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David Orso Group of CENTURY 21 recognized nationally

David Orso Group of CENTURY 21 recognized nationally

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The David Orso Group of CENTURY 21 New Millennium was recently honored for its excellence and professional service at both the regional and national levels. The team was voted “Best in Customer Service” by the readers of What’s Up? Annapolis magazine in its Best of Annapolis 2016 list. This achievement marks the first time that […]

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Local firm, Invenio, earns Hubspot certification

Local firm, Invenio, earns Hubspot certification

| July 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Invenio SEO, a search engine optimization (SEO) training and service consultancy based in Annapolis recently earned both the Hubspot inbound certification and Hubspot partner program certification through the software company.  Nancy McDonald, the owner of Invenio devoted approximately 16 hours in July to study the videos, review the course materials, and take the test. She […]

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Spirit expands service from BWI again

Spirit expands service from BWI again

| July 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Need a vacation from the election season? As the never-ending battle for presidential power plays out on the national stage, Spirit is delivering new escape options from the nation’s capital following the madness of Election Day. So halt those social media rants, turn off your news alerts, and let’s all agree Florida’s Gulf Coast is […]

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FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

FILMSTERS Academy, a summer film camp for kids is proud to announce that they are celebrating 15 years this summer. Over 138 short films have been produced, shot, directed, acted in and edited by kids 11-18 years of age. In the fifteen-year time span over 800 students have attended film camp, which offers three levels of instruction. The program takes […]

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Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame recipients for 2016

Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame recipients for 2016

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce announced the 2016 Anne Arundel County Business Hall of Fame Inductees. They will be recognized and inducted at the 2016 AAACCC Business Hall of Fame and Awards presented by Severn Savings Bank on Thursday, October 27th at the LoewsAnnapolis Hotel from 6-9pm.  This year’s Hall of […]

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Rams Head Dockside grand opening scheduled for Saturday!

Rams Head Dockside grand opening scheduled for Saturday!

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Group, an Annapolis-based restaurant and entertainment company, will host a Grand Opening in celebration of opening their fifth restaurant location, Rams Head Dockside, on July 16, 2016.  The celebration begins at 11 AM and continues all day with giveaways, food and drink specials, and live music.  Rams Head Dockside, formally Reckless Ric’s, is […]

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AAMC earns “Most Wired” award for 7th time!

AAMC earns “Most Wired” award for 7th time!

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has been named one of the nation’s Most Wired® healthcare organizations, a designation recognizing the medical center’s use of technology for an enhanced patient experience. Conducted by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum, the annual Most Wired survey is an industry-standard benchmark study designed to measure the level of […]

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Herrmann Advertising wins five communicator awards

Herrmann Advertising wins five communicator awards

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Herrmann Advertising | Branding | Technology was honored with five wins in this year’s International Academy of Visual Arts’ Communicator Awards. The Annapolis agency’s work for Cardinal Financial Corporation, Kramer Levin, Historic Annapolis and the Howard County Health Department, along with Herrmann’s own website redesign, competed with more than 6,000 entries from across the U.S. and the world. In the […]

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Celebrate the oyster on the 20th at O’Briens

Celebrate the oyster on the 20th at O’Briens

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

O’Brien’s Steakhouse is not just for steaks you know.  On Wednesday, July 20th, they will be celebrating the oyster with a benefit for the Oyster Recovery Parynership. A $20 contribution at the door will go to the Oyster Recovery Partnership here in Annapolis and once you are in–be sure to check out their oyster shooters, […]

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Lost Ark Distilling set to open up in Howard County

Lost Ark Distilling set to open up in Howard County

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lost Ark Distilling Co. is excited to announce their move to a new location. Due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond the control of the distillery ownership, the previous address of 9385 Washington Blvd. in North Laurel is no longer a viable location to open for business. After more than 24 months of planning, Lost Ark Distilling Co. will […]

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Gigi’s Playhouse to open in Annapolis, Governor Hogan thrilled

Gigi’s Playhouse to open in Annapolis, Governor Hogan thrilled

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE ANNAPOLIS is slated to open its doors late Spring of 2017. This well established national non-profit organization with 31 locations (and more emerging) is seeking to open GiGi’s Playhouse in Annapolis, which will be the first of its kind for the state of Maryland. Through GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis, over 30 educational, therapeutic, health […]

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Local firm, Merisign, develops innovative fishing app

