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Better start thinking about croquet

Better start thinking about croquet

| March 5, 2017

Spring is just around the corner and so is the annual St. John’s-U.S. Naval Academy croquet match—a cherished Annapolis tradition. New this year is an attendance cap of 5,000 and $10 tickets for admission. Children age 12 and under can attend for free—no tickets required. Proceeds will benefit student financial aid at St. John’s. Please […]

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Tom Brady and the Patriots Stun Atlanta, Win Super Bowl LI 34-28.

Tom Brady and the Patriots Stun Atlanta, Win Super Bowl LI 34-28.

| February 6, 2017

Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to a stunning overtime win against NFL MVP Matt Ryans Atlanta Falcons. Many of us expected it to go that way. I always bet on experience in the big game. But what if I told you that in order for the Patriots to win their 5th championship they […]

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$2 million and still counting from the MD Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

$2 million and still counting from the MD Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

| January 29, 2017

As press time, the dollars were still being counted (and accepted) for the annual Maryland Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge. More than $2 million has been raised so far and organizers are still counting the money raised during the event and turned in by plungers.  More than 2,000 people participated and jumped in the chilly […]

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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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Nothing says Annapolis holidays like hundreds of Santa’s in speedos (PHOTOS)

Nothing says Annapolis holidays like hundreds of Santa’s in speedos (PHOTOS)

| December 11, 2016

364 days a year there is a good chance you will spot Speedoman running around Annapolis. But hundreds of them?  Well, that is reserved for the Annual Santa Speedo Run which is the brainchild of Eddie McGowan who is also the brains behind the Annapolis Irish Festival. Yesterday morning, hundreds gathered at O’Brien’s Steakhouse on Main […]

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Sneak peek at Mission Escape Rooms latest room–Alice in Wonderland

Sneak peek at Mission Escape Rooms latest room–Alice in Wonderland

| December 9, 2016

Mission Escape Rooms, you know..the bright green building on West Street…. they have a new room (we told you about it earlier) and we got a sneak peek at it this morning. Of course we can’t spoil it, but we got a chance to do a Facebook Live video and talked with John Shope who […]

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Mission Escape Rooms to debut new room this weekend

Mission Escape Rooms to debut new room this weekend

| December 6, 2016

Mission Escape Rooms, a relatively new (and incredibly fun) business on West Street is changing things up. Not familiar with the concept? They have been popping up all over the country and it is really quite simple.  You go into a room and try to get out. Solve the scavenger hunt type puzzle and you […]

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Get your passport for the Maryland Ice Cream Trail 2016

Get your passport for the Maryland Ice Cream Trail 2016

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder and Deputy Secretary Jim Eichhorst officially opened the 2016 Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail on May 20th at Woodbourne Creamery at Rock Hill Orchard in Mt. Airy (Montgomery County) and urge Marylanders to visit some of the stops on the trail this summer. The 2016 Ice Cream Trail includes nine […]

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Buckle up and discover Maryland this summer

Buckle up and discover Maryland this summer

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

All you need is transportation, a great playlist and a pair of sunglasses to take a spontaneous road trip through one of Maryland’s 18 scenic byways. Whether taking a quick joyride or planning a weekend getaway, there are plenty of national and state parks, local eateries and unique exhibits to discover. “The Maryland Office of […]

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Truxtun Park Pool to open this weekend for summer

Truxtun Park Pool to open this weekend for summer

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Due to weather and necessary repairs, Annapolis Recreation and Parks announces that the Truxtun Park Pool will now open for the summer season on Saturday, June 4. The pool will be open weekends until Friday, June 17, and then it will be open daily through Labor Day on Monday, September 5. The pool is located […]

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Photos: Herndon 2016, Chris Bianchi tops the monument in 1:12:34

Photos: Herndon 2016, Chris Bianchi tops the monument in 1:12:34

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chris Bianchi of Virginia Beach, Virginia had a very special day.  Bianchi was the 4th Class Midshipman who capped the Herndon Monument in 1:12:34, one of the faster times on record. More info! All images © 2016 Smile On Life Photography for Eye On Annapolis

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Do you know more than a 6th grader?

