About Tony Russo

Tony Russo has worked as a print and digital journalist for the better part of the 21st century, writing for and editing regional weeklies and dailies before joining the team that produces OceanCity.com, among other destination websites. In addition to having documented everything from zoning changes to art movements on the Delmarva Peninsula, Tony has written a couple books on beer culture for The History Press. He lives in Delmar with his wife, Kelly and the only of his four daughters who hasn’t moved out. Together they keep their two dogs comfortable. You can follow Tony at on most social media, although he’s meanest on Twitter.

Goat in the road

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00March 15th, 2016|Out in the County, Worcester County|

I'm not a city boy by any means. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool suburbanite. My folks were city born and raised and, beyond the occasional hike in the woods, there wasn't a lot of contact with animals that weren't dogs or cats. I mean, I went to petting zoos, sure. In fact, we had working farms not [...]

Embracing the Rat in Cambridge: Muskrat Stew Fest

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00March 8th, 2016|Cambridge, Dorchester County, Festivals, Out in the County|

When I first moved to the Delmarva Peninsula, muskrat was much more a local thing than it has become. Served in church halls or on specialty nights in very specific restaurants, it wasn’t passed off as a delicacy so much as a wall between the Eastern Shoreman and the come-heres. For nearly two decades I [...]