September 2019 - Bay Creek

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When Liam Duncan opened Cape Charles Distillery last year on Strawberry Street, he began a great new adventure. And we, in Cape Charles, had a lot to be excited about: the warm, rich décor, the incredible artisanal spirits, and the friendly, knowledgeable proprietor and mixologists. Now, scarcely a year later, he has already outgrown the […]

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If the names don’t get you smiling, the taste of these incredible local oysters will.  Autumn on the Eastern Shore and oysters go hand in hand. The air here will soon get cooler and crisper, and oyster lovers will find themselves with that old familiar craving again… This time of year, towns and communities across the […]

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A Bay Creek couple is creating a new waterfront haven—again—on the Chesapeake Bay. When Warren and Penny Birdsong of Smithfield, Virginia, began talking about full-time retirement a few years ago, they knew what they were looking for. They already had a location and a home plan they loved: the Birdsongs had been coming to Cape […]

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Sure, we all know every month is worthy of a healthy helping of wine but, rejoice! October is Wine Month in Virginia so now it’s official. 2019 marks the milestone 31st anniversary of ‘Virginia Wine Month,’ which was started in 1988 by then governor, Gerald Baliles.  Why is the thirty-first anniversary so special, you ask? The same reason the 17th  and 23rd was—it’s an […]

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Local Artisan Spotlight: Tammy Edmonds Artists have always been inspired by nature and the world around them. So is the case with Eastern Shore artisan and Bay Creek resident, Tammy Edmonds. Her objects d’art are elegant and intriguing in their own right. But we think one of the best parts is that each piece reveals […]

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The Cape Charles Memorial Library has just turned the page on a new century. 2019 marks the library’s 100th anniversary of existence. And what a story it’s been! It started in June of 1919 with thirty-two local women who gathered in earnest with the mission of creating a town library. They each brought a book […]

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