| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:07 PM
This weekend: Awards, comedy, a finale and premieres, including the promising "Parts Unknown."
Anthony Bourdain is good company, and that makes him good television. He was wonderful on "No Reservations," and he flourishes on "Parts Unknown," debuting at...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:21 PM
April 1 is the official start to the blue crab harvest in Maryland. But don't reach for your mallet just yet.
"It's not time for crabs," said Jessica Borowski, a manager at Midtown BBQ and Brew. "It's too cold out."
The crabs seem to agree. The...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Anthony Bourdain heads to Myanmar for the debut of his CNN show. Get ready for “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” bowing at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Bourdain will receive heavy exposure on CNN's weekends. “Parts Unknown” will repeat...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:43 AM
The first step to being successful at fly fishing is tying a fly creatively enough to make it seem real to the fish you're trying to catch.
Considered by many to be something of an art form, tying flies is an acquired skill. With hopes of learning how...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:06 PM
— Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room.
As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If you were choosing an official Maryland sandwich based on popularity, there'd be no contest. The crab cake would beat the soft-shell crab sandwich every time.
So, if the General Assembly enacts a bill this session that makes the soft-shell crab...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Six people have been charged since the start of this month with illegally catching striped bass in federal waters more than three miles off the coast of Ocean City, according to the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Police said the recreational fishers...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Some people are content to work all their lives and never enjoy the many wonders of the world. I’m not one of those folks. I enjoy fishing.
Late fall had arrived and it was time for the dogs (my fishing buddies) to head down to Smith Island.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Superstorm Sandy has left the small town of Crisfield reeling from floods that destroyed homes and power outages that persist three weeks after the deluge. But the storm hasn't dampened the community spirit in this Eastern Shore enclave.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
By Monday evening, Hurricane Sandy's remains surrounded Ocean City.
From the east, the evening high tide, a full moon and a 7-foot storm surge sent waves crashing over dunes in some spots. To the west, a white-capped Assawoman Bay overflowed onto the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:00 PM
After viewing two episodes of Cinemax's new spy thriller, "Hunted," I sat down one recent Saturday intending to watch the third. Several hours later, I had finished the season's eighth and final hour with just one thought in my head: "I can't wait to...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
— In a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to jump-start the lagging restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, lawyers for farmers and homebuilders argued in federal court here Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its...