Shrimply Irresistible: Inside the Shrimp Boat
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Shrimply Irresistible: Inside the Shrimp Boat

Ocean City and its surrounding area is home to some of the top restaurant establishments in the country, especially when it comes to seafood. Maryland, known as the…

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Best of Ocean City 2021 Crabcakes
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Best of Ocean City 2021 Crabcakes

“Crabcakes and football. That’s what Maryland does!” If you’ve seen the movie “Wedding Crashers,” then you know this familiar line. It might be cliche,  but Maryland, and specifically…

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Inside the Extensive Changes at Embers, BLU Crabhouse, and the Addition of Pier 23
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Inside the Extensive Changes at Embers, BLU Crabhouse, and the Addition of Pier 23

The Embers restaurant is the one of the latest Ocean City staples to announce its closure, marking yet another change in the local dining scene. Along with the…

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End of an Era: Beach Plaza Hotel Closing Permanently
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End of an Era: Beach Plaza Hotel Closing Permanently

The Beach Plaza Hotel announced that it is closing its doors permanently, marking the end of an era in the Ocean City hospitality scene. The local staple welcomed tourists…

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Ocean City Crab Houses Expand Outdoor Dining
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Ocean City Crab Houses Expand Outdoor Dining

Picking blue crabs is one of Ocean City’s favorite summertime activities. Born and bred in Maryland, I have a lifetime of memories that all take place around a …

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Celebrate 10 years of The Shrimp Boat’s restaurant, order the freshest shrimp in Ocean City
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Celebrate 10 years of The Shrimp Boat’s restaurant, order the freshest shrimp in Ocean City

Today, the Shrimp Boat on Route 611 in West Ocean City consists of the iconic roadside boat carrying the day’s specials, outdoor seating for carryout and tableside service,…

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Harpoon Hanna’s is a culinary institution on the Eastern Shore
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Harpoon Hanna’s is a culinary institution on the Eastern Shore

I grew up spending summers in Ocean City, and at least one evening out of every vacation was spent eating outside, gaze toward the Little Assawoman Bay at…

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The Angler enters its 81st summer as an Ocean City icon
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The Angler enters its 81st summer as an Ocean City icon

Jayne Bunting Kendall owns The Angler with her sister Julie Bunting Smith, and together they represent the fourth generation of Buntings to operate the 81-year-old restaurant and marina.…

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Mad Fish fills a dining niche in West Ocean City
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Mad Fish fills a dining niche in West Ocean City

It was late February of this year when Cole Taustin, Jay Taustin and Frank Raffo initially closed the deal on West Ocean City’s newest restaurant. It was then…

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New look for traditional Ocean City seafood restaurant
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New look for traditional Ocean City seafood restaurant

There’s no point in dodging the question: Yes, it is really tough for anyone to take over a landmark seafood restaurant, re-design and re-name it, and have the…

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