Back to business: 2015 begins
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Back to business: 2015 begins

This is part of the annual Year in Review series of essays. It begins with an introduction found here. Let’s get food right out of the way: I’m not…

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Bleak weather in February
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Bleak weather in February

This is part of the annual Year in Review series of essays. It begins with an introduction found here. Whether the Patriots won or the Seahawks lost, February started…

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Bidding a fond farewell to 2015
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Bidding a fond farewell to 2015

As 2015 clunks to a broken down close just in time to be traded in for a shiny new 2016 there’s something of an expectation that media outlets…

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OC Massage: Where to get a massage in Ocean City
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OC Massage: Where to get a massage in Ocean City

One of my favorite things about interviewing people is getting an insight not only into why people do what they do, but also into how being an expert…

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Getting down by the ocean: Happy Hour Adventures
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Getting down by the ocean: Happy Hour Adventures

It cannot be argued that the Dunes Manor doesn’t know how to throw a party, or at least not argued convincingly after the Christmas Disco Ball. The Christmas Disco…

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Turning vacation into vocation is a family matter: Ocean City stories
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Turning vacation into vocation is a family matter: Ocean City stories

The Croker family’s attitude toward Ocean City was solidified long before they moved to town permanently. In fact, in their recollection of their family vacation is the seed…

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In from the cold and dark: Happy Hour at the Crabcake Factory
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In from the cold and dark: Happy Hour at the Crabcake Factory

The best part about the time change, for those who will accept that there is some possible good in it, is being able to come in from the…

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Winner, Winner: Ocean City Happy Hour Adventures
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Winner, Winner: Ocean City Happy Hour Adventures

Here’s something many of you don’t know: Tuesday is half-price chicken night at the 28th Street Pit & Pub and you can get a pot pie the size…

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Lab Rats is no experiment
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Lab Rats is no experiment

Sometimes people don’t give the Eastern Shore enough credit. Sometimes I am one of those people. When the Brown Box Theatre Project launched its Eastern Shore contingent six…

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Making photography art
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Making photography art

Arguably nothing has done more in the way of making photography an art than the digital age. It isn’t that photography wasn’t always artful, but the availability of…

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