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  • Dream home: Modern remake

    Dream home: Modern remake
    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,...
  • Number of young striped bass in Chesapeake Bay spikes

    Number of young striped bass in Chesapeake Bay spikes
    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...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • Healing Baltimore's harbor

    Healing Baltimore's harbor
    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...
  • State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching

    State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching
    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...
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    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...
  • New reef created in Chesapeake Bay

    New reef created in Chesapeake Bay
    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...
  • Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers

    Annapolis business owners and festivals battle for customers
    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...
  • Snow talk cranks up

     
    It is way too early in the season to be writing about snow, but I don't see how I can avoid it this afternoon. Both Eric the Red and AccuWeather.com are posting snow chatter, even snow maps. It's Oct. 27!A......
  • Soft Shell Celebration Week continues through Monday

     
    A reminder that Dine Downtown Baltimore's Soft Shell Celebration Week is continuing through Monday. Here's a link (to a pdf) of the participating restaurants on what they're featuring.Cinghiale isn't an official participant in the promotion but they're...
  • Winter weather advisory in effect for area

     
    A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Baltimore-Washington area Saturday, as the National Weather Service is predicting that a storm could hit the region with as much as four inches of snow. The forecast calls for a mix......
  • The 'Gails' of November 1953

     
    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,....