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  • Baltimore bartenders mix it in cocktail competition

    Baltimore bartenders mix it in cocktail competition
    Monday was a night of many firsts at Angels Rock Bar. It was the first time the bar, and possibly the United States Bartenders' Guild, presented a cocktail-and-tattoo bartending competition. It was the first time some of the competitors submitted...
  • Local bartenders make winning cocktails

    For the home bartender, part of the fun is the experimentation. It can be joyous, disappointing, expensive — or all three. But Trent O'Connor and Brendan Dorr, two local bartenders, have some suggestions for a winning formula. Dorr, the bartender...
  • 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."...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Five things to do this weekend

    Five things to do this weekend
    The weatherman says a great fall weekend is in store. So get out and stay out with one of these activities: 1) Take the kids over to the Cambridge side of the Choptank River Saturday morning and let them fish for free in the inaugural Bill Burton Youth...
  • Hazards of fracking deserve closer look

    In an article about natural gas drilling ("Md. environment chief wants more U.S. oversight of fracking," April 13), The Sun's John Fritze reports that to "extract natural gas through fracking, companies use millions of gallons of liquids," but that...
  • Weather threatens another opening day of rockfish fishing

    Weather threatens another opening day of rockfish fishing
    The state says it's OK to eat more striped bass, but the question today, the opening of the spring season, is whether you'll be able to catch them. In a repeat of last year, high winds are expected to rake the bay, generating three- to five-foot waves...
  • Harris does nothing for the middle class

    Thank you to Dan Rodricks for his excellent assessment of Congressman Andy Harris ("The right's obsession with abortion," April 10). As a resident of Anne Arundel County, represented by Harris, I am appalled at how he has done nothing for his constituents...
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  • Changes you may encounter while preparing this season's tax return

    Changes you may encounter while preparing this season's tax return
    For taxpayers who are procrastinators, this is your year. Not only is the Internal Revenue Service asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days, to April 18, because...
  • Daring Marylanders take the 15th annual Polar Bear Plunge

    Daring Marylanders take the 15th annual Polar Bear Plunge
    Patricia Cabezas was downright giddy as she peered out at the Chesapeake Bay getting herself pumped to take a dip in the icy water. But something was missing — it wasn't snowing. Last year, she took part in her first Polar Bear Plunge, the hugely...