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Gigi’s Playhouse now open

Gigi’s Playhouse now open

| February 17, 2018

GiGi’s Playhouse, a non-profit Down syndrome achievement center, opened its 36th North American location this past Saturday in Annapolis with over 500 individuals in attendance. The celebration featured tours of the Playhouse, crafts, face painting, speeches from First Lady Yumi Hogan, GiGi’s Playhouse founder Nancy Gianni, Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce president Bob Burdon and a […]

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Changes coming to the Annapolis Mall food court and Bowtie Cinemas

Changes coming to the Annapolis Mall food court and Bowtie Cinemas

| February 17, 2018

One of the Chesapeake Bay region’s most longstanding and beloved retail destinations, Westfield Annapolis, has begun a modernization and revitalization program, with construction now underway on an all-new ‘food hall’ inspired Dining Court slated to open this summer. In keeping with the sleek, modern food halls Westfield has integrated into a number of its premier […]

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Arundel Mills planning big sales for President’s Day Weekend

Arundel Mills planning big sales for President’s Day Weekend

| February 16, 2018

The first major shopping weekend of the year is almost here! Arundel Mills is hosting its annual Presidents’ Day Super Sale, February 16 – 19 where Baltimore/Washington area residents will have an exclusive chance to receive bigger, better, bolder, savings on top of the center’s discounts of up to 70% off every day. During the four-day […]

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BGE launches new free app

BGE launches new free app

| February 16, 2018

BGE recently launched its free mobile app, which allows customers to easily access account information on the go. Featuring fingerprint login, push alerts and swipe to pay, the app makes it simple for residential and commercial customers to manage accounts on smartphones and tablets. “We are always looking to create more options for our customers […]

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Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

| February 16, 2018

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are coming to Killarney House in Davidsonville, MD, for two nights only, February 21st and 22nd , 2018 (Thursday already 50% sold out!).  Doors open at 7:30 pm with shows starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available online at www.KillarneyHousePub.com. In addition to these two […]

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog with Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi

| February 16, 2018

The Chinese New Year of the Dog begins on February 16, and the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is kicking off the celebration with a series of free and low-cost workshops. The holiday lasts for 15 days. People around the world ring in the Lunar New Year with celebrations of feasting, […]

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BGE’s Electric Safety Contest for elementary students is back

BGE’s Electric Safety Contest for elementary students is back

| February 12, 2018

BGE has announced the return of its sixth BGE Wires Down Video Challenge to educate elementary school-aged children on the importance of practicing electrical safety.  Entry kits include kindergarten through fifth grade lesson plans and entries are accepted through April 2, 2018.  Elementary school teachers in public and private elementary schools across BGE’s electric service […]

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BGE sending crews to Puerto Rico to aid in recovery

BGE sending crews to Puerto Rico to aid in recovery

| February 5, 2018

BGE is deploying crews to help restore electric service in Puerto Rico as part of a contingent of Exelon utilities responding to the request to provide mutual assistance.  BGE joins its sister utilities – Atlantic City Electric, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco – in repairing infrastructure destroyed during the hurricane in September. Twenty-one BGE […]

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Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

| February 5, 2018

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are coming to Killarney House in Davidsonville, MD, for two nights only, February 21st and 22nd , 2018 (Thursday already 50% sold out!).  Doors open at 7:30 pm with shows starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available online at www.KillarneyHousePub.com. In addition to these two […]

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Blackwall Hitch giving away a Valentine’s Day dinner for two

Blackwall Hitch giving away a Valentine’s Day dinner for two

| February 3, 2018

Blackwall Hitch with locations in Alexandria, Rehoboth, Annapolis and Chantilly are excited to present a decadent four course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day for $65 per person. This menu is exclusively offered on February 14th and will be offered alongside the regular menu  from Feb 15th-17th 2018. This menu features Lobster Bisque, their special […]

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Champion Realty’s Jon Coile named one of most influential in real estate

Champion Realty’s Jon Coile named one of most influential in real estate

| January 31, 2018

For the fourth time since 2014, Champion President and CEO Jon Coile made the “Swanepoel Power 200” list of the most influential people in residential real estate. This year he was ranked number 165. The Swanepoel list, released annually, is compiled following a meticulous, 400-hour research process. More than 3,000 executives were considered for inclusion […]

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Bountiful Interiors earns national recognition from leading industry groups

