Wednesday, February 6, 2013
If you've been wanting to try something different, make plans now to try a place you've never dined during restaurant week.
It's almost time to eat, drink and get a good deal at Annapolis restaurants. The Annapolis Business Association will host Annapolis Restaurant Week from Feb. 25 to March 3. Participating restaurants offer two-course lunches for $15.95 and/or three-course dinners for $32.95. Miss Shirley's will also offer a two-course breakfast menu for $12.95. Reservations are highly recommended and menus can be found online. For the latest updates, check out Annapolis Restaurant Week on Facebook. Restaurants participating this year include: See Patch's past coverage: CORRECTION: This article was updated from a previous version to remove a restaurant that is not participating in 2013. Patch regrets the error.
Friday, November 23, 2012
The Annapolis Business Association will pass out 200 gift cards to people who shop at three small businesses on Saturday.
People who spend money in three downtown Annapolis businesses on Saturday will be eligible for a $25 gift card from the Annapolis Business Association. "Shoppers will simply bring their receipt to the pocket park [at 122 Main St.] and collect their $25 American Express Shop Small Gift Card," said Sean O'Neill, the association's president. “We will start at 11 a.m. and go until all the gift cards are gone.” The association was one of 100 organizations nationwide that received the cards as part of a package from U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award included 200 gift cards and 280 tote bags to give out as well as 50 welcome mats, banners, balloons and posters for merchants. “Saturday is a chance to remind people to shop local,” Mayor Josh …
Here's a list of what deals local merchants will be offering to shoppers on Nov. 24
Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24 and local businesses in Annapolis are offering the following deals to customers. In addition to the savings below, the Annapolis Business Association will be out in the pocket park at 122 Main St. passing out $25 gift cards to anyone who shows three receipts from downtown small businesses. If you know of or are a small business that isn't included in this list, leave a comment with your business name and special. Paws Pet Boutique, 64 State Circle: Meet local jewelry artist Tracy Menz in the store from noon to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Laurance Clothing, 232 Main Street: Free gift with a purchase of $25 or more. Reynolds Tavern, 7 Church Circle: $5 gift certificate with every $25 gift …
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Patch would like to introduce you to someone new from Annapolis with a round of five questions, helping to shed a little light on our community.
Meet Sean O'Neill, president of the Annapolis Business Association. Patch: What does your role as president of the Annapolis Business Association entail? O'Neill: I work with the city's business owners to help shape legislation, promote events such as Midnight Madness, and raise funds for the city's holiday decorations. Patch: What is one of the challenges facing downtown that has surprised you? O'Neill: The lack of cohesiveness. Some of the business owners are loners that march to the beat of their own drum. They want to tackle the world alone. They still have not learned that if you are part of an organization and provide valuable input and energy, you can accomplish so much more. But an upside is that more and more are joining …
Friday, December 9, 2011
The event, hosted by the Annapolis Business Association, brought shoppers from near and far to downtown Annapolis Thursday night.
Downtown Annapolis was filled with holiday spirit Thursday night as residents, visitors, musicians and more gathered for the annual Midnight Madness holiday shopping event. Inside Brown Eyed Girl—A Funky Boutique on Main Street, shoppers were greeted with snacks and treated to 10 percent off certain items. “We’re having a great time and everybody is so happy,” said Kathy Stanfield, who owns the store along with GeorgiAnna King Schurr. Schurr noted that the event is great for small businesses. At Blanca Flor shoppers browsed the store’s collection of silver jewelry while enjoying the sounds of the guitar. “It’s been really nice,” Donna De Garcia, owner of the store—which has been in business for 18 years—said of the event. From corner to …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The annual event, hosted by the Annapolis Business Association, is this Thursday. Round two is next Thursday.
Still have lots of people to buy for this holiday season? This Thursday night, Annapolis businesses are making it easier by keeping their doors open until midnight. The annual event, Midnight Madness, will feature holiday-themed music and shoppers will have a chance to win prizes, meet Santa at the Market House and take holiday photos, according to a recent press release from the Annapolis Business Association. Many of the stores will also offer specials and sales, according to the release. WRNR and WNAV will be live on air from City Dock, and there will be musical performances from The Salvation Army Band and the Old Mill High School Steel Drum band. There are lots of other fun activities downtown before the “madness,” as noted in the …