Cherry Blossoms, Day Trips & Marriage Proposals

National Harbor By Lani Gering Cherry Blossoms, Day Trips & Marriage Proposals Springtime is just around the corner and you know what this means? Cherry Blossom Time! With tourism being at a virtual standstill due to the pandemic, not nearly as many warm bodies will be clamoring and crowding into the area to witness the […]

These Countries Need Love Too!

Take Photos, Leave Footprints By Scott Dicken These Countries Need Love Too! Travel bucket lists are my ultimate clickbait. Nothing is more likely to have me feverishly reaching for my mouse than ‘The Top destinations to Visit in 2021’ or ‘The Most Surprising Must-Visit Locations’. I’m also a hard numbers man – which naturally attracts […]

Celebrate the Inaugural Annapolis Oyster Fest  from March 1st to 21st

From the Bay Celebrate the Inaugural Annapolis Oyster Fest  from March 1st to 21st The Downtown Annapolis Partnership has launched a new event called the Annapolis Oyster Fest to help boost sales for local restaurants, Maryland’s Waterman, and a Maryland-based brewery this March 1st to 21st.  This event has also partnered with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to […]

Spring Break with a Vengeance

Caribbean Connection By Billy Phibbs   Spring Break with a Vengeance   How I wish to write about something other than the New “Covid” World we live in but unfortunately this invisible predator still lingers amidst our society much like a flatulent, still stinking.   Spring is a time of rebirth. A time to shed […]

Conspiracies, political hijinks, social disorder…COVID-19.

Caribbean Connection By Billy Phibbs   It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… As for 2020, it was pretty much the worst… all the time…   Conspiracies, political hijinks, social disorder…COVID-19.   The pandemic has been and still is the uncrowned king of 2020’s epic reign of disaster and disorder. […]

Oyster Prices Plummet Amid Pandemic-Help Is On the Way!

By Jeremy Cox & Timothy B. Wheeler   Oyster Prices Plummet Amid Pandemic-Help Is On the Way! With several hours of daylight to spare, Ronnie Robbins and his son, Jason, had already docked their 36-foot deadrise workboat on Hooper’s Island and started unloading their briny cargo. Into the bed of a waiting pickup, went 20 bushels […]

Remembering Bill LaMar and Usher

Remembering Bill LaMar and Usher by Julie Reardon In any sport involving animals, there are certain people, and certain animals, that leave an indelible impression on us. Some of these because they’re so freakishly outstanding, they dominate competition and are remembered for years to come. Others are people who mentor, and encourage, and some are […]

Let’s Celebrate the Year of the Ox at the MGM

By Lani Gering   Year of the Ox 2021 is a year of the Ox, starting from February 12th, 2021 (Chinese lunar New Year Day) and lasting until January 31st, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox year. The recent zodiac years of the Ox sign are: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021. An Ox year occurs every 12 years. […]

Valentine’s Day Special: Romantic Travel Destinations

By Scott Dicken Valentine’s Day Special: Romantic Travel Destinations While romantic getaways for Valentine’s day are likely confined to our immediate surroundings this year, the time will soon come when we’re ready to hit the road again with our significant others. And, after a year (or more) of cabin fever, what better way to shake […]

THE WORST OF 2020: Let’s *YEET these words and phrases back to the last decade!

THE WORST OF 2020: Let’s *YEET these words and phrases back to the last decade! By Julie Reardon Now that 2020 has finally ended, let’s help it make a clean break and kill the use of a whole host of trite phrases and sayings it spawned and/or popularized. I took an informal poll of my […]