This week's guest on The Annapolis Podcast is Ralph Crosby. Mr. Crosby is the author of Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing up in America's Ancient City The "Ancient City" he is talking about is, of course, Annapolis.
We talk about his book which tells the tale of growing up at a tempestuous time in U.S. History in Annapolis. Mr. Crosby grew up right on Main Street Annapolis. His dad worked for many years as a steel worker at the Naval Academy. He snuck into pool halls, usually worked at one of the many grocery stores in Annapolis and read books at the library that was at Reynolds Tavern. He talks about going to Annapolis High during the nuclear age, lifting weights at the Market House and "the other side" of Annapolis, which the Hell Point area. We go into race relations in Annapolis during his day. Present day discussion on the preservation of Annapolis and the "restauranting" of Annapolis is had. Finally, we talk about his vision for the future of Annapolis, as well as his mega-successful marketing firm, which is based out of Annapolis and DC. Ralph Crosby is a true Annapolis success story. Please listen, share and subscribe to this fascinating storyteller tell his Annapolis story!
Treat yourself to this Annapolis treasure here: Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing up in America's Ancient City
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Coming soon on the Podcast: County Councilman Chris Trumbauer, Civil Rights Leader Carl Snowden and Judicial Candidate Claudia Barber.
This week's guest on The Annapolis Podcast is Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides. We talk about how he is a 3rd generation Annapolitan and his family history in the city. We talk about current issues, such as Crystal Springs, the Market House and crime in Annapolis. Finally, we talk about his thoughts on the future of Annapolis. Please listen, share this podcast episode on social media and subscribe to the podcast on Itunes. Finally, please leave us a review on Itunes.
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This week's guest on The Annapolis Podcast is Maestro Conductor Jose-Luis Novo of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. From his beginnings in music, to his fascinating description on how an orchestra is like a basketball team, Jose-Luis is one maestro of a guest. Please tune-in and listen to this satisfying podcast with Jose-Luis! (The common-guy host of this podcast really enjoyed his stories and his personality in this treasure-of-an episode.
Next week: Jeff Huntington, "The Annapolis Muralist" is on the podcast. We discuss how his athletic upbringing helps him with his current art medium: murals. I ask him how drugs facilitate art (and if they do at all.) And, of course, we talk about his controversial mural above the Tsunami restaurant.