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Chesapeake Views Spring 2015

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect When looking for a weekend getaway from their busy lives in Washington, DC, an established professional couple found the perfect riverfront property on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. But despite […]

Golf Escape

Golfers looking to combine a few rounds with a relaxing holiday might consider the Golf Escape package at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa, and Marina in Cambridge, […]

Charm City Debut

Charm City Debut Chef Robert Wiedmaier (Marcel’s, Brasserie Beck) has opened an outpost of his Mussel Bar & Grille in Baltimore’s Harbor East. Recalling nightspots of the chef’s native Brussels, […]

Range & Reef

Range & Reef Jim Holderbaum had been serving friends al fresco meals for more than 20 years when he decided to make his passion a full-time vocation. He launched Range […]

Bay Watch

Bay Watch Photographer Geoffrey Hodgdon captured this image of the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on a steamy summer day. On assignment to photograph a log cabin on the […]

Moody Blues

Moody Blues For more than a century, the Baltimore Harbor Light has served as a beacon for ships entering Maryland’s largest port. More recently, the historic lighthouse guided DC architect […]

Harbor View

Harbor View Photography by Thomas Arledge  Peter Bowe cherishes a lifelong affinity for the water. As a child, he competed in Annapolis sailing regattas and as a Yale undergrad, he […]

Ask the Pros: Architecture

Ask the Pros: Architecture What factors determine whether a waterfront site near the bay is viable for new construction? The first factor is utilities. Does the property have a private […]

Ask the Pros: Construction

Ask the Pros: Construction What challenges do you face when building on the water and how do you overcome them? Corrosion and weathering from driving wind and salt spray is […]

Ask the Pros: Interior Design

Ask the Pros: Interior Design How do you ensure that interiors complement, rather than compete, with water views? I don’t believe in sacrificing personal style and interior design because you […]

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture How do you create a landscape plan that best takes advantage of water views? A water view is a splendid asset, one that changes seasonally […]

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture

Ask the Pros: Landscape Architecture What are best practices for selecting plant material for a project that’s in a critical area near the bay? Successful landscapes often use native plants. […]

Home Port

Home Port Stunning, close-up views of Annapolis Harbor give this waterside townhouse an added dimension. During its renovation, contractor Lynbrook of Annapolis rebuilt the third-floor deck, which now affords picturesque […]

Game Days

Game Days Designing a waterfront, Shingle-style home on Maryland’s Gibson Island, architect Christopher Frank of Hammond Wilson was able to make the most of the property’s location on pristine Redhouse […]

Quiet Cove

Quiet Cove Zoning required that a new Maryland home situated in a cove off the Choptank River adhere to the footprint of a dwelling that once occupied the site. Due […]

Bathing al Fresco

Bathing al Fresco 1. Ship Shape The Circle Shower from Oborain creates a nautical vibe with deck-like stained-îpe flooring and a crisp blue-and-white striped curtain that hangs like a sail […]

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