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Live! Hotel — NOW OPEN

Live! Hotel — NOW OPEN

| July 18, 2018

The Cordish Companies and Live! Casino & Hotel celebrated the Grand Opening of the flagship, luxury LIVE! HOTEL, the first hotel in the world to carry the renowned Live! brand. The Live! Hotel adds 310 rooms, including 52 suites; two new restaurants, a luxury day Spa and Salon, a 4,000-seat Event Center, and Club 21, […]

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Tickets selling fast for Twist & Stout

Tickets selling fast for Twist & Stout

| July 18, 2018

On September 29th, Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks will presentTwist & Stout, a fine wine and craft beer festival that also features live music from some of the region’s best bands, food trucks serving innovative cuisine, and local artists and artisans, all set at the picturesque Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland. Produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, […]

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Nominations open for Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award

Nominations open for Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award

| July 17, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Sailing Industry Distinguished Service Award are being accepted as of today. Created by the Annapolis Boat Shows in 2014, the award recognizes members of the sailing industry for their high standards of excellence, service, and commitment. Each year the Annapolis Boat Shows honors someone who has distinguished him or herself through continued and unselfish service to the overall advancement of the sailing industry. […]

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Pirate’s Cove to hold fundraiser for cause dear to loved musician’s heart

Pirate’s Cove to hold fundraiser for cause dear to loved musician’s heart

| July 17, 2018

Pirates Cove Restaurant & Dock Bar will host a very special event to support a local musician and dear friend, Ray Weaver, on Saturday, July 28th, from 2 to 6 pm. The event, featuring performances by Ray Weaver along with an open jam and musical collaboration with local musicians, will benefit Ray and his family […]

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Bello Machre’s “Every Step Counts” tops $200K

Bello Machre’s “Every Step Counts” tops $200K

| July 17, 2018

Every Step Counts, an annual fundraiser hosted by Bello Machre to benefit children and adults with developmental disabilities, raised over $200,000 in support of the children and adults served by the organization. The family-friendly event, held  on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, hosted over 400 participants who walked, […]

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This Thursday–the Dog Days of Summer return to benefit the SPCA

This Thursday–the Dog Days of Summer return to benefit the SPCA

| July 16, 2018

Welcome the dog days of summer and bring your dog for a cruise of Annapolis to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® has teamed up again with the AACSPCA to plan a fun evening fundraiser on Harbor Queen for dogs and their humans. The […]

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Eastport Oyster Boys + Annapolis Symphony + Maryland Hall + Free Concert = #AnnapolisStrong

Eastport Oyster Boys + Annapolis Symphony + Maryland Hall + Free Concert = #AnnapolisStrong

| July 16, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Community is coming together for the first time with a free concert to help honor the victims, heal the shaken and strengthen the community after last month’s tragic Capital Gazette shooting which killed five newspaper employees. The live concert is free and open to the public. Be part of the outpouring […]

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9/11 Heroes Run scheduled for September 16th

9/11 Heroes Run scheduled for September 16th

| July 16, 2018

The 2018 Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run, scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, September 16, at the Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium, is open for registration at www.911heroesrun.org/annapolis. Hosted by Travis Manion Foundation, the Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run includes a 5K and 1M Family Fun Run along with a new 5K GORUCK division that unites the community in […]

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Three homes back Akin in 7-1 Baysox win

Three homes back Akin in 7-1 Baysox win

| July 15, 2018

Keegan Akin tied the Eastern League lead for wins Sunday afternoon, shutting down the Reading Fightin’ Phils while getting the aid of three home runs to help the Bowie Baysox earn a 7-1 win in front of 5,014 at FirstEnergy Stadium. Akin earned his ninth win of the season after the series finale, tying him […]

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Severn Bank opens new full-service branch in Lothian

Severn Bank opens new full-service branch in Lothian

| July 15, 2018

Severn Bank (“Severn”) has announced the opening of a new branch at 5401 Southern Maryland Boulevard in Lothian, Maryland. This is the sixth branch in Anne Arundel County for the bank. The 2,500 square foot branch includes tellers and drive-through teller windows as well as on-site commercial and mortgage bankers. An ATM will also be […]

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You can save energy and money at BGE’s new BGE Marketplace

