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City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lauren Fanshawe, Emma Chamberlin, Makenna Lee, Kelly Franchak, and Tiffeny Ayoola fundraised $160 outside of Clements Hardware. The money was used to buy gift cards for a family sponsored by the YWCA. Fanshawe and her team traveled to the YWCA on December 22 with cards, baked goods, and a prepared craft for their leadership project, Arden’s Angels. The YWCA […]

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ChesAdventures begins February 7th at CBMM

ChesAdventures begins February 7th at CBMM

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s ChesAdventures program begins February 7 and continues each Saturday in February, bringing age-appropriate, Chesapeake themed, hands-on activities and a take-home art project to children four to nine years old. The four-session program runs through February 28, with advanced registration needed as participation is limited. On each of the dates, the […]

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease,” an early stage education program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do we prepare for the future? What resources […]

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Miss Shirley’s releases special January menu

Miss Shirley’s releases special January menu

| January 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The New Year calls for all new Monthly Specials, and we’re dishing up a delicious array of savory and sweet options at all 3 locations this month! Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team took inspiration from Local Flavors like Berger Cookies and Maryland Crabs to whip up dishes like our new Berger Cookie […]

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Alex Cortright back on air at WTMD beginning Monday

Alex Cortright back on air at WTMD beginning Monday

| January 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Longtime morning voice, Alex Cortright, will be on the air once again come Monday morning. Cortright, whose 14 year stint as the morning jock on WRNR ended back in September, will take to the airwaves of WTMD 89.7 in Baltimore on Monday morning. Cortright will be hosting the morning show, 6am-10am, Monday thru Friday.  We caught […]

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Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

| December 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

As they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area brought Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia on December 13th.  Initially scheduled for the 6th, weather postponed the aerial caravan until the following weekend. So, what is the Holly Run? Annapolis Ward 1 Alderman, Joe Budge participated in […]

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World Artists Experiences to present Ukrainian musicians at Maryland Hall

World Artists Experiences to present Ukrainian musicians at Maryland Hall

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

An evening featuring the music and folk dances of Ukraine will be presented at 7 p.m. January 8 at Maryland Hall for the Performing Arts, 901 Chase St., Annapolis. The program is free and suitable for all ages. Live music, representing the soul of Ukraine, will be played by the Gerdan ensemble and feature traditional […]

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Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Encore Chorale will perform a free concert featuring music that reflects holiday traditions from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The Encore Chorale is one of the programs […]

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So, there were hundreds of Santas in Annapolis yesterday?

So, there were hundreds of Santas in Annapolis yesterday?

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes Virginia, it’s true!  The 2nd Annual Annapolis SantaCon organized by the Hospice Hundred Committee benefiting Chesapeake Kids happened yesterday with great success. SantaCon is part pub-crawl, part fundraiser, part flash mob; but most definitely and a whole lot of holiday madness and fun.  Anyone and everyone who wanted to get into the Christmas spirit by supporting a […]

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Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

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Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center has a full lineup for the next few months!  Starting this Friday with the Christmas Comedy–Twelve Days of Christmas, The Christmas Special. Hack and Slash Presents: “Twelve Days of Christmas, the Christmas Special!” Thursday: December 18th at 8:00pm Fridays: December 12 & 19th at 8:00pm Saturdays: December 13, & 20th at […]

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Midnight Madness brings out hundreds to shop in Annapolis

Midnight Madness brings out hundreds to shop in Annapolis

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The air was crisp and the streets (and stores) were filled with shoppers last night in Annapolis. Midnight Madness is the annual welcoming of the holiday season put on by the Annapolis Business Association. Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis was the lead sponsor again. In addition to being open, most of the stores in the Downtown […]

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Miss Shirley’s announces holiday inspired specials for December

Miss Shirley’s announces holiday inspired specials for December

| December 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving has passed, marking the beginning of the Holiday Season! This year, Miss Shirley’s Café will be celebrating the winter weather with all-new Flavorful & Festive Monthly Specials. When we think of the Holidays, one thing comes to mind – Desserts! So, Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team looked to a few […]

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Upcoming at Rams Head On Stage

Upcoming at Rams Head On Stage

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

12/03 Chuck Ragan w. Adam Faucett 12/04 Amy Ray of Indigo Girls w. Danielle Howle 12/05 Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone 12/06 Adrian Belew Power Trio w. Saul Zonana 12/07 Motown & More: A Holiday Celebration 12/08 Robert Glasper 12/09 Sadie and the Hotheads feat. Elizabeth McGovern of Downton Abbey 12/10 Peter White’s Christmas feat. […]

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First Sunday Arts – Holiday Edition!

First Sunday Arts – Holiday Edition!

| November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

West Street will be buzzing on Sunday, December 7th from 11am to 4pm, as 60 artisans of The Holiday Edition of First Sunday Arts Festival line both sides of the street with original and one-of-a-kind pieces of art representing the highest quality in workmanship, materials and design. Contemporary works of wood, clay, glass, metal and […]

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Rotary and Homestead partner for Lights of Kindness

Rotary and Homestead partner for Lights of Kindness

| November 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County presents the “Lights of Kindness” event, December 4 through 7th, 2014, in support of charities both locally and through the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation supports local programs such as the Bountiful Backpacks and the Dictionary Project, as well as international clean water initiatives, the Malawi Water […]

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Make plans to see one of these shows at Rams Head On Stage

Make plans to see one of these shows at Rams Head On Stage

| November 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

11/24 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 11/28 Grainger w. Pockets feat. Special Guest Meritxell 11/29 Slim Man 11/30 Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam 12/03 Chuck Ragan w. Adam Faucett 12/04 Amy Ray of Indigo Girls 12/05 Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone 12/06 Adrian Belew Power Trio w. Saul Zonana 12/07 Motown & More: […]

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Visit Annapolis:  December events

Visit Annapolis: December events

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout December 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business, vacation or holiday travel, the […]

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Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

Holiday candelight stroll with Hammond-Harwood tour

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays will soon be here and Watermark is making it easy to plan fun activities for families and couples. Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark® is thrilled to announce its Holiday Candlelight Stroll will return for the 2014 holiday season. A Colonial period-dressed guide leads guests through the historic district by candlelight and shares the origin […]

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The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

The Jolly Express returns for 2014 holiday season

| November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

A boat with a bright red nose, reindeer antlers, jingle bell music and Captain Santa cruises into Ego Alley carrying hot cocoa and cheer…it can only mean one thing, the Jolly Express is here! Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® is proud to announce Jolly Express Cruises will return for the 2014 holiday season. A […]

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