Modern Living: A New Approach to Picnicking

FOR Washingtonians intent on a sunny weekend at Chesapeake Bay or the ocean beyond, the clogged approaches to Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge regularly add two or three hours to the Saturday morning journey. When traffic halts, motorists unlimber lunch baskets, folding chairs and martini shakers, and the picnic begins. Kids flip Frisbees while their elders chat. Those dreaded approaches may be the world's longest, narrowest picnic grounds.

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