You can save energy and money at BGE’s new BGE Marketplace

| July 15, 2018

BGE customers can now purchase energy-saving products online at the BGE Marketplace. The newly-launched retail site offers energy-related products that save them time and money, such as LED lightbulbs, smart thermostats, advanced power strips, and more. The energy savings from these products support EmPOWER Maryland. “The launch of BGE Marketplace provides our customers with more […]

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Big inning dooms Baysox in 8-3 defeat

Big inning dooms Baysox in 8-3 defeat

| July 14, 2018

Reading saw their first five batters reach in a six-run fourth inning rally that buried the Baysox on Saturday evening at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Baysox clawed back but fell by an 8-3 final score. Baysox starter Reid Love had a solid and efficient start to the game. He got through the first three innings in […]

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K&B True Value gives away more than 2000 flags over Independence Day

K&B True Value gives away more than 2000 flags over Independence Day

| July 14, 2018

Over the Independence Day holiday, K&B True Value gave away more than 2000 US flags. According to Jared Littman, former Alderman for the City of Annapolis and owner of K&B True Value, it generates a ton of heartfelt responses to from the community. One customer wrote: “This most iconic symbol of American freedom reminds us […]

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Watershed Stewards Academy announces certification courses

Watershed Stewards Academy announces certification courses

| July 14, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) certification course trains and supports citizens to become Master Watershed Stewards. Master Watershed Stewards take action with their neighbors to address the problem of stormwater pollution and restore local waterways in Anne Arundel County. Prospective Stewards need not have prior knowledge; they will receive training to identify and solve […]

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Boatyard Beach Bash tickets going fast

Boatyard Beach Bash tickets going fast

| July 14, 2018

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s Boatyard Beach Bash brings Key West to Eastport. Coral Reefers Roger Bartlett, Eric Darken, Doyle Grisham, Peter Mayer, Brendan Mayer and Keith Sykes, along with Scott Kirby, The John Frinzi Band, and Aaron Scherz will be performing. This diverse collection of talented musicians provides rare access to Jimmy Buffett’s […]

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Baysox comeback falls short in 5-4 defeat

Baysox comeback falls short in 5-4 defeat

| July 13, 2018

The Baysox, who stunned Reading with a six-run, ninth inning rally last night, came perilously close to repeating the feat. In the end, Reading held on sending the Baysox to a 5-4 defeat on Friday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Down 5-2 in the eighth inning the Baysox started their come from behind effort. Erick Salcedo […]

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Anne Arundel County invests another $9M in bike trails

Anne Arundel County invests another $9M in bike trails

| July 13, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh has announced a $9.4 million plan to expand the South Shore Trail to Odenton. “This investment fulfills our promise to make our County more bike-friendly,” said Schuh. “The South Shore expansion will take us one step closer to creating an interconnected system of bike trails and bike lanes that will allow […]

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What??  The 5th Dimension coming to Rams Head On Stage?

What?? The 5th Dimension coming to Rams Head On Stage?

| July 13, 2018

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Baysox donating half of ticket sales to Capital-Gazette funds

Baysox donating half of ticket sales to Capital-Gazette funds

| July 13, 2018

The Bowie Baysox announce today that the team will donate 50 percent of their ticket proceeds from their home game on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:05 p.m. against the Erie SeaWolves (Class AA Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) to two funds set up to help and honor the victims and families affected in the […]

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Smithey Law Group opens new practice in West Annapolis

Smithey Law Group opens new practice in West Annapolis

| July 13, 2018

Smithey Law Group LLC, a law practice focusing exclusively on employment law, has opened in West Annapolis. Led by partner and founder Joyce Smithey, the practice covers issues related to wages, discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse, contract and severance negotiations, equal pay, medical leave and more. Smithey also handles high-profile class and collective actions involving wage and hour violations.  Smithey spent […]

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Save the date for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival

Save the date for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival

| July 13, 2018

Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 18, 2018. This event draws large crowds to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for a unique festival featuring craft beer and Maryland wine together. Guests sample over 80 exceptional Maryland wines and over 40 craft brews from […]

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Epic comeback hurls Baysox to 7-5 win

Epic comeback hurls Baysox to 7-5 win

| July 12, 2018

The great Jack Buck once said – “I can’t believe what I just saw.” A crowd of close to 6,000 Reading faithful echoed those sentiments as the Baysox stunningly rallied from four down in the ninth inning to win 7-5 in the series opener. With Aderlin Rodriguez aboard and one down, Anderson Feliz doubled him […]

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