The seventh annual Restaurant Week In Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore will take place beginning April 4 and running through April 9. People from around the Mid-Atlantic -- and as far away as New York -- flock to area restaurants each year to take advantage of the promotional prices during this special event with two-course lunches going for $20.16 and three-course dinners for $35.16.
With the country's first Catholic Settlement, the State's first Biological Lab, an important archeological conservation lab, a Naval Air Station, ancient fossils for the taking, incredible kayaking and a burgeoning food scene, this unsung, but incredibly important region -- within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. -- won't be unsung for long.
The War of 1812 didn't gain America much, as a country. It didn't address the complaints that led the Americans to declare war in the first place. We didn't conquer Canada. But we did gain a certain amount of what can be called our "national identity" after the war. Right at the heart of this was a new patriotic (and popular) song.