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HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

PRESERVING HISTORY

Nearly 300 years of regional history and art come to life for three days from November 11-13 during the Waterfowl Festival in Easton. A tidewater time capsule, the festival is a cornerstone of discovery as visitors from near and far explore Talbot County’s many charms.

Celebrating its 46th year, the annual event offering a glimpse at life east of the Chesapeake Bay attracts nearly 20,000...

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PRESERVING HISTORY

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

MEET GEORGE WALISH

George Walish has classic cars in his DNA. He considers himself blessed to have launched his career in the automotive industry more than 40 years ago, at the tender age of 23, with BMW North America. Over the years, he worked himself up to the senior executive level of BMW N.A., spending the final five years of his career as general manager in charge of Rolls-Royce Motorcars N.A., LLC, a...

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MEET GEORGE WALISH

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

MOTORIZED MARVELS

Written By: Nick Brandi

The redolent aroma of aged leather. The rich texture of authentic fine-grain wood. The timeless sophistication of artisan-crafted coachwork, featuring brilliantly sculpted lines and contours that echo the vestiges of a time when quality, elegance and inspiration were the only things that mattered. These are the touchstones of a rare coach-built automobile, and there is nothing else that can...

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MOTORIZED MARVELS

MIND, BODY, SOUL

MISSION OF MERCY

Written By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish

For all of the arguing about how expensive it is, who should pay for it, and how (or whether) it should be insured, healthcare is something Americans tend to take for granted. So, four years ago, when Veronique Diriker, Ph.D., volunteered to go on a mission trip to Managua, Nicaragua, with the Salisbury-based organization La Merced, she was unprepared for what was waiting for her. “It...

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MISSION OF MERCY

Right At Home

WOOD WORKING

RIGHT AT HOME

WOOD WORKING

Written By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish

Each day this summer, thousands of people will have stepped out onto the Bethany Beach Boardwalk, a mile-long, 150-foot wide walkway paralleling the ocean. You may wonder what stands out about this man-made track. The answer is… nothing. At least not under their feet, because in 2012, the Bethany Beach replaced its older traditional “boards” with a new walkway, featuring an innovative...

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POINT PLEASANT

RIGHT AT HOME

POINT PLEASANT

Written By: Nick Brandi

With his stressful career as an emergency-medicine physician serving two local hospitals concurrently while his Realtor wife raises their three young children, Dr. Brian and Sarah DelliGatti certainly deserve a beautiful, comfortable space in which to relax and unwind. That’s why they selected Bay Point Plantation as the place they would raise their family. Having received its new occupants...

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PARADISE IN BISHOPVILLE

RIGHT AT HOME

PARADISE IN BISHOPVILLE

Written By: Nick Brandi

Even though Wayne & Ginny Outten are a Manhasset, NY, couple who work at the award-winning Park Avenue law firm Wayne (voted a “Best Lawyer in America” every year since 1987) cofounded, he is actually a native of Pocomoke City who has been regularly vacationing in OC for about 30 years. During an excursion in 2007, the couple happened upon what would become their coastal-country dream home...

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Flavors

UNCORK UNIQUENESS

FLAVORS

UNCORK UNIQUENESS

Herman Story
California
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre

Scents of wet raspberries, slow-cook BBQ brisket, nutella, black licorice, spent shotgun shell, graham cracker, blackberry streusel and lily of the valley bring you happily to the porch to indulge in a bowl of wild blueberries, sasparilla, crème caramel, black-and-blue steaks and cinnamon sticks with a finish that’ll take you through...

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CONFECTION CREATORS

FLAVORS

CONFECTION CREATORS

Written By: Brian Shane

When a couple from Brooklyn booked tickets for a taping of the foodie talk show The Chew, it wasn’t just to be in the audience. They had guerrilla marketing plans for their new business, so they showed up at ABC Studios on the Upper West Side with their secret weapon: a moist, golden cupcake-sized Bundt cake made with honey and whiskey.

They started handing out the confections to people in...

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LONGBOARD CAFE, OCEAN CITY

FLAVORS

LONGBOARD CAFE, OCEAN CITY

Written By: Brian Shane

Coming off their best summer ever, there’s no need to tinker with the winning formula at Longboard Café in Ocean City.

This will be the fourth year of business for owner/operator Rick Vach at his 67th Street restaurant. It’s a laid-back operation with a Southern California vibe.

“We had a really good season last year,” he said. “We’re just hoping to repeat that.”

They’re open five days a...

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Mind, Body, Soul

MISSION OF MERCY

MIND, BODY, SOUL

MISSION OF MERCY

Written By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish

For all of the arguing about how expensive it is, who should pay for it, and how (or whether) it should be insured, healthcare is something Americans tend to take for granted. So, four years ago, when Veronique Diriker, Ph.D., volunteered to go on a mission trip to Managua, Nicaragua, with the Salisbury-based organization La Merced, she was unprepared for what was waiting for her. “It...

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HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

MIND, BODY, SOUL

HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

Written By: Robbie Tarpley Raffish

On a gray and drizzly Saturday in late spring, seven families, with many friends, gathered at the West Ocean City Marina to commemorate the lives of loved ones lost to illness, accident and age. But while the weather may have been heavy and depressing, the tone of the event certainly was not.

All were gathered around seven large, hollow, bell-shaped Eternal Reef memorial balls. They had been...

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS

MIND, BODY, SOUL

THE TRUTH ABOUT SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS

I’m sure at one point in your life you may have asked yourself this: When am I supposed to start getting checked for skin cancer? The truth is that there is no well-established answer for age-appropriate skin cancer screenings like there is for colon or breast cancer. However, the rest of what I’m about to tell you will hopefully give you some better guidance. There is no doubt that there are...

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