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Funeral director Tom Helfenbein retires

Funeral director Tom Helfenbein retires

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Set aside all of your mental pictures of the stereotypical funeral director as a dour, monotone, intensely serious and well, funereal, undertaker. At his 70th birthday-retirement party recently, longtime local funeral director Tom Helfenbein had ladies of all ages lining up to take a spin on the dance floor, jitterbugging to the oldies. Stodgy and […]

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Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

Annapolis Green launches Run Responsibly campaign at Across the Bay 10K

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although the official logo and shirt color for the Across the Bay 10K race was orange, it was all about Green. Crisp, clear air and barely a zephyr made for perfect conditions for the 20,000 runners participating in the inaugural Across the Bay 10K on November 9. The race made history as the largest “cup-free” […]

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Shop small, shop local for lingerie

Shop small, shop local for lingerie

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

It was a simple question posed eleven years ago: “Why is it so hard to find a properly fitting bra in the Annapolis area?” That question, borne of years of frustration at the lack of sizes and styles offered by chain stores, led local businesswoman Patti Platt and partners to open á la mode intimates, […]

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Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays will soon be here and Watermark is making it easy to plan fun activities for families and couples. Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark® is thrilled to announce its Holiday Candlelight Stroll will return for the 2014 holiday season. A Colonial period-dressed guide leads guests through the historic district by candlelight and shares the origin […]

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The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

A boat with a bright red nose, reindeer antlers, jingle bell music and Captain Santa cruises into Ego Alley carrying hot cocoa and cheer…it can only mean one thing, the Jolly Express is here! Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® is proud to announce Jolly Express Cruises will return for the 2014 holiday season. A […]

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Rams Head’s 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas

Rams Head’s 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Rams Head Group, a restaurant and entertainment company, is proud to announce the 3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. From December 13 to December 24, Rams Head and its partners will generously give away one experience package per day. Details for this year’s 12 Days of Christmas packages will be available on December […]

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Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

Open House at Chesapeake Light Craft

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Light Craft will hold a public Open House on Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its Annapolis, Maryland, workshop and showroom, located at 1805 George Avenue. Boat lovers, boat builders and would-be boat builders shouldn’t miss this chance to spend time with fellow boat lovers at CLC’s expanded facility. There will […]

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Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

Jing Ying Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.JingYing.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 11th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4pm). The fundraiser supports SPAN, Inc. SPAN (Serving People Across Neighborhoods) provides financial assistance, food and referral services to those in crisis […]

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Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

Meteorologist Justin Berk chooses Chesapeake Eye Care for LASIK surgery

| November 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care & Laser Center and TLC Laser Eye Center of Annapolis are pleased to announce that Justin Berk, award winning meteorologist and internet personality, had a successful LASIK procedure with Dr. Maria Scott. Berk, who has long suffered poor vision, will be chronicling his journey through LASIK eye surgery via videos and blog posts and […]

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QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

QuotePie joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub member

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that QuotePie, LLC has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. QuotePie is a powerful web-based insurance marketplace that allows business owners to connect with property and casualty insurance agents from across the country. Its proprietary platform creates a culture of transparent competition […]

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Support group for brain injury patients launched

Support group for brain injury patients launched

| November 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, has recently launched a six-week support group for people with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The support group is designed for patients with mTBI lasting six months or longer and was borne out of numerous requests from both patients and medical health providers […]

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Bistro St. Michaels wins CBMM oyster stew competition

Bistro St. Michaels wins CBMM oyster stew competition

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bistro St. Michaels Executive Chef David Hayes, center, stands behind his first place oyster stew at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s October 25 competition at OysterFest. Standing with Hayes are CBMM volunteers Bridget and Danny Moss. Bistro St. Michaels will receive an award plaque from CBMM in honor of the distinction and the opportunity to […]

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Big Vanilla partners with Bello Machre to help

