Former Mayor Ellen Moyer discusses the fascinating history of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. We also discuss parallels between the plight of the oyster industry and the deforestation of Anne Arundel County.
Today's guest is historian Janice Hayes-Williams. Janice discusses how she found the displaced remains of Asbury Methodist Church founder Smith Price and how detectives have reconstructed a picture of what he would have looked like from analyzing his skull. Janice also discusses slavery in Annapolis.
The Doctors are on call! Dr. Linda Hicks-Boyd and Dr. Patsy Baker Blackshear of The Annapolis Chapter of Links, Incorporated, which is one of the oldest and largest volunteer organizations of women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
More information on the Joyce P. McManus Music Grant available to local students can be found here: www.annapolislinks.org
Today's guest is the Arundel Rivers Federation's South Riverkeeper Jesse Iliff.
To learn more about and to support the Arundel Rivers Federation, go to: https://www.arundelrivers.org/
This week's guest is local Kara Mcguirk Allison. Kara is the founding producer of NPR's "Hidden Brain" podcast and is producing a new podcast called "The Ghost in My Room Podcast," which is set to launch on September 1, 2019 of this year. The podcast is a look at ghost stories, legends, and folklore and the people who try to prove they are real. Annapolis' own Middleton's Tavern is featured in one of the episodes.
For more information and to subscribe to The Ghost in My Room Podcast go to platformmediallc.com/the-ghost-in-my-room
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.
Follow Dave on Twitter: @dgendell
"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.
For questions regarding Truxton email Bill at:
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
Adetola's email: email@example.com
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!