| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:46 AM
You can thank asparagus.
The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar opens Sunday, its earliest opening date ever. Until 2003, when it was moved up to the first week in May, the opening came in early June.
Bill Gilmore, executive director of Baltimore Office...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 9:34 AM
Maryland authorities say an 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy injured in a personal watercraft accident has died from his injuries. Maryland Natural Resources Police spokesman Sgt. Art Windemuth said Tuesday that Joseph Daniels of York, Pa., was injured in a...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 3:48 PM
Another article in a series about the people and the jobs that define a Maryland summer.
Amanda Clougherty takes a step back and surveys rows of pumpkins, tomatoes and watermelons splayed across tables inside the 4-H building at the Timonium Fairgrounds....
| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:38 AM
This week, Maryland wine lovers will be able to get their favorite bottles delivered directly to their homes — so long as they're interested in buying from one of the 11 wineries that have applied for a shipping permit.
Since the state made the...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 1:28 PM
On Maryland's Eastern Shore, everything leads back to chickens.
The poultry industry is the largest piece of a key sector of the local economy — agriculture — and its reach is broad: from the truckers who move products and the many farmers...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses:
MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The governor has announced the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31.
Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:27 PM
You could drive to a fish market or stop at a roadside stand to pick up a few dozen steamed crabs, or maybe a bushel.
But then you'd miss the tranquility that comes from bobbing in silky-smooth back waters, the sound of bass leaping to catch low-flying...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:30 PM
We asked the experts, from biologists to tackle shop owners, to name the best places for crabbing in Maryland. Here are the Top 10 places we heard about:
Point Lookout, Route 5, St. Mary's County
Solomons Island fishing pier, Route 2, Calvert County...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 4:58 PM
An 18th-century stone house on Downsville Pike near Halfway has been named to Preservation Maryland's 2011 "Endangered Maryland" list of 11 threatened historic properties throughout the state.
The 1780 home, known as "David's Friendship," is one of...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Frederick County is about 50 miles west of Baltimore, about a one-hour drive. Take Interstate 70 west to exit 54 (Maryland Route 355 — Market Street). Make a left on Market Street. Market Street will lead you directly into...