Big Vanilla partners with Bello Machre to help

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 200 bike riders and exercise enthusiasts came out to the Big Vanilla Athletic Club’s Spin-A-Thon fundraiser, held in the club’s parking lot.  The 24-hour fundraiser started at 5 PM on Friday, September 26, 2014 and continued until 5 PM on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  The event raised over $3,000 benefiting people with developmental disabilities […]

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Micro-loan fund to help county small businesses

Micro-loan fund to help county small businesses

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation’s (AAEDC) CEO and President Ed Rothstein has announced the launch of the Arundel Micro Loan Fund (AMF) designed to benefit qualified small businesses in the county that are located in designated Sustainable Community areas.  The announcement was made at a multi Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Crofton at which AAEDC […]

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The Zen House to celebrate grand opening on Tuesday

The Zen House to celebrate grand opening on Tuesday

| November 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Zen House Wellness Spa + Yoga Studio is excited to announce their Grand Opening on Tuesday, November 11th from 4 pm – 8 pm at their studio, 47 Spa Road | Annapolis, MD (across from the Westin Hotel). The Grand Opening Celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30pm, meet and greet with […]

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Upcoming Rams Head Onstage shows

Upcoming Rams Head Onstage shows

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

11/07 Comedian, Tom Papa 11/08 Robyn Hitchcock *All Ages Matinee 11/08 Delbert McClinton 11/09 Aaron Carter *All Ages Matinee 11/09 Jim Brickman 11/10 Rachael Yamagata w. The Dove & The Wolf and Hemming 11/13 Lucinda Williams w. Kenneth Brian Band 11/14 Jack Wagner 11/15 Phil Vassar 11/16 Oleta Adams 11/17 The Company Men 11/18 Ace […]

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BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  announced that it is providing more than $300,000 in grants to more than 40 local nonprofit organizations committed to environmental preservation, protection and enhancement. In its second year and as part of BGE’s steadfast commitment to sustainability, environmental stewardship and philanthropic giving, the BGE Green Grants program, is specifically […]

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Brio Tuscan Grille to donate to Semper Fi Fund on Veterans Day

Brio Tuscan Grille to donate to Semper Fi Fund on Veterans Day

| November 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

This November, Americans will find many ways to remember and honor those who have served in the military in service to our country on Veterans Day.  This year, area Brio Tuscan Grille Restaurants join in the commemoration with a special “Dine and Donate” on November 11 where 20% of lunch and dinner sales will go […]

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Quintain Marketing now accepting Bitcoin for payment

Quintain Marketing now accepting Bitcoin for payment

| November 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis marketing agency Quintain Marketing has announced  that it now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment for its marketing and web design services. “We believe digital currency is gaining momentum as a method of payment and as an organization that embraces innovation, we’re excited to be amongst the first companies in the Annapolis area, […]

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November happenings at Cleo’s Fine Oils

November happenings at Cleo’s Fine Oils

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the New Oil! – All During November The 2014 Olio Nuovo, or “new oil” marking the start of olive season, has arrived at Cleo’s Fine Oils & Vinegars in the Annapolis Towne Centre. If you are familiar with the wine industry’s celebration on the release of Beaujolais Nouveau, then you understand the buzz new oil […]

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Elections are almost over, get some Galway Bay Egg Nog

Elections are almost over, get some Galway Bay Egg Nog

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The annual shipment of Galway Bay Egg Nog has just arrived from Ireland, and is now available at three locations; Galway Bay in Annapolis, Brian Boru in Severna Park, and Killarney House in Davidsonville. This year the restaurants have also added the convenience of ordering and paying for egg nog online at www.IrishEggNog.com, for quick pick up […]

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Bello Machre named new Development Director

Bello Machre named new Development Director

| November 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre is pleased to announce that Deborah K. Daugherty has accepted the position of Chief Development Officer effective October 13, 2014. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Debbie has a lifetime of experience in the fundraising arena.  I am confident that she will help us continue to grow our philanthropy […]

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