Saturday, April 27, 2013
A short documentary about the iconic Glen Burnie restaurant was featured this week.
The man who keeps the more than 100 arcade games in top-top shape at Crabtowne USA was featured in a seven-minute documentary on Maryland Public Television this week. Tom Hintenach explained why he prefers to keep the games in working order for customers, as opposed to preserving or selling them. The video, directed by Maryland filmmaker Jeff Krulik, is entitled "The Real Pinball Wizard" and was part of MPT's Chesapeake Week.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the juvenile crab population is at its highest level on record and encouraged residents to buy local crabs.
While at Mike’s Crab House in Riva on Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is the highest it’s been in almost 20 years. Not only are there 66 percent more crabs in the bay than last year, the juvenile crab population is at its highest level on record at 587 million, O’Malley said. “In 2008, I told you the crab population was at a 19-year low,” O'Malley said. “Because of a different set of better choices that all of us have made together, I’m glad to report that the population of the blue crab is at a 19-year-high.” According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) annual winter dredge survey, approximately 764 million crabs spent their winter in the bay and the juvenile crab…
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
The Brooklyn couple visited the Glen Burnie restaurant earlier this week and won $300,000 playing Keno, WBAL reports.
A Baltimore couple won $300,000 playing Keno at Crabtowne USA in Glen Burnie earlier this week, WBAL reported Wednesday. Sandi and Larry Hessie of Brooklyn hit all 10 numbers, and the "Keno Bonus" tripled the prize from $100,000 to $300,000, according to WBAL. See the full story: wbaltv.com/news/28532696/detail.html#ixzz1S0wqi7Wg.