Do you know more than a 6th grader?

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Think you know more than a 6th grader? You might be surprised. Find out if you do and become an oyster expert at this special event with educators at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Annapolis Green. Join in for a fun and educational evening where you will learn about, dissect and taste Crassostrea Virginica, aka our […]

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Herndon Climb On Monday

Herndon Climb On Monday

| May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy’s Class of 2019’s Herndon monument climb will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon […]

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Only 16 chances to play at Mayo Beach Park this year

Only 16 chances to play at Mayo Beach Park this year

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Come jump in the water at Mayo Beach Park in 2016! Enjoy the beautiful “public” beach at Mayo Beach Park south of Annapolis during the Memorial Day Public Open Day on Monday 5/30/16. This event is FREE and open to the general public. Bring your kids and your grandkids and a picnic and have a great […]

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Soggy Sunday does not keep flowers away for May Day competition

Soggy Sunday does not keep flowers away for May Day competition

| May 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

May 1. May Day in Annapolis. May 1, 2016 saw the cancellation of many events in town including the first First Sunday Arts Festival of the season, the Maryland Avenue and State Circle May Day Festival, and the Walk for the Animals. But, it did not stop people from decorating their doors, stoops, and porches […]

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Road Trip: R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival is tomorrow!

Road Trip: R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival is tomorrow!

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendar for the Fordham and Dominion Brewing Co. 5th Annual R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival on Saturday April 23, 2016. The festival will be held from 12-5pm at the Brewery, located at 1284 McD Dr. in Dover and will feature a full day of live music with performances by Pasadena, BarrelHouse and The […]

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R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival is almost here

R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival is almost here

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendar for the Fordham and Dominion Brewing Co. 5th Annual R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival on Saturday April 23, 2016. The festival will be held from 12-5pm at the Brewery, located at 1284 McD Dr. in Dover and will feature a full day of live music with performances by Pasadena, BarrelHouse and The […]

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R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival – April 23rd

R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival – April 23rd

| April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendar for the Fordham and Dominion Brewing Co. 5th Annual R2Hop2 Beer & Music Festival on Saturday April 23, 2016. The festival will be held from 12-5pm at the Brewery, located at 1284 McD Dr. in Dover and will feature a full day of live music with performances by Pasadena, BarrelHouse and The […]

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PHOTOS: Santa Speedo Run 2015

PHOTOS: Santa Speedo Run 2015

| December 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

What began with a group of 7 people in Castlebay, ended up this year with 400 people at O’Brien’s Steak House running around downtown Annapolis in speedos.  The 8th Annual Santa Speedo Run was yesterday and, as usual, it did not disappoint. The brainchild of Eddie McGowan, also the founder of the Annapolis Irish Festival, […]

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Deadline approaching for Arts Council’s “Moments in Time”

Deadline approaching for Arts Council’s “Moments in Time”

| November 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] “ Moments in Time ” is the theme and title of the upcoming summer/fall 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 November 23rd.    The juried group […]

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Annapolis banker named treasurer for local Optimist Club

Annapolis banker named treasurer for local Optimist Club

| October 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] CFG Community Bank is pleased to announce that Faye B. Currie, Vice President/Branch Manager for CFG Community Bank’s Annapolis branch, has been installed as Treasurer of the Annapolis Optimist Club. Currie brings to her treasurer position 30 years of experience in the financial industry, managing consumer, business deposit portfolios and consumer lending areas […]

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CTA to present special version of fall play

CTA to present special version of fall play

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] If you or your child is startled by loud noises, scared by darkness, unable to sit still or hard of hearing, you know that going to a live theatre event isn’t usually possible. The Children’s Theatre of Annapolis aims to make live performances accessible to everyone with its sensory-friendly and American Sign Language-interpreted […]

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