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.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!