| Sep 4, 2012
One of the great summer pleasures that comes with living in Maryland is the opportunity to get on a boat and paddle, motor or sail your way around the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Few places in the U.S. are better suited for boating, and the state'...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:03 PM
This Labor Day weekend I climbed aboard my 1983 Schwinn Traveler bicycle and set out on a different type of harbor cruise.
Words that came to mind on this hot summer day, as I pedaled from Huntington Beach to Newport, were working waterfront facilities,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Rick Carrion has never met Lin and Larry Pardey, but the retired high school science teacher from Cecil County and the couple who met in California and have spent the past six decades not staying put share a special passion for sailing in general and...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:11 AM
The crazy is coming out early this season.
We're back for the 25th season of "Survivor." Really? 25th? That makes me feel old.
Anyways, the twist this year is they've brought back players who had to be removed from the game for medical reasons. When...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos después de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio.
| Jan 21, 2012
| 12:25 PM
John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...
| 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...