banks of the Eastern Shore, treasure washes onto the sand every day —ordinary glass thrown into the water decades ago, where it was broken and beaten by the sea for years, emerging finally as rare and beautiful "sea glass."...
  • A sour oyster stew

    A sour oyster stew
    Maryland is heavily invested in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population, as well it should be. The tasty bivalves are not only prized by epicures and the watermen who harvest them but also by all those who care about the bay's health because,...
  • If you go: How to find sea glass

    If you go: How to find sea glass
    Where to look in Maryland Head east. The Chesapeake Bay's eastern beaches are better than those on the west side, but local collectors have found good pieces where the Potomac River empties into the bay. Do research. Check with local historical...
  • Trash incineration isn't renewable energy

    Trash incineration isn't renewable energy
    A growing coalition of environmentalists, public health advocates and sustainable businesses including renewable energy companies and composters are urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto legislation that would qualify trash incineration as a "Tier 1"...
  • Historic organ

  • Take the plunge, then party with Pauly D

    Take the plunge, then party with Pauly D
    It's time to take the plunge with Pauly D. Relax, now, because I'm not talking about moving to New Jersey or having to bunk down between J-Wow and Sammi Sweetheart. What I'm talking about is the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point State Park. Bare it...
  • Civil War sites in Maryland

    Civil War sites in Maryland
    While the first shots of the Civil War were fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, the first blood spilled in fighting occurred in Baltimore on April 19, 1861, when a mob of Southern sympathizers clashed with Massachusetts soldiers...
  • Table Talk: Six was one Liberatore's too many for family owners

    Table Talk: Six was one Liberatore's too many for family owners
    The Owings Mills Liberatore's closed March 7 after a 15-year run. Well, folks started to worry, Dante Liberatore told me, so he called to set the situation straight. He told me that the Owings Mills closing was the result of "bad math." "We believe in...
  • Dining with the 'Masters'

    Dining with the 'Masters'
    Want a recipe for weekend fun that blends food, wine and philanthropy? Head to Wilmington, Del., and join acclaimed chefs and dining trendsetters for the "Meals From the Masters" foodie extravaganza. The annual fundraiser benefits Meals on Wheels food...
  • Don't give up on septic

    When columnist Erma Bombeck published her book "The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" in the mid-1970s, she was trafficking in suburban, comedic gold. Septic systems were universal — iconic, even — and as close as a waste...
  • Good news on rockfish: we can eat more of it

    Good news on rockfish: we can eat more of it
    Tomorrow, boatloads of fishermen will be testing their luck trying to catch what is arguably the most delectable fish in the Chesapeake Bay: the striped bass. Just as the recreational fishing season was about to open Saturday, the Maryland Department...