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‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Maryland My Maryland” will be hosted in two Annapolis locations: the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building at 6 Bladen Street (8:30-5:30 M-F) and at McBride Gallery through March 10th. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farms, mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including wildlife and marsh […]

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Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Visit Annapolis lays out all the March events in the area

Visit Annapolis lays out all the March events in the area

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout March 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Armin van Buuren to headline Preakness InfieldFest this year

Armin van Buuren to headline Preakness InfieldFest this year

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Armin van Buuren, the world’s most popular electronic music DJ and producer, will headline the 2015 Preakness InfieldFest Concert. The progressive trance DJ, recognized as the world’s best five times by DJ Mag, will play an extended set on the main stage at Pimlico Race Course Saturday, May […]

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Half-hull model workshop March 28, 29 at CBMM

Half-hull model workshop March 28, 29 at CBMM

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is offering a beginner’s model boatbuilding workshop from 9-5 p.m. on March 28 & 29, with limited participation and advanced registration needed. The workshop takes place in the museum’s Bay History building along Navy Point. The weekend workshop includes instruction on carving a solid half model of the […]

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Hurry and score your Scythian, Danny Burns tickets before they sell out

Hurry and score your Scythian, Danny Burns tickets before they sell out

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scythian is coming to town on March 7th!  You loved then at the Annapolis Irish Festival, now see them up close and personal in a full-on concert at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis.  Tickets are selling fast, so the word of warning is — but now while you still can! Rousing and raucous, Scythian […]

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Save the date for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq

Save the date for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, to be held Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, in Crownsville, MD. The Festival is a family affair and will feature a barbeque contest, great food, libations, over forty bands will perform continuous live […]

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BAROAK opening tomorrow–snow or no snow

BAROAK opening tomorrow–snow or no snow

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tomorrow morning, Food Network alum Chef Teddy Folkman introduces BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom, a casual neighborhood dining spot serving mussels and frites with a twist and an inspired selection of international and local craft brews. Located at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, BAROAK is influenced by the best pubs and taverns in America and Belgium. Artfully […]

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Rams Head On Stage announces more shows

Rams Head On Stage announces more shows

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

03/04 Dr. John & The Nite Trippers 03/05 Altan 03/06 Pat Green w. Hudson Moore 03/07 Scythian w. Danny Burns 03/08 Rachelle Ferrell 03/10 Leo Kottke 03/11 Royal Southern Brotherhood feat. Devon Allman, Cyril Neville and Bart Walker 03/12 Angaleena Presley (of Pistol Annies) 03/13 Buckwheat Zydeco 03/14 Tinsley Ellis *All Ages Matinee 03/14 + […]

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Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MD-AAP) reports that 20 percent of low-income children in Maryland are not ready to enter kindergarten, a statistic that the Pediatric Group is helping to change in Anne Arundel County. Last year, the Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, were among the […]

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AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center is working to bring a cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, program to Anne Arundel County, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine. As it stands, Anne Arundel County is the largest county in Maryland (population 550,000-plus) without a cardiac surgery program.  Today, AAMC filed a Certificate of Need application with the Maryland […]

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CBMM launches new boat rental program

CBMM launches new boat rental program

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

This summer, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will bring more people out on the water with a unique boat rental program that launches June 10 and continues Wednesdays through Sundays until August 30. Built over the years in CBMM’s boatyard through the Apprentice for a Day program, the fleet of boats includes wooden kayaks, and […]

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Local financial planner earns Certified College Planning Specialist designation

Local financial planner earns Certified College Planning Specialist designation

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

David A. Herman, Vice President of Investments at Scarborough Capital Management, has recently attained the Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS™) certification from the National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP). “Financial planners and investment advisers that have made the investment in time, education, and training to become genuine experts in college planning deserve special recognition,” […]

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Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

| March 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce four new Ladders to Success Economic Opportunity Grants. The awards totaling $72,000 aim to improve economic outcomes for low-income adults and youth in Anne Arundel County. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC), through its grant program, Ladders to SUCCESS, has awarded more […]

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sweetlife festival scheduled for May 30-31 at Merriweather Post Pavilion

sweetlife festival scheduled for May 30-31 at Merriweather Post Pavilion

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

sweetgreen, the culinary lifestyle brand dedicated to smartly-sourced, seasonal food, announced today the return of its annual sweetlife festival, an event that brings together the best in music, food and community. For the first time ever, sweetgreen is excited to announce the event is expanding to two days – Saturday, May 30th and Sunday, May 31st. The sweetlife […]

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Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Treaty of Paris Center’s next session will be on Saturday, March 7 from 11:00am – 3:30pm with a theme of “The Mount Vernon Compact Between Maryland and Virginia,” the first step toward the Constitutional Convention, featuring a lecture by noted historian and professor Dr. Russell J. Rockefeller in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant […]

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NPS surveys log bottom bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood

NPS surveys log bottom bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood

| March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatshop Manager Michael Gorman, along with his apprentices and volunteers, have hauled out the 1889 nine log bottom bugeye Edna E. Lockwood this winter to make room for the National Park Service to laser scan and photograph the historic boat’s log hull. The information is being put together by NPS’s Heritage […]

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Annapolis Police continue community conversations

Annapolis Police continue community conversations

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the first Conversation about Policing, the Community and Relationships in Annapolis, Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop announces the next open conversation will be held at Eastport United Methodist Church, located at 926 Bay Ridge Avenue, on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30 p.m. The first conversation was held at the First Baptist Church […]

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Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

Briscoe wins Tony Rubino Trophy at Brigade Boxing Championships

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

With a fight that was stopped by the referee, Keon Briscoe, a 1st Class Midshipman, became the 19th recipient of the Tony Rubino Trophy. The Rubino Trophy is for a Midshipman who wins the match for four consecutive years and is named for former Navy boxing coach Tony Rubino. In front of a 3,000 person […]

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Fado has full plate for St. Paddy’s Day

Fado has full plate for St. Paddy’s Day

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Fadó Irish Pub will once again be the St. Patrick’s Day hub in Annapolis as it hosts two parties at its One Park Place location. March 14, or St. Practice Day, is the biggest party in town, featuring 6 Nations Rugby and English Premier League soccer, live music and signature Irish dishes (the whole pub […]

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Baysox to hold auditions for National Anthem singers

Baysox to hold auditions for National Anthem singers

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox will host live auditions at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, March 21, to sing the national anthem before a 2015 Baysox home game. Stadium gates open for registration at 9 a.m. and auditions begin at 9:30 a.m. The team has a live performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” before all 71 home games. Baysox […]

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Caritas Society presents Tim’s Vermeer

Caritas Society presents Tim’s Vermeer

| March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

An award winning Penn and Teller documentary, the film follows Tim Jenison’s efforts to discover how Dutch master Johannes Vermeer created his paintings. Both an engineer and an art enthusiast, Jenison was fascinated by Vermeer’s paintings and their “photographic quality.” He had the resources and determination to investigate how Vermeer created them, and the audacity […]

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