Winter Waterfowl: Not Always at your Peck and Call
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Winter Waterfowl: Not Always at your Peck and Call

During these cold, wet, winter months, it can be hard to find life in the Coastal Bays. However, there are many interesting creatures who call our watershed home…

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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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OC Bayhopper Discusses Possible Expansion with City Council
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OC Bayhopper Discusses Possible Expansion with City Council

An exciting development in the tourism industry may expand over the next several years, and the Ocean City Mayor and Council could serve as major supporters. OC Bayhopper,…

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First Day Hikes Available throughout Maryland
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First Day Hikes Available throughout Maryland

Are you planning your New Year’s resolutions?  The State of Maryland wants to get you off to a good start.  The Department of Natural Resources is joining states…

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Alewife: An Oktoberfest Star
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Alewife: An Oktoberfest Star

October is a month of many occasions, Halloween, Oktoberfest, and the lesser known but equally important annual return of anadromous fish from our watershed to their ocean habitats.…

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Ocean City Council Votes to Prohibit All Electric Bikes on the Boardwalk
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Ocean City Council Votes to Prohibit All Electric Bikes on the Boardwalk

After a lengthy and spirited debate, the Ocean City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to prohibit all electric bikes on the Boardwalk. E-bikes have been a hot topic for…

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Is that a Crab?! Crabs in Camouflage
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Is that a Crab?! Crabs in Camouflage

Did you know that many crustaceans use camouflage to hide from predators? When visiting the Coastal Bays be sure to pay attention to your surroundings, you might just…

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Pedego Electric Bikes Store Owner Reacts to Boardwalk E-Bike Ban
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Pedego Electric Bikes Store Owner Reacts to Boardwalk E-Bike Ban

The Ocean City Council voted last week to allow Class 1 electric bicycles on the Boardwalk. However, Class 2 and 3  bicycles are prohibited. The Decision Councilman Tony…

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Striped Burrfish: The Not so Common Creature
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Striped Burrfish: The Not so Common Creature

If you’re lucky enough, when visiting Ocean City, and Maryland’s Coastal Bays, you may spot a Striped Burrfish!! Is it a pufferfish? What is the difference? When looking…

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Boardwalk Bicycle Hours Extended
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Boardwalk Bicycle Hours Extended

Bicycles will now be allowed on the Boardwalk from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m., seven days a week through Labor Day. The Ocean City Council voted unanimously to…

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