| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Blue crab and oyster landings in Virginia are surging, yet dinner plates in Hampton Roads are often filled with imported seafood.
That could change depending on the results of a study that aims to determine if the region will buy seafood —...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Efforts to restore native oysters in Maryland's portion of the Chesapeake Bay are about to begin in earnest, as state and federal officials air plans to conduct large-scale reef rebuilding projects in Harris Creek on the Eastern Shore.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:56 AM
With tender and succulent crabs so plentiful on the West Coast, take advantage of this fleeting delicacy by hosting a crab feast in your backyard.
Since there is no way to eat crab quickly – or without making a mess – these gatherings are...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Though it opened just last year, Gunner's Grille in Taneytown feels like it's been around forever. That's both good and bad.
On the good side, the restaurant's rustic atmosphere is downright charming, and its interpretations of classics, like chicken-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Shaw's Crab House
21 E. Hubbard Street
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Baked Oysters with Artichoke Topping
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Steven Hayes, the notorious killer who sits on death row for the 2007 slayings of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters, wants to waive his appeals and proceed to his execution, a path that serial killer Michael Ross took before being put to death in...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:01 AM
While he sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred, detailed defense,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Background: Elliot Wolf and Merv Jonata own the adjoining Coconuts, which sits directly on the Intracoastal. When the dive shop that now houses G & B moved out, they jumped at the chance to open. "Every major city you go to has these places," says Wolf,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The Virginia Half-Shell Oyster Tasting returns from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the parking lot adjacent to Kelsick Specialty Market, 6632 Main Street, Gloucester Courthouse.
Sponsored by the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association, the annual event...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:14 PM
What's the scariest thing about Halloween? It's the unofficial opening of the holiday entertaining season.
Ina Garten understands. The Food Network star, also known as the Barefoot Contessa, doesn't pretend home entertaining is easy, on any scale. "It'...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:05 AM
We're in oyster festival season, and Ryleigh's OysterFest is up next. The two-day block party takes place Saturday and Sunday on Cross Street in Federal Hill.
The Saturday block party, from noon-11 p.m., also features $1 oysters, fresh-squeezed crushes...