They came. They cracked and dipped. They conquered.
Lines began forming an hour before the gates opened at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis at 5 p.m. Friday for the 68th annual Crab Feast sponsored by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. Thousands dove into trays of juicy crustaceans and no one went home crabby.
Dave Renes of Shohola, Pa., went back for fourth and fifth helpings. Thoroughly picking his 46th crab, he said, “I plan on eating more.”