| 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
Sunday, Jan. 20
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...
| Mar 14, 2013
There is no shortage of decent Mexican restaurants in the western suburbs, but far too many of them play down to their audiences, falling back on the standard Mexican and even Tex-Mex dishes that everybody prepares.
Today we look at two west suburban...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Larry Simns, who founded and led the Maryland Watermen's Association for four decades and was a key influence on efforts to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, died Thursday. He was 75.
Mr. Simns, who grew up in the Eastern Shore fishing village of...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., a fourth-generation waterman and longtime advocate for the Chesapeake Bay and those who make their living from its waters, died Thursday of bone cancer at his Rock Hall home. He was 75.
"Larry stood sentry for the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:39 AM
The season's chilly weather calls for comfort food, but that's no reason to pack on the pounds. After all, spring is right around the corner.
We asked local chefs to share their comfort food favorites, lightened up a bit in honor of the season ahead....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Oyster happy hours have been popping up lately. Corner BYOB in Hampden had a Saturday afternoon oyster party a few weeks ago. They called it a Shuck-n-Chat. Love that.
In January, Ten Ten in Harbor East started up Local Oyster Nights on Tuesday...
| 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,...
| Jan 20, 2013
NORTHERN TERRITORY, Australia — It was a terrible thing to admit to myself, but my teenage daughters are a bit spoiled. My own youth involved riding public transportation, taking bug-infested hikes, sailing competitively in thunderstorms and...