Tag: United States

Pulitzer winning author to speak at St. John’s College

Pulitzer winning author to speak at St. John’s College

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jack N. Rakove, Stanford University professor, noted Constitutional historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will speak on “James Madison’s ‘Ticklish Experiment’” at the Great Issues Forum at St. John’s College. Sponsored by the Friends of St. John’s College, the Great Issues Forum, “Vices of Our Political System: In Madison’s Time—and Ours,” will be held on Saturday, […]

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Bombers over Baltimore?

Bombers over Baltimore?

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s not very often you get the opportunity to go up in a WWII B-17 Bomber. So when The Liberty Foundation offered Eye on Annapolis the chance we took it! The Boeing B-17 “Flying Fortress” is one of only 13 Bomber planes, that is still able to fly today. This B-17 was built towards the end […]

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Jordin Sparks, John Lithgow to co-host Star Spangled Spectacular

Jordin Sparks, John Lithgow to co-host Star Spangled Spectacular

| August 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200), Maryland Public Television (MPT) and dick clark productions (dcp)have announced additional talent for the Star-Spangled Concert.  Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, Grammy Award-winning Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers, multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, and multi-platinum Grammy award-winning band Train will perform at the Star-Spangled Concert taking […]

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Alan Weitzman to receive Silver Medal Award for his contributions to advertising

Alan Weitzman to receive Silver Medal Award for his contributions to advertising

| August 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

The DC Ad Club, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation (AAF), honors one person annually who has made outstanding contributions to advertising and who has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Recipients of the Silver Medal Award are recognized for their contributions to their […]

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O’Briens introduces most difficult to spell game on Sunday nights

O’Briens introduces most difficult to spell game on Sunday nights

| August 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

O’Brien’s Steak House on Main Street has introduced a different take on trivia. Questionnairey (see what I mean about spelling?). While every venue has a trivia game it seems, they all run into the same problem–the questions invariably end up not working out too well for one team or the other. Problem solved! There are […]

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See you at Kegs and Corks Festival this Saturday

See you at Kegs and Corks Festival this Saturday

| August 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival on August 23, 2014 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.  This is a unique festival where Maryland wine and craft beer come together…catering to beer and wine lovers alike. In an effort to promote “buying local,” the festival will once again feature […]

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B-17 Bomber to take flight over Baltimore

B-17 Bomber to take flight over Baltimore

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Movie Memphis Belle” will take to the skies over Baltimore. Public flights will begin in the morning with ground tours in the afternoon.  Hours are from 10am to 5pm. The Liberty Foundations 2014 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Baltimore at the Martin State Airport […]

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BGE reminds people to call 811 before you dig

BGE reminds people to call 811 before you dig

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

BGE wants to remind everyone to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked.  Nationwide, every six minutes an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first calling 811. When calling 811, homeowners and contractors are connected to Miss Utility, the local one-call center, which notifies BGE […]

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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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AACC starts year with a busy September of events

AACC starts year with a busy September of events

| August 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. FALL 2014 Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation sessions; Student Union Room 120, AACC […]

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Explore the Chicone Creek with CBMM on September 12th

Explore the Chicone Creek with CBMM on September 12th

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, September 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD hosts Sultana Education Foundation’s Chris Cerino on a paddle through the marshes of Chicone Creek, a major tributary to the Nanticoke River near the historic town of Vienna, MD. Chicone was once home to a flourishing […]

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USNA names Class Of ’57 Chair in Naval Heritage and Class of ’57 Jr. Research Fellow of Naval History

USNA names Class Of ’57 Chair in Naval Heritage and Class of ’57 Jr. Research Fellow of Naval History

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Naval Academy History Department welcomes William F. Trimbleof Auburn, Ala., as the new Class of 1957 Distinguished Chair of Naval Heritage and Dr. Jason W. Smith, of Frederick, Md., as the Class of 1957 Junior Research Fellow in Naval History. “The history department is truly fortunate to have Professor Trimble as our 2015 […]

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Evolve Medical Clinic opens off Forest Drive

Evolve Medical Clinic opens off Forest Drive

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Evolve Medical Clinics opened its first primary and urgent care center July 16, 2014, offering its members virtual visits and dramatic operational changes that are set to revolutionize primary and urgent care. Some estimates state that as many as 70% of all primary and urgent care visits can be conducted virtually. “Imagine not having to […]

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Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

Pride of Baltimore coming to CBMM in August

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II arrives at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD on Wednesday, August 6 and remains dockside along CBMM’s campus through August 10, with deck tours offered daily. The replica schooner will be available for guided deck tours from 3-6 p.m. on August 6, and from 9 […]

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Come out for a Kegs and Corks happy hour

Come out for a Kegs and Corks happy hour

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kegs and Corks is looking to be an incredible event this year once again and we are so proud to be a sponsor!  The official pre-party kicks off on August 6th at The Greene Turtle Annapolis and will be a great chance to pre-sample some of the featured brews, have some fun, win some raffles, […]

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Rams Head presents Jeffrey Osborne at Chesapeake Arts Center

Rams Head presents Jeffrey Osborne at Chesapeake Arts Center

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions announces Jeffrey Osborne on September 14, 2014 at The Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, Md.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 25th at 10 a.m. Jeffrey Osborne is the five-time Platinum and Gold Record winner who gave us such indelible hits as “Stay With Me Tonight”, “Only Human” and of course […]

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AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

| July 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as director of Athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both AACC’s and Towson’s baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of Athletics since last August. Herr says he looks forward to creating an atmosphere that fosters not only continued success of athletic […]

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Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Community Foundation’s Center for the Study of the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87) is proud to announce the first Treaty of Paris Festival in the long history of Annapolis, where the Treaty of Paris was ratified. The festival’s theme is “Re-Discovering the Treaty of Paris Period.” The festival will take place on Saturday, […]

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Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern named top barbecue by Open Table

Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern named top barbecue by Open Table

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congrats to the Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern for being named one of the top 30 barbecue restaurants in the United States.  Open Table published the list today which was culled from over 19,000 different restaurants and determined by votes by their verified diners. The only other semi-local place was Hill Country Barbecue Market in DC. […]

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Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis School of Seamanship has announced the upcoming course dates and topics for their classes scheduled for Summer/Fall 2014. The courses are designed to educate and empower mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions when operating and maintaining a vessel. Master Mariner Captain’s License up to 100-Gross Tons August 4-15: […]

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AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has been awarded the Veteran Pathways Out of Homelessness (VPOH) grant for the third year to provide training for veterans to help them transition and thrive in civilian careers. The VPOH grant is awarded under the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and […]

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