Tag: Annapolis

St. John’s College welcomes new freshmen

St. John’s College welcomes new freshmen

| August 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 2014-15 academic year at St. John’s College opens on Wednesday, August 20, at 4:15 p.m. Convocation, the annual ceremony that brings together the St. John’s community for a new year, is rich with traditions that symbolize what it means to be part of this community of learners—a community where all students read the same […]

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Maryland Avenue and State Circle Fall Festival

Maryland Avenue and State Circle Fall Festival

| August 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 10AM-5PM. Fall is in the air! Come celebrate  the beginning of autumn at the Annual Fall Festival along Maryland Avenue and State Circle in the heart of Historic Annapolis. An old-fashioned street festival with local merchants and vendors offering art, antiques, fashion, home interior, jewelry, crafts, food and children’s activities.  Bistro […]

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Editorial: Mayor Pantelides’ 8-month slide

Editorial: Mayor Pantelides’ 8-month slide

| August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

November 2013 was likely a fluke.  While it can be argued that Annapolis is a firmly Democrat leaning town and former Mayor Cohen simply ran a poor campaign, one cannot overlook what has transpired, or not transpired, since Mayor Michael Pantelides took the reins of the City of Annapolis in December. In the purest terms, Pantelides […]

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Treaty of Paris Festival coming in September

Treaty of Paris Festival coming in September

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

To learn more about how the Treaty of Paris changed this country forever and the role Annapolis played, check out the 2014 National Treaty of Paris Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, focusing on the entire Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87), from France to Philadelphia, when there was neither a war going on nor a new Constitution […]

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No Small Children playing at Metropolitan

No Small Children playing at Metropolitan

| August 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

No Small Children, an all female rock band of teachers will be playing The Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge in Annapolis on Wed. Aug 20. They are on tour from LA, and in short, they are a group of teachers that play and tour when school’s out! They are three teachers from Los Angeles who love rock music. […]

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Fishpaws Marketplace and Mother’s Peninsula Grille next up for CANnapolis

Fishpaws Marketplace and Mother’s Peninsula Grille next up for CANnapolis

| August 10, 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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Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

Annapolis police investigating murder in public housing complex

| August 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 10th at 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired.   Once on scene Officers located a male victim near the bench of the baseball field suffering from gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the first homicide in […]

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Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

Tickets available for Wellness House’s La Fiesta Americana

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now available for the annual La Fiesta Americana benefitting Wellness House of Annapolis and its free cancer support programs and services. The annual event is being hosted by Homestead Gardens on Saturday, August 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Homestead Garden’s Davidsonville location (743 W. Central Avenue).  Tickets for La Fiesta Americana are $75 […]

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Cha Cha Chicken opens on Forest Drive

Cha Cha Chicken opens on Forest Drive

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seasoned chef/local restauranteur Gennaro DiBenedetto, along with 2 local partners, announce the August 4th opening of the 2,000 square-foot Cha Cha Chicken less than 2 miles from the heart of historic downtown Annapolis. The fast casual comfort food restaurant will specialize in coal-roasted pollo a la brasa, otherwise called Peruvian rotisserie chicken. Quarter, half and whole chickens can […]

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Baltimore Ravens take to the field in Annapolis

Baltimore Ravens take to the field in Annapolis

| August 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

At the end of most football games played at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, you hear a rendition of Blue and Gold–the USNA alma mater.  But on Monday, the stadium was neither filled with blue or gold–it was pure purple! The Baltimore Ravens held a free pre-season practice session for more than a thousand local residents […]

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Annapolis Painting tapped for project on historic Ford’s Theatre in DC

Annapolis Painting tapped for project on historic Ford’s Theatre in DC

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Painting Services has been contracted to complete the lead abatement and painting components as part of an exterior renovation project of the Ford’s Theatre in Washington DC.  APS was selected due to their extensive resume of historic properties including the Arlington House, Governor’s Mansion and countless historic properties in downtown Annapolis.  Ford’s Theatre is […]

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Regina’s Restaurant to close at end of year

Regina’s Restaurant to close at end of year

| August 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

After 32 years in West Annapolis, Regina’s Restaurant is scheduled to close at the end of the year; but owner, Stephanie Regina is actively looking for a new place. The local favorite known for its fabulous brunch, desserts and German food was notified by the building owner that they had other plans for the space […]

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Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

Police arrest three in Annapolis assault

| August 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Police Department has arrested three individuals in connection with an assault on July 21 that injured two men while walking along Franklin Street.  The investigation centered on the Clay Street community and the police department felt the wrath of the public when it was discovered that police were taking photographs of black teens. […]

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Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders and Poe, the team’s mascot descended on City Dock in Annapolis this morning to celebrate Ravens Day in Annapolis.  Mayor Pantelides presented a proclamation naming July 31, 2014 Ravens Day in Annapolis. The cheerleaders and Poe remained on hand for a little to sign autographs and pose for pictures. All images © […]

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Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce the 2014 Ladders to Success Education and Youth Development Grants. The awards totaling 55,875 aim to improve educational outcomes for at-risk youth in Anne Arundel County. Over the past five years, CFAAC has granted more than $525,000 through Ladders to local nonprofit organizations that […]

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Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor, Michael Pantelides, hosted a Twitter Town Hall session this morning from 10am to 11am. Residents who were on  Twitter could ask the Mayor a question on any topic. This is an additional outreach of his office beyond the 10 minute appointments which are available monthly for residents. Below are the questions asked, in […]

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24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 21st from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  The public is invited to join us in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts.  Over twenty galleries in downtown historic Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new art […]

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Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of July 21st saw the Annapolis Police Department holding its annual youth fishing camp for the 14th year.  Youngsters from Annapolis learned how to fish with the help of officers, civilian employees, and volunteers.  Longtime participant Lt. Kevin Krauss even took vacation from his job as Commander of Criminal Investigations to go out […]

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Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Olivia Constants Foundation,Inc. (OCF) a 501c3 public charity, recently awarded 12 scholarships to deserving graduated seniors. The scholarships totaled over $25,000. The foundation has been funded by donations in memory of Olivia Constants who tragically lost her life in a sailing accident near the Naval Academy in Annapolis on June 23,2011. These scholarships will […]

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Vans Warped Tour 2014 (Photos)

Vans Warped Tour 2014 (Photos)

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vans Warped Tour rolled into the Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 22nd to a sold out crowd.  While there is a lot of argument about the capacity of the facility, estimates range from 50,000 to 90,000.  Needless to say, it was a crowded and hot day in July, but that did not stop the […]

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Annapolis launches web application to find parks in the City

Annapolis launches web application to find parks in the City

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The City of Annapolis announces the unveiling of its park finder web application. This interactive web site allows users to locate nearby parks and recreation facilities while researching the list of the amenities within each park, trail or facility. “The parks finder web site allows Annapolis residents and visitors alike to create fun adventures and […]

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Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday, July 25, 2014 marks the retirement of Annapolis Fire Department, Fire and Explosives Services Unit member K-9 Benny. Benny has faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Annapolis and our surrounding communities since 2006. Benny is trained in explosive detection and has won several national awards for his skill, along with his handler, Lt. Carroll Spriggs. During his […]

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