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  • Tuesday forecast: Mostly cloudy, high 69

    The National Weather Service is calling for Tuesday to be mostly cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 69 and southwest winds of 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming northwesterly. There is a 50 percent chance of precipitation during the day and 100...
  • Forecast: Rain all day, high 63

    The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 63 degrees and winds becoming northerly between 6 and 9 miles per hour. Scattered thunderstorms may develop, mainly south of the Baltimore area, with...
  • Spend the Cold Season Exploring Citrus

    It’s Citrus Season!! Winter time is citrus time and seasonal citrus started a few weeks ago with local Satsuma Mandarins, then Meyer Lemons, Cara Cara Oranges, next up is local Blood Oranges, and more to come.  Of course the standard navel...
  • From the bay, Maryland eats divinely again

    From the bay, Maryland eats divinely again
    We've been slurping Chesapeake oysters, my Chesapeake Bay Foundation buddy Don Baugh and I, for more than 100 years between us. And while we've known the bay in better times, we never had better oysters from it than the dozens we downed — chilled...
  • MD oyster survival best since '85

    MD oyster survival best since '85
    Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.  A fall survey of oyster bars ...
  • 'Power of the king' on display at National Gallery of Art

    War is hell, but it seems beautiful in the textiles hanging on the walls of Washington's National Gallery of Art in the exhibit "The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries." Celebrating that Portuguese Catholic king's victory over a...
  • Shoot 'em up, blow 'em up

    Shoot 'em up, blow 'em up
    What history dictates, Hollywood redirects. Following 9/11 and the invasion of Iraq (President George W. Bush's own landmark case of redirection), skeptical and shaken moviegoers were offered a spate of films responding to our new wars on the...
  • Watermen are good people unfairly villified

    I just finished reading an article in a local publication that went as far to name various fishing communities such as "Tangier Island, Smith Island, Crisfield, Cambridge, St. Michaels, Oxford, Kent Island, Rock Hall and others in Bay Country" as being in...
  • Body of victim in Chesapeake Bay crash recovered near Smith Island

    Search crews on Monday recovered the body of a woman, believed to be the victim of a small plane crash over the weekend, from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, police said. Mary L. Lagerquist, 78, of Sequim, Wash., had been a passenger Sunday in a...
  • OysterFest: the shucking competition

    OysterFest: the shucking competition
    Baltimore Beer Week is about to take over the city for 11 days, or it just seems that way. But don't forget the annual OysterFest down in Federal Hill. Ryleigh's Oyster Ball is Thursday night. Tickets sales are going well, Scotti Offutt of Ryleigh's...
  • Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift

    Plane crash in Chesapeake Bay left mother and son adrift
    Lanny Ross struggled to push his 78-year-old mother through the surf toward shore. On a cool, cloudy October afternoon, his two-seater plane had smacked into the Chesapeake Bay, stranding them both amid five-foot waves. His mother's right eye was...