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Food: Faidley Seafood, Baltimore

Posted by on Feb 24, 2011 in Food | 1 comment

  Here’s a simple test: The reason to go to Faidley’s is: A) Atmosphere¬† B) Location¬† C) Crab cakes. I guess the fact...

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Food: Maryland Crab Cakes

Posted by on Aug 20, 2010 in Food | Comments Off on Food: Maryland Crab Cakes

I might have called these “Chesapeake Bay” crab cakes instead. But if you trace them to their true home, you come back to...

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Americana: The Star Spangled Banner Flag

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: The Star Spangled Banner Flag

We all know the line from our national anthem: “Oh, say, does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave o’er the land of the free and...

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Americana: The Chesapeake Bay

Posted by on Dec 21, 2009 in Americana | 1 comment

The Chesapeake Bay is about 200 miles long, from the Susquehanna in the north to the Atlantic Ocean. It touches six states and the District...

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