Tag: West Side Highway

Historic Annapolis to celebrate Fringe Festival next Saturday

Historic Annapolis to celebrate Fringe Festival next Saturday

| September 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] For one night in September, Annapolis’ historic West Street Arts District becomes home to actors, singers, magicians, rappers, poets and acrobats as the 2015 Annapolis Fringe Festival opens its doors 7pm to midnight. The Fringe offers outdoor music, cafe dining, street performers, a stunning light show and a rambunctious opening ceremony. The first […]

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First Sunday to celebrate the French and the frigate Hermione

First Sunday to celebrate the French and the frigate Hermione

| June 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday June 7th West and Calvert Streets in the Arts and Entertainment District of Annapolis Maryland will once again be taken over by the popular First Sunday Arts festival from 11am to 5pm. The festival is taking on a French Theme for June and is expecting to draw over 7,000 locals  to take in […]

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Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the Annapolis Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m.   The parade follows the traditional route on West Street, goes around Church Circle, down Main Street, and ends at City Dock.  Immediately following the parade will be the annual wreath laying ceremony at Susan Campbell Park. This […]

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Annapolis City reduces pricing for workforce housing program

Annapolis City reduces pricing for workforce housing program

| December 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the prices for some workforce housing units in Annapolis have been lowered.  Sailors Quay, at the corner of Bay Ridge Avenue and Washington Street, has one condominium unit available, which has two bedrooms and one bath, and is now priced at $194,900, with some closing help offered.    Boucher Place, […]

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24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 21st from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  The public is invited to join us in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts.  Over twenty galleries in downtown historic Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new art […]

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Nancy Hammond Editions returning to Annapolis

Nancy Hammond Editions returning to Annapolis

| July 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nancy Hammond and Nancy Hammond Editions will be returning to Annapolis. In an email sent yesterday, local artist, Nancy Hammond has announced her return to Annapolis.  Hammond was a long-time fixture on State Circle who moved to a private studio in Centreville in 2000.  She was most well known for her annual Annapolis print series, whose sale […]

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Maine Cottage to host an art opening  on Thurs. July 17th

Maine Cottage to host an art opening on Thurs. July 17th

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maine Cottage, in conjunction with the Ram’s Head Tavern and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, welcome artist Trip Park to the Art Gallery at Maine Cottage. The event to highlight Park’s work will be open house format featuring Rams Head IPA from The Rams Head and edible creations from Bowl of Cherries on Thursday evening, […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival on tap for June 1

First Sunday Arts Festival on tap for June 1

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The entertainment for the next First Sunday Arts Festival (June 1)  in Annapolis, Maryland have been announced.  The streets and parks on West and Calvert Streets in the downtown historic area will be filled with over 100 unique artists and crafters, live bands, dance, street performers, and international outdoor cafes.  The time of the festival is noon to […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival gets underway this weekend (May 4, 2014)

First Sunday Arts Festival gets underway this weekend (May 4, 2014)

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s back!  The annual First Sunday Arts Festival in Annapolis, Maryland.  The streets and parks on West and Calvert Streets in the downtown historic area will be filled with over 100 unique artists and crafters, live bands, dance, street performers, and international outdoor cafes. The dates for 2014 are the first Sunday in the months May […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Be sure to check out the FREE annual First Sunday Arts Festival of Annapolis which runs the first Sunday of each month from May through October. From noon until 5:00 pm,  a portion of historic West Street and beyond is transformed into a fun festival of live music, dance, art and crafts.  It’s the perfect […]

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First Snow Of 2014 Brings Beauty To Annapolis

First Snow Of 2014 Brings Beauty To Annapolis

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis is a beautiful town at any time of the year. It becomes even more beautiful with a fresh fallen snow. But when the snow begins to fall at night, the City becomes magical. The first snow, a powdery one with big flakes, of 2014 came just after the New Year on January 2nd. All […]

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Developing: Friday Night Stabbing In Downtown Annapolis

