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  • Thoughtful bar program

    W hile sitting at the L-shaped bar inside Remington's Parts & Labor on a recent Wednesday evening, it was easy to get distracted. There was no doubt we were in a restaurant attached to a premium butcher shop: Beautiful hunks of meat were on full...
  • Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland

    Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has imposed new rules and regulations on water jet pack businesses in Ocean City to keep thrill-seekers safe. The jet packs — which propel pressurized streams of water to lift riders up to 30 feet above...
  • Aquarium's annual dolphin count in Ocean City hindered by weather

    Aquarium's annual dolphin count in Ocean City hindered by weather
    Dozens of volunteers showed up for the National Aquarium's annual dolphin count Friday morning in Ocean City but the sun was a no-show, leading to nearly zero visibility of the mammals from shore. Chuck Erbe, a 12-year volunteer coordinator from Ocean...
  • Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City

    Coast Guard rescues man from boat off Ocean City
    A man having trouble breathing was rescued Tuesday from a fishing boat off the coast of Ocean City by Coast Guard helicopter. The man, 41, was fishing on a boat approximately 45 miles off Ocean City at about 3:30 p.m. when another crew member aboard the...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Greek Festival with extended festivities

    This weekend in Ocean City: Greek Festival with extended festivities
    Visitors to Ocean City this weekend will get to say, "it’s all Greek to me" for a little longer as the annual Greek Festival adds an extra day to its celebration. This year the event, in its 25th year in Ocean City, extends through Monday. The...
  • Try these great Mid-Atlantic beachers

    It's summer. It's beach season. But where to go for the sun and the sand? Whether you're a newbie in the area or a longtime resident in search of fresh ideas, have a look at the itineraries we've pulled together for various types of beachgoers. Then...
  • Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games

    Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games
    When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk,...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Obstacle race Today, July 13: The Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race will begin at Prince George's Stadium in Bowie. Three- and 6-mile courses. Information: downanddirtyobstaclerace.com. Ocean Games Saturday, July 19: The Ocean Games in Ocean City,...
  • Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past

    Historic Horse Trails illustrate Maryland's equine past
    For longer than the U.S. has been a nation, Marylanders have been horse people. George Washington raced thoroughbred horses in Annapolis in the 1750s, 100 years after the animals were first introduced to the area. A statue of Casimir Pulaski, a Polish...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...