| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:21 PM
April 1 is the official start to the blue crab harvest in Maryland. But don't reach for your mallet just yet.
"It's not time for crabs," said Jessica Borowski, a manager at Midtown BBQ and Brew. "It's too cold out."
The crabs seem to agree. The...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
By Monday evening, Hurricane Sandy's remains surrounded Ocean City.
From the east, the evening high tide, a full moon and a 7-foot storm surge sent waves crashing over dunes in some spots. To the west, a white-capped Assawoman Bay overflowed onto the...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:16 PM
It's hard work catching soft crabs, a fickle livelihood in an increasingly precarious part of the world.
Starting before sunup, Smith Island waterman Mark Kitching spends hours repeatedly "scraping" the submerged grass beds that grow abundantly around...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 63 degrees and winds becoming northerly between 6 and 9 miles per hour. Scattered thunderstorms may develop, mainly south of the......
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Tangier's in Canton is on hiatus. A publicist for the restaurant sent along a statement from the owner, Alain Suissa, pictured here, who says he has "encountered some difficult and challenging family issues unrelated to the restaurant,' and that he...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:22 PM
The three-alarm fire on November 21st near the corner of Boston Street and Montford Avenue did more damage to Calabrese Hair Salon than it did to the new Hollywood Burger Bistro. A week later, the salon is back open; the......
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:15 AM
I just finished reading an article in a local publication that went as far to name various fishing communities such as "Tangier Island, Smith Island, Crisfield, Cambridge, St. Michaels, Oxford, Kent Island, Rock Hall and others in Bay Country" as being in...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:07 PM
Search crews on Monday recovered the body of a woman, believed to be the victim of a small plane crash over the weekend, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, police said.
Mary L. Lagerquist, 78, of Sequim, Wash., had been a passenger Sunday in a...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Baltimore Beer Week is about to take over the city for 11 days, or it just seems that way. But don't forget the annual OysterFest down in Federal Hill.
Ryleigh's Oyster Ball is Thursday night. Tickets sales are going well, Scotti Offutt of Ryleigh's...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore.
On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves.
His mother's right eye was...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Hamburgers, like movie stars, are sometimes cast in new roles. There is a lot of that going on at Hollywood Burger Bistro in Canton.
The menu is dominated by hamburgers made, according to the restaurant's website, from hormone-free California beef. The...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Kevin Marshall and Buddy Evans, like many cousins, are close. They keep in touch regularly and enjoy talking over a cup of coffee when they can get together.
The two, who have spent much of their lives on the Chesapeake Bay as watermen, even took their...