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Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Presents Town Hall Tuesday event with Councilman, First District of Anne Arundel County, Pete Smith on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Councilman Pete Smith will be discussing “the state of Brooklyn Park” and answer questions citizens may […]

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Rhumba on the River

Rhumba on the River

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rumba on the River is a romantic after-dinner “dessert dance” on Valentine’s Eve featuring Rumba Club, the legendary ten-piece ensemble that has won the title of Best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association 15 times. Latin Beat magazine has called them “the finest dancing and listening music possible.” They’ve performed all over […]

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Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right when oysters have grown plump for winter, a new book called Chesapeake Oyster Lovers’ Handbook has hit the streets. This new travel guide sends oyster enthusiasts on a journey through Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, to sample the subtle flavors of this cherished Chesapeake delicacy. Written by authors of the popular series Crab Decks […]

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City, County form workgroup to study adequate facilities

City, County form workgroup to study adequate facilities

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides today announced their two jurisdictions will form a workgroup to study adequate public facilities issues.  The goal of the workgroup is to produce a series of legislative recommendations for both the County Council and the City Council on adequate public facilities legislation, addressing issues of overcrowding […]

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March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Day 2016 will be celebrated throughout Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County Friday, March 18th until Sunday, March 20th. Rediscover Maryland’s history with family and friends during a fun-filled festival highlighting the uniqueness of the Four Rivers Heritage Area for a dollar or free! Local cultural and heritage sites offer special activities and tours. […]

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Marianas Trench electrifies The Fillmore with new Astoria album

Marianas Trench electrifies The Fillmore with new Astoria album

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night the Canadian pop quartet took to the stage of The Fillmore in Silver Spring. The screams of the crowd filled the air as each member stepped on stage. One would think you were at a Justin Bieber concert with the ferocity of the screams, and rightly so. Back in the great white north, […]

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Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

| February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced legislation to forward fund designs for the new Crofton Area High School and George Cromwell Elementary Revitalization capital projects. “Accelerating school construction is a major priority of my administration,” said Schuh. “This legislation will help both of these projects become a reality in a shorter period of […]

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Flu Has Arrived in Annapolis

Flu Has Arrived in Annapolis

| February 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

Flu season has arrived in Annapolis! According to the Maryland Department of Health, flu is on the rise with “widespread activity” of “moderate intensity“–up from “minimal” last month. Read more to know the symptoms and when to go/call/see your doctor. Remember that treatment must be started within 48 hours of first symptoms.  Symptoms of Flu […]

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Dennis Murphy names Chair of AAACCC

Dennis Murphy names Chair of AAACCC

| February 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (AAACCC) announced today that Dennis Murphy, President and Broker of Murphy Commercial Real Estate, has been elected 2016 AAACCC Board of Directors Chairman. “Dennis is a very successful business person with the added experience of working in the association industry at the Greater Washington Board of […]

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Maryland’s Transportation Secretary to speak at BWI Business Partnership event

Maryland’s Transportation Secretary to speak at BWI Business Partnership event

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland’s Secretary of Transportation, Pete Rahn, will be the keynote speaker at the BWI Business Partnership’s Signature Breakfast, which will be held Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. at The Marriott BWI, 1743 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Secretary Rahn was appointed Transportation Secretary by Governor Larry Hogan on January 21, 2015. Prior to […]

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Rams Head bringing Jonny Lang to Maryland Hall

Rams Head bringing Jonny Lang to Maryland Hall

| February 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

Rams Head Promotions announces Jonny Lang at Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Tickets on sale Wednesday, February 3rd at 12 p.m. Show Details Jonny Lang Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm TICKETS On Sale: Wednesday, February 3rd at 12pm Tickets […]

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I Yahn I Arkestra to play Metropolitan this weekend!

I Yahn I Arkestra to play Metropolitan this weekend!

