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First Chef’s Wine Dinner of 2018 at Blackwall Hitch scheduled for January 23rd

First Chef’s Wine Dinner of 2018 at Blackwall Hitch scheduled for January 23rd

| December 27, 2017

Award-winning Chef Jonathan Seningen will debut the 2018 Chef’s Table Wine Dinner series on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 7 pm, at Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis. Indulge in an evening of lively conversation with the Chef and sommelier as you enjoy a gourmet four-course meal paired perfectly with wine from the Blackwall cellars. Chef’s Table Wine Dinners […]

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Here’s the lowdown for an Annapolis New Year’s celebration for the whole family

Here’s the lowdown for an Annapolis New Year’s celebration for the whole family

| December 26, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley invites everyone to join him and his family for the 2018 Annapolis New Year’s Celebration! There are two sets of fireworks to fit everyone’s schedules. The early, family-friendly fireworks experience will be in the same location as last year at the Weems Whalen field, located behind Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and Bates Middle School […]

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Two New Certified Lactation Consultants at Annapolis Pediatrics

Two New Certified Lactation Consultants at Annapolis Pediatrics

| December 26, 2017

Annapolis Pediatrics is proud to announce that two of their Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (CPNP) have now also officially become International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC). Congratulations to Alicyn Bassler, CPNP, IBCLC and Kendra Nagey, CPNP, IBCLC! With over 1000 clinical hours, 90 hours of classes and a difficult board exam, both CPNP’s are more […]

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Grotto Pizza raises $1600 for Las Vegas shooting victim, Tina Frost

Grotto Pizza raises $1600 for Las Vegas shooting victim, Tina Frost

| December 25, 2017

It was pizza with a purpose, as 200+ people rallied together at Grotto Pizza-Gambrills last Thursday to help a friend in need. The restaurant hosted Local Arundel Alumni Tina Frost Community Pizza Night. Tina Frost (28), is the Arundel High School graduate who was shot in the head while attending the Oct. 1 country music […]

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Coming soon to Rams Head On Stage: John Oates, Gino Vannelli

Coming soon to Rams Head On Stage: John Oates, Gino Vannelli

| December 25, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Blackwall Hitch delivers a Merry Christmas dinner to needy families

Blackwall Hitch delivers a Merry Christmas dinner to needy families

| December 25, 2017

‘Twas the morning before Christmas and Santa loaded his sleigh with delicious food at Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis. Building on a 3-year tradition, staff at Blackwall Hitch delivered holiday meals on Christmas Eve to local families in need. Executive Chef Jonathan Seningen and Chef Matt Roller prepared a menu of turkey, cranberry jam,salad, rolls, mac […]

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Down Syndrome Achievement Center, GiGi’s Playhouse, to open in Annapolis is February

Down Syndrome Achievement Center, GiGi’s Playhouse, to open in Annapolis is February

| December 24, 2017

GiGi’s Playhouse will open its 35th North American location 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. “Our program participants continue to change the way people view Down syndrome through their amazing self-confidence and skills,” […]

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Seawolf Brewery charity auction to benefit the Navy Seal Foundation

Seawolf Brewery charity auction to benefit the Navy Seal Foundation

| December 24, 2017

Annapolis-based Seawolf Brewery will roll out its first style of craft beer – SPECIAL HOPS IPA – to the public on December 28 during two events around historic City Dock. First, Mills Fine Wine & Spirits and Seawolf Brewery will host a tasting from 10am-1pm, coincident with the Military Bowl parade up Main Street. Then, […]

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Schuh to host “King’s Dream: Then and Now” in January

Schuh to host “King’s Dream: Then and Now” in January

| December 23, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel United will host a special event honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to include a screening of his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech and presentations by experts called “King’s Dream: Then and Now.” The event will take place on Tuesday, January 16, from 7 p.m. […]

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Broadneck High grad & local musician, Jeremy Ragsdale, wins X Factor Romania (Video)

Broadneck High grad & local musician, Jeremy Ragsdale, wins X Factor Romania (Video)

| December 22, 2017

You might have taken lessons with him at his JR Voice Studios. You may have seen him twinkling the ivories at Middleton Tavern on the weekends. If you were down at National Harbor, you may have even seen him there.  But, if you were watching television in Romania tonight, you would have witnessed Broadneck High […]

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New Years Eve in Annapolis

New Years Eve in Annapolis

| December 22, 2017

Spend New Year’s Eve at the Family Friendly Fireworks  and late night fun in the Annapolis Arts District. This years early fireworks means even more fun activities for the kids before the fireworks show at Weems-Whelan Memorial Field located behind Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and Bates Middle School.  Building upon last years success […]

