Recipe | Eastern Shore Oyster Stew

September, October, November, December – and so on until March – have a delicious somethin’-somethin’ in common: each month contains the letter “r.”

Some say you shouldn’t eat oysters in non “r” months. 236 more words

Federal officials hold meeting on offshore drilling 100 miles away from the Virginia coast

RICHMOND, Va. – Officials from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held a public meeting on Wednesday afternoon about the potential for offshore drilling off the Virginia coast. 279 more words


In Praise of Uncomfortable Books: Huck & Harper Revisited

Huck and Harper are on the block again and I’m not comfortable with that.  Then again, I think it’s high time we all got uncomfortable. 826 more words


Maryland To Close Drawbridge On Eastern Shore For Repairs

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — State highway officials are closing a drawbridge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for repairs for two weeks beginning next month.

The 80-year-old drawbridge in Cambridge carries Md. 109 more words


Whale washes ashore on the Eastern Shore

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – Researchers with the Virginia Aquarium are trying to figure out why a whale found washed ashore died.

On Sunday afternoon, the aquarium received a call about the whale washed ashore in Chincoteague Island. 54 more words


5 hidden gems on the Delmarva Peninsula

When I was 13, living in rural Ohio, I didn’t yet know that I would eventually develop a love affair with long, winding back-country roads and abandoned barns. 730 more words

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