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Looking for Blue Crabs in D.C.? The Municipal Fish Market Is Your Spot

June 11, 2014


Drive down to the Maine Avenue Fish Market, in southwest D.C., early on a Saturday evening, and you may immediately regret it. Cars are everywhere, vying for parking and backed up in slow-moving lines; a parade of people move toward the open-air seafood counters, where more long lines await; wholesale trucks pull into the middle of the space to unload crabs at what seem like inopportune times.…