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Crosby adds two to digital/social media team

Crosby adds two to digital/social media team

| December 22, 2017

Crosby Marketing Communications has announced that Ashley Butler and Laura Pezzullo have joined the agency’s growing digital/social media team. Ashley Butler, Crosby’s newest Social Media Strategist, has a strong background in online community and content management, paid social media programs and analytics. She will primarily support content marketing activities for Military OneSource, the Department of […]

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Get your ticket to the 3rd Annual Bud & Burger Battle at Military Bowl Official Tailgate

Get your ticket to the 3rd Annual Bud & Burger Battle at Military Bowl Official Tailgate

| December 22, 2017

Several local Annapolis bars, restaurants and taverns will vie for the title of Best Burger in Annapolis in the third annual Bud and Burger Battle during the Official Military Bowl Tailgate prior to the 10th anniversary Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, on Thursday, Dec. 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in […]

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3 Days of fun surround the Military Bowl–heroes, burgers, Clydesdales, pub crawls, and more

3 Days of fun surround the Military Bowl–heroes, burgers, Clydesdales, pub crawls, and more

| December 21, 2017

With the Military Bowl coming to town, there is a lot going on.  We already laid out your parking and mobility plan, but now here’s a schedule for the fun! And don’t forget, you have until midnight on Friday, December 22 to nominate your hero.  What’s that you say? We all have Heroes in our lives. […]

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Volunteer opps abound

Volunteer opps abound

| December 21, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. 2018 Polar Bear Plunge, January 23-27, 2018 The 2018 Maryland State […]

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Military Bowl team gifts announced

Military Bowl team gifts announced

| December 21, 2017

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman recently announced that Virginia and Navy players will receive a Star Wars™ Battlefront™ ll PS4 bundle as part of their bowl gifts this year. The PlayStation 4s are sponsored in part by Future Tech Enterprise. The player bowl gift also includes an American Express gift card, Under Armour Military […]

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Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

Bittersweet Truth: Sugar Free Ain’t Free

| December 21, 2017

Bittersweet Truth:  Sugar Free Ain’t Free Sugar-free sweeteners were initially created for people dealing with diabetes. Now, the idea that sugar substitutes are healthy has become rooted in the American psyche and are hard to avoid in today’s food supply. Researchers are now realizing that these artificial sweeteners have only made things worse by creating even […]

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Last Day to Enroll December 22

Last Day to Enroll December 22

| December 21, 2017

  The deadline for getting health insurance in Maryland is tomorrow, Friday December 22nd! Don’t get caught without health insurance.  Confused? Too expensive? Evolve Medical Clinics is a Direct Primary Care and when paired with a low cost health insurance–or even with a health sharing network, your family could be paying as little as $399 […]

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Two holiday shows at Rams Head On Stage you might want to catch

Two holiday shows at Rams Head On Stage you might want to catch

| December 20, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is doing something different this year for Christmas and New Years.  If you are not at home with the family on the 25th, Rams Head On Stage might be the place for you with Sean Altman’s JEWMONGOUS! Yes, it’s another comedy show in their wildly successful Laughs and Drafts Comedy Series. […]

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Department of Aging offers a caregiver workshop

Department of Aging offers a caregiver workshop

| December 20, 2017

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce an up-coming Caregiver Educational Workshop. A limited number of spaces are available for the January 23, 2018 (1:00-3:00 pm) “Communicating through Behaviors” caregiver workshop. This workshop encompasses an experiential learning tool and educational component which heightens empathy for individuals living with dementia and promotes a better […]

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Weems Creek Bridge to be closed for a month beginning in January

Weems Creek Bridge to be closed for a month beginning in January

| December 19, 2017
[rh} The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will close a portion of MD 436 (Ridgely Avenue) in Annapolis on Tuesday, January 2 for one month to perform maintenance work on the Weems Creek Bridge. The road closure will be on MD 436 between Weems Creek Drive and Arundel Place. During the […]

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Maryland Hall to host “Blues @ Home” traveling exposition plus live performance

Maryland Hall to host “Blues @ Home” traveling exposition plus live performance

| December 19, 2017

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will host a performance by Blues legends Bobby Rush, Eden Brent, and Vasti Jackson on Thursday, January 18 at 8 pm in the Main Theatre.  The performance — titled Bobby Rush and Company — is held in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Blues @ Home: Mississippi’s Living Blues […]

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