After 35 years in business, the original J/R's Ribs in Ocean City has closed its doors.
The restaurant, which opened in 1980 at 6104 Coastal Highway, closed after owner Jack Hubberman retired, the Maryland Coast Dispatch reported.
J/R's Ribs had a second location at 109 131st St. that closed last year. The original J/R's closed Nov.Read more
DELMARVA, Md. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources says a manatee has been found dead in Assateague.
The Daily Times of Salisbury reports the animal was first seen on Oct. 27 on Assateague Island. High tides brought it back out to sea but it washed up again and was rediscovered on Oct. 29.Read more
Boardwalk performers have filed a lawsuit against Ocean City officials who enacted regulations governing how the musicians, artists and others entertain the crowds there.Read more
It's after Labor Day, so at this point in summer everybody is either thinking about school or football. So that means they're not thinking about the beach — good news for Marylanders who want to avoid crowds.
It's an especially good time to check out a few new places to stay. One option is the Bethany Beach Ocean Suites hotel, which opened in July and is operated under the Marriott Residence Inn banner.Read more
An Ocean City-based brewpub is expanding into Harford County with the establishment of a tap house and restaurant in the building previously occupied by a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant in Abingdon.
"We wanted to expand, and the opportunity came about that there was a property in Harford County, and we jumped on it," Josh Shores Sr., owner of the Ocean City Brewing Co., said.Read more
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Ocean City police say the body of a Pennsylvania man who went missing while swimming has been recovered.
Police say officers went to the Ocean City Inlet Tuesday morning and found the body of 37-year-old James Benjamin Lenhart of Souderton, Pennsylvania.
Officers say Lenhart was reported missing early Sunday. He was last seen near Caroline Street.Read more