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BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

As students, teachers and parents get ready for back-to-school, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce the launch of its third annual Wires Down Video Challenge to raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety among elementary school-aged children. From Sept. 8 until Nov. 14, 2014, elementary school students (kindergarten through fifth […]

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Diamond Jim eludes anglers in this year’s DNR contest

Diamond Jim eludes anglers in this year’s DNR contest

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources presented more than $70,000 in cash, prizes and merchandise to lucky anglers this morning at the 2014 Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale. Nearly 2,000 people, including sponsors, contestants and their guests, attended the celebration of fishing, held in conjunction with the Maryland Seafood Festival at Sandy Point State Park in […]

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Kunta Kinte children’s festival

Kunta Kinte children’s festival

| September 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

Travel in your imagination to the childhood home of Kunta Kinte to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of west Africa. The Chesapeake Children’s Museum will host a festival just for children – and their accompanying grown-ups – to mark the anniversary of Kunta Kinte’s arrival in the year 1767 in Annapolis. Special guest Kwame Ansah-Brew will highlight […]

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CANnapolis to celebrate at Union Jacks

CANnapolis to celebrate at Union Jacks

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

CANnapolis (“Because we CAN make a difference!”) is a summer-long canned food drive, providing area restaurants and liquor stores an opportunity to support the Maryland Food Bank in the fight against hunger. Katcef Brothers and radio partner, WRNR Radio will be promoting nine CANnapolis events throughout the Annapolis, Severna Park and Pasadena areas, May 31 through […]

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Dostoevsky on tap for St. John’s

Dostoevsky on tap for St. John’s

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College tutor Chester Burke will give a lecture titled “Dostoevsky’s ‘The Brothers Karamazov’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 12 at 8 p.m. Completed in 1880, ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ is the story of […]

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Build a model lapstrake skiff at CBMM

Build a model lapstrake skiff at CBMM

| September 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a weekend model-building workshop from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, September 26 and from 9-5 pm. on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. Led step-by-step by skilled modelers, participants will create a 10-inch wooden rowing skiff with lapped side planking and […]

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Logan Brill, Rob Baird bring tour to Rams Head On Stage in October

Logan Brill, Rob Baird bring tour to Rams Head On Stage in October

| September 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Logan Brill and Rob Baird are teaming for a tour this fall and coming to Annapolis on October 8th with a co-bill that showcases two of Nashville publishing company and record label Carnival Music’s most exciting new artists. See below for a list of dates. The two young songwriters, both Tennessee natives, are in good company with […]

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Local Realtor publishes book, explores the myths of real estate

Local Realtor publishes book, explores the myths of real estate

| September 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

Severna Park native and nationally ranked real estate agent, David Orso, exposes the biggest myths in residential real estate in his recently released book, Step Inside: The Unfiltered Truth about Listing and Selling Your Home. “This book is about helping homeowners protect their largest asset – their homes,” said Orso, who holds an MBA from […]

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Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

Do you care? You can this week! Please help!

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

During 44 combined years of teaching, Leo and Diane Zerhusen had seen so many children coming to school without adequate clothes, school supplies or food to eat that they felt they had to do something to help. Lisa Hurka Covington was shattered when her lovely, talented sister shot herself at the age of 28. Lucinda […]

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Bratislava Boys’ Choir to perform at Key Auditorium

Bratislava Boys’ Choir to perform at Key Auditorium

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bratislava Boys’ Choir from the Republic of Slovakia will present a free concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, 60 College Avenue, in Annapolis. The ensemble includes 20 boys ages 10 through 14 years plus the tenors of eight older students.  Miriam Garajova, a member […]

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Reserve September 27th for The Shindig Music Festival

Reserve September 27th for The Shindig Music Festival

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

24-7 Entertainment is bringing back The Shindig Music Festival to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 27, 2014. This year’s two main stages will be anchored by alternative rock legends Jane’s Addiction and punk rock favorite’s Rise Against. Adding to the eclectic festivities will be Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Fishbone, Halestorm, Lucero, J Roddy Walston & […]

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CBMM to present State of the Crab

CBMM to present State of the Crab

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is presenting a “State of the Crab” program on three consecutive Sundays, beginning September 14 and continuing through September 28. The program focuses on the status of the crab fishery and its past, present and future significance to different bay communities, with public participation encouraged. Generously […]

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Annapolis Home Expo coming on September 20th

Annapolis Home Expo coming on September 20th

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annual Fall Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind  homeowners event showcasing  products and services for the home, will be held at the National Guard Armory on Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st. Saturday will be from 10am-6pm and 11am-5pm on Sunday. The Armory os located at 18 Willow Street (near the intersection […]

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Maryland Seafood Festival is here this weekend

Maryland Seafood Festival is here this weekend

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 47th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival (MSF) celebrates a weekend of fresh and mouth-watering seafood this weekend, September 6 and 7th, along with a variety of entertainment, exhibits and activities. “At last year’s event, we enjoyed two beautiful days that provided record breaking crowds on the picturesque shores of the Chesapeake Bay; we all enjoyed the atmosphere, […]

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Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival next weekend

Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival next weekend

| September 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Be there for the 3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival slated for next Saturday, September 13, 2014,  at The Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.  The festival hours are Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival — the only craft beer festival of its size in and […]

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Free Watt Watcher seminars scheduled

Free Watt Watcher seminars scheduled

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Looking for a more comfortable home and a lower energy bill? The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency, in partnership with Watt Watchers of Maryland, is hosting a series of two free informational sessions to help residents become savvy Watt Watchers! Watt Watchers of Maryland’s trainers use group learning methods and games making Watt Watchers […]

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Chesapeake Conservation Corps Announced for 2015

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Announced for 2015

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the latest class of 32 young people to join the 2015 Chesapeake Conservation Corps program. This program, created by the Maryland Legislature in 2010, matches youth, ages 18-25, with a variety of organizations, including watershed groups, government agencies, local schools, and area nonprofits, for a one-year term of service. […]

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AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) sales team are gearing up to play a high profile role in two national meetings and sports planner conferences. HSMAI’s MEET The AAACCVB is co-sponsoring the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) 2014 MEET Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in […]

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Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor Patricia Locke will give a lecture titled “Nighttime Walks with Proust: ‘Le Pays obscur par le clair de lune’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m. Locke received […]

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Annapolis Collects at The Mitchell Gallery

Annapolis Collects at The Mitchell Gallery

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the exhibition, “Annapolis Collects: The Mitchell Gallery Celebrates 25 Years,” on view from August 23 through October 12. The exhibition showcases rarely seen works that span a range of tastes, styles, and time periods, on loan from Annapolis area historic houses, museums, and private […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center adds new Board members

Chesapeake Arts Center adds new Board members

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center, a non-profit art organization located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway, just announced one new board member and four new positions to serve the organization’s Board of Directors.  The new board member was installed as of July 1, 2014. The new board member: Myrna Dembowski. Myrna is […]

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Zu Coffee expands into Crofton-Gambrills market

Zu Coffee expands into Crofton-Gambrills market

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two tenants will be celebrating openings this Fall at The Village at Waugh Chapel, the mixed-use development in Gambrills, Md. They are: Zu Coffee – A 1,650-square-foot café, serving drinks made from fresh, locally-roasted coffee beans, pastries, sandwiches and more. The new coffee shop, located next to 4 Seasons Grill, will be Zu’s second location. […]

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