This week's guest is Dave Gendell. Dave is a lifelong Annapolis sailor and U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain, who co-founded Spinsheet, a Chesapeake Bay Sailing Magazine and publishing company.
Dave is a local maritime historian who has extensively researched and written about the Annapolis waterfront scene during World War II. We talk about this era's fascinating history as well as the more recent Annapolis "Wednesday Night Races" scene.
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"Float Plan" = Long Range Plan
Today's guest is Jonathan Stone. John is a longtime Annapolis busker and award-winning bossanova guitarist, who regularly plays at 49 West Coffeehouse on the weekends. John was recently featured in the late Rob Hiassen's book "Float Plan." We talk about the liveaboard controversy in Annapolis waters. We also talk about Martin O'Malley's abilities as a busker.
With the vacancy in Ward 6, a special election has been called. Dajuan Gay is the first announced candidate interviewed. The other candidates are Democrat Yiannes Kacoyianni and Republican George Gallagher. Each candidate will be asked the same questions. Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast.
Today's guest on The Annapolis Podcast is historian Bill Cooke. Bill tells us the story of Truxton Beale, who is the person that Truxton Park is named after.
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Today's guest is attorney Joe Donahue. Joe is a longtime Annapolitan who went to the Naval Academy then became an attorney who recently filed a detailed federal lawsuit claiming racial discrimination and substandard living conditions against the City of Annapolis. We discuss the basics of the lawsuit, the history of African Americans in Annapolis leading up to this lawsuit and African American businesses in Annapolis then and now. For more background on this lawsuit, the complaint can be found here.
Today's guest is Delegate Shaneka Henson. Get to know our new Delegate Henson and take a listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!
Today's guest is Sarah Sample. Sarah was a star soccer player at St. Mary's who went on to play and coach professionally. Her girls soccer camp runs from August 5-9 at Indian Creek School. Here is a link for more information on how to register: http://www.selecaofutebol.com/
We also talk about sustainable seasonal eating in Annapolis. We focus on the Anne Arundel County Farmer's market.
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Today's guest is Andrea Chamblee, the wife of John McNamara. John, along with Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiassen, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, were shot and killed on June 28, 2018 in the newsroom of The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland.
Today on the podcast we are joined by Adetola Ajayi, who is the African American Community Services Specialist for the City of Annapolis. Adetola discusses the Public Health Awareness Initiative called The Naptown Anti-Dope Movemeant. This initiative was designed in direct response to the alarming Fatal Overdose Rate of African Americans in The City of Annapolis. Take The #OpioidFreeAnnapolis Pledge https://www.change.org/p/mayor-s-office-take-the-city-of-annapolis-opioid-free-pledge
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Sarah Cahalan owns 49 West Coffeehouse and Wine Bar with her husband. In this week's episode she gives her perspective on her coffeehouse. We talk about how 49 West has deeply influenced Annapolis. Please listen, share and subscribe!
Scott MacMullan reads and comments on The Annapolis Capital Newspaper.
Natalie Franke is this week's guest. Natalie is the co-founder of the Rising Tide Society, an organization empowering creatives that has its genesis and roots in Annapolis. Natalie is also the Head of Community for Honeybook. We talk about her beginnings as a photographer struggling to grow her business and how she built the Rising Tide Society, which was acquired by Honeybook a few years. When that happened she become Head of Community for Honeybook and moved to San Francisco. Now she is back home in Annapolis continuing her position with Honeybook. She explains how she runs a meeting, among other interesting and useful information for creatives. Natalie is an incredible inspiration and we are blessed to have her back in town!
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This is an excerpt from the forthcoming Natalie Franke podcast interview. Natalie is a community builder, entrepreneur and a co-founder of the Rising Tide Society.
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Eric Elston is a native Annapolitan who taught at Annapolis High Schol for 17 years mentoring many students. Recently, him and a former student of his produced an animated music video for Jay-Z.
Renowned Annapolitan Artist and Community Leader Tony Spender talks Freetown Founding, Fire Department Civil Rights Fight, Leslie Stanton, Carl Snowden, School Board Experiences, Annapolis Restaurants (Old and New)
Current Annapolis Ward 7 Alderman, family man, past whistle blower, former city employee, current county employee and lifelong activist, Rob Savidge joins us this week.
Capital Gazette Newspaper Staff Writer Chase Cook talks about his life before, during and after the tragic newsroom shootings on June 28, 2018.
Chase Cook's Twitter Account: @chaseacook
Host Scott MacMullan's firm's website: www.macmullanlaw.com
This week's guest is Erik Michelsen. Erik is the Anne Arundel County Administrator of the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP).
We are accepting sponsors for this podcast now. We will read off your sponorship ad at the beginning of the podcast. $50 bucks per ad. We regularly get thousands of downloads per episode from active, loyal listeners. Email host Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Gratzie.
This week's guest is Jessie Dunleavy. Jessie's son was kicked out of treatment, couldn't find treatment and resorted to street drugs all within a few days. This is Jessie's story and fight to find substance users adequate access to treatment.
This week's guest is Jack Turner. Jack is an environmental advocate and renowned wildlife photographer. Through September of 2018 you can find his work at 49 West Coffeehouse.
This week's guest is Vince Leggett, the founder of the Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation. Vince is a history book of knowledge on the Bay. We discuss Tubman, Douglas, Black Annapolitan Watermen, Admirals of the Chesapeake, WaterWOMEN and pirates. Please listen, share and subscribe!
This is a quick clip of Vince Leggett discussing watermen being on the opposite sides of the track at home but together on the water. Full interview with Vince Leggett, founder of Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation, coming soon.
Here is a quick teaser clip on Vince Leggett's upcoming interview on Blacks of the Chesapeake.
This week's guest is Carroll Hynson, Jr. (previous guest so listen to his first episode here Business Legend Carroll Hynson, Jr.)
Carroll talks about his time working for WANN and for Hoppy Adams at Carr's Beach. He talks about the white cluster of people who attended Carr's Beach. Notably, State Senate President Miller was a part of that crowd. We discuss the parades in Annapolis, the old Maryland Inn jazz scene, gospel music and DJing. Aliens, "scandalous" songs are also discussed. This is a fascinating historic episode about Annapolis, about Annapolis music and about the culture of Annapolis music through the years.