| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
We've been slurping Chesapeake oysters, my Chesapeake Bay Foundation buddy Don Baugh and I, for more than 100 years between us.
And while we've known the bay in better times, we never had better oysters from it than the dozens we downed — chilled...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:40 AM
Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.
A fall survey of oyster bars ...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:26 PM
War is hell, but it seems beautiful in the textiles hanging on the walls of Washington's National Gallery of Art in the exhibit "The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries." Celebrating that Portuguese Catholic king's victory over a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Bill writes so movingly about his pigout food that I wish I could help him out, but I don't know of any restaurant where it's a specialty. I looked at the menus of a couple of places I thought of, but......
| May 24, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I finally caught up with one of the owners of Tangier's Bistro Bar and Martini Lounge, which opened Wednesday in Canton, in the spot where Meridian 54 used to be. Alain Suissa, who worked for Washington's Ritz-Carlton for many years......
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Break out the teriyaki and soak your wood chips, it's time to smoke up some Spanish mackerel and bluefish. Reports of consistent catches of both, though heavier on the blue side, have made it across my email and text messages in the past few days.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Two recent cases of flesh-eating bacteria — one contracted by a man boating on the Chesapeake Bay — don't signal an uptick of the pathogen in local waters, experts say.
But the cases are a reminder of what the aggressive vibrio vulnificus...