Hidden Harbour Marina honored as Clean Marina of the Year
Chesapeake Country has hundreds of marinas, each unique in its own way. They come in different sizes, different locations, different facilities — and different levels of cleanliness and Bay friendliness.
As a child in west central Florida, I was lucky to have a father and grandmother who were into plants. Dad introduced me to the bottlebrush shrub that lived beside our neighbor’s constructed pond. The sharp scent of its leaves, its fuzzy, flouncy red flowers and the way its seedpods all clustered together like rock candy on a stick fascinated me.
For 24 hours — from 6pm May 5 to 6pm May 6 — the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County will host the Great Give 2015. The Great Give is an online fundraising event created to raise awareness and generate mission-critical funds for 180 local charitable causes.
Last year, the Great Give raised $675,467 in a day, allowing local nonprofits to continue to provide valuable services to our community.
At the Galesville Hot Sox reunion game on Saturday, April 25, you’ll see baseball at its best, as community sport and social.
That’s what Bay Weekly founders Sandra Martin and Bill Lambrecht saw on a summer’s day in 1993:
Bay Weekly celebrates 22 years this week. On April 22, Earth Day 1993, we appeared as the Paper Committed to the Chesapeake.
Like so many, Bay Weekly’s founding family was drawn to Chesapeake Bay. But all of us together exert tremendous pressure on this place we love.
How are we doing in finding a sustainable balance?
A big jug was not what waterman Simon Dean of Solomons was expecting to haul up from the bottom of the Patuxent River in his oyster tongs. As a committed young waterman in partnership with wife Rachel to work the water and — with a new venture, Solomons Island Heritage Tours — introduce visitors to the estuarine experience, Dean knows his Chesapeake.
But nothing had prepared him to harvest a botija.
How a 60-something heart-attack survivor found fitness and friendship riding with the Fab Brew Crew
About 5pm on a Tuesday afternoon, I pulled into the nearly empty parking lot of the Inn at Pirates Cove in Galesville.
Where was everyone?
I had expected the place to be teeming with cyclists.
Had I come to the wrong place at the wrong time on the wrong day? Confusion joined doubts that had been growing since I decided to check out the cycling group I heard of from friend John Hoffman.
Senator Ben Cardin wants a system that’s fair and easy to understand
Everybody hates taxes, yet we want more and more services from government.
Trying to balance those two forces, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin wants to change our entire tax system, which he regards as out of whack, not to mention unfair.