Bountiful Interiors earns national recognition from leading industry groups

| January 31, 2018

Bountiful Interiors, a home accents retailer and full-service interior design firm based in Easton, Maryland, has been recognized for excellence by two leading industry organizations. Bountiful Interiors was awarded “Best of Design” and “Best of Customer Service” by Houzz, the leading platform for remodeling and design. The Best of Houzz is awarded annually in three […]

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The Rammies are accepting votes

The Rammies are accepting votes

| January 30, 2018

The Rams Head Group is excited to announce the Sixth Annual Rammie Awards, an online accolade to recognize outstanding shows of the past year. Winners are chosen via online votes from fans and Rams Head staff. From now until 11:59 p.m. on February 7th, fans can visit www.ramsheadgroup.com to vote on categories including National Show […]

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Annapolis Restaurant Week will be here soon

Annapolis Restaurant Week will be here soon

| January 30, 2018

Annapolis Restaurant Week celebrates its 10th year during the week of February 25 to March 3. The program originated as a marketing program of the Annapolis Business Association and today is managed by the Downtown Annapolis Partnership. Annapolis Restaurant Week now offers breakfast as well as lunch and dinner specials and includes even more participating […]

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First Lady Hogan to attend opening of GiGi’s Playhouse

First Lady Hogan to attend opening of GiGi’s Playhouse

| January 29, 2018

GiGi’s Playhouse will open its 35th North American location at 129 Lubrano Drive in Annapolis, Maryland on February 3, 2018. The Grand Opening Celebration will take place from 2-4 p.m., complete with playhouse tours, music, games, a ribbon cutting and more. First Lady Yumi Hogan is attending the ribbon cutting ceremony and will make remarks.  […]

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Marylanders rake in the dough with Airbnb rentals

Marylanders rake in the dough with Airbnb rentals

| January 28, 2018

As Maryland families continue reaping the economic benefits of home sharing, Airbnb is releasing new data on the income its host community earned during 2017 to help to pay their mortgage, rent and other monthly bills. Between January and December 2017, residents of Maryland made $42.2 million by sharing their homes with tourists, interns, and […]

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The details on the Amazon incentive from Maryland

The details on the Amazon incentive from Maryland

| January 27, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that the administration is filing the Promoting ext-Raordinary Innovation in Maryland’s Economy (PRIME) Act of 2018, which provides a package of state income, property, and sales tax credits and exemptions to enable Maryland to put forward the most competitive bid possible for Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. The proposed legislation follows […]

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Chesapeake Eye Care acquires Arlington Eye Center

Chesapeake Eye Care acquires Arlington Eye Center

| January 27, 2018

Chesapeake Eye Care Company, LLC has announced the formation of One Vision Eye Partners to establish a leading medical and surgical ophthalmology platform in the Mid-Atlantic region. One Vision is seeking to acquire high-quality ophthalmology practices within its surrounding geographies and to recruit top-performing doctors to join the platform. Led by its two founding physicians, […]

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BWI shatters records once again

BWI shatters records once again

| January 26, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced at a BWI Business Partnership meeting that Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport surpassed 26 million passengers in 2017, continuing its streak of record passenger traffic for the third year in a row. Governor Hogan also touted the results of an updated economic impact study that revealed the airport produces more […]

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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute wins a green wall from Greenstreet GreenWalls

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute wins a green wall from Greenstreet GreenWalls

| January 26, 2018

Greenstreet GreenWalls announced that Baltimore Polytechnic Institute is the winner of the free living green wall contest. While hundreds of public and private schools across the state of Maryland entered, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute was randomly selected as the winner. The green wall is valued at approximately $10,000 and requires little maintenance. Jacqueline Williams, Principal at […]

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Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

Special Irish History Dinner presented by Derek Warfield

| January 25, 2018

Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones are coming to Killarney House in Davidsonville, MD, for two nights only, February 21st and 22nd , 2018 (Thursday already 50% sold out!).  Doors open at 7:30 pm with shows starting at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available online at www.KillarneyHousePub.com. In addition to these two […]

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Electric bill through the roof? BGE has some options for you

Electric bill through the roof? BGE has some options for you

| January 25, 2018

Between Dec. 25, 2017 and Jan. 8, 2018, high temperatures in central Maryland were 35 percent colder than normal for that same period last year , causing BGE customers to use more energy as heating systems worked harder. According to the National Weather Service, Baltimore set a record for the coldest first week of January […]

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