Tag: Main Street

Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Save the date for the next Art Between the Creeks!  November 7-9 with an opening reception on Friday the 7th from 6pm to 9pm. This time, 18 artists will be featured in a temporary gallery at Backyard Boats located at 222 Severn Avenue in the Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis. General hours are 11am to 6pm […]

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Annapolis celebrates Independence Day

Annapolis celebrates Independence Day

| July 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Hurricane Arthur stayed away (just like I said it would on WRNR on Thursday), the skies cleared, the temperatures dropped, the streets filled with people, and the skies lit up with brilliant colors!  Welcome to Independence Day–Annapolis style. Earlier this morning, we witnessed 39 new citizens take the oath of allegiance at the William Paca […]

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Annapolis in bloom

Annapolis in bloom

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) President Steve Samaras celebrated the blossoming of the 2014 shopping season with the launch of Annapolis in Bloom last week. Now in its 16th year, the downtown flower program is the newest signature activity of the Main Street program.  MAP is pleased to be working closely with […]

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MainStreets Annapolis hosting retailers workshop (May 7, 2014)

MainStreets Annapolis hosting retailers workshop (May 7, 2014)

| May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The City of Annapolis and the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) will host a new training program on visual merchandising on Wednesday, May 7 at 8 a.m. at Annapolis City Hall. The title of the workshop is “Creating Visual Magic with Low Budget, High Impact Techniques” and is designed especially for Annapolis specialty retailers and restaurateurs. It […]

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Can The Annapolis Market House Survive?

Can The Annapolis Market House Survive?

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

When the Annapolis Market House re-opened for the most recent time this past September, the looming question in everyone’s mind was “can it survive?”  The building sat vacant for so many years and went through so many failed renovations in 12 years and two Mayors, it was a reasonable question. The mix of merchants in […]

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2014 Annapolis New Year’s Information

2014 Annapolis New Year’s Information

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides invites everyone to bring in 2014 from City Dock! Come to Annapolis and be a part of the fun and festivities that includes something for kids of all ages.  This family-friendly event includes New Year’s Eve performances that are free and no badges or buttons are required for any of the […]

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Important Military Bowl Information

Important Military Bowl Information

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis is pleased to welcome the Military Bowl, presented by Northrop Grumman, on December 27 to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.  The event will feature a match up between the Maryland Terrapins (7-5) and Conference USA East Division champion Marshall (9-4) with kick off set for 2:30 p.m. The Military Bowl serves […]

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Annapolis To Lose Two Longtime Stores In January

Annapolis To Lose Two Longtime Stores In January

| December 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

CORRECTION:  The Annapolis Economic Development Corporation has advised that there are only 12 vacancies on Main Street currently.  We mis-interpreted the search engine on their site.  We regret the error. Note: the search engine displays ALL properties no matter if they are available or not. If the property shows “0 sf” that property is not […]

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Stadium Gallery Opens On Main Street

Stadium Gallery Opens On Main Street

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

There is a new face on Main Street. But it may look a little familiar. Stadium Gallery is a photographic gallery specializing in sports stadium photography. Several years ago, they were a fixture on Main Street with a different name–Sports Edition. The Stadium Gallery offers the very unique photography of Rob Arra.  He has traveled […]

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Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis was an abandoned and dying town in the 1960’s when Annapolitans elected me Mayor.  Main Street shops were vacant as store owners moved to the new Mall in Parole.  Aldermen talked of paving the Harbor for parking.  They voted 6-2 to tear down the Market House, a move supported by the Editor of the Capital Newspaper. Into […]

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Mayor Cohen Speaks Out On 110 Compromise And Save Annapolis

Mayor Cohen Speaks Out On 110 Compromise And Save Annapolis

| July 2, 2013 | 4 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen just released the following statement regarding developer’s the decision to pull out of the 110 Compromise Street development project. City Dock is the crown jewel of Annapolis.  Annapolitans cherish its authentic colonial scale, openness to the water and historic charm.  For more than two years, a community-led process has been developing […]

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Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

| June 28, 2013 | 12 Comments

In the last few months, two groups have popped up to protest two specific projects that potentially may be built in Annapolis–the Crystal Spring Farm complex off of Forest Drive and a proposed re-development of the former Fawcett’s building on Compromise St. These projects are complex and are not simple. There are many facets that […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade A Huge Success

St. Patrick’s Day Parade A Huge Success

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

The green was flowing in Annapolis today at 1:00pm as the 1st (in recent memory) St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off with more than 50 groups marching down West and Main Streets to City Dock. Represented were local taverns, Irish Dance schools, civic groups, Crabtown Canines, Dublin 5 (formerly The Rovers) and the Annapolis Irish […]

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Annapolis Finally To Get St. Paddy’s Parade

Annapolis Finally To Get St. Paddy’s Parade

| February 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Annapolis is a town that never missed a chance to throw a party.  And finally, we have our own St. Patrick’s Day parade!  Well, it’s a week early, but we do things differently here. March 10 at 1 p.m, the parade will kick off at Westgate Circle and head onto West Street,  around Church Circle, […]

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Two More Businesses Close In Annapolis

Two More Businesses Close In Annapolis

| January 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has learned of two more local Annapolis businesses which have closed or will be closing their doors in the coming weeks. Parthenon Restaurant The Parthenon Restaurant on Bay Ridge Road has closed for the second time. The popular Greek restaurant and bar closed once before when the owner passed away. It was […]

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Local Gallery To Close Doors

Local Gallery To Close Doors

| December 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

One  local artist will be closing shop by the end of January. Liz Lind Editions Liz Lind Editions will be closing their Eastport location at the end of January.  Lind announced the closing on her Facebook page a few minutes ago. I will be closing the Annapolis Gallery at the end of January . I […]

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Midnight Madness–Part 2

Midnight Madness–Part 2

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Annapolitans and visitors won’t want to miss tomorrow’s Midnight Madness in downtown Annapolis.  The town will be full of holiday music and cheer with opportunities to win gifts and prizes, take holiday photos and shop special sale prices at retail shops, which will each remain open until midnight for holiday shopping and festivities. The musical […]

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Annapolis Small Business Saturday

Annapolis Small Business Saturday

| November 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is proud to announce this year’s Annapolis Business Association’s Small Business Saturday event. Members of the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) and Annapolis Business Association (ABA) will be at the City’s Pocket Park, 122 Main Street, to celebrate Small Business Saturday, November 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. “Saturday is […]

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The Return Of The Flowers

The Return Of The Flowers

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Evidence of an effective local partnership is blooming in downtown Annapolis with the return of the flower baskets and pots along Main Street, West Street and across the Compromise Bridge. Join Mayor J. Joshua Cohen and MainStreets Annapolis Partnership tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of Main Street and Market Space as we recognize […]

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Main Streets Annapolis Partnership Receives 2012 National Trust Main Street Accreditation

Main Streets Annapolis Partnership Receives 2012 National Trust Main Street Accreditation

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mayor Joshua Cohen is pleased to announce that the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP), the City’s non-profit partner in the Main Street program, has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program. MAP was recognized for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center® which includes: Building comprehensive […]

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Candles Off Main Is Off Main

Candles Off Main Is Off Main

| September 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Downtown Annapolis Shop Relocates As many have noticed, vacant windows in Annapolis are becoming all too common. While some closures can be attributed to a poor economy, bad management or skyrocketing rents; others can be attributed to growth. Last weekend, Candles Off Main moved from their 1500 ft. store on Main Street in Annapolis to […]

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