| Jul 17, 2011
You knew they were tasty. But did you know crabs were art?
At least they are in the hands of a few area painters. They take those hard, pointy, colorful outer shells, the ones that usually get rolled up in a newspaper and thrown away when the crab...
| 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,...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass.
Wells wants the Asian...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 8:14 AM
In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call.
C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:14 AM
In 2003, Mike Dufton purchased a 2,200-square-foot townhome on tranquil Back Creek just outside Annapolis in the community of King James Landing.
The end-of-group design featuring a side entrance, along with views of the water just beyond the front yard,...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: "Freak storm sweeps in without warning: Motorists stranded" was one of the headlines in The Baltimore Sun, referring to the snow that hit Maryland on Nov. 6-7,....
| Jan 30, 2011
Ray Bahr ought to be taking it easy. He's 75 and retired after a successful career as a cardiologist. Instead, the Canton resident finds himself prowling alleys in East Baltimore on the lookout for illegally dumped trash and goading city officials to...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:57 PM
State fisheries officials outlined a sweeping plan they hope to implement by December to curb commercial striped bass poaching in the Chesapeake Bay. The announcement Wednesday night came just four months after miles of illegal nets filled with 13 tons of...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:50 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Concrete that once blocked fish from swimming up the Patapsco River to spawn has a new life as home for aquatic creatures at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay.
Water cannons blasted chunks of the demolished Simkins Dam off a barge Wednesday, completing...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 5:09 PM
With flavors like Raspberry Truffle, Cotton Candy and Burgundy Cherry, Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory has never had a problem luring walk-in customers to its perch near City Dock in downtown Annapolis. The 35-year-old shop's location in one of Maryland's...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
After several years of discouraging results, Maryland fisheries officials say the number of juvenile striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay this summer was the fourth highest in the 58-year history of their annual census.
The abundance of palm-sized newborns...