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Review:  Paul’s Homewood Cafe

Review: Paul’s Homewood Cafe

| January 21, 2014

As a last minute decision on a Saturday evening, we went to Paul’s Homewood Café for an early dinner. I knew we were taking a chance without reservations, but hoped at 5:30pm we could sneak in before the crowds. It worked out perfectly and we had an hour and a half to enjoy a table […]

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SweetWater Brewing Coming To Metro DC

SweetWater Brewing Coming To Metro DC

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

SweetWater Brewing Company is finally ready to make the big move North, announcing it will open up distribution to markets throughout Virginia and D.C. Roughly a year after its $19 million brewery expansion, SweetWater – ranked as one of the nation’s top 25 craft breweries according to the Brewer’s Association – will be bringing its […]

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Fordham Revamps Their Lineup Of Core Beers

Fordham Revamps Their Lineup Of Core Beers

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Helles Lager no more!  Now it is Gypsy Lager.  Route 1 Session IPA is a new brew. And Copperhead has a new look along with all of them! Fordham Brewing has reset their core lineup. Just before 5pm last night, my alarm went off reminding me about the preview at the Rams Head Tavern that […]

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Kendall Back For Fourth Season At Baysox

Kendall Back For Fourth Season At Baysox

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and the Baltimore Orioles have announced  the Baysox coaching staff for the 2014 season.  Baltimore native Gary Kendall returns for his fourth season as manager and is joined by Hitting Coach Butch Davis and Pitching Coach Blaine Beatty – who were both with the team last season. Kendall becomes the first manager […]

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Fordham Gets Set To Re-Launch Core Beers

Fordham Gets Set To Re-Launch Core Beers

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fordham Brewing is resetting their core lineup beginning in February of 2014. Three new core beers, the Rinse and Repeat series, focus on sessionability. None of the beers will clock in at higher than 5.0% ABV. The first, Gypsy Lager, is a Munich-style Helles brewed in the tradition of great German lagers.  Munich and Vienna malts provide […]

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Maryland Toughens It’s Stance On Synthetic Drug Use

Maryland Toughens It’s Stance On Synthetic Drug Use

| December 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

America’s so-called “War on Drugs” has, over the past decade, expanded to a new battlefield:  Synthetic drugs.  What are synthetic drugs?  Simply put, they are popular alternatives to traditional street drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine) which have only recently been added to the federal Controlled Substances Act. Until recently, simple possession of or possession with the […]

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Annapolis Seat Belt Stings: What You Need to Know

Annapolis Seat Belt Stings: What You Need to Know

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seat belt stings are becoming ever more frequent in the City of Annapolis. One area that has recently seen a great deal of the city’s seat belt enforcement activity (we’ll call it the “Annapolis Seat belt Sting”) is inbound Forest Drive just before Spa Road. Several drivers have reported a bright light that impairs the vision of […]

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Review: Annapolis Smokehouse And Tavern

Review: Annapolis Smokehouse And Tavern

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

As I was going through some draft articles, I came across one for the Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern which I had written in late January of this year shortly after they had opened.  The first line of the article was, “they are still new, so I hope they are working out some kinks.” And boy […]

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Saucy Salamander Cafe:  Worth The Hunt

Saucy Salamander Cafe: Worth The Hunt

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

From 1990 to 2007, I worked in the Anne Arundel County building complex on Riva Road, right across the street from the Saucy Salamander Cafe. At the time, it was one of the very few restaurants where there was enough time to enjoy lunch and get back to work within the allotted time. Couple that […]

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Trick Or Treat With Louie

Trick Or Treat With Louie

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced an opportunity for one lucky child to Trick or Treat with Louie on Halloween Night Thursday, October 31.  The contest is already underway and entries will be accepted until noon Monday, October 28. Louie loves Halloween candy and can’t wait to see some of the scary costumes his friends will […]

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Baysox Nominated For Larry MacPhail Award

Baysox Nominated For Larry MacPhail Award

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and the Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clubs have announced that the Baysox are the league’s nominee for the Larry MacPhail Award, presented to a club that demonstrated outstanding and creative marketing and promotional efforts during the past season. An overall winner is selected from the nominees from each league by Minor […]

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Opening Day At Maggiano’s At The Annapolis Mall