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

This show is not one you are gonna wanna miss! Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 6th at 8:30pm. Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge will be hosting I Yahn I Arkestra w/ HR of Bad Brains and Chuck Treece of McRad. If you don’t know much about them here is a little background: HR has released numerous records […]

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Free burgers for first 100 people at BGR on February 9th

Free burgers for first 100 people at BGR on February 9th

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Burger lovers, rejoice – the award-winning BGR the Burger Joint is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Annapolis by giving away 100 free burgers. Located at 2101 Somerville Road, the restaurant will give the first 100 people in line Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. a free “The Burger.” BGR prides its menu on serving exclusively […]

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New acts added to the Rams Head lineup

New acts added to the Rams Head lineup

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

02/01 Sergio Mendes 02/02 Todd Rundgren: The “Hits” Show 02/03 Sierra Hull 02/04 James McMurtry w. Curtis McMurtry 02/05 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/06 The Smithereens 02/07 Richard Thompson w. Doug Paisley 02/08 Noam Pikelny of Punch Brothers w. Kristin Andreassen 02/09 + 10 Tab Benoit 02/11 Bob Sima 02/12 Bebel Gilberto […]

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Quartets deliver unforgettable love notes in four-part harmony

Quartets deliver unforgettable love notes in four-part harmony

| January 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Quartets from the Sons of the Severn Barbershop Chorus are now taking orders for Singing Valentines throughout Anne Arundel and surrounding counties on February 12, 13 and 14, 2016 . Each Singing Valentine will include a silk rose, a Valentine’s Day card with the sender’s personal message, and two romantic songs in close harmony, sung […]

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Watermark wins Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire

Watermark wins Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named by WeddingWire, the leading global online wedding marketplace, as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is […]

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20th Annual Polar Bear Plunge expected to raise more than $2 million (PHOTOS)

20th Annual Polar Bear Plunge expected to raise more than $2 million (PHOTOS)

| January 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

For the 20th year, thousands of people jumped into the freezing 37 degree Chesapeake Bay. Some may call them crazy, but each of them has done their part to raise money for a good cause–Special Olympics of Maryland. And while the plunge was the main event, the beachfront at Sand Point State Park in Annapolis […]

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Baltimore man fatally shot in Annapolis Newtowne 20 neighborhood

Baltimore man fatally shot in Annapolis Newtowne 20 neighborhood

| January 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, January 30th at 6:46 p.m. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to the 700 block of Newtowne Drive for a report of a man who had been shot.  Upon arrival officers located Jordan Davis, 20, of Baltimore.  Davis had been shot in the neck. Davis was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center […]

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Full Circle Dance Company to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

Full Circle Dance Company to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

| January 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore’s Full Circle Dance Company, a professional ensemble with a reputation for powerful dancing and for choreography that tackles real-world issues, presents Human Conditions: Dances about Love, Loss, and Life on February 6, 2016 at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at […]

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Visit Annapolis scores huge grant for County and City tourism

Visit Annapolis scores huge grant for County and City tourism

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Tourism Development Board (MTDB) has awarded $271,923 in matching grants to Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) for fiscal year 2016 that ends June 30, 2016. The allocation is second only to Ocean City, which received $479,008 in matching grant dollars. VAAAC President & CEO Connie Del Signore says the FY 2016 […]

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Hall of Records to become permanent exhibit at DC’s famed 9:30 Club

Hall of Records to become permanent exhibit at DC’s famed 9:30 Club

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 9:30 Club just announced that the official 9:30 Hall Of Records, originally created for the 9:30 World’s Fair Double Anniversary Celebration, will be turned into a permanent installation in the Club. The Hall Of Records is a massive library collection containing a vinyl or CD of every single act that ever headlined the club from May […]

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MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Department of Disabilities and the Developmental Disabilities Administration recently announced a partnership with five providers of vocational services throughout the state to implement a two-year initiative aimed at addressing employment barriers for job seekers with developmental disabilities. The Maryland Customized Employment Project, funded through Kessler Foundation of New Jersey, represents a collaboration among […]

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