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Delmarva/Eastern Shore Christmas Gift Ideas 2015

  There is no rhyme or reason or rules about my list here. It's just folks I know and folks I like who are here on the Shore and in Southern Delaware and who do what I consider first-rate work. If you know folks who fall into that category, give them a plug in the comments! • The great photographer Dave Harp is partnering again with writer Tom…
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The Tunes of June

Is this the Shore's most musical month? Two high-flying national music festivals, Firefly for rock and Big Barrel for country. Two classical festivals bringing in acts from around the country. Plus, great blues and roots bookings at various festivals and bars. Here are some highlights: • Bluegrass and beer are the featured attractions at the new Brewgrass Festival in Milford on Sun., June 14. Details. • The…
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Strolling Talbot Street in Search of That Old St. Michaels Magic

  Stroll past the lush resorts and swanky shops along the quaint main drag in St. Michaels, and you might never guess that for most of its life this town was a hard-working, hard-drinking place full of shipbuilders, watermen, crabpickers, and oyster shuckers. Shipyards began to spring up hereabouts in the 1600s, more than a century before the town officially existed.By around 1800 there were…