Opening Day At Maggiano’s At The Annapolis Mall

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman stood in front of this new restaurant with an enthusiastic group of Maggiano’s management and employees on hand, and cut a thick braid of pasta with a huge pair of scissors to signify the official grand opening! Maggiano’s, located at the Annapolis Mall has a beautiful exterior entrance with tan awnings […]

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My Take On Crystal Spring

My Take On Crystal Spring

| October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Crystal Spring project is an enormous (by Annapolis standards) project, which, if approved, will have profound impacts on all of Annapolis and its residents, businesses, and visitors. The impacts include the environment, schools, jobs, tax base, commercial growth, senior living, traffic, and property rights; the issues are intertwined and complicated. For most of us, […]

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Bertucci’s:  Try A Menucci!

Bertucci’s: Try A Menucci!

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

For no particular reason, I usually don’t review chain restaurants here, but after several lunches at Bertucci’s Italian Restaurant, I wanted to recommend what we think is a great place to eat! In an effort to boost lunch business this summer, they offered specials and lunch deals that kept us coming in and now their […]

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Cheestoberfest Coming To Fordham & Old Dominion

Cheestoberfest Coming To Fordham & Old Dominion

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fordham & Dominion Brewing will be holding their first ever Cheesetoberfest at the brewery on October 5, 2013 from 2 to 5pm. Cheestoberfest is an all-out, no holds barred, grilled cheese competition, being held at Fordham & Dominion Brewing, that features 20 Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania restaurants, including: 33 West, Restaurant 55, McGlynn’s, Cowboy Up, […]

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Baysox Swept In Double Header To End Season At 500

Baysox Swept In Double Header To End Season At 500

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox (71-71) lost both ends of their doubleheader to the Erie SeaWolves (76-66) to finish off their season right at .500.  The Baysox dropped both games by a score of 6-3. In game one, Erie jumped out to the lead on a first inning solo home run by Brandon Douglas. Brandon Waring answered […]

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Baysox Bounce back To Top SeaWolves

Baysox Bounce back To Top SeaWolves

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Behind six strong innings from Eduardo Rodrifuez the Bowie Baysox (71-69) beat the Erie SeaWolves (75-64) 6-1 to clinch their seventh straight .500 or better season. Garabez Rosa got the scoring started in the second inning with a solo home run to give the Baysox a 1-0 lead. In the third, the Baysox added two […]

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Baysox Eliminated From Playoffs

Baysox Eliminated From Playoffs

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox (70-69) won game one of the doubleheader 8-2, but then lost game two 7-1 to the Erie SeaWolves (73-66) and were eliminated from playoff contention. In the first game, the SeaWolves jumped out to the lead in the second inning.  Tyler Collins led off with a double and then James McCann homered […]

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Waring’s 3 Homers Boost Baysox

Waring’s 3 Homers Boost Baysox

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Brandon Waring hit three of the five Baysox (69-68) home runs as Bowie cruised past the Binghamton Mets (84-54) 13-1 Thursday evening in the regular season home finale. With the win, the Baysox only chance to make the playoffs will be to sweep the five game series in Erie beginning Friday. “I thought the tempo […]

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Baysox Drop Waterlogged Game

Baysox Drop Waterlogged Game

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

After waiting through a nearly two hour rain delay in the third inning, the Baysox (68-68) fell to the Binghamton Mets (84-53) 7-4 Wednesday night to remain four games behind Erie for a playoff spot with six games to play. Binghamton took an early lead in the top of the second inning against Baysox starter […]

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Baysox Falter In Loss To Binghamton

Baysox Falter In Loss To Binghamton

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Baysox came up just short in a 3-2 loss to the Binghamton Mets Tuesday night that threatened the team’s playoffs chances. With the loss, the Baysox fall to four games out of second place with seven games to play. Despite 10 hits, the Baysox managed to score just two runs, batting 1-for-8 with runners […]

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Rodriguez, Baysox Crush B Mets

Rodriguez, Baysox Crush B Mets

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Baysox (68-66) scored 11 runs in the first three innings and starter Eduardo Rodriguez pitched eight shutout innings in a commanding 11-0 win for Bowie over Binghamton (82-53) Monday. With the win, the Baysox remain three games out of the wild card spot in the Eastern League playoffs. Bowie’s offense got off to a […]

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