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EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This festive maritime […]

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4 tips to having a safe, DUI-free Halloween from Naptown Pint

4 tips to having a safe, DUI-free Halloween from Naptown Pint

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post is brought to you by local beer columnist, Naptown Pint. She’s sharing some tips on how to have a good time out on the town responsibly, while staying out of trouble.  Here’s the thing, you guys. I like beer. A lot. That’s why I write about it and why I drink it. In fact, I’m […]

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Baysox seek nominations for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

Baysox seek nominations for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox have announced that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project returns to brighten the holiday season for local families in need this year. Beginning now and continuing through the month of November, the team will be accepting nominations for families that need assistance this holiday season. The Baysox will also be collecting gently used coats, […]

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St. Martin’s in the Field presents Memorial concert

St. Martin’s in the Field presents Memorial concert

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 2, 2014 at 4pm, St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Parish Choir with the advanced singers of our Children’s Choir will present a 50-minute Memorial Concert of the music of Gabriel Faure’.  We will sing the well-loved Cantique de Jean Racine and the Requiem, and Gwen Mravca and Lori Skalitzky will sing a setting of Ave Verum Corpus. […]

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Jalopyrama brings out the beautiful beasts

Jalopyrama brings out the beautiful beasts

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Jalopyrama was held on Saturday October 25th at the Annapolis Maryland National Guard Armory.  The show continues to be a benefit show for the Providence Center of Anne Arundel County and the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus.   This year, the show was open to all 1962 and earlier American made traditional hot rods, customs, and […]

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BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom to replace WEST at Loews Annapolis

BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom to replace WEST at Loews Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Loews Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce Washington DC’s Chef Teddy Folkman will be opening BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom at the Loews Annapolis Hotel in early 2015. BAROAK is influenced by the cuisine of the best pubs and taverns in America and Belgium. Artfully presented knife-and-fork dishes will be complemented by a collection of […]

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Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

Mitchell Gallery to host lecture series on architecture in Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The lectures will be held in the Conversation Room in Mellon […]

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Lecture and recital to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

Lecture and recital to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Thoms, soprano and St. John’s College registrar, and Sophia Dillard, pianist and St. John’s senior, will perform four songs by Shakespearean scholar Richard Simpson (1820-1876) based on Shakespeare’s sonnets. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Hodson Room in Mellon Hall on Wednesday, November 5 from […]

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Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the 6th Annual Colonel Ripley Memorial 5K Race will take place Sunday, November 2, and some City roads will be closed for short periods of time. The 5K road race is run each year to raise awareness for returning war veterans and to honor the legacy and heroism […]

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Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drawing on a decades old rivalry the Maritime Republic of Eastport and the City of Annapolis will once again support local charities and bring visitors and residents downtown to witness the longest across the water tug-of-war featuring a 1700-foot rope and hundreds of tuggers. At City Hall tonight the MRE declared “war” on the City of […]

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Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 15th. The grants ranged in size from $1,000 to $63,100 for fiscal year 2015, totaled 400,000. The following organizations received Art Grant Awards: All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis                           $8,000 Annapolis Chamber Players                                       $3,000 Annapolis Film Festival                                             […]

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Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Arundel Lodge is having a special art show on Friday, Nov 14 from 6-8.  Members and friends of the Open Eye Gallery will be showing their work at ” Reflections, Celebrating the Artistic Identity of a Healing Community”. Music, food and drinks, and a workshop will be available. Admission is free. Our goal is to […]

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Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Members of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row MAG has […]

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Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s on!  The Maritime Republic of Eastport once again declared war against the mainland last night at the City Council meeting. The MRE will once again instigate the annual Tug of War competition on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Time: Crack ‘O Noon until 5:00pm. This annual rite of fall will include seven tug competitions held […]

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Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Richebourg Rea has signed a long term commitment to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in honor of her father, Philip Richebourg, Co-founder and first Board President. Philip Richebourg played a key role in the formative years of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  He was its first Board […]

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Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Peppermill Projects, a MD-headquartered graphic design and branding company specializing in brand management and marketing, has moved offices. The new office is located at 1799 McGuckian Street, right in the heart of the Annapolis Design District. This move and expansion is the result of increasing customer demand, which in turn led to company growth and […]

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Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Save the date for the next Art Between the Creeks!  November 7-9 with an opening reception on Friday the 7th from 6pm to 9pm. This time, 18 artists will be featured in a temporary gallery at Backyard Boats located at 222 Severn Avenue in the Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis. General hours are 11am to 6pm […]

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Blackwall Hitch has great November musical lineup

Blackwall Hitch has great November musical lineup

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

While the Blackwall Hitch has become known for their food, rooftop dining, and the amazing interior….don’t forget about the live music that hits their stage every week.  November has a great lineup in store for you! Check it out! Saturday  November 1st  Timmie Metz Band @ 9:30pm                       Sunday November 2nd DIG @ 10:00am Wednesday November […]

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Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Earlier this month, the Annapolis Roads community got a little more beautiful thanks to a $1000 grant from Unity Gardens. Unity Gardens is a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement and education . Projects are funded up to $1,000 […]

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Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced that effective November 1 citizens who visit the county’s four major parks will enjoy a 50 percent reduction in parking fees and permits. “One of this administration’s top priorities has been finding ways we can reduce the financial burden on our citizens, and I am pleased that […]

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November events by AAACCVB

November events by AAACCVB

| October 27, 2014 | 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 November 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store will host local author and museum volunteer Don Parks to sign his four books, Chesapeake Splendor, Chesapeake Winds and Tides, Chesapeake People and his most recent release, Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, Their Memories. Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, […]

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