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"Drink Boh, save crabs! Oh boy, what a cause!"

- Mr. Boh

Giving kids the tools they need to learn

Stroll the streets for art's sake

June 3, 1938 - August 2, 2018

Artist Jan Kirsh’s visual garden

Nextival promises the next level in good times

Nextival is “the next evolution in a festival,” according to its creator Billy Zero.     “I wanted to do something for families and kids because there’s not very much at a lot of events,” he tells Bay Weekly.     Nextival brings all that and more to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds this weekend.

A 2018 high school grad explains how America vanquished its most numerous bird

Passenger pigeons were once the most numerous birds in North America, thought to number in the billions. They were beautiful creatures, larger and more colorful than their cousin, the mourning dove. Their tremendous and deafening nomadic flocks darkened the skies for hours, sending chickens to roost and panicking people and livestock. The adage safety in numbers could have been coined for passenger pigeons, for they were protected by the size of their flocks.

How Executive Chef Steve Hardison keeps it fresh for Pirates Cove

Change is good. Renovating menus keeps a restaurant fresh and innovative. The old adage, don’t mess with a good thing, isn’t always true.     Modifying the words may be simple, but setting those changes in motion can be daunting. Executive Chef Steve Hardison of Pirates Cove, in Galesville, knows this all too well.

Swimming in our Chesapeake — more than ever

There are many fish in the Bay. Most of them we never see — unless we’re catching as well as fishing.     Dolphins are the exception — in two ways. First, they’re mammals, not fish. Second, they break the surface of the water once or twice each minute for air because dolphins, like us humans, need to breathe.

Join the party at Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Volunteers will be helping this year’s 100 or so Palooza paddlers circle Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center’s horsehead peninsula, passing through the waters of Cabin Creek, Kent Narrows and Marshy Creek before landing at the Lakeside Pavilion for food, fun and music.