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In lean times, two Annapolis black history memorials win much-needed state support

In these times of withered wallets and skeletal budgets, African-American history has scored in state money. Two Annapolis landmarks — the Alex Haley-Kunta Kinte Memorial at City Dock and the Maynard-Burgess House on Duke of Gloucester Street — are slated for money toward renovations and repairs....

This weekend’s final First Sunday is your last chance to join the fusion of community and arts

From May through October, the First Sunday Arts Festival transforms inner West Street into an Annapolitan Casbah.

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It only sounds ritzy.

 

Sunflowers and flowering grasses stuffed into mason jars atop picnic tables covered by red and white checkered tablecloths decorate the park’s Pavilion, a fully-renovated historical barn. Flickering lanterns add to the homespun charm.

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On September 26, celebrate all things local, starting with community farming on ACLT land.

 

“This year kicked off our CSA,” says spokesperson Joy Woppert. Named Double Oak Farm, the garden was planted on farmland that had been fallow for years.

The other local milestone ACLT is celebrating is the planned Prince Frederick Overlook Trail. The new seven-and-half-mile trail will connect an existing trail to Prince Frederick’s Main Street.

Capping off the busy year is Locally Yours.

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At Heavenly Ice Cream, butter fat is next to godliness

 

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Once a year, Hammond Harwood House opens the gates to the capital city’s secret gardens — and invites you to look inside

 

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Is there a message in the Naval Academy’s challenge to the traditional rite of passage?

 

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How One Bayside Community Tries to Balance Green Value with Coastal Preservation in the 21st Century

 

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Olde Severna Park turns a brighter shade of green

 

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