Tag: Chesapeake Bay

Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? An update from Evolve Medical Clinics

Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? An update from Evolve Medical Clinics

Swimming in the Chesapeake Bay? The safest areas in Anne Arundel county–and least safe areas–are something everyone should know before jumping in. Water quality & safety change daily–depending on rainfall and other factors. Stay up to date and know where & when to swim–and when to not! How to Avoid Getting Sick in the Bay […]

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Annapolis Health: Bike and Scooter Safety

Annapolis Health: Bike and Scooter Safety

In an unfortunate accident in Cape St. Claire Friday, a 13 year old child riding a scooter was critically injured after he was struck by a pickup truck when he failed to stop and yield to traffic. The boy was taken to Johns Hopkins with critical injuries and no further information is available. In this Annapolis […]

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Rabies Found in Anne Arundel Cat

Rabies Found in Anne Arundel Cat

A cat in Anne Arundel tested positive for rabies last week. The cat, a grey and black tiger striped domestic shorthair tabby was near Hamlen Road in Glen Burnie and the AA Dept. of Health is looking for anyone who may have had contact with it. Get the basic facts about this preventable disease but once symptoms […]

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8 Health Benefits of Friends

8 Health Benefits of Friends

We all need somebody to lean on, as the song goes, turns out to be very true. Science is discovering that friendship is a great for your health!   According to a recent Harvard publication, friendships affect health “in ways every bit as powerful as adequate sleep, a good diet, and not smoking. Dozens of studies […]

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Maryland’s Tick Problem: Prevent Lyme

Maryland’s Tick Problem: Prevent Lyme

| June 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

School is out and everyone is excited about summer–especially Maryland ticks. In and around Annapolis, the increase in outdoor activities in parks, woods and particularly our own gardens and yard, means ticks and Lyme disease. Get the inside scoop on Maryland’s tick problem and what you can do to keep you and your family tick and […]

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Dehydration: Spot It Early

Dehydration: Spot It Early

Dehydration in the summer is common and can be life-threatening. As summer activities ramp up around Annapolis, so does dehydration. Dr. Freedman of Evolve Medical reports they have already begun seeing people who have passed out due to dehydration. What are the warning signs? What can you do to help your family? Take a moment […]

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Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Swimming Risk in the Chesapeake Bay

Ever wonder if it is safe to swim in the Chesapeake Bay? What are the risks of contracting disease from swimming in the Bay around Annapolis? Summertime is here and water-related activity is increasing — and the perfect time to review what you can get, from where and how to avoid getting any of it. How to […]

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The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

| April 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will mount a major exhibition on the art of Trumpy Yachts in its Chaney and Martino Galleries, May 12 through July 15.  A Single Goal:  The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building will trace the design and construction of these distinctive wooden yachts from 1909 through 1973, when the […]

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Largest spring gathering of sailboats headed to Annapolis

Largest spring gathering of sailboats headed to Annapolis

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

For three days in April, the Chesapeake Bay’s thriving marine industry will relocate to City Dock. From sailboats to sails, from St. Michael’s to Main Street, the region’s favorite maritime retailers and service providers exhibit at the Annapolis Sailboat Show, April 22-24, 2016.  Recently named one of the most beautiful towns in America by Conde […]

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Pre-K kids learn about Bay health at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Pre-K kids learn about Bay health at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On a recent cold, winter day, the pre-kindergarten classrooms at Georgetown Elementary were buzzing with the warmth of summer, as students learned about the environment and animals of the Chesapeake Bay. In three separate classrooms, each with 25 children and an instructor, students eagerly raised their hands in the air, ready to answer the next […]

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Historic Inns completes muti-million dollar renovations

Historic Inns completes muti-million dollar renovations

| February 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

The completely renovated, Historic Inns of Annapolis — nestled in the heart of the Historical District, announces a fresh design and feel that is an ode to the buildings’ elegant past. The Maryland Inn and its vintage sister properties, Governor Calvert House and Robert Johnson House, form the Historic Inns of Annapolis with each building […]

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6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

| February 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 12pm-3pm at the Annapolis High School Cafeteria and Auditorium. The Marine and Maritime Career Fair is a unique 3 hour event that is free for students in grades 6-12 as well as college students. Attendees get the opportunity to […]

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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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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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Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis is preparing for a major winter storm which may cripple the Mid-Atlantic beginning Friday. What do you need to do to be prepared? Evolve Medical Clinics has provided a short summary and check list of what you need to stay safe, warm and survive what may be a record setting blizzard for our area.  To safe during […]

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6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 27th

| January 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 6th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 12pm-3pm at the Annapolis High School Cafeteria and Auditorium. The Marine and Maritime Career Fair is a unique 3 hour event that is free for students in grades 6-12 as well as college students. Attendees get the opportunity to […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum lecture series announced

Annapolis Maritime Museum lecture series announced

| November 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Maritime Museum has announced their 2016 Winter Lecture Series which will be held on  Thursdays, at  7pm at the museum.  The first lecture will be January 14th and they will be held weekly through March 3rd. For ticket and registration information: visit www.amaritime.org Lectures are $10; free for AMM Members First Mate and above ($100 […]

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Annapolis Green to host historic tea party

Annapolis Green to host historic tea party

| October 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Green is having our very own historic “tea party,” in our own local way, by holding Green Drinks — sponsored by Historic Annapolis — in the historic 77 Main Street Warehouse now occupied by Capital Teas. We like to think that November is for locals… with the annual peek into our fabulous homes that is […]

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ORP’s Mermaid’s Kiss at national Aquarium on October 6th

ORP’s Mermaid’s Kiss at national Aquarium on October 6th

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) has announced that tickets are on sale for its 5th annual fundraiser, the Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest.  The event will be held on Tuesday, October 6 at the National Aquarium (501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202.) Doors open at 6 p.m. for touring and featured tastings. Restaurants and oyster […]

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McBride Gallery: “Best of the Chesapeake”

McBride Gallery: “Best of the Chesapeake”

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

McBride Gallery, 215 Main Street, presents “The Best of the Chesapeake” the 8th annual exhibition of paintings and sculpture by 20 noted marine and landscape artists. The artist reception is September 20, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Awards presented at 2:00pm  The exhibit runs to October 11th. The Vision: To celebrate the beauty of the Chesapeake […]

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Westin Annapolis to host BrainFutures 2015 conference in November

Westin Annapolis to host BrainFutures 2015 conference in November

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD), the state’s only volunteer, nonprofit citizen’s organization that brings together consumers, families, professionals, advocates and concerned citizens for unified action in all aspects of mental health and mental illness, is marking its centennial year by proudly announcing BrainFutures 2015. This conference will draw national and international experts to […]

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Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

Win a sailboat at this year’s boat show

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A lucky sailor will win a Beneteau First 22 at the United States Sailboat Show, October 8 – 12, 2015, the Annapolis Boat Shows recently announced. “This is our grandest prize yet and will add to the excitement of the 2015 United States Sailboat Show,” said Paul Jacobs, general manager and president of the Annapolis Boat […]

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