Island Time

The Wylder Hotel offers a picture-postcard escape — without leaving the Eastern Shore
Written by Katie Riley
Lead photo by Bill Whaley
Inset Photos 1 & 3 by Jay Fleming
Crossing the Knapps Narrow Bridge onto Tilghman Island, a three-mile island in Talbot County on the Chesapeake Bay, one feels as though they’ve stepped back in time.

Continue Reading

When’s Low Tide?

Mary T. McCarthy has spent years sifting through the shoreline of Chesapeake Bay to prepare for the debut of her brand-new museum, The Beachcombing Center
Written by Katie RileyPhotography by Jay Fleming
It is still dark most mornings when Mary T. McCarthy sets out in her kayak, paddling toward a nearby beach, accessible only by boat. 

Continue Reading

Legendary Discoveries

TIM MARSHALL’S PASSIONATE QUEST
TO REVEAL THE SECRETS OF SMITH ISLAND’S ANCIENT PAST CONTINUES
Written by Joe WilleyPhotography by Jay Fleming
The Chesapeake Bay has a long history. Just walking along its shores and marshes can bring you in contact with pieces of the past. Though the region is replete with shoreline, some spots are more vibrantly flooded with memories.

Continue Reading

Sea-ing Success

St. Michaels entrepreneur Kim Hannon’s love of sea glass led her to create the Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival — now the largest event of its kind in the world
Written by Katie RileyPortrait by Grant L. Gursky
Growing up near the beach in New Jersey, Kim Hannon never thought much of the shells she would regularly collect from the shores of the Atlantic. 

Continue Reading
1 2 3 7