Sunday, February 17, 2013
Here's a quick look back at the biggest Annapolis headlines of the week.
Crews Battle Fuel Truck Fire in Annapolis Fire officials say a 3,000-gallon fuel truck caught fire on Edgewood Road, but no injuries were reported and the fire was extinguished quickly. Naval Academy Announces Next Commandant Capt. Bill Byrne was recently selected to be the 85th Commandant of Midshipmen, a position similar to the dean of students. Construction To Start on Annapolis Commons St. John Properties will build a 28-acre mixed-use business community off Harry S. Truman Parkway near the intersection of Riva Road. Union Jack's in Annapolis Now Open The casual pub offers a variety of British and American menu items for lunch and dinner. Stan and Joe’s Celebrates Six Years of Success The local saloon will celebrate at its Annapolis …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The local saloon will celebrate at its Annapolis location on Sunday.
Stan Fletcher and Joe McGovern say the keys to their success with Stan and Joe’s Saloon is a positive energy, good food and a local crowd. Fletcher and McGovern opened Stan and Joe’s on West Street in Annapolis six years ago on Jan. 30 and in honor of the anniversary the pair is hosting a celebration on Sunday. However, McGovern said they would not be celebrating their milestone if it weren’t for promises made very early on in the business venture. “We made a promise to each other years ago,” McGovern said. “We knew it was going to be hectic—anyone can pour beer, but to be successful in this business, you have to put your heart and soul in it and I am lucky to have a business partner who does that.” Along with working hard to provide …
Friday, December 14, 2012
More than 100 people are expected to strip down and jog through downtown in their swimsuits.
Monday, March 5, 2012
The first man to win the local competition beat out 13 other singers in the final rounds Sunday night.
The first man to win Annapolis Idol crooned his way to a victory Sunday night in the fifth installment of the major fundraiser for the Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center. Rob Spengler of Severn, a regular voice at karaoke nights at Stan and Joe's Saloon in Annapolis, sang his way into the top three singers out of the 14 finalists who performed at Wild Willy's Rock House in Parole. The other two singers in the top three were Amanda Rae Jensen of Churchton and Kaeti Bradley of Arnold. Spengler said he's never really pursued music as a career, though the victory may change that. "I don't know," he said shortly after being handed the Annapolis Idol trophy. "We'll find out. I guess the sky's the limit." During the day, Spengler said he …