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The Annapolis Podcast

Welcome to the Annapolis Podcast. From 1649 to present times, every cobblestone of this seaport city has a story to tell. Please join Scott MacMullan for conversations with prominent Annapolitans to discuss these historic and contemporary stories. The Annapolis Podcast is produced and hosted by Scott MacMullan. Contact Scott with any questions or comments. www.macmullanlaw.com
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Welcome to the Annapolis Podcast. From 1649 to present times, every cobblestone of this seaport city has a story to tell. Please join Scott MacMullan for conversations with prominent Annapolitans to discuss these historic and contemporary stories. The Annapolis Podcast is produced and hosted by Scott MacMullan. Contact Scott with any questions or comments. www.macmullanlaw.com.
 
 
Nov 2, 2019

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.

Oct 4, 2019

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.

Sep 24, 2019

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

 

Aug 30, 2019

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/

Jul 5, 2019

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

Jun 28, 2019

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. 

Follow John here.

Jun 7, 2019

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.

Jun 1, 2019

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.

May 22, 2019

Today's guest is Delegate Shaneka Henson. Get to know our new Delegate Henson and take a listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

May 19, 2019

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. 

Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

 

May 13, 2019

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.

Feb 14, 2019

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: aoajayi@annapolis.gov

Feb 11, 2019

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!

Jan 5, 2019

Scott MacMullan reads and comments on The Annapolis Capital Newspaper.

Dec 20, 2018

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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Dec 9, 2018
This week's guest on The Annapolis Podcast is Marc Apter. Marc Apter is the chair of the Arundel on the Bay History Project which just released the book "The Amazing Story of Arundel on The Bay 1600s to Today" 
 
 
Get your copy of 'The Amazing Story of Arundel on The Bay 1600s to Today" online here for $39.95. Or locally at a $5 discount at the following launch and signing events:
 
 
Dec 13, 2018  Historic Annapolis Store on Main St. 6- 7:30 pm.  Book signing
Dec 15, 2018  Annapolis Book Store, 53 Maryland Ave, 2-4 pm, book signing
Dec 4, 2018

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. 

 

Art Life Studio

Nov 14, 2018

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.

Oct 14, 2018

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 smacmullan@gmail.com if you are interested. Gratzie.

Sep 14, 2018

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.

Aug 27, 2018

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!

 

Host Scott MacMullan's Law Firm Website

Aug 24, 2018

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.

Aug 11, 2018

Here is a quick clip on the upcoming interview with Carroll Hynson, Jr. who worked for WANN during the Carr's Beach music boom in Annapolis. Times have changed.

Aug 4, 2018

Host Scott MacMullan talks about the future of The Annapolis Podcast and the exciting new partnership for the podcast! We also discuss the Bates Legacy Center and summer league basketball.

Jun 10, 2018

This week Ray Hoffmann sits down and interviews Scott MacMullan on his County Council run. 

www.electscottmac.com

Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

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