Developing: Friday Night Stabbing In Downtown Annapolis

| December 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Eye On Annapolis has received several reports of a stabbing that occurred late Friday night  possibly in the first block of West Street in downtown Annapolis. At this point, we are waiting on a response from the police for further information, but from witnesses on the scene, there was some sort of fight at or […]

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Cover Your Eyes, Santa Speedo Run Photos

Cover Your Eyes, Santa Speedo Run Photos

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Once again, hundreds of people poured out of the parking lot adjacent to Stan and Joe’s Saloon on West Street for a “stroll” in their “speedos!”  It’s the 5th Annual Annapolis Santa Speedo Run. This event has turned into an annual tradition brought to you by the folks who put on the Annapolis Irish Festival […]

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Ring In The New Year Rams Head Style

Ring In The New Year Rams Head Style

| December 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Say goodbye to 2013 and celebrate the beginning of 2014 on December 31st at Rams Head Restaurants. Rams Head will be rockin’ on New Year’s Eve with live music, drink specials, and a complimentary beer toast at midnight with Miller High Life, the champagne of beers. As always, there’s never a cover to join the […]

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Blues Traveler Brings The Run-Around To Rams Head On Stage

Blues Traveler Brings The Run-Around To Rams Head On Stage

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Perennial favorite, Blues Traveler, pulled their bus onto West Street on Monday afternoon and parked in front of the Rams Head On Stage. They were in town for a single sold-out show to an appreciative and enthusiastic crowd. Seventeen years after scoring the Grammy Award winning, harmonica laced Billboard Top Ten breakthrough hit that came […]

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Final First Sunday Arts Festival Coming Up

Final First Sunday Arts Festival Coming Up

| September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

October brings the much welcomed cooler weather and a number of outstanding outdoor activities to Annapolis. One of the first this month is the 2013 season’s final outdoor First Sunday Festival on October 6th from noon until 5:00 p.m. During the five hours of festivities, West Street is closed to cars and becomes a fun-filled, […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival Winding Down For 2013

First Sunday Arts Festival Winding Down For 2013

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In September your summer activities begin to wind down as you realize that vacations are over and the daylight hours are getting shorter even though the thermometer is still reading high temperatures! But wait, summer can’t end before we all celebrate one more landmark holiday: Labor Day! And this year, Annapolis’ First Sunday Art Festival […]

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The Big Screen Store Coming To West Street

The Big Screen Store Coming To West Street

| August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Big Screen Store, a regional chain of higher end video and audio products (along with furniture) will be one of the new tenants moving into the former Gold’s Gym building on West Street. A building permit was issued by the City on July 26, 2013 for the store to build at 1125-C West Street. […]

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23rd Annual Annapolis Art Walk

23rd Annual Annapolis Art Walk

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 23d Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 15th from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The public is invited to join in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts. Over twenty galleries in downtown Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new […]

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Summer Continues At The August First Sunday Arts Festival

Summer Continues At The August First Sunday Arts Festival

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

August brings us hot and humid days, and this month marks the height of summer. It means vacation-time for many and fun-time outdoors with friends, family, and even your dogs! If you find yourself in or near Annapolis, Maryland on August 4th, you won’t want to miss coming by First Sundays Art Festival. First Sunday […]

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First Sunday Festival July 7th

First Sunday Festival July 7th

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Fun Thing to Do This July Holiday Weekend… Going to the Dogs at First Sunday… Sunday, July 7 from Noon to 5pm The First Sunday Arts Festival is partnering with the SPCA of Anne Arundel County to celebrate our furry friends on July 7. For five hours – from noon until five — a […]

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Annapolis Middle School Chick Decorates West Street

Annapolis Middle School Chick Decorates West Street

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last year, the Annapolis City Council allowed chickens to be raised in backyards. Shortly thereafter, serial entrepreneurs, Jody Danek and Gavin Buckley, decided they needed to be on West Street…in the Arts District…and 7 or 8 feet tall.  Enter the O’Callaghan Hotel! The O’Callaghan Hotel sponsored Annapolis Middle School’s participation in the Hatching the Arts initiative, providing funds […]

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