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Maryland to Begin Taxing Halloween Treats

Maryland to Begin Taxing Halloween Treats

This year, Halloween will not only be bad for Marylanders’ teeth, but for their wallets, as well. Earlier this week, the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation announced that the state tax of 6% will be levied on the candy that children collect while trick-or-treating in the state on Halloween. A New Spin On an Old […]

October 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Pumpkin Spice Shortage Impacts Maryland Residents

Pumpkin Spice Shortage Impacts Maryland Residents

Of all the harbingers of autumn that start to emerge as summer begins to peter out and the kids go back to school, none has become more ubiquitous over the past five years than the appearance of pumpkin spice-flavored…well…everything. But just weeks before the official start of fall in Maryland, some shocking news may put […]

August 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Southwest Airlines to Add Non-stop Service from Baltimore to Washington DC

Southwest Airlines to Add Non-stop Service from Baltimore to Washington DC

Southwest Airlines, the Dallas-based no-frills carrier, announced earlier this week that it is adding non-stop service from Baltimore to Washington DC starting October 1. This new route will serve BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. This addition continues the trend of rapid expansion for the airline, which has recently made several aggressive additions to […]

Sizing Changes Coming for Maryland Blue Crabs

Sizing Changes Coming for Maryland Blue Crabs

For years, native Marylanders and tourists, alike, had but two choices when ordering crabs: #1s or #2s…also knows as large or medium. “Small” as a size disappeared in regard to crabs in the 1980s, at the same time as other offerings such as fast food french fries, fountain drinks, and pizzas. However, with a surge […]

Maryland Dad Sings Praises of Cargo Shorts

Maryland Dad Sings Praises of Cargo Shorts

Fashion trends come and go, but don’t tell that to Kevin “Murph” Murphy, a forty-six year old father of three from Montgomery Village, Maryland, who owns over eleven pairs of cargo shorts and three pairs of crocs. “When I was in high school, my dad dressed like an ass. And it embarrassed the hell out […]

July 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Overlooked Legislation Forces Maryland to Convert to Metric System

Overlooked Legislation Forces Maryland to Convert to Metric System

Thanks to an unnoticed rider in a piece of farm legislation passed during the last legislative session, Maryland is poised to become the first state to completely convert to the metric system. The action is apparently due to the persistent efforts of both the Ruler and Measuring Cup lobbies, who have been pushing for a […]

Marylanders Becoming Concerned About Heat

Marylanders Becoming Concerned About Heat

Marylanders are concerned about heat as we cross the midline of June. Heat and humidity has moved into the Mid-Atlantic region with temperatures creeping into the low nineties and the heat index approaches one hundred degrees. As with every year, Marylanders were taken by surprise by this change of weather. “It’s just so HOT,” exclaimed […]

June 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
O’Malley is in! The Crabwrapper had first look at speech

O’Malley is in! The Crabwrapper had first look at speech

Martin O’Malley made it official. He is running for President. However, in a Crabwrapper Exclusive two weeks ago we came across O’Malley’s draft of the announcement.  We have obtained what appears to be an early draft of Martin O’Malley’s remarks announcing that he will be seeking Presidential bid in 2016. Most media, including the Baltimore Sun and the […]

EXCLUSIVE: O’Malley’s Announcement Leaked Today

EXCLUSIVE: O’Malley’s Announcement Leaked Today

In a Crabwrapper Exclusive… Martin O’Malley’s announcement was leaked this morning . We have obtained what appears to be an early draft of Martin O’Malley’s remarks announcing that he will be seeking Presidential bid in 2016. Most media, including the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post have indicated that O’Malley plans to make a formal announcement about his presidential […]

Rangers Defeat Capitals in Overtime…Marylanders Mystified

Rangers Defeat Capitals in Overtime…Marylanders Mystified

Rangers defeat Capitals in OT! The New York Rangers rallied during overtime last night to defeat the Washington Capitals 2-1 during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers advance to the conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning. While Ranger fans, who have not seen a Stanley Cup […]

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