Retiring to the beach: Ocean City Stories
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Retiring to the beach: Ocean City Stories

Bob and Cindy Plympton have been regulars at the Fenwick Inn for the better part of a decade, and in Ocean City generally for the better part of…

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Art is a way of life in Berlin
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Art is a way of life in Berlin

This weekend artists all over Berlin will open their studios for tours. Some are in buildings, some are in homes and others in businesses that aren’t exclusively for…

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He thought he was an only child, then his sister made contact
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He thought he was an only child, then his sister made contact

The internet can make communication efficient, but that doesn’t mean it can make it easy, especially when the news is sensitive and requires subtlety; for that, nothing compares…

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Ocean Bowl turns 40, people hang out
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Ocean Bowl turns 40, people hang out

The Ocean Bowl 40th Anniversary was more for the people who won’t see 40 this decade or the next than people who already have. Over the years, the…

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The kids in the kitchen at Captain’s Table
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The kids in the kitchen at Captain’s Table

Growing up in the hotel business is a double edged sword: you don’t have to look too hard for work when you’re a kid, but the work you get is the…

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Is Hang Gliding the perfect day trip? Probably.
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Is Hang Gliding the perfect day trip? Probably.

I made the trip to Virginia Hang Gliding in just under an hour. I was visiting the airfield as part of my whirlwind tour of the Eastern Shore of…

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Local adaptive athlete sets his eyes on gold and more
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Local adaptive athlete sets his eyes on gold and more

When people thank Jeremy Goetzinger for his service, he smiles and corrects them. It’s a peculiarity of being a person who is missing limbs during war time. He’s had plenty…

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Participating in the scene: Patrick Henry’s next turn
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Participating in the scene: Patrick Henry’s next turn

If you’ve never had the pleasure, there’s nothing quite like a conversation with Berlin artist Patrick Henry. Sitting in the quiet front room of his gallery one day,…

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Looking for Subjects in West O
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Looking for Subjects in West O

Over the last few weeks we’ve been working on a video feature called “Ocean City Stories” wherein contributor BL and I knock around Ocean City with a camera…

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Getting ready at The Ropewalk
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Getting ready at The Ropewalk

There is a sensory experience that is as much taste as it is smell when you pass from the oppressive heat of the parking lot and into a…

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