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76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

| February 21, 2017

The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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Annapolis Cup tickets on sale now; USNA Vs. St. John’s Croquet

Annapolis Cup tickets on sale now; USNA Vs. St. John’s Croquet

| February 20, 2017

This spring will mark another year of a great Annapolis tradition—the battle for the Annapolis Cup between the St. John’s College and U.S. Naval Academy croquet teams. The event, scheduled on Saturday, April 22, 2017, will take place at 1 p.m. on the front lawn of St. John’s College, rain or shine. New this year […]

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YWCA announces 2017 date for TWIN Awards

YWCA announces 2017 date for TWIN Awards

| February 20, 2017

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County will be hosting the 32nd Annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Awards on Thursday, June 1st at the Westin Annapolis Hotel. The event honors outstanding business women who make a difference in Anne Arundel County and celebrates employers’ commitment to empowering women. Proceeds from the event […]

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BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

| February 20, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has rededicated the first gas streetlamp in the country at a ceremony held at the corner of North Holliday and East Baltimore Streets in downtown Baltimore. The gas streetlamp was first lit on Feb. 7, 1817 by BGE’s predecessor, the Gas Light Company of Baltimore.  “In 1816, artist Rembrandt Peale […]

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Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

| February 20, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, beginning today through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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Save some time next Saturday for the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

Save some time next Saturday for the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

| February 19, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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USNA’s Winter Musical coming up. Tickets on sale now

USNA’s Winter Musical coming up. Tickets on sale now

| February 19, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the U.S. Naval Academy’s musical performance of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” Performances will be held Feb. 24, 25 and 26, and March 3, 4, and 5 in Mahan Hall.   Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets for the musical […]

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Boat Show’s “Cruisers University” to be held at USNA this year

Boat Show’s “Cruisers University” to be held at USNA this year

| February 19, 2017

The Annapolis Boat Shows announced today an exciting partnership that will provide Cruisers University a venue at the Naval Academy Club for its twice-yearly educational program for more than 300 cruisers. This close affiliation between the Annapolis Boat Shows and the Naval Academy Club in Annapolis, Maryland, will include meeting accommodations for Cruisers University.  Formerly […]

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The Daily Record names Raymond Crosby for an “Influential Marylander” award

The Daily Record names Raymond Crosby for an “Influential Marylander” award

| February 19, 2017

The Daily Record has selected Raymond Crosby, President and CEO of Crosby Marketing Communications, to receive its 2017 Influential Marylanders award for his leadership in the field of communications. The Influential Marylanders program has a tradition of recognizing leaders who make a significant impact in their respective industry and throughout the state of Maryland. “I […]

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AFC Urgent Care Edgewater welcomes new medical director

AFC Urgent Care Edgewater welcomes new medical director

| February 18, 2017

American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, welcomes Dr. Jerry Ann Hunter to the AFC team as Medical Director. In her new role Dr. Hunter will oversee all clinical and lab services at the AFC’s medical center in Edgewater, Maryland. Prior to joining AFC, Dr. […]

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Shopfunding for a cause. This week’s spotlight: Talent Machine Company

Shopfunding for a cause. This week’s spotlight: Talent Machine Company

| February 18, 2017

When Bobbi Smith founded the Talent Machine Company in 1987, her dream was to give young people the opportunity not only to spread their theatrical wings, but to build their self-esteem and sense of team spirit through hard work and dedication. She loved the arts and wanted to continue to spread the joy of performing […]

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Gordon Lightfoot coming to Rams Head On Stage

Gordon Lightfoot coming to Rams Head On Stage

| February 18, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 68 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

| February 17, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

Flu Rate Spikes in Maryland

| February 17, 2017

Flu rates are spiking here in Maryland reaching one of the highest rates in years. Maryland rates flu intensity at the highest level and widespread. In the US, at least 20 children have died this year from the flu. Health officials encourage those still unvaccinated to get vaccinated immediately.    Nationwide, the flu virus continues to spread in 43 […]

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AAMC’s Bayless named “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

AAMC’s Bayless named “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

| February 17, 2017

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) President and CEO Victoria W. Bayless has been recognized as an “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record and will be honored March 23 at a ceremony in Cockeysville, Md. Fifty-one Influential Marylanders were selected by the editors of The Daily Record for their significant contributions to their respective fields and for their […]

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Get out and volunteer

Get out and volunteer

| February 17, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Annapolis Maritime Museum Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday March 18, […]

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SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

| February 17, 2017

Over 250 people turned out on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon for the 11th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch at Heritage Baptist Church in Annapolis, raising $3300 for the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis.This was the most raised in one afternoon for this event since it began. Students from the Light House BEST […]

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Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

| February 16, 2017

A few years back, St. Paddy’s Day was a day to hang out in your favorite bar and be Irish for a day. Five years ago, local businessman and founder of Warrior Events, John O’Leary decided to change that up and throw a parade. Five years later, the parade has become the largest parade in the City […]

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Got Back Pain? Docs Say Think Alternative

Got Back Pain? Docs Say Think Alternative

| February 16, 2017

Got back pain? New recommendations suggest ditching the pills and considering alternative therapy instead, such as yoga, massage, acupuncture, heat, physical therapy or spinal manipulation.   The American College of Physicians (ACP), which published the new guidelines, points out that “in the majority of cases, low back pain will improve on it’s own over four weeks.” […]

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Annapolis: A foodie paradise

Annapolis: A foodie paradise

| February 16, 2017

While January 31st was National PlanforVacation Day, chances are not everyone has finished mapping out how they’re going to spend their hard-earned vacation days this year. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) can help! Since good vacations revolve around great food, VAAAC has compiled a list of eight food festivals that will be wowing […]

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US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

| February 16, 2017

The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club has been ranked as one of the Top 15 Luxury Hotels in Maryland according to a new list by US News & World Report. This ranking is determined by an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings. “Our rankings are designed to narrow down the […]

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Foodies rejoice!  Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

Foodies rejoice! Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

| February 15, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 20-26, 2017. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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