| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fourteen years ago this month, the Islamorada Fish Company restaurant, known to many from travels in the Keys, opened its second location in Dania Beach.
It was a partnership between Bass Pro Shops and a little restaurant that started in 1948 as a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Cedar Key's Tony's Seafood Restaurant's award-winning clam chowder is now being sold at Publix stores. For years, diners have made the long trek to the tiny island – population less than 800 – to enjoy the World Champion Clam Chowder at the...
| Sep 28, 2013
As readers of this column know, food is a prime factor in setting the Postcards From Florida itinerary.
In Apalachicola that connection is oysters, but the historic Gulf Coast destination on Florida's Panhandle has much more to offer.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:17 PM
With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The scientific name of the American shad, Alosa sapidissima, provides a hint as to why it is many people's favorite fish, and why the season when they swim upriver to their breeding grounds is so eagerly awaited. The name means "most delicious herring."...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Confidential surveys of water officials, water users and others involved with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offer some telling insight on why the delta is stuck in a perpetual quagmire.
When it comes to fixing the hub of California’s water...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Now that Nancy Caruso has completed the "easy" task of producing the hugely ambitious Kelpfest, she can return to the heavy lifting she does daily, from taking students on science expeditions to places like Bolsa Chica, Joshua Tree, Yosemite and the...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A young humpback whale swam less than six feet away from Bryant Austin while he was snorkeling off the Kingdom of Tonga in 2004.
Lowering his camera, afraid it would get struck out of his hand, Austin was mesmerized by the marine mammal's subtly hued...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Pop quiz. Which is correct? "The dogs are outside" or "The dogs is outside."
I don't even have to hear your answer to give you an A. Anyone reading an English-language newspaper surely knows that "dogs are" is grammatical and "dogs is" is ungrammatical....
| May 10, 2013
Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market....
| May 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Maryland moved Monday to reduce the commercial harvest of female blue crabs in the aftermath of a survey finding that the Chesapeake Bay's crab population hit a five-year low last winter.
The Department of Natural Resources announced that it was...