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Beat the Heat This Weekend

In the midst of the first big heat wave of the summer, priority number one for locals turns to keeping cool. The first thing to come to mind? Pools.

An Interview with Rick Wade

For the past 30 years, Richard Wade lent his directorial skills to the Annapolis theater scene, frequenting the top of play bills for the Colonial Players, the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, and the Annapolis Opera among others. Shortly after moving to Annapolis in the late 1960s, Wade joined an adult acting group and directed his first play in 1970. He describes his extensive journey as a director and gives insight into what will (hopefully) attract young and future theatre-lovers to join in on the fun.

Sizzlin’ Summer Adoption Event

It’s getting hot, and Baywater Animal Rescue has a hot deal on great pets who would make a cool companion this summer.

Eastport a Rockin' 2013

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Wingstock 2013

View photos from Wingstock 2013

Annapolis Arts, Crafts, & Wine Fest 2013

View photos from the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, And Wine Festival 2013

Ireland Takes Over the Fairgrounds

The 3rd Annual Annapolis Irish Festival will take over the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville this weekend. The event, which drew over 22,000 people last year, will benefit the Hospice of the Chesapeake, the Wellness House of Annapolis, St. Jude Hospital for Children and the Chesapeake Bay Trust.

5 Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

Many people may not realize that heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, can come on gradually, over several days. Doctors in the adult and pediatric emergency departments (ED) at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) see several cases every week for heat-related illness in July and August. During a heat wave, the AAMC ED sees several patients each day suffering heat-related health problems.

The Buzz

Real Fire to Expand The recently opened Real Fire Brazilian Grill is already planning an expansion. The restaurant is preparing for the opening of their Brazilian bar. The restaurant opened in March in the vacant space on Mitchell’s Chance Road.

Cupcake Minis

Ok, everyone loves cake. But let's be honest here: it's all about the frosting. A bad frosting can really take a cupcake down hill. A great frosting, say swiss meringue buttercream, can elevate a cupcake to epic proportions. These cupcake minis do just that, with three different flavors of buttercream.