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Tales of Piracy on the Chesapeake Bay
There’s a bit of pirate in everyone – a love of the water, sense of adventure and wink of defiance for following rules. Read more...

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The Day the Bay Went Dry
How Chesapeake Bootleggers Helped Quench the Nation’s Thirst. Read more...

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Bay Walls of Fame

When I started visiting crab decks, I’d scan dining rooms to get a feel for the general atmosphere. Read more...

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A Toast to the Chesatiki Bay
As we walk onto the crab deck, I can’t suppress a smile when I see a pair of red and yellow plastic palm trees. Read more...

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Aqua-Land & Aquafarms — A Day with Maryland Dreamers
Fall is the time of year when I like to dream big. There’s something about autumn’s crisp mornings that makes me want to plan, create and renovate. Read more...

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Getaway in a Glass
Meeting mixologist Tom Brown at Herrington Harbor Marina would have been perfect. Read more... 

Beating Winter Blues with Franks & Planks
What a wretched time of year! At our house, we’re sick of hearing weathermen’s false promises about inches of snow and receiving only rain and mud. Read more...

Crabs on Wheels
Labor Day might mark the official end of carefree summer days, but that doesn't mean you have to throw in the towel on eating crabs. Read more...

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The Oddest Driftwood
I’ve always wanted a ghost. Not a big terrifying apparition like in the movie Poltergeist. More like a congenial companion spirit who would float about. Read more...