Tag: Mid-Atlantic

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Canceled For 2014

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Canceled For 2014

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sad news for area music lovers. The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival has canceled the 2014 festival along with the 2014 Southern Maryland Blues Festival which made it’s debut this past September. The organizers have said they hope to be back in action in 2015.  From their Facebook page: Chesapeake Bay Events announced today that the […]

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Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s time to bring out your favorite legwarmers and flashy neon, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 Rams Head Tavern Annapolis will celebrate their 24th anniversary. In honor of their 1989 opening, the Tavern is hosting an 80’s themed birthday bash. The outdoor celebration runs from 4 – 11 PM. The event is free and 21+. […]

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Rockfish Confirms Sale And Closing

Rockfish Confirms Sale And Closing

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rockfish will be no more after this weekend.  Citing a myriad of issues, Greg Casten, owner of the restaurant has sold the restaurant. The last day of business will be Saturday and Casten is telling everyone to come in to say their last goodbyes. Recently, the restaurant came close to closing when a grant […]

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Wash To Save The Bay

Wash To Save The Bay

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association announces the launch of Wash to Save the Bay. On June 1 (rain date, June 8) participating carwashes throughout the region will donate a portion of the price of each wash sold to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This innovative program speaks to the important role professional carwashing plays in keepings soaps, […]

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Man Missing After Boating Accident Near Pasadena

Man Missing After Boating Accident Near Pasadena

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Emergency crews are scouring the waters of the Chesapeake Bay this Labor Day afternoon in search of a man who fell off a sailboat shortly bfoe 1:00pm. It took crews a while to locate the boat and they transported two additional victims to a local hospital with minor injuries. The other occupants were unsure exactly […]

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Save The Date: Hospice Cup 2012

Save The Date: Hospice Cup 2012

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of Annapolis’ longstanding sailing traditions — the Hospice Cup — will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012. The well-known event benefits local nonprofit hospices, including Hospice of the Chesapeake, Capital Caring and Montgomery Hospice. Hospice Cup, Inc. is seeking corporate sponsorships and corporate underwriting for the event. Sponsors enjoy a day on the […]

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5K For The Bay

5K For The Bay

| May 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 16 and join Chesapeake Bay supporters far and wide for the 1st Annual 5K for the Bay. Starting at 8:30 am at breathtaking Quiet Waters Park, participants will enjoy a exceptional 3.1 mile run/walk course along the South River in one of Maryland’s most beautiful parks. Registration is only $30 (kids under 10 are free and […]

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It’s Tax Time, Help The Bay

It’s Tax Time, Help The Bay

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the April 17 tax deadline fast approaching, Marylanders are encouraged to “Check Line 35” on their Maryland state income tax form and contribute to the Chesapeake Bay and Endangered Species Fund, a donation program created to support Bay restoration and to protect Maryland’s endangered species. This fund, which is split evenly between the Chesapeake […]

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Chesapeake Bay Coloring Contest Winner To Be Unveiled

Chesapeake Bay Coloring Contest Winner To Be Unveiled

| March 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Donna McCartney, author of the children’s Nautical Mile Book Series, will announce the winner of the Chesapeake Bay Revival Coloring Contest, a program she created to recognize the outstanding work of area students who can best capture the Chesapeake Bay through their own original artwork. Launched last September and open to schools throughout the entire […]

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Chesapeake Taste Magazine To Debut In April

Chesapeake Taste Magazine To Debut In April

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Taste of the Bay Acquired By Chesapeake Family Jefferson Communications is pleased to announce today that it has signed an agreement with HDJ Publishing, LLC, to acquire Taste of the Bay Magazine. “We are excited to add Taste of the Bay to our award-winning family of publications,” said Donna Jefferson, publisher. “This regional magazine is […]

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Sailing the Chesapeake

Sailing the Chesapeake

| March 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

It has only one name–the Chesapeake–but a solo sailing trip from bottom to top and back shows the author a Bay of many faces.

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A Humdinger This Weekend?

A Humdinger This Weekend?

| February 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weather Geek Forecast These guys have been far more accurate than any of the weather guessers in the region this year! Some faith might best be put in their words prepare to hunker down this weekend for a 24″ + snowstorm! Her’s what they have to say about tonight’s storm: With liquid equivalent of approximately […]

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