Muskrat delayed: A Delmarva culinary lesson learned

While I do like to eat muskrat, I might like telling people that I eat muskrat nearly as much and sharing my muskrat adventures most of all. Friday night I declared a (fairly spontaneous) Varmint Fest, which is to say I wanted to arrange to go out to a muskrat dinner. There are only small pockets of places that serve this delicacy and the Delmarva Peninsula is one of them. The simple reason is that they

Salisbury’s 3rd Friday goes to the, well, you know…

Gill Allen and Kathryn Saller White look on as Madelyn Benn  feeds Sandy during 3rd Friday’s ‘Dog Days of Summer.’  Photo by Tony Russo Each 3rd Friday seems to attract more people than the last. And although that can’t possibly be true there always are plenty of folks Downtown enjoying the event, participating in the event and people watching. This month, they also were dog watching.  The Dog Days of Summer theme brought out plenty

Program offers guidance to veterans who want to start a new business

Project Opportunity free entrepreneur training for vets will be offered this fall. There is an interest meeting beginning 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at the Wicomico Partnership, 408 Cole Circle in Salisbury. For more information visit or call Joe Giordano at 410-860-6664. Military service can give a person access to as much self-knowledge as it can intellectual knowledge. Training teaches them a skill, but it also teaches a lesson about limits and wherewithal. Increasingly,