| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
They're the questions that vex leisure travelers across regions, languages, origins and destinations: When will I find the best fare? Should I buy that plane ticket now or wait?
Websites are increasingly responding to these universal questions with...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The General Assembly has an opportunity this year to give a big boost to Maryland's struggling marine industry while also generating additional tax revenues for the fund responsible for upkeep and improvements to the region's waterways. It's time us to...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:33 PM
When Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat owners Lori and Mike Curtin locked up at 5 p.m. Friday, they cried.
"We put our life into this business, and we're just tapped out," said Lori, 40. "We can't do any more."
The store's website encourages customers to say...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:55 AM
As the 28th Palm Beach International Boat Show opened Thursday, organizers were upbeat about expectations, noting that exhibits were sold out and advance ticket sales were up about 12 percent from last year.
For many exhibitors, strong buyer interest at...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Buckroe Fishing Pier (727-1486):
The pier will hold its 2013 fishing season grand opening Monday, April 1. Thereafter, the pier will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except when there are severe weather warnings in effect.
Kayak fishing (by...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Though it's been a recreational sport since the mid-1800s, kayaking is currently enjoying a major moment in the sun — or shade, as the case may be.
The Baltimore region is home to dozens of kayaking clubs and groups, each full of friendly...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:40 AM
The maritime economy hasn't been shipshape in the city that calls itself "America's Sailing Capital."
The doldrums that becalmed the national powerboat and sailboat industry four years ago did not spare Annapolis — or the two boat shows that have...
| May 24, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The weekend is so close you can taste it.
If you're headed east to the Atlantic, take a look at our guide to 100 Best Beach Eats, which covers Ocean City, West Ocean City and Delaware towns stretching from Fenwick Island to Lewes.
It might be hard to...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
The algae blooms fouling Baltimore area waters apparently have claimed more victims, as more dead fish have been spotted floating in the Inner Harbor and washing ashore at Fort McHenry just south of downtown.
Investigators with the Maryland Department of...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:19 AM
"He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme
"Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:50 PM
The waters in Newport Harbor are bubbling with the Newport Beach City Council's desire to raise the rates for a tideland fee for commercial operations, which you can expect will be expanded to the residential properties.
Officials say the increase...