| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:47 AM
They sell t-shirts that in turn help Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. That's the focus of a Glouceser Point, Va.-based business that's finished its fifth – and largest – year in 2012, according to a news release.
“Be the Bay is...
| Jan 18, 2013
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Celebration The 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will be held at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The reception takes place at 2 p.m.,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Island View Waterfront Cafe is the kind of place that's made for summer. But that doesn't mean a wintertime visit is a bad idea.
On a recent Friday night — cold and rainy — the summertime crowds were nowhere to be found. But the service was...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Picking out the perfect Valentine’s gift for your sweetie is easy. You can never go wrong with roses, chocolate, diamonds or a new fragrance.
They say food is the way to a man’s heart, but ladies have to eat, too. Either way, impress your...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As gulls and cormorants perched on the walls of Fort Carroll looked on, a crabbing boat stopped long enough to jettison 30 bushel baskets of very special oyster shells into the Patapsco River.
On the boat, a handful of Pasadena residents spent their...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Many a name-brand casino in Vegas, Atlantic City and elsewhere feature high-end restaurants conceived by celebrity chefs. Locally, at Maryland Live! casino in Arundel Mills, the celebrity is the restaurant chain, The Prime Rib, which opened in January,...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:05 PM
It's 7 o'clock on a Friday night, and Racks Fish House + Oyster Bar is hopping. Every stool at the bar that winds from inside to outside is taken. It's happy hour, and people are drinking, but they're also partaking in Buck-a-Shuck, when Racks puts Blue...
| May 26, 2013
Victorio's Oyster Bar & Grille started in 1979 as a small Italian pizzeria. Today it's a homegrown chain with locations in Apopka, Longwood, Oviedo and Titusville.
Each outpost has its own personality, but all serve the same homemade sauces and...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:25 AM
I've followed many a Salt Life bumper sticker on I-95, but until Salt Life Food Shack came along, I never knew much more about this two-word idiom.
Salt Life — an homage to Florida fishing, surfing and swimming — is a lifestyle brand with...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
It's planting time in the Chesapeake Bay, just as it is on land for farmers and gardeners across Maryland.
Instead of seeds, though, hundreds of millions of speck-sized baby oysters — known as spat — are being planted this spring in Harris...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The following is the full text of Gov. Bob McDonnell's 2013 State of the Commonwealth address:
Mr. Speaker. Mr. President.
Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of the State Corporation Commission,
Ladies and Gentlemen of the General Assembly,...