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The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

| January 23, 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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County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

| January 23, 2017

Anne Arundel County has released the County’s first comprehensive resource guide for residents suffering from addiction.  “As we continue to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in our county, we are committed to providing a complete list of resources to our citizens looking for help,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “The ‘Not My Child’ Resource Guide […]

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Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

| January 22, 2017

When I dine out, I try to frequent different places. Of course, I have my go-to places for my “comfort food” like Caliente, Sin Fronteras, Main & Market (formerly Main Ingredient), and McDonalds (JK); but last night my girlfriend and I visited an old friend–Federal House Bar & Grille. First off…it is winter, and Fed House has […]

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Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

| January 22, 2017

Maryland electric customers will save more than $4 billion due to energy efficiency improvements made at homes and businesses through a successful Maryland program, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study, co-authored by a former Maryland Public Service Commission energy analyst, highlights how the first phase […]

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Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

| January 21, 2017

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

| January 21, 2017

Eleven years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a donation only soup & salad lunch, dubbed “SOUPer Bowl,” to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and that day’s NFL playoff game would garner attention and help a struggling community cause. In the […]

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Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

| January 20, 2017

A holiday kick-off celebration at one local restaurant led to a merrier Christmas for Annapolis families in need. Proceeds from the Second Annual Blackwall Bash Merry Motown celebration, held December 3rd at the Blackwall Hitch on Sixth Street, provided Christmas Eve gourmet meals delivered to the doors of ten families identified by the Annapolis Salvation Army. […]

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Annapolis’ newest salon, Sadona Salon  + Spa, celebrates grand opening on West Street

Annapolis’ newest salon, Sadona Salon + Spa, celebrates grand opening on West Street

| January 20, 2017

Sadona Salon + Spa, a new concept in full-service beauty and wellness services, celebrated its official opening at 15 West St. in downtown Annapolis with a gala ribbon cutting and open house on Jan. 4, 2017. The festivities attracted a number of elected officials, including Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides, Maryland House of Delegates Members Herbert […]

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Eye On Sports: Community Comes Together To Support Student With MS

Eye On Sports: Community Comes Together To Support Student With MS

| January 20, 2017

Kara Blanchard, a senior at Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, is a good student. She plays multiple sports including lacrosse and basketball and this past December, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Kara had been experiencing numbness in her legs and blurred vision when she went to see doctors. Shortly after the diagnosis, she told […]

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Alaska Airlines beefs up BWI service

Alaska Airlines beefs up BWI service

| January 19, 2017

Alaska Airlines announced today that it would begin new transcontinental service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Portland International Airport.  The new seasonal service is scheduled to start on June 6.  “2017 is off to a fast start, and we look forward to this added service from Alaska Airlines,” said Ricky Smith, Chief Executive […]

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Allegiant Air expands from BWI

Allegiant Air expands from BWI

| January 18, 2017

Allegiant Air announced today that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Destin – Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  The new seasonal flights are scheduled to begin on May 31.  Allegiant’s nonstop service will operate twice per week between BWI Marshall Airport and Destin – Fort Walton Beach Airport.  “This new […]

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Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

| January 18, 2017

“Maryland Historical Connections ” is the theme and title of the upcoming Winter/Spring exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.   The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is February 10th. The juried group show is open to […]

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Cowboy Mouth at Rams Head On Stage

Cowboy Mouth at Rams Head On Stage

| January 17, 2017

Cowboy Mouth is set to return to Rams Head On Stage on February 3rd and tickets are still available! More than 25 years into a trailblazing career, Cowboy Mouth continues to fire on all cylinders- with a new album and a new cross-country tour planned for the winter of 2016. Since “Jenny Says” turned them […]

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Save The Date: Rotary’s Black Tie & Diamonds – March 4th

Save The Date: Rotary’s Black Tie & Diamonds – March 4th

| January 17, 2017

Gals, get out your fancy gowns and jewelry. Guys, get that tuxedo ready. Tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Black Tie and Diamonds, the premiere gala hosted by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The benefit will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Westin Annapolis Hotel at […]

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Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

| January 16, 2017

Spirit Airlines announced today that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and four new markets: New Orleans, Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle.  The New Orleans flights are scheduled to operate year-round; the transcontinental Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle flights will be seasonal service.  The new Spirit flights are scheduled to […]

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Rock For The Roses coming in February

Rock For The Roses coming in February

| January 16, 2017

The Annapolis 40 Under 40, always benefitted the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Unfortunately, there is no 40 Under 40 anymore, so leave it to a pair of the 40 under 40s to carry the torch. Chelsea Gifford and Kevin Cooke will co-host Rock For The Roses on February 17th at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. There are […]

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Kubecca in The Ultimate Music Odyssey

Kubecca in The Ultimate Music Odyssey

| January 16, 2017

The South County Concert Association presents Kubecca on January 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Southern High School, 4400 Solomons Island Rd., (Rt.#2) in Harwood, MD. This husband and wife duo are extremely talented and dynamic instrumentalist-vocalist. They create a diverse and enjoyable program featuring country, jazz and show tunes. Their instrumentation includes the marimba, […]

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TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

| January 16, 2017

The members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) will be hosting the “Beyond The Dream” Unity Rally in Lawyers Mall in Annapolis today, January 16th 2017, from 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. promptly followed by the Annual Wreath Laying ceremony with special guest, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. In honor of Martin Luther King, the Black […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

| January 15, 2017

The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of two new members who are leaders in the Anne Arundel Community.   Maj Gen Andrew Davis, USMC (Ret) and Doug Shipley of Maryland Live Casino, were recently voted to serve as Directors on the Board at the Museum’s annual membership meeting. Andrew […]

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Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

| January 15, 2017

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will feature the founder of Crosby Marketing Communications, Ralph Crosby, on Thursday, January 26. His firm is the third largest ad agency in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Crosby will discuss his recently published third book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy—Growing Up […]

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City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

| January 15, 2017

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

| January 14, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that THE MAVERICKS will be the closer for Saturday, May 20th, 2017. The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences. The Mavericks were founded in 1989 in Miami, Florida. Between 1991 and 2003, the band recorded six studio albums. Their highest-peaking American […]

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