Local firm, Merisign, develops innovative fishing app

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local firm, Merisign, has developed a new app that should be in the tackle box of every fisherman! Fishing Insight was developed out of necessity to be a companion to the assortment of tools available to anglers today. The app is not a social platform of thousands of people holding up their most recent catches, but rather a highly […]

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Champion Realty ranks 7th in “Top Workplace” survey

Champion Realty ranks 7th in “Top Workplace” survey

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the second consecutive year, Champion Realty has been voted “Best Place to Work” by its own agents and staff, placing seventh on a list of similar sized companies. One hundred and fifty companies were ranked from 3,147 invited to participate.   Last year Champion ranked 17th in the same survey.    “It’s especially gratifying […]

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Annapolis Partnership names new Executive Director

Annapolis Partnership names new Executive Director

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Partnership has named a new Executive Director to replace Lisa Thompson who resigned abruptly a few months ago. The Annapolis Partnership (AP) has announced the appointment of Ms. Shellie Reed to the position of Executive Director, effective immediately. Shellie will be responsible for the management of all aspects of Annapolis Partnership, the official Main Street […]

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Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirates Cove Restaurant and Dock Bar in Galesville, MD  hosted a fundraiser for the West and Rhode River Keeper, called “Pigs and Pearls: Barbecue and Oysters!” The event highlighted locally harvested oysters, served fresh-shucked and roasted, and pulled BBQ pork from local farms.  The event  featured local musicians, The Eastport Oyster Boys, along with guest […]

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Local embroidery artist helps foster youth share their voice

Local embroidery artist helps foster youth share their voice

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After over 200+ hours of work, 15+ yards of fabric, batting, and skilled embroidery, 12 current foster youth were provided a medium to share their experiences in foster care through a quilt commissioned by Anne Arundel County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc.  The Silenced Voices of Foster Care Quilt© was created by Ms. Geri […]

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Local addiction treatment center provides innovative solution to heroin epidemic

Local addiction treatment center provides innovative solution to heroin epidemic

| June 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is widely known that our communities are in the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic that is killing Marylanders in record numbers. The glaring truth is that the addiction treatment industry has been ineffective and insufficient to meet the needs of a growing population of addicts. However, one local treatment center is changing the […]

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Canines and Cocktails returns to BAROAK once again

Canines and Cocktails returns to BAROAK once again

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Canines & Cocktails for a Cause is held on the last Friday of every month through October on the patio at BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Paws Pet Boutique has partnered with Loews Annapolis to host these dog-friendly happy hours to benefit a wide variety of charities, including the SPCA of […]

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Creative cuisine and culinary conversation at Blackwall Hitch

Creative cuisine and culinary conversation at Blackwall Hitch

| June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Get inside the mind of award-winning Chef Zachary Pope for a glimpse of the creative process that goes into gourmet cuisine. Blackwall Hitch’s Chef’s Table Wine Dinner is an evening of exquisite food perfectly paired with complementing wines. Tuesday, June 21 at 7 pm, you are invited to enjoy 5-courses created and plated by Chef […]

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Watermark’s Harbor Queen resumes Wednesday Night Race sailings

Watermark’s Harbor Queen resumes Wednesday Night Race sailings

| June 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Put together happy hour, sailing and cruising on Harbor Queen and it doesn’t get any more Annapolis than this! Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® is excited to begin another season of Wednesday Night Races Cruises onboard Harbor Queen. This cruise provides front seat viewing of the race from the water. Snack on complimentary happy […]

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CANnapolis returns for 3rd year to benefit FoodLink

CANnapolis returns for 3rd year to benefit FoodLink

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

CANnapolis (“Because we CAN make a difference!”) is a summer-long canned food drive, providing area restaurants and liquor stores an opportunity to support Food Link, Anne Arundel County neighbors helping neighbors, in the fight against hunger. Last year, CANnapolis raised over 3200 pounds of food and served over 600 meals to Anne Arundel County (A.A. […]

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Crisis management, learn how to do it right with this PRSA seminar

Crisis management, learn how to do it right with this PRSA seminar

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Don’t wait for a communications crisis to consume you before you act. Prepare for it effectively and have PR and legal council on the same team working together. Attend “Crisis Planning- Do it Right” on June 23 from noon to 1:30 on June 23 at Union Jack’s in Annapolis. Communication in a time of crisis […]

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