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Eastport kicks Annapolis’ butt in tug-of-war…again!

Eastport kicks Annapolis’ butt in tug-of-war…again!

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well, it looks like Eastport has regained the bragging rights for another year!  After 7 tugs, the Maritime Republic of Eastport ended up the victor 5-2.  The winning Annapolis teams were the USNA Midshipmem/Rugby Team with VICE ADMIRAL Carter, Superintendent of the Academy, and the Annapolis Police Department led by Chief Michael Pristoop. Mayor Pantelides […]

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ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

| November 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Unlike some people, Nancy Wright received a quick diagnosis. Her symptoms began with a drop in her big toe, followed by stumbling and ultimately tumbling to the ground. The diagnosis was ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mrs. Wright weakened quickly and in a matter of months went from using a cane, to a […]

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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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Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday morning, 20,000 people will take off from the Annapolis side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and head over to Kent Island. On foot!  The Across the Bay 10K is an elite event brought to the area by the Dave McGillivray who manages and runs the famed Boston Marathon. The eastbound span of the Chesapeake […]

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Hillsmere fun fair & silent auction this Saturday

Hillsmere fun fair & silent auction this Saturday

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anticipation is building for Hillsmere Elementary’s Fun Fair & Silent Auction on Saturday, November 8th from 11:00am – 3:00pm.  Fun for the whole family includes carnival-style games, moon bounce, photo booth, cake walk, dunk tank with Assistant Principal Gordon, slot cars and more.  Bring your appetite for a sweet treat from the bake sale or […]

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Grammy Award nominee performs Movies, Magic & More this weekend

Grammy Award nominee performs Movies, Magic & More this weekend

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Grammy Award nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker returns to town to perform “Movies, Magic & More” with the Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 (7:30 p.m.) and 8 (8 p.m.) at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Making a return to Annapolis after her thrilling holiday performance last season, […]

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Barktoberfest a huge success

Barktoberfest a huge success

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County celebrated its rendition of Oktoberfest with a fundraiser on Saturday, October 25th held at the Green Turtle in Annapolis. With a festive atmosphere of dogs (and some of their human companions) in costume, the day was packed with great music, food, and raffle items. For the dog costume pet […]

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Key School to hold fall open house

Key School to hold fall open house

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Key School will hold its annual fall Open House on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Families interested in discovering more about what Key’s program offers children in pre-school through grade 12 are invited to attend. Beginning at 1:00 p.m., all visitors will have the opportunity to talk with faculty members, review the curriculum, and see […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival announces dates for 2015

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival announces dates for 2015

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Bay Events is pleased to announce that the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday May 16 and 17, 2015. The festival, held at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland, is a two day event to raise money for 3 local charities. “We are excited to be back after […]

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Maasai Storytellers, Musicians and Dancers to Perform in Bowie , Annapolis

Maasai Storytellers, Musicians and Dancers to Perform in Bowie , Annapolis

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Maasai storytellers, musicians, and dancers from Kenya will perform at the Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts in Annapolis, 801 Chase St., at 7 p.m. on Wednesday November 19  and at the Bowie Center for the Creative Arts, 15200 Annapolis Road, at 7 p.m. on Thursday November 13 and .  The performances are free and […]

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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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Paddington Bear illustrator to visit Severn School

Paddington Bear illustrator to visit Severn School

| November 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The illustrator of more than 100 children’s books, including the popular Paddington Bear books, Robert Alley, Severn class of 1974 and his wife are scheduled to pay a visit to both Severn campuses next month. Zoë B. Alley is a children’s book author. The Alleys will visit the Lower School on Monday, 11/10, to read aloud from their books, conduct […]

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Conservation in action at Hammond-Harwood House

Conservation in action at Hammond-Harwood House

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum to conserve antiques? On Friday November 7th visitors will have the opportunity to see conservation in action with Schoenbauer Furniture Services technicians in our dining room. The museums 18th century drop leaf table will be conserved in order for the table to be put […]

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Rachael Yamagata playing Rams Head next Monday

Rachael Yamagata playing Rams Head next Monday

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rachael Yamagata is playing Rams Head On Stage on Monday, November 10th. This tour includes career-spanning sets with the premiere of new songs from her forthcoming album due out in early 2015. There will also be a handful of special 10th anniversary shows to celebrate Rachael’s debut LP, Happenstance, in Chicago, Portland, Los Angeles, Alexandria, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn. Touted by NPR […]

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Annapolis Barbershop singers score big in regional competition

Annapolis Barbershop singers score big in regional competition

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Singers representing the Annapolis area captured multiple honors late last month at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s annual Mid-Atlantic District Convention in Wildwood, NJ. Last Men Standing won the quartet championship, and the Sons of the Severn chorus placed sixth overall in the chorus competition. Both groups represent the Anne Arundel County, Maryland Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. In […]

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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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Exec. Director of Hammond-Harwood House to retire

Exec. Director of Hammond-Harwood House to retire

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House Board of Trustees, in the heart of historic Annapolis, announces the retirement of Carter Lively, Executive Director for the past 15 years. Carter has served longer than any other house museum executive director in Annapolis. He is from Portsmouth, Virginia and studied history at James Madison University. Before coming to Annapolis Carter […]

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LSO offers a spooky concert for young and old alike

LSO offers a spooky concert for young and old alike

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

What could be better than hearing the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra play some of the spookiest pieces of classical music less than a week before Halloween? Hearing the music, then taking home a prize in the LSO’s second annual costume contest! Gianna Sala (funniest/most original), Ashley Rogers (scariest) and Jamison Cook (cutest) did just that at […]

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Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

Kneseth Israel presents Sushannah Walshe

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday November 23, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel presents Shushannah Walshe, Deputy Political Director for ABC News, consultant for the HBO Aaron Sorkin show, The Newsroom and co-author of the book, “Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar.”  Shushannah will share her